ABOUT

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 the founder of Formato Fine Arts. Using bright hues and oil paints to create thick and impasto brush strokes on the canvas, she paints landscapes of her childhood in Floyd, Virginia along with portraits portraying the female condition. 

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Kylei Smith

Kylei Smith is the assistant manager and social media coordinator at Formato Fine Arts. She is an expressionistic contemporary artist who tackles the realness of anxiety and body dysmorphia. Along with painting, Kylei is a photographer who strives to show the realness of emotion.