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About the Gallery

The Jessie Edwards Studio, first opened its doors 27 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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Peter Michael Gish (1926—2024)
A personal tribute to the exceptional artist

Times Past ~ New Work by William Talmadge Hall
June 21st to July 2nd
The new works portray the artist’s love of Block Island and history.

Whitney Knapp Bowditch ~ Paintings of Block Island
July 5th to July 16th

Carrie Megan ~ Coastal Wanderings
July 19th to July 30th


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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.