This exhibition explored artworks created by artists who reinterpreted traditional representations of landscapes in unexpected ways. Showcasing 39 works by 33 Shenandoah Valley artists, the works seen urged the viewer to consider new perspectives or characteristics within the landscape that they otherwise might overlook. By approaching the idea of landscape from differing viewpoints and with current techniques, the artists featured offer insights into the longstanding tradition, while revealing to the viewer the possibilities of looking at the world with fresh eyes.
Robert Ballard, Deb Bauserman, Don Black, Lauri Bridgeforth, Wendy Bridges, Renae Carey, Meroe Dawson, Allen Dec, Larry Fickau, Jane Forth, Kathy Guzman, Helga Hohn-Heiberg, Katie Houser, Alice Irvan, Deb Keirce, Robert Lesman, Marion Majher, Mary Malucci, Marty Matheson, Wendy May, Sally Myers, Steven Parrish, Victoria Pendragon, Barbara Quast, Kaitlyn Salyer, Katlyn Saville, David Sipp, Neil Stavely, Donna Varn, Linda Volrath, Monica Wilkins, and Kristin Zimet
Unexpected Landscapes opened 10/16/2018 and ran through 01/13/2019.