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About the Gallery

The Jessie Edwards Studio, first opened its doors 20 years ago in November 1996. This premier Block Island gallery overlooking Historic Old Harbor specializes in contemporary fine art by the best in regional and local talent and represents over 30 artists. Regular openings and ongoing exhibits by established artists include paintings, drawings, ceramic works, photographs, woodcuts and fine art prints. Silkscreen, Lithographs and Giclees by local and regional artists, Fair Trade craft, and unique gift items make this a great place to browse. Open May through December, and always by appointment in the winter months. We aren’t ever far away – it’s an island!. More
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August 19th through August 31st
Opening reception: August 20th 5-7pm
Painting on Block Island is not only about the forms of land, architecture and sea but also about that elusive fourth dimension of time.
Annual Group Exhibit ~ Labor Day and Beyond
Stop by and visit us and browse the gallery’s collection. The season may be winding down but not the gallery or artists. The changing light, warmer waters and lessened crowds make an island visit a very inspired and beautiful time to be here.

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If you are looking for images from exhibitions before 2012, or images by more of our artists, take a look at our old website.