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ETSU Art Galleries

Department of Art & Design

 gun cottonTHANK YOU TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS (TAM) for the Award of Recognition for the Diverse & Empowered Exhibition Series and
Award of Commendation for the Publication Catalogues for 2019-2020.

Diverse & Empowered Project includes: 'Kayumanggi: Post Colonial Filipinx,'
'Ansiedad y Pertenencia (Anxiety & Belongingness): Latinx TN and the World,'
'Silenced Narratives: Africanx Artists' and 'Rumors of Necessity: Asianx Artists'


All events may be viewed via Slocumb Zoom Gallery:
No password needed but events are streamed according to schedule listed.


All public events may be viewed virtually via Slocumb Zoom Gallery: or Zoom ID 710 908 4999 No password required, or
via ETSU Slocumb Galleries Facebook Live, events are streamed according to schedule listed.


FALL 2020

Black Diaspora: From Africa to Appalachia to Affrilachia
Reclaiming Experience, Memory and Place

Curated by Marie Cochran, Affrilachian Artist Project and Lyn Govette, Fiber Artist
August 19 to September 11, Slocumb Galleries, and August 27 to October 16, Tipton Gallery 

Art Quests with Viola Spells and Jason Flack: August 19, Wednesday, 3 p.m.,
Virtual Zoom & FB Live

Black Diaspora Panel: Conversations on Race, Education & Social Justice
September 3, Thursday, 6 p.m, Langston Centre, Virtual Zoom & FB Live
Panelists: Marie T. Cochran, Dr. Keith Johnson, Viola Spells, Frank X Walker, and Dr. William Turner

Film showing of 'Knoxville's Red Summer' and 'Expulsion from Erwin' with Q&A William Isom II:September 9, Wednesday, 7 p.m., Virtual Zoom & FB Live

Performance by Grammy-nominated musician Amythyst Kiah:
October 2, First Friday, 6 p.m., Virtual Zoom 710 908 4999 & ETSU Slocumb Galleries Page Facebook Live

Affrilachian Poet Frank Walker:
October 28, Wednesday, 2 p.m., Virtual Zoom & FB Live

In partnership with Langston Centre, Multicultural Center, Africana Studies, Language & Culture Resource Center, Center for Appalachian Studies & Services, Radio-TV-Film  Studies and Film & Media Studies programs, with funding from the ETSU Student Activities Allocation Committee (SAAC) and Tennessee Arts Commission's APS & ABC Grants

 black diaspora

BFA Studio Arts Spring 2020 Alumni Exhibition:
Heather Fleming, Katie Murphy, Raina Nief, Shawn Quilliams, Samuel Wright

September 14 to 25, 2020, Slocumb Galleries

bfa spring 2020

Providence High School Annual Exhibition

October 19 to 23, Tipton Gallery

NEW LATINX SOUTH: Nick Peña and Vanessa Gonzalez Exhibitions
'shelf life' by Nick Peña and 'Mi Casa Es Tu Casa' by Vanessa Gonzalez

September 29 to October 30, Slocumb Galleries
'Nostalgia' by Vanessa Gonzalez and 'house, non-house... geometry and echos' by Nick Peña
October 29 to December 11, Tipton Gallery
Dia de los Muertos: October 30, Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., Tipton Gallery
Art Quests: October 30, via Zoom 710 908 4999 and ETSU Slocumb Galleries' page Facebook Live, 3 p.m. 

In partnership with Langston Centre, Multicultural Center, Language & Culture Resource Center, with funding from ETSU Student Activities Allocation Committee and Tennessee Arts Commission's APS & ABC Grants

nick pena

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibitions: Caitlin Maupin, Zoey Thomas, Taylore Bivens,
Keenan Brasswell
and Raven Cordy
November 2 to 13, Slocumb Galleries

BFA Fall 2020


BA Senior Exhibition: Melody Addison, Jenn Emert, Karson King and Drew Potts  
November 16 to 24, Slocumb Galleries

ba senior 2020 



Welcome Home: Women Appalachian Artists
Curated by Jose Ardivilla and Kreneshia Whiteside
January 19 to February 12, 2021, Slocumb Galleries and January 21 to March 12, 2021, Tipton Gallery
Virtual Artists' Studio Visits: TBA
Panel on Women, Migration & Social Justice: TBA

National Juried Art Exhibition
Juror: Mike Calway Fagen, Curator & Director of Exhibitions, Stoveworks
February 16 to March 12, Slocumb Galleries
Art Quests & Juror's Lecture: TBA

MFA Exhibition by Shanna Glawson
March 22 to April 2, Slocumb Gallery I

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibition
March 29 to April 23, Slocumb Galleries

Student Honor Show 2021
April 26 to May 8; Reception: April 29, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Juror: Dr. Jason Hoelscher, Gallery Director & Faculty, Georgia Southern University
Guest of Honor: Dr. Joe Sherlin, VP for Student Life & Enrollment

MFA Group Exhibition
March 22 to April 9, Tipton Gallery
Artists' Talk & Receptions: April 2 and May 7, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Daze Inn II curated by Jeff Kinzel
April 15 to May 7, Tipton Gallery
Receptions: May 7, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.


To view some virtual BFA Spring Exhibitions, click links:

Basics of Clogging by Alisha Burnheimer

A Grimm Reaping by Heather Flemming

Everyday Decay by Abageal Jacobs

Wilde Woman
by Katie Murphy

Mountain Folds and Valley Folds by Raina Nief

Out in the Open by Shawn Quilliams

Lost in Time by Samuel Wright




Funding & support: tn arts commissionsaaceast tn foundationlocate artstn license plate


Logan Lochner, Editor, Burnaway Magazine, February 2020

Gina Mamone and Chelsea Dobert-Kehn, Queer Appalachia, February 2020

William Major, Photographer; Jake Ingram, Printmaker; John E. May, Photographer; Mary Nees, Painter; Jane Broderick, Painter/Fiber Artist; Kevin Gardner, Painter; and Kymberly Day, Painter; February 2020

Jo Ann Walters, Photographer, January 2020

Sisavahn Phoutavong, Painter and Jarrod Houghton, Painter, November 2019

Paul Pak-hing Lee, Photographer, October & November 2019

Alejandro Acierto, Sound Artist, Musician, November 2018 & 2019

Ashton Ludden, Printmaker, October 2019

Cathryn Amidei, Fiber Artist, October, 2019

Terrell Carter, Painter/Writer, and Shai Perry, Painter/Curator, September 2019

Greg Pond, Sound Installation Sculptor, September, 2019







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