Newly created exhibition space located at the Block Island Airport, New Shoreham, RI, seeks work for presentation in 2012-2013. This partnership between the RI State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) promotes outstanding work by artists living and working in Rhode Island. Despite its diminutive size, the BI Airport is one of the busiest in RI. The space will present art to a wide ranging audience of local, national and international visitors. It will exhibit three group shows in a twelve month cycle during 2012-2013.
Work in all media will be considered. The exhibition space includes several walls and open spaces which are well suited to small and medium scale works.
Eligibility: All participating artists must be RI residents. Preference may be given to Block Island artists. No students please.
Deadline: November 7, 2012
Selection: Artists will be selected by a panel which will include practicing artists, photographers, architects & landscape architects.
Stipend: Selected artists will receive a $100 stipend.
To apply, email either of the following to email@example.com:
a) a link to an up-to-date web site that includes images with captions (title, year, media, size), a current cv and artist’s
b) a link to a Flickr page with 10 images with captions (title, year, media, size) and attach to the email a current cv and artist’s statement
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts is a state agency supported by appropriations from the Rhode Island General Assembly and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. RISCA provides grants, technical assistance and staff support to arts organizations and artists, schools, community centers, social service organizations and local governments to bring the arts into the lives of Rhode Islanders.
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation operates Block Island Airport and is a supporter of the arts in Rhode Island.