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The BRT Art Gallery is an ongoing initiative to have the work of local visual artists combine with BRT's performing arts programming to enhance the audience's total experience and expose them to the many talented artists that live and work nearby. Exhibits generally change every 5 or 6 weeks between mid-September and May. Artwork is viewable two hours before scheduled theater events and is often for sale.

 

 

Above, CINDY WILSON
Below, GERRY GRABOWSKI

 
Above, BARBARA DECESARE
Below, PAT NEWELL

     

Blackstone River Theatre Art Gallery presents
FOUR FOCAL FRIENDS – Photography by
Barbara Decesare, Cindy Wilson,
Gerry Grabowski and Pat Newell

Blackstone River Theatre's Art Gallery will host an exhibition and sale of photography by Barbara Decesare, Cindy Wilson, Gerry Grabowski and Pat Newell April 13 through May 19, viewable two hours before and during scheduled theatre events, in the upper and lower lobby of the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI. The BRT Art Gallery is an ongoing initiative to have the work of local visual artists combine with BRT's performing arts programming to enhance the audience's total experience. There will be an opening reception with the artists on Saturday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
  

ARTIST STATEMENT
“Four Focal Friends” features four Rhode Island women – Barbara Grace Decesare, Cindy Horowitz Wilson, Gerry Grabowski and Pat Newell. The four photographers are all juried artists and members of the Wickford Photography Group, and Wickford Art Association. All four women have displayed their talents in photography shows throughout Rhode Island and have received many awards in various museums. They share their passion for the art of the lens.
 
Gerry Grabowski is president of the Board of the Wickford Art Association. Cindy Horowitz Wilson is a professional photographer teaching photography and leading groups of photographers throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Southeast Asia. Barbara Grace DeCesare previously participated in a photography exhibit at Blackstone River Theatre where she was a member of the Fern Focus show. Pat Newell exhibits throughout Rhode Island at several libraries and museums.