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Artist Willie Ray Parish to Judge the 30th Anniversary Rosen Sculpture Competition in Boone, NC – Deadline is Feb. 18, 2016

December 18, 2015

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The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, is proud to announce that the Mississippi-born artist and educator Willie Ray Parish has agreed to serve as juror for the 30th Anniversary Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition. Sculptors may begin submissions on Jan. 4, 2016.

Deadline for submissions, which will be accepted online only, at (www.rosensculpture.org/prospectus-2016.php), is Feb. 18, 2016.

In celebration of the contest’s thirtieth anniversary, this year there will be no entry fee.

As is traditional, Parish will choose ten finalists for mid-April installation on the campus of Appalachian State University, each of whom will receive $1,200 honorarium. Winners will be named during the July 23rd Rosen Sculpture Walk, led by Parish, as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival. All three winners will be designated Martin & Doris Rosen 30th Anniversary Award Winners, and will receive cash prizes: $3,000 for First Place, $2,000 for Second Place and $1,000 for Third Place. Awards and Honoraria total $18,000. The Rosen Sculpture Competition offers a sales program, brochure, promotion as a featured exhibition, and permanent archives on the competition’s website located at (www.rosensculpture.org).

A Mississippi native, Willie Ray Parish attended the University of Mississippi on a football scholarship, graduating in 1970 with a BFA in sculpture. He earned an MFA at the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles in 1978, returning to Mississippi to direct the Education Department and the New South Film Center at the Mississippi Museum of Art. In 1981, he joined the art faculty at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He moved to the University of Texas at El Paso in 1984 where he ran the sculpture program and twice served as the Art Department Chair. In May 2013, he retired from teaching after a 32-year university career and received the status of Professor Emeritus.

Parish’s works are featured in numerous public and private collections including the El Paso Museum of Art, the Mississippi Museum of Art, Washington, DC’s Newseum, the Albuquerque Museum of Art, and Earthship Biotecture in Taos. He is founder and Director of the Border Art Residency and, with his wife, artist Becky Hendrick, hosted the program on their property in La Union, New Mexico from 2000 to 2015. The couple divides their time between Tucson, Arizona, and Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.

The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King St., in Boone. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues.-Thurs. and Saturday, and Noon-8 p.m., Friday. The Center is closed Sunday and Monday, and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are gratefully accepted.

For additional details about the Turchin Center, becoming a donor, the upcoming exhibitions, to be added to the mailing list or to schedule a tour, please call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org). You can also follow the Turchin Center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, Hatches “TCVA 140: The Creative Incubator,” – Nov. 19, 2015

November 6, 2015

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

What would happen if you invited ten folks with big ideas to speak about their favorite topic—all on a single evening? Nobody really knows because nobody in this fast-paced world has made the time to find out. Until now, that is.

With “TCVA 140: The Creative Incubator,” the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, in Boone, NC, has found a way to pull it off. Beginning Nov. 19, 2015, at 7pm (with reception at 6:30), this quarterly event will bring together a diverse cross-section of some of the region’s most innovative thinkers and practitioners to discuss their ideas and projects. But here’s the rub: For their presentations, each of the evening’s ten featured speakers will be required to talk about seven slides with an allotted 20 seconds per slide—for a total of 140 seconds. (That’s a mere two minutes and twenty seconds per speaker.)

“We’re riffing on Twitter—for the smart, creative set,” says Turchin Center Curator Mary Anne Redding, who planned the event not just as a way of squeezing a whole lot of local lowdown and enlightenment into a single evening but also as a way to “bring people together to share ideas and to spark new conversations, new collaborations, new partnerships.”

“Boone and the surrounding area have a wonderfully creative demographic in all areas,” says Redding. And not just in the arts, she points out. “Creative people work in all fields but we don’t often have the opportunity to interact with one another; we’re so caught up in our own organizations and in the effort it takes to do the things we all do so well.”

With that in mind, “TCVA 140” was created for anyone interested in learning about the community beyond their own role in it—a goal that’s notoriously easier said than done. “But we’ve done the legwork and organized a fun and efficient way to meet new people, mingle, and enjoy a thought-provoking evening—and also, hopefully, take away a renewed commitment to our community.”

Below is a list of the speakers for the inaugural evening, which takes place Nov. 19 at 7pm, at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, with reception starting at 6:30pm.

Speakers include:
Nate Allen – Chef and Owner, Knife & Fork, Spruce Pine, NC
Heather Brandon – Food Services Specialist, Appalachian State University
Carol Cole – Artist & Collector
Caleb Crowell – CEO, New Appalachian Foods
Megan Hayes – Director of University Communications, Appalachian State University
Clifton Meador – Artist and Chair of the Appalachian State University Art Department
John C. Pine – Director, Research Institute for Environment Energy and Economics, Appalachian State University
Billy Schumann – Director, Center for Appalachian Studies, Appalachian State University
Mark Trivette – Vice-President, Great State Bank and President, Mountaineer Ruritan Club, Sugar Grove, NC
Dave Walker – Program Manager, Blue Ridge CRAFT, Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

For more information about this and subsequent “TCVA 140” events, go to (http://tcva.org/calendar/super/id/1772), call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org).

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, Calls for Entries to the “Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition” – Deadline Nov. 20, 2015

October 7, 2015

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It’s autumn! Time again for all photographers, both amateur and professional (ages 13 and up), to put away their summer things and sign up for the “Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition” (AMPC) held at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC. Submissions to the contest must be received online at the organization’s website  (www.appmtnphotocomp.org) by Nov. 20, 2015, at 5pm. The contest will culminate in a juried show the following spring at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA). Entrants will be eligible this year for over $4,000 in cash and prizes.

Now in its thirteenth year, the AMPC was created to celebrate the people, places, and pursuits distinctive to the Southern Appalachian Mountains and has since grown into one the region’s most prestigious photography competitions, attracting entries from across the United States, with close to 1,000 submissions last year and 8000 visitors to the exhibition.

Each fall, a panel of professional photographers narrows down entries to approximately 50 images, to be exhibited at the TCVA beginning Mar. 4, 2016. Judges then select final winners of awards in various categories to be showcased in the TCVA show.

This year, the Turchin Center is hosting a new program of one-on-one portfolio reviews with members of the selecting panel. These in-person portfolio reviews will be offered on a lottery system.

“We are thrilled with the competition right now,” says Rich Campbell, Associate Director for Outdoor Programs at Appalachian State University and AMPC director, citing a redesigned, more user-friendly web site that also offers access to every finalist image from the past 12 years. “We think that this archive of images is one of the most comprehensive galleries of the Southern Appalachians,” says Campbell.

About Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition:

The AMPC is a partnership between Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs and The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. AMPC is made possible through the sponsorship of Virtual Blue Ridge, the premier online resource for the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Mast General Store. AMPC receives generous support from Appalachian Voices;  Bistro Roca, Inventive American Cuisine; the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation; Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters; Peabody’s Wine and Beer Merchants; Nikon Professional Services: and Stick Boy Bread Company.

For more information about this photography competition, please visit (www.appmtnphotocomp.org), or call Outdoor Programs at 828/262-2475.

About the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.

For further information call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org). You can also follow the Turchin Center on Facebook and Twitter @TurchinCenter.

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, Announces Winners of “28th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition”

August 6, 2014

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Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts and An Appalachian Summer Festival present the “28th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition” – a national, juried competition presented annually on Appalachian’s campus in Boone, NC. Made possible by the generosity of longtime arts supporters Doris and the late Martin Rosen, this competition continues a long-held tradition of showcasing the best of contemporary American sculpture.

This year’s juror was artist Wayne Trapp. Out of 46 submissions, Trapp identified 10 finalists to display their work during the 2014 competition. On July 26 following the Sculpture Walk, Trapp announced the top three prize winners.

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“Prairie Ray,” by Justin Dearduff

Those winners are:

First Prize: Justin Dearduff, “Prairie Ray” (Dell Rapids, SD)

Second Prize: Mary Ruden & Robert Benfield, “Einstein Sundial” (Seymour, TN)

Third Prize: Joseph Bigley, “Formal-ly #1” (Boone, NC)

Each prize winner received a cash prize.

Other participants included:

Gwendolyn Kerney, “Tango Heart” (Lenoir City, TN)

Davis Whitfield, “Keeping Venice Afloat” (Sylva, NC)

Glenn Zweygardt, “Isis Revisited” (Alfred Station, NY)

Robert Buganski, “Profiles #14” (Garrettsville, OH)

David Jones, “Monument to Nowhere” (Laramie, WY)

Catherine Hoskinson, “The Shooting Star” (Brooklyn, NY)

Aaron Hussey, “Turret” (Baton Rouge, LA)

Each artist submitted a statement about his or her work. Here are excerpts from the winners’ statements:

Justin Dearduff – “Growing up in land locked South Dakota, I have been fascinated by sharks and rays as long as I can remember. I had the chance while vacationing in Key West and Monterey to get up close to some and watching them fly through the water and the graceful movements of the rays inspired this work. When you look up at the sculpture I wanted to evoke the feeling of flying through the depths of the sea”.

Mary Ruden & Robert Benfield – “The Einstein Sundial we created shows the Photoelectric Effect Law, a Nobel Prize winning breakthrough for Albert Einstein’s work with light as a quantum package of energy or photons. It consists of a portrait of Einstein hand engraved into aluminum metal, and visual elements representing his discovery. The rainbow colors painted in the sculpture represent light spread into a spectrum of frequencies. We feel this piece offers educational value and is a point of interest to viewers as they may observe it as it marks time. In order to tell solar time, it should be facing due south and at a latitude common to North Carolina or Tennessee.”

Joseph Bigley – “Eluding a sense of movement and rejuvenation, organic elements sprout from geometric forms referencing the resiliency of nature.”

This exhibition runs through April 30, 2015.

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“Tango Heart,” by Gwendolyn Kerney

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“Profiles #14,” by Robert Buganski

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.

The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King St., in Boone. Hours are 10am-6pm, Tues.-Thurs. and Saturday, and noon-8pm, Friday. The Center is closed Sunday and Monday, and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are gratefully accepted.

For additional details about the Turchin Center, becoming a donor, the upcoming exhibitions, to be added to the mailing list or to schedule a tour, please call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org).

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, to Hosts Gala and Silent Auction – Aug. 28, 2014

August 6, 2014

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The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University, in Boone, NC, is hosting a Gala and Silent Auction on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, from 6:30-9:30pm. This event will feature over $13,000 worth of auction items as well as live music from The Mercury Dames and heavy hors d’oeuvres all centered around the Turchin’s current international exhibition, “TWENTY: Contemporary Art from South Africa”.

Admission to the Gala and Silent Auction is free for Turchin Center donors and $25 for non-donors. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP by Aug. 20 by calling 828/262-3017 or e-mailing to (turchincenter@appstate.edu).

“We invite you to join us for this event and do your part to keep the arts alive in our community,” says Peter Petschauer, Silent Auction Committee Chair and Turchin Center supporter.

Silent Auction Items up for bid include:

Tour of California Wine Country
Cabin Rentals
Wes Waugh Painting
Restaurant gift certificates
Appalachian State University Mountaineer Mania Package
Massage & Chiropractic Packages
Deer Valley Memberships
Blowing Rock Country Club Golf Packages
Eric Carle signed lithograph
Hair & Makeup Packages
Private Wine Tours at the Turchin Center
Performing Arts Series 2014-15 series subscription

and more!

For more information on this event, visit (http://tcva.org/calendar/events/1379).

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.

The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King St., in Boone. Hours are 10am-6pm, Tues.-Thurs. and Saturday, and noon-8pm, Friday. The Center is closed Sunday and Monday, and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are gratefully accepted.

For additional details about the Turchin Center, becoming a donor, the upcoming exhibitions, to be added to the mailing list or to schedule a tour, please call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org). You can also follow the Turchin Center on Facebook and Twitter @TurchinCenter.

Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, Offers Panel Discussion and Lecture Series for Fall 2013

September 23, 2013

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Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, is offering opportunities to learn more about the artists and the works of the exhibitions on display at the center with the Hugh Morton Panel Discussion and ARTSpectrum Lecture Series.

The Work of Hugh Morton: Panel Discussion, Gallery Tour and Reception – Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, from 2-4pm, Turchin Center Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public.

Panelists Woody Durham, Jack Hilliard and Betty McCain will hold a discussion on the long-standing career of North Carolina photographer, Hugh Morton. Led by Robert Anthony and Stephen Fletcher of the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The panel discussion will be followed by gallery tours through the current Hugh Morton exhibition at the Turchin Center and a reception.

ARTSpectrum Lecture Series – A new series at the Turchin Center, ARTSpectrum Lectures, are gallery talks led by the artists exhibiting at the Turchin Center as well as artists leading programs here in our community. These free lectures are held on Wednesdays at 6:30pm at the Turchin Center. Below is the fall 2013 schedule of lectures.

Devil’s Mark Reading and Presentation by author, Noyes Capehart – Oct. 9, 2013, at 6:30pm – Author, Noyes Capehart will read excerpts from and discuss his latest book, “Devil’s Mark”. There will be a question and answer session following the reading.

NC Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti: Poetry Reading & Artist Collaborative Discussion – Nov. 6, 2013, at 6:30pm – Joseph Bathanti shares poetry he wrote in response to Carl Galie’s artwork in the upcoming exhibition Lost on the Road to Oblivion: The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country.

Hugh Morton’s Rise to his Photographic Peak- Stephen J. Fletcher – Nov. 13, 2013, at 6:30pm – Stephen J. Fletcher, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archivist at the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC-Chapel Hill takes a look at Hugh Morton’s photographic career throughout eight decades.

Carl Galie: Artist Gallery Talk – Nov. 20, 2013, at 6:30pm – Photographer Carl Galie discusses his work in the upcoming exhibition Lost on the Road to Oblivion: The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country. This exhibition focuses on the controversial practice of mountaintop removal.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource. The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King Street in Boone. There is no admission charge, although donations are gratefully accepted.

For further information call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org).

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, Hosts 10th Anniversary Party – May 3, 2013

April 20, 2013

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It has been 10 years since the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, opened the doors to the six gallery space contemporary art museum bridging the gap between the campus of Appalachian State University and downtown Boone, NC. To celebrate, the Turchin Center will host a “birthday party” for the center on Friday, May 3, 2013, as a part of Downtown Boone’s First Friday Art Crawl.  The event is free and open to the public from 7-9pm and will pay a special tribute to patrons Robert and Lillian Turchin.

During the event will be live music performances by Todd Wright and Andy Page. Appalachian State University Theatre & Dance professor, Sherone Price and the African Dance Ensemble will also perform during the event.

Limited edition prints by artist Tim Turner will be on sale and all proceeds go to the Turchin Center. Only 50 have been printed in honor of the 10th anniversary. The cost of the print is $225 and framing options are available. For more information on this print, visit (http://tcva.org/news/2013/04/1026).

The current exhibitions that will be on display during this event are “International Focus Series I-V: V. Polish Artists Group Exhibition”, “10th Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition”, “Negotiation of the Secret Society Cloth: An Exploration of Ukara”, “Victor Ekpuk: Drawing Memories” and “BFA Senior Studio Exhibition Spring 2013”.  For more information about these exhibitions, visit (http://tcva.org/exhibitions).

Over the last 10 years, the Turchin Center has featured over 205 exhibitions to date. This includes a combination of local, regional, national and international exhibitions. Over 65% of the exhibitions that have been featured at the center have been by local or regional artists.

The Turchin Center’s Permanent Collection houses over 1,600 works of art with the largest amount of works by a single artist being by Andy Warhol. The center is also home to the largest collection of Inuit art in the United States thanks to a continuing donation by Dr. H.G. Jones.

Since opening in May of 2003, annual visitation to the Turchin Center has increased by 42%. An average of 1,000 visitors attend the center’s Exhibition Celebrations during First Friday Art Crawls throughout the year. These celebrations feature live music, a cash bar and a chance to view the artwork the day the exhibition opens.

The Outreach Program at the Turchin Center spans throughout many platforms around the campus and community. The vast community outreach programs the center is involved with include the Hospitality House, Mountain Cares Assisted Living Facility and area public schools. In addition, the Turchin Center hosts workshops for kids, older teens and adults year-round. Programs for Appalachian students have also grown over the last few years, expanding to student-only events hosted by the Turchin Center as well as free Tai Chi lessons and Open Studio time every Tuesday.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.

The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King St., in Boone. Hours are 10am-6pm, Tues.-Thurs. and Saturday, and noon-8pm, Friday. The Center is closed Sunday and Monday, and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are gratefully accepted.

For additional details about the Turchin Center, becoming a donor, the upcoming exhibitions, to be added to the mailing list or to schedule a tour, please call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org).

Local Artist and Polish Artist to Give Lectures on New Works at the Turchin Center in Boone, NC – Feb. 20 and Feb. 28, 2013

February 12, 2013

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Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, gives campus and community members a chance to learn more about the new artwork in the galleries by the artists themselves.

Local artist, , from nearby Jefferson, NC, gives a candid and in-depth look at her new work in the current exhibition “Standing Still…in the Abstract: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings”, on view through Mar. 23, during her free Lunch & Learn lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from noon-1pm in Gallery A.

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A view of Mary-Ann Prack’s exhibition

The Turchin Center also welcomes Polish artist Monika Kostrzewa as an artist in residence from Feb. 26 through Mar. 4. She will hold a free public lecture on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7pm, in the Turchin Center Lecture Hall to discuss her work in the final installment of the “International Focus Series I-V: 21 Sztuka: Contemporary Art of Poland” titled “Monika Izabela Kostrzewa-Visual Art and Fashion” opening on Mar. 1.

More information on Mary-Ann Prack’s lecture can be found at (http://tcva.org/calendar/events/782). More information on Monika Kostrzewa’s lecture can be found here at (http://tcva.org/calendar/events/954).

About Mary-Ann Prack

“The human figure has been an infinite source of inspiration for me as an artist. My very personal expression of the human experience – on a physical, emotional and spiritual level is revealed in each of the sculptures I create.” – Mary-Ann Prack

Growing up in a family of artists, Prack began her formal fine art education at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. She later continued her instruction at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and Florida Atlantic University. For the past 30 years she has worked with clay as a pure sculpture medium. She hand-builds using a slab method with specially formulated clay. She now lives and works in Jefferson, NC. Her current work showcased at the Turchin Center will be on display through March 23, 2013 in Gallery A. For more information on Mary-Ann Prack, her exhibition and to see photographs of the installation, visit (http://tcva.org/exhibitions/856).

About Monika Kostrzewa

Monika Kostrzewa studied at the W. Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź in the Fabrics and Clothing Department where she specialized in clothing and jewelry design. Since 2001 she has been lecturing on artistic graphics and magazine graphics at the Pedagogical and Artistic Department of the Adam Mickiewicz University (WPA UAM) in Kalisz. In 2006 she earned her PhD in Fine Arts within the area of applied art. Her own original clothing and graphics designs have won numerous awards, been presented in many exhibitions in Poland and abroad and have been published in various fashion magazines.

During her residency at Appalachian, she will be installing her work into the Main Gallery and meeting with students and community members. Her work will be on display beginning March 1 through June 1, 2013. For more information on Monika Kostrzewa, her exhibition and residency, visit (http://tcva.org/exhibitions/753).

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.

The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King St., in Boone. Hours are 10am-6pm, Tues.-Thurs. and Saturday, and noon-8pm, Friday. The Center is closed Sunday and Monday, and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are gratefully accepted.

For additional details about the Turchin Center, becoming a donor, the upcoming exhibitions, to be added to the mailing list or to schedule a tour, please call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org).

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, Invites Families for a Celebration of the Arts – Feb. 9, 2013

February 6, 2013

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Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, hosts a Winter Family Arts Festival on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, from 12:30- 3:30pm. This free event gives families a chance to come into the center for a fun-filled day of arts and crafts and escape the coldness of winter.

The Winter Family Arts Festival will feature a few Valentine’s Day themed activities such as Scandinavian heart baskets, mouse valentines, tissue paper flowers, secret room books and much more.  Participants can drop in for a bit or stay the whole time. For more information on this event, visit (http://tcva.org/calendar/events/902).

For more information on other Turchin Center happenings, visit the Turchin Center’s calendar at (http://tcva.org/calendar). For a complete list of outreach workshops and programs, visit (http://tcva.org/workshops).

The Education Outreach Program, lead by Pegge Delaney Laine, is to offer arts enrichment opportunities to underserved populations in the High Country and to provide opportunities for children and adults in the community to receive quality instruction from local artists through classes offered at the Turchin Center.  Throughout the year the Turchin Center offers workshops for participants to explore their creativity through drawing, bookmaking, painting, collage, printmaking, puppetry and more.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.

The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King St., in Boone.

For additional details about the Turchin Center, becoming a donor, the upcoming exhibitions, to be added to the mailing list or to schedule a tour, please call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org).

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, Hosts Beaux Arts Festival – Sept. 30, 2012

September 10, 2012

Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, will host a Beaux Arts Festival on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, from 3-5pm in the galleries. Featuring artists in action, light appetizers and live music from the Hayes School of Music, the cost for admission is $20 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. All proceeds will benefit the Turchin Center and support access to the arts for the community.

During the Festival, local artists, Wes Waugh and Tunde Afolayan will be painting on site with their finished products to be auctioned off at the conclusion of the evening. Live music provided by the following faculty musicians in the Hayes School of Music will accompany the artists as they work on their paintings: Dr. Harold McKinney, trombone; Dr. Rob Falvo, percussion; Dr. Elizabeth Rose, french horn; Ted Ulick, keyboard and Christy Clavio, African instruments. Attendees will also be able to participate in other activities such as a caricature artist, a roaming magician and more! A children’s workshop (for ages 6-12) will be held in the Turchin Center’s classroom, room 3200 from 3-4pm.

For more information or questions, call 828/262-3017 or visit (www.tcva.org).

 

 

 


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