The University of Rhode Island Department of Art and Art History and Africana Studies Present
REVISITED, REFRAMED, AND RECONSTRUCTED
New Works By Bob Dilworth
January 27 – February 28
Opening reception January 27, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Evening Reception February 14, 4:30 – 7:30
URI Fine Arts Center Building
105 Upper College Road
This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts presents 25 of the State’s Finest Artists at the 10th Annual RISCA Fellowship Exhibition Friday, February 21 through Friday, March 28, 2014. The RISCA Fellowship Exhibition is an annual event that showcases works by Rhode Island artists who have been recognized by the State for artistic excellence in their discipline. Fellowship Winners receive a $5000 award and Fellowship Merit Award Winners receive a $1000 award. Artwork by each artist will be included in the 2014 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition.
This year the RISCA Fellowship Exhibition will take place at the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Mill Gallery, 560 Mineral Spring Ave in Pawtucket. The public is invited to attend:
• Opening Artists Reception on Friday, February 28th from 6-9:00 PM.
• Fellowship Writers Night on Friday, March 7th from 6 – 8 PM when literature Fellowship Award Winners will read from their most recent works. This event will also feature performances by Music Composition Fellows Kirsten Volness and Paul Phillips
• Artists Talk and Closing Reception on Friday, March 28th from 6 – 8 PM, when Fellowship artists will talk about their work and creative process.
All events are free and open to the public. Gallery Hours: Thurs – Fri 3 – 7 pm, Sat – Sun 1 – 5 pm or by appointment: 401-487-8811
“The Fellowship Exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to experience the work of the artists selected as Rhode Island’s 2014 RISCA Fellows,” says Cristina DiChiera, Director of Artists Programs for the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. “These artists were selected through a rigorous review process and they represent some of the finest creative talent our state has to offer,”
Visual artists featured in the 2014 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition include Bob Dilworth, Ernest Jolicoeur, Kirstin Lamb, Judith Larzelere, Jon Laustsen, Olivia McCullough, Quintin Rivera Toro, Eleanor Sabin, Jonathan Sharlin, Steven B Smith, and J.R. Uretsky. Video and music stations in the gallery will feature works by choreographers Ali Kenner-Brodsky and Danielle Genest, composers Paul Phillips and Kirsten Volness, filmmakers Xander Marro and William Smyth, and New Genres artists Megan and Murray McMillan. The Fellowship Writers Night will include readings by Ifa Bayeza, Tina Egnoski, Samson Jardine, Adara Meyers and Anna Solomon and performances by Music Composition Fellows Kirsten Volness and Paul Phillips.
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition runs from from February 21 through March 28 at the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Gallery.
PAC at The Mill Gallery in
“Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.”
HOW TO DO GALLERY NIGHT PROVIDENCE
Gallery Night Providence is a free, fun-filled introduction to Providence’s exciting art scene! On the third Thursday of the month, from March through November, over two dozen of the city’s hot “art spots” open their doors – inviting you to a visual arts party.
RIDE THE ART BUS
Theme-dedicated bus tours leave at 5:20, 5:40, 6:00, 6:20 (this is Bob’s tour), 6:40, and 7:00 pm. Tours stop at approximately 4 galleries each and run about 2 hours. Parking is free at our central location at One Regency Plaza located at the end of Greene (2nd parking lot on the left) in back of the Providence Public Library. You can also pick up the bus from any one of your favorite galleries. Be sure to catch the last bus to return you to your car.
Gallery Night Guides are stationed at Regency Place and ride the Art Busses. They offer information about different art exhibitions and point out the city’s historic and architectural treasures.
Celebrity Guided Tours offer a chance to mix and mingle with people who care deeply about art. Celebrity Guides run the gamut from the curators and academics who shape opinions about art to the artists whose lives’ work is giving form to their passion. Take a tour and follow in the footsteps of someone who thinks a lot about art and enhance your personal point of view. As always, we end the season in November with our one-of-a-kind art shopping tour.
|March 14 – April 27th , 2013
Opening Receptions: March 21st 5 – 9pm & April 18th 5 – 9pm
Art, Food & Wine: March 28th 5 – 7pm & April 25th 5 – 7pm
“The square show offered me an opportunity to really question traditional approaches to painting and to experiment with new ones.
I see the three works on canvas as studies for larger pieces, and therefore representing the beginning of a new and uniquely engaging series. In some ways this marks a departure from old approaches but in many ways they are a testament to the exploration and experimentation that defined earlier works.
I am very happy to have been invited to participate in this show and I invite you to take a look at the three works I’ve created especially for the square show.”
|This is what Gallery Z has to say about the Show “”The Square Show”, a popular new type of gallery exhibition style from across the pond is about to pop up at Gallery Z!
This upcoming trend in Europe has spiked our interest, and we cannot wait to see how our artists and gallery goers react to this style of showing art.
As always, we have a very diverse collection of artists, but this time they all have the same guidelines. Each artist that has chosen to participate in this show has been given three canvases. One is 12x12in, one is 16x16in, and one is 20x20in. Each of the artists’ three canvases reflects their styles and chosen mediums. One of the most exciting details of this show is that the price points are very fair; $250(small), $450(medium), and $650(large). “