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'Miss Rheingold 1949' oil_on_canvas

Must-See Show At ArtProv Gallery

Do not miss Fresh Paint, the current exhibition up at ArtProv Gallery in the Jewelry District. Gallery directors have curated an eclectic group of artists most of whom work in fresh paint but also wood, and wire: Mary Jane Andreozzi, Judy Araujo Volkmann, Alecia Barry

Cut/Throat Creativity

Cut/Throat Creativity At Granoff

(11.25) Two panels, two days. Monday at 6pm: Cut/Throat Creativity, Structuring the New. With Rashida Bumbray, Simone Leigh, Doug Jones, Lauren Wittels. Tuesday at 5pm: Glenn Ligon in conversation with Huey Copeland. The conference will examine what constitutes innovative works and how cultural identity and

Islay Taylor

AS220 Galleries In November

You have through next Saturday to check out the November AS220 Gallery exhibits. Seen here is a brass, horse hair, mixed media piece from Islay Taylor from the series ‘Natural History’ at the AS220 Project Space, 93 Mathewson Street. Taylor received her MFA in jewelry


Artist Talk At List Auditorium

(11.21) The Bell Gallery will host artist Orly Genger, creator of the site-specific installation YOU, located at the front campus on Prospect Street behind the Van Wickles. It made of recycled lobster rope and paint. Orly Genger’s newest site-specific installation, You, will transform Brown University’s


Last Gallery Night Of The Season

(11.20) Tonight is the last installment of Gallery Night Providence for the year — head out on your own or take the tour bus. Go here for how to. ArtProv Gallery will be holding an opening reception tonight from 5pm to 9pm for “Fresh Paint.”

Providence Art Club

Annual Little Pictures Show At Providence Art Club

The opening reception for the 110th annual Little Pictures Show runs Sunday, November 16th, from noon to 4pm. The show runs through December 23rd. The Providence Art Club is pleased to announce it will continue the more than century long tradition of the Little Pictures

art hack day

‘Art Hack Day’ Closing Exhibition And Party

(11.15) This might be like a happening . . . or an interactive new media performance, or . . . we don’t know what this is. Starting Thursday forty artists and hackers have inhabited RISD Exposé Gallery + Eship to explore the idea of MASTER

orly genger

Public Art On Prospect Street

An site-specific art installation is growing on Brown’s front green along Prospect Street. It looks like snow fencing from a distance — and it may well function as such, we’ll see — but artist Orly Genger (B.A. Brown, 2001) is in the process of stacking


Exhibition Opens At Brown Galleries

Opening reception at Bell and Cohen Galleries Friday for “She:Picturing women at the turn of the 21st century.” Spanning a period of twenty-four years—from 1989 to 2013—SHE presents a broad-ranging selection of contemporary representations of women. The exhibition, which is drawn from a private collection,

chris haines

RISD Alumni Art Sale Saturday

(10.11) The RISD Alumni Art Sale takes place this Saturday outdoors on Benefit Street. All artists participating in the sales are RISD alumni or current RISD students selling original work including prints, photographs, apparel, ceramics, glass, textiles, and this captivating ‘Cereal Light’ by Chris Haines

as220 galleries

In The Galleries At AS220 — Opening Reception

(10.4) Head downtown tonight for the opening reception of new exhibits in the AS220 galleries. AS220 Project Space (93 Mathewson Street) ‘truth of the matter’ — new work by Lisa Perez The Reading Room (93 Mathewson Street) ‘Please Simplify’ — new work by Margie Butler

in unison

Tinnitus As Art

Whether by accident or design, artist Zahourie Abdalian has replicated exactly the sound in my head. ‘In Unison’ — a sonic installation of loudspeakers, sine tones, glass vessels, and water — is not without a certain compelling creepiness, like that room at the end of

surface tension

‘Surface Tension’ At MWM

(9.19) An opening reception will be held tonight at Machines With Magnets for new works by Thomas Engleman. “Surface Tension” runs through October 19th with, . . . printmaking, drawing and artist books that are thematically interconnected through mysterious atmospheres with peculiar narratives. The work

see america first

Design The Night — ‘What Nerve’ Opens At RISD

Admission is free during the evening event series ‘Design the Night’ at RISD Museum. This week you can check out What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present, and the Providence-issue launch of the publication Outpost Journal. Bill Van Siclen writes for


New Exhibitions At Providence Art Club

The Providence Art Club will open three new exhibitions with a reception on Sunday, September 7th, from 2pm to 4pm. The shows will include work by more than 20 artists and runs through September 26th. The shows will include the work of more than 20

artist: ian cozzens

Poster Show At MWM

(9.6) The National Poster Retrospecticus, a traveling show of more than 300 hand-printed posters from over 100 poster artists, will end its 2014 tour this Saturday at Machines With Magnets. Seen here: Ian Cozzens printed on French Paper. Artists include: Alison Nitkiewicz, Aled Thibodeau, Mimi