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Furman Art Department announces 2023-2024 exhibitions

Bell Tower at Furman Lake in fall 2023.

Last updated October 19, 2023

By Furman News

The Furman University Department of Art will host four additional exhibitions after wrapping up its first fall show featuring the work of Nichole M. Santiago in “Passages” on Oct. 20. The exhibitions will take place in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on the campus of Furman University. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A schedule of upcoming exhibitions follows:

figural lamps and other sculptures

Sculptures from “Homebodies” by Assistant Professor of Art Kevin Kao.

2023 Furman Faculty Exhibition: “(Re)Introductions”
Oct. 27-Dec. 8
Opening reception: Friday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m.

The Department of Art has seen profound changes since its last full faculty exhibition in fall semester 2016. Learn about new ventures for longtime faculty and witness practices of the department’s newer faculty members.

a drawing of bottles lying horizontally

“Future Memory #3” by Lisa Turner.

Lisa Turner: “Bodily Impressions”
Jan. 5-26

“Bodily Impressions” features several series of print-based works by Lisa Turner of Bellingham, Washington. The show addresses concerns related to the social and environmental implications of consumer culture. Turner’s work combines language, medical sciences and history to make humorous and pointed statements about the interconnectedness of our bodies with the consumer goods that come to comprise us.

found art with random pipes, wires, a magnifying glass and other elements.

Installation shot of “Low Hanging Fruit I,” “Low Hanging Fruit II,” and “Tool for Introspection” by Danni O’Brien.

Danni O’Brien: 2024 Artist-in-Residence Exhibition
Feb. 26-March 29

2024 Artist-In-Residence, Danni O’Brien of Baltimore, Maryland, displays artwork created around her residency at Furman. O’Brien fashions sculptural assemblages of found materials and asks the viewer to puzzle over how these whimsical, absurd and uncanny pairings of detritus ruminate on bodies, machines, the environment and queer futurism.

2024 Senior Exhibition
April 9-May 4

Celebrate the Department of Art’s graduating seniors as they showcase their capstone projects.

For more information, contact the Department of Art at 864-294-2282, and Follow Thompson Gallery on Instagram at @furmangalleryofart.

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