Visual Arts

Course Offerings

The Visual Art Department at Hopkins offers courses in a variety of studio arts, including a Fine Art Studio sequence for advanced study, as well as a range of courses in media arts. Students display their work in the Keator Gallery and informally in the balcony atrium in Thompson Hall.  

Drawing, painting, and printmaking take place in spacious studios on the third floor of Thompson Hall, while ceramics, architecture, wood arts, web design, and digital photography occur in the new studios on the first floor of Thompson Hall. Video classes meet in a second computer lab on campus.  

Experiential classes are supplemented with theory studies in film and art history.

Keator Gallery

The Keator Gallery hosts five exhibitions each year, featuring work by professional artists, students and the arts faculty as well as a Hopkins community-wide exhibit.

The Keator Gallery is located in Baldwin Hall and is open during school days from 8am–4pm. All exhibits are free and open to the public. For more information please call 203.397.1001.

2019–2020 Exhibitions

400 BLOWS, works by Jason Noushin
September 13–October 25, 2019
Reception: September 13, 12–1:00pm

Collaborative Collage Community Art Show
November 8–December 20, 2019
Reception: November 8, 12–1:30pm

Invited Artists Alnemar/Halpern/Sloan
January 10–24, 2020
Evening Reception: January 10, 6:00–8:00pm

Term I Student Show  
January 31–February 28, 2020
Reception: January 31, 12–1:30pm

Pop-up Show   
March 23–April 3, 2020
Reception: March 23, 12–1:30pm

Term II Student Show  
April 10–May 8, 2020
Reception: April 10, 12–1:30pm

Artwork by Class of 2020
May 15–June 4, 2020
Reception: May 15, 12–1:30pm

Past Exhibitions

  • Art Faculty Show

    21 photo(s)

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  • Senior Art Show

    18 photo(s)

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  • Student Art Show

    38 photo(s)

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  • junc•ture - Sculpture by Susan Clinard

    28 photo(s)

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    Class of 2017 Senior Art Exhibition

    18 photo(s)

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    Student Art Exhibition

    36 photo(s)

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  • Mohamad Hafez

    36 photo(s)

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    Student Exhibition Opening

    21 photo(s)

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  • Political Circus Community Show Opening

    29 photo(s)

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  • Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

    33 photo(s)

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  • 2016 Senior Art Exhibition Opening

    26 photo(s)

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  • Invited Artists: City Bench and Alexis Brown

    13 photo(s)

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  • Form, Function, and Whimsy- Opening Reception

    2 photo(s)

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  • 4: A Number 4 Interpretation - Opening Reception

    2 photo(s)

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  • Errol Saunders

    Underground Artists

    3 photo(s)

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Past Exhibitions by Visiting Artists

2018–2019
Rhythms of Memory: Maria Morabito and Daniel Eugene
January 18–February 14, 2019

2017–2018
Susan Clinard (sculpture)

2017
Mohamed Hafez (sculpture)

2016
City Bench (furniture)
Alexis Brown (drawings & paintings)

2015
Eric Mueller Sabbatical Work (furniture & scultpure)

2014

Hallie Mueller (paintings)

2013
Marie Wilkinsen & Cyril Christo 
Images from Africa

Claudine Burns-Smith (sculpture)

2011

Megan Craig (paintings) and Joe Saccio (sculpture)

Silas Finch: Works from Found Objects

2010
Original posters from the collection of Jim Lapides, Hopkins ’70, from International Poster Gallery.

2009

Dan Wasserman, Hopkins ’67, editorial cartoonist for the Boston Globe: original drawings of his political cartoons.  
 
2008
Urban Shape: Rashmi Talpide and Josh Gaetjen.