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Exciting works by international and national artists await you at the Joseloff Gallery

Art lovers throughout New England interact with artists and learn about their works through special programs throughout the year offered by the Hartford Art School galleries.

The Hartford Art School Galleries includes the Joseloff Gallery, the Donald and Linda Silpe Gallery, Kaman Print Study Center, and Art on Campus. These exhibition spaces inspire our community year-round, and engage with students daily through creative visual experiences.

2022 Exhibition Season

Recently On Display

notes-detour-feature-small.jpgNotes From a Detour

August 8–13, 2022

The 2022 MFA in Photography graduating class offer their photographs as field notes and subjective observations from the unforeseen diversions of the past two years.

Faculty and Staff Exhibits

Sparking creativity and offering insight into the latest conversations in the worlds of contemporary art and design.

HAS Faculty Exhibition: Finishing Touches
September 1–October 8, 2022

The annual Faculty Exhibition celebrates the latest innovations from the distinguished faculty of the Hartford Art School. In this year’s iteration, Finishing Touches, the faculty reflect on how they know when a work of art is complete—if such a state is indeed possible or even necessary. From metalpoint and mycelia to glazed porcelain and painted zinc, the range of materials and processes on display demonstrates the vast skills and interests of the HAS Faculty, while offering insight into the latest conversations in the worlds of contemporary art and design.

The HAS Faculty Exhibition will be on view at Joseloff Gallery from September 1–October 8, 2022, with an opening reception in Koopman Commons on Thursday, September 1 from 5–7 p.m. in conjunction with the opening of the HAS Staff Exhibition in Silpe Gallery. 

HAS Staff Exhibition: Where to Begin
September 1–October 15, 2022

It should come as no surprise that most of the Hartford Art School Staff are also practicing artists. From printmaking to digital illustration to textiles, this exhibition highlights the diverse creative talents of the HAS Staff, many of whom are alumni of the University of Hartford. Conceived as a thematic counterpoint to the HAS Faculty Exhibition, Finishing Touches, in Where to Begin, the Staff weigh in on how they translate a new idea into a work of art. The results reveal how personal memories, rigorous experimentation, and unexpected encounters can spark creativity.

The HAS Staff Exhibition will be on view at Silpe Gallery from September 1–October 15, 2022, with an opening reception in Koopman Commons on Thursday, September 1 from 5–7 p.m. in conjunction with the opening of the HAS Faculty Exhibition in Joseloff Gallery.

Virtual Tours and Artist Talks

Lunchtime Artist Talk Series Schedule

  • September 12 @ 12:30 p.m.: Krista Narciso & Brandon Brownlee on "The Ritual Experience of Making" in Joseloff 
  • September 13 @ 12:30 p.m.: Cat Balco, Kasey Ramirez, & Cindy Lau on "The Artistic Process" in Joseloff
  • September 15 @ 12:30 p.m.: Carol Schwartz & Annette Gates on "Art, Science, and the Environment" in Joseloff
  • September 20 @ 12 p.m.: Power Boothe, Stephanie Lanter & Michael Vahrenwald on "Art, Imagination, and Meaning" in Joseloff
  • September 21 @ 12 p.m.: Ellen Carey & John Reuter on "Photography, Experimentation, and Invention" in Joseloff
  • September 26 @ 12 p.m.: Roxy Ryan & Matt Dercole on "Bodily Imagery in Art" in Silpe
  • September 27 @ 12 p.m.: Sydney Samele & Mark Snyder on "Beginning New Work" in Silpe
  • September 28 @ 12 p.m.: Amanda Lusteg, Rebecca Zablocki & Ashley Berube on "Self-Care and Art Making" in Silpe
  • October 5 @ 12:30 p.m.: Mark Snyder, Terry Feder, Matt Best & Susan Finnegan on "Art Foundations" in Joseloff

We look forward to seeing you there!

Virtual Tour

Each year, the Joseloff gallery program presents a wide range of exhibitions and related programming. From traveling exhibitions of national and international significance to shows featuring the work of current students, faculty, and alumni, the gallery program strives to offer a dynamic schedule of interdisciplinary visual experiences.

Recent exhibitions have featured the works of Mark Dion, Marina Abramovic, Tracy Emin, Kelly Mark, Natalie Waldburger, and Keith Sonnier.

Past Exhibits
Auerbach Lecture Series
Steven Young Lee

Steven Young Lee has been the resident artist director of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana since 2006. He is represented by the Duane Reed Gallery, Ferrin Contemporary and The Archie Bray Foundation Gallery. His work has been collected by the Smithsonian Museum, the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, Korea, as well as many private collections.


Gifts to the HAS Art Galleries help provide our students and the community with access to renowned artists and extensive arts facilities.