Exhibitions, Receptions and Events
Positive/Negative 33 National Juried Exhibition
March 1 to April 6, 2018, Slocumb Galleries
Juror: Margaret Winslow, Curator, Delaware Museum of Art
Juror’s Lecture and Reception: March 29, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Lecture starts at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
In partnership with the Honors College, Department of Theater & Dance, Honors College Student Council and the Women's Resource Center with funding from the Student Government Association (SGA) B.U.C. Funds
Spring 2018 @ Slocumb Galleries
Along the Horizon: Contemporary Drawing in Tennessee
Curated by Vanessa Mayoraz and Andrew Scott Ross
January 16 to February 23, Slocumb Galleries and the Reece Museum
Panel Discussion: February 15, Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium, Reception follows at 7 p.m., Reece Museum
Speakers: Stephen Wicks, Curator at the Knoxville Museum of Art,
Richard A. Lou, Chair of the Department of Art at the University of Memphis, and Denise Stewart-Sanabria, Artist and Art Writer, Numbers Magazine
In partnership with the Reece Museum, Slocumb Galleries, and the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, with support from the Tennessee Arts Commission through the Arts Project Support (APS) Grant.
Along the Horizon: Contemporary Drawing in Tennessee focuses on artists living in, or from Tennessee, who consider drawing as a substantial part of their contemporary practice. The thirteen contributing artists, residing in cities from Memphis to Johnson City, use a wide range of methodologies, which explore the limits, and traditions of the medium.
Featuring: Jonathan Adams, Ben Butler, Nick DeFord, Wade Guyton, John Hilton, Paula Kovarik, Dawn Martin Dickins, Richard A. Lou, Rob Matthews, Althea Murphy-Price, Joel Parsons, Denise Stewart-Sanabria, P.A. Turner
Student Honor Show 2018
April 10 to 27
Spring 2018 @ Tipton Gallery
Clay/Fiber/Metals: ETSU Studio Craft Student Exhibition
Curated by Mindy Herrin, Patricia Mink and Lindsay Rogers
February 2 to 16, 2018
Reception: February 2, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
In partnership with TAC Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant
'Hearing Through Walls' MFA Exhibit by Bradley Marshall
February 19 to March 2
Reception: March 2, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
'Undesirable Forms' MFA Exhibit by Maria Risner
March 12 to 30
Reception: March 23, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Pawned Quinceañera Jewelry: Installations by Rosalie Lopez
April 5 to 20
Reception: April 6, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
In partnership with Corazon Latino Festival, ETSU Civility Celebrations and TN Arts Commission Arts Project Support (APS) Grant
SEED: Environmental Art Experience
Curated by Kelly Celeste Porter and Virginia Buda
April 22 to May 11, Reception: May 4, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
In partnership with Artlandia Inc., ETSU Department of Sustainability, Buzz Fest and TN Arts Commission's Arts Build Communitites (ABC) Grant
Fall 2017 @ Slocumb Galleries
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 and Aroha Philantrophies
The Absurdity of Truth: John Feodorov
September 18 to October 13; Reception: September 21, Third Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m., lecture starts 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
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 Artful Aging Project, Johnson City Public Library, Honors College and TN Arts Commission Arts Project Support (APS) Grant
November 6 to December 1
BA Senior Exhibition
December 4 to 16; Reception: December 15, Friday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Fall 2017 @ Tipton Gallery
Breaking the Silence: 1st Annual Rape Survivors' Exhibition
Curated by Ruth Taylor Read, September 1 to 13;
Reception & Performance: September 1, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
In partnership with the Womens' Resource Center and Office of Professional Development
Harvest: Ceramic Works by Lindsay Rogers
September 25 to October 27; Reception: October 6, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Throwing Demo & Art Talk: October 14, Saturday, 3 to 5 p.m.
Supported by the TN Arts Commission's Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant
Manlalakbay: Filipina/o Diaspora and the Forging of Hybrid Identity
November 1 to 17; Reception & Perfromance: November 3, 6 to 8 p.m.
Sponsored by American Museum of Philippine Art, TN Arts Commission's Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant, First TN Development District, Honors College, East TN & SW VA Phil-American Association and ETSU Philippine-
American Student Society
SidebySide: Warhol and the Body, Curated by Amber Howard
December 1, 2017 to January 26, 2018
Reception: December 1, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
In partnership with Downtown Yoga and Splash! Downtown Holiday Craft
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: Home & Family - 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.
Spring 2017 @ Slocumb Galleries
Our State of the Union: Michael Fischerkeller
January 17 to February 9, 2017,
Reception & Artist’s Talk: February 9, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Tragic Disclosures: Dennis Greenwell
February 13 to March 3,
Reception: March 2, 5 to 7 p.m., LGBT Panel at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
32nd Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Exhibition
P/N32 Curated - March 13 to April 7, Reception: March 23, 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; Reception: April 27, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Juror: Kelly Hider, Gallery Coordinator, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
Spring 2017 @ Tipton Gallery
High Sign: Student Photography Association (SPA)
February 3 to 24; Reception: February 3, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
es.sen.tial: MFA Exhibit by Lyn Govette
February 27 to March 10; Reception: March 3, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Matter Under Mind: MFA Exhibit by John Lause
March 27 to April 5; Reception: March 31, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
32nd Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Exhibition P/N32 Open
March 13 to 24; Joint Reception: March 23, 7 to 8 p.m.
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; 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
Fall 2016 @ Slocumb Galleries
At Play In The Fields of Our Stuff: Ron Laboray
August 17 to September 16, 2016, Reception: September 8, 5 to 7 p.m.
Lecture starts at 6p.m., Ball Hal Auditorium
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: Contemporary Photographic Portraits
October 10 to November 4 at Slocumb Galleries and until November 22 at the Reece Museum; Joint Reception: October 18, 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, 5 to 7 p.m.
Homecoming Art & Craft Sale 2016
November 7 to 12
Transitions: BA Senior Exhibit 2016
November 28 to December 10; Reception: December 9, 5 to 7 p.m.
Fall 2016 @ Tipton Gallery
Reclaiming / Remaking: Curated by Lyn Govette
July 29 to August 26; Reception: August 12, 6-8 p.m., Little Chicago Festival
In partnership with the URA, Boone Street Market, ETSU Women's Studies Program, and Department of Sustainability
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, 5:30 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
In partnership with LOCATE Arts, Honors College and URA
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's ABC Grants
Descendants: MFA Exhibition by Katie Sheffield
October 31 to November 23; Reception: November 4, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Heroic Painting: New Works by Christian Rieben
December 2, 2016 to January 27; Reception: December 2, 6 to 8 p.m.
ArtIFact Gallery Talk: January 27, Friday, 6 p.m.