Tag Archives: art world

Get Inspired

31 Mar

Recently, a number of leading foundations including Ford, Rockefeller, Prudential and Rasmuson have taken a stand in the fight to support the art world. In September of 2005, these foundations founded United States Artists, spawning the creation of USA Projects, “a creative community that connects people with artists and helps them to make tax-deductible contributions to projects in the performing, visual, media and literary arts.”

Sue McNally plays a vital role with her contribution to the USA Projects. Her individual project, This Land is My Land, has been extremely successful. For over 20 years, Sue has been traveling throughout the United States, creating large scale paintings of various American landscapes, capturing small towns, remote areas and even big cities.

 “I feel most comfortable in the quiet of the wilderness and have a deep admiration for nature, its strength and its beauty; my work is inspired by the land and the introspection that accompanies me when spending time in nature.”-Sue McNally

Get involved today. Read more about United States Artists and in particular, Sue’s USA Project, This Land is My Land today

Looking forward to seeing you at the Garden City Center Art Festival on June 9th & 10th in Cranston, Rhode Island!

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Do Your Part, Support Local Art!

28 Mar

Samantha Pidel     Ellen Sullivan

Love what you see? Come out to the Garden City Center Art Festival on June 9th & 10th at the Garden City Center in Cranston, Rhode Island to see Samantha Pidel, Ellen Sullivan and tons of other fabulous artists’ work in person!

Join us for beautiful local art work, free kids activities and live entertainment by The Toe Jam Band & The Big Nazo!

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In other exciting news…

Make sure to put the East Greenwich Art Festival on your radar, happening September 1st & 2nd at the new NE Tech Campus located on Division Road in East Greenwich

We would love to take this opportunity to thank our wonderful sponsors!

Art Happenings

25 Mar

Looking for an activity to stimulate your mind?

You will be blown away by the New Museum‘s current exhibition, The Ungovernables

This New Museum Triennial contains over 50 participants, all “born between the mid-1970s and mid-1980s, many of whom have never before exhibited in the US” (newmuseum.org).

This is only the 2nd triennial at the New Museum

This exhibition “acknowledges the impossibility of fully representing a generation in formation and instead embraces the energy of that generation’s urgencies” (newmuseum.org).

The artwork in this particular exhibition displays controversial themes including “military dictatorships, the emergence of integrated world capitalism, regional and global economic crises, the rise of fundamentalism, and international interventions as well as failures to intervene”, making the exhibition truly unique (newmuseum.org).

 “The Ungovernables,” then, “is about rejecting incorporation and monetization, recognizing heat, transforming potential, and offering possibilities while maintaining self-awareness, humility, and humor” (newmuseum.org).

Read More About ‘The Ungovernables’ today and plan your trip to NYC to see this one-of-a-kind exhibition in person.

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