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 Kevin Van Aelst

111 Dessa Dr.

Hamden , CT 06517

(860) 805-1294

kevinvanaelst@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2005 M.F.A. Photography. University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
2002 B.A. Psychology. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2015 EBK Gallery (small works), Hartford, CT
2014 Searching for Sea Monsters, Kohn-Joseloff Gallery, Cheshire, CT
2012 Elsewhere, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
  Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA
  Stone Crop Gallery, Ogunquit, ME
2011 Transit Gallery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  M. Eleanore Juros Gallery, Kingswood-Oxford, West Hartford, CT
2010 Elsewhere, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
  New Work, Seton Art Gallery, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
2009 Catalogue: 4.25.09, Catalogue Project Gallery, Hartford, CT
2008 Minutia, Norwalk Community College , Norwalk, CT
2007 Phases of the Moon and Other Lessons in Science, Khaki Gallery, Wellesley, MA
2005 Step Up, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
  M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Seeing Things: Seven Photographers, Adolf and Virginia Dehn Gallery, Manchester, CT
  Por Oaxaca, Institute Library, New Haven, CT
  Wicked Winter, Panopticon, Boston, MA
  New Construction: Six Photographers, Windsor Art Center, Windsor, CT
2013 Futurecast, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  Still Action!, Gallery 1708, Richman, VA
  Contemporary Cartographies, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
  Time and Time Again, Transit Gallery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2012 Rendered Extraordinary, Broad Street Gallery, Hartford, CT
  It's Your Nature, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, CT
  Disperse and Converge, Artspace, Hartford, CT
  Summer Group Exhibtion Extravaganza, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA
  Family Haunts, The Institute Library, New Haven, CT
  Double Oversight, Gallery 70 Audubon, New Haven, CT
  Material Measure, The Institute Library, New Haven, CT
  Toys and Games, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
2011 I Think It's Conceptual, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

 

Across the Divide: Critical Mass 2010, Photolucida Touring Exhibition:

  -Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR,
  -RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
  New Britain Museum of American Art Benefit Gala, New Britain, CT
  Bingo, Sharpshooters Studio, Knoxville, TN
  Gala Benefit, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  Paper or Plastic, Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council, Bridgeport, CT
2010 Flash Forward 2010, The Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Boston, Touring Exhibition
  Artist as Curator, Kehler Liddel Gallery, New Haven, CT
  Artplace XVI, Yale Physician's Building, New Haven, CT
  Matters of Pattern, CCT Gallery, Hartford, CT
  Conspectus I, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  New Visions, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
  New Britain Museum of American Art Spring Gala, New Britain, CT
2009 Refurbished Means, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  Favorite Things, Ken Jones Jr. Gallery, Easton, PA
  PRC Benefit Auction, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
  Dispersion and Index II, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  A Parade of Happy Dreams, Gallery at 70 Audubon St. New Haven, CT
  Exposure 2009, Photographic Resource Center of Boston University, Boston, MA
  Status Update, Haskins Laboratory Gallery, New Haven, CT
  New Britain Museum of American Art Spring Gala, New Britain, CT
  Beyond a Boundary, Jorgensen Gallery, University of Conencticut, Storrs, CT
2008 Where is Your Beauty Marked?, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT
  The Little Apple, Ken Jones Jr. Gallery, Easton, PA
  PRC Benefit Auction, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
  Art and Math, Axiom Gallery, Boston, MA
  Vintage Reserve, Gallery at 70 Audubon, New Haven, CT
  Artspace Gala Benefit Auction, Artspace, New Haven, CT
2007 Black + White and Red Upstairs, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT
  What is Big? Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
  Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament Players' Lounge Exhibition, Yale Bowl, New Haven, CT
 

Celebrating Genius: ECA Faculty Exhibition, Gallery at 70 Audubon, New Haven, CT

  Texas National Art Exhibition, SFA University Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX
  Table Tops, Haskins Laboratory, New Haven, CT
  Gala Fundraising Art Auction, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  Earth and Sky, Firehouse Gallery, Milford, CT
  Mini: Exhibition of Miniature Art, Guilford Arts Center, Guilford, CT
  Store Front Window Installation for New Haven Arts Council, New Haven, CT
  Places, Firehouse Gallery, Milford, CT
2006 Pure: An Exhibition, Boston, MA
  The Human Figure: Juried Exhibition, Firehouse Gallery, Milford, CT
  Flatfile: New Additions to the Collection, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  Real Party Fund Raiser Exhibition, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
  Gala Art Auction Flatfile Preview Exhibition, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  Real Party Fundraiser Exhibition, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
  Hartford Art School Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
2005 Goldfarb Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
  Images 2005, Shoreline Art Alliance, Guilford, CT
2004 Printmaking, Painting, Photography, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT
  Arts + Commerce Festival of Emerging Photographers, New York, NY
  Summer in the City, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
  Emerging, Philip Allen Gallery, New York, NY
  Artworks Juried Winter Show, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
  Goldfarb Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
2003 Works in Progress, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT
2001 Willard Straight Hall Annual Pottery Sale and Photo Show, Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2000 Willard Straight Hall Annual Pottery Sale and Photo Show, Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

COLLECTIONS

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Flatfile, Artspace, New Haven, CT
           
AWARDS

Goodman Banks Artist In Residence Fellowship, Kingswood-Oxford School, West Hartford, CT 2011
Critical Mass Top 50 Finalist, Photoluca, 2010
Flash Forward Festival U.S. Winner, the Magenta Foundation, 2010
Artist Fellowship Grant, Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, 2008
Northeast Exposure Online, Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Featured Artist, August 2008
Visiting Artist Honoraria: Hartford Art School, 2010, Southern Connecticut State University, 2008
Milford Fine Arts Council Artist in Residence, 2006-2007, Milford, CT

BIBLIOGRAPHY

American Photography 21, Amilus Publishers, New York, 2005.
Glueck, Grace, "Art in Review," New York Times, New York, NY, July 29, 2005 (Show
           Review)
McNally, Owen, "Artistry You Can Chew On," Hartford Courant, Hartford, Ct, July 29,
           2005 (Show Review and Essay)
McNally, Owen, "Kevin Van Aelst," Real Art Ways Exhibition Catalogue and Essay
Muhlke, Christine.  "Timeless: Wonder Bread," New York Times Style Magazine, New
           York, NY, November, 2004. (Editorial Photograph Illustration)

T: Living, New York Times Style Magazine, New York, NY, May 2007 (Featured Photo
           Illustration)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Quinnipiac University, 2006-2011
            Art 158 Photography

            Art 300, Digital Photography
           
Art 250/255 Introduction to Black and White Photography
Photography Instructor, Educational Center for the Arts High School Magnet
            Program, Digital and Darkroom Photography, 2007-present
Adjunct Professor, Middlesex Community College, spring 2007, Art 141: Photo I
Adjunct Professor, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, fall 2005
            Photography  220:  Introduction to Black and White Photography
Photography Instructor, Willard Straight Hall Community Darkroom, Cornell University,
           September 2000 — May 2002.
Teaching Assistant, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, fall 2005
            The View Camera, Color Photography