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September 7–October 5

Seeing the Weave: Textile based Abstraction from the Piedmont

Reception: September 7–5:00-7:00 pm

Roundtable Discussion: Maria Britton + Joy Drury Cox
Thursday, September 20, 6:00-7:30pm
Belk Rm 421 at the Library

Meet and Greet Breakfast with Maria Britton and Joy Drury Cox
Friday, September 21, 9:30-11:00am
Smith Gallery

Artist Talk by Barbara Campbell Thomas
Thursday, September 27, 6:00-7:30pm
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall



September 1–October 27

Joel Tauber: The Sharing Project

Reception: September 1–5-6:30 pm

Artist Talk: September 21, 6 pm

Family Programs in the Gallery: September 25 and October 4

Community Dinner + Free Market Distribution Event: October 27, 5–7pm

September 1–October 27

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century

Reception: September 1, 5–6:30 pm

Tim Snyder Lecture, September 29, 2:30–3:45 pm

Book Discussions:
September 13, 12–1 pm
September 20, 7–8 pm
September 27, 12–1 pm
Octover 4, 7–8 pm

November 8–26

Studio Senior BFA Exhibit 1

Reception: November 16, 5–6:30 pm

December 1–December 17

Studio Senior BFA Exhibit 2

Reception: December 15, 5-–6:30 pm

Southern Charms Promo Image

September 19–November 4, 2016

Julie Belcher and Georgia Deal : Southern Charms

Southern Charms presents work by printmakers Julie Belcher and Georgia Deal that feature artifacts, images, and language culled from the artists’ personal histories and Southern vernacular traditions. Belcher and Deal make use of a wide variety of print techniques: hand drawn letterpress, as well as transfer pulp printing, screenprinting, and wax resist techniques. Their prints reference elements of book construction from typesetting and typography to page layout and the use of imagery and text as elements of storytelling. Belcher and Deal’s works demonstrate the strong interconnection between book arts and printmaking processes.

This exhibition is hosted by the Smith to complement the Turchin Center exhibition,The Authority of The Book. It was organized by April Flanders, Mary Anne Redding and Jennie Carlisle.

Artist Talk: Georgia Deal

Thursday, October 20 at 11am

212 Wey Hall

Closing Reception

Friday, November 4 from 5 to 6:30pm

At the Smith

About the Artists

Blecher artwork detail

Julie Belcher is an Appalachian artist, based in Knoxville, TN, and a dedicated handmade advocate, and appreciator of that which can be made new and useful once more. She studied architecture and graphic design before helping to launch the hand-set letterpress revival close to 2 decades ago, scavenging to purchase and restore presses long forgotten throughout the Southeast. Her projects include an illustration of American novelist Cormac McCarthy for the cover of the New York Times Review of Books and a series of large-scale monoprints for Whole Foods Cafe table tops that incorporates hand printed letterpress and imagery from her Appalachian Mountain heritage. Belcher runs Pioneer House, a store which sells prints and other handcrafted merchandise online and in person at a retail space in Knoxville.

Deal artwork detail

Georgia Deal is Professor and Printmaking Area Coordinator at the GW Corcoran School of Arts and Design in Washington, DC. Her area of expertise is in Intaglio, Mixed-Media and Photographic Print processes, along with Papermaking and Book Arts. She has served as a resident printmaker at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and has taught at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, NY. She has conducted workshops in printmaking and papermaking at the Penland School of Crafts, the Paper and Book Intensive in Oxbow, MI, and the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosedale, NY among others.

November 9–18, 2016


Slant is a part juried, part curated exhibition featuring some of the best works made by students in the graphic design and commercial photography programs at the university. It has been organized to particularly highlight the work of graduating seniors in both programs. The juried competition was highly competitive. The selection committee accepted only 25 pieces out of over 100 submissions. Criteria for selection included: composition / design, technical mastery, originality, creativity, and choice of subject matter.

With works by:

*Gabby Allen, *Alise Blair, Jeremiah Bradshaw,*Skylar Brady,Sean Burgess, Katelyn Cartwright, *Lauren Crowe, *Courtney Dancy, *Terrie Do, *Ashton Durham,* Erin Durham,Cole Finch, Matt Frizzell, *Carson Hagger, Rachel Hottel, *Dillon Howington, *Lauryn Jackson, *Kimi Kaste, Zachary Kracht, Annie Lindeman, Dallas Linger, Anthony Lobo, Adam Lucas, Jenna Markiewicz, Jarrod Mayes, *Lacy Matusek, *Jameson Midgett, Raven Moffett, Kellee Morgado, Tori Morgan, Kim Nguyen, Abby Piette, Christina Pinheiro, Monique Rivera, *James Royek, *Sarah Shelton, *Evanne Stoll, Holly Taber, Shobi Vanamali, Grey Von Cannon, Maddy Weidman, Jason Wright, and Sabbath Zwiercan.

* denotes graduating senior.

Jurors: Brian Bookwalter, Tricia Treacy, Joshua White

November 23–December 9

Calico: Fall BFA Senior Studio Exhibition

This biannual exhibition showcases graduating studio art majors working through a diverse range of research interests and media.

Included are works by:

Jon Michael Benz, Alec Castillo, Michaela Corso, Justen Harris, Chandler Jenkins, Jesse Lee, Andrew Merritt, Erina Schultz, Sloane Siobhan, Melyssa Breann Winkler, and Chris Yuda

Commercial Photography Senior Expo

Thursday, December 1, 6-8pm

At the Smith


Friday, December 9, 5-6:30pm

At the Smith

May 2 – May 13, 2016

Spring BFA Senior Studio Exhibition II

April 11 – April 22, 2016

Spring BFA Senior Studio Exhibition I

March 14 – April 1, 2016

Art Expo, 2016

February 5 – February 29, 2016

Faculty Biennial Exhibition

November 30 – December 11, 2015

Fall BFA Senior Studio Exhibition

October 23 – November 14, 2015

Andy Warhol: Musing

April 27 – May 8, 2015

Spring 2015 BFA Senior Studio Exhibition II

April 8–17, 2015

Spring 2015 BFA Senior Studio Exhibition I

February 23 – March 28, 2015

Art Expo 2015

January 20 – February 13, 2015

The Gay Rub by Steven Reigns

December 1 – 12, 2014

BFA FALL 2014 Senior Studio Exhibition

October 31 – November 18, 2014

Southern Constellations

September 8 – October 24, 2014

Suggestive Structures
Works by Angela Piehl & Mark Cowardin

March 19 – April 11, 2014

Art Expo 2014, Annual Juried Student Exhibition

January 22 – February 27, 2014

2014 Art Department Faculty Biennial Exhibition

April 28, 2014 – May 9, 2014

BFA Spring 2014 Senior Studio Exhibition

March 19 – April 11, 2014

Art Expo 2014, Annual Juried Student Exhibition

January 22 – February 27, 2014

2014 Art Department Faculty Biennial Exhibition

September 9- October 11, 2013

Pattern of Man | Jeff Whetstone

Curated by Jody Servon

April 5 – June 1, 2013

BFA Senior Studio Spring 2013

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts - Community Gallery

May 1 – June 1 at the Jones House

April 2013

Replay by Good Stuff House

Looking Glass Gallery

February 1 – Mar 16, 2013

Art Expo 2013, Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts - Mayer Gallery and Gallery B

December 7, 2012 – January 12, 2013

BFA Fall 2012 Senior Studio Exhibition

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

April 30 – May 11, 2012

BFA Spring 2012 Senior Studio Exhibition

March 27 – April 16, 2012

Art Expo 2012 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Juried by Ken Lambla, Dean of the College of Arts & Architecture, UNC Charlotte

January 30 – March 2, 2012

2012 Department of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition

December 5 – 16, 2011

BFA Fall 2011 Senior Studio Exhibition

November 2, 2011

Lee Walton One Day Video Exhibition

CSG, 10:00 am– 5:00 pm

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September 15 – November 17, 2011

Sail! by Jewel Castro

Curated by Heather Waldroup

April 26 – May 6, 2011

BFA Spring 2011 Senior Studio Exhibition

March 22 – April 13, 2011

Art Expo 2011: Annual Student Juried Exhibition

Juried by Noah Saterstrom, Brian Kirk, and David Poteet

January 28 – March 1, 2011

Artifacts and Fiction: The Strange Legend of the Pianistas, as told by Michael Frassinelli

Curated by Jody Servon, Heather Waldroup, and Ben Wesemann

December 3 – 13, 2010

BFA Fall 2010 Senior Studio Exhibition

September 17 – November 11, 2010

Labor Trade Show by Frau Fiber

Curated by Jody Servon

Sponsored in part by Elsewhere Collaborative

April 26 – May 7, 2010

BFA Spring 2010 Senior Studio Exhibition

March 23 – April 14, 2010

Art Expo 2010: Annual Juried Student Exhibition

January 25 – March 1, 2010

Department of Art Faculty Biennial

Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts









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