Land Not Lost Contemporary Views on Virginia Landscape

In conjunction with the Virginia General Assembly's Commission to mark the 150th anniversary of Commonwealth's participation in the American Civil War, this exhibition presents contemporary artists who profess a deep connection the regional landscape. Nearly sixty percent of the fighting in the war took place on Virginia soil, which remains ingrained the collective memory of haunting conflict. The artists selected for this show depict their native landscape with infinite beauty and respect for its storied history. Guest curated by VMI professor Rob McDonald, this exhibition will be on view in connection with the 2012 Virginia Sesquicentennial Signature Conference on the Civil War at Virginia Military Institute on March 22.

This exhibit is made possible by the support of the Virginia Military Institute and Rockbridge Regional Tourism

Right: Rob McDonald, Meadow, Jerdone Castle, (From Native Ground), 2010, Epson Ultrachrome Print, 10 x 10 in