Fellowship exhibition honors 25 of state’s finest artists
The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery has announced the opening of the 2015 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, an annual event that showcases works by Rhode Island artists who have been recognized by the state for their artistic excellence. This year, the recent creative achievements of 25 artists will be honored in the program’s 11th exhibition.
The exhibit will be on display in the gallery from Feb. 13 through March 6. Several special events are planned, including:
- Opening reception – 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13
- Fellowship writers’ night – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26
- Artists’ talk and closing reception – 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 6
“The fellowship exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to experience the work of the artists selected as Rhode Island’s 2015 RISCA fellows,” said Cristina DiChiera, director of artists programs for the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. “These artists were selected through a rigorous review process and they represent some of the finest creative talent our state has to offer.”
The gallery is handicap accessible with parking along Lawrence and Leroy avenues. Its exhibits are open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The gallery is closed on Mondays.