NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley Seeks Artwork

NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley is looking for local artists to participate in their rotating gallery on display at 40 South Main in Woonsocket, RI. This is a small display of local artists curated by the organization and on sale during the length of the exhibit.

NWBRV is currently looking for artists to participate in their next display titled “Blackstone Valley- Then and Now”. Only photographs are being considered. No other mediums of art for this gallery that will be on display through September, 2017.

If you are interested in having your photographs on display and for sale during gallery duration, please submit samples of your work online here.

All forms of art will be considered for future galleries; so all submissions will be accepted. Deadline for submission of Blackstone Valley photography is July 20, 2017. Participants will be notified by July 25, 2017. Opening celebration will be on August 10th at 6:30pm at 40 South Main Street, Woonsocket.

For more information, you can email Tamara Burman at If you are interested in seeing the current works of art being displayed, visit it during our open hours during Saturdays 12-4pm.



The gallery space at the Block Island Airport is accepting art submissions for their 2018 exhibitions.  The gallery program is a partnership between RISCA and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, to promote outstanding work by artists living and working in Rhode Island.  The gallery at the Block Island Airport will present art to an ever-changing audience of local, national and international travelers.

Works in all media will be considered.  Note that the Block Island Airport Gallery is best suited to moderately-sized works.  The Block Island Airport presents four artists per year in solo exhibitions. Artists included in the 2018 exhibitions will receive a $100 stipend for participating in the program. Continue reading

Call For Poetry At URI’s Beaupre Center For Chemical & Forensic Sciences


The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the University of Rhode Island are pleased to announce the opening of an interactive public artwork by internationally known artist Erwin Redl at the Beaupre Center For Chemical and Forensic Sciences, 140 Flagg Road, Kingston, Rhode Island on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm. The public is invited to attend.

Unable to attend the opening? Participate anytime by submitting poetry online as part of the artwork: Redl requests that you create poems exclusively using the symbols of the periodic table. If selected, your poem will stream across the installation at URI and online via webcams.

An example might read as follows:

Mow basic barge (using the periodic table symbol combinations: “MoW BaSiC BArGe”)

Tivo pal clones foxes (symbol combinations: “TiVO Pal ClONeS FOXeS”)

Close singe. (symbol combinations: “CLOse SInGe”)

Everyone is welcome to submit poems All works must be original to the person submitting the entry, no copies of other artworks or published works.

You will be notified when your submission is received and again if it is accepted.

This is a rolling submission process run by the RI State Council On the Arts.

There is no entry fee.

The Department of Chemistry offers Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and in Chemistry and Forensic Chemistry, a Master of Science in Chemistry and a Ph. D. In Chemistry. The University of Rhode Island, commonly referred to as URI, is the principal public research as well as the land grant and sea grant university for the State of Rhode Island.

Established in 1967, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is charged by the state legislature to stimulate public interest and participation in the arts and to serve as the liaison to the state arts community.

Poems submitted to GeNeSiS are not subject to copyright law. This call is open to all people age 18 and over.  Applications may be submitted individually or in collaboration with others. The selection panel will not discriminate against any applicant based on age, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or physical challenges.

About the artist:

Erwin Redl’s work is informed by his combination of conceptual-structural thinking and profound craftsmanship both in electronic and traditional media. With a BA in Music Composition from the University of Vienna, Austria and an MFA in Computer Art from the School of Visuals Arts in New York he has expanded his practice beyond the traditional Fine Art context. For more information please visit

Questions? Email Elizabeth Keithline, RI State Council On the Arts,








2017 Art Providence Holiday Sale Seeking Submissions

art providence holiday sale

ArtSmart Productions announces the first year of the Art Providence Holiday Sale, December 9 & 10 at the Rhode Island Convention Center.

APPLICATION DEADLINES: May 23, 2017; late application deadline: May 30, 2017


Presented by Rhode Island-based ArtSmart Productions, Art Providence Holiday Sale 2017 has been created to (a) replace the Rhode Island School of Design’s holiday show after its successful 20-year run, (b) open the show to other talented US-based artists and artisans and (c) become one of the premiere arts and crafts events in New England. Continue reading

Spectrum Gallery’s Summer Festival Seeks Submissions

Arts Center Killingworth and Spectrum Gallery announce a Call for Representational and Abstract Painters, Sculptors, Illustrators, Photographers, Original Printmakers, Fabric Artists, Glass and Wood Artisans, Jewelry Designers and Crafters for the 2017 Essex Town Green Outdoor Summer Arts Festival. Open to visual artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, pencil and charcoal, paper, mixed media, fabric, glass, wood, stone and clay.

Ways to Participate:

1) Exhibit at the two-day Outdoor Summer Arts Festival on the Essex Town Green, Essex, Connecticut. Demonstrate, discuss and sell your artwork. Participation required both days of Festival.

2) Submit work for consideration in the 6-week Spectrum Gallery Group Show at the Center’s Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT. Only Outdoor Arts Festival participants are eligible to exhibit in the Spectrum Show.

For more information, click here.