2020-2021 Season


Cause Collective: In Search of the Truth
September 10-October 10, 2020

22 Steps: John Lewis
September 10-November 21, 2020

Jason Middlebrook: Another World
September 10-November 21, 2020

Student Arts Spotlight
October 8-November 18, 2020

Four Freedoms
Hank Willis Thomas and Emily Shur in collaboration with Eric Gottesman and Wyatt Gallery of For Freedom
October 15-November 21, 2020

 

2019-2020 Season


DATAForm: Yorgo Alexopoulos, Jim Campbell, and Daniel Canogar
August 29-November 9, 2019
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Grand Lobby Mural Project: Surge by Daniel Canogar
August 29, 2019-present

Fierce Women
Chakaia Booker, Guerrilla Girls, Jenny Holzer, Marilyn Minter, and Rozeal
January 30-April 25, 2020
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Student Arts Spotlight
June 1-August 15, 2020
Online exhibition



2018-2019 Season

 

History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence 
August 23-October 13, 2018 
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Multiply
Art installation created collaboratively by community members 
October 18-December 15, 2018 

SWARM 
Talia Greene, Don Maynard, Bjorn Schulke, Leah Sobsey, and Marina Zurkow 
October 25-December 15, 2018 

Arboreal
Elizabeth Bradford, Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, Ori Gersht, Sam Krisch, Rosemary Laing, Jason Middlebrook, Tom Nakashima, Roxy Paine, Quayola, Linda Foard Roberts, Eric Serritella, Claire Sherman, Michele Sons, and Yuken Teruya 
January 24-March 23, 2019 

22 Steps: Ice Storm 
by Emilio Santini 
Spring 2019

School of Visual Arts (SOVA) Faculty Triennial 
April 4-May 4, 2019 
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ICAT: Open (at the) Source
Perspectives 

April 4-June 1, 2019 
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SOVA Senior Show
May 9-18, 2019 
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Gerry Bannan: Peaceable Kingdom 
May 9-June 1, 2019 
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2019 New River Art Juried Biennial 
Presented by Blacksburg Region Art Association
June 13-August 3, 2019 
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22 Steps: My Song
by Deanne M. Lane
Summer 2019 

 

2017-2018 Season


Pia Fries
September 14-December 9, 2017 

Radcliffe Bailey 
September 14-December 9, 2017 

Blacksburg High School: Year of the Artist
December 13-20, 2017 

Ray Kass
January 18-March 31, 2018 
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Salaam:
  Saba Taj 
April 5-22, 2018 

Laurie Anderson: Invented Instruments
April 26-June 9, 2018 
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ICAT: Open (at the) Source
Trace 

April 30-June 9, 2018 

SOVA Senior Show
May 3-12, 2018

SoundScapes
Olivia Block, Maria Chavez, Marcus Fischer, Robin Rimbaud (AKA Scanner), and Jana Winderen
May 17-June 9, 2018 
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22 Steps: Gadji beri bimba
  by Hugo Ball
Spring 2018 

Sitting Pretty: The Chair Re-Envisioned
Roger Atkins, Alexander Bannan, David Bohnhoff, Bruce Bradford, Stoel Burrowes, Graham Campbell, Sonya Clark, Jacob Cress, Felicia Dean, Douglas Finkel, Sophie Glenn, Timothy Hintz, Craig Nutt, and Ann Walsh 
June 21-August 12, 2018 
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William Wegman: Sit! 
June 21-August 12, 2018 

 

2016-2017 Season


Susan Jamison: Enchantment
September 1-October 8, 2016 
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Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle
September 8-November 28, 2016 

Amy Cutler
September 15-December 10, 2016 
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Lynn Hershman Leeson
October 20-December 10, 2016 
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DesignSpace
: Hand Lettering 
November 29, 2016-Summer, 2017

Artists and Architecture: Projection/Convergence/Intersection
James Casebere, Amy Casey, Dionisio Gonzáles, Candida Höfer, Matthew Kolodziej, Jean-François Rauzier, and Jennifer Williams  
January 19-April 1, 2017 
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22 Steps: I’ll Remember You as You Were, Not as What You’ll Become
  by Erika Meitner
Spring 2017 

Passages
April 12-16, 2017 

Susan  Danko
April 13-June 3, 2017 
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ICAT: Open (at the) Source 
Sensing Place

April 27-May 20, 2017 
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SOVA Senior Show 
May 4-14, 2017 

From These Woods…
John Albright, Alex Bannan, Charlie Brouwer, Melissa Engler, Greg Galbreath, Bill and Corinne Graefe (Phoenix Hardwoods), Travis Graves, Andrew Hayes, Michael Kovick, Steven McBride, Jonathan Rugh, Daniel Sanchez, Norm Sartorius, Mac Traynham, Shanti Yard, and Jennifer Zurick
June 8-September 1, 2017 
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2015-2016 Season


Stephen Vitiello: A Scuttering Across the Leaves 
September 3-13, 2015 
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Beyond Real: Still Life in the 21st Century
Gerry Bannan, Ori Gersht, David Halliday, Jennifer Hand, Laura Letinsky, Tim O’Kane, and Agniet Snoep
September 3-November 15, 2015 
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Philip Taaffe
September 3-November 15, 2015 
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22 Steps: Fall Rising  by Lisa  Ress
Fall 2015 

Meaghan  Dee: Post 
December 3, 2015-January 24, 2016

Charlie Brouwer: Known/Unknown
December 3, 2015-February 7, 2016 
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Paul Ryan: the sun that never sets
December 3, 2015-February 7, 2016 
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Charlie Brouwer: 
Searching, Reaching, Transcending…
January-February, 2016 

DATAStream
John F. Simon Jr., Philip Argent, Casey Reas, and Quayola: Strata #1
February 4-May 7, 2016 
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Grand Lobby Mural Project:  HighWire by  Diana Cooper
February 2016-June 2019 
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SOVA Senior Show
May 2-15, 2016

ICAT: Open (at the) Source
The Macronaut Project 

May 2-June 12, 2016 
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22 Steps: The Willows in the Morning
  by Neal Klemba
Spring, 2016 

Young Artists: Home
May 19-July 3, 2016 
Giles County Public Schools grades 4-7 

P. Buckley Moss:Sowing Seeds
June 2-August 7, 2016 
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Steven White: 100 Portraits
June 30-August 14, 2016 

Joe Kelley 
July 14-August 24, 2016 
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2014-2015 Season


The College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS): Collegiate Legacy Emeritus Faculty Exhibition
August 22-September 15, 2014 

Evolving Geometries: Line, Form, and Color
September 25-November 20, 2014 
Manfred Mohr, Odili Donald Odita, and Patrick Wilson
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Grand Lobby Mural Project:Bridge by  Odili  Donald  Odita
October 2014-November 2015 
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Betsy Bannan 
December 4, 2014-February 1, 2015

Sam Krisch: Elements
December 4, 2014-February 1, 2015 
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Young Artists
: Community High School, Roanoke
Narratives and Persuasion: Puppets, Prints, and Manifestos 
December 4, 2014-February 1, 2015 
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Lalla Essaydi

February 12-April 12, 2015 

Threaded
Shinique Smith, Polly Apfelbaum, and Angelo Filomeno
February 12-April 12, 2015 
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ICAT: Open (at the) Source 
Luminescent Forest and Cloud 

Aki Ishida and Ivica Ico Bukvic: Cloud 
Paola Zellner Bassett and Tom Martin: Luminescent Forest 
April 23-May 17, 2015
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SOVA Senior Show
April 30-May 17, 2015

Pat West: Tangled
June 4-August 9, 2015 

Unleashed
Nathan Blake, Lucinda Roy, Diane Porter Goff, Rob Neukirch, Diana Mazor, Lesley Howard, Jane Hendrick, Amy Marengo, Ann Goette, Tom Gardner, Matthew Vollmer, Erika Meitner, and Nikki Giovanni 
June 4-August 9, 2015 

Wanderings: Mary Collier, Charlotte Chan and Betty Moore 
June 4-August 9, 2015

 

2013-2014 Season

 

Joan Grossman: This edge I have to jump
October 28-November 24, 2013

Jennifer Steinkamp: Madame Curie
October 28-December 1, 2013 

Leo Villareal: Digital Sublime
October 28-December 1, 2013 

Young Artists
December 6-15, 2013 
Montgomery County Public Schools grade 5 

Landscape: Another Dimension
January 17-March 7, 2014 
Adam Cvijanovic, Joni Pienkowski, Jacco Olivier, and Chiho Aoshima

Aspects of the Self: Portraits of our Times
Christopher Baker, Tara Bogart, Brian Calvin, Daniel Canogar, Mary Kate Claytor, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Ben Durham, Joan Gaustad, Elizabeth King, Charles LeDray, Janet Niewald, Julian Opie, Suzanne Opton, Tony Oursler, Daniel Rozin, Thomas Ruff, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman, Jeanne Silverthorne, Mickalene Thomas, Nick Vitelli, Andy Warhol, Kehinde Wiley, and Zhang Xiaogang 
March 21-April 27, 2014 
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ICAT: Open (at the) Source
May 3-18, 2014 

SOVA Senior Studio Exhibition
May 3-18, 2014 

Young Artists
May 24-June 5, 2014 
Featuring Step on It shoe project with Blacksburg Middle and High School, Christiansburg Middle and High School, Auburn Middle and High School, and Shawsville Middle School 

OpenLab
June 14-July 27, 2014 
Fields + Array:  Ashton Hamm, James Heard, Daniel Hemmendinger, Chelsea Kilburn, and Matthew Ridgeway 
Motion + eMotion:  [trans]LAB: Alireza Borhani and Negar Kalantar 

Pictured (above):
Jason Middlebrook
Another World, 2020
Concept drawing (detail)
Pen, ink, graphite, colored pencils, and acrylic paint on mixed media paper
Courtesy of the artist and Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, New York