ASU hosts Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition



Article Published: Jan. 26, 2012 | Modified: Mar. 24, 2012
ASU hosts Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition

‘Imposters (detail)’ by Jason Watson



Appalachian State University presents the 2012 Department of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition at the Catherine J. Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts.

This show represents a variety of recent work created by artists currently teaching in Appalachian’s Department of Art.

The exhibition will be on view at Catherine Smith Gallery in Farthing Auditorium Jan. 30 to March 2 and at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts on King Street Feb. 3 to March 24.

According to organizers, presenting this exhibition at two venues enables visitors to experience a wide range of artwork in a variety of media: painting, sculpture, metal, fiber, photography, printmaking, drawing, video, digital media, installation and clay.

“The works in these exhibitions highlight the efforts of faculty members who are committed to being motivators and mentors for our students, and to engaging in scholarship and creative research,” said Lynn Duryea, interim director of Catherine Smith Gallery.

Artists whose work will be exhibited at the gallery are Adam Adcock, Catherine Altice, Joseph Bigley, Kathleen Campbell, Christopher Curtin, Tyler Deal, Lynn Duryea, April Flanders, Tim Ford, Carmen Grier, Vicky Grube, Jeana Klein, Edison Midgett, David Modler, Janet Montgomery, Ilasahai Prouty, Ali Raza, Dan Smith, John Stephenson, Jason Watson and Barbara Yale-Read.

Artists exhibiting at the Turchin Center are: Joseph Bigley, Angela Bubash, Rosa Dargan-Powers, Mike Grady, Joe Grant, Scott Ludwig, Edison Midgett, David Modler, Janet Montgomery, Gary Nemcosky, Mark Nystrom, Jody and Lois Servon, Lisa Stinson and Ken Carder, Roy Strassberg, Jim Toub, Jason Watson, Barbara Yale-Read and Margaret Yaukey.

Receptions for the artists will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Catherine Smith Gallery and continue from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Turchin Center. These events are free and open to the public.

Additional events, which are also free and open to the public, are as follows:

Feb. 8
Lunch and Learn: Lynn Duryea
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Lecture Hall, noon

Feb. 29
Lunch and Learn: Kathleen Campbell
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Lecture Hall, noon

Catherine J. Smith Gallery is located in Farthing Auditorium at 733 Rivers St. in Boone. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (828) 262-7338 or visit http://www.art.appstate.edu/cjs.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is located at 423 W. King St. in Boone. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, and from noon to 8 p.m. on Fridays. Admission is free. For more information, call (828) 262-3017 or visit http://www.tcva.org.

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