WEST HAVEN, CONN. – Lithographs owned by master art curator and collector James Reed will be featured at the University of New Haven’s Seton Art Gallery Jan. 31- Feb. 28. An opening night reception will take place in the gallery on Jan. 31 beginning at 6 p.m.
Reed, “Self-Portrait,” 2010, Woodcut
works displayed in this exhibit explore the content and hand of master etchers
and lithographers. The exhibition gives the viewer glimpses from Romanticism
into the Modern and Contemporary eras. Each print illustrates a perspective
determined by each artist’s eye and personal philosophy.
Reed owns a
printmaking studio, Milestone Graphics in Bridgeport, and is a private
collector. His private
collection contains more than a 1,000 museum quality prints ranging from Durer
model for his Bridgeport studio, established in 1979, follows the European
workshop guild idea from the Middle Ages, where assistants, students and
apprentices worked together to produce pieces in the master’s name.
experience of walking into Milestone Graphics is that of peering into an old
master’s workshop. Reed’s shop is a collaborative space for both national and
trained as a curator and conservator at the Achenbach Collection in San
Francisco. He has had solo exhibitions at the InstitutoTecnológico in Mexico and Museum of Modern Art in San
Francisco. Reed also has participated in more than 100 group exhibitions
throughout the United States, Latin America and France. In addition, he serves as the manager and
curator of the Gabor Peterdi Permanent Print Collection at Silvermine Art
Center in Norwalk, Conn.
Seton Art Gallery is located in Dodds Hall on UNH’s Main Campus, 300 Boston
Post Road, West Haven. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. – 6
p.m., and Friday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
information contact Laura Marsh, director of the Seton Gallery, at email@example.com.
The University of New
Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national
leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale
University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its
current West Haven campus in 1960. The University
operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several
locations throughout Connecticut and in California. UNH provides its students
with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world,
hands-on career and research opportunities. The University enrolls
approximately 6,400 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates
– the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of
Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal
Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and College
of Lifelong & eLearning, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree
programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs
worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA
Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.