Welcome to the Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery
The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, the President's Gallery, and Memorial Hall Gallery will be closed on December 15th, December 25th, December 26th, and January 1st.
The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery is the primary fine art gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The program feature a variety of media and concepts, but is heavily focused on social issues and the humanities. Opened in 2013, the gallery is 4,050 square feet and is located on the ground floor of John Jay's 620,000-square foot building that sits on 11th Avenue and 59th Street in New York City, a four block walk from Central Park. The building was designed by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill.
Gallery viewing hours are Monday through Friday from 10 AM - 6 PM.
The Shiva Gallery contains a moveable wall system that allows the space to be reconfigured for each exhibition or cleared in its entirety for use as a multi-purpose space.
Our Most Recent Exhibitions and Events
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Exhibiting artists: Janet Ballweg, Romare Bearden, Marcus Benavides, Nancy Buchanan, Sue Coe, Willie Cole, Helen Gerritzen, Leon Golub, Dimitra Gounari, The Guerrilla Girls, Hee Sook Kim, Anthony Kirk, Vassiliki Kollipetsa, Kathe Kollwitz, Komar & Melamid, Jacob Lawrence, Renee Magnanti, Despina Meimaroglou, Philip Reisman, Faith Ringgold, Christos Sarakatsianos, Christine Smith and Vicky Tsalamata.
On view from June 13th, 2012 – September 7th, 2012 President’s Gallery Brazil has sanctioned same-sex civil unions throughout its territory and hosts the largest Gay Pride parade in the world. At the same time, the country has one of the highest rates of violence against homosexuals. Crimes Against Love memorializes some of these victims
On View from February 1, 2012-February 28, 2012 President’s Gallery Since the early 20th century, when Duchamp argued for a less ‘retinal’ art there has been a false dichotomy between conceptualism and pure visual expression (as if any of the two, in isolation, were possible). Painting, which is paradigmatic of Western visuality, was a particular
On view from September 13th – October 26th, 2012
The vintage photographs in this exhibition are from the famed collection “Street Cops” photographed in the late 1970s by award-winning fine arts and documentary photographer Jill Freedman. A petite powerhouse, Freedman quite literally inserted herself into active crime scenes in order to take these gritty photos at a time when New York City was just as gritty. Freedman prowled the streets of Manhattan with her camera during the age of the ‘70s blackout and subsequent rioting and looting, when New York was allegedly “broke” and drugs, crime, and homelessness were rampant.
Latest Gallery News
- 19 January 2015 by admin, in Gallery News
The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery is Named in Honor of the Largest Donation in the College’s HistoryThe generosity of alumnus and Adjunct Professor Andrew Shiva and his wife, Anya,...READ MORE +