Exhibit Reception: German and American Artists on Wunderbar Together

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to a reception at the 2018 TEASE – Transatlantic Exhibition of Art in the Southeast at HOW Space (182 Howard Street, Boone). It will take place on Friday, October 5, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.

German and American artists Isaac PayneTerry Thirion, and Christian Ristau join ASU student Christine Perry, a German American, in displaying their latest work on themes of peace and Wunderbar together. The exhibit includes a broad variety of painting style and seeks to start conversations among audiences about its broader themes. It is curated by Johanna Steinz and spearheaded by German Honorary Consul Klaus Becker. 

The 2018 TEASE – Transatlantic Exhibition of Art in the Southeast has been chosen as one of the official events featured during the Deutschlandjahr, a program based on an agreement with the U.S. State Department, initiated by the German Foreign Office and conducted in collaboration with the Goethe Institute and local partners. The Deutschlandjahr is a year of events that conveys a multifaceted image of Germany across the U.S. It aims at deepening the transatlantic partnership in all aspects of civil society.

The Center is partnering with the Zeitgeist Foundation and the German Embassy to bring the 2018 TEASE – Transatlantic Exhibition of Art in the Southeast to Boone. Other stops of this latest rendition of the TEASE traveling exhibit include the Elder Gallery in Charlotte, NC. Part of First Friday Art Crawl, the reception in Boone is free and open to the public. 

For more information, please contact the Center at 828.262.2311 or email holocaust@appstate.edu.

 

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About TEASE – Transatlantic Exhibition of Art in the Southeast:

The TEASE – Transatlantic Exhibition of Art in the Southeast is the biennial artist tour of the Charlotte-based THE N.C. Zeitgeist Foundation.  TEASE offers selected young and upcoming artists from both sides of the Atlantic to join efforts and travel together through various cities of the Southeast to exhibit their work. Over the years, stops have included Atlanta, Raleigh/Durham, Spartanburg, and Charlotte.

 

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About the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies

Appalachian State University's Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies was founded in 2002 to develop new educational opportunities for students, teachers, and the community. Located administratively within the College of Arts and Sciences, the Center seeks to strengthen tolerance, understanding, and remembrance by increasing the knowledge of Jewish culture and history, teaching the history and meaning of the Holocaust, and utilizing these experiences to explore peaceful avenues for human improvement and the prevention of further genocides.

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies is an associate institutional member of the Association of Jewish Studies, a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations and of the North Carolina Consortium of Jewish Studies.