Current Exhibition

The Final Exhibition

June 10th - July 23rd

The AvS Gallery of Art Presents

   Mallorie Ostrowitz    .       .James Prosek                          Susan Schultz ....         ....Dennis Sirrine

Opening Reception: Friday, June 10th, 6-8pm

Please Join Us for This Special Event



There will be an Opening Reception

Friday, June 10th , 6-8pm

For the Final Exhibition of  AvS Gallery of Art

featured live music with

Bill Morrison & Kent Hewitt Jazz Duo

The AvS Gallery of Art will be open through July 23rd of 2016 at which time UConn has decided to eliminate the gallery and discontinue our programs after 24 years.
We cannot thank you enough for your many years of support.
Your contributions and memberships have been the principal means of support for the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art.

Your generosity has been essential to our continuous presentation of Exhibitions, Opening Receptions, Artist Talks and Poetry Nights and we are grateful.

It has been an honor to have served the artists and the  people of this region and beyond.

Julia Pavone, Gallery Curator/Director


Von Schlippe Collection
Alexey von Schlippe
Works of Alexey von Schlippe, for whom the gallery is named. Visit our virtual gallery to view some of the works of this wonderful artist and read his history.

In 2012 the AvS Gallery of Art Celebrated 20 years!

Read The Day Article

Click above for Gallery History



About Our Director
Meet our Director and Curator, Julia Pavone


Julia Pavone is the co-founder (with associate curator, David Madacsi, Professor Emeritus, Physics Dept.,UConn) and has been Director/Curator of the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art at the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point Campus since 1992. She has also taught courses in Studio Art and Art History at UConn since 1988. Julia has continued her own work as a painter over the last 40 years, creating large abstract and mixed media pieces. She has been given numerous exhibitions, showings in art galleries regionally and in New York City, and many commissions, including a mural at the Prudential Center in Boston. Her work can also be seen in various locations throughout the Branford House Mansion.
Sculpture Path
Take a Virtual Tour of Our Sculpture Path

Come experience our exciting Sculpture Path by the Sea!

The Sculpture Path is perhaps the most spectacular addition UConn's Avery Point Campus. Julia Pavone, Artistic Director, and Mike Alfultis, Campus Director, invite you to enjoy this community and state treasure any day of the week between dawn and dusk. Let our Sculpture Path lead you to our renovated Avery Point Lighthouse.uring outdoor art at two colleges on Long Island Sound
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1084 Shennecossett Road Groton, CT 06340 860-405-9052
email: julia.pavone@uconn.edu