School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Art

Gallery Opening

“?” (A Series of Collaborative Works) Glenn Goldberg & Amber Scoon Oct 4 – Dec 9 Artist Reception / Gallery Talk: Oct 25, 6–8 pm Internationally acclaimed artists Glenn Goldberg and Amber Scoon will show selections from their year of …


Fall 2018 NYC Museum Bus Trip

NEW YORK CITY BUS TRIP TO THE MET THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 Open to all SVPA students (and guests), faculty and staff. All ART Classes are cancelled for that day.   DETAILS: Depart from the VPAC North Arts Entrance, Westside Campus 9:00 …


BUS TRIP TO JERRY’S ARTARAMA

FREE BUS TRIP TO JERRY’S ARTARAMA Saturday, September 1, 2018, 10:00 am–1:00 pm Jerry’s Artarama is sponsoring a free bus trip to their Norwalk store for WCSU Art Students. This is a great opportunity for students to stock up on …


Save the dates – Fall Semester Visiting Artists

UPCOMING VISITING ARTISTS Deborah Zlotsky, painter Mon, Sept 24, 2018 Fritz Horstman, interdisciplinary Mon, Oct 8, 2018 Jon Krause, illustrator Tues, Oct 23, 2018 Glenn Goldberg, painter Mon, Nov 5, 2018 Elena Sisto painter Mon, Nov 19, 2018 Eric Valesquez, …


Sip & Sketch

Friday, Nov 9, 7–9pm Enjoy a fun and creative evening of drawing from a live model in a relaxed environment while you sip wine and sample assorted snacks in our Drawing Studio (VPA 241) on the 2nd floor of the Visual & Performing Arts Center. Materials …


MFA graduates to exhibit works in New York City

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition 2018 Blue Mountain Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, June 21, 5–8 pm On view: June 19–July 7 Gallery Hours: Tues–Sat, 11 am–6 pm 530 West 25 Street, 4th Floor New York, New York The MFA Thesis Exhibition …


Spring 2018 NYC Bus Trip

NYC Museum Bus Trip to The Whitney Museum/Chelsea Galleries Thursday, April 26, 2017 $10/roundtrip Open to all SVPA students (and guests), faculty and staff. All ART Classes are cancelled for that day.  Purchase tickets at the VPAC Box Office to …


2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition

The Department of Art and School of Visual & Performing Arts at Western Connecticut State University is pleased to announce its candidates for the 2018 Master of Fine Arts degree Jessee Navarra Jennifer Oliveira-Florio Jonathan Schreyer Barbara Sinisi Alyssa Voytek …


Sip & Sketch

Friday, March 23, 7–9pm Enjoy a fun and creative evening of drawing from a live model in a relaxed environment while you sip wine and sample assorted snacks in our Drawing Studio (VPA 241) on the 2nd floor of the Visual & Performing Arts Center. Materials …


Gallery Talk

CURATOR’S TALK Wednesday, January 31, 6:30 pm In the Gallery at the Visual & Performing Arts Center Free and Open to the Public Guest Curator’s, Lori Glavin & Patricia Spergel will discuss the work and process of curating the Parallel …


Save the dates – Spring Semester Visiting Artists

Steve Brodner, illustrator Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Steve Brodner is an illustrator, caricaturist and political commentator working for publications in the U.S. since the 1970’s. He received his BFA from Cooper Union in 1976 and began his long career as …


Gallery Opening

PARALLEL PRACTICES Jan 25 – March 4 Opening Reception: January 25, 6-8 pm Curated by Lori Glavin and Patricia Spergel Featuring a group of artists who work in more than one medium, “Parallel Practices” will showcase the cross-pollination of ideas …