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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.

Upcoming: 2023 Exhibition Highlights


Whitney Artist-in-Residence Exhibition: Chiraag Bhakta

February 23–March 25, 2023

This exhibition celebrates the inaugural Whitney Artist-in-Residence at the Hartford Art School, Chiraag Bhakta (HAS, ‘99). An artist and designer whose practice is based in archival research, storytelling and collaboration in a variety of media, Bhakta’s diverse body of work unveils the history, legacies, and ongoing impact of western imperialism in our everyday lives.

The Georgette and Richard Koopman Distinguished Chair in the Visual Arts Exhibition: Genevieve de Leon

February 23–March 25, 2023

The Georgette and Richard Koopman Distinguished Chair in the Visual Arts is an annual appointment for visiting teaching artists that rotates through each studio discipline at the Hartford Art School. For the 2022-23 academic year, the Painting Department is pleased to welcome Genevieve de Leon, whose recent work centers Mayan astronomical knowledge and cosmology.

2023 Goldfarb Juried Student Exhibition

Winning piece from 2022 Goldfarb Exhibition, Anastasia Mulinksi's "Reconstruct"

2023 Goldfarb Juried Student Exhibition

January 26–February 11

Artwork by some of the University's most talented students will be on display for the annual Alexander A. Goldfarb Juried Student Exhibition in the Joseloff Gallery.  This exhibition is a longstanding event at the university.  In the late 1980’s, the Alexander A. Goldfarb Memorial Trust was created at the University of Hartford to honor the late Alexander Goldfarb and his dedication to the arts.  This trust would fund the Juried Student Art Exhibition—as it was then called—to be held annually at the Joseloff Gallery.

Each year, the exhibition collaborates with a juror to help select the winners.  Of the fifty-one works that were chosen for the show, two undergraduate students will receive purchase prizes in the amount of $1,000 each. This year's juror is Sam Adams, Ph.D., Ellen Johnson ’33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College. 

The winning students’ artwork will become a part of the Goldfarb Memorial Collection, owned by the Hartford Art School and proudly displayed throughout the University public spaces. 

The exhibition opens with a reception and awards presentation on Thursday, January 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.  It runs in the Joseloff Gallery through February 11.

This exhibition and associated events are made possible by the Alexander A. Goldfarb Endowment fund held by the Hartford Art School Endowment, Inc.

Virtual Tours and Artist Talks

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
Ceramics

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.