Thursday: Open Studio

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Fall 2019

The Turchin Center opens its studio space to Appalachian students on Thursday evenings. All supplies are provided and no experience necessary. Explore the world of texture, color and design. Play with paint, collage, pastels, pen and ink with facilitators who will help guide you. Rediscover your creative spirit in a community of peers as you explore different mediums in an inviting space. Open Studio is free and open to Appalachian students only and is limited to a maximum of 25 students per each night.

About the facilitators

Shauna Caldwell is an artist from Boone, NC. Her roots in Appalachia and her relationship with the environment shape her creative work. She uses artistic processes that connect her to her home, such as making paper and photographic emulsions with local plants, to discuss themes of sacred relationships and transformation. She received BFAs in Studio Art and Art Education, is currently pursuing a MA in Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University, and works as Assistant Director of Art Education and Outreach at the TCVA.

BreeAnna Duell is a Junior at Appalachian State University where she studies Art Education. She has had a passion for art and art making since she was a child, accompanied by a growing interest of art through grade school. As she considers Greensboro, North Carolina her home, BreeAnna has grown to acknowledge a home in Boone as well. Some of the creative mediums she enjoys most are drawing and painting. In her leisure time you can find BreeAnna spending time outside, going for a run, or working on her personal artwork.

Fall 2019
TCVA Room 3200
Appalachian students only
Free for Appalachian students

The Turchin Center opens its studio space to Appalachian students on Thursday evenings. All supplies are provided and no experience necessary. Explore the world of texture, color and design. Play with paint, collage, pastels, pen and ink with facilitators who will help guide you. Rediscover your creative spirit in a community of peers as you explore different mediums in an inviting space. Open Studio is free and open to Appalachian students only and is limited to a maximum of 25 students per each night.

About the facilitators

Shauna Caldwell is an artist from Boone, NC. Her roots in Appalachia and her relationship with the environment shape her creative work. She uses artistic processes that connect her to her home, such as making paper and photographic emulsions with local plants, to discuss themes of sacred relationships and transformation. She received BFAs in Studio Art and Art Education, is currently pursuing a MA in Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University, and works as Assistant Director of Art Education and Outreach at the TCVA.

BreeAnna Duell is a Junior at Appalachian State University where she studies Art Education. She has had a passion for art and art making since she was a child, accompanied by a growing interest of art through grade school. As she considers Greensboro, North Carolina her home, BreeAnna has grown to acknowledge a home in Boone as well. Some of the creative mediums she enjoys most are drawing and painting. In her leisure time you can find BreeAnna spending time outside, going for a run, or working on her personal artwork.

Upcoming dates & times

Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio
Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio
Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio
Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio
Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio
Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio
Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio
Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Thursday: Open Studio

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