Local and Polish artists to lecture at TCVA
Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual
Arts gives campus and community members a chance to learn more about the new artwork in the
galleries by the artists themselves.
Local artist Mary-Ann Prack, from Jefferson, gives a candid and in-depth look at her new work in the current exhibition, “Standing Still…in the Abstract: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings,” during her free Lunch & Learn lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. in Gallery A.
The Turchin Center also welcomes Polish artist Monika Kostrzewa as an artist in residence from Feb. 26 through March 4. She will hold a free public lecture on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. 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 March 1.
More information on both Prack’s and Kostrzewa’s lectures can be found online at http://tcva.org/calendar/events/782 and http://tcva.org/calendar/events/954, respectively.
The Turchin Center is located at 423 W. King St. in downtown 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.
For more information, call (828) 262-3017 or visit http://www.tcva.org.