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*There may be future changes in the schedule given the uncertainty of times in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. We will update our events accordingly. Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.


FALL 2020

BFA Group Exhibition 2020
August 24 to September 25, 2020

The American Dream: Latinx Nick Peña
September 29 to October 30, 2020

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibitions
November 2 to 24, 2020

BA Senior Exhibition
November 30 to December 7, 2020


Tennessee Jewelry & Metal Studio Craft Exhibition

January 11 to February 12, 2021

National Juried Art Exhibition
February 16 to March 12

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibition
March 22 to April 16

Student Honor Show 2021
Juror: Dr. Jason Hoelscher
Guest of Honor: Dr. Joe Sherlin, VP for Student Life & Enrollment


with select VIRTUAL EXHIBITIONS and Article Links


Jo Ann Walters: Where Was It the World?
January 13 to February 13; Reception & Artist's Talk: February 11, 5 to 7 p.m.

Dolly P/N 35: National Juried Art Exhibition

Juror: Logan Lochner, Editor, Burnaway Magazine
February 18 to March 13; Reception & Performance by ETSU Chorale: February 26, Wednsday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Panel of Dolly Parton's Impact on Appalachian and Pop Cuture:
March 3, Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

FALL 2019

Greg Pond: From Static to Oscillatory (and Back Again)
August 26 to September 27, 2019, Slocumb Galleries
Sponsored by the TN Arts Commission’s Arts Project Support (APS)
Reception And Artist's Talk:  September 27, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Greg Pond

SEFEA: Southeast Fibers Educators Association

September 30 to October 25, 2019, Slocumb Galleries
Sponsored by the TN Arts Commission’s Arts Project Support (APS) Grant
Reception & Artist's Talk by Cathryn Amidei:October 24, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Alois Wonderland by Pat Mink


Other Man's Treasure: Daniel Derwelis
Reception and Gallery Talk: January 24, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Daniel Derwelis

Positive/Negative 34 National Juried Art Exhibition
Juror: Ann Meisinger, Independent Curator, and Assistant Educator,
Public Programs & Creative Practice, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
January 28 to February 22, 2019, at the Slocumb Galleries
Juror's Lecture & Reception on February 21, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.

FALL 2018

Diverse & Beautiful: Interchangeable by Althea Murphy Price
August 22 to September 20, 2018, Slocumb Galleries; Reception & Panel: September 20, Thursday, 5 p.m.
Panel on Black Artists in TN & Appalachia: Ball Hall Auditorium at 6 p.m.

Sponsored by the ETSU Student Activities Allocation Funds (SAAC) as part of the Diverse & Beautiful Project, in partnership with the Language & Culture Resource Center (LCRC), Umoja Festival, Multicultural Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Anthropology & Sociology, School of Continuing Studies, Women's Resource Center, Africana Studies Program and TN Arts Commission's Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant

* For virtual exhibition please see under Detangling & Unraveling the Politics of Hair under Tipton Gallery

Up the Gravel Path: Arrowmont Artists-in-Residence

Curated by Lindsay Rogers
September 24 to October 19, 2018, Slocumb Galleries
Reception & Panel: October 9, Tuesday, 5 to 7 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
Featured: Sasha Baskin, Alyssa Coffin, Everett Hoffman, Stephanie Wilhelm and Kari Woolsey

Sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission's Arts Project Support (APS) Grant, in partnership with the Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, TN Craft Week, JC Senior Center and Boys & Girls Club of Bristol

 Up The Gravel Path

La Historia Crea El Presente (History Creates the Present):
Antuco Chicaiza and Latin American Art from the Reece Museum Collection
Curated by SG Intern Alexis Jennings; October 22 to 26
*For virtual exhibition please see under Ansiedad & Pertenencia under Tipton Gallery

Fading by Antuco Chicaiza


Along the Horizon: Contemporary Drawing in Tennessee
Curated by Vanessa Mayoraz and Andrew Scott Ross
January 16 to February 23, 2018, Slocumb Galleries and the Reece Museum
Panel Discussion: February 15, Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium,
Speakers: Stephen Wicks, Curator at the Knoxville Museum of Art,
Richard A. Lou, Chair of the Department of Art at the University of Memphis,
and Denise Stewart-Sanabria, Artist and Art Writer, Numbers Magazine

Along the Horizon: Contemporary Drawing in Tennessee focuses on artists living in, or from Tennessee, who consider drawing as a substantial part of their contemporary practice. The thirteen contributing artists, residing in cities from Memphis to Johnson City, use a wide range of methodologies, which explore the limits, and traditions of the medium. In partnership with the Reece Museum, the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, with support from the Tennessee Arts Commission through the Arts Project Support (APS) Grant.

Featured work by: Jonathan Adams, Ben Butler,Nick DeFord, Wade Guyton, John Hilton, Paula Kovarik, Dawn Martin Dickins, Richard A. Lou, Rob Matthews, Althea Murphy-Price, Joel Parsons, Denise Stewart-Sanabria, and P.A. Turner.

Along the Horizon

FALL 2017

The Absurdity of Truth:John Feodorov
September 18 to October 13, 2017
Reception: September 21, Third Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.,
Lecture starts 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium

In partnership with the 4th Annual ETSU Native American Festival, and Slocumb Galleries Student Society, Tennessee Arts Commission's Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant, Honors College and Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the ETSU Student Government Association (SGA) B.U.C. Funds

John Feodorov

To view the videos on Feodorov's Slocumb Galleries' lecture and exhibition, please click: 'Absurdity of Truth', 'Office Shaman', 'Totem Teddies'

: Drawings by Joan Tanner
Curated by Julien Robson
October 16 to November 3; Reception & Lecture: October 19, 5 to 7 p.m.
In partnership with Artful Aging Project, Johnson City Public Library, Honors College and Tennessee Arts Commission's Arts Project Support (APS) Grant

Joan Tanner

Artful Aging: Birds and Sculptures
Curated by Angelique Lynch

August 28 to September 15; Reception: September 14, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
In partnership with Aging Artfully Project, Johnson City Public Library and Aroha Philantrophies 


Artful Aging: Home & Family Curated by Katie Sheffield
July 24 to August 23; Reception: August 17, Third Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Johnson City Public Library and Aroha Philantrophies

Our Appalachia: Community and Innovation
Curated Slocumb Interns Moira Frazier, Cheyenne Good, and Amber Howard
June 26 to July 18; Reception: July 6, Thursday, 5-7 p.m.
July 6 to 28, Tipton Gallery; Reception: July 7, First Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Guest of Honor: Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft & Media, Tennessee Arts Commission
Featured: Art Brown, Aleta Chandler, Wayne Culberston, Richard Dwyer, Shane Fero, Mira Gerard, Travis Graves, Mindy Herrin, Megan King, Patti Lawrence, Liz Layton, Val Lyle, Jeannine Marchand, Alex McClay, Theresa Markiw, Jocelyn Matthews, John Edwin May, Vanessa Mayoraz, Patricia Mink,
Don Morris, Calvin Nicely, Andrew Scott Ross, Alice Salyer, Randy Sanders,
Ralph Slatton, Jim Stagner, Jeff Stoner, Anne Thwaites

our appalachia


Our State of the Union: Michael Fischerkeller

January 17 to February 9, 2017,
Reception & Artist’s Talk: February 9, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Commissioner and Johnson City Vice Mayor Jenny Brock on importance of Art in the community

Michael Fischerkeller

Tragic Disclosures: Dennis Greenwell
February 13 to March 3,
Reception: March 2, 5 to 7 p.m., LGBT Panel at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
To view the LGBTQ Panel by Dennis Greenwell and H.E.R.O.E.S.,PFLAG, First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton, John Baker of Tri cities Pride Community Center, ETSU Counseling, and Q & A.

 I Fear by Dennis Greenwell

FALL 2016

At Play In The Fields of Our Stuff: Ron Laboray
August 17 to September 16, 2016, Reception: September 8, 5 to 7 p.m.
Lecture starts at 6p.m., Ball Hal Auditorium

ron laboray

Decolonial Identity by Cherokee Artist Jeff Marley
September 19 to October 7;
In partnership with the 3rd Annual ETSU Native American Festival
September 23 and 24, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Amphitheater)
Performance during Reception: September 29, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.,
Sponsored by the ABC Grant from the TN Arts Commission, ETSU Office of Multicultural Affairs and Multicultural Center

Jeff Marley

FACE IT: Reimagining Contemporary Portraits
Curated by Lynn Whitney, Andrew Hershberger & Jacqueline Nathan
October 10 to November 4 at Slocumb Galleries and
until November 22 at the Reece Museum;
Joint Reception: October 18, 4:30 to 6 p.m.;

Lecture by Jo Ann Walters starts at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium
In partnership with the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Fine Arts Center Gallery, Reece Museum, Honors College, ETSU Division of Cross-Disciplinary Studies, Student Photography Association (SPA), ETSU Student Government Association (SGA) BUC Funds and Tennessee Arts Commission's Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant

Featured work by Artists: Elizabeth Bick, Barbara Bosworth, Alejandra Carles-Tolra, Elinor Carucci, Lois Conner, Carlos Diaz, Jess T. Dugan, Marc Eliott, Anne Fishbein, Emmet Gowin, Nancy Hellebrand, David Hilliard, Joe Johnson, Billie Mandle, Daniel McInnis, Greg Miller, Andrea Modica, Matthew Montieth, Nicholas Nixon, Thomas Roma, Mike Smith, Sage Sohier, Mark Steinmetz, and Jo Ann Walters

Face It


Inhabitants: Creatures of Distant Worlds
Curated by Marty Henley and Kevin Reaves
January 13 to February 5, 2016; Reception: January 29, Friday, 5 to 7 p.m.
In partnership with the Honors College

FALL 2015

In / Skin / Between Installation by Nora Hartlaub
and Triads by Alan O’Neal
August 18 to September 11, 2015, Gallery Talk & Reception: September 10, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
In partnership with the Department of Art & Design and the Honors College

Nora Hartlaub and Alan ONeal

body and blood... Installation by Luzene Hill

September 14 to 24, 2015, Slocumb Gallery I
ArtIFact & reception: September 24, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.
In partnership with the Office of Multicultural Affairs Women’s Resource Center, Honors College, Office of Equity and Diversity, Women’s Studies Program, Counseling Center, and the Tennessee Arts Commission ABC Grants through Kingsport Arts

Luzenne Hill


Owasv ' Din'etah: Self and Homeland in Indigenous America
September 14 to 24, 2015, Slocumb Gallery II
In partnership with Office of Multicultural Affairs, Honors College, the MAP(ing) Project, Tamarind Institute and the Tennessee Arts Commission ABC Grants through Kingsport Arts
Featured prints by Andy Warhol, Fritz Scholder, and from the Map(ing) project: Nicolas Galanin, Rowan Harrison, Tom Jones, Craig Kelly, Randy Kemp, Warren Montoya, Marilou Schultz, Sarah Sense and John Fedorov

Self and Homeland

Layers: Quilt as Form
Curated by Patricia Mink
October 5 to 30, 2015, Slocumb Galleries 
Reception: October 15, Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m.; Lecture by Joan Schulze starts at 6 p.m., Ball Hall Auditorium, Workshop on October 16
Featured work by Artists: Susan Brandeis, Dorothy Caldwell,Judith Content, Nancy Crow,Michael James,
Jeana Eve Klein, Aaron McIntosh,
andJoan Schulze
Sponsored by the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts (MBMSOTA), Honors College and the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) Arts Project Support (APS) Grant

Moments and Vision: Photographs by Tore Terrasi
November 4 to 24, 2015

Fluidity of Gender: Linda Stein
To view video of exhibition, please click here.



Exhibition Archive AY 2006-2014

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