Connecticut Art Review is a writing platform for the visual arts in and around the state.
Connecticut Art Review was created in October 2018 by Jacquelyn Gleisner, an artist, writer, and educator. Gleisner holds an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA with honors from Boston University. Her work as a visual artist has been exhibited throughout the United States and internationally in Italy, Finland, and Botswana. In 2010, Gleisner was awarded a Fulbright grant to Finland where she researched pattern in art, fashion, and architecture. In October 2015, she traveled to Botswana through an artist exchange as part of the Art in Embassies Program. Her writings about contemporary art have been published on the Art21 online magazine, Hyperallergic, and Art New England magazine among others. Gleisner currently works at the University of New Haven as a Practitioner in Residence.