All lectures and events are free and open to the public.
Events may be added or updated; please check. All images are examples of artists work and may or may not be in the exhibitions.
All receptions are 6:00-8:00 p.m. unless otherwise specified
Gallery hours are: (Gallery closed for Summer Break August 24, 2018)
- S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday,
- Second Floor Gallery, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday.
- Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery, currently closed for renovation
- Blowers Gallery, when library is open.
- Zeis Second Floor exhibition space whenever the building is open.
Coming in Fall 2018.
Cynthia Canejo: Poetic Responses to Social and Political Repression in Brazil by the Artist, Antonio Manuel
November 15, 1:10-2:00, in Highsmith 114 Alumni Hall
The Brazilian artist, Antonio Manuel, has responded to the repressions and massacres in Brazil during different periods in a poetic manner. This presentation will include his artworks during the military dictatorship as well as a more recent response to the actions by the esquadrões da morte (“death squads” or groups of vigilante off-duty policemen) and an exhibition dedicated to the “discovery” of Brazil.
Full Schedule of Genocide Event:
S. Tucker Cooke Gallery
October 26—November 6, 2018: Lindsey Sigmon (BFA). Reception, Friday, October 2, 6-8:00 p.m.
November 9—November 15, 2018: Amelia Rosenberg (BFA). Reception, Friday, November 9, 6-8:00 p.m.
November 16—November 17, 2018: Holiday Art Sale (BFA). Friday, October 16, 4-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m—2:00 p.m.
November 26—December 4, 2018: Sara Burton (BFA). Reception, Friday, November 26, 6-8:00 p.m.
December 7—December 15, 2018: Shawn Winebrenner (BFA). Reception, Friday, December 7, 6-8:00 p.m.
November 19—December 3, 2018: Advanced Drawing/Painting Exhibition. Reception, Friday, November 30, 6-8:00 p.m.
December 7—December 15, 2018: BA Senior Group Exhibition. Reception, Friday, December 7, 6-8:00 p.m.
Owen Second Floor Gallery
December 7—December 15, 2018: BA Senior Group Exhibition, Reception, Friday, December 7, 6-8:00 p.m.
Commencement: December 14, 2018
October 3, 2018, Visiting Artist Matt Klos, Owen Hall 250, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
October 22, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Visiting Artist Lecture Dr. David Moore, Rhoades Robinson 125, Artifacts from Fort San Juan and the Stories They Tell
---- Spring 2018
February 14, 2018, Visiting Artist Lecture by Hoss Haley, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Humanities Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public. Support provided by the Department of Art/Art History and the STEAM Studio
February 21, 2018. Visiting Scholar Lecture: Karen Britt. Believing is Seeing: Mosaics in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Religious Buildings. Karen Britt is Research Scholar and Lecturer in Art History, School of Art + Design, Western Carolina University (and Mosaic Specialist, Huqoq Excavation Project). 7:30 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Departments of Art and Art History and Classics and the local chapter of Archaeology in America. Free and open to the public.
Deadline for the UNCA Comic Book/Graphic Novel Competition is Friday,.
March 27, 2018. Visiting Artist Lecture. Gory (Rogelio Lopez), at 6:30 p.m. in RRO 125. [Read More]
April 20, 2018. ART and ARTH 2018-2019 Scholarship and Awards. 5:00 p.m. S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Owen Hall.
April 26, 2018. Viewing award-winning film, Loving Vincent, followed by Q&A with alumna Kat Knutsen and one of the animators of the production, in Rhoades-Robinsin 125, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Kat will discuss her work in a lunchtime talk in Owen Hall 237, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Both of these events are free and open to the public. Kat will be working with students in groups as well as offering one-on-one critques to students--if interested in working with Kat, contact professor Suzanne Dittenber. [Read More]
April 27 - 28, 2018. Spring 2018 Art Sale in S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the ground floor of Owen Hall. Visit the sale between 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday and between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. A wide variety of functional and decorative pottery, drawings, prints, paintings, photography, glass, and sculpture crafted by UNC Asheville students will be on sale with pieces beginning at $5. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Department of Art and Art History. The sale is open to the public. [Read More]
(Graduation is May 12, 2018.)