URI Feinstein Providence Campus Urban Arts and Culture Program and
The Art Connection-RI
The Art Connection-RI Summer Exhibit
July 3-August 2, 2017 Gallery Night Reception July 20, at 5-9pm
with a gallery talk by a TAC-RI donating artist, volunteer and Board member at 7pm
The Art Connection-RI (TAC-RI) Summer Exhibit features more than 100 pieces of artwork available for selection by Rhode Island nonprofit community service organizations. Guided by a passionate belief in the transformative power of art, TAC-RI’s mission is to connect artists and donors to social benefit organizations through the placement of original artwork to enrich the lives of the staff and people they serve. This unique service is made possible by the generous participation of over 60 local artists and donors. To date, TAC-RI has placed 345 artworks at 30 community service agencies throughout the state. Many of the works presented are available for placement in community non-profit organizations.
Among the artists whose works are included in the exhibit are: Jerry Aissis, Irene Allen, Janet Alling, Paul Almeida, Karen Rand Anderson, Jane Bassman, Uli Brahmst, Ruth Brandt, Herman Brewster, Chris Brooks, Priscilla Cane, Cathy Chin, Linda Clave, Ruth Clegg, Bill Comeau, Mary Lou Conca, Estelle Econoply, Abbott “Tom” Gleason, Richard Harrington, Carolyn Kent, David Kupferman, Lawrence Kupferman, Margaret Lachut, Linnea Toney Leeming, Penelope Manzella, Morris Nathanson, Norman Petersen, Toni Petersen, Marguerite Pile, Beverly Silva, Alfred Smith, Reba Stewart, Jeanne Sturim, Maria Termini, Michael Tracy, Roberta VanDerMolen, Denise Wall, Toba Weintraub, Brenda Wilkinson, Elizabeth Zimmerman.