Current Exhibition

Ray Spillenger: 
Rediscovery of a Black Mountain Painter
On display until May 21, 2016

Ray Spillenger studied with Willem de Kooning and Josef Albers at Black Mountain College during the summer of 1948. This exhibition comprises two decades of his work from the BMC era to the late 1960s. Spillenger’s paintings demonstrate a total commitment to abstraction and a passionate love of color. read more

Ray Spillenger, Untitled (Small Zig 10), c. 1965-70, oil on canvas, 19.75 x 29.75 inches. Estate of Raymond Spillenger. WBO-25. Photo: Leslie Schwerin

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Roundtable Panel

Thursday, July 7 – 7:00 p.m. M.C. Richards’ influential work affected the course of the visual and performing arts and education. In this panel, we will hear from people who knew her both personally and professionally as they consider her life and legacy....

ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 8

September 23-25, 2016 in Asheville, North Carolina Hosted and sponsored by BMCM+AC and UNC Asheville Submission Deadline: June 30, 2016. To submit your proposal please download and follow the directions in this file. The 8th Annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College...