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Noted Painter Dana Schutz to Speak in Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series

Artist Dana Schutz will be a guest speaker as part of the Auerbach Lecture Series, presented by the University of Hartford’s Hartford Art School. Her paintings can be seen in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Museum of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles; Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas; and Tel Aviv Museum, Israel.

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Noted Designer Vito Acconci to Speak in Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series

Guest artist Vito Acconci will present a lecture titled, “From Word to Action to Architecture.” The talk, which is part of the Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. Acconci’s talk, which is made possible by The Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund, will take place on Monday, Oct. 7, at 2:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium at the Harry Jack Gray Center, on the University of Hartford campus, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford.

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Works by the Second Graduating Class of the Hartford Art School MFA in Photography Program

Split Seconds, the second annual thesis exhibition by the graduating class of the International Low Residency MFA in Photography program at the University of Hartford’s Hartford Art School, features the work of 15 graduating MFA candidates: Morgan Ashcom (USA), Sebastian Collette (USA), Rafael D’Alo (Brazil), Scott Dalton (USA), Michael Dalton II (USA), Dorothee Deiss (Germany), Geoffrey Ellis (USA), Dagmar Kolatschny (Germany), Adam Long (USA), Daniel Claus Reuter (Iceland), Felipe Russo (Brazil), Nicolas Silberfaden (Argentina), Chikara Umihara (Japan), Ira Wagner (USA), Zack Zoll (USA).

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HAS Collaboration to Create Musical Instruments for Special Needs Summer Camps

The Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford and Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford are collaborating to make and send handmade musical instruments to the Jordan River Village and Beit Uri summer camps. The art school students have designed and built the instruments and will join JCC high school volunteers and special needs children to do the finishing and decorating.

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Noted Printmaker Andrew Raftery to Speak in Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series

Printmaker Andrew Raftery will present a lecture titled, “An Engraved Narrative of Contemporary Life.”  The talk, which is part of the Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series, is free and open to the public, and is made possible by The Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund. It will take place on Thursday, March 14, at 2:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium, which is on the lower level of the Harry Jack Gray Center on the University of Hartford campus.

Read more about Raftery here.