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What's Happening for Spring 2011...



Galleries Containing Work from Falculty and Staff

List of Events and Exhibitions.


Wednesday April 25

11am to 3pm

Department of Art and Art History Lobby

Over 300 books ar bargain prices!


All proceeds benifit the Department of Art and Art History Endowment Funds


Drop off days:

Tuesday April 10th, 12 to 4

Wednesday April 11th, 10 to 2

Exhibition Monday, April 16th, 2pm

Guest Juror: Jean-Francios Allaux

New York City Buss Trip

Saturday, March 24th


The Art Department will be taking a bus trip to New York city. The bus will leave the Fine Arts Center parking lot at 7:00am and will leave New York City at 7:00pm.

The cost is only $20.00 with URI ID, $30 without (Cash only pleace).

Sign up in the Art Department Office (F205) between 8:30 and noon, or 1:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday.

Dragon Design Contest


Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Compete against other students/teams in creating a dragon of ANY medium!

Prize: $300

The dragons will be voted on by students, faculty, and staff during the Big International Event.


To participate in the competition, pleace contact:

Vicka Ritter

Marking Assistan

Office of International Education

37 Lower College Road

The Bannister Society


Recent work

Main Gallery Fine Art Center
University of Rhode Island Kingston, Rhode Island

March 5- April 7, 2012

Gallery hours: Monday to Saturday, 12-4

Sponsored by the Department of Art & Art History

Architecture and Ritual

In the north cour of the Erechtheion

Prof. Mary Hollinshead


Brown Bag Lunch

Monday,March 5th 12:30 PM

Room A202


Leah Del Giudice is the winner of the First Annual Student Visual Arts Sea Grant Award. She received the award for her series of glass marine animals.

This image is Sea Anemone.

Nick McKnight, Chelsea Fredrikson and Dylan Butler received runner-up awards.

RI Visual Arts Sea Grant

The RI Sea Grant program supports the efforts of visual artists whose work relates to the marine environment. Please look at the Department website to see examples of artists who have won the award since 1988.

The grants,up to $3000, are awarded annually. Winners will be notified by September 2012

1. Submit a maximum of 10 works on a Mac compadible CD.

  • Digital entries should be saved in RBG color mode, JPEG format and be able to be open on a Mac.
  • No Powerpoints or Automated Slides Show
  • Images should be sent on 1 CD (No work on DVD)
  • Reccomended image size: 1024 pixels on longest side.
  • Include a list of your images.
  • If possible, save the file name as "Artists initials/image number/brief title"
  • CD prefered, but 35mm slides accepted. One or the other, no mixing.

2. A Current resume

3. Explain how it relates to the marine environment, outline of the proposal and the relationship of the proposal to previous work.

4. Include your name, year of graduation, email and phone number.

5. A self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of slides and materials and a self-adressed, stamped postcard to ackknowledge receipt and processing,

Deadline May 25, 2011.

Click here to see what everyone was up to during Fall 2011!

event photos

Check out photos from our past events in our A&AH Archives section!

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