Icon_Wintry-Mix_2014Wintry Mix
A wintry mix of works in watercolor by Fred Poisson; oil by Peter Gish, Kate Knapp, and Gerard Blouin; and charcoal and pastel by Whitney Knapp.





Memorial Day Weekend
May 24, 25th, 26th
Featuring new work by Heidi Palmer, Kate Knapp, Gerard Blouin, Gillian Stevens, Tjasa Owen, Daniel Pollera and other artists. Enjoy light refreshment throughout the weekend and  an exciting array of work new to the gallery.


Icon_Poisson_2013Lucent Water ~ Recent Paintings by Fred Poisson 
June 27th-July 10th
Opening reception June 29th from 5 – 7pm
This is our first time exhibit of emerging artist Poisson’s work and should not be missed.


C. Sperry Andrews III (1917 – 2005) ~ Remembering Times Past
July 12th-18th
Opening reception July 13th from 5 – 7pm
This is our second exhibit of Sperry Andrews work and promises to engage the viewer in Block Island landscapes from the past.


Icon_W_Knapp_2013Whitney Knapp ~ New Work
July 19th-31st
Opening reception July  20th from 5 – 7pm
Knapp continues to explore her pastel and charcoal drawings and textured oil paintings and now has also taken on the new medium of gouache very successfully.


Icon_Knapp_2013Kate Knapp ~ Studies in Light
August 1st-15th
Opening reception August 3rd from 5 – 7pm
The work of Kate Knapp is a burst of color, light, and positive energy.  She offers her new studies in both oil on canvas and watercolor.


Icon_Skardon_2013Selected Drawings and Paintings ~ William Skardon Revisited
August 16th-29th
Opening reception August 17th from 5 – 7pm
Cityscapes, landscapes, sports vignettes, and figurative paintings make up the rare works of this gifted artist.


Icon_LaborDay_2013Waves and Water ~ Group Exhibition

August 30th – September 14th




Icon_Thanksgiving_2013Thanksgiving Weekend Exhibit and Sale
November 22, 23, and 24th
The gallery will be open this weekend along with many other island businesses.  Come out for the day or the weekend. More information about the weekend is available at the Block Island Chamber of Commerce.






Thanksgiving Weekend Exhibit and Sale
November 23, 24, and 25th
The gallery will be open this weekend along with many other island boutiques and restaurants offering some amazing specials. Come out for the day or the weekend.  More information about the weekend is available at the Block Island Chamber of Commerce.


Columbus Day Open House
October 6th through 8th
To celebrate the transition from the summer to the autumn season we will be serving refreshments and offering beautiful art and unique gifts.
See work by Blouin, Gish, Knapp, Lang, Sommerfeld, Swan and many more.
Please stop by and join the festivities!


Peter M. Gish ~ New Work 2012
August 17th through September 16th
Opening Reception August 18th, 5 – 7pm
Painted over the past two years, these works reflect Gish’s fascination with light, color, texture, and form. They also show the infinite variety Gish perceives in some of his favorite subjects.


Recent Paintings by Kate Knapp
August 3rd through August 15th
Opening Reception August 4th, 5 – 7pm
These are my little epiphanies,” says Kate Knapp about the 20 works in oil on canvas in her new exhibit.  These small scenes were done quickly to capture an emotional response to an elusive moment. They are full of the texture and energetic brush stokes, dabs, swirls, and subtle layers of color that define Knapp’s art.

Block Island Landscapes ~ Whitney Knapp

July 20th through August 1st
Opening Reception July 21st, 5 – 7pm
New works in oil on canvas and in charcoal and pastel on paper.  Whitney Knapp’s pieces are meditations and celebrations of the natural world, from the tranquility of a field washed in sunlight to a dark, precipitous path to the sea, and to the turbulence of a roiling surf and crashing waves.


Helen Frank ~ Master Printmaker
June 23rd through July 1st
This remarkable American artist resides in northern New Jersey. Her artwork reflects her everyday observations. Frank’s images encompass her extensive travels as well as life at home and on Block Island with her family. A MUST SEE exhibition!


Taste of Block Island

June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
This is the fourth annual weekend event with many Island businesses participating including Jessie Edwards Studio. On exhibit and display will be new pre season offerings as well as light refreshment for the public and a special raffle drawing for all Taste Of Block Island participants. Sign up for this event.


Memorial Day Weekend

May 25th 26th, 27th, and 28th
Featuring New work by Gerard Blouin, Whitney Knapp, Kate Knapp, Heidi Palmer, and Tjasa Owen. Enjoy light refreshment throughout the weekend and enjoy an exciting array of work new to the gallery.