The Wonder of Nature
Watercolors by Janice Lape'
ON EXHBIT: June 5-July 7, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday June 8, 4-6pm
Janine 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.
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.
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.
Drawings by Emily Parworth
On Exhibit: December 6-20, 2013, Third Floor Gallery
Opening Reception: December 6 from 6-8pm
Rather than following traditional taxidermy, in which animals are mounted and displayed for human enjoyment,"Human Taxidermy" depicts humans as the subject of decoration. Through drawings and paintings this exhibit investigates this role reversal as a response to two ideas, the artists relationship with animals and the excessive lifestyle of wealthy Americans.
Photography by Louisa Murrey
On Exhibit: December 2-16, 2013, Blowers Gallery
Opening Reception: December 6 from 6-8pm
This exhibit explores documentary photography in Southern Appalachia, focusing on the importance of tradition and community, and challenges stereotypes in Appalachian photography.
Symbolization of Species
Lithographs by Katherine Cullata
On Exhibit: November 11-25, 2013
Closing Reception: November 22, 2013, 6-8pm, Blowers Gallery
The multi-layered lithographic prints portray the familiar flora and fauna of Western North Carolina, and encourage the viewer to consider the complexity of natural processes and the mutiple ways of interpreting the natural world.
In Search of Lost Causes: Iranian Poster Art from the 1979 Revolution
On Exhibit: October 1 - November 8, 2013
Opening Reception: October 17, 2013 at Ramsey Library
6-7:30pm meet Dr. Dabashi and refreshments in Glass House
7:30 Lecture by Dr. Hamid Dabashi of Columbia University in Blowers Gallery
8:30 Fillm Screening of "This is Not a Film" in the Whitman Room
This exhibit contains a selection of revolutionary posters by both professional and amateur artists who merged calligraphy, graphics and rhetoric in order to convey abstract ideologie. Made possible by the Flood Gallery and the NC Humanities Council.
Dr. Dabashi will be available to sign copies of his book "In Search of Lost Causes: Fragmented Allegories of an Iranian Revolution"
Asheville:Urban Photography from the Streets of a Bohemian Mountain Town
Photographs by Joe Longobardi
Street photography documenting Asheville's lively and creative culture, from street performance to social activists.
On Exhibit: August 19-September 27, 2013
Opening Reception:Tuesday, August 27,11:30-1:30
Black and White acrylic paintings on canvas by Shawn Burdick.
Recent works by Burdick focuses on fluid dynamics, texture and contrast.
On Exhibit: July 5th - August 13th
People and Places of Nepal
Watercolor on Paper with Plein Air style by Dhwoj Bahadur Gurung of Nepal
From tiny crowded villages to the expansive vistas of the Himalayas, Dhwoj Bahadur Gurung captures the beauty and simplicity of the last vestiges of our once pristine Earth. Profits from his paintings are donated to charities to help the hungry and poor of Nepal.
On Exhibit: May 20 - June 30, 2013
Reception: Wednesday, May 22, 3:00-5:30 in Blowers Gallery of Ramsey Library. Music provided by Meredith McIntosh on flute and Hillary Dirlam on mandolin.
Sponsored by the Swan Educational Center Global www.swaneducationalcenterglobal.org
International Photo Exhibit
International Studies and Study Abroad are 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. Sharing their overseas experiences with the UNC Asheville community helps bring the world to Asheville and allows us to better understand their experiences. During the Reception students will share stories of their travels.
On Exhibit: April 1 - May 17, 2013
Reception: Tuesday, April 9, 12-1pm in Blowers Gallery
f32 Photography Group Show: "Texture, Pattern, Shape, Oh My!
Texture, Pattern, Shape, Oh My! f/32 Photography Group Show
On Exhibit: March 1 - March 30, 2013
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 3, 3-5pm in Blowers Gallery
The f32 photography group presents their Second Annual Portfolio Project. Participants submitted up to four photographs which reflect each of the elements, "Texture, Pattern, Shape, Oh My!" The f/32 members meet on the second Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Reuter Center, Room 206 on the campus of the UNCA.
Enchanted Wanders Part 2
Part 2 - "Chasing the Legacy of Ballet Russe" February 20 - 26
Beautiful costumes, sketches, and photography by visiting Professor and costume designer, Igor Roussanoff, highlights his collaborations with Dame Sonia Arova, Thor Sulowski, Wes Chapman, Mark DeGarmo, and Richard Helldobler. This exhibit includes theater and ballet costumes.
Portraits of Uganda
PORTRAITS OF UGANDA by Carrie Wagner
ON EXHIBIT: January 14 - Febrary 9, 2013
RECEPTION POSTPONED TO:
RECEPTION: January 24, 2013, 6-8pm Blowers Gallery
Call for Exhibitors
We welcome art and informational exhibits that support our educational and community goals.
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