Art & Design Expo is the annual juried student exhibition organized by the Smith Gallery and the Department of Art on exhibition March 5 – March 30, 2017. Students may submit work in any media, including but not limited to graphic design, printmaking, painting, installation, video, photography, sculpture, interactive, ceramics, metalwork and fibers. Two jurors will review all of the submitted works and select the pieces that will go on display at the Smith Gallery in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.
The Art & Design Expo is open to all students enrolled at ASU in Spring of 2017. Students in Art and in Applied Design are strongly encouraged to apply. Submit up to 6 works for consideration through slideroom at: appstate.slideroom.com. Free to apply.
A panel of two jurors will select works for inclusion in the exhibition and award prizes for Best in Show ($300), 1st prize ($200), 2nd prize ($150), and 3rd prize ($100). Purchase Awards will be given by the Appalachian Permanent Collection at Plemmons Student Union. A People’s Choice Award ($150) will be selected through votes collected during the exhibition.
Lia Newman is the Director and Curator of the Van Every/Smith Galleries. She graduated from Winthrop University with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in General Studio, with Concentrations in Sculpture and Photography and a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies from Duke University. She came to Davidson from Artspace, Inc., in Raleigh, where she served as Director of Programs and Exhibitions from 2002-2012.
Rebecca Tegtmeyer is a graphic designer and Assistant Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University. Prior to entering academics, she worked at Willoughby Design, a boutique design studio, followed by Kuhn & Wittenborn, an integrated marketing agency, and Hallmark Cards. She is the Director of Visual Interaction Design at MATRIX, MSU’s Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences. In this role she creates dynamic interactive environments for searching large data collections. Projects include the Vietnam Archive, Slave Biographies, Foodborne Illness Tracker, and a Language Preservation Project for Cherokee and Ojibwa—all of these are at various levels in the grant funding process.
If you need information or assistance from the Smith Gallery, please contact Jennie Carlisle at firstname.lastname@example.org Participation in this exhibition and your submission to Slideroom indicate an understanding of the gallery usage policies and rules & regulations pertaining to this exhibition. The gallery reserves the right to not exhibit any artwork due to a failure to comply with any of the above policies.
|February 1-17||Open submissions through Slideroom.|
|February 27||Announcement of selections for Exhibition by email and posting at Art Office and Office of Applied Design.|
|March 3||Drop off for Selected works, 9-5pm.|
|March 5||Exhibition Opens, People’s Choice Award Voting Opens.|
|March 29||Award Ceremony and Reception, 5-7:30pm|
|March 30||Exhibition Closes|
|March 31||Pick up Selected Works, 9-5pm|
The Smith Gallery is located at 733 Rivers Street in the Schaefer Center for the Visual Arts on the Appalachian State University campus in Boone, NC. Admission is free. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9am – 5pm. For more information, call 828-262-8053 or visit www.art.appstate.edu/cjs. To follow the gallery on Facebook, please LIKE our page, Smith Gallery