BOSS Show 2021 (Best of Salve Student Show)

BOSS Show 2021

September 16 – October 13, 2021


The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is pleased to announce its return to public programming with the opening of the Best of Salve Student Show (BOSS Show 2021).

Each September the Department of Art and Art History presents its annual survey of outstanding student artwork drawn from the full spectrum of visual art courses taught on campus.  This juried exhibition showcases creative achievement at all studio levels, from introductory to advanced, in a wide variety of media.  This year’s show features a range of artwork from both art majors and non-art majors in the areas of photography, painting, drawing, illustration, ceramics, graphic design, sculpture and interactive media.

An awards ceremony for BOSS Show 2021 is scheduled for the Gallery on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Immediately following the awards, the Department of Art and Art History invites all students majoring or minoring in Art, Art History and/or Cultural and Historic Preservation to attend a kickoff and orientation event in DiStefano Lecture Hall.  BOSS Show 2021 runs through Wednesday, October 13, 2021.

The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is handicap accessible.  Its exhibits are open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 to 6:00 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:00 to 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4:00 p.m.  The gallery is closed on Mondays.  We invite you to visit us.

Juried Senior Show 2021

Online May – September, 2021                          


Victor Aguirre Williams

Matthew Batista

Samantha Gaudette

Jeremy Lukasiewicz

Ryan Miech

Madison Squizzero

Kyra Steinmetz

Jadyn Wilder


The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the Juried Senior Show 2021.  This exhibition showcases the creative achievements of this year’s graduates from the University’s Department of Art and Art History.  It features the work of eight artists working in graphic design, painting, drawing, illustration, sculpture and photography.


The public reception for this exhibition will be held on the evening of Friday, May 7.  It will be hosted on Zoom following the Senior Recognition and Awards Ceremony that begins at 5:00 PM.  The exhibition in the Hamilton Gallery will remain up through May and can be visited only through special arrangements with one of the seniors in this exhibition.  The online exhibition will remain up through the summer.

Senior Honors Thesis Exhibition 2020

Online Reception: Thursday, April 23, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.



Avery Rose-Craver

Shannon Lazzaro

Ayu Sakamoto



The Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce the launch of the Honors Senior Thesis Exhibition 2020.  This online exhibition showcases the work of three outstanding seniors from the Department of Art and Art History.  It features thesis projects that involve photography, graphic design and painting.