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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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The Past is Ever Present
This new exhibition features four artists, who can be described as anything from impressionist to expressionist, who made their mark in the 20th century: Willian Skardon, William Sommerfeld, Bernard Lamotte and Agnes Millen Richmond.

Winter Collective
Warm your senses at the Jessie Edwards Gallery by joining us in our Winter Collective offerings on line and in person throughout the holidays.

Kate Knapp ~ Her Early Years
Virtual exhibit
One of the lessons taught to Kate Knapp at the Cape School of Art was painting one note of color against another. This concept has stayed with her throughout her career and we especially see this in her earliest work

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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.