CESTA 2019 Exhibit
The 2019 CESTA is entitled "The Brain Complex" and is representative of chemistry
that occurs within the four lobes of the brain.
Art and Craft by Pathology Assistant Beth Ann McCormick
WVUHS Pathology Assistant Beth Ann McCormick shares her creative side with
this exhibit of her glasswork, claywork, fabric work and more.
Representing West Virginia: Paintings of Helen Holt by Advanced Painting Students
Students in College of Creative Arts Painting Professor Naijun Zhang's Advanced Painting class created works inspired by photographs from the West Virginia and Regional History Center's On View online photographs collection, of Helen Holt (1913-2015), the first woman to hold statewide elected office in West Virginia.Read More About Helen Holt
Women of Appalachia
The Women of Appalachia Project is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit arts program curated by Poet Laureat Kari Gunter-Seymour (Ohio University). This exhibit includes work selected by Gunter-Seymour from the 10th anniversary exhibit.Read More About Women of Appalachia
Looking at Appalachia, Selections
This exhibit is a selection of photographics from Roger May's Looking at Appalachia project.Read More About Looking at Appalachia
Evansdale Library Director, Martha Yancey, shares a selection from her personal dinnerware collection including stone, porcelain, glass, holiday, FIESTA, and more.Read More About Dinnerware
Heath Sciences Professionals Create!
An exhibit of art and craft by health sciences students, staff and facultyRead More About Create!
Appalachian Futures is WVU Libraries' second annual collaborative, multidisciplinary project advancing important conversations in the region. The exhibit addresses the dominant contemporary narratives about Appalachia in a new way— how the people of Appalachia have worked and will work to rewrite their own narrative and transcend limiting definitions of what it means to be Appalachian synthesizing humanities research, art, and civic action.Read More About Appalachian Futures
West Virginia Women
This series of portraits of twenty notable West Virginia Women was originally on display in IN.EXclusive: An exhibit and event series dedicated to West Virginia Women, at Arts Monongahela in 2017.Read More About West Virginia Women
With a Grain of Salt: Art in Rocks
Kathleen Benison uses sedimentary geology, geochemistry, and geomicrobiology to study the deposition and diagenesis of continental evaporites and red beds. Photographs of these rocks serve as both scientific evidence and aesthetic objects.Read More About Salt
Looking at Appalachia: HOPE
West Virginia based photographer Roger May collaboratively curates this exhibit
of crowd-sourced images from amateur and professional photographers across
Appalachia, broadening the contemporary definitions of the region and its
Documentary Photographer to Exhibit Work, Speak About Serpent Handling
Lauren Pond, an award-winning documentary photographer based in Columbus, Ohio, will speak on October 22 about her recent book, Test of Faith: Signs, Serpents, Salvation (Duke University Press: 2017), which chronicles the life, death, and legacy of Pastor Mack Wolford, a Pentecostal serpent handler from West Virginia.Read More About Serpent Handling
Rebecca Kiger: A Knowing Intimacy
Opening August 1 at the Health Sciences Library is an exhibition of Rebecca
Kiger's photographs from the
A Knowing Intimacy exhibit, a group exhibition that was on view
at the Downtown Campus Library in March, 2018
Avatars and their Players: From Object to Other
Drs. Jaime Banks and Nick Bowman visualize their scholarly research on the experiences and effects of video gamers' connections with their avatars. This exhibit features "100 Avatars," digital element, in collaboration with WVU Libraries.Read More About Avatars
Global Affairs presents: WVU in the Middle East, a Global Portals exhibit
WVU's Office of Global Affairs establishes a Global University through strategic internationalization and preparing globally-minded graduates for an increasingly global workforce. This exhibit is a display around their first Global Portal with Bahrain, expanding into the broader Middle East countries.Read More About Global Affairs
College of Creative Arts Advanced Painting: WATER
WVU College of Creative Arts Painting Professor Naijun Zhang works with themed series of photographs from the West Virginia & Regional History Center On View collection, for assignments for his Advanced Painting classes. This fall, paintings of water from floods, to play in rivers, from years past, are depicted realistically, expressionistically and abstractly by these students, in conjunction with the WATER exhibit on the main floor.Read More About Advanced Painting
WVU Professor of Fashion, Dress & Merchandising presents an exhibit of her work alongside student designs exploring various sustainable practices from Zero-Waste, Transformation to Up-Cycling.
100 Days in Appalachia
The "100 Days in Appalachia" exhibit depicts the diversity of voices across Appalachia. The photo series strives to show the varied faces, passions, issues and opinions from around the region. "100 Days in Appalachia" is an experimental journalism project launched by the College of Media in January 2017.Read More About 100 Days
Art & Health: Artwork by Health Care Professionals
In collaboration with Health Sciences Center, this display includes a range of two and three dimensional work by people who work in health industries at WVU, including photography, painting, ceramics and more, with topics ranging from landscape to health to abstract expression.Read More About Art and Health
TRAUMA: A Campus Read inspired exhibit
In conjunction with Campus Read programming around the book,
Station Eleven (Emily St. John Mandel, 2014, Vintage Books),
around a fictional flu pandemic that decimated the population of the
world, presenting inquiries into what it means to survive, reflecting
on art, history and human connection. The exhibit explores these issues
with artwork produced by WVU students in Multidisciplinary Studies.
Passion or Obsession? President Gee's Bow Ties
Art in the Libraries begins a new series of exhibitions featuring community
member's collections, beginning fittingly and prominently with WVU's
President Gee's bow tie collection. Spanning more than three decades
and numbering in the thousands, his bow ties exude his vibrant style
and character and present a distinct, vast artistry. The exhibit includes
a selection of ties as well as photographs and stories. Whether be passion
or obsession, you decide.
Women & Water in West Virginia
A visual exhibit of photos, paintings and sculptures, curated by WVU Assistant Professor of Geography, Martina Angela Caretta; Geography MA student, Bethani Turley; Friends of Cheat Executive Director, Amanda Pitzer; and Media and Outreach Specialist, Beth Warnick.Read More About Women and Water
CESTA 2018 Exhibit
An interactive sculpture on display at the Evansdale Library illustrates the structure and function of a particular enzyme and can charge your SmartPhone.Read More About CESTA 2018
Looking at Morgantown
Looking at Morgantown is an exhibit of 24 photographs representing the people, places and events in our area.Read More About Morgantown
100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolutions
This exhibit displays 14 paintings inspired by Julia Davis Adams' trip to Russia by West Virginia University advanced painting students of College of Creative Arts Professor Naijun Zhang.Read More About Russian Revolutions
WATER: A cross-disciplinary exhibit exploring the significance, power & play of life's critical resource
This collaborative, cross-disciplinary, multimedia exhibit examines the
power, control, scarcity, abundance, play and impact of water in its
various forms. Coming August 2018.
Glassblowing to Community Building: Sunnyside's Changing Cultural Landscape
Glassblowing to Community Building is a collaborative exhibit, providing a brief overview of the Sunnyside neighborhood through photography.Read More About Glassblowing
Book Arts Exhibit with Books from the WVRHC Rare Books Collection
This exhibit includes works by local and regional artists including books created by College of Creative Arts Professor of Graphic Design Eve Faulkes, the late Professor Emeritus, Cliff Harvey, photographer Steve Lawson, former WVU Books Arts professor and master typographer, Rich Hopkins, among otherRead More About Rare Books
A Knowing Intimacy: A photography exhibit by West Virginia Women
With A Knowing Intimacy, Sheldon reflects on how LA Times described her work with a "knowing intimacy," and this shared quality among her and the work of West Virginia based photographers Rebecca Kiger, Meg Elizabeth Ward and Lisa Elmaleh.Read More About A Knowing Intamacy
WVU's Jackson Hole Photography Workshop: Ten Years in the Making
Professor of Photography Michael Sherwin celebrates ten years of teaching the Jackson Hole Photography workshop in an exhibition featuring numerous print and electronic images taken by Sherwin and his students. The exhibit runs through June 2018. Professor Sherwin will present with some of his students on February 15 at 4:00pm.Read More About Jackson Hole
College of Creative Arts Student Juried Award Winners Exhibit
The WVU School of Art & Design presented its sixth annual Juried Student Exhibition November 2017-January 12, 2018, and The award winners from this exhibit are on display at the Downtown Campus Library's new rotating exhibit space, 1020, through February 27, 2018.Read More About Student Juried Awards
When the Computer Wore a Skirt
The exhibit "When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers," explores the history and personalities behind Hidden Figures including West Virginians Katherine Johnson and Dorothy Vaughan.Read More About Exhibit
Tiera Joy Tanner
Moments in time captured on film are taken into the hands of West Virginia University College of Creative Arts painting graduate student Tiera Joy Tanner and made into something new yet nostalgic.Read More About Tierra Joy Tanner
A Marked, Unmarked, Remembered
From Wounded Knee to the Edmund Pettus Bridge, and from the Upper Big Branch mine disaster to the Trail of Tears, Marked, Unmarked, Remembered (West Virginia University Press, 2017) presents photographs of significant sites from US history, posing unsettling questions about the contested memory of traumatic episodes from the nation's past.Read More About A Marked
Bodies of Truth
Wheeling based artist Lacie Wallace shares self-portraits and other artwork she has painted throughout her experience in and out of hospitals as a patient with cancer as she has become "more aware of my new body, my cancer body."Read More About Bodies of Truth
Unseen, Unknown: An Augmented Reality Exhibit Exploring WV Sights &
" is a new exhibit created by students and faculty in the West Virginia
University Reed College of Media and WVU Libraries that will highlight
the success of unknown West Virginians through augmented reality.
Face of Homelessness
Face of Homelessness is a project by WVU College of Creative Arts Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Kofi Opoku, to serve as a voice for people who are currently homeless or have recently been housed in MorgantownRead More About Faces
Raymond Thompson's photo series documenting Appalachian prison visits is on display in the second floor Atrium at the Downtown Campus Library.Read More About The DIvide
New American Paintings
Patrick Bayly will display a series of his award-winning paintings at Evansdale Campus Library in August.Read More About New American Paintings
"Object D4h," a rotating, 6' x 3' x 6' metal and plastic sculpture, explores symmetry, and was designed to be an abstracted representation of a molecule synthesized by Professor Hoover's research group.Read More About CESTA
Ceramics Student Exhibit
The Libraries are delighted to exhibit the WVU Clay Club's beautiful ceramic works.Read More About Ceramics
Looking at Appalachia
Looking at Appalachia is a juried collection of photographs from amateur and professional photographers representing every state in the Appalachian Region. Directed by Roger May.Read More About Looking
Hollow is an interactive documentary and community participatory project that examines the future of rural America through the eyes and voices of those living in McDowell County, WV.Read More About Hollow
A three part show bringing together work focusing on communities disrupted and dislocated by political and cultural conflict. The last day of the exhibit was May 8, 2016.
WVU Fashion Merchandising Rotating Displays
Students in Prof. Elizabeth Shorrock's spring 2021 fashion merchandising
class present window displays inspired by architecture on the second floor
of EVL. Displays rotate weekly.
Read More About Fashion Merchandising
BFA Dean of the Libraries Student Art Prize Award
Selected from the WVU School of Art & Design's annual Juried Student
Exhibitions by the Art in the Libraries Committee are the award winners
work. Selections are made in fall and displays rotate in January.
Read More About Art Prize Award
Big Green Data: Herbals, Science, and Art
Dr. Farina's recent research focuses on the botanic world in pre-modern medicine,
philosophy, art, and literature, specifically that of Late Antiquity and
the Middle Ages. The exhibit introduces viewers to historic herbals, the
art and literature they inspired, and present-day correlatives.
Read More About Big Green Data
Carol Marino: A Selection of Printed Photographs
Photographing near and around her home in northern Ontario, Carol Marino's
photography focuses on flora and fauna in their natural habitats.
Read More About Carol Marino
Excellence in Interprofessional Education Awardees ExhibitsFaculty: "Emergency in Ethics: How to Host a Hospitalization" based on teaching through gaming by Lena Maynor, PharmD; Megan Adelman, PharmD; and Renee McGinnis, DPT.
Read More About Education Awardees
Printeractives: Tactile Reimaginings of Narratives
WVU Health Sciences Global Engagement Cases Exhibit
September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World
Evansdale Library | Fall 2021
WVU Libraries is excited to announce its participation in September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World, a downloadable educational exhibition that presents the history of 9/11, its origins, and its ongoing implications through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks.
Read More About September 11
Dime Novels: Racialization and Erasure
Faculty Exhibit Award winner Nancy Caronia presents dimestore novels she
encountered While working on an interdisciplinary volume exploring how
the American dime novel genre assisted in spreading discriminatory notions.
Read More About Dime Novels
Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote: The Struggle for Youth Voting Rights in Americas
2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the 26th Amendment, which lowered
the voting age in the United States to eighteen. In this exhibition,
we invite you to consider the history of the 26th Amendment within the
contexts of youth activism and expanding voting rights.
Read More About Old Enough
Food Justice in Appalachia: Artists Perspectives
This exhibition includes original artwork around food justice themes from
artists nationwide. Media includes painting, sculpture, prints, and drawings.
Participating artists include: Jackie Andrews, rural Maryland; Aileen Bassis,
Long Island City, NY; Payton Brown, Morgantown, WV; Brian Fencl, Wheeling,
WV; Martha Knox, Philadelphia, PA; Eddie Maier, Morgantown, WV; Leo Morrissey,
Sea Isle City, NJ; Lis Sundberg, Red Hook, NY; Gerardo Valera, Puerto Vallarta,
Mexico and Ally Zlatar, Glasgow, Scotland.
Read More About Artist Perspectives
REMIXing the Archives
Modeled after the Virginia Caucus of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
project, REMIX / ARCHIVAL ODDITIES, this exhibition and online project
by the WVU Libraries Art in the Libraries program was developed to inspire
literal and figurative out-of-the-box ideas for the WVRHC collections.
Read More About REMIX
Illustrated Banjo Heads from the Collection of Bob Smakula
Bob Smakula is a proprietor of Smakula Fretted Instruments in Whyte, WV, and holds a sizable collection of banjo heads that were illustrated by the banjos’ owners in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Liuqing Ruth Yang: Portraits
Liuqing Ruth Yang received a BFA in painting at WVU in December of 2021. She shares a few paintings from her series of portraits at Evansdale Library through fall 2022.
Read More About Liuqing Ruth Yang
“Where Does Your Christ Come From?” Exploring the Prevalence and Significance of the White Jesus Phenomenon Among Black Christian Women and Men
An exhibit by Stephanie House-Niamke, WVU Sociology PhD Student, which
focuses on understanding the creation, purpose, prevalence and significance
of the White Jesus Phenomenon for Black Christians.
Read More About the Exhibit
Trees: A Selection of Prints
This exhibit, a partnership between Health Sciences and WVU Art in
the Libraries, includes prints featuring different creative expressions
of trees in prints, by artists Robert Bourdeau, Serge Clement, BA King
and Catherine Perehudoff.
Read More About Trees
WV AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars Program
An Exhibit of the 2021 Interprofessional Education Faculty-Staff Award Winning
Project by WVU Art in the Libraries and WVU Health Sciences Interprofessional
Read More About AHEC
West Virginia People of Color in Healthcare
This exhibit looks at the past, present and future of West Virginia
People of Color in Healthcare with historical imagery and text, current
perspectives and WVU initiaves and more.
Read More About WVPCH
WVU Laboratory School STEAM Investigations
This exhibit includes curriculum panels illustrating learning outcomes from a a variety of STEAM investigations from the WVU Laboratory School. WV Pre-K content standards were used to create hands on minds on learning experiences with three, four and five year old children.Read More About STEAM
A “Double Whammy” of Disasters: Flooding and COVID-19 in Rural West Virginia
This exhibit is the result of a photovoice project that was designed to capture life in rural West Virginia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chris Sarandon: Career and ArchivesDowntown Library Entryway Cases
This holiday season, we are celebrating the spooky and jolly holidays with West Virginia University Alumnus Chris Sarandon. Known for his role as the speaking voice of Jack Skellington.
Read More About Chris Sarandon
The WVU Women’s Resource Center’s exhibit, Silent Witness Exhibit, invites students, faculty, staff and community members to help honor those killed in acts of domestic violenceRead More About Silent Witness
AIDS, Posters & Stories of Public Health
Health Sciences Library | March - April 2023
The archive of public health posters about AIDS at the National Library
of Medicine is rooted in the cultural output of artists, activists, and
Libraries, Politics and Art, Oh My!
WVU Health Sciences Library | Jul - Dec 2022
Sustainable Fashion Design Exploration
| Summer - Fall 2022
View the WVU Art in the Libraries Faculty Award-Winning Exhibit. "Sustainable
Fashion Design Exploration: Transformation to Zero-Waste." This exhibit features
the work of Colleen Moretz, Associate Professor of Fashion,
Dress & Merchandising.
Read More About Fashion, Dress & Merchandising
Passion or Obsession? Frankie Tack’s Vintage Hammer Collection
| August 2023
This exhibit will present artwork that highlights the intersecting values
that shape our libraries through an artistic lens, reflecting on challenges
and definitions of libraries past and as we move into the future
Launching Nov. 14, 2022
Hidden No More: The Enduring Impact of Native American and Enslaved People
on the Evansdale Neighborhood and WVU Campus
Evansdale Library | Fall 2023
This exhibit highlights people and circumstances comprising the many stories
that are woven into 360 acres of land – Home to Native Americans
for thousands of years
Prompted Art in the Pylons
Health Sciences Library, May - August 2023
In spring of 2023, WVU Students, Faculty, & Staff learned about art
therapy and ways to engage in art for self-care. Participants each
created two of their own miniature paintings about stress and what helps
them restore and rejuvenate, ultimately reigniting sense of purpose in
Unboxing the Black Box: The Evolution of Microbial Ecology
An exhibit by Chansotheary Dang, 2022 WVU Art in the Libraries’ Graduate Student Exhibit AwardeeRead More About Unboxing
People in Black and White
Health Sciences Pylons | Sept. 2022-Aug. 2023
This exhibit, a partnership between Health Sciences and WVU Art in the
Libraries, includes prints featuring different creative expressions of
trees in prints
Read More About Black and White
Reading Narrative Medicine & Health Humanities
This selection of books represents the gaining popularity of both health humanities and narrative medicine. From the expression in the book cover art to the poetry and educational information on the pages, perspectives in and on health humanities and narrative medicine are vast.
(Mis)Representations: Divergent Perspectives on Appalachia
Downtown | Spring 2022
Taking a case study approach, each panel of this exhibit explores the history and culture of Appalachia from a different approach, offering a nuanced portrait of the region that challenges reductive stereotypes and simplistic narratives.
Read More About (Mis)Representations
For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform
Read More About Health Care Reform