Fine Arts

Designing for Doris: David Webb Jewelry and Newport’s Architectural Gems and “To Preserve and Restore”: Newport Restoration Foundation at 50
April 25, 2018 No Commentby

Designing for Doris: David Webb Jewelry and Newport’s Architectural Gems and “To Preserve and Restore”: Newport Restoration Foundation at 50

  What happens when you put jewelry and Newport history in parallel exhibitions? Amazing things. The Newport Restoration Foundation marks ...

Artist Profile: H. Lane Smith
September 27, 2017 No Commentby

Artist Profile: H. Lane Smith

I never met H. Lane Smith, (known as Lane), (1924-1999) but in viewing his work at Studio 53 in Boothbay ...

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90

The City of Pawtucket pulled out all the stops to honor Morris Nathanson on September 8, the day before his ...

Stages of Freedom Museum Celebrates African American History
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Stages of Freedom Museum Celebrates African American History

The Stages of Freedom Museum had its grand opening on July 20, and I was so proud to be a ...

Locale Profile: Café Pearl at the RISD Museum
August 9, 2017 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Café Pearl at the RISD Museum

There’s a new ‘gem’ in town and it’s much too precious not to talk about. Being a museum enthusiast, I ...

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival

The Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival showcases amazing films across all genres, live music, art exhibits ...

The Abstract Art of Duke Robillard
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

The Abstract Art of Duke Robillard

In 2015, Duke Robillard’s musical career was put on hold due to a rotator cuff injury. Unable to pick up ...

‘Please Touch’ Exhibit by Allison Paschke
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

‘Please Touch’ Exhibit by Allison Paschke

With an abundance of artistic talent in Rhode Island, it’s refreshing to meet an artist who actually invites you to ...

Blooming Artisan – DIY Floral Arts and Botanical Crafts
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

Blooming Artisan – DIY Floral Arts and Botanical Crafts

In a DIY era, there’s one that hits the mark on creativity: Blooming Artisan. When I met the owner and ...

Fine Art Spotlight on Karen Murphy
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

Fine Art Spotlight on Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy created her first painting at 13 and hasn’t stopped. When I asked her where it was, she thought ...