Early December Events

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As an extra treat, HopArts artist Joanne Wang has produced a seven minute video of Madeline demonstrating her doll creation techniques. Click on the image above to watch this Youtube feature.

On Friday December 2, from 5-8 pm The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly will open its enchanting holiday show, Share The Joy.   HopArts artist Madeline Beaudry has created a new line of Winter Fairies that are featured in the Gallery window creating a magical and festive world for children and adults to enjoy. Along with the fairies there are new felted pieces, ornaments, magic wands and more eco printed silk scarves and handkerchiefs. Come and enjoy a little food, drink, beauty and fellowship.

The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly is located at
7 Canal Street in downtown Westerly, RI. The Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday 11AM to 7PM and Sunday, 1-5PM.
Please call 401-596-2221 or visit www.westerlyarts.com

If being out after dark is not your thing, come and join Madeline for Shaw Pottery and Friends, Saturday and Sunday, Dec 3 and 4 from 10 am-4 pm, 7 Corey Trail, Wyoming RI.

A variety of artists will be exhibiting and it will be a lovely way do to some holiday shopping in a relaxed and peaceful environment.

Hope to see you there!


BRT Holiday Craft Fair and Festival
Saturday, December 3, 2016
9 am to 3 pm

HopArts artist Laura Travis will be participating in the Blackstone River Theatre Craft Fair. She has participated in the past six craft fairs and is one of 27 local artisans, craftspeople and home businesses who are featured in this annual fair. Enjoy live music all day while you browse, with carolers and members of Pendragon along with the Broad Street Fiddlers. This event is handicap accessible.

Find Laura Travis on the upper level near the main entrance.

Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI 02864

For more information contact: russel@riverfolk.org or 401.725.9272.


show announcementHopArtists Margarita and Rick Devin are participating in the  Conanicut Island Art Association (CIAA) Holiday Arts & Crafts Show, Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 9 am to 4pm. This event is handicap accessible.

Lawn Avenue School, 55 Lawn Ave., Jamestown, R.I. 02835


And as a reminder don’t forget the Noank Foundry Show coming up in a couple of weeks.

westerly-armoryNoank Foundry Artists are hosting a juried show on December 17 – 18 at the Westerly Armory. Show times are Saturday 10am-5pm,  Sunday 11am-4pm. Artists and crafters are welcome to join them.
This is a professional group and have had a number of shows in Noank for the past several years.

As half the Foundry has been rented, they now plan to have their Christmas show at the Westerly Armory. This will be a juried show but crafters are more than welcome. I hope you can alert the HopArts community to this opportunity. –Mathew Goldman

For more information contact Mary Anne or Robin at foundrynoank@gmail.com or call 860-572-2799


Ho, Ho, Holiday Sale

Shaw Pottery and Friends
Holiday Studio Sale Event!

Seven HopArts Artists join in Holiday Sale
Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd and 4th
10 am – 5 pm

We invite you to join seven HopArts artists at an Open House and Holiday Sale, December 3rd and 4th at Shaw Pottery. This holiday arts celebration features a diverse array of arts, all handmade by the artists. We may even break out in music and song. You can join the fun!

Arts Holiday Sale Weekend!
Ceramics, fiber arts, dolls, wearable arts, jewelry, handmade books for drawing, paintings and journals, wood turnings, oil and watercolor paintings, woodblock prints, cards, ornaments and more!

Madeline Beaudry, Jude Larzelere, Leah Grear, Nina Briggs, John Buscaglia, Susan Shaw and Jon Campbell (in order of works shown in above image), share friendship and creativity. We want to share some with you this holiday season!

Shaw Pottery
7 Corey Trail, Wyoming, RI
susanshawpottery.com | 401.539.3009


 

Noank Foundry Sale

westerly-armoryNoank Foundry Artists are hosting a juried show on December 17 – 18 at the Westerly Armory. Show times are Saturday 10am-5pm,  Sunday 11am-4pm. Artists and crafters are welcome to join them.
This is a professional group and have had a number of shows in Noank for the past several years.

As half the Foundry has been rented, they now plan to have their Christmas show at the Westerly Armory. This will be a juried show but crafters are more than welcome. I hope you can alert the HopArts community to this opportunity. –Mathew Goldman

For more information contact Mary Anne or Robin at foundrynoank@gmail.com or call 860-572-2799


A Langworthy Look

2016 HopArts Sampler
Langworthy Memorial Library
September 16 – October 17, 2016

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Steve Drainville, Who

In anticipation of the 2016 HopArts Studio Trail, Langworthy Memorial Library in Hope Valley will host a preview show called HopArts Sampler. The show will feature a representation of artworks, both two and three dimensional, that will be on display at various studios during HopArts Studio Trail in October. Please join us for an opening reception on Friday, September 16 from 5 to 7pm, the exhibit will run through Monday, October 17. Go to langworthylibrary.org for weekday hours.

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Hans Viets, Two Flowers

The 11th annual HopArts Studio Trail will take place on the weekend of October 15 and 16  this year. Hours for the tour are from 10am to 5pm each day. The trail winds through the beautiful autumn countryside of Hopkinton and Richmond, RI and features displays and demonstrations in a variety of media by top local artists, many in their home studios. For more information and a map of the trail please visit studiotrail.hoparts.org.


A diverse group of Southern Rhode Island artists and artisans.