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Defining America

Exhibition: September 11, 2018 – May 3, 2019
Reception: Thursday, September 20 from 5 – 7PM

Randy Shull, Simultaneous Pattern, 2011, acrylic on wood panel, 73 x 96 x 8 inches


Inspired by Western Carolina University's 2018 Campus Theme, Defining America brings together artists with different perspectives on the concept of "America" and asks visitors to reflect on the values, definitions, and assumptions attached to this concept.

The exhibition will be on view throughout the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters at Western Carolina University, beginning September 11, 2018 and closing May 3, 2019. Please join us for the exhibition's opening reception on Thursday, September 20 from 5-7PM, featuring a gallery talk at 5:30PM, followed by refreshments. 

Featured Artists

Trenton Doyle Hancock, Ramiro Gomez, Nari Ward, Tom Sachs, Javier Téllez, Randy Shull, Shan Goshorn, Porge Buck, Martin DeWitt, and Yeehaw Press’ Kevin Bradley and Julie Belcher. 

This exhibition is a Campus Theme Signature Event. 
The exhibition and reception are DegreePlus offerings for WCU students. 

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