Past Exhibitions: Fall 2015

Fall 2015

Carol Prusa: Unfathomable. Visual artist working in silverpoint drawing on ceramic domes, fiber optics, and other media installations. August 21–September 17, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery.  

August 12-September 5, Second Floor Gallery. Tatiana Potts: Topophilia. UNC Asheville alumna and currently a MFA Candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, exhibited a series of prints that incorporates lithographic, silkscreen, and engraving techniques. She has collated one set into a hand-bound book in a method reminiscent of manuscripts of earlier days of printmaking. (Topophilia is Greek for "love of place.")

September 10-October 2, 2015, Second Floor Gallery. Study Abroad Photography Exhibition featuring winners from the 2014 International Photo Contest, which is open to university students, faculty, and staff. 

September 24 - October 30, 2015, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery.  With a Mighty Hand: Torah Paintings + Abstraction from Daniel Nevins, an exhibition of visiting artist Daniel Nevins' recent  abstract work and narrative illustrations of a Torah for children, A Mighty Hand.

October 16 - November 3, 2015, Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery.  Art Front Members Exhibition is an annual exhibition of selected pieces in various media submitted by members of the Department of Art and Art History student art group.

October 16-November 11, 2015, Second Floor Gallery, Owen Hall. Simultaneity: Shared Spaces - VCU Student Art ExchangeOrganized by UNC Asheville Professor Virginia Derryberry and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Professor Reni Gower, selected student work will be exhibited at the partnering university. Eva Bares' Art History students at UNC Asheville will be writing a catalogue essay about the included work from both universities involved in the collaboration.

November 3 - November 17, 2015, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Owen Hall.  Looking At Appalachia.  Looking At Appalachia is a national traveling group photography exhibition that includes 75 photographs from 51 individuals ranging from amateur to professional photographers from a 420 county area stretching from southern New York to northeast Mississippi.  The exhibition has garnered many accolades from publications including The New York Times and National Geographic. Photography Senior George Etheredge has two images in this print exhibition and five in the online version. Follow this link for information.

November 6 - November 17, 2015, Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery, Highsmith Student Union.  Jacob Wilson, BFA Exhibition in Ceramics, Consumed? Instigating a Healthy Future Through Sculptural Reflections.  Through sculptural ceramics and applied mixed media it is possible to create works that facilitate the questioning of modern culture.

November 20-December 1, 2015. Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery. Marisa Mahathey, BFA Senior Exhibition (ceramics). Experiencing the Connection: A Ceramic Exploration of One.Through the crafting of ceramic jars, Marisa brings attention to the importance of unity and the connectedness of all things. Heavily inspired by Middle Eastern aesthetic and Mehndi designs, she create pieces that reference these influences in order to culminate a pattern and style for these pieces. 

December 4-December 15, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Owen Hall. Christine Cox, BFA Senior Exhibition (ceramics). Reclamation of Self Through Form: Making the Internal External depicts Christine "path towards truth, acceptance, and enlightenment. The abstractions of the sculpted female shell represent an interpretation of the soul or the mind, which tends to be more complex and mysterious. A psychological metamorphosis is shown in the destructive manipulation of the clay body, which leaves a space for new growth. . . ."

December 4-December 15, Highsmith Art and Intercultural Center, 2015 Fall BA Senior Group Exhibition This group exhibition highlights the very best work from each graduating senior's culminating portfolio.  Both the exhibition and the portfolio are the culmination of each candidate's work toward a Bachelor of Arts degree.

November 23, 2015 - January 15, 2016, Second Floor Gallery, Owen Hall, Art/Mechatronics Collaborative Exhibiton.  This exhibition is the result of a semester - long collaboration between Contemporary Sculpture Methods and Computer Science Creative Fabrication courses.  Art students paired with Computer Science students to create designs that were then cast in bronze or aluminum and intergrated with mixed media elements for exhibition.