Exhibition on display Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A juried exhibition of works by alumni who have gone on to receive their MFA degrees, featuring an opening reception on Friday, November 18. The exhibition will reflect the numerous paths alumni have taken and as such, is open to ALL art media.

Opening Reception

Friday, November 18, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m.

With gratitude to our generous sponsors: Outthink, Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, and Saybrook Point Inn/Fresh Salt and our 40th Anniversary Sponsors: The Day, SeaSide Wine & Spirits, Old Saybrook, and Spirits of Madison, Madison.

Exhibition Jurors

Susanna Coffey is the F.H. Sellers Professor in Painting at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She received her B.F.A., from the University of Connecticut, Storrs and her M.F.A. from Yale School of Art. A selection of her exhibitions include The Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL; Alpha Gallery, Boston; Steven Harvey Projects, NYC, The National Academy Museum, NYC, Isabel Ignacio Gallery, Seville SP; Tibor De Nagy Gallery, NYC; The New Bedford Museum of Art; The Kwanju Biennale, Korea; The Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; The American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC; Pi 37 Gallery, Athens, GR; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki Greece, National Portrait Gallery, D.C. She has also published widely including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, Art Journal, Art in America, Art News, and The Sienese Shredder. Her works are included in the collections of Yale University Art Gallery, The Danforth Art Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Akron Museum of Art, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The Weatherspoon Art Museum, The National Academy Museum, The Honolulu Academy of Art, The Minneapolis Museum of Art. She has received numerous awards for her artwork including the National Endowment for the Arts, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Residency at The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Program Award.

Todd Jokl is the Campus Dean of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven.  Prior to his appointment at Lyme, he was an Associate Professor of Art and Design as well as Chairperson of the Department of Art and Design at the University of New Haven.

After receiving his BA from Yale University, Mr. Jokl moved to San Francisco where he spent 6 years working in the fields of advertising and marketing with J. Walter Thompson, and Goldberg, Moser, O’Neil on brands such as Sprint Telecommunications, Dell Computers, and Sun Microsystems.  While in the Bay Area, he continued producing his own artwork and through connections with his professional and artistic practices, Mr. Jokl became acutely aware of technology and its impact on our lives.  In 2000, Todd returned to Connecticut to work towards his MFA at the University of Connecticut where he graduated in 2002 with a concentration in New Media and Photography.  He has exhibited his work nationally and lectured on topics of the evolution of perception and time in relation to arts.

Mr. Jokl served as a lecturer and then an Assistant Professor at the University of New Haven before his promotion to Associate Professor and tenure in 2012.  Mr. Jokl is on the board of directors for the Greater New Haven Arts Council, Site Projects, and also served on the Visual Arts Committee at ArtSpace New Haven. Previously, he was a visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Wesleyan University and has participated in multiple art program reviews for accreditation agencies.

Patricia Miranda is an artist, educator, and curator, using interdisciplinary projects to make connections between art, science, history and culture. She is founder of MAPSpace, a project space in Port Chester, NY, where she implemented a collaborative workspace residency program. She has been Visiting Artist at Vermont Studio Center, the Heckscher Museum, and University of Utah, and been awarded residencies at Weir Farm, Julio Valdez Printmaking Studio, and Vermont Studio Center. She has received grants from ArtsWestchester/New York State Council on the Arts, and was part of a yearlong NEA grant working with homeless youth. Miranda is Artist-in-Residence at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven, and served as director and curator of the Gallery at Concordia College-NY from 2008-12. Miranda develops education programs for K-12, museums, and institutions, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution, and Franklin Furnace in New York City. She has exhibited at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY; the Cape Museum of Fine Art, Cape Cod MA; the Belvedere Museum, Vienna Austria; Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY; and Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY.

Round table discussion January 23, 4-6pm.


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