Coping: Responding through Art
Exhibit Dates: September 4–27
Gallery Hours: Friday & Saturday, 1:00–5:00 pm
“Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity. I don’t see a different purpose for it now.”
– Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012, American painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and poet)
Coping: Responding through Art Exhibit
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Jurors: John Tlumacki and Andre Rochester
John Tlumacki has been staff photographer for The Boston Globe for 30 years. Tlumacki was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in photography for his coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall. His assignments have included war refugees in Uganda, three winter Olympics, to surveillance photos of corrupt public servants.
Andre Rochester is a native of Hartford, CT. He specializes in acrylic, charcoal, and pastel. He studied illustration at the University of Connecticut: School of Fine Arts and completed his BA in Studio Art at Charter Oak State College. Andre also assists emerging artists with portfolio development, curating, and consulting for exhibits. He encourages young artists to develop their craft without losing focus on learning professionalism and business acumen.
Andre currently serves on the Board of Directors (2019-present) at Windsor Art Center, where he is also a member of their curatorial committee. He also served on the City of Hartford Commission on Cultural Affairs from 2014 – 2015. Andre has been featured in various publications, including CT Fashion Magazine, Hartford Courant, and Bristol Observer.