UConn Hartford holds a night for local artists

On Friday, November 15th, the University of Connecticut’s Hartford campus held its second semesterly Arts Night. Visitors were invited to Tainted Inc. in Hartford’s art district to appreciate art made by UConn students and local artists, as well as listen to live performances by musicians, poets, and more. Henna, tarot card readings, and group paintings were also offered.

Some of the artists featured include poet Aner Bajraktarević, local band Souls of Zion, and dancer Geo Mantilla Castillo among others. A full list of the performers and artists can be found below.

All photos taken by Silvi Tela. Be sure to click on each photo to view it in its best quality.

Visual Artists:
Alexa Stansfield
Ty Rodriguez
Alexa DeAndrade
Bianca Allotey
Sahar Amjad
Natalie Daoud
Fatima Zahrah
Gabriela Marie
Geo Mantilla

Penina Beede

Jay Shaw
Aner Bajraktarevic
Sara Treaux
Matt Henderson
Elle Otu-Appiah
Giovanni Dixon
Madison Maron

Geo Mantilla

Music Performances:
Jay Shaw — vocals
UConn Hus-keys — a cappella vocals
Erica Day — vocals
Alexa DeAndrade — vocals
Trinity Hollis — vocals
Esi — vocals
Souls of Zion — reggae band