A new exhibition, combining light, glass, metal, ceramic slip, ivory chiffon and performance art, will open December 9 in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall. “Reflections on Lunations / An Allegorical Exploration into Ancient Calendation” is the BFA Senior Exhibition by Rebecca vonSeldeneck-Houser. An opening reception will take place from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery. Both the reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville’s Art Department will hold its annual holiday sale of ceramics and art from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in Owen Hall. The sale is open to the public.
Theatre UNCA will present “Perspectives,” a festival of six short plays, directed and performed by UNC Asheville students. The festival is free and open to the public, from Dec. 2-5 in various campus locations.
“Symbiosis,” a site-specific exhibition featuring works in digital video art by UNC Asheville students, will take place from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, on the UNC Asheville campus, in and around Zeis Hall.
A new exhibition of paintings by UNC Asheville senior Katherine Knutsen examines the impact of wifi on coffee house atmosphere. “A Chat over Coffee,” Knutsen’s BFA Painting Senior Exhibition, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in the university’s S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, in Owen Hall, first floor.
Hendersonville, NC –The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD), a center of UNC Asheville, is pleased to announce a series of events taking place in conjunction with the current exhibition, “Common Threads: Innovative Textile Practices in India & Western North Carolina.”
Melissa Range, author of the award-winning book of poems, “Horse and Rider,” will read from her work at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. The event is free and open to the public.
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD), a center of UNC Asheville, is pleased to announce the 2011 Craft Research Fund grant awards. This is the center’s 7th year of awarding $95,000 annually to advance, expand and support research about craft in the United States for both graduate and professional level scholars. This national grant program is funded by a private charitable foundation.
UNC Asheville’s Dance Program will host its 14th annual benefit performance, “Everybody Can-Can,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission at the door is $5 or four cans of food. All canned goods will be donated to Manna Food Bank and cash proceeds will benefit UNC Asheville’s Dance Program.