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Check out Your Local EG Art Festival Featured Artists!

12 Aug

 

Chinawear by Karen J     Hiroko Art

Karen, , owner of “Chinawear by Karen J”, handcrafts beautiful and unique jewelry and belt buckles from fun and fine china.  Each pierce is carefully planned, cut, ground and turned into beautiful pieces of jewelry from dinner plates!

               Karen pulls her inspiration from her love of fine china from England and collecting tea pots and tea cups for many years.
Custom orders are even available from your own dinner plates! – makes a great heirloom piece of jewelry from Grandmother or Mother’s old plate 🙂
Make sure to check out Karen at the East Greenwich Art Festival on September 1st and 2nd at the New England Tech Campus!
Hiroko Shikashio of Hiroko Art  uses color as the key element in her abstract watercolors and collages. She is moved by scenes and simple objects surrounding her and seeks to assimilate and transform her works into colorful imagery.
The backbone to her art life derives from the fact that her father was once a famous artist in Japan. His influence of loving what he does has driven Hiroko to make beautiful works of art.
While Hiroko began as a watercolorist, she soon began to expand her media, moving into acrylics, oil sticks and then to collage. She is extremely passionate about world traveling and naturally takes photos wherever she goes – this became serious media for expression in her recent years.
People ask me which media do you enjoy most, then I must say, I love all of it. I rotate expressing creativity in all media.
Visit Hiroko online today and make sure to come support her and your other local artists at the East Greenwich Art Festival coming up just next month! – You won’t want to miss out!
Big thanks to our fabulous sponsor!
And make sure you are keeping on your radar…
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BIG Thanks!

10 Jun

BIG Thanks to all of our lovely local art supporters for coming out to the Garden City Center Art Festival this weekend!

And of course, to our fantastic local artists, entertainers, food vendors

and sponsors:

Webster Bank, Whole Foods Market, Garden City CenterRI Monthly, RI Natural Awakenings, Aim High Academy, B101, Coast 93.3, Smashing Photobooth, Robyn Ivy Photography, Roger Williams State Park Zoo, yelp!Cardi’s Furniture and Project Undercover!

Couldn’t make it to this wonderful event?

Have no fear…

COMING SOON…

The Wait is Over!

8 Jun

The big event is finally here!
Come out TOMORROW to the Garden City Center in Cranston, Rhode Island for the second annual Garden City Center Art Festival, presented by Festival Fete

Come out for beautiful local art work

Live ENTERTAINMENT…

By The Toe Jam Band

And The Big Nazo

Local EATS…

La Creperie

Dirty Vegan Foods

Burger Shack

AND MORE!

You don’t want to miss out on this wonderful fun-filled, family friendly, local art event!

Come out tomorrow, June 9th & Sunday, June 10th to celebrate the arts with Festival Fete!

Big thanks to our presenting sponsor!

What’s in Store At the Garden City Center Art Festival?

1 Jun

It’s just around the corner…

The Garden City Center Art Festival will be held on June 9th & 10th at the Garden City Center in Cranston, Rhode Island

We’ve been showing you TONS of local artwork

SO, what else is in store for you?…

GREAT Eats…

La Creperie Providence

The Burger Shack

Dirty Vegan Food

AND More…

FABULOUS Entertainment…

The Big Nazo

The Toe Jam Band

And tons more!…

You’ll have to see it to believe it!

Come join Festival Fete and celebrate the second annual Garden City Center Art Festival on June 9th & 10th!

See you there!

Big thanks…

It’s Almost That Time of Year…Support GCC Art Festival Artists!

30 May

Kewt by Keelia Kentor    Heart2Heart Design by Kyle Kochiss

The Garden City Center Art Festival is right around the corner! This great art happening will be held this June 9th & 10th at the Garden City Center  in Cranston, Rhode Island. Bring the entire family for a day filled with merriment, wonderful local art work, live entertainment, food, drink, and MORE!

Live entertainment by The Toe Jam Band & The Big Nazo!

“Like” Festival Fete on Facebook to receive important updates regarding our upcoming art festivals!

COMING SOON…

The East Greenwich Art Festival

Happening September 1st & 2nd at the new NE Tech Campus located on Division Road in East Greenwich

You won’t want to miss this!

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

New England Art Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend!

26 May

Hey Art Lovers,

Check out what’s going on this Memorial Day Weekend at the deCordova Museum & Sculpture Park:

Gary Webb

This British sculptor is hosting his first ever exhibition in the United States. Known for his use of “myriad materials including steel, aluminum, glass, mirror, plastic, brass, wood, brick, spray paint, fabrics, and assorted found objects.”

“Webb creates enigmatic objects that play games with the tradition of Modernist abstraction while commenting on twenty-first century consumer culture” (deCordova.org).

Read more about Gary Webb today and see how you can plan your visit to the deCordova exhibition!

Jedediah Caesar

Have a passion for sculpture? Check out Los Angeles Native, Jedediah Caesar’s exhibition at the deCordova this Memorial Day Weekend…

Caesar’s works are created from “congealed materials that speak to process, temporality, and location in contemporary art.”

What is truly unique about Caesar’s art work is the fact that he constructs his works from various found objects.

Read more about the Jedediah Caesar exhibition today

Second Nature: Abstract Photography Then and Now

This exhibition offers a new perspective on abstract photography. Unlike many art forms, this exhibition “challenges our popular view of photography as an objective image of reality by reasserting its constructed nature” (decordova.org).

These are only several of the many fascinating exhibitions happening at the deCordova Museum & Sculpture Park.

Read up on other current exhibitions and plan your trip today!

We are looking forward to seeing you in just a couple short weeks at the Garden City Center Art Festival at the Garden City Center in Cranston, Rhode Island!

And of course, none of Festival Fete’s Art Happenings would be possible without our wonderful sponsors!

Here’s Your Chance, Support Local Art!

24 May

It’s A Dog’s Life Bakery     PhotoJOY

It’s just around the corner! Don’t miss out this June 9th & 10th, Festival Fete will be at the Garden City Center  with tons of fabulous local artists for the 2nd annual Garden City Center Art Festival!

Come join us for days full of beautiful local art work, entertainment, food, free kids activities and MORE!

Live entertainment by The Toe Jam Band & The Big Nazo!

“Like” Festival Fete on Facebook to receive important updates regarding our upcoming art festivals!

Unable to make it in June? Have no fear…

The East Greenwich Art Festival

Will be there!

Happening September 1st & 2nd at the new NE Tech Campus located on Division Road in East Greenwich

You won’t want to miss this!

HUGE THANKS!