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Opening Reception for Transmutation

You are cordially invited to attend

The Opening Reception for



Curated by John Lee Matney


Saturday, September 10




Featuring a special appearance by Christi Harris and Ryan Lytle


Enjoy a colonial beverage and other refreshments at the reception



TRANSMUTATION is an exhibition of new paintings by Christopher Newport University's Department Chair Christi Harris and Radford University's Shaun Whiteside. A large scale sculptural installation by Ryan Lytle, now an MFA student at Maryland Institute College of Art, completes this exhibit. See for additional information on these artists.


Photographer Phil Bekker's OCEANO accompanies the exhibit in the Entrance Gallery  

  • Phil Bekker’s work is in private and corporate collections worldwide and has appeared in many awards publications. Collectors include Hyatt Group Paris, Ann Cox Chambers, UPS Consulting, Polaroid International Collection, Silvercreek Country Club CA, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Judith Ripka, to name a few.

Transmutation curated by John Lee Matney.