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Formato Fine Arts is a women-led art gallery located in Wytheville, Virginia in a landmark building on 100 West Main Street. Founded in 2018, the gallery features exhibits of emerging and established local artists, exploring conceptual framework and boundary-pushing ideology through mediums of painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and performance art. The gallery is committing to exploring new ideas vis-à-vis traditional and new mediums and highlights a program of women in art, with an emphasis on the representation of female-identifying artists. 


Meet The Team


Lily Formato

Lily Formato is owner and founder Formato Fine Arts gallery in Wytheville, Virginia. Lily Formato has over four years of experience in curation and art handling. Currently, Lily is finishing up her BFA at The School of Art Institute of Chicago. Formato Fine Arts is a brain child of Lily whom is an ever growing network of artists. 


Kylei Smith

Kylei Smith is the assistant manager and social media coordinator at Formato Fine Arts. She is a photographer and filmmaker who tackles the realness of anxiety and body dysmorphia. Kylei is an artist who strives to show the depth of human emotion.

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