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Summer and Fall 2017


Black Appalachia: African American Art in NE TN
August 4 to 28, Tipton Gallery
Reception: August 4, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Viewing during Little Chicago Festival, August 11 and 12, 3 to 7 p.m.
Featuring: Jonathan Adams, Kelsie Dulaney-Hayworth, V. Kelsey Ellis, Shalam Minter, Calvin Nicely, Lydia Wilson with work by Sammie Nicely+ and Bessie Harvey+ from the Alfonso Family Art Collection
Sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission through the Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant and the First TN Development District, ETSU Multicultural Center and the Bob, Martha & Allison Alfonso Collection

Artful Aging: Photography - Curated by Katie Sheffield

July 24 to August 23, Slocumb Galleries
Reception: August 17, Third Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Johnson City Public Library and Aroha Philantrophies

Our Appalachia: Community and Innovation
Curated Slocumb Interns Moira Frazier, Cheyenne Good, and Amber Howard
June 26 to July 18, Slocumb Galleries; Reception: July 6, Thursday, 5-7 p.m.
July 6 to 28, Tipton Gallery; Reception: July 7, First Friday, 6-8 p.m.

University (High) School Annual Art Exhibition 2017
Curated by Sharon Squibb
May 16 to June 15, Slocumb Galleries
Reception: May 18, Thursday, 4 to 6 p.m.

Providence High School Annual Exhibition 2017
Curated by Kim Milburn
May 8 to 22; Tipton Gallery
Reception: May 8, Monday 5 to 7 p.m.

Just Another Roadside Attraction by Bill Bledsoe
May 29 to June 23; Tipton Gallery
Reception: June 2, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.




Slocumb Galleries - Fall 2017

Artful Aging: Birds and Sculptures - curated by Angelique Lynch
August 28 to September 15,
Reception: September 14, Third Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
In partnership with Aging Artfully Project, Johnson City Public Library

The Absurdity of Truth: John Feodorov
September 18 to October 13; Reception: September 21, Third Thursday
In partnership with the 4th Annual ETSU Native American Festival, and Slocumb Galleries Student Society, TN Arts Commission, Honors College and Office of Multicultural Affairs, and ETSU Student Government Association (SGA) B.U.C. Funds

donottellmewhereIbelong: Drawings by Joan Tanner
curated by Julien Robson
October 16 to November 3;
Reception & Lecture: October 19, Third Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
In partnership with the Aging Artfully Project, Johnson City Public Library, Honors College and TN Arts Commission APS Grant

BFA & MFA Exhibitions
November 6 to December 1; Receptions: TBA

BA Senior Exhibition
December 4 to 16; Reception: TBA

Tipton Gallery - Fall 2017

Harvest: Ceramic Works by Lindsay Rogers
September 18 to October 14;
Reception & Gallery Talk: October 6, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Throwing Demo: October 7, Saturday, 3 to 5 p.m.

Manlalakbay: Filipina/o Diaspora and the Forging of Hybrid Identity andCuriosity, Adventure and Love Film Showing
October 18 to November 10; Reception: November 3, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Sponsored by American Museum of Philippine Art, TN Arts Commission, Honors College, East TN & SW VA Phil-American Association and ETSU Philippine-American Student Society

Sound & Installation: ETSU Extended Media Students
December 1 to January 19; Reception: December 1, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.


Slocumb Galleries - Spring 2017

our state of the union

Our State of the Union: Michael Fischerkeller
January 17 to February 9, 2017, Slocumb Galleries
Reception & Artist’s Talk: February 9, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Gallery talk starts at 6 p.m.

tragic disclosures

Tragic Disclosures: Dennis Greenwell

February 13 to March 3, Slocumb Galleries
Reception: March 2, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.,
LGBT Panel starts at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium

32nd Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Exhibition
P/N32 Curated - March 13 to April 7, 2017, Slocumb Galleries
Reception: March 23, Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.,
Juror: Anja Foerschner, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Juror’s lecture starts at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium

BFA Exhibitions by Jessica Blindt, Taylor Campbell, Lydiah Merritt
April 10 to 21, Slocumb Galleries; March 13 to April 26, Reece Museum
Joint Reception: April 13, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Student Art Honor Show 2017: Annual Undergraduate Exhibition
April 24 to May 6, Slocumb Galleries
Juror: Kelly Hider, Gallery Coordinator, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
Reception:  April 27, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Tipton Gallery - Spring 2017

heroic painting

Heroic Painting by Christian Rieben
December 1 to January 27, 2017, Tipton Gallery
ArtIFact Gallery Talk: January 27, Friday, 6 p.m.

High Sign: Student Photography Association (SPA)
February 3 to 24, Tipton Gallery
Reception: February 3, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

es.sen.tial: MFA Exhibit by Lyn Govette
February 27 to March 10, Tipton Gallery
Reception: March 3, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Matter Under Mind: MFA Exhibit by John Lause
March 27 to April 5, Tipton Gallery
Reception: March 31, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

32nd Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Exhibition P/N32 Open
March 13 to 24, Tipton Gallery
Joint Reception: March 23, Thursday, 7 to 8 p.m., Slocumb Galleries
Juror: Anja Foerschner, Getty Research Institute
Juror's Lecture at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium, ETSU campus

Ni De Aqui Ni De Alla (Neither Here Nor There)
April 7 to May 5, Tipton Gallery
Reception: April 7, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., during Corazon Latino Festival

Providence High School Annual Art Exhibition
May 8 to 26, Tipton Gallery;
Reception:  May 8


Slocumb Galleries - Fall 2016

ron laboray

At Play In The Fields of Our Stuff: Ron Laboray
August 17 to September 16, 2016
Reception: September 8, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Lecture starts at 6p.m., Ball Hal Auditorium

jeff marley

Decolonial Identity by Cherokee Artist Jeff Marley
September 19 to October 7; In partnership with the 3rd Annual ETSU Native American Festival (September 23 and 24, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Amphitheater)
Performance during Reception: September 29, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.,
Sponsored by the ABC Grant from the TN Arts Commission, ETSU Office of Multicultural Affairs and Multicultural Center

face it trio

FACE IT: Contemporary Photographic Portraits

October 10 to November 4 at Slocumb Galleries and
until November 22 at the Reece Museum
Joint Reception: October 18, Tuesday, 4:30 to 6 p.m.,
Lecture by Jo Ann Walters starts at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
In partnership with the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Fine Arts Center Gallery, Reece Museum, Honors College, ETSU Division of Cross-Disciplinary Studies, Student Photography Association (SPA), ETSU Student Government Association (SGA) BUC Funds and ABC Grant from Tennessee Arts Commission

BFA Exhibitions by Todd Simmons and Hannah Justis
November 14 to 23;
Joint Receptions: November 17, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Homecoming Art & Craft Sale 2016
November 7 to 12

BA 2016: Transitions

Transitions: BA Senior Exhibit 2016
November 28 to December 10
Reception: December 9, friday, 5 to 7 p.m.


Tipton Gallery - Fall 2016

Reclaiming / Remaking: Curated by Lyn Govette
July 29 to August 26;
Reception: August 12, Friday, 6-8 p.m. during Little Chicago Festival
In partnership with the URA, Boone Street Market, ETSU Women's Studies Program, and Department of Sustainability

carri jobe

Do You.. You Feel Like I Do by Carri Jobe and
Hypostyle Low Tide by Brian Jobe
September 2 to 23; Reception: September 2, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Lecture on LOCATE Arts: September 22, Thursday, 5:30 p.m.,
Ball Hall Auditorium, ETSU campus
In partnership with LOCATE Arts, Honors College and URA

im here now

Nandito Na Ako: I’m Here Now - Filipinx Artists from Chicago

October 3 to 28; Reception: October 6, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Guests of Honor: Commissioner Ralph Van Brocklin, Philippine Consul General Raoul Donato and TN Arts Commission Exec. Director Anne B. Pope
Sponsored by American Museum of Philippine Art (AMPA), School of the Arts Insitute of Chicago (SAIC), East TN & SW VA Philippine-American Association, ETSU Multicultural Center, Honors College, Phil-Am Student Society, URA and TN Arts Commission through the ABC Grants

Descendants by Katie Sheffield
Descendants: MFA Exhibition by Katie Sheffield
October 31 to November 23
Reception: November 4, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

unsporting by christian rieben

Heroic Painting: New Works by Christian Rieben
December 2, 2016 to January 27, 2017
Reception: December 2, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m

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