About the Gallery
The Jessie Edwards Studio, first opened its doors 22 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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New work by artists in Jessie Edwards Studio captures the subtle qualities of light cast by the low angle of the winter sun, especially in the interplay of highlights and shadows and the contrast between cool and warm tonalities.
Group Show ~ Rocking the Rocks
Art meets geology in this group show. Rocks from pebbles to boulders abound. They are in carefully-balanced stacks, scattered on the shoreline, and washed by tidal pools. They are the bedrock of Block Island.
William T. Hall ~ Island Maritime Paintings
August 23-September 4
Opening reception: August 24 5-7pm
Hall’s paintings of old Block Island ferries, such as the Quonset, the Yankee, and the Sprigg Carroll, recall the maritime history of travel to and from the island.
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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.