Shenandoah Park over time
An exhibition of black-and-white photographs by Virginia native
Hullihen Williams Moore, on display in the Newcomb Hall Art Gallery,
captures the beauty of Shenandoah National Park and its changing
image in recent decades.
has been making photographs since high school. At Washington and
Lee University, he continued his hobby, traveling into the mountains
to photograph the scenery. He later studied with Ansel Adams in
Yosemite National Park. But it was Shenandoah Park to which Moore
returned, year after year, on journeys of discovery. The 30 selenium-toned
photos document change both growth and destruction. Floods,
harsh winters, barren summers and years of plenty show the forest
in continual transformation.
Artspace committee of University
Programs Council partnered with the Office of Statewide Partnerships
of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, which organized the exhibit,
with support from Philip Morris U.S.A. and the Council of the
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.