Val Lyle Artist Studio

Immersion Installations
Current Proposal "Sanctuary" in PDF printable format click here
Erin Finley snapped this picture of guests enjoying the wall-sized projections of over 1,000 images by the artist. In the adjacent room folks danced to a live "old-time" band at the opening of "Sanctuaries III"


"Sanctuaries III" Arts Depot, Abingdon Va 2009

 This is an “immersion” style walk-through installation exhibition that combines distinct aromas, projections, sound and movement along with textures and colors. Catalogue "These Truths; the brutal tenderness of appalachia" is partially funded by a grant from The Tennessee Arts Commission and is available by request, or from

The heart of the concept is a contemporary interpretation of the endangered Appalachian Barn, and the host of emotions and metaphors that swirl around it.

Read Reviews, Essays, and Artist Statement from "Sanctuaries" by clicking here.
"Sanctuaries" Traveling Installation photos by
Justin Tipton

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555 Broadway, Ise Foundation NYC 1991

Leroy Street Space,NYC 1990

"Binding and Compression" Sarasota Fl, 1989

Under Construction
Images and videos of six different installations 1988-2009 coming soon. Please check back!


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