Art Professor Marek Ranis to Join Geology/Engineering Team in NSF-funded Research

Ranis will serve as an artist-in-residence to communicate research.
   November 18, 2019

Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis will serve as an artist-in-residence in a research project funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project, “Quantifying climate-dependent subcritical cracking and mechanical weathering over geologic time,” will be led by Professor Missy Eppes in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, with Professor Russ Keanini in the...

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New Books from Art & Art History Faculty

Three professors in the Department of Art & Art History have published new books.
   November 14, 2019

Three professors in the Department of Art & Art History have published new books this year.

Associate Professor of Art Education Jane E. Dalton recently published a co-edited book, The Whole Person: Embodying Teaching...

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Art Students Participate in International Festival in Senegal

Three art students and Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis travelled in November.
   November 4, 2019

Three art students and Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis received an invitation to participate in the Gorée Diaspora Festival in Senegal, Africa, November 17-29. The annual international art festival was established to promote links through art and cultural exchange between Senegal and the descendants of the slaves forced to leave Africa from Gorée Island.

Students Chauncey Carter...

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Art Professors Exhibit in London Gallery

Andrew Leventis and Maja Godlewska are exhibiting at A.P.T. Gallery London.
   October 17, 2019

Works by painting professors Andrew Leventis and Maja Godlewska appear in the exhibition The World Without Us at A.P.T. Gallery London. The show opens October 25 and runs through November 10.

The World Without Us considers the role of the painter in the contemporary digital...

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Art Professor's Work in Mint Museum Exhibition

Tom Schmidt is one of artists presented in "Coined in the South."
   October 9, 2019

Work by Associate Professor of Art Thomas Schmidt will be in exhibition at The Mint Museum as part of the museum's Young Affilliates' fourth annual Coined in the South  exhibition. The juried exhibition, which features established and emerging artists from the Southeast, will be on view at the museum's uptown location from October 10 through February 16, 2020.


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Professor Designs World's Fair of Money Medal

Professor Jamie Franki designed the 2019 World's Fair of Money medal.
   September 27, 2019

Associate Professor of Illustration Jamie Franki designed the official medal for the 2019 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Chicago World’s Fair of Money. Held August 13-17 in Rosemont, Illinois, it was the ANA's 128th Anniversary Convention. The medal features Abraham Lincoln framed by stalks of wheat inspired by the "wheat" penny on its obverse; the reverse side depicts...

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Alumni's Work in Local Exhibitions

Work by painting alumni Alexandra Giannell and Holly Keogh is on view in Charlotte.
   September 26, 2019

Two alumni of the Department of Art & Art History are featured artists in local exhibitions this fall. Works by Alexandra Giannell are in Surreal Spaces, a month-long contemporary art exhibition at Goodyear Arts in the Camp North End campus. The show, curated by Hilary Silber Art, features work from seven artists whose artistic practices explore common themes of obscured...

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Art Professors Explore “Truth and Reconciliation” in Santa Fe Residency

Digital Media professors Heather Freeman and Jeff Murphy are creating "social bots."
   September 13, 2019

In July, digital media professors Heather Freeman and Jeff Murphy participated in the “Truth and Reconciliation” artist residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute. Over a 15-month period, from September 2018 through November 2019, the “Truth and Reconciliation” residency is bringing together 70 artists, creative practitioners,...

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Professor's Work in San Francisco Exhibition

Work by fibers professor Mary Tuma is in a show in San Francisco.
   August 22, 2019

Associate Professor of Fibers Mary Tuma is one of seven artists whose work is featured in the exhibition Preoccupations: Palestinian Landscapes, at Minnesota Street Projects in San Francisco, California. Curated by Kathy Zarur, the exhibition...

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Turchin Center Presents Professor's Work

An exhibition of sculptures by Keith Bryant opens at the Turchin Center in Boone on September 6.
   August 20, 2019

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University will host an exhibition of sculptures by Lecturer Keith Bryant, opening September 6.  Metaphorical Reality presents 12 works that address ideas of loneliness, isolation, architecture, and landscape.

"My work is an attempt to make visual my personal reality—thoughts and feelings based on...

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