The School of Art & Design is housed in the Visual Arts Center in downtown Huntington and contains three active art galleries.
SUMMER 2023 EXHIBITION CALENDAR
May 4 through June 2
An exhibition juried by Miyuki Akai Cook, Associate Professor in Fibers at Marshall University School of Art & Design. The selected works are a collection from the School of Art & Design’s current students, alumni, and faculty portraying a large variety of processes, utility, and themes found in creating textile art.
In addition to our regular gallery hours, the galleries will be open Saturday, May 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in correspondence with the Wayward Threads Expo at the Mountain Health Arena.
June 12 through July 6
A group exhibition features contemporary artists creating in a wide range of concept and media with one thing in common: proximity. Each artist in this invitational lives and works in West Virginia, challenging the common misconceptions of what it means to live in overlapping terms of being both an artist and a West Virginian.
May 15 through July 28
A solo exhibition by new media artist Christina Kerns, MFA, featuring a series of lenticulars heavily influenced by images created for social media and the compulsion to portray identity online. Kerns received her MFA in interdisciplinary art from the University of Pennsylvania, PennDesign and is currently an Associate Professor at Lincoln University of PA. She has exhibited in New York, Philadelphia, London, Berlin, Australia, and San Francisco.
Charles W. and Norma C. Carrol Gallery
The Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery hosts a full program of exhibitions by Marshall Students, Faculty, and professional artists from across the country and even across the world including senior Capstone exhibitions and the popular Annual National Juried Exhibition.
Birke Art Gallery
The Birke Art Gallery is host to a series of rotating exhibitions throughout the year including an annual juried student exhibition that has provided decades of art students the opportunity to showcase their best works of art.
Student Art Gallery
Housed on the first floor of the Visual Arts Center, the Student Gallery occupies a small and quirky space adjacent to the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery. The Student Gallery opened in the Fall semester of 2021 in response to a need for exhibition space students and their professors could access on short notice.