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Transfer Student Award Exhibition

Feb 14 - Feb 28 | 1-5 pm | Silpe Gallery


Submission:     November 1, 2018 to January 19, 2019

Notification:    Exhibition Round: January 26, 2019            Scholarship Round: February 14, 2019

Exhibition:       February 14-28, 2019

Reception:       February 14, 2018, 6-8 pm

Drop-off:         February 7-9, 2019, 10 am – 4 pm

Install:             February 11-13, 2018

Pick-up:           March 1-2, 2019, 10 am – 4 pm



Exhibition Round:

Students showing exceptional work will be chosen to exhibit at the Donald and Linda Silpe Gallery at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford.


Scholarship Round:

Students selected in the Exhibition Round are eligible to compete for scholarship awards, including full tuition (approximately $36,000, exclusive of room fees and board) per year, and partial tuition scholarships.



  1. Enrolled in any Connecticut Community College (Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Naugatuck, Northwestern CT, Norwalk, Quinebaug, Three Rivers, Tunxis); or students enrolled at Holyoke Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, or Greenfield Community College
  2. Declared or plan to declare as a Fine Art/Studio major (double majors are eligible)



  1. Portfolio – 10 different works of art, submitted as .jpg, .png, .tif, 144 dpi (each work can have 3 images)
  2. Artist Statement – 500 words MAXIMUM
  3. Letter of Recommendation – 1 letter from your college art professor
  4. Unofficial Transcripts – official transcripts will be required after receiving an award (including prior institutions, if applicable).


SUBMIT ALL MATERIALS TO joseloff@hartford.edu with the subject line Community submission


QUESTIONS?  email joseloff@hartford.edu



Awards Reception

February 14, 2019

6-8 pm