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ETSU Art Galleries

Department of Art & Design


Due to COVID-19 health risks, the Tipton and Slocumb Galleries are closed for public viewing and all events are cancelled until end of Spring semester. We apologize for the inconveniences and we will try to update you regarding reopening of our exhibition spaces. For the meantime, we are uploading virtual exhibitions via social media. Please stay safe and enjoy our online exhibitions at Instagram and Facebook.


Necromancer: Mauricio Anton and his Paleoart Students Virtual Exhibition



Fool's Errand: Prints by Sage Perrot
December 2, 2019 to January 31, 2020, Tipton Gallery
Print Demo: January 30, Thursday, 5 to 6 p.m.

Jo Ann Walters: Where Was It, the World?
January 13 to February 13, 2020, Slocumb Galleries
Reception & Gallery Talk: February 11, Tuesday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Dolly: P/N 35 National Juried Art Exhibition
Juror: Logan Lockner, Burnaway Magazine
February 18 to March 13, 2020, Slocumb Galleries
Reception & Artists' Talk: February  26, Wednesday, 5 to 7 p.m. with live performance by ETSU Chorale
Panel on Dolly Parton's Impact on Appalachian & Pop Culture: March 3, Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Slocumb Galleries
In partnership with the Center for Appalachian Studies, Department of Music and the Student Government Association (SGA) B.U.C. Funding

Sublime Flawed Animal: ETSU Art & Design Adjunct Faculty & Staff Exhibition
Curated by Alice Slayer
February 3 to 14, 2020, Tipton Gallery
Reception: February 7, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

MFA I Exhibition – This is Not A Pipe: Brittany Sparks
February 20 to 28, 2020, Tipton Gallery
Reception: February 28, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

MFA II Exhibition - Ashley Gregg
March 2 to 13, 2020, Tipton Gallery
Reception: March 6, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

MFA III Exhibition – Nicholas Raynolds
March 2 to 27, 2020, Reece Museum
Reception: March 12, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

MFA IV Exhibition - Jonathan Ross Byrd (Cancelled)
Date & Venue: March 23 to 27, 2020, Tipton Gallery
Reception: March 27, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

MFA V Exhibition – Larry Reid (Cancelled)
March 30 to April 10, 2020, Tipton Gallery
Reception: April 3, 2020, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

BFA Exhibitions (Postponed to Fall 2020 Group Exhibition)
March 23 to April 17, 2020, Slocumb Galleries
April 6 to May 1, 2020, Reece Museum
Gala Reception: April 16, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m., both venues

Student Honor Show 2020 (Postponed to Spring 2021)
Juror: Dr. Jason Hoeschner

April 20 to May 9, 2020, Slocumb Galleries
Reception: April 22, Wednesday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Guest of Honor: Dr. Joe Sherlin, VP for Student Affairs

Tennessee Daze Inn: Curated by Jeff Kinzel (Postponed to Fall 2020)
Reception: May 1, Fist Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
April 16 to May 8, 2020, Tipton Gallery

Providence High School Annual Art Exhibition
Reception: May 15, 6 to 8 p.m., Tipton Gallery


*There may be future changes in the schedule given the uncertainty of times in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. We will update our events accordingly. Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.

FALL 2020, Slocumb Galleries

BFA Group Exhibition 2020
August 24 to September 25, 2020

The American Dream: Latinx Nick Peña
September 29 to October 30, 2020

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Fall Exhibitions
November 2 to 24, 2020

BA Senior Exhibition 2020
November 30 to December 7, 2020

SPRING 2021, Slocumb Galleries

Tennessee Jewelry & Metal Studio Craft Exhibition
Curated by Rob Glover

January 11 to February 12, 2021

National Juried Art Exhibition
Jurir: TBA

February 16 to March 12

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibition
March 22 to April 16

Student Honor Show 2021
Juror: Dr. Jason Hoelscher
Guest of Honor: Dr. Joe Sherlin, VP for Student Life & Enrollment


FALL 2020 to SPRING 2021, Tipton Gallery

5x5 JCPAC (Johnson City Public Art Commitee) Fundraiser
August 7, First Friday, 5:55 p.m.

Reclaiming Black Experience and Space in Appalachia:
Affrilachia and Black Artists in TN and the Region curated by Marie Cochran and Lyn Govette
September 3 to October 16, 2020; open during Umoja Unity Festival and Corazon Latino (September 5 & 6)
Panel on Black Appalachia: September 3, Thursday, Langston Centre
Film showing: 'Knoxville in Red Summer' by William Isom: September 17, Tipton Gallery
Receptions & Performances: September 4 and October 2, First Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m., Tipton Gallery

Latinx Exhibition
October 21 to November 20; Reception: November 6, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Appa l'Asians: Asianx Artists in Tennessee and Appalachia
December 3, 2020 to February 5, 2021;
Receptions & Performances: December 4 and February 5, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

MFA Group Exhibition
February 11 to March 19; Reception: March 5, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

MFA Exhibition: Shanna Lawson
March 25 to April 9; Reception: April 2, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Printmaking Exhibition curated by Sage Perrott
April 15 to May 7; Reception: May 7, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.


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

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





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