Exhibitions

POSITIVE/NEGATIVE 37 NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION

Slocumb Galleries (ETSU) / 232 Sherrod Dr., Johnson City, TN February 25 - April 1st

J. Bradley Adams
Jimmie Allen
Jose Santos Ardivilla
Jim Arendt
Daniel Atyim
Mohsen Azar
Lawrence Baker
Gary Beeber
Kelly Boehmer
Rachel Boillot
Michael Borowski
Jan Burleson
Alexander Diaz
Joelle Dietrick
Michael Dixon
William Dooley
Kevin Ford
Kariann Fuqua
Nina Ghanbarzadeh
Jenny Hager
Sharon Harper
Stacey Holloway
Ron Janowich
Paula Kovarik
Jocelyn Lechuga
Shona Macdonald
Riva Nayaju
Whitney Oldenburg
Matthew Patterson
Alayna Pernell
Sophia Sanchez
Hosna Shahramipoor
Julie Shapiro
Catherine Eaton Skinner
Steven Subotnick
Michele Theberge
Dillon Ward

The ETSU Department of Art & Design and Slocumb Galleries proudly present Positive/Negative 37 National Juried Art Exhibition from February 22 to April 1, 2022. The Juror’s lecture by Kevin W. Tucker, Chief Curator from the High Museum is on March 30, Wednesday at 6 p.m. via ZOOM ID 710 908 4999.

The Positive/Negative 37 National Juried Art Exhibition participating artists are J. Bradley Adams, Jimmie Allen, Jose Santos Ardivilla, Jim Arendt, Daniel Atyim, Mohsen Azar, Lawrence Baker, Gary Beeber, Kelly Boehmer, Rachel Boillot, Michael Borowski, Jan Burleson, Alexander Diaz, Joelle Dietrick, Michael Dixon, William Dooley, Kevin Ford, Kariann Fuqua, Nina Ghanbarzadeh, Jenny Hager, Sharon Harper, Stacey Holloway, Ron Janowich, Paula Kovarik, Jocelyn Lechuga, Riva Nayaju, Whitney Oldenburg, Matthew Patterson, Alayna Pernell, Sophia Sanchez, Hosna Shahramipoor, Julie Shapiro, Catherine Eaton Skinner, Steven Subotnick, Michele Theberge, and Dillon Ward.

Kevin W. Tucker is the High Museum of Art’s Chief Curator. With more than two decades of curatorial and museum leadership experience, he directs the High’s curatorial program and oversees interpretation, research, and development of the collections. In addition, he works with the executive staff and across curatorial departments to develop plans for permanent collection installations and to organize an ambitious schedule of special exhibitions. Prior to joining the High in 2017, Tucker served as the founding director of the forthcoming Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, planning the design and organization of a 137,000-square-foot facility currently under development in St. Petersburg, Florida. From 2003 to 2015, Tucker served as the Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA). During his tenure, Tucker led numerous national and international collaborations to develop the museum’s overall program of modern and contemporary design, realizing a series of major acquisitions, reinstallations, and exhibitions including Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design (2005), Gustav Stickley and the American Arts and Crafts Movement (2010), and Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein Vitrine (2015). Tucker earned a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of South Carolina and was the recipient of a 2007 Winterthur Research Fellowship. He has served on committees for various regional and national professional organizations, including the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC).

All events are free and open to the public, live simulcast via ETSU Slocumb Galleries’ Facebook Page Live and https://etsu.zoom.us/my/slocum... or Zoom ID 710 908 4999. The Slocumb Galleries are located at 232 Sherrod Drive, ETSU campus, open weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; For more information, please email contrera@etsu.edu or visit https://www.etsu.edu/cas/art/galleries.