Gerald  Saladyga

About The Artist

Gerald Saladyga is a Connecticut native and currently lives in Hamden, CT, with a studio just outside of New Haven. He received a BA from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT and a MA equivalent teaching degree from Southern Connecticut State University. His major art education took place at the Art Students’ League in New York City.

He has received grants from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism and the Commission on Arts and Culture, as well as the Commissions One Percent for the Arts; and a grant from the Weir Farm Trust Visiting Artists Program. He has also been a finalist in NYC’s One Percent for Public Art for the MTA Dobbs Ferry Train Station; and in 2017, NYC’s One Percent for Art for Public Schools, for
PS 143Q, The Louis Armstrong School in Queens, NY. 

Saladyga has exhibited extensively in his 50 year career throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York City. Among his Connecticut exhibitions, he has shown at the Harts Gallery, New Milford; The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport; University of Connecticut at Stamford Art Gallery; the Arnold Bernhard Center for Arts and Humanities, University of Bridgeport, and
the Housatonic Community College Gallery, Bridgeport; Artspace and Kehler Liddell Galleries in New Haven, and the Silvermine Guild of Artists in New Canaan, where he also served on its Board of Directors and as Co-chair of the Gallery Committee. New York City venues include the Brian Morris Gallery, the Scott Hanson Gallery, the Robertson Gallery, and the 22 Wooster Street Gallery. And in
Massachusetts, at Gallery Bershad, Somerville; the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River; and the Provincetown Art Association.

His curatorial projects include The Guy Show, Artspace Gallery, Fairfield, CT; and in New Haven, CT: Environmental Visions: Beauty and Fragility, Haskins Laboratories Gallery; Signifiers of the Spirit, and Interrupted Lives: The Art of Aids, both at Artspace.