The Walls Stripped Bare of His Bachelor Pad, Even.

In the tradition of artists collecting the work of other artists, The Walls Stripped Bare of His Bachelor Pad, Even is an exhibition of art from the personal collection of Hartford Art School faculty member Mark Snyder. This show, on view September 2-15, 2015 will include works in a variety of disciplines, media, and subject matters by Hartford Art School faculty, alumni, and others. 
 
Mark Snyder, associate professor of Visual Communication Design has been a faculty member of the Hartford Art School for the past 21 years. He received his BFA in textile and graphic design from Miami University, and his MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. An avid art lover, Snyder began collecting artwork from classmates at Miami University and has spent nearly 30 years adding to his collection with the work of Hartford Art School students, faculty, staff, visiting artists, and others outside of the University.
 
While showcasing the work of many talented artists, Faculty Collects will also display the keen eye and artistic preferences of its collector, Mark Snyder.

 

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Gilman. Pieper. Selwyn. Wenzel. 1968-2015

The Silpe Gallery is thrilled to present our next alumni-curated alumni exhibition opening late-September 2015.

Gilman. Pieper. Selwyn. Wenzel. 1968-2015, curated by Mike Scricco ’72 (design) features the work of Randy Gilman (sculpture), Philip Pieper (sculpture), Paul Selwyn (painting), David T. Wenzel ’72 (painting).

The four featured artists in this exhibition were classmates at the Hartford Art School between the years of 1968 and 1972. This was, to say the least, a turbulent time. Gilman. Pieper. Selwyn. Wenzel. 1968-2015

Summertime Closure

The Silpe Gallery has been dark since commencement in May and will stay that way through the rest of  the summer.  We have been undertaking some significant repairs and upgrades and look forward to unveiling our new, updated gallery in September. Summertime Closure

redefined: Visual Communication Design Class of 2015 Senior Showcase

Opening this Saturday! 

The Silpe Gallery is proud to host redefined: Visual Communication Design 2015 Showcase, an exhibition featuring work by distinguished students who have completed the BFA degree in visual communication design and who are about to enter the professional design field.

The exhibition will open with a public reception on Saturday May 2, 2015 from 5-7 p.m., and will continue through May 10, 2015. There is a private preview reception for design and advertising professionals on Monday May 4, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. redefined: Visual Communication Design Class of 2015 Senior Showcase

Slowly From State to State We Travel: Hartford Art School BFA Thesis Exhibition

print ceram front

Please join us in celebrating the Hartford Art School ceramics and printmaking departments’ class of 2015! Their exhibition, Slowly From State to State We Travel, opens its doors this Sunday. A public reception will be held next weekend on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  The exhibition will continue through April 28.  Don’t miss your chance to see the best work of our graduating seniors!

Emergent Properties: Hartford Art School BFA Sculpture Exhibition

2015 sculpture

Please join us in celebrating the Hartford Art School BFA in sculpture class of 2015! Their exhibition, Emergent Properties, opens its doors today. A public reception will be held this weekend on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.  The exhibition will continue through April 16.  Don’t miss your chance to see the best work of our graduating sculptors!