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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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Whitney Knapp Bowditch ~ Paintings of Block Island
July 5th to July 16th
Variation, scale and surface are striking features of Whitney Knapp Bowditch’s new exhibition

Carrie Megan ~ Coastal Wanderings
July 19th to July 30th
Captivating land and seascapes, many of them with the big skies the artist is known for.

Under Block Island Skies ~ New Work by Kate Knapp
August 2nd to August 13th

Peter Michael Gish (1926—2024)
A personal tribute to the exceptional artist

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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.