For your Entertainment-

More Art to See:

“Birds of a Feather Flock Together” – a collaboration of works by Les LePere & Robert “Bob” Ebendorf will be on display in the Third Floor Gallery Cases at the Jenkins Fine Art Center

“Pocosin Display” -Third Floor Gallery Cases, Jenkins Fine Art Center

Food to Eat & Good Drinks to Drink:

Please view the link below for a list of restaurants and bars within walking distance from the Jenkins Fine Art Center.


Raffle Information

Let’s be honest, who doesn’t like a good gamble every now and again? Our annual raffle helps to fuel our symposium each year. Start scraping your change. Raffle Prices are as follows:

1 ticket for $2.00,  3 tickets for $5.00,  6 tickets for $10.00

Items raffled off will include art/jewelry pieces by 2017 Symposium Presenters, ECU Faculty, Alumni, and Graduate Students. These pieces will be on display in the cases in front of the Burroughs Wellcome Gallery in the Jenkins Fine Art Center.

You can purchase your raffle tickets Saturday & Sunday during lunch at 12:30-1:30 as well as Saturday evening after 5:30.

Winners will be announced Sunday at 6:00 pm

*If you would like to donate an item to be raffled off, please email us at


The annual Saw, File, Solder race at Dirty LAM Studios was originally adapted from the one and only National Saw, File, Solder Sprints at Yuma Arts Symposium in Yuma, AZ.  See here for more history:

The Dirty LAM version is basically the same, except we use copper and it’s a one person race.  Join us after your art stroll Friday night of the Symposium to test your skillz!  Top 3 winners receive a prize!!   Come compete or cheer on your buddies!!  Good community and conversation for all!

The clock starts running at 7:30 and ends at 10:30.  BYOB&F!  See you there!!

Directions to Dirty LAM Studios 213 W 9th Street – Greenville, NC 27858 :

  • Take a left on 5th Street when leaving the Leo Jenkins SoAD parking lot.
  • turn left at the 3rd stoplight, onto Evans Street.
  • Pass under 1 stoplight
  • Take a right onto 9th This will be just a couple blocks past the intersection you went through.
  • Continue on 9th two blocks
  • Dirty LAM is on the left located in the center of a long 1 story brick building, between Collide Youth Group and a Cop Substation


Show Announcement: “Collective Voices”


Featured work: “Mattress Pair” by Danielle James

Collective Voices is a Juried Alumni Exhibition featuring a wide range of materials and subject matter created by Alumni of the Metal Design program at East Carolina University. The show is juried and curated by Barbara McFadyen and Sarah Loch-Test.

Collective Voices will be exhibited during the Gallery Crawl on Friday the 13th and though out symposium weekend. The show will be on display in the Burroughs Wellcome Gallery at the Jenkins Fine Arts Center.

Parking during Symposium Weekend

Parking will be available in front of the Jenkins Fine Art Center at ECU for Symposium weekend beginning Friday, January 13th at 5:00 pm. If you park earlier than 5:00pm on Friday, you may be subject to a parking ticket. You may park in front of the building on Saturday and Sunday at anytime.

Other parking options include the Uptown Greenville Parking deck located at the corner of Cotanch St. and 4th St. The parking deck is about a 5-10 minute walk from the Jenkins Fine Art Center. A link to a map of this area and other parking spaces is listed below.*EDIT: The Uptown parking deck offers free parking on Fridays after 6:00pm as well as all day Saturday & Sunday.

Additional parking can be found in the housing grid off of 5th Street, directly across from the Jenkins Fine Art Center. These roads include Holly St. to Maple St. and 5th St. to 1st St. These spots require a permit from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday but are available at all other times.

Pin Swap Information

For those of you feeling the after-Christmas blues, be reminded that the magic of giving and receiving is not over yet for Symposium attendees! We are excited to carry on our Pin/Charm Swap tradition. If you want to participate, bring your pin or charm to turn in during Sign in/Registration on Friday evening or Saturday morning. Please wrap or place your piece in a box before signing it in. Your pin will be randomly swapped with another persons and will be available for pick up Saturday, January 14th at 5:40pm. May the odds be in your favor!