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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.

Gifts in memory of artist Cathy Parlier Walling fund visiting artists and renovations at Appalachian State University

By Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Luke Walling, founder of Temprano Techvestors in Newton, has established two new funds to support Appalachian State University’s Department of Art. The Cathy P. Walling Visiting Artist Endowment will honor the memory of his late mother, a 1978 Appalachian graduate, lifelong painter and clay artist. Additionally, Walling has provided support for the Wey Hall Renovation Fund with the goal of raising $1 million to improve the current facilities.

Smith Gallery presents ‘Slant’ Nov. 9-18, with an artists’ reception Nov. 17

By University Communications

BOONE—The Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University presents “Slant,” a part juried, part curated exhibition featuring some of the best works made by students in Appalachian’s graphic design and commercial photography programs. The exhibition will be on view Nov. 9-18.

‘Softly Pointed’ exhibit on view at Appalachian’s Looking Glass Gallery through Oct. 14

By University Communications

BOONE—The Looking Glass Gallery in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union is presenting “Softly Pointed,” an exhibition of eight artists working in fibers, through Oct. 14. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Appalachian State University hosts “Power of Design 16”

By University Communications

BOONE—Students, faculty and the general public are invited to kick off “Power of Design 16” by attending a reception and panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Valborg Theatre at Appalachian State University.