Walk, Bike, Drive or
Take our Trolley Tour!
Our trolley experience includes a Guided Tour of participating artist spaces, galleries, live performers & more!
Tours Begin at 5:30pm
at 2 Locations:
1) 16 Cutler Street, Warren
2) 125 Thames., Bristol
and end at 9:00pm at the place you began
Park & Ride, Meet and Greet the Artists! It’s free & fun
… but seating is limited!
Sponsored by: Roger William University, Top Drawer art at the Brass & Bank Five
You can also Walk, Bike or Drive at your own pace
and grab a bite in between!
Please join our fantastic all-volunteer crew as we explore what’s going on in the East Bay.
Ellen Ferrin’s current paintings are an exploration of the captivating movement and beauty of water. They reflect her fascination with the fleeting patterns and color of its surface and the air above it, during the sometimes quiet, sometimes fierce moments between tides.
Community String Project
Chamber Ensemble to perform repertoire selections from their current season and celebrated favorites: Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, and others.
Ceramics sculptor, Ellen Blomgren has led in many public installations at community programs around the state of RI as a roster artist for the RI State Council on the Arts. Turning hobby to career, Ellen opened Mudstone Studios in order to share her expertise and excitement about the ceramics medium.
2 16 Cutler Street
TOP DRAWER ART AT THE BRASS Featured Artists: EMMET ESTRADA &
September 24th 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm – New Work by Emmet Estrada and Livy Young (Sept. 7-25) New paintings and drawings from two classic Top Drawer artists who’ve let repetition take their subject matter (cats and figures) into abstract territory.
As a residential architect, Katie’s photography focuses on the places we call home: the houses, land, sea, boats, gardens, and tabletop ephemera that populate it. Katie has an eye for light and shadow cast on colorful everyday moments and details in New England’s natural and built environment.
4 36 Market Street
Imago Foundation for the Arts
Feature Artist: ANNE MARIE ROSSI with
Guest Artists: SUSAN FOSSATI
& MARY KAWENSKI
Exploring the theme of “Biomimicry.” Rossi works with oil, encaustic, ink and charcoal as she uses nature to inform and inspire her work. She includes the microscopic world of single-celled organisms, connective tissue, the body and elements of landscape in nature, exposing layers of complexity and connectivity with translucency.
LIve Music: Ned Connors
Connors is a long time acoustic and nylon string guitarist whose styles range from Bossa Nova, Jazz Standards to Blues and Rock. [email protected]
John “Tash” Tashjian 1966-2009 “Tash” was a gifted artist who worked in many medias; sculpture, painting, collage, jewelry and metal. His passion was clear as he instructed and encouraged his students. John’s pride in his Armenian heritage influenced much of his work. Join us for a retrospective of his life’s work.
6 543 Main Street
DON’S ART SHOP
Feature Artist: BILL MCLANE
“My painting style is simple”, Bill says, “working the land and the sea and the overwhelming beauty… while painting outdoors on the Vineyard, Nantucket and the Cape, throughout the year and at varying times of day, I encounter what most people may not have the opportunity to experience, and work to capture its essence on canvas before it is lost.”
7 17 Franklin Street
WEINBERG GLASS/BRISTOL GLASSWORKS
Featuring: KASTEL KILN CAST CRYSTAL
Based on the extensive casting tradition of glass artist, Steven Weinberg, Kastal creates art inspired products informed by decades of technical expertise in cast crystal. Hand crafted precision meets artistic expression, and the result is pure Kastal.
8 47 Bradford Street
RE/MAX RIVER’S EDGE
Feature Artist: LAUREN LAKE
Photographer, artisan and musician, Lauren explores dreams, memory… and ‘inner landscape’ through layered imagery, poetry, and music. Active in several design related disciplines she has also taught in the Industrial Design Departments of RISD and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Original music performed for Art Night.
9 49 Bradford Street
Feature Artist: MAYA TAVARES
Maya Tavares is a fiber artist with a BFA in textile design from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth with over 10 years weaving experience. She hand-weaves functional home decor and accessories including, blankets, table linens, and scarves. Maya’s work can be found at bristollooms.com and in stores throughout RI and MA.
10 10 Wardwell Street BRISTOL ART MUSEUM (BAM) Current Exhibit: JOINT VENTURE +
September 24th – November 8th
The Joint Venture portfolio, brainchild of Portsmouth printmaker Carol FitzSimonds, was to partner 22 art club artists with 9 Virginia ‘Torpedo Factory Printmakers’ in complete collaboration with each individual artist contributing ideas, expertise, time, materials and art. This is the result of their 3rd group portfolio.
11 435 & 437 Hope Street
Exhibit: ‘Autumn Equinox’
Artists: Ann Rozhon & Jessica Wheeler
Ann Rozhon, a professional artist for over 25 years and graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, has work in private and corporate collections in the U.S. and Canada. Jessica Wheeler worked as been an illustrator for years and now works in a more spontaneous, larger format using watercolor while experimenting with pouring techniques.