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Art Exhibits

Art Exhibits

Art @ RPL
Richmond Public Library’s Main Library is a multidisciplinary venue, showcasing performances and four gallery spaces featuring the work of local and regional artists, including photography, prints, painting and multimedia works.

Focus Group Camera Club

Color and Black-and-White Images


Color and black-and-white images of a variety of subjects by the contributing members of the Focus Group Camera Club.

Featured Image: by Martin T. Evans

Photo by Martin T. Evans

Steve Ferretti, Lisa Lezell Levine and Ed Tepper

City Street Life: Seen by Three


Six street experiences, each illustrated by three Richmond artists, Steve Ferretti, Lisa Lezell Levine and Ed Tepper, are presented in this exhibit through their personal expression, artistic style and preferred medium.

Featured Image: “Collaborative”


Connie de Bordenave

Friends in the Streets: An Artist’s View on Homelessness


Through this four-year project, the artist, Connie de Bordenave, reveals the dignity, diversity and worth of each of the people she met on the streets.

Featured Image: “John”


Gina Catlin

Full Circle


Collages ranging from natural sciences, the nocturnal sky, and surreal scenarios on printed photography taken from parks and places in Richmond, Virginia, and Chicago, Illinois.  Changing the original photos with paint and catalog clippings created these whimsical and fantasy-based pieces.

Featured Image: “Kaleidoscope”



Richmond Public Library is looking for artists and photographers to exhibit at the Main Library.
Interested in exhibiting at Richmond Public Library? Contact Lynn Vandenesse.