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Events & Exhibits: 2015 exhibits

New Orleans ... Honoring Her Resilience, and Her Heart

New Orleans

New Orleans...Honoring Her Memory, Her Resilience, and Her Heart

Photographs by Maureen Simon
ON EXHIBIT: November 9 - December 17, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: Tuesday November 10, 6-8pm in Blowers Gallery
This exhibit showcases New Orleans' resilience to heal after Hurricane Katrina. The images depict New Orleans in 2015, ten years later. Included are photographs from the ninth ward and the story of Kimberly Rivers Roberts and her husband, Scott, who lived through the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and rebuilt their lives afterward. The Oscar nominated documentary "Trouble the Water" will be featured during the exhibit.
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From the Edge

From the Edge

FROM THE EDGE

Photographs showcasing theater makers whose unique viewpoints were reflective of issues consuming Americans between 2007-2011.
Commissioned and sponsored by the U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology.
ON EXHIBIT: October 1 - November 6, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: October 19, 5:30-6:30 in Whitman Room. Slide show and lecture by Igor Roussanoff
From the Edge is brought to UNC Asheville by a collaboration of the UNC Asheville Arts & Ideas, UNC Asheville Department of Drama, Progra, the Bakhrushin Center State Theatre Museum in Russia, and Carnegie Mellon University.
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International Photo Contest

2015 Study Abroad

International Photo Contest

Winners of the 2014-2015 Study Abroad Photo Competition
ON EXHIBIT: April 1 - May 8, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: Tuesday, April 7, 12 - 1pm in Blowers Gallery
This contest and exhibit encourages our UNC Asheville travelers to create a photographic record of their experiences. During the reception, participants will share stories of their travels.
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March Fiber Madness

March Fiber Madness

March Fiber Madness

Works by the members of the Fiber Arts Alliance
ON EXHIBIT: March 2-30, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, March 5, 6-8 pm in Blowers Gallery RESCHEDULED FOR Thursday March 12, 6-8pm in Blowers Gallery
Celebrating the diversity of fiber, these 40 plus works include quilt art, dolls, felt, fabric bowls, yarn and thread based work.
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Little Importance

Little Importance

Little Importance

Macrophotography by Dan Mele (Senior, Biology)
ON EXHIBIT: January 8 - February 27, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: January 15, 12pm - 2pm, Blowers Gallery
Insects and spiders are often viewed as pests when they're encountered in our daily lives. Through macro-photography, we can see these abundant organisms in a different light and learn why they are so important to our ecosystems.
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Structural Abstraction

Structural Abstraction

Structural Abstraction

Paintings by Ian M Cage
ON EXHIBIT: November 3 - December 12, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: Presentation November 6 from 6-7pm, Whitman Room of Ramsey Library
The show includes work leading up to and including Cage's discovery of Structural Abstraction. The presentation will highlight the process under which Cage's discovery of structural abstraction is expressed in his forms and comprise his "Inner Circle" - an assortment of abstract figures recurring in his work.
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For Abigail...With My Greatest Love

For Abigail

For Abigail... With My Greatest Love

16 Pastels by Cecilia R. Frederic
ON EXHIBIT: October 2-31, 2014
Frederic has chosen the life span of the magnolia blossom as a metaphor for her daughter, Abigail's fragile life. Abigail was diagnosed with Trisomy 18 with a prognosis of only 48 hours to live. Today Abigail is 27 years old.
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Honoring Chuck Marting, Photographer

Honoring Chuck Marting

Honoring Chuck Marting, Photographer

Black and White Photographs by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group: Bruce Black, Bill Logan, Roger Miller, Lee Morgan, John Newton, Jim Norman, Bill Smith, Leigh Svenson and Bob Walther.
ON EXHIBIT: September 2 - 29, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: September 4, 6-8 pm, Blowers Gallery
Chuck Marting was a musician, trucker, neonatal nurse, traveler, philanthropist and dear friend. To honor Chuck, this exhibit also includes several of his photographs.
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Concert Life

Concert Life

Concert Life

Photographs by Keeley Turner (Senior, New Media)
ON EXHIBIT: August 1-30, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: August 19, 6-8pm Blowers Gallery
Turner's work consists of 15 photographs from Moogfest 2014, and features the bands Zeds Dead, MIA, The 1975, and Kraftwerk. The photographs capture the excitement of both the musicians and their audience.
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The Wonder of Nature

The Wonders of Nature

The Wonders of Nature

Watercolors by Janice Lapé
ON EXHIBIT: June 5 - July 7, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday June 8, 4-6pm
Janice Lapé, an expressionistic creator and beloved teacher, paints in bold colors with a loose flowing technique. She has taught watercolor classes at Woolworth Gallery for over 5 years.
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Like Me: An Exploration of Social Identity

Like Me: An Exploration of Social Identity

Like Me: An Exploration of Social Identity

Photographs by Shonie Kuykendall (Senior, Studio Art)
ON EXHIBIT: April 28 - May 28, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: April 28, 6-8 pm in Blowers Gallery
“Like Me,” an exhibition of 14 photographs by senior Kuykendall, explores the social evolution of photography as a method of creating visual identity, especially considering social media and the Internet.
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International Photo Contest

2013-2014 Study Abroad Photo

International Photo Contest

Winners of the 2013-2014 Study Abroad Photo Competition
ON EXHIBIT: April 1-27, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: Tuesday April 8, 12-1pm, Blowers Gallery
Study Abroad is pleased to present the winners of the annual International Photo Contest. The contest and exhibit encourages our UNC Asheville travelers to create a photographic record of their experiences. During the reception, students will share stories of their travels.
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Sacred Places, Special Faces: Photos from India and Bhutan

Sacred Places, Special Faces: Photos from India and Bhutan

Sacred Places, Special Faces: Photos from India and Bhutan

Photographs by Meredith Norwood
ON EXHIBIT: March 1-28, 2014
Norwood travelled for 6 weeks visiting India and Bhutan. These photographs are samples of places and people who touched her heart and made her laugh.
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Robert Wilson vs. Burning Man

Robert Wilson vs. Burning Man

Robert Wilson vs. Burning Man

Photographs by Pavel Antonov
ON EXHIBIT: January 14 - February 28, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION: Monday, February 17, 3:00-4:00 pm, Whitman Room
This two part exhibition examines two different events in American culture. Jan. 14-Feb 4, features photographs of the Burning Man Festival in Nevada and from Feb. 6-28, featues photographs of Robert Wilson, "a towering figure in the world of experimental theater."
Pavel, born 1962 in Volgograd, USSR, graduated from Moscow University of Culture in 1991 and spent 7 years exhibiting in Europe, before moving to New York in 1998 to begin work as a freelance photographer. He is known, for his work in theater and fashion photography and his exhibits have spanned from Moscow to Zurich to New York.
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Call for Exhibitors

We welcome art and informational exhibits that support our educational and community goals.

Check our Information for Artists and Exhibitors page or contact library@unca.edu for information.

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