Skip to main content
Department of Art and Art History banner

What's Happening for Spring 2011...



Galleries Containing Work from Falculty and Staff

List of Events and Exhibitions.

Announcing the First Annual Student Award
Funded by the RI Visual Arts Sea Grant

The Department of Art and Art History administers a grant funded by the RI Sea Grant program. It 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.

This year for the first time we are awarding a student artist an award of $500.

1. Submit 1-5 works to the following email:
2. Write a description of your work.
3. Explain how it relates to the marine environment.
4. Include your name, year of graduation, email and phone number.

Deadline December 25, 2011.

The award will be announced by the beginning of Spring 2012 semester.


December 4th- December 24th

AS220 Main Gallery

No Banks: New Paintings by Nick Mcknight & Caral Dimitri

Open Window: New Paitnings by Nixon Leger

Youth Gallery: New work from the AS220 Youth Studio

AS220 Project Space

RED, YLW, GRN: New work by Li Jun Lai

Artist talk December 15th at



Carlotti Award Winners

Hannah Mullaney (3rd place), Amy Wolfe (1st place),

Vice President Robert Weygand, and Shannon Meehan (2nd place)

Networks Networks Networks

Spend Two Evenings with artists!

Wednesday Oct 26 & Tuesday Nov. 1, 7pm, Main Gallery.

Special screenings from the famous Networks interview videos including rtits from the University of Rhode Island & Art history Departments and a selection of others who have been part of this on going, multi-year project.

Carlotti Exhibition Opening Reception

Fall 2011

Tuesday November 1st at 3pm

Awards and Refreshments

Taleen Batalian


Encaustics Revealed

November 16-December 10, 2011

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

Sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History

Carlotti Exhibition Fall 2011

Work is being accepted NOW through October 6.

Please submit your drawings, prints, paintings, collages, photographs or small sculpture to the designated shelf in the painting studio, A101. Leave your name & contact information on the back of the work. Accepted work will need to be framed by October 17.

Spring 2010 award winners with Robert Weygand

3 Awards of Utrecht gift certificates will be given at the opening reception on October 27.

The Department of Art and Art History announces the recipients of the 2010 Visual Arts Sea Grant. This year the award has been given to two artists, Marguerite White of Newton, MA and Mary Giehl of Syracuse, NY.

Marguerite White is producing an artists book documenting her interactive installation Cargo, which will be on view on Nantucket in the fall of 2011.


Mary Giehls project involves investigating and replicating microscopic descriptions of algae using fiber


Further Information can be read HERE



Cash Award of $500

Original art is being solicited from the URI student community for President David Dooley and Lynn Baker-Dooleys Holiday Card. Each year the President of the University sends a holiday card to a select mailing list. The winner will have a copy of their work sent to thousands of leaders in various professions in RI and elsewhere. An online animated version will also be produced. Winifred Brownell, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will pick a second place winner.


Work in any medium accepted. Do not design a card. URI Publications will design the card with the award winning art.
Digital images must be a minimum of 300 dpi and can be sent to:


Deadline: Thursday October 6th, 4pm, Notification by October 20th


Please include the following information with your submission:

Name, College/Majors, Year of graduation, Address, Email, Phone

Questions?: email to





by ERNEST SILVA                          

September 12, 2011 to October 6, 2011   

Monday - Thursday 9AM TO 5PM

In the URI project space,

Located in the Fine Art buidling.



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

event photos

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

See photos from: