State Government Press Releases

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04/07/2008
Two Rhode Island artists and one scholar were recently awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, one of the most prestigious and coveted awards in the arts, humanities and sciences. The Rhode Islanders are Forrest Gander, poet from Barrington; Andrew Stein Raferty visual artist and...
04/04/2008
(Providence, RI) – “Art has helped me to see who I really am inside…” begins a statement from a former inmate at the Adult Correctional Institution (ACI) in Cranston. The artistic expressions of current inmates at the ACI are on display during April and May at the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol...
03/18/2008
The faces - and artwork - of Rhode Island's artists with disabilities are well represented at VSA arts of Rhode Island's 5th Annual Paul V. Sherlock Memorial Art Show held in collaboration with the RI State Council on the Arts at the Atrium Gallery, One Capitol Hill in Providence. This exhibit...
03/18/2008
Cranston, RI - Students from the Rhode Island Training School will participate in the creation of public art for the new Rhode Island Youth Detention Facility in Cranston. Through Rhode Island's Allocation for Art for Public Facilities Act, more commonly known at the 1% for Public Art Law, Rhode...
03/12/2008
Burrillville High School student Andrew Westlake took top honors at Tuesday evening’s Poetry Out Loud state finals at Rhode Island College, sponsored locally by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and VSA arts of Rhode Island. As Rhode Island state winner, Westlake will go on to compete at...