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Johnson City, TN
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Exhibition: BFA Students exhibition Spring series
Exhibition: BFA Students exhibition Spring series

The Slocumb Galleries
Ball Hall
ETSU Dept,. of Art and Design
Mailing address:
Box 70708
ETSU
Johnson City, TN 37614-1710
Phone: (423) 439-4747
Fax: (423) 439-4393


www.etsu.edu/cas/art/slocumb

The Slocumb Galleries is the university art center under the Department of Art & Design. It has two galleries located on the first level of Ball Hall which provide exibition space both for the art students at the university and visiting exhibitions of works by nationally renowned artists from various regions across the country. Curatorial selections are made through screenings of submitted proposals reviewed by the Gallery Committee and the Gallery Director.

The Slocumb Galleries is the university art center under the Department of Art & Design. It has two galleries located on the first level of Ball Hall which provide exibition space both for the art students at the university and visiting exhibitions of works by nationally renowned artists from various regions across the country. Curatorial selections are made through screenings of submitted proposals reviewed by the Gallery Committee and the Gallery Director.

SLOCUMB GALLERIES at ETSU
The Slocumb Galleries under the Department of Art & Design at the ETSU College of Arts and Sciences provide year-round exhibition program featuring BFA and MFA Graduation Shows and the Visiting Artists Exhibition & Lecture Series with the aims to encourage the development of the visual arts in support of the academic experience at ETSU and the surrounding communities. The galleries’ mission is to provide venue and access to contemporary art by organizing innovative exhibitions that promote artistic excellence, cultural awareness and creative thinking.

The Slocumb Galleries also organizes the annual Positive Negative Juried National Art Exhibition. This anticipated event draws artists all over the country using various media and technique contributing to the academic and local communities’ exposure and broader appreciation of current trends in contemporary art.

The Slocumb Galleries has partnered with various ETSU units such as the Women’s Studies Program, Office of Multicultural Affairs, International Program and Services, Division of Theater and Dance under the Department of Communications, Honors College, Archives of Appalachia, Bluegrass, Olde Time and Country Music Program and the Reece Museum to advance interdisciplinary collaborations. Support from local establishments such as the Nelson Fine Art, Artopia, Urban Redevelopment Alliance, Johnson City Custom Framing, Mountain States Health Alliance, Johnson City Area Arts Council as well as individuals and groups in the private sector who support the Friends of the Slocumb Galleries are significant in the success of its program.

The ETSU Department of Art & Design’s Permanent Collection is also under the curatorial care of the Slocumb Galleries. The recent and most significant addition to the collection is the acquisition of 152 original photographs by Andy Warhol through a grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation’s Photographic Legacy Project.

The Slocumb Galleries are open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Tipton gallery at 126 Spring St. in Downtown JC is also operated by SG for its student exhibitions; gallery hours at Tipton is by appointment. For more information, please contact SG Director Karlota I. Contreras-Koterbay via email contrera@etsu.edu or call 423.483.3179. The Slocumb Galleries events are open to the public free of charge.

To support the Slocumb Galleries, please donate cash or in-kind gifts to Slocumb Galleries Fund
c/o Karlota Contreras-Koterbay

Exhibitions:

Exhibition: BFA Students exhibition Spring series
March 20 - 27

Join us for several exhibit receptions and lectures this week at ETSU!

We just started our weekly BFA Students exhibition Spring series. The Slocumb Galleries are presenting 3 BFA exhibit joint receptions for “Blind Faith” by Michael Hale, “Social Filigree” by Darby Curtis, and “Pattern” by Ju Li tomorrow, March 20th, Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Graduate Fine Arts Association (GFAA) Annual Art Exhibit “Diverge” will also be having its reception on March 20, Thursday with artists’ talk starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Reece Museum.

Before the week is over, artist Ann Harris will present a lecture on Friday night, March 21st at 7 pm at the Ball Hall Auditorium, reception follows at the Slocumb Galleries. Sponsored by the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts (MBMSOTA).

Lastly, the ArtIFact lecture for March is scheduled next Thursday, March 27th, at 6 p.m. during “Equal: Modern Family in Contemporary Art” currently exhibited at Tipton Gallery with First Friday reception on April 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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