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Events & Exhibits: 2003 Exhibits

2003 Exhibits

Visualism by Mark McDiarmid
An exhibition of mixed media paintings by UNCA alumnus / Asheville artist Mark McDiarmid. The exhibition includes 15 pieces on canvas and board, which depicts the evolution of the artist's work. On exhibit December 2003-January 2004.

Weaving the Story: Maya Women in Chiapas by Andrea Quillian
Mixed media exhibition by UNCA documentary filmmaker and B.A. candidate Andrea Quillian. The exhibition is a small representation of daily life in communities surrounding Asheville's sister city, San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico. On display November 2003.

The Eyelash Project by Leigh Svenson
Intimate black-and-white photographs by Leigh R. Svenson. He bought his first camera at the age of twelve and has been taking photos since. This collection features just a few of over 50 subjects who sat for pictures for his Eyelash Project. On display October 2003.

Nature's Patchwork by Kimberly Childs
Works designed by contemporary art quilter Kimberly Childs. Childs has been quilting for nearly 20 years and has studied fiber art at the School for Textile Arts, Evanston Art Center, and Columbia College. Her quilts are inspired by natural landscapes and are created using a variety of techniques, including machine quilting, hand dying, and needlework. These non-traditional quilts also incorporate three-dimensional objects sycg as netting, pearls, ribbons, ruffles, and sequins. On display August-September 2003.

Portraits of Chiapas by Javier Nicolas
Javier Nicolas' moving color portraits of the indigenous Chiapas people highlight their pride and dignity as they struggle to maintain their traditional way of life. On display June-July 2003, held in conjunction with a fundraising festival to benefit the Fray Bartolome Center for Human Rights in Chiapas, Mexico.

Oguz Erdur

Simply Southern by Jennifer Webster
Photographs by UNC Asheville senior Jennifer Webster. They reflect her love for the South and her family. "During the exploration of this project I realized how much the land of Macon, Georgia and the things that are connected to it are a part of me," she said. On display May 2003.

In Tra Parietes by Laura Rieder

An exhibition of eight graphite drawings by UNCA senior Laura Rieder. The show, whose title translates from Latin to "Within These Walls," is themed on the artist's closet, a private and personal place full of memories and secrets. On display April 2004.

Idiosyncratic by Jennifer Neal-Fletcher
A literature themed exhibition of 15 ceramic sculptures by UNCA senior Jennifer Neal-Fletcher. On display April 2003.

Re-Connecting by LINT
An exhibition of fiber-art quilts by members of Ladies in New Textiles (LINT). Exhibiting artists are Norma Bradley, Paula Callaghan, Peggy DeBell, Diane DeNardis, Suzanne Germandt, Janice Maddox, Bernie Rowell, Penny Sondonato, Kathy Spencer, Jude Stuecker, and Karen Swing. LINT was formed in 1996 by several women interested in the art quilt and surface design movements. On display March 2003.

African American Voices Of Asheville
Interviews collected in the mid-1990s with African American men and women who experienced the dramatic social, economic and political changes that took place in Asheville, NC over the course of the 20th century. 
Part of THE VOICES OF ASHEVILLE ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION (D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections). Interviewers: Dorothy Joynes and Sylvia Robin. Illustrated with photographs from UNCA’s Special Collections. On display February 2003.

Catching My Breath by Cassie Floan
Black and white photographs of Italy by Cassie Floan. With financial assistance from UNCA's New Horizon Fund, Floan traveled to Italy during spring semester 2002 to study photography at Lorenzo de'Medici-Institute in Florence. The photographs in the exhibition were taken there using three different antique cameras. On display January 2003.

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

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