Elements and Extreme Fibers by the WNC Fiber Arts Alliance Forty fiber arts pieces by members of the Western North Carolina Fiber Arts Alliance. The WNC Fiber Arts Alliance, an affiliate of the Asheville Quilt Guild, promotes the use of fiber in quilting, knitting, embroidery, felting, and other art forms. The Asheville Quilt Guild's website can be found here. On display November-December 2006.
Roundtrips from the Nest by Jen Swearington Mixed media exhibition of 12 quilts and paintings which document scene's from Jen Swearington's travels throughout the American South and Midwest. Her website can be found here. On display October 2006.
Dim Local Treasures: Geocaching Across America by Margot Anne Kelley Photographs documenting Margot Anne Kelley's geocaching journeys. Her website can be found here. On display August-September 2006.
Pack: A Name that Will Endure Historic documents and photographs of Asheville’s Pack Square. The exhibit explores the history of the park and the contributions of George Willis Pack. On display August 2006.
Growth by Lillian Byers Ceramic sculptures by UNCA senior Lillian Byers, a French and art major who has studied in France and at the Penland School of Crafts in Western North Carolina. On display April 2006.
Western North Carolina Perspectives by Shirley B. McLaughlin 20 photographs by Asheville artist Shirley B. McLaughlin. The color, digital, and hand-tinted black-and-white photographs depict the flora and fauna of Western North Carolina. On display June-July 2006.
Room for Space by Megan Taylor Cox Silver gelatin photographs. Cox, a senior literature major, is the recipient of the national Scholastic Visual Art Award Gold and Silver Key art honors. A prolific travel photographer, she has worked in the Netherlands, Spain, Scotland, Italy, and the Baltic Islands. On display 2006.
The Adventure: A Fifteen-Year Retrospective of the Work of Shiel Okelberry More than 30 mixes media works by Asheville artist Shiel Okelberry. Okelberry studied art at Brigham Young University and Ball State University. She works in acrylic, graphite, ink, and colored pencil. This is her first solo exhibition. More work by Shiel Okelberry can be found here. On display April 2006.
Renewal by Amanda Baranski A photographic exhibit exploring "the wonder and awe that nature has to bestow" by UNCA senior psychology major Amanda Baranski. On display April 2006.
NCUR Art Alumni Works in various mediums by alumni of the UNCA art program who have presented at NCUR over the years. On display April 2006.
One Uncommon Woman's Quilt Art by Cheryl Alderman 38 free-motion quilting pieces by local artist Cheryl Alderman. Alderman, a member of the Asheville Quilt Guild and Fiber Alliance, specializes in quilting without patterns or firm plans. She works almost exclusively with batiks and pays special attention to texture and embellishment in her designs. Her website can be found here. On display May 2006.
Masks of the World & Textiles of Africa Objects collected by Pete Williams, Margot Jackson, & Julia Robinson. On display February 2006.
UNCA Graphic Novel Collection Books & vintage comics. On display January 2006.
Call for Exhibitors
We welcome art and informational exhibits that support our educational and community goals.