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Gallery Archive 2016


“8th Annual Juried Photo Show & Sale” Exhibit by: Various Photographers
December 17, 2015 – January 21, 2016

UConn Stamford was pleased to announce its 8th Annual Juried Fine Art Photography Show and Sale, held from December 17th, 2015 to January 21st, 2016 in the Art Gallery. This year has been our largest ever: over 40 photographers & over 140 pictures. The Gallery showcased photographs across 5 categories from amateur and professional photographers.“This is one of our favorite exhibits, as it showcases the work of local talent and really brings the community into the University Gallery,” says Kerrie Mills, Art Gallery Board member. Fine art photos in black & white or color were viewed in the following categories: People and Portraits, Landscapes and City Scenes, Animals, Pictures That Tell a Story, Other Artistic and Creative Expressions. Additionally, the People’s Choice Award is conferred to one photo that receives the most votes from Gallery visitors.

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“Black Cartoonists, Comic Book Character Creators and Artists” Exhibit by: Various
February 1 through March 5, 2016

In celebration of Black History Month, the UConn Stamford campus Art Gallery Board is proud to exhibit a collection of original cartoon and comic book art works by regional African American artists and character creators.

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“Why Do We All Need Art In Our Lives” Exhibit by: Carl Schumann
March 14 – April 21, 2016

UConn Stamford campus was pleased to host Carl Schumann’s very imaginative and creative art work  in its Art Gallery. An eclectic collection of over 60 pieces. An exhibit that was packed full of fun, color and retro-inspiring images.

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“Colors of Life”  Exhibit by Katya Lebrija
May 2 – June 15, 2016

“Colors of Life”, is a solo exhibit where the artist, expresses herself through the use of color, textures, movement and elements that we find in daily life, all of which provoke different emotions and interpretations for each viewer.

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“Mixing it up with Syntax & Company”  Exhibit by the Syntax Group
June 20 – July 28, 2016

“Mixing it up with Syntax & Company”, is an all woman artist group, where each artist has her own highly individual style, what they have in common is the use of mixed media. This exhibit includes the art works of guest artist Marie Fortin.

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“Counterpoint”  Exhibit by the Counterpoint Group
August 8 – September 15, 2016

“Counterpoint”, is another amazing all woman six member artist group. Their art works are in different media and each represents their own individual unique styles. Their art as a whole represents shifting points of view– thus their name “Counterpoint”.

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“Praesentare”  Solo Exhibit by Luis Alvarez Roure
September 26 – November 3, 2016

A solo exhibit where the artist, through the range of his work, as well as working in different styles focuses on close observations that come to life in their facial expressions and poses.

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“Race & Revolution”  A multiple Artists show curated by Katheryn Fuller
Oct. 30 – Nov. 30, 2016

This exhibited displayed art focusing on the history of racial injustice in the United States. Spanning the founding of the nation, even until today’s current happenings.  Specifically identifying those racial injustices perpetrated  against Indigenous, African, and African American peoples. The exhibit ran in the Rich Concourse of UConn’s Stamford Campus until November 30, 2016.

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“War Tapestries”  Solo Exhibit by Rose DeSiano Nov. 14 – Nov. 22, 2016

Bringing her three-year series “War Tapestries” to a close, photographer Rose DeSiano has created a dominating room-sized photo jacquard weave tapestry blending together re-enacted battle scenes, pastoral landscapes, and beastly creatures — once again question how contemporary and historical uses of photography and image manipulation shape our histories.

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