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Artist Diane Samuels Talk

(4.20) Join artist Diane Samuels in conversation with Jo-Ann Conklin, director of the Bell Gallery, Thursday at the Granoff Center. Samuels’ installation ‘Lines of Sight’ was commissioned in 2006 for Brown University’s Sidney Frank Hall for Life Sciences on Meeting Street. The artwork is integrated

April Galleries AS220

This month at the AS220 Gallery spaces. Runs through April 29. AS220 Project Space — 93 Mathewson Street, Slow Change | Begin Again, Lara Henderson The Reading Room — 93 Mathewson Street, Reconstructions of Home and Exile, Michel Schtakleff AS220 Main Gallery — 115 Empire

‘Tip Of The Nose’ At Grin Gallery

An opening reception will be held Saturday at the Grin Gallery for Tip of the Nose, a solo exhibition by Providence artist Heather Leigh McPherson. (Facebook event.) This body of work assembles two- and three-dimensional gestures into wall-hanging reliefs, paintings on canvas, and projected videos.

‘Making Her Mark’ At Providence Art Club

The Providence Art Club was established in 1880 by sixteen artists, six of whom were women. To celebrate Women’s History Month, the club will stage an exhibition honoring these pioneering women, along with a series of other exhibitions, seminars, and workshops scheduled over a three

‘Intermission’ At RISD Museum

So the European Galleries on the fifth floor need some renovating. I suppose we could carefully pack up each individual — sometimes enormous — work of art, label it, move it, store it. Or, let’s just put it over there! And it works. As a

‘Songs Of Freedom’ Exhibit Downtown

“Memories of Inhabited Space: Songs of Freedom Played on Canvas” runs through February 24th at the URI Providence Campus. The exhibit features paintings by Bob Dilworth, Nixon Leger, and Evans Molina Fernandez. There’s a lot to like in this exhibit. I was drawn into this

AS220 January Galleries

[Opening delayed due to weather. Will be rescheduled.] The work of Deborah Forman (BFA, RISD ’92/MFA, Parsons) will be featured in the AS220 Galleries this month. (Opening reception: Facebook event page) Deborah specializes in teaching the fundamentals: drawing, two-dimensional design, color theory, beginning to advanced

Eclectic Show At ArtProv Gallery

Someone should buy this thing . . . it’s only $475!* These fabulous steel wire sculptures are one of the many reasons to check out “This & That” a show and sale of one-of-a-kind paintings, sculptures, and ceramics, at ArtProv Gallery, now through January 20th.

RISD Student Exhibition At Chace Center

Vernacular Spectacular — where art meets life and you are on display — features work by RISD students, grad and undergrad, who invite you to take a second look at the everyday objects in your life. Curated by Cem Eskinazi (MFA GD ’17) and Drew

RISD Craft Show

(10.8) The RISD Craft Show — an annual juried sales exhibition of alumni and student work — takes place this Saturday on Benefit Street between Waterman and Hopkins Street (the stretch with the RISD Museum and Superior Court). This is a craft show of the

Art & Architecture Book Sale — Rochambeau Saturday

The Friends of Rochambeau are holding a mini book sale featuring near-mint books on art and architecture. Also on sale, “1000s of newly donated CDs.” This is a great idea. People looking for art books will appreciate not having to wade through all the other

‘The Intimate Collection’ At Yellow Peril

Still time to catch the funny and provocative “The Intimate Collection” — sewn works and photographs that consider “sex, death, skin, bones, undergarments, intimacy, loneliness, destruction, healing and humor” — from artist Kathryn Parker Almanas. “I play with how we recognize ourselves in textures and

RISD Graduate Show

(6.4) Among the many free things to enjoy this weekend is the RISD graduate show at the RI Convention Center. It’s a good year. Channing Gray has a comprehensive write-up in the ProJo, “RISD students show their mind-blowing work in sprawling show.” The show, up

‘Paper House’ At Yellow Peril

Opening reception Saturday, May 7, for Joan Backes’ installation ‘Paper House.’ Paper House (2007-2016) welcomes visitors into Backes’ artistic heart and home. After stepping through the door, viewers will see an interior featuring samples of amber, slices of fossilized bark and jars filled with acorns,

Student Exhibition At Bell Gallery

The Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art present the work of thirty artists in Brown’s 36th annual Student Exhibition. The juried exhibition is open to all Brown University students, regardless of major, and encourages artists to submit work in a variety of media. Jan Howard

April Galleries At AS220

Time for the April AS220 Gallery Openings. AS220 Main Gallery, 115 Empire Street — ‘Prodigal,’ new work by Kyle Ranson/ ‘Senseless,’ new paintings by Kim Salinas Silva Open Window, 115 Empire Street  — ‘I Want To Believe,’ new work by Jamie Forgetta AS220 Project Space,