X Marks the Spot: Collages by Joy Floyd

January 18 - March 25 | Opening Reception: January 28

Connecticut based artist Joy Floyd explores the repurposing of paper, cardboard, advertising and other "trash" to create abstract pieces of art that preserve and express the unique history of mundane objects.

"The excitement is in discovering the riches in these commonly abandoned materials and honoring them with new life." - Joy Floyd

Join us for the of the opening reception of X Marks the Spot on Thursday, January 28 from 5p.m. to 7p.m.where you can meet Joy Floyd, participate in an interactive arts piece, and enjoy wine and light hors d’oeuvres. 


Exhibition Series - Remembering & Repurposing

Through January 2017

Remembering & Repurposing explores the preservation and recreation of memories and discarded materials into works of art from oil paintings to mixed media. The exhibition series, which includes five shows from established and emerging artists based in Connecticut, invites viewers to ponder the multiple histories of people and objects as they transform through time and space.

About 100 Pearl Street Gallery

Managed by the Greater Hartford Arts Council as part of its commitment to supporting and promoting the work of local artists, the 100 Pearl Street Gallery is home to contemporary art exhibits by established and emerging artists from our region. The gallery is one of downtown Hartford's "best kept secrets": a one-of-a-kind revolving exhibition space hiding behind a corporate façade.

Exhibitions represent a wide range of artistic styles—from paintings to photography, sculpture and site-specific installation—all entirely free of cost, reflecting the Arts Council's mission to make the arts accessible to everyone.


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Upcoming Exhibitions

Cardinal Points
Paintings by Lindsey Fyfe
April 4, 2016 - June 3, 2016 
Opening Reception: April 7

Previous Exhibitions

Paintings by Justyna Dabrowski 

Read our Q&A with Justyna on our blog.

Wonder Room

The Art of Daniel Mosher Long & Rebecca Clark

Read our Q&A with the artists on our blog.

Photography by Jack McConnell

Learn about Jack McConnell on our blog


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