Tim Nikiforuk & Blinn Jacobs at Gallery 195

March 20 to June 15, 2012

Tim Nikoforuk

The Arts Council of Greater New Haven presents an exhibition of works by Connecticut artists Tim Nikiforuk and Blinn Jacobs at First Niagara Bank, 195 Church St., 4th floor, New Haven. The exhibition

Blinn Jacobs

will be on display during bank hours from March 20, 2012 through June 15, 2012. An artists’ reception is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, from 5 to 7pm. The public is invited to attend.

Mr. Nikiforuk’s more recent work focuses on both portraiture of self-posting/social media sites and the abstract nature of biological entities and systems. Ms. Jacobs focuses much of her work on a dialogue between polygonal “shaped” canvases and the use of “painterliness” in regard to the interaction of color.

Tim Nikiforuk is a graduate of the University of Connecticut. His work can be seen in private collections throughout the Northeast region, as well as art exhibitions throughout Connecticut. Currently, he is an adjunct professor of Quinebaug Valley Community College, Gibbs College, and the University of New Haven. He currently lives in Middletown, CT. Mr. Nikiforuk’s work can be viewed at: http://www.timnikiforuk.com/

Blinn Jacobs studied at the Yale School of Art as a special student for four years and received her MFA in painting from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. Ms. Jacobs has received awards from the Connecticut DECD—Office of the Arts, the Slivermine Arts Center, as well as fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus in Schwandorf, Germany. She currently lives and works in Branford, CT. Ms. Jacob’s work can be viewed at: http://www.blinnjacobs.com/

For more information about this exhibition and Gallery 195 at First Niagara, call the Arts Council at (203) 772-2788.


Gallery 195, a gallery exhibit in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and First Niagara, is located at 195 Church Street (across from the New Haven Green) on the fourth floor. Two-person exhibitions are mounted quarterly and are coordinated by the Arts Council.

Artists’ Opportunity
If you would like to be considered for a two-person exhibition at Gallery 195, please send images, résumé and bio to: Arts Council of Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT 06510. For more information, call Debbie Hesse at 203-772-2788 or email dhesse [at] newhavenarts.org.

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