BOONE—The Looking Glass Gallery (LGG) in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union will feature “CONTACT,” an exhibition featuring work by Alec Castillo and Chastan Swain. The exhibit will be on view Sept. 18-Oct. 13. A reception for the artists will be held Friday Sept. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery. Refreshments will be served.
Castillo and Swain are seniors working toward degrees in studio art with a concentration in photography. Their show focuses on the importance of relationships.
“We crave the relationships and moments of intimacy shared that build us. We long for the contact of others. By creating and exploring relationships we tether ourselves to a stronger identity, who we are is dependent not only on ourselves, but also on the forces around us,” Alec Castillo and Chastan Swain write in an artists’ statement.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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