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The annual international FL3TCH3R Exhibit thanks the following for their assistance with the exhibition and the various associated activities. We appreciate everyone's collaboration and assistance in making the exhibit a success.
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Sue Coe is one of the foremost political artists working today. Sue has trained her gaze on a wide variety of ills from the first, translating such diverse topics as the perils of apartheid, the life of Malcolm X, and the horror that is the American meat industry into artworks, exhibitions and books. An illustrator with politically pointed illustrations gracing the pages of a variety of disparate publications, including The New YorkTimes, the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The Progressive, The Nation among countless others. Her work appeared in numerous museum collections and exhibitions, including retrospective at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington. Ms. Coe’s work received rave reviews in her recent solo exhibition at MoMA PS1.
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2018 Jurors
Cheryl Goldsleger
Cheryl Goldsleger exhibits in the United States and internationally. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC, the American Academy in New York, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, the Brooklyn Museum, the Islip Art Museum, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Virginia Museum, the New Orleans Museum, the Israel Museum, and the Tel Aviv Museum.

Larry Millard
Larry Millard has shown nationally and internationally throughout his career. He is Professor Emeritus at The University of Georgia having taught sculpture and design for nearly forty years. During his career he has had 22 solo exhibitions and his work has been included in over 190 group exhibitions and numerous public art venues. He has received several awards and grants for creative research and teaching.

Anita Kunz

2017 Juror Dr. Anita Kunz - Kunz has lived in London, New York, and Toronto. She has been widely published in Germany, Japan, Sweden, Canada, France, England, and others world wide. Kunz's work has been seen in Time magazine, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, GQ, The New York Times, and many others. Her work has been featured in articles in Graphis and Novumgebrauchsgrafik magazines (Switzerland), Communication Arts, and others worldwide.

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2016 Juror Dr. Eric Avery
a celebrated printmaker and recently retired physician who's work is found in permanent collections including the British Museum, London; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

2015 Juror, Joyce Ogden, artist based in Southern Indiana whose work explores the human relationship to nature, time, and space. She has exhibited at the Carnegie Center for Art and History, Morlan Gallery, Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, Cressman Center for the Visual Arts, University of Louisville; Zephyr Gallery; Owensboro Museum, Speed Museum, Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, among others.


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East Tennessee State University

2015 Guest Artist/Presenter 
Shara  Lange
, Documentary/Filmmaker
THE DRESSMAKERS explores contemporary Moroccan identity by interweaving the stories of traditional tailors and factory seamstresses with that of Tangier-based designer Salima Abdel-Wahab as.

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2014 juror, Elliott Earls, is Artist-in-Residence and head of the Graduate Graphic Design Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Earls work as a designer, performer and artist is represented in major collections including the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, The Wolfsonian Museum and The Miami Art Museum. Art Base, Masion des arts de Créteil, Music Hall, Detroit, and Triennale Museum in Milan.


2013 juror, Michael Aurbach, 2013, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN.
Michael Aurbach is a Professor of Art, Emeritus at Vanderbilt University (2016) in Nashville, TN.  For the last three decades his socially inspired sculpture has addressed issues associated with identity, death, institutional power, and contemporary forms of scholarship. Among the institutions and foundations that have provided support for his work are the National Endowment for the Arts, the Southern Arts Federation, the Tennessee Arts Commission, Art Matters Inc., the Puffin Foundation, the Beren Foundation, and Vanderbilt University. 
carrie a dyer

Thanks to Our Designer and Creative Director, Carrie A. Dyer, Assistant Professor Graphic Design




The purpose of the FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT is to raise funds for an endowled scholarship that will go to a creative art and design student of merit.

We wish to thank the following individuals for their gift to the scholarship in memory of Fletcher H. Dyer.

Robert & Martha Alfonso, Robert- ETSU Vice President of Academic Affairs (Retired) and Martha, Director and Owner of Ralston Fine Arts (Retired) and both Life long Arts Supporters.

• Dr. Eric Avery, 2016 Juror
a celebrated printmaker and recently retired physician who's work is found in permanent collections including the British Museum, London;

Bill Bledsoe, Artist, Professor Tusculum College & Jennifer Bledsoe, Artist, Jonesborough, TN (Bill & Jennifer are both ETSU Art & Design Alumnus & Alumna)

David Dixon, Professor, Graphic Designer, Department Art and Design , ETSU, Johnson City, TN

Anita DeAngelis, Director, Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, Associate Dean for the Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, Professor, Department of Art and Design, ETSU, Johnson City, TN

Kathleen Grover, Professor, English Department, ETSU, Johnson City, TN

Peggy & Mark Jopling, Pittsburg PA

Brenda McGee, JD, Knoxville, TN

Dean Hill Rivkin, JD, Professor, College of Law, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

DeeAnn & Phil Smith, Johnson City, TN

Mike Smith, Professor, Department of Art and Design. ETSU, Johnson City, TN

Comora Tolliver, Artist, Los Angeles CA (ETSU Art & Design Alumna)












We wish to thank our Community Partners for their support of the FL3TCH3R Exhibit.

Ad Club

AAF NETN (American Ad Federation of Northeast Tennessee) Elizabeth Saulsbury, Christian Schmid, Drew Beamer


Estate of Samuel L. Nicely and Hollis Langston III for funding the SAMMIE L. NICELY APPALACHIAN AWARD.

The FL3TCH3R Exhibit is proud to honor the life and contribution of Sammy L. Nicely, artist, educator, long time supporter of the visual arts in the Appalachian region.

Health Care Award

THE FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT Thanks Dr. Eric Avery for funding the AVERY HEALTHCARE AND THE ARTS AWARD now open to ETSU Health Care Professions Student and Faculty. Dr. Avery was our 2016 Juror and celebrated printmaker, and recently retired physician.


WETSTHANKS - WETS-FM is the National Public Radio member station for the Tri-Cities region of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia.

If you would like to contribute to the Fletcher H. Dyer Memorial Scholarship fund by making a Tax deductible donation please use the Donate button below.

East Tennessee State University
  Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, Anita DeAngelis, Director; Heidi Ehle, Assistant Director; Lise Cutshaw, Media & Marketing Coordinator
  Reece Museum, Randy Sanders, Interim Director; Spenser Brenner, Curator & Staff, ETSU
  Slocumb Galleries, and Tipton Gallery Karlota Conterras-Koterbay, Director& Staff
  Center for Appalachian Study, Director, Dr. Ron Roach
  College of Arts & Sciences, Developement Micheal Cordell Webb, Director of Developement College of Arts and Sciences
  Honors College, Dean, Dr. Judy Slagle
  Dept. of Art & Design, Mira Gerard, Chair
  University Relations, Joseph E. Smith, Excutive Assistant to the President for University Relations
  • ETSU, Department of Art and Design, Graphic Design, M. Wayne Dyer, David Dixon, Kelly Porter
  • ETSU, Department of Art and Design, Graphic Design Collective, Advisor Kelly Porter
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