Fine Arts

2014 Election: In their own Words: What will you suggest to make the city/state more hospitable to artists?
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

2014 Election: In their own Words: What will you suggest to make the city/state more hospitable to artists?

RI Governor Todd Giroux (D): I want RI to be the Amsterdam of the East Coast. I want to have the ...

FringePVD Brings Work on the Fringe Into the Fold
July 2, 2014 2 commentsby

FringePVD Brings Work on the Fringe Into the Fold

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society was founded in 1958 to accommodate the influx of artists and performers who tended to ...

Opera Providence – Opera Done Right
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Opera Providence – Opera Done Right

Let’s face it. Opera is a tough sell in America. To really appreciate it requires focus, which is severely lacking ...

Featuring The Creatures That Dwell Within The Minds Of Creatives
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Featuring The Creatures That Dwell Within The Minds Of Creatives

Fantastical creatures come alive Five months ago the staff at The Avenue Concept, home to the Avenue Gallery, wondered about ...

Only Blue Body -- A Poetic Journal
June 18, 2014 No Commentby

Only Blue Body — A Poetic Journal

The book reads like a poetic journal, as if a different day in the life of one person Rosalynde Vas ...

Thar Be Dragons
May 29, 2014 No Commentby

Thar Be Dragons

The Providence pop-up scene can be hard to track down – the very nature of a pop-up is that is ...

Five Questions:  An Interview with Shey Rivera
May 13, 2014 No Commentby

Five Questions: An Interview with Shey Rivera

Motif contributor Kim Kinzie recently spoke with local artist Shey Rivera about her upcoming Fluxus Cabaret. Kim Kinzie: I’ve never ...

A Brush Stroke Of Opportunity Brings Color to the Providence Art Scene
April 25, 2014 No Commentby

A Brush Stroke Of Opportunity Brings Color to the Providence Art Scene

Do you dream in color? If not, you might be inspired to by the selection of art now hanging in ...

Building AS220 - Insight into the Providence Arts Organization
March 27, 2014 No Commentby

Building AS220 – Insight into the Providence Arts Organization

Over 500 people sat in the bleachers at Trinity Repertory Company’s main stage, as AS220 founder Bert Crenca explained, “Every ...

Art Seen: Photography by Andy Warhol at RISD Museum
March 25, 2014 No Commentby

Art Seen: Photography by Andy Warhol at RISD Museum

  I was never a giggling fan of Andy Warhol, but one would have to be totally ignorant of modern art ...