About The Artist
Gerald Saladyga is a Connecticut native and currently lives in Hamden, CT. with a studio in the industrial part 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 Art Student’s League in New York City.
In recent years, he has received two grants from the Connecticut Commission on Art and Tourism, the state’s One Percent for the Arts and the Weir Farm Trust Visiting Artists Program. He has also participated in two NYC’s One Percent for Public Art.
Saladyga has exhibited extensively in his 35 year career throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York City. In Connecticut, he exhibited at Harts Gallery, New Milford; The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport; University of Connecticut at Stamford Art Gallery; Arnold Bernhard Center for Arts and Humanities, University of Bridgeport and the Housatonic Community College Gallery, Brdgeport, ArtSpace and Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven and the Sillvermine Guild of Artists in New Canaan, where he also served on its Board of Directors and Co-chair of the Gallery Committee.
Also, in the past he has shown in New York City at the Brian Morris Gallery, Scott Hanson Gallery, the Robertson Gallery and the 22 Wooster St. Gallery. And in Massachusetts at Gallery Bershad, Somerville; the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River and at the Provincetown Art Association.
His curatorial projects include The Guy Show, Artspace, Fairfield, Ct.,Environmental Visions: Beauty and Fragility, Haskins Laboratories Gallery and Signifiers of the Spirit and Interrupted Lives: The Art of Aids, ArtPlace, New Haven.
His work can be found in many public and private collections, including the State of Connecticut, Housatonic Community College, University of Bridgeport, Choate Rosemary Hall and in many private collections.