Autumn at the Turchin Center



Article Published: Sep. 6, 2012 | Modified: Sep. 8, 2012
Autumn at the Turchin Center

'Autogenesis' by Karen Bondarchuk



Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is bringing in the fall season with six new exhibits.

The new additions are “ArtJam: 6 Artists, 6 Media,” “Roadside Attraction” by Karen Bondarchuck, “At a Glance: Gestures of Curt Brill,” “Forever Protected: New Paintings by Gayle Stott Lowry for the Blue Ridge Conservancy,” and the second an third installments of the international exhibition series, “21 Sztuka: Contemporary Art from Poland I-V” – “My Second World: Contemporary Painting from the Private Colleciton of Christopher Sztyber” and “Jedrzej Stepak: Spaces of the Brain — A Site Specific Installation.”




ArtJam – 6 Artists, 6 Media
Gallery A, West Wing
Through Nov. 10

Six Virginia artists and friends come together for a group exhibition of new work. These artists include: Martha Dillard, painter; Jennifer Lovejoy, architect and stone carver; Martha Olson, paper collage and sculpture; Ann Reardon, textile artist; Judy Schwab, mixed media and metals and Ali Wieboldt, jeweler. For more information, visit http://www.tcva.org/exhibitions/536.



Roadside Attraction: Karen Bondarchuk
Gallery B, West Wing
Through Nov. 24

Karen Bondarchuk is a visual artist whose work ranges from sculpture and drawing to video and bookmaking. Her current sculpture and drawing work, centering on crows and ravens, examines the complex, interwoven relationship between humans and corvids. For more information, visit http://www.tcva.org/exhibitions/742.



At a Glance: Gestures of Curt Brill
Mayer Gallery, West Wing
Through Nov. 24

Curt Brill was the winner of the Martin & Doris Rosen Award during the 24th Rosen Sculpture Competition in 2010, and he returns to Appalachian’s campus with a solo exhibition of new work. Brill describes his work as focusing on the search “for the hidden Human spirit. That small part that makes us each unique, yet finds us a common home.” For more information on his current exhibition, visit http://www.tcva.org/exhibitions/743.



Forever Protected: New Paintings by Gayle Stott Lowry for the Blue Ridge Conservancy
Community Gallery, East Wing
Sept. 7 to Dec. 1

This exhibition is a collaboration between the artist and the Blue Ridge Conservancy to create works of art that focus on some of the special protected lands in the High Country – particularly those protected by Blue Ridge Conservancy. For more information on this exhibition, visit http://www.tcva.org/exhibitions/762.



International Focus Exhibition Series:


II. My Second World: Contemporary Painting from the Private Collection of Christopher Sztyber
Main Gallery, East Wing
Sept. 7 to Oct. 27, 2012

“My Second World: Contemporary Painting from the Private Collection of Christopher Sztyber” is the second of five exhibitions in the International Focus Exhibition Series, “21 Szutka: Contemporary Art from Poland I-V.” This exhibition features 87 paintings from the largest collection of Polish art in the United States by collector Chris Sztyber. For more information, visit http://www.tcva.org/exhibitions/752.


III. Jedrzej Stepak: Spaces of the Brain—A Site Specific Installation
Mezzanine Gallery, East Wing
Sept. 7 to Feb. 9, 2013

“Jedrzej Stepak: Site Specific Installation” is the third of five exhibitions in the International Focus Exhibition, “Series 21 Szutka: Contemporary Art from Poland I-V.” Jedrzej Stepak, an installation artist from Poland, will be transforming the Mezzanine Gallery into a site-specific art installation. Stepak will also be participating in a performance piece during the event. For more information, visit http://www.tcva.org/exhibitions/751.



About the TCVA

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

Additional Images

'Autogenesis' by Karen Bondarchuk

'Great Dragon' by Ann Reardon

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