Eye Gallery at the Teti Library - Our Mission
The Eye Gallery at the Teti Library provides an environment that challenges and inspires New Hampshire Institute of Art students to create, exhibit, and promote their artwork. Further, Eye works with NHIA faculty to support the education of the professional artist experience. To the NHIA community and the general public, Eye provides openings, exhibitions, speakers, and other events that encourage the celebration of student work.
Image courtesy of Isaiah Gulino, Hope?, (detail) mixed media, 2012
Our Humble Beginnings
Our inaugural NHIA Library Student Gallery Invitational Exhibition, 2012 opened in September and featured the works of NHIA students.
Some of the Inaugural exhibitors included: Bennie Affonso, Linzi Clary, Katherine Donovan, Kristin Droney, Isaiah Gulino, Loki Huot, Lilly Afshar and Christina Tremblay.
Kristin Droney, Alley Cat (detail), 2012
Take a look at the boxes on this page to see new and old exhibitions and events.
NHIA's Landscape Retreat - Points of View
Works by students of the Summer, 2016 Landscape Retreat
located in NH's White Mountains-
Rob Shiels - Church & State: An Infrared Survey of
Historic New England
Image - Rob Shiels, Connecticut Statehouse, (from front) 2016
recent works by diogo segovia
The Eye Gallery at the Teti Library announces an innovative installation of works
by NHIA creative writer and visual artist, Diogo Segovia. This exhibition, titled layers will close on December 2, 2016.
Diogo invites guests to explore the writing process
through hands-on interaction with selected pieces from his show.
image - diogo segovia, letter to Sadako Sasaki, 2016
Nature & Nuture - Photographic Works by Melissa Peterson
This collection demonstrates the artist's interest in the Polaroid photograph
as a starting point for mixed media exploration.
Opening the first week of classes!
Melissa Peterson, Polaroid 5, Polaroid photograph, 2016.
Eye on Professional Artists - Spring - 2016
Join the Eye Gallery as we welcome Eye on Professional Artists:
An exhibition of works from NHIA's Professional Artists class,
juried by Tim Donovan, Co-curator of LaunchArt in Peterborough, NH.
Opening Reception - April 6th at 11:30 am - All welcome!
Image: Brooke Thievierge, Eurasian Spoonbills, (detail) oil on canvas, 2016
Artists' Landscape Retreat
~Artists’ Landscape Retreat~
Opening - Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 4 pm
- on exhibition through March 24, 2016.
Photographs and Paintings from NHIA’s recent
Community Education and BFA landscape retreat in NH’s Monadnock Region
The Eye Gallery is located in the Teti Library in Fuller Hall on the corners of Hanover and Pine Streets on NHIA’s Manchester campus.
Image - Robert Berry, Old Sharon Road, (detail) oil on linen mounted on board, 2015
See our shows from the past, here and below:
Dolores Duval's Big Top Bizarre
- Works by Trevor Warren
opening in mid January
Dolores Duval - Trevor Warren, 2015
Architecture and Exposure
Architecture and Exposure -Rob Shiels & Kevin Hale
with invited exhibitors
Melissa H. Peterson & Sarah Dennehy
October 29 – December 4, 2015
This photographic show presents both landscape and figurative photography
from unique perspectives.
Opening Reception -
Thursday, October 29, 2015, 3:30 pm
Image: Kevin Hale – Bench Guest, 2015
Our first show for fall, 2015
Please join us for our first exhibition at the Eye Gallery for the 2015-16 year!
An exhibition of selected works from NHIA’s Spring, 2015 Graphic Design 3 class.
Opening Friday, 9/4/15 at noon
All are welcome!
This bookmark offers images from the exhibitors of GD3.
You can get a copy at the opening reception!
Eye on Professional Artists - Spring 2015
Image: Michele Hirsch, Bev, tintype, 2015
Adrienne graduated from New Hampshire Institute of Art in 2011 with a BFA in painting. She is a member of the New Hampshire Artist Association, Cambridge Art Association and is the Chair of the NHIA Alumni Council and also the Alumni Representative on the NHIA Board of Trustees. Adrienne is a full- time artist and has a studio in an old mill (Langer Place) in Manchester where she teaches, holds art shows and paints. She is a contemporary artist who works in oils, encaustic and mixed media. Her work has been accepted into many local/national shows such as the NHIA Biennial (2011), The 100 Gallery/Winter 2015 and is shown in several local galleries such as NHIA Gallery, Kimball Jenkins and Sullivan Framing.
Selected works will be on display in the Eye Gallery through the end
of the spring semester. The opening reception will be on April 8th at 11:30 am.
All are welcome!
A selected student show of works by Sam Kelly and Jessica Allard
The show welcomes guests to participate at the opening reception, January 23rd at 4:30 pm see below.
"In society today, everyone is weighed down by objects that prevent us from accepting ourselves entirely. We would like to invite everyone to bring an object that weighs on their own body positivity and dispose of it in our audience-constructed installation."
Image: Untitled, by Sam Kelly, oil on paper, 2014
From the Mountains - Works from NHIA's Mt. Washington workshop.
Opens on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 4pm in the Eye Gallery.
Visit the show to see works created during this week-long
intesive exploration of the White Mountain region.
Visit Community Education to learn more about NHIA's CE offerings.
Image by : Andrew Lucas, NHIA Faculty and Gallery Director, 2014
Eye on Professional Artists - Fall, 2014
Eye on Professional Artists, Fall 2014 - selected sorks by students from NHIA's Professional Artist class.
Opening Wednesday, November 5th at 11:30 am.
Visual art juried by Camellia Sousa, Gallery and Shop Director at the Sharon Arts Center and creative writing juried by
Tom Paine, author and Associate Professor of English at UNH.
image: Ficketty Design Triptych, (center panel), watercolor and micron, 2014
Fall 2014 Group Show
Collective Departures From Reality -
A Student Group Show at the Eye Gallery/Teti Library
October 6 through October 29
Detail of Squash Flower, by Michaela Clift, mixed media, 2014
First Exhibition of Fall 2014
Masters of Arts in Art Education - Recent Works
Pauline Pichette, NHIA MAAE Candidate, Dress with Violin, (detail),
oil on canvas, 2014
Show dates: August 28 - September 26
Join us on Thursday, August 28th at 4pm for an opening reception to celebrate the works of NHIA's MA of Art Education students.
The Eye Gallery is pleased to host:
NHIA Staff Exhibition, Summer - 2014
Opening Reception: Tuesday, July 8 at 10 am /
Show runs through Thursday, August 21
Exhibiting artists will be either full or part-time NHIA staff who may also teach a class as an adjunct, or who are non-studio faculty.
See attached prospectus for more info
and contact the Eye Gallery by May 30th, 2014 if you wish to participate.
S. Stephanie, 2014
Check New Hampshire Magazine's July 2014 isse to see another work by S. Stephanie!
Winter into Spring 2014
1. Prints from the Collection of Zdzislaw and Marjie Sikora
A Teaching Exhibit. A show of contemporary works on paper demonstrating a variety of printmaking techniques
as collected by a printmaker.
January 27 – February 14, 2014
Image: Two works from the collection:
Dan Kiacz (Nevada) Rancho Encantado I Color Silkscreen, Reduction
Yvonne Leonard (Massachusets) Untitled (Thumb Tack & Bone) Multi-Plate Color Intaglio, Aquatint, Line Etch, Open Bite
2. Greece Through the Ages : A Photographic Journey
Closing reception - Friday, 3/28 at 4pm
Photographs from NHIA’s 2013 Summer Abroad Program to Greece ~
A collaboration with the Hellenic American University.
at The Eye Gallery/Teti Library
The Eye Gallery's shows for Fall, 2013:
(See the boxes below for additional information about each show.)
Faculty Print Portfolio, 2012: This show will feature prints from some of NHIA's finest faculty printmakers.
Dedicated Boredom - A group show featuring the works of NHIA Students, Josh Stewart and Anthony Vitukevich
Eye on Professional Artists - NHIA Professional Artist classes submit their works for a Juried exhibition. Keri Wiederspahn, Executive Director of Community Education & Sharon Arts Center, will jury the show.
Eye on Professional Artists - Fall, 2013 - Docs and Dates
Participating Professional Artist Classes:
This semester, The Eye Gallery invites the Professional Artists classes at NHIA to submit works to:
Eye on Professional Artists - Visual Artists see documents below. Creative Writers see box to the left.
Show Dates: November 13th through December 2, 2013.
Opening Reception and Readings:
November 13th, 4:00 pm
Shows and Events from 2013- Our Recent Past
Eye's calendar of events for 2013.
(Please note that some of these dates may be subject to change. Check back with us as the events grow near for final dates and times.)
Group Show - Students by Students - Tyler Mitchell and Alex Tourigny
January 9th through January 25th
Opening reception - TBA
Creative Writing Event: Love Notes February 13, 2013 at 6:30 pm in the Fuller Hall Foyer
More details to come!
Mt. Washington 2012 - Works from the from the 4th Annual Mt. Washington Summer Workshop -
January 28th through February 15th.
Opening reception: February 11th, 5-7 p.m.
Group Show - Exploring Gender - Anna Bassney, Tyler Graffam, Lauren Aristizabal, Alicyn Murphy and Marley Smith.
February 20th through March 29th
Opening Reception - Wednesday, February 20th at noon.
Eye on Professional Artists -April 3rd through April 26th. Juried by Jessica Pappathan, McGowan Fine Art
Opening Reception - Wednesday, April 3rd at noon.
Dedicated Boredom - Student Group Show
Dedicated Boredom - Opens on September 27th, 2013 at noon.
Works by Josh Stewart and Anthony Vitukevich
Show Dates: September 27th through October 25th, 2013.
Image: Josh Stewart, Anthony Vitukevich. Dedicated Boredom, watercolor, 2013
Faculty Print Portfolio
A portfolio of prints from NHIA's faculty print makers
was recently donated to the Teti library's permanent collection.
A selection of these prints will be exhibited from
September 3rd through September 20th, 2013
at the Eye Gallery in the Teti Library
Join us for a reception - Thursday, September 5th at 11:00 am
Image: Frontispiece of Faculty Print Portfolio, 2012.
Spring 2013 Exhibition: Exploring Gender
Group Show 2: Exploring Gender will be coming to the Eye Gallery in mid February. The works in this show will explore issues such as gender inequalities, gender roles, and the spectrum of gender itself. The show will open on February 20th at noon and will run through March 29th. Exhibiting artists will include
Anna Bassney, Tyler Graffam, Lauren Aristizabal, Alicyn Murphy
and Marley Smith.
Dichotomy by Anna Bassney. silver gelatin print, 2012
Anna by Tyler Graffam, 2012, Oil on MDF
Library Assistant - Student Show
The Teti Library is pleased to announce a special exhibition
highlighting the works of the Teti Library's
very on student assistants.
The show will feature works by:
April Rose Alterisio-Gagnon
The show will open on December 5th and will run through Jan 3rd.
April Rose Alterisio-Gagnon, Mortal Bindings.
Handmade book with original linoleum block prints, 2012
Loki Huot, Drained and Strained, mixed media, 2012
Bailey Rodgers, Nightmare, mixed media, 2012
Shows and Events for 2012 -
Eye on Professional Artists: An exhibition of works shown in conjunction with
NHIA’s Professional Artist class. Exhibiting students will be held to standards required by contemporary commercial galleries.
Juried by Kimberly Kersey Asbury, M.F.A., Saint Anselm College / Show Dates: 10.17.12 – 11.26.12
Opening Reception: Wednesday 10.17.12 /12:15 pm
Poe & Co.: A lively collaboration between
the Creative Writing Department and Eye.
Juried macabre short stories and poems
read by their student authors.
10.29.12 / 6:30 pm (Cancelled due to weather)
Teti Student Assistants:
Works by the Teti Library's very own student assistants,
April Alterisio Gagnon, Loki Huot, and Bailey Rodgers
will be on display from December 5th through January 3rd.
Group Exhibition: Works submitted as a collection by two or more students.
1/4 -25/2013 and 4/1-26/2013
Eye Gallery / Teti Library Collaborations
Join the Eye Gallery & Teti Library for
NHIA Creative Writers read their works from the heart
Featuring Poet - Jenn Monroe
February 13th, 2013 at 6:30pm in the Fuller Hall Foyer.
All welcome / Refreshments
Image: A Love Letter (Procuress)
Oil on canvas, second half of the 16th century
State A. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow / Culture Images/ Universal Images Group