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Team of Appalachian students wins international Phoenix Challenge competition

By Meghan McCandless

BOONE, N.C.—Five students in the Thomas W. Reese Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology (GAIT) program in Appalachian State University’s Department of Art took home top honors for the first time in the annual Phoenix Challenge competition, hosted at the Flexographic Technical Association Forum in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 29.

Appalachian faculty member awarded prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship

By Meghan McCandless

BOONE, N.C.—Tricia Treacy, assistant professor of graphic design in Appalachian State University’s Department of Art, will attend the American Academy in Rome as part of a six-month design fellowship beginning this fall. Just 30 artists and scholars nationwide receive the competitive Rome Prize Fellowship annually.

Appalachian’s Looking Glass Gallery presents ‘Removed’ through May 12

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Looking Glass Gallery in Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University presents “Removed,” a solo exhibition of work by senior studio art major Serra Shuford, through May 12.

Appalachian’s Morgan Batley wins ‘Best of the Best’ for her tailgate party pack

By John Craft

BOONE, N.C.—A tailgate party pack designed by Morgan Batley, a senior graphic arts and imaging technology major from Mooresville, has been named “Best of the Best” by the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF). The honor includes a cash prize of $500.

Appalachian’s Smith Gallery presents ‘Art and Design Expo 2017’ through March 30

By Jennie Carlisle

BOONE, N.C.—The Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University is presenting “Art and Design Expo 2017,” an annual juried student exhibition and arts competition for Appalachian students. The exhibition, which the Smith Gallery organized, will run through March 30. The gallery is located in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Appalachian’s Looking Glass Gallery presents ‘APProach’ through March 10

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Looking Glass Gallery in Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University presents “APProach,” an exhibition of socially conscious art works by Appalachian’s current and former students, through March 10.

Looking Glass Gallery at Appalachian presents ‘Recombinant’ through Feb. 10

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Looking Glass Gallery in the Plemmons Student Union of Appalachian State University is presenting “Recombinant,” a solo exhibition of sculptures by Appalachian’s Dr. John Stephenson, through Feb. 10.

Appalachian’s Morgan Batley wins national design award

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Morgan Batley, a senior graphic arts and imaging technology major from Mooresville, won a top prize in the 2016 Student Packaging Design Competition of the AICC, the Independent Packaging Association.

Appalachian’s Smith Gallery presents “CALICO” through Dec. 9; works of senior studio art majors on view

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University is presenting “CALICO,” an exhibition of works in various media by university seniors, through Dec. 9.