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Events & Exhibits: 2000 Exhibits

2000 Exhibits

Inhibition. December 2000
Senior BFA candidate Mary Aldrich's rich yet subdued paintings of the female form are introspective and mysterious. Mary says of her work: "These works involve the idea of dreams, fears, vanity, feelings, and most of all self-expression … The figure itself represents the loving, the secret, my personality, and the understanding of myself. My body wrapped or surrounded by drapery has to do with uncovering my spirit and discovering who I am as a person."
Award Winners: Mother Jones International Fundfor Documentary Photography. November 2000
Created in 1989, the Mother Jones International Fund for Documentary Photography works with photographers, curators, photo editors, and writers to promote documentary photography as an agent for social change. Representative works recently exhibited at FotoFest 2000 in Houston and in previous Mother Jones Award Winner exhibits are represented in this thought provoking and challenging exhibit.
American Indian Art: Past & Present. October 2000
The 7th annual Kituwah celebration comes to the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville for the first time October 13-15, 2000. Kituwah 2000 celebrates the art, heritage and education of Native Americans. The exhibit American Indian Art: Past & Present is produced by the High Country Art & Craft Guild as part of the celebration that will highlight musical performance, story-telling, dance, and lecture.
Recent Work by Terri Godfrey. September 2000
Terri Godfrey's visually engaging and tactile work often combines natural and manmade materials in evocative and often archetypal concretions. Talking Sticks for the Forest Spirits, Sanctuaries for Words, and Prologue will be on view from September 4 - 30. "Talking Sticks ..." will be extended to October 20 as part of the Tri-State Sculptures Association Exhibition. From November 3 to December 1, 2000 the exhibit will be on view at Xavier University Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
Farming Big Sandy. May 2000
This photographic documentation of the Duckett family of the Big Sandy Mush Community of Buncombe County gives a glimpse of the dignity, pride, and hard work of their daily lives. Laura Gasperson's photographs depict a way of life that is becoming increasingly rare.
I-26: Corridor of Change. April 2000
For their project to document the impact on regional cultures of the construction of Interstate Highway I-26, Rob Amberg and Sam Grey were co-recipients of the 1999 Paul Taylor/Dorthea Lange prize in documentary studies. The Taylor/Lange prize is an international award given annually to a photographer/writer team doing significant work in documentary cultural journalism.
L.I.N.T. - Ladies in New Textiles. March 2000
They Call 'em the Blues. February 2000
A collection of images celebrating the blues by Randy Marrs. This exhibit is part of UNCA's observance of Black History Month.
UNCA's Summer 1999 Archaeological Dig in Thebes. January 2000
The study abroad program gave UNCA students an opportunity to experience archaeological field work under the direction of three Greek archaeologists. Our Greek Odyssey shares some of their discoveries: Scientific, Personal and Creative.

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