Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) workshops in poetry and prose. Classes will be held in Asheville, Hendersonville and Burnsville. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested.
"Rewind and Press Play," a sculpture installation by UNC Asheville senior Sally Garner, will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, in Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery. The exhibit is the culmination of Garner’s work toward a bachelor of fine arts degree.
Virginia Derryberry, professor and chair of the Department of Art at UNC Asheville, has been recognized for Outstanding Artistic Achievement by the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC). This award is given to encourage and reward individuals who have been particularly successful in their creative work as demonstrated through regional, national or international exhibitions or presentations.
UNC Asheville's Department of Art will hold its annual Holiday Ceramic and Art Sale from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the ground floor of Owen Hall. The sale is open to the public.
TheatreUNCA will present “columbinus,” a play sparked by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., with four public performances, opening November 21 in UNC Asheville's Carol Belk Theatre.
The Writers at Home fall series continues with readings by contributors to the new issue of "The Great Smokies Review," the online literary magazine published by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program. This event is free and open to the public and begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville.
"The Wild Known," a collection of photographs by UNC Asheville senior Amy Schnell, will open with a reception at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, in the Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery on campus. The exhibit is the culmination of Schnell’s work toward a bachelor's degree with a major in art.
"Symbolization of Species," an exhibit of 10 lithographic prints by UNC Asheville senior Katherine Culatta, will open on Monday, Nov. 11, on campus in Ramsey Library Blowers Gallery. The exhibit is the culmination of Culatta’s work toward a bachelor's degree with a major in art.