Artspace gallery banners

Environmental graphics for three exhibitions.

Artspace showcases the work of contemporary artists from New Haven and beyond, and makes art accessible to the whole community.

Banner 1: ‘For the Birds’


For the Birds

January 17–March 20 [2004]: untitled(space) Gallery. Curated by Denise Markonish. An exploration into the fascination with birds and bird imagery in contemporary art, featuring: Jeffrey Benjamin, Rachel Berwick, Kathleen Bitetti, Meryl Blinder, Gail Boyajian, Bob Braine, Bureau of Inverse Technology, Ambreen Butt, Ann Craven, Linda Darling, Deborah Davidovits, Mark Dion, Rebecca Doughty, Daniel Dueck, Jesseca Ferguson, Walton Ford, Michael Gitlin, Natalie Jeremijenko, John Keefer, Anthony Lepore, Neeta Madahar, Christopher Mir, John Newsom, Michael Oatman, Paul Plante, Ernesto Pujol, Amy Jean Porter, Alexis Rockman, Amy Ross, Kathryn Spence, Fred Tomaselli, and Karl Unnasch.

John/Jane Project

November 14 [2003]–May 1 [2004]: untitled(space) Gallery. Two video installations in the Artspace bathrooms Jessica Schwind: Necessary Sound. Erika Van Natta: Self-Loathing Tangent.

Cathy McLaurin

January 17–April 17 [2004]: Artspace Lounge. “what haunts…” An interactive installation that explores secrets, their universality and how powerful they can be. Read others’ secrets and contribute your own anonymously.

Joseph Smolinski

January 17–February 28 [2004]: Project Room. “Energy Potential.” An audio/visual installation of projected video onto a wall of fiber optic cables that transmit light to illuminate an artificial 3D landscape.

New Acquisitions

January 17–February 28 [2004]: Flatfile. Erin Anfinson, Chloe Atreya, Elise Kaufman, Robert Knight, Nicky Santore, Jessica Schwind, Joseph Smolinski and Virginia Zimmerman. The Flatfile includes over 300 works on paper by area artists. These works are available for purchase. To view samples visit Also see examples of the Flatfile in the window of 220 College Street, 3 blocks away on the corner of Crown and College.


  • Bird Watching Tour with Chris Woerner Saturday, January 31st, 9am.
  • Goose Robot Demonstration with Natalie Jeremijenko Saturday, February 21st, 1pm.
  • Community Reception for Alderperson Bitsie Clark Tuesday, January 27th, 5-7pm
  • Artspace Soundworks. Music performances every Wednesday night. Visit for a schedule.

For more information on events, please come inside.

Artspace’s exhibition programs are made possible from proceeds of the annual gala benefit auction, from a rent grant from the City of New Haven, and from contributions from individual Friends, and the board of Artspace. We thank the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven for their support of our family and community programs.

Banner 2: ‘Foreign / Domestic’


Foreign / Domestic

Curated by Christine Darnell. Featuring: Michael Dominick, Todd Lambrix, Terrance Lavin, Maria Lopez, Jerry Meyer, Kirsten Nelson, Sue O’Donnell, Janet Passehl, and Ilan Sandler. An exhibition of artists using domestic objects to explore the rituals, space and memory of home.

Project Room

Bruce Bemis. “Omphaloskepsis.” A 16mm film installation using found footage in a projected loop throughout the gallery.


Featured Artist: Joan Gardner. The flatfile includes over 300 works on paper by area artists. These works are available for purchase. Visit to view samples.

Artspace Lounge

Glen Cummings. “Water Level: Nighttime projection.”

John/Jane Project

A video installation in Artspace’s bathroom November 14 [2003]–May 1, 2004. Jessica Schwind: Necessary Sound. Erika VanNatta: Self-Loathing Tangent.


The members of the Teen Docent. Program will offer tours on December 13 and 14 [2003] at 2:00 pm. The Artspace Teen Docents are supported in part by the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.


All exhibitions on view from November 14, 2003–January 3, 2004. The gallery will be open by appointment only from December 21st – January 3rd.


Opening reception for all projects: Saturday, November 15 [2003], 4:00–6:00 pm.

Banner 3: ‘Mythical Nation’

untitled(space) — Opening Reception Friday, July 18 [2003], 5–7pm

Mythical Nation

On view until August 2, 2003. Curated by Johanna Bresnick and featuring work by On Akiyoshi, Chloe Atreya, Sophia Chai, Tung Hoang, Shih-Cheih Huang, Robert Karimi, Jee-Eun Kim, Joonhyun Kim, Laura Kina, Larry Lee, Noel Sardalla, Herb Tam, and Thuan Vu

Video Screening: Saturday, August 2 [2003], 11 am, $5. Dim sum and discussion with the artists.

View from Here

On view July 18–September 20, 2003. Sculptural collaboration between Lee Boroson and Summer Apprenticeship students Noelia Bonilla, Nancy Carrasquillo, Allison Cohen, Jazzmen Curtis, Tyreece Gary, Yajaira Gonzalez, Latonya Moore, Jose Pagan, Destiny Palmer, Daniel Rosa, Kay Sadowitz, Jesenia Serrano, and Najla Shah.

Martin Kruck: Geomancia Phase 2

Project Room. August 16–September 20, 2003. An installation of photographic works.

First Touch

Flatfile. August 16–September 20, 2003. Curated by Jennifer May and featuring works on paper by Asa Chibas, Jane Caitlin, Jan Cunningham, Debbie Hesse, Barbara Harder, and others.

Coming up

6th Annual City-Wide Open Studios October 7–29, 2003
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By Elena Grossman

Elena Grossman is an artist and educator practicing visual art, graphic design, and programming for exhibition spaces, print, and screen media. Learn more about Elena