Gootee’s work in national, international exhibitions

"The Ocean"

The work of Mississippi State art professor Marita Gootee is featured in two prestigious exhibitions this fall.

Gootee’s work “The Ocean,” a lumin print, was selected for the 2016 SECAC Juried Exhibition, which will be presented at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University in Roanoke, Va., through Oct. 22.

One-hundred and three artists applied, and more than 300 artworks were viewed and juried. Fifty-nine works were selected for the exhibition, including video, mixed media, paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, print, and cut paper works. Learn more at

Gootee will be exhibiting four works from her series “Talking to Ghosts” and three images from her series “Recreation of Memories” in the Berlin Foto Biennale in October.

Overall, the works represent a wide spectrum of styles ranging from documentary and wildlife to portrait and experimental photography. Her series “Talking to Ghosts” is documentary in nature, while “Recreation of Memories” is more along the experimental photography. All of her imagery is a reflection of memory.

Recognizing a wide array of artistic expression across diverse cultures, the Berlin Foto Biennale presents a contemporary overview of the different schools of thought emerging from around the world. Learn more at

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