Lakeville >> The Tremaine Art Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, 11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, presents the exhibit Photographs by Robert F. Haiko, Sandra C. Haiko, Fred Cray ’75, Sept. 9 through Oct. 22. This exhibit honors the anniversary as well as Hotchkiss’s visual arts tradition. Becoming will bring together work by alumni from the School’s early decades to the present and include work in all mediums. A reception will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. All three photographers will be showing a selection of current work.
Robert Haiko started the photography and film program at The Hotchkiss School in 1969, and was an instructor until his retirement in 2011. Haiko’s work is represented in several private collections and museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography, the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY, and the Aperture Foundation. He is the recipient of grants from the Connecticut Commission of the Arts and was a MacDowell Colony fellow. Sandra Haiko joined the Hotchkiss faculty in 1986 and taught photography until her retirement in 2010. She has been working with hand-colored imagery and other non-traditional photographic methods since the 1970s. Her work has been exhibited in such venues as the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, CT and the Lyman Allyn Museum in New London, CT.
Fred Cray ’75 studied with Robert Haiko at Hotchkiss. Cray’s work has been widely exhibited and is in the permanent collections of The Brooklyn Museum of Art and the George Eastman Museum, among other institutions. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. He resides in Brooklyn, NY. The Tremaine Gallery is a museum-caliber gallery located in the main building of The Hotchkiss School. With education at the heart of its mission, the gallery hosts six exhibitions a year. For more information about this and other events at The Hotchkiss School, phone 860.435.4423 or visit www.hotchkiss.org/arts. The Tremaine Gallery is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.