Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
More Than My Religion Art Exhibit at the Atrium Gallery
September 24 - November 9, 2018
A reception will be held on Gallery Night, 18 October from 6- 8:30pm
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) proudly features the More Than My Religion Art Exhibit on display at the Atrium Gallery.
The power of art transcends the boundaries of language, culture, nationality and faith, through the creative energy of visual art. MORE THAN MY RELIGION is an art exhibition showcasing the talent of local Muslim American artists while providing the public with an enlightening perspective on shared values for community, life, and coexistence across people of different backgrounds. Juried by John Smith, Director of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design.
This exhibit features exquisite art from a wide spectrum of artistic mediums including; beautiful scribed calligraphy, scenic photographs, portraits, unique tea dyed watercolor paintings, along with a multi panel installation entitled “Passage West” featuring graphic patterns.
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts is a state agency supported by appropriations from the Rhode Island General Assembly and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. RISCA provides grants, technical assistance and staff support to arts organizations and artists, schools, community centers, social service organizations and local governments to bring the arts into the lives of Rhode Islanders.
About Atrium Gallery:
The Atrium Gallery was developed by RISCA to exhibit the work of Rhode Island artists in the State Capitol Complex. It hosts exhibits on a rotating basis, in partnership with community artists and art organizations from across the state. The contemporary gallery frequently showcases artwork from a variety of diverse groups including Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Native American community among others.
For additional information, email Elena Calderon- Patino, Community Arts Program Director, at Elena.Patino@arts.ri.gov, or call (401) 222- 6996.