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The Library's new exhibitions interface features dozens of exhibitions from the mid 1990s to the present. Check back as new exhibitions are added and past exhibitions are updated and republished.

  • Movement and Fade

    Spotlight: “Movements” and “Fades” (James Mattise: May 20 – July 13, 2015)

    James Mattise has a BFA in Photography and Filmmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University. He works in various mediums including film and photography, fiber arts, painting, sculpture, printmaking, instrument design, and collage. He previously founded the Studio Two Three Film and Video Series in Richmond, Virginia and later worked as the Visual Arts Film Technician for MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA.