Honors Thesis Exhibition 2017

The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery has announced the opening of the 2017 Honors Senior Thesis Exhibition, which showcases the work of five outstanding seniors from the Department of Art and Art History.

The exhibition features selections from thesis projects in painting, illustration and graphic design by the following artists:

  • Lauren Calder – “It’s All Relative”
  • Casey Devaney – “No Name Brewery”
  • Kristen Maliszewski – “What’s in Season”
  • Diana Ostiguy – “As the Story Goes”
  • Brandon Salvatore – “The World as a Mirror”

An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30. The exhibition will be on display in the gallery through Wednesday, April 26.

2017 Juried Senior Show

The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery has announced the opening of the Juried Senior Show 2017, which showcases the creative achievements of this year’s graduates from the Department of Art and Art History.

On display in the gallery May 4-21, the exhibition features the work of 11 artists working in graphic design, painting, drawing, illustration and photography. They are Lauren Calder, Casey Devaney, Molly Harrington, Carl Lindfors, Emily Lipka, Zachary Mafera, Kristen Maliszewski, Diana Ostiguy, Alyssa Pascarella, Brandon Salvatore and Andrea Sepe.

A reception for the exhibition will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 19. The exhibition closes on Commencement day, shortly after a collation for the students and their families in the gallery.

SANCTUARY

October 5 – November 1, 2017

Emily Hass
Julia Hechtman
Fritz Horstman
Linda Nagaoka
Kathleen O’Hara
Kelly Sherman
Remi Thornton

Sanctuary unites the creative work of seven artists working in a wide variety of media. Together, the images and objects of these New England-based artists examine the sanctuaries we construct both real and imagined. This group exhibition explored definitions of home. It was curated by Beth Kantrowitz and Kathleen O’Hara of Drive-by Projects in Watertown, Mass.

 

Matthew Solomon: Iterations

The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery has announced the opening of “Matthew Solomon: Iterations.”

As a practicing artist and graphic designer, Solomon creates screen and print based projects. While his professional studio practice is focused on website design, development and consultation, his artwork and research highlights the process of creation. Through constructed narratives, the printed image, typographic design and iterative creative programming, Solomon’s work communicates the versatility of process with varying mediums.

Solomon is an assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Salve Regina. He teaches in the areas of typography, web design and development, branding, motion, and book and paper arts. Solomon holds an MFA in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a collegiate teaching certificate from Brown University’s Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. He received his BFA in graphic communication from the University of Houston.

The exhibition runs from Nov. 17 through Dec. 20, 2016. On Thursday, Nov. 17, the campus community and the general public are invited to attend an opening reception, which will run from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

Gerald Perrino: Graphic Work

This exhibition charts the creative development of Gerry Perrino’s recent sabbatical project in printmaking.  Graphic Work showcases the still life painter’s involvement with drawing and relief printing from the last year.

 

Reception: Thursday, November 12 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Artist Talk: Thursday, November 12 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in DiStefano Hall (next door to Gallery)

BOSS SHOW (Best of Salve Students), September 9 – 23, 2015

Awards Ceremony and Reception: Thursday, September 17 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

BOSS Show is an 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 photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, illustration and sculpture.

Come join the faculty and students of Salve Regina University’s Art and Art History Department as they welcome in the 2015-2016 academic year.

 

SUSAN MULLALLY, WHAT I KEEP, Oct. 1 – Nov. 4

Reception: Thursday, October 22 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Artist Talk: Thursday, October 22 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in DiStefano Hall (next door to Gallery)

Susan Mullally’s What I Keep is a photographic portrait of survival told through the personal items that individuals cherish most.  This collaborative project addresses ideas of class, race, value, ownership and cultural identification.  It includes over 60 portraits, made on Sunday mornings under Interstate-35 at the Church Under the Bridge.  This work is a series of life-size images with brief personal statements by, and about, each person’s choice.  This exhibition contains nearly two dozen 28” x 42” prints.  This project continues to be exhibited throughout the country.

 

BOSS SHOW 2014: Best of Salve Students, Sept. 3 – 17, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: September 11, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

 

BOSS Show 2014: Best of Salve’s Students is an 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 photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, illustration and interactive digital design.

 

An awards ceremony and reception for the artists is scheduled for Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  All are welcome to attend.

 

ART FACULTY TRIENNIAL 2014, Sept. 25 – Nov. 5, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: September 25, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

 

This triennial exhibition highlights some of the most dynamic work currently being made by the artists and art historians of Salve’s Art Department.  This is a unique opportunity to engage the images and objects, information and media that shape their research.

 

The gallery will feature the work of nine faculty in the areas of photography, painting, ceramics, graphic design, sculpture, art history and mixed-media.  This installation combines the recent work of Bert Emerson, Karyn Jimenez-Elliot, Ernest Jolicoeur, Jay Lacouture, Anthony Mangieri, Gerry Perrino, Barbara Shamblin, Susannah Strong and James Yarnall.

 

The Faculty of the Department of Art dedicates this exhibition to Professor Barbara Shamblin who has served the university for twenty-seven years and will retire after the 2014-2015 academic year.

 

On Thursday, September 25 the campus community and the general public are invited to attend an opening reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with the faculty and their work.