Art+Design Expo

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Exhibiting the best of Appalachian

Art+Design Expo is an annual juried student art exhibition co-sponsored by the Art and Applied Design departments and hosted by the Smith Gallery. Expo features outstanding student art across the creative spectrum and is open to all students at Appalachian State. 

This year’s exhibition ran from January 29-February 21, 2019. Prizes were awarded for Best in Show, 1st prize, 2nd prize, and 3rd prize. Purchase Awards will be given by the Appalachian Permanent Collection at Plemmons Student Union and a People’s Choice Award) was selected through votes collected during the exhibition.

2019 Juror

Jennifer Sudul Edwards, is an independent curator based in Charlotte, NC, where she co-founded and co-organizes the public arts programming platform, Spheres Series and serves on the Board at Goodyear Arts. She is currently working to put together the exhibition “W/ALL,” which will examine historic use of walls and the artistic treatment of them over the centuries, for the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. This project is co-curated with Katie Hollander and will open in September 2019. Sudul Edwards was the curator at the Bechtler from 2015-2018.

For additional information on Art+Design Expo 2019, please contact Jennie Carlisle at