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  Kevin Van Aelst


January 2019

Group Show in Hamden, CT

December 2018

Solo Show in Russia:

Prospekt Stroiteley, 1a, Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovskaya oblast', Russia, 622034

Opens December 15.


March 2017

Solo Show in Windsor, CT


March 2015

Come and Visit Our Studios!


March 2015

Solo Show in Hartford CT


November 2014

Solo Show in Cheshire CT.


October 2014

I'll be opening my studio as part of City Wide Open Studios


July 2014

Group Show of Still Life Photographers: Seeing Things


May 2014

Check out some work of mine in the latest issue of BLINK

May 2014

Group Show at the Institute Library:

January 2014

Wicked Winter Group Show at Panopticon!

January 2014

Group show in Windsor, CT

reception: Jan. 18, talk: Feb. 8

November 2013

Futurecast: group show at Artspace open now


October 2013



August 2013

"The Heart" will be available as a special edition print for a limited time courtesy of Three Day Gallery

3DG sells original artwork archivally printed, framed, affordably priced, and ready to hang.

Check out my piece and lots of other cool stuff at

click here for specific info about prints of The Heart


June 2013

52 New Haven Artists have had their artwork put onto a deck of playing cards.

Each piece is being featured in an exhibition at the John Slade Ely House, opening Sunday June 23.


February 2013

Small and medium-sized prints of a number of pieces are now available through BZA

Click to see the store, and let me know if you'd like to see anything else available there.


February 2013

Show at Lehman College Art Gallery, NYC


October 2012

Two group shows open in Connecticut


October 2012

Come visit the Van Aelst Studios the weekend of October 6-7, all day long

Located at 111 Dessa Drive, Hamden CT


August 2012

Solo Show in Ogunquit, Maine

805 Shore Road, Ogunquit, Maine 03909



July 2012

Solo Show in Fort Collins, CO

Three shows opening Friday night 6-9pm

The Center for Fine Art Photography, Inc.
(in the Art Center of Fort Collins)
400 North College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970. 224.1010d


July 2012:


May 2012:

Group Show in Downtown New Haven

March 2012

Rachel Maddow: Drift

Available Now. I created the cover image.

links: Amazon. Jon Stewart Spot.




April 2012

Group Show in Downtown New Haven


January 2012

Solo Show at Panopticon

Concurrent with "Processes and Dreams," I'll be showing in the private room.

Opening reception: January 13, 5:30-7:30

(link to gallary) (link to my page)


December 2011:

Toys and Games: group show at The Brickbottom Gallery in Somerville, MA

November 2011

Feature in Art New England:

Exposure: 7 Emerging Photographers by Evan Smith (click for full article)


October 2011

Solo Exhibition in Boston

June, 2011

Group Show in Knoxville



April 30, 2011

The Artspace Gala will feature a piece of mine in the silent auction

and the live auction will offer a unique chance to work with me.

Let me come to your home and touch your things (and you get some art out of the deal)!!



April 1 - May 1

Across the Divide: the Critical Mass Touring Exhibit comes to Portland



March 2011:

March 3 - 25: Across the Divide: Critical Mass 2010" Photolucida Touring Exhibition

Kicks off at the Photo Center NW
900 12th Avenue Seattle WA 98122

Opening reception and discussion: March 4, 7:30

The exhibit will travel to the Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon
and then the RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco. Stay tuned for details.



Opening Reception: March 3, The Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council

"Paper or Plastic?"


December 2010:

Driving at Night (edition 8/20) is being offered as part of an iGavel auction of emerging artists.

click here to see the entire lot

bidding starts at $200 and ends December 16

the auction is presented by Daniel Cooney Fine Art



October 2010:

I am one of the Critial Mass 2010 finalists. See the announcements here:




September 2010:

Limited Edition prints of my Right Index Finger and Left Ring Finger

are now available exclusively at Eye Buy Art:


October 9th& 10th 2010:

I'll be participating in the City Wide Open Studios Alternative Space

Come by to see lots of new work: 12 - 5pm at the Coop Center for Creativity: 196-212 College St.



Group Show: Artist as Curator

Kehler Liddell Gallery: July 1 - Aug. 8

Reception: July 11, 3-6pm



Solo Show at Real Art Ways: Opening June 17

click here to read the press release

May 13: Opening reception for "Artplace XVI"

February 4, 2010: Opening reception for "Matters of Pattern"



January 28th, 2010: Solo Show at the University of New Haven:

Click here for the press release.


January 2010:

Check out the cover of Time Magazine I shot for the January 18th Issue:

January 2010:


January 2010:

New Visions: January 15 - February 13, 2001

400 N. College Ave. Fort Collins, Colorado


Your chance to own a Kevin Van Aelst art show play set:

As part of an Artspace fundraiser, I made a tiny portable art show

The box includes miniature versions of 28 pieces of art, a magnifying light, and refreshment table

click here to buy tickets



November 24, 2009: Last week I took a quick trip to New York City to the studios of Breakthru Radio where I was interviewed by DJ Piera for a very cool show called Art Uncovered. It airs today at 2pm

Or else click here for a direct link to the show.



My piece, The Heart, (edition 2/10) will part of the PRC Benefit Auction

Saturday October 24, 2009 at the 808 Gallery of Boston University

More info here

Online catalogue here



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