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Alta Luna unveils new show in Bristol

Alta Luna unveils new show in Bristol

Alta Luna Gallery presents the work of featured artists Linda DiFrenna and John Irwin, from August 20 through September 20, with always extraordinary local and regional fine art & crafts in all media. Public ART Night opening on Thursday, August 29 from 6-9 p.m. Above, John Irwin’s “Westport Point.” WHERE: Alta Luna Gallery, 297 Hope Street, 2nd floor, Bristol WHEN: 6-9 p.m;


Opening reception: “Shades of Yellow” in Bristol

Featuring three represented artists: Sue Prideaux (oil, watercolor, & Mono-type); Tatiana Roulin (oil & pastel); and Ann Rozhon (oil & sculpture), whose sculpture “Dreams of Italy” is shown above. Enjoy live music and light refreshments; the exhibit will run through August 30. WHERE: Hope Gallery, 435/437 Hope St., Bristol WHEN: 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, August 10


‘Summer Light’ at the Donovan Gallery

“Summer Light”, new works by Jeanne Tangney and Deborah Quinn-Munson (including “Blue & Gold”, shown) will open this Sunday at the Donovan Gallery in Tiverton. Deborah Quinn-Munson looks to the sea and shore as inspiration for her oil and pastel paintings. Her work is known for its strong composition and energetic paint application combined with


Local artists opening at DeBlois Gallery

DeBlois Gallery invites the public to attend an opening reception to meet Rita Rogers and Rodie Seigler, two talented local artists, and to view their work. Rita Rogers describes her paintings as “non-narrative art”, aimed at evoking or communicating a feeling in the viewer. Her masterful use of color, texture, space and movement are evident


‘Summertime, Bristol & the Bay’

This exhibit at Bristol’s Alta Luna Gallery, featuring images of the local waterfront including Kristin Stashenko’s acrylic on canvas “Bay Walk” (right), will kick off on Art Night with live music by Able Thought. WHERE: Alta Luna Gallery, 297 Hope Street, 2nd floor, Bristol WHEN: 6-9 p.m.; Thursday, July 25 COST: Free MORE INFO: 401/688-0396;


Summer Art Show

The 15th Annual juried Little Compton Summer Art Show will be held at the Community Center on the Commons this weekend. Opening night is Friday, with a patron preview party starting at 5 p.m. and general admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This popular community event and wonderful addition to the Southcoast artist tour continues with


New Open Art Studio in Westport

The Art Workshop, studio of Westport artist Christina Glaser, opens its doors, beginning this Sunday. The artist invites the public to come and view her creative process: painting landscapes, florals, still lifes, or maybe something more off-beat, such as sea monsters, flying fruit, or iguanas! The studio will be open Thursday thru Sunday afternoons and


‘Heroes & Villains’ opening reception

“Everyone loves a hero” as the saying goes. The opening reception for this juried event inspired by heroes & villains, hope & heroism will be held this Saturday. Artists have entered this show to exhibit the genre of fictional, non-fictional people, events, comic book and action adventure art. Selling original, unique, eclectic, and affordable drawings, paintings, sculpture, illustrations, photography, and blown


‘Girls Gone Wild’ opening reception

You are invited to let your imagination run wild as DeBlois Gallery hosts an exhibit featuring the work of Susan Medyn (Ink & Watercolor), Gloria Merchant (3-D Construction) and Trish Elwood O’Day (Photography) during the month of July. Their show, appropriately entitled “Girls Gone Wild”, runs from July 6 through July 28. For this exhibit,


Reflections at the Donovan Gallery in Tiverton

“Reflections”, new works by Tom Deininger and Bill Chisholm, will open July 3 at the Donovan Gallery. Tom Deininger is an award winning artist whose work is collected internationally, best known for his “junk art”…. amazing collages and assemblages of found items crafted into recognizable images. Bill Chisholm’s works include remarkable photorealistic oil paintings of