Pawtucket Arts Collaborative is dedicated to supporting, promoting and developing the highest level of the arts for the community and its artists. We do this by creating awareness, education and involvement through its members.
Creating fantasy is a very personal thing, but you can’t take the process too personally.
:::_Joseph Barbera_ (aoldb://mail/quotes/quotes/j/josephbarb350997.html) :::
…..PAC member, Thomas Terceira was awarded the Washington trust art award
for his mixed-media collage Comus at the 2008 Artist cooperative gallery of
Westerly Regional Art Exhibit. The show runs from May 1 to May 25 at the ACGOW
Gallery on 14 High Street, Westerly RI 02891 www.westerlyarts.com Celebrating Watercolor – New RIWS Painting DVDs
…..The Rhode Island Watercolor Society announces the release of three new
instructional DVDs featuring a few of our most prominent members; Al
Albrektson, Carole Berren, and Richard Harrington. The DVDs were produced over the past
year in partnership with Glenn Lowney of Swansea, MA and the Swansea Public
Access TV station. Discover the wide range of watercolor techniques possible
through the mastery of fellow our Society Artist Members. Copies of the DVDs
now are part of the permanent _RIWS Art Library_
(http://www.scvws.org/about/www.santaclaracountylib.org/catalog) collection for members to check out.
Members can also place orders to purchase the DVDs at the Gallery reception
desk. Prices are $15 per DVD and $35 for the 3 DVD set. In addition, the RIWS is
eager to have the DVDs broadcast on local area Public Access Television
stations to help promote awareness for the Society and its artists as well as
provide education of watercolor painting for MA and RI communities. Interested
members should contact Rick Cardoza (508-883-8250, firstname.lastname@example.org_ (mailto:email@example.com) ) for more information. Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Slater Memorial Park, Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 726-1876 or visit: _www.riws.org_ (http://www.riws.org/)
French Soiree Contra Dance – Saturday, May 24 – 8pm
…..Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, (downtown) Pawtucket, RI; 18th century
dances at an 18th century mill! The Franco-American Trio at Historic
Slater Mill – New England fiddle tunes with a French accent – 8-11pm; beginner’s
lessons at 7:30pm. Featuring Deck Nieforth on harmonica, feet, fiddle and
spoons; Linette Charpentier on fiddle; Mike Fishman on guitar and mandolin;
caller – Linda Leslie. Admission: $8.00 adults; $5.00 seniors & students with
school ID. For more info, visit _www.slatermill.org_
Crossing Borders/Cruzando Fronteras – through May 24
…..Hera Gallery, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI. Juror: Judith Tannenbaum,
Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum of Art. Participating artists
include: Diane Barcelo, Alexandra Copley, Iris Falck Donelly, Ana Flores, Claudia
Flynn, Faith Hagenhofer, Linda Labella, Christine LoFaso, Valerie Mendoza,
Barbara Milot, Victoria Lockard Morton, Blake Novotny, Abel A. Ortiz, Agustin
Patino, Prince V. Thomas, Troy West. In conjunction with the Hera exhibit,
please visit Crossing Borders: Redefining the Dream at Pawtucket Arts
Collaborative through June 12, Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main Street,
Pawtucket, RI. or visit: _www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org_
(http://www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org/) for more info. Hera Gallery hours: Wed.-Fri. 1-5pm,
Sat. 10-4pm. For more info, call #401-789-1488 or visit _www.heragallery.org_
Social Photography Across A Century: The Works of American Master Lewis Hine
Contemporary Artist Scott Lapham – through June 27
…..Slater Mill Gallery, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket; American artist Lewis
Hine, a documentary photographer, captured everyday working conditions in
cities worldwide. As part of the Mill’s collection, these images exemplify
working conditions in Rhode Island during the late 19th century. This exhibit is
highlighted by works from local photographer Scott Lapham . A panel discussion
on May 30th at 7PM will explore use of art to influence public opinion.
Support received from RISCA and National Endowment for the Arts. Admission into
the Slater Mill Gallery is FREE. Sponsored by Amica Insurance. Gallery Hours
are 10-3pm. Mon.-Sat. For more info, call 401-725-8638 or visit our website:
_www.slatermill.org_ (http://www.slatermill.org/) .
Natural Disasters and Roman Ruins – through May 31st
…..Oil Paintings of RISD Alum, Amanda Dauber; artist reception: Friday May
30 – 6-9pm; Knight Gallery, 170 Ives Street, Providence, RI 02906 (401)
654-4747. Our patio will be open weather permitting at all spring and summer
events. Food and drink served. For more info, visit:
“297 Regulars” – June 2 – July 15, 2008
….297 Hope St., Second Floor of the Green River Silver Co., in Bristol,
Rhode Island; Gallery 297’s current exhibit showcases the art of 35 outstanding
regional artists – from oils and watercolors to pottery and prints. Featured
artists (which includes several PAC members) : William McCarthy, James
Kubiatowicz, Dora Atwater Millikin, Jonathan McPhillips, Grace Bentley-Scheck, Nancy
Gaucher-Thomas, Deb Hickey, Sarah Powers, Kendra Bidwell Ferreira, Felicia
Touhey, Regina Partridge, Shawn Kenny, Nermin Kura, Eric Hovermale, and
Richard Harrington. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and
Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For gallery information or directions, call 401-253-5005
(Green River Silver Co.) or go to www.gallery297.com.Crossing Borders: redefining the dream – Multicultural Invitational
Exhibition – through June 21
…..Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Gallery, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket; Panel
presentation – 7:00pm – includes Deb Dormody, bookbinder; Jon Buonaccosi,
Tiny Showcase; Shea’La Finch, Tiny Showcase; Cara Burgess, IO Labs. Closing
reception: 5:30-7:00pm, Thursday, June 12. All events will be held in the
Blackstone Valley Visitor Center Theatre, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket. Light
refreshments will be served preceding each panel presentation. For more info, visit
(http://www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org/) or call 401-724-2200.
Digital Media Of John Schora and the Paintings of Stacey Graham – June 7 –
…..Knight Gallery, 170 Ives Street, Providence, RI; Artist reception:
Friday, June 13 – 6-9pm;
Food and drink served – Patio open weather permitting. Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 11-6pm; Sunday: 12-5pm. – also open Gallery Night). For more
info, call (401) 654-4747 or check our event section -
_www.knightgalleryprovidence.com_ (http://www.knightgalleryprovidence.com/) .
The Taming of the Shrew – through June 15
…..by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Sampieri; The Gamm Theatre, 172
Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI . Gamm Resident Director Peter Sampieri helms a
seasoned cast of Gamm audience favorites in Shakespeare’s most boisterous
comedy, The Taming of the Shrew. Complex themes of love, choice, security and
contentment collide to hilarious effect as Petruchio (Tony Estrella) takes on
the monumental task of “taming” his unruly bride, Katharina (Jeanine Kane),
in this farcical battle of the sexes. Peppered with fast-paced dialogue and
chock full of physical humor, The Taming of the Shrew brims with belly laughs.
Tickets $20-$34. Call (401) 723-4266 or go to _www.arttixri.com_
(http://www.arttixri.com/) . Info at _gammtheatre.org_ (http://gammtheatre.org/) .
The Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition – through June 28
…..245 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI; presented by the Narragansett Bay
Insurance Company. Featured Artists: * William Arvanites * Jason Brockert * Jim
Bush * Paul Clancy * Andrew Collins * Angel Dean * Esteban del Valle * Jason C.
Dillon * Doreen Dunham * Mike Eng * Brad Fesmire * Nancy Gaucher-Thomas *
Kelly S. Goff * Eric Hovermale * Susan Kaspari * Maureen Keaveny *Anna Jane
Kocon * Paul Lavallee * Kathrine Lovell * Joanne R. Luongo * Keith Maddy *
Monica Martinez * Tim McCarthy * Olivia B. McCullough * James J. A. Mercer * Mara
Metcalf * Maria Napolitano * Mary D. Norris * Erin Perry * Alice O’Neill *
Agustin Patino * Mimo Gordon Riley * CW Roelle * Rebecca Siemering * Gretchen
Dow Simpson * Alexandra Speer * Kenn Speiser * Chris Taylor * Millee Tibbs *
Aaron Usher * Caroline Woolard * Gallery hours through June 28, 2008: Fridays,
noon to 7:00 pm, Saturdays, 10:00 to 4:00, or by appointment. For more
information, please contact Liz Keithline, 401/578-4313, or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. “Pawtucket Talks”: Pawtucket Foundation Gallery Talk – Friday, May 30th,
….. 5:30pm; Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Talk and Slater Mill Panel
Discussion to follow beginning at 6:30 at the Blackstone Visitor’s Center, 175 Main
Gretchen Dow Simpson Paintings – through May 30
…..The Union League Club, 38 East 37th St., NYC; 10-5pm daily – weekends by
appointment. Proper attire required – no jeans or sneakers, please. Call
#212-226-2262 for more info, or visit _www.gretchendowsimpson.com_
(http://www.gretchendowsimpson.com/) or _www.axelle.com_ (http://www.axelle.com/) .
The Firehouse Gallery – 4th Annual In The Garden – through May 31
…..1 Bristol Road, Damariscotta, Maine; Exhibit featuring (PAC member) Bill
Chisholm with Jen Violette and Jane Filer. For more info and hours, call
207-563-7299 or visit: _www.thefirehousegallery.com_
hf2ceqDSkdOVPDJvQljHcaA3NlRWAmzA_aFDtLlTBpwa8VaUE) or _billchisholm in the
What’s Happening At The Mill Slater Mill: – July 7-August 23
Columbian-American Contemporary Art
….. Opening on July 10 from 5-7pm; Slater Mill Gallery, 175 Main Street,
Pawtucket, RI. A mixed media presentation work by Columbian- American Cultural
Society artists and their students .. Gallery Hours are 10am-3pm. Mon.-Sat.
For more info, call 401.725.8638. Admission into the Slater Mill Gallery is
FREE. Sponsored by Amica Insurance. For more of ‘what’s happening’ – Visit
our website _www.slatermill.org_ (http://www.slatermill.org/) . or call
401.725.8638; Fax: 401.722.3040; email: email@example.com;_ (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Become a member today and receive special discounts! Email
email@example.com_ (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
~Looking for Artists! ……Opportunities/Live-Work Space & more!
Auditions for Season 24 – The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
…..(The Gamm) will hold auditions for Season 24 as follows: Equity Principal
Auditions will be held on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31, 2008 from
10:30-5:30 p.m. Non-Equity performers may also audition. Audition slots,
however, are limited. All auditions will take place at The Gamm Theatre, 172
Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI. The Gamm is looking to cast various roles in the
following plays of the 2008-2009 Season, which starts in September and runs
Don Carlos by Frederich Schiller, directed by Tony Estrella (Sept. 4-Oct. 5,
An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, directed by TBA (Nov. 6- Dec. 7, 2008)
Awake and Sing! by Clifford Odets, directed by Fred Sullivan Jr. (Jan. 15-
Feb. 15, 2009)
Grace by Mick Gordon and A.C. Grayling, directed by TBA (Mar. 12-Apr. 12,
The Scarlet Letter by Phyllis Nagy, adapted from the novel by Nathaniel
Hawthorne, directed by TBA (May 7-June 7, 2009) Each performer will be allotted 5
minutes. Please come prepared with a monologue either from Shakespeare or
other classic or early modern text, as well as a copy of your headshot/resume.
For an appointment, please email Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella at
email@example.com. Email is preferred. If you do not have email, however, please call Tony at 401-723-4266. Callbacks for individual plays may be scheduled
as needed. About The Gamm Theatre: Founded in 1984 as Alias Stage, the
nonprofit Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre performs great works of the classic and
modern theater in an intimate setting that fosters the vital relationship
between author, actor and audience. As the cornerstone of The Arts Exchange at
the Pawtucket Armory, The Gamm seeks to engage and enrich the community through
affordable entertainment and educational programming. The Gamm is a member of
New England Area Theatre (NEAT), a bargaining unit of the Actors Equity
Association. The Gamm engages Equity members under an SPT/NEAT contract.
Call For Work: Fine Jewelry
…..Knight Gallery is looking for fine jewelry to add to our collection. Call
us @ 401-654-4747 for more info or email the gallery @
firstname.lastname@example.org_ (mailto:email@example.com) . Wanted: Your Unwanted Art Supplies, Fabrics, Beads – and such!
…..If you’re cleaning out your studio and sorting through art supplies you
no longer need – don’t throw them away! We’re always looking for donations
of items that can be used for arts and crafts by individuals with intellectual
and developmental disabilities. You may drop off your items at Flying
Shuttles at The Grant, 250 Main Street, Pawtucket or contact Linda Dvelis at
#724-7260 for more info.
Call for Entries – Open Juried Show: “Light” – June 22 through July 10,
…..open to all artists in New England. Work must have been completed within
the last three years and may not have been done in a class or under a teacher’
s suppervision. Original work only. Work may not have been accepted in any
previous Rhode Island Watercolor Society juried show. Watermedia only – no
diptychs or triptychs. Juror: Cynthia Baron, AWS. First prize: $150; Second
prize: $100; third prize: $75 plus honorable mentions. Hand delivered only –
entries may be delivered to Rhode Island Watercolor Society June 3-15 during
gallery hours (Tues.-Sat. 10-4pm; Sunday 1-5pm). For complete list of
requirements call or visit: Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Slater Memorial Park,
Armistice Blvd., Pawtucket, RI 02861 (401) 726-1876 or _www.riws.org_
CALL FOR ENTRIES – PAC Members’ Theme Exhibit: “`a la carte” – (it’s ALL
…..Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Gallery, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI;
Exhibit June 29 to August 30, 2008; Reception Thursday, July 10 5:30pm -
7:00pm. Open to all members. New members are accepted during the time of
delivery. All media accepted. Submission Dates: Friday, June 27 & Saturday, June 28st
11:00 to 2:00 PM. Drop off location: PAC Office, 260 Main Street, Pawtucket.
Submit actual artwork, no reproductions, no slides. This is a members’ show
only. Entry fee: $10 each. Limited to 2 submissions. Size limitation: no
larger than 48″ in any direction. The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Gallery is
located in a multi-purpose public building housing several offices including
The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, RI Parent Network, The Slater Mill
Gallery and Theatre, and several City of Pawtucket Offices. Over 100,000 people
pass through this building on an annual basis, which includes tours by young
students from local schools. Artwork submitted must be appropriate in content
for display in a public space. PAC reserves the right to refuse any work that
it finds to be inappropriate for this space. For more info, contact
401-724-2200 or visit _www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org_
Call for Artists – Pawtucket Arts Festival 2008 – Sept. 13/14, 2008
…..Now celebrating it’s 10th year – The Pawtucket Arts Festival is a
celebration of the arts in the City of Pawtucket. This growing festival highlights
artistic and cultural activities featured at various locations throughout
the City – with a kickoff concert at McCoy Stadium provided by our friends at
PawSox. Major advertising will done to promote our Festival – through radio,
TV commercials, highway billboards and local newspapers. We are inviting
artists to join us for our “Stone Soup Folk Fest/Arts Fest in Slater Park”
weekend, September 13/14 – which will be ‘topped off’ with the ending concert of
the season by the RI Philharmonic “Pops in the Park”. Rental for a 10′x10′
area in Slater Park is only $50.00, for the entire weekend, which includes 24hr.
security! This is a juried festival – only original, one of a kind items
will be permitted. Deadline for application is August 1. For complete
information visit www.pawtucketartsfestival.org “artist applications” – or call Diane Agostini, Pawtucket Arts Festival Coordinator at 401-724-5200 – M-F
Spaces at The Grant – Pawtucket
…..Space 7: ~200sf (20 x 10′), currently used as an Art Gallery space.
Split into two spaces, with gallery track lighting in the front section. Rear
section currently used a small art studio. Open walls (front wall does not go
all the way to the ceiling). Rent is $280 and it will be available starting
June 1st. Metered electric, AC/Heat & Internet access included.
Space 9: ~280sf (20 x 14′), currently a one-person design studio. Closet in
the back corner, about 6′ x 8′. Closed walls. Large picture windows let in
plenty of light from the main atrium. Rent is $280 with availability by June
15. Metered electric, AC/Heat & Internet access included.
Space B-2: ~360sf (20 x 18′), currently used for retail. Basement space with
full walls, but sadly, less natural light. Flexible lighting system, tiled
floor. Would make a great small store or private art studio. Rent is $290,
electric & internet included. Basement of building stays naturally cooler than
the rest of the building. Available immediately.
Space B-3: ~720sf (20 x 36′), currently used for storage. Larger raw space
in the basement with tiled floors and full walls. Great space suited for
studio type of application. Rent is $560, with electric and internet included.
The building’s larger amenities: open, collaborative atmosphere. Kafe on
site, large atrium-style windows on the first floor. A city parking garage is
next door, with public 2-hour parking on the 1st and 3rd floors, and permit
24-7 parking available for $10 a month from the City of Pawtucket on the 2nd
floor. For designers, we have a number of other designers on site for whom you
can share resources or just have someone to complain about clients with. Web
designers have offices here, as well as industrial, print, and architectural
if you need to collaborate on a larger project. There is a silkscreen
printing studio in the basement that does great poster and apparel printing and
If someone wants to do retail, we’ll talk about it. Retail is a very tough
market, and we want to be sure that the idea will have some legs. Get in touch
if you think you have a solid idea. Need more info? – contact J. Hogue,
Highchair designhaus, Design for Print > Web > Identity > Type, 250 Main Street,
Ste. 6, Pawtucket, RI 02860 – 401.312.0415 _http://www.highchairdesign.com_
(http://www.highchairdesign.com/) or visit:
theGrantAt250.com- Collaborative Office Space
For Sale – House in Pawtucket with studio and In-Law Apartment
…..A great house for a great price!
Incredible townhouse loft unit for sale – Pawtucket
…..2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, entrance foyer, stainless steel appliances,
maple cabinets, multiple walk-in closets, mini barroom, separate laundry room.
This loft is located in the Pawtucket Arts District allowing the resident to
produce art and realize specific tax benefits: designated as an Artist
Tax-Free Zone (sales & state income tax exempt). Lower floor can also be used as an
artist studio or gallery space. 2 deeded parking spots. Seeing as how it is
located within the Pawtucket Arts District and comes with a lot of unique
benefits: it is deeded with specific tax benefits for artists (including
exemption on all sales tax and income tax on works created), and includes the ability
to utilize the ground floor as artist retail space (this is included as
part of the condo deed). You could easily work from home and sell right from
your own gallery. Also, the property is taxed at a lower residential rate, NOT a
commercial tax rate as it is considered work/live space (meaning that you
would save even more). It’s a great unit with a wonderful set-up! Full details
and photos here: _http://tinyurl.com/264xvx_ (http://tinyurl.com/264xvx) .
This is a great loft with a wonderful set up. Priced at $374,900. For full
details and to arrange a viewing, call John Risica at tel. 401-439-3634.
Work Shop Space and Offices for RENT – Cross, Clay and Dexter Street Block
…..Old Brick Mill Building (Hemphill Co.)on the Pawtucket/Central Falls
Line at 125-135 Clay Street and 174 Cross Street, Central Falls. Fully furnished
offices with Heat and Electric included from $190 per month. Internet
available. Plenty of parking. Studios, work spaces, and storage available on Ground
Floor, First Floor, Second Floor and Third Floor. Great light, great ceiling
height, tall windows, freight elevator, hardwood floors, loading docks,
parking, mailboxes, Internet/cable, skylights, etc.. Heat and Electric included.
500 square feet to 5,500 square feet; $250 to $1,900 per month. Easy to wall
off spaces. Stop/drive by for a look. Join 20 plus artists and corporations
who are current tenants. Excellent location, safe. CALL Jerauld Adams.
401-573-7062 (cell) 401-722-9634 (office)
Pawtucket Studio to Share
…..artist looking to share an existing studio – 1,000 sq. ft. – great
light, secure building, parking. $250/mo. includes utilities. Call #726-5888 for
Pawtucket Studio to Share
…..”I have some extra space in my studio that I no longer need….Looking for
a studio/mate that is willing to share some space”…..$250/mo. Includes
utilities – easy on/off 95 …..email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Terrific Studio space for sale!
…..Nearly 4000 sf, conveniently located in downtown Pawtucket with ready
access to I 95 or the Attleboro Commuter Rail stop. It’s for you to complete as
you wish; important work is already done. Gas, electric (400) and water are
all to the building. Fire alarm system is done. Roof is new. Three studios to
rent separately by you, or to use as different project spaces, are framed
out. Huge skylights in the main space, overhead door, concrete floor, dry
partial storage basement. Could become live/work with a zoning variance (has been
done next door). East and West windows, as well as skylights. Located in the
Pawtucket “Arts and Entertainment” district, with opportunity to file for
state tax exemptions for the work you sell there. Would also be perfect for a
small construction or other business. $295,000. Call Linda at Places and Spaces
Realty, 401 727 4700, to arrange a visit.
Live/In Artists Lofts: Leasing Now Available
…..1,000 sq. ft / 1,400 sq. ft; Call Paul Audette for details – 529-0616
722-5300; ½ miles from downtown Pawtucket, RI.
Volunteers Wanted – Become A Part Of Slater Mill!
…..We are accepting applications for volunteers to help us with our events
and programs. If you or someone you know would be interested in volunteering
please let us know. For more information contact Francine at 401.725.8638 x105
or email to email@example.com_ (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org) .
The Zero Fret is Rhode Island’s newest fine-fretted instrument retailer
….. The Zero fret specializes in new and used quality instruments. Every
instrument that we sell will have a full set up to a particular player’s style
or requirement. The only distributor of the Eastman Masterbuilt El-Rey line.
These guitars will be made to order using custom appointments on the current
line of Otto designed ER-guitars. Visit www.gbase.com for inventory. Otto D’Ambrosio and Mike Tanaka @ The Zero Fret. This by appointment only store will
coexist with D’Ambrosio Guitars at 601 Mineral Springs Ave. 3rd floor
Pawtucket RI 02860. For the time being to arrange an appointment call Otto @
New audio release: Charity 2008 Datebook + Wish CD
…..designed by PAC member, Jennifer Rolfsema. To benefit St. Mary’s Home for
Children (No. Providence, RI) and the William Etienne Memorial Scholarship
(DE). The CD features 12 original tracks, by independent local musicians from
RI, MA, NY, VT and PA with a 2008 calendar insert in the cover with photos of
the artists. Listen to rock, classical, 80′s, alt latin and voice. Includes
a track by the Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket and also Pawtucket violinist
Pat Rolfsema. Available online at: _http://www.cdbaby.com/charity2008_
(http://www.cdbaby.com/charity2008) (you can listen to a preview of the tracks on
this site). Available on shelves in Rhode Island at: Spectrum India-
www.spectrumindia.com 252 Thayer St. Providence, RI 02906 (401) 421-1010; What Cheer Antiques- 7 South Angell St. Providence, RI 02906-5206, Wayland Square, (401)
861-4244; Blossoms Design Boutique- www.myfsn.com 160 Smithfield Ave Pawtucket, RI 02860 (401) 724-2123; Monte’s Roadside Mkt & Produce- 113 Power Road,
Pawtucket, RI (401) 305-3688. CreativeChica- graphic design & fine art- will
mail or deliver to any RI or surrounding area. For more info, call (401)
323-2452 . Coming soon to Newbury Comics music stores!
Out of This World Custom Artwork at Down To Earth Prices!!
…..custom artwork for homes, businesses, schools and organizations. Murals,
signs and more – large and small scale. Club Neoplsi – full design studio.
Visit _www.clubneopolsi.net_ (http://www.clubneopolsi.net/) or contact Brent
Bachelder at 401-467-5277 or email@example.com_ (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org) .
Baptized in Formaldehyde – A New Novel by Don Hammontree
….. I have just self-published my first novel! It’s called “Baptized in
Formaldehyde” . I’ve got a whole lot of info about it, including promo videos,
purchase info, etc. at a Web site, which I will spell out for you here:
(http://www.myspace.com/baptizedinformaldehyde) The book’s on sale on Amazon, so feel free to look it up and buy plenty
of copies for family and friends! It’s never too early to get a start on
Christmas shopping! You can also buy it straight from me (which is preferred,
because Amazon takes a pretty good cut of the sale) by mailing a check (made
out to Don Hammontree) of $12.99 to: Don Hammontree, P.O. Box 532, Fall
River, MA 02722. Hope all is well with you! Keep in touch!
Join the Cause – Support Advocacy for the Arts!
….since 1999, Rhode Island Citizens for the Arts has been working actively
to help protect and advance funding and other benefits for artists and arts
organizations in Rhode Island. Consider becoming a member! For more info, visit
_www.ri4arts.org_ (http://www.ri4arts.org/) .
Great Theatre in Pawtucket – visit the Gamm!
…172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket….or visit www.gammtheatre.org for a complete listing of events and opportunities! Call 401-723-4266 for more info.
The Woodlawn CDC and Community Center
…..located at 210 West Ave. in Pawtucket, is interested in sharing their
large, well-lit community space with local artists to display their hanging
works. The relationship between artist and community center can be arranged
depending on artist preference and include such options as a long-term solo show
with 0% commission applied to sold works, or a tax-deductible donation and
free advertising. The Woodlawn CDC is dedicated to improving the economic and
social well-being of Pawtucket’s low income residents. By adding beauty to the
Community Center, local artists can help us in our mission through their
creative talents. Artists are welcome to hang works! – contact Darcy at 475-7632
or email@example.com to learn more.
Art classes for all ages…..!
Fourteenth Annual Block Island Workshops – East Side Art Center
…..Monday, September 15 to Monday, September 22 and Monday, September 22 to
Monday, September 29, 2008. These popular September workshops are always a
fantastic and rewarding time, so bring whatever media you’re familiar with and
can use outdoors. The Island will be our classroom and we’ll be drawing and
painting Rhode Island’s beautiful, natural wonder at different locations
each day. While the workshop is five days, your stay is for seven days,
arriving on Monday afternoon and leaving the following Monday morning. You will
have time to wind down, relax and enjoy the island after the workshop. Five
days, twenty hours of instruction – $350; Single and double rooms available
$595-$695. For more info, visit _www.eastsideartcenter.com_
(http://www.eastsideartcenter.com/) or call (401) 331-2021. Applications must be received by
The New School of Classical Art
……open for individual projects such as portrait, still life, or cast
drawing and painting. This is an opportunity for artists who may not have the time
during the school year or don’t feel the need to join a full time program to
receive specialized, individual instruction on what it is they feel they need
to concentrate on. The studio is open Monday thru Friday, 10am to 4pm. More
information on the web site www.danalevin.com Please call or email for more information or to sign up. 545 Pawtucket Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02861;
Dew Claw Studios – Rhode Island’s Clay Art Center
…..located at 545 Pawtucket Avenue – Suite 106, Pawtucket. Sign up for
spring classes! Handbuilding I, Open Studio, Pitchers & Goblets, Wheel 1, Tea
Sets, “Bring out the Animal in You” workshop, Raku One Day Workshop and more!
Call #312-0540 or www.dewclawstudios.com for more info details and special internet discounts!
Fire & Ice Studio – 545 Pawtucket Avenue
…..Suite 113 – offers private and group work – shops at the studio to
create a permanent work of art. “Family Hands” is a fun day in an art glass
studio. Learn the process used in this type of art glass while creating a
beautiful and unique family heirloom. Create a great gift for weddings, special
anniversaries, mother’s day, father’s day or a very special Valentine. The fun and
creativity involved really make the project unforgettable. Private
Workshops, Group Workshops and School Group Workshops available. Please contact
Deborah at Fire & Ice Studio for more info about rates, reservations and pricing.
#383-8691; firstname.lastname@example.org or fireiceglass.com. The Rhode Island Watercolor Society
…..is offering a six-week workshop in Life Drawing and Painting. The six
week class runs on Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9 pm at the Watercolor Society
in Slater Park. The fee for the six weeks is $60.00 for non-members and
$50.00 for members. Drop in sessions run $10.00 for the evening. There is some
instruction if requested. Contact RI Watercolor Society, Slater Park, Pawtucket
at #726-1876 or riws.org for more info.
…..free introductory class every Friday – 7:30-8:30 followed by the weekly
tango dance ($10)…new beginner series every month.. no partner necessary
or experience necessary. 99 South Bend St., Pawtucket, RI (one block north of
McCoy Stadium) 401-728-9393….directions, schedules, and lots more
information on our website! www.providencetango.com Gamm Studio – 172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket
…. please visit our home page for the link: gammtheatre.org for an
extensive list of class offerings.