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Homage to Life

Multi-Media  by Cecilia R. Frederic

On Exhibit: May 19 - July 30, 2015

These 24 pieces of work are a collaboration between Cecilia and her 28 year old daughter, Abigail. Abigail is afflicted with a genetic condition called Trisomy 18.  Her prognosis at birth was a life expectancy of 24-48 hours.  Cecilia uses her daughter's drawings as a foundation and a point of departure to create these pieces.  Also included in the exhibit are drawings and paintings by Abigail Frederic.

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International Photo Contest

Winners of the Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest

On Exhibit: April 1 - May 8, 2015

Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 7, 12 - 1pm in Blowers Gallery

The contest and exhibit encourages our UNC Asheville travelers to create a photographic record of their experiences. During the reception, participants will share stories of their travels.

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March Fiber Madness

Works by the members of the Fiber Arts Alliance

On Exhibit: March 2-30, 2015

Opening Reception: HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO Thursday March 12, 6-8pm in Blowers Gallery

Celebrating the diversity of fiber, these 40 plus works include quilt art, dolls, felt, fabric bowls, yarn and thread based work.

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Little Importance

Macrophotography by Dan Mele

On Exhibit: January 8 - February 27, 2015

Opening Reception: January 15, 12pm - 2pm, Blowers Gallery

Insects and spiders are often viewed as pests when they're encountered in our daily lives.  Through macro-photography, we can see these abundant organisms in a different light and learn why they are so important to our ecosystems.

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Structural Abstraction

Paintings by Ian M Cage

ON EXHIBIT:  November 3 - December 12, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: Presentation November 6 from 6-7pm, Whitman Room of Ramsey Library

The show includes work leading up to and including Cages's discovery of Structural Abstraction.   The presentation will highlight the process under which Cage's discovery of structural abstraction is expressed in his forms and comprise his "Inner Circle" - an assortment of abstract figures recurring in his work.


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For Abigail...With My Greatest Love

16 Pastels by Cecilia R. Frederic

On Exhibit: October 2-31, 2014

Frederic has chosen the life span of the magnolia blossom as a metaphor for her daughter, Abigail's fragile life.  Abigail was diagnosed with Trisomy 18 with a prognosis of only 48 hours to live.  Today Abigail is 27 years old.

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Honoring Chuck Marting, Photographer

Black and White Photographs by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group:

Bruce Black, Bill Logan, Roger Miller, Lee Morgan, John Newton, Jim Norman, Bill Smith, Leigh Svenson and Bob Walther.

ON EXHIBIT: September 2 - 29, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: September 4, 6-8 pm

Chuck Marting was a musician, trucker, neonatal nurse, traveler, philanthropist and dear friend.  To honor Chuck, this exhibit also includes several of his photographs.

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Concert Life

Photographs by Keeley Turner

On Exhibit: August 1-30, 2014

Meet the artist: August 19, 6-8pm Blowers Gallery

This exhibition is about being part of the music.  Capturing the excitement of the audience and the performer.

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The Wonder of Nature

Watercolors by Janice Lape'

ON EXHBIT: June 5-July 7, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday June 8, 4-6pm

Janice Lape', an expressionistic creator and beloved teacher,  paints in bold colors with a loose flowing technique.  She has taught watercolor classes at Woolworth Gallery for over 5 years. 


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Like Me: An Exploration of Social Identity

 Photographs by Shonie Kuykendall

 On Exhibit: April 28-May 28, 2014

 Opening Reception: April 28, 6-8 pm

 "Like Me" takes a look at how photography is evolving socially into an easy way to create one's own  visual identity.

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International Photo Contest

On Exhibit: April 1 - April 27, 2014

Opening Reception: Tuesday April 8, 12-1pm, Blowers Gallery

Study Abroad is pleased to present the winners of the annual International Photo Contest.  The contest and exhibit encourages our UNC Asheville travelers to create a photographic record of their experiences. During the reception, students will share stories of their travels.


Sacred Places, Special Faces: Photos from India nd Bhutan


Photographs by Meredith Norwood

ON EXHIBIT: March 1-28, 2014

Norwood travelled for 6 weeks visiting India and Bhutan.  These photographs are samples of places and people who touched her heart and made her laugh.


Robert Wilson vs. Burning Man

Photographs by Pavel Antonov

On Exhibit: January 14 - February 28, 2014

This two part exhibition examines two different events in American culture.  Jan. 14-Feb 4, features photographs of the Burning Man Festival in Nevada and from Feb. 6-28, featues photographs of Robert Wilson, "a towering figure in the world of experimental theater."

Pavel, born 1962 in Volgograd, USSR, graduated from Moscow University of Culture in 1991 and spent 7 years exhibiting in Europe, before moving to New York in 1998 to begin work as a freelance photographer.  He is known, for his work in theater and fashion photography and his exhibits have spanned from Moscow to Zurich to New York.

Slide Show and Talk by Pavel Antonov on Monday, February 17 from 3:00-4:00 in the Whitman Room of Ramsey Library.

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