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Didknow... you Admission to the Turchin Center is free!

But operating a museum is not.

Where your money goes: Staff/Student Support: 8% Permanent Collection: 8% Education Outreach: 6% Exhibitions: 78%

Special Reception: December 15, 5:30-7:00pm The biannual BFA Senior Studio Exhibition celebrates the accomplishments of senior art students seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Under the mentorship of BFA Faculty Advisor, Christopher Curtin, each student artist exhibits a body of work that best represents his or her individual concepts.

Tuesday - Thursday and Saturday 10am - 6pm; Friday Noon - 8pm Closed - Sunday, Monday and University Holidays Guided group tours available upon request at no charge.

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Martha Olson, A Distant Shore, altered paper and ink, 2012. Image courtesy of the artist.

Volunteers play a very important role at the Turchin Center. Opportunities are available in all areas of the center’s operations. Fill out an application today and play an active role in your community!

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Curt Brill, Joanne 179.07.05, bronze maquette, edition of 5, 2007. Image courtesy of the artist.

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Monika Izabela Kostrzewa, fashion art and graphics from the Fibrils in Leather Setting collection, 2011. Image courtesy of the artist.

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Exhibition Celebrations: 7-9pm Free and open to the public

The Turchin Center proudly participates in downtown Boone’s First Friday Art Crawls.

Friday, November 2, 2012 Friday, March 1, 2013 Friday, April 5, 2013 Friday, July 5, 2013

ArtJAM 6 Artists, 6 Media Gallery A, West Wing Through November 10, 2012


Special reception for the BFA Senior Studio Exhibition:

Saturday, December 15, 2012

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Workshops and community events include: • Healing Arts Yoga • Blazing Easels - First Friday Kids Workshop • Lunch and Learn Lectures • Workshops for Kids and Adults Community outreach programs with: • Hospitality House • Mountain Cares Assisted Living Facility • Area Public Schools

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International Focus Series I-V: 21 Sztuka: Contemporary Art of Poland Through – June 1, 2013 (ongoing since July, 2012) Main & Mezzanine Galleries, East Wing The Turchin Center presents the yearlong International Focus Series I-V: 21 Sztuka: Contemporary Art of Poland, featuring five exhibitions presenting multilayered aspects of contemporary Polish art including photography, painting, installation, graphic arts and fashion. View past exhibitions in this series at Exhibition Series I-V I. In Shadows: Contemporary Photography by Marzena Abrahamik Presented July 6 – August 25, 2012

Six Virginia artists come together to form one group exhibition. Featuring works by 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. Ann Reardon, The Great Dragon, fibers, 2011. Image courtesy of the artist.

Roadside Attraction: Karen Bondarchuk Gallery B, West Wing Through November 24, 2012 Karen Bondarchuk’s work, which ranges from sculpture and drawing to video and bookmaking, employs a broad range of materials and processes. Her current work, centering on crows and ravens, examines the complex, interwoven relationship between humans and corvids. Karen Bondarchuk, Lassitude, scavenged tire rubber, installation image. Image courtesy of the artist.

II. Mój Drugi Świat / My Second World: The Polish Painting Collection of Chris Sztyber September 7 – October 27, 2012

At a Glance: Gestures of Curt Brill

III. Jędrzej Stępak: Spaces of the Brain—A Site Specific Installation September 7, 2012 – February 9, 2013

Mayer Gallery, West Wing Through November 24, 2012

IV. Visible/Invisible. Print of the XXI Century. Jan Fejkiel Gallery Collection November 2, 2012 – February 9, 2013 Twenty contemporary featured artists including: Ewelina Małysa, Anna Sadowska, Wiesław Skibiński, Krzysztof Skórczewski, Anna Sobol-Wejman, among others. V. Polish Artists Group Exhibition March 1 – June 1, 2013 Group Exhibition of Contemporary Polish Artists Featured artists include: Maciej Guźniczak (Graphic), Monika Kostrzewa (Fibers & Fashion Arts) and more. From Lseft: Artur Popek, How the Singing Drunkards Were Chasing Us, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2003. Image courtesy of the collector. Jędrzej Stępak, Spaces of the Brain—A Site Specific Installation, plaster, 2012. Wiesław Skibiński, Polish Horse, etching on paper, 2008. Image courtesy of the Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Crakow, Poland.

Curt Brill, winner of the Martin & Doris Rosen Award during the 24th Rosen Sculpture Competition in 2010, returns to Appalachian’s campus with a solo exhibition of new work that focuses on the search of, in his words, “that small part that makes us each unique, yet finds us a common home.” Curt Brill, Standing Diana (165) AP/5, polychromed bronze maquette, 2005. Image courtesy of the artist.

Visit for a sneak peek of the spring exhibitions!

“Art provides profound access to extraordinarily diverse ideas and opinions. The world-class exhibits of the Turchin Center enrich our conversations and deepen our appreciation for this community and our world.” - Joni and Peter Petschauer

Our patrons tell us that the Turchin Center is… “A beautiful place to explore the expressions of great artists! Feed your soul, and take in what the eye presents to you.” - Katie Billing

“A great place to catch some inspiration!” - Will Raz

“A gem in the mountains!” - Deb Barbour Davis




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Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Brochure 2012-13  

Mark your calendars and join us in celebrating the arts!

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Brochure 2012-13  

Mark your calendars and join us in celebrating the arts!