Providence Art Club

Bannister Statue Proposed For Market Square

The Providence Art Club has launched a campaign to create a statue of the noted 19th-century landscape painter, and one of the Art Club’s original founders, Edward M. Bannister. Seen here is a mock-up, with a wax maquette, of a full-size sculpture by artist, Gage Prentiss in its anticipated location in Market Square. Prentiss speaks …

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‘Little Pictures’ At Providence Art Club

(12.23) The Providence Art Club is open every day through December 23 for their annual ‘Little Pictures Sale.’  Works include paintings, drawings, photographs, collages, along with sculpture, ceramics, glass, and jewelry by over 100 artists, all members of the Providence Art Club. All works are sized at 16” x 16” or less and priced at …

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Prov Art Club — New Exhibit Opens

The winners of $6,000 in cash prizes will be announced this Sunday when the Providence Art Club opens their National Open Juried Exhibition. This show, featuring 65 artworks by artists from throughout the United States, runs through July 19. This show received over 730 individual entries from over 300 artists. Works in a wide range …

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Art Club ‘Little Pictures Sale’

(12.23) Two more days of the Providence Art Club’s annual Little Pictures Show and Sale. The show opened last month with over 600 works, none bigger than 16″x16″. It may actually be in the gallery one door down, but ‘The Club House’ always wins the Dose’s ‘Most Christmas-y Facade’ award. Perhaps the first brick veneer …

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Group Exhibit at Providence Art Club Opens

The Galleries of the Providence Art Club will host a new group exhibition featuring abstract artist Mary Dondero, watercolor artist William Heydt, Johanna McKenzie, and furniture maker Timothy Philbrick. The opening reception will be held Sunday, October 1. On view in the Dodge House abstract painter Theresa Girard will be featured in her first solo …

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‘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 month period. ‘Making Her Mark’ — a celebration of the …

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New Exhibition At Providence Art Club

A new exhibition opens today at the Providence Art Club with light as the theme. ‘A Sense of Light’ features artists Michele Poirier-Mozzone, Jonathan Small, and Priscilla Malone, while Madolin Maxey exhibits ‘Color and Light’ in the Dodge House Gallery. Up through June 26. Seen here is a detail from ‘Ruminations,’ 12″ x 12″ soft …

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Providence Art Club Little Pictures Sale

Runs through Friday, December 23. The Providence Art Club continues its long-standing tradition of offering original artwork for affordable prices at this year’s 107th Annual Little Pictures Show & Sale. For more than a century, the Art Club has hosted this popular holiday exhibition, offering gallery goers the opportunity to purchase a variety of diverse …

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Exhibition At Providence Art Club — Charles Walter Stetson

The current show at the Providence Art Club features the work of an Art Club founder, self-taught 19th century colorist Charles Walter Stetson. Working in oils and water colors this Tiverton native had studios in California as well as Rome where he lived out his last years. From a profile at the Bert Gallery, Stylistically …

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Wreath

Rhode Island artist Sydney Burleigh designed the Fleur-de-lys Studios in Providence in collaboration with the architect Edmund Russell Willson of Stone, Carpenter, and Willson. Built in 1885 in conjunction with the Art Workers Guild, the building was to be used for art studios, including Burleigh’s own. It is an important monument to the American Arts …

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Recycled Art at Providence Art Club

There’s a pretty neat show of art made from recycled materials up now at the Providence Art Club.  Highlights include skyscraper models made out of recycled fence, Islay Taylor’s fancy doily work, Mark Freedman’s cereal box painting, a pinhole camera garbage can, and Rebecca Siemering’s suit made out of lottery tickets and dental floss.  It’s …

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