West Bay Open Studio reception is Sept. 11 at Warwick Museum of Art


The artists of West Bay Open Studio (WBOS) invite the public to the opening reception: “Taste of the Tour” on Sept. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at the Warwick Museum of Art in Apponaug.

The exhibit includes oil paintings, pastel, watercolor, calligraphy, sculpture, pottery, photography, tapestry, stained glass, fused glass, hand-painted silk scarves, jewelry, and mixed media.

Participating Warwick artists are: Carole Berren, Lorraine Bromley, Carol Shelton, and Sharon D. Eisman. North Kingstown artists include: Nina Ackmann, Nancy Chapman, Debbie Ferrazzoli, Henry Gauthier, Claire Marschak, Lynn Martin, Nancy Nielsen, Lorena Pugh (Purebred Editions), Tracy Taylor, Kurt VanDexter and Cindy Wilson. East Greenwich artists are: Janet Austin, Marjorie Ball, Alice Benvie Gebhart, Nancy Gaucher-Thomas, Jane Parillo, and Beth Rodewig. The studio of Michele Leavitt is in Saunderstown, and Tiffany Adams is in Exeter.

The exhibit runs through Sept. 28. Special events at the museum include artist demonstrations on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 2 to 4 p.m., and a gallery talk on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.

A silent auction for the collaborative fused glass panel on display will benefit the museum and WBOS.  

All events are free and open to the public. The 5th annual Open Studio Tour takes place during the weekend of Oct. 19-20.

Visit www.westbayopenstudios.com for additional information about the artists and the tour, and www.warwickmuseum.org for directions, hours and special events.


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