Gerald Saladyga is a Connecticut native and currently lives in Hamden with a studio in downtown New Haven. He received a BA from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT and an MA equivalent teaching degree from Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT. However, his major art education took place at the Art Student’s League in New York City.
In recent years, he has received two grants from Connecticut Commission on Art and Tourism, the state’s One Percent for the Arts and Weir Farm Trust Visiting Artists Program.
Saladyga has exhibited extensively in his 30 year career throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York City and most recently at The Gallery of Contemporary Art at Sacred Heart University, Bpt., CT.; University of Connecticut at Stamford Art Gallery; Arnold Bernhard Center for the Arts and Humanities, University of Bridgeport; Connecticut Commission on the Arts Gallery, Hartford, CT.; Artspace and Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT.; 22 Haviland St. Gallery , Norwalk, CT. ; Art/place, Fairfield, Ct.; and Silvermine Guild of Artist Gallery in New Canaan, CT. where he also served on its board of Directors of Directors and co-chair of the Gallery Committee.
In the past he has shown in New York City at the Scot Hanson Gallery, the Robertson Gallery and 22 Wooster St. Galleryand in Massachusetts at Gallery Bershad, Somerville; the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River and The Provincetown Art Association and Museum. And more recently at Artspace, KehlerLeddell Gallery,bothn in New Haven, Ct. and at the alternative space at West Cove Studiosin New Haven and many times at City Light Gallery,Bridgeport, CT.. He also was a part of AONE at Silvermine in 2013. His curatorial projects include The Guy Show, Artplace, Fairfield, CT. Environmental Visions: Beauty and Fragility, at the Haskin Laboratories, and Interrupted Lives,The Art of AIDS at Artspace, both in New Haven, Ct.
His work can be found in many public and private collections, including the State of Connecticut, Housatonic Museum of Art, University of Bridgeport and The Paul Mellon Arts Center at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT.
1981 Post Graduate Art Student’s League, New York City, NY.
1969 Teaching Degree Southern Connecticut University, New Haven, Ct.
1969 BA Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Ct.
2015 Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, Ct. Invented Worlds/ Surrogate Landscapes
2013 Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, Ct. Dot Works, 2000 - 20004
2012 Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, Ct. Landcapes: 2008 - 2012
2011 Artplace, Fairfield, CT Landscapes in Transition
2009 Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Ct. Landscapes After the Battle
2007 22 Haviland St. Gallery, Norwalk, Ct., The Seduction of Surfaces
2006 Silvermine Guild of Artists Gallery, New Canaan, Ct. The View from Ganymede
2003 Gallery 195, New Haven, Ct. Works on Paper and Canvas
1995 Marie Louise Trichert Art Gallery, Litchfield, Ct., The Darkness of the Light
Immortality Gallery, New Haven, CT Red White and Black
Her Sister's Gallery, Litchfield, CT Works on Paper and Woo, Recent Works
1990 Paul Mellon Arts Center, Wallingford, Ct., The Darkness of the Light
York Square Gallery , New Haven, CT Dark Night of the Soul
1987 Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Ct., Paintings, Constructions and Works on Paper
1983 The Museum of Art, Science and Industry, Bpt., Ct., Selected Works
The Gallery, Fairfield, CT New and Selected Works
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Brian Morris Gallery, NYC Worlds Without End
Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, Ct Worlds Without End Part 2 (Expanded Exhibit)
2013 Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven Ct The Right to Bear Arms: The Second Amendment
Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan Ct. Art of The North East, 2013
2012 City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, Ct. "Make Art Not War" Artists Against Violence
The Institute Library, New Haven, Ct Material Measure: Use and Reinvention of Maps
Fairfield Arts Center Abstract Principles
2011 City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT Samesex
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT Continuum: Gender Identities
West Cove Gallery, West Haven, Ct Scale
2010 Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT Saccio, Saladyga Site Unseen
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Ct Art and Language
Artspace, New Haven, Ct. Flock
2008 Ct. Commission on Culture and Tourism Gallery, Hartford, CT Other Worlds
2006 Artspace, New Haven, Ct., 9th Square Light, Installation
2004 Arnold Bernhard Center for the Arts and Humanities, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
University of Connecticut Stamford Gallery, Stamford, Ct. Dialogues In Abstraction
Space 63, New Haven, Ct., Site Sensitive Installations
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Ct. Political Persuasions; Left, Right and Center
River St. Gallery, New Haven, Ct. Current Work
2003 Ct. Commission On the Arts Gallery, Hartford, Ct. Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition
1993 110 Mercer Street Gallery, New York City, NY Six on Mercer
1987 Robertson Gallery, New York City, NY Every Story Tells a Picture and Vice Versa
Scott Hansen Gallery, New York City, NY Micro Stress
22 Wooster Street Gallery, New York City, NY Travel Outward/Directions Forward
1986 E.V. Gallery New York City, NY The Micro Show