Spring Show Schedule:
“Love Letters” A solo art exhibit featuring Magaly Ohika Feb 2 – Mar 2, 2023 (Artist reception Thursday, February 2nd)
“Alumni Focus – The art of Joe Clarke” March 20 – April 13, 2023 (Artist reception Thursday, March 23rd)
Annual Juried Student Show April 24 – May 5th, 2023 (Opening reception Monday, April 24)

solo art exhibit featuring
Magaly Ohika
February 2 – March 2, 2023
Opening Reception | February 2, 2023 | 4:00-7:00PM

Magaly Ohika (pron. Mah-gah-lee) is a bilingual, second-generation Puerto Rican. She was born in Manhattan’s Alphabet City and raised in Spanish Harlem, New York. With a BA and Associate’s degree in fashion and general Illustration from The Fashion Institute of Technology, her professional experience includes toy and character design for several large toy manufacturers and animators, including Just Toys Intl.

In 2005, Ohika moved to Connecticut to live off the grid in the woods, joining a cooperative community in the Northwest Corner of the state. For almost two decades she has lived between Connecticut and Puerto Rico, working and exhibiting at Galeria Exodo, as well as art fairs in Old San Juan.

Ohika has exhibited in solo shows at Exodo Galeria, PR. Group shows include The Rose Algrant Art Show in West Cornwall and The Creativity Festival, in Torrington CT.

For more information and to purchase Magaly Ohika’s work,
visit http://ohika.bigcartel.com
Follow her on Facebook (Magaly Ohika)
and instagram @m.ohika.

The Gallery at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is located in Founders Hall. It provides a unique showcase for professional exhibitions of contemporary art. Additionally, alumni and student shows are included in the yearly gallery schedule. Many art forms are represented including fine art, photography, video, installation, and digital media. Students have the opportunity to assist in exhibition installation, promotion, and can meet visiting artists. The Gallery provides a vital link between education and professional art practices. Funding for the Gallery comes from the College’s Cultural Planning Committee, The Center for Teaching, and the Art Department. For more information contact Deb Kline at dkline@nwcc.edu