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34th Annual Rhode Island Open

A Juried Show for RI Artists

Entry Deadline: October 8, 2020

The Warwick Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its 34th Annual Rhode Island Open.  The WCFA seeks original artwork created by artists who live or work in Rhode Island.  Each year, we look forward to this opportunity to celebrate the creativity and artistic vision of our fellow Rhode Islanders.  All media will be considered including, painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, photography, digitals arts and textile arts.  

The show will run from October 21 - November 28 in our main gallery.  We anticipate our opening reception and awards will be conducted via Zoom on October 22.  There will be cash awards for our Excellence winner and runner ups.

Juror: Michael Rose.  Art historian, gallerist, and appraiser based in Southern New England. Since 2014 Michael has served as the Gallery Manager at the historic Providence Art Club where he manages an ambitious schedule of exhibitions spread across three unique gallery spaces. Additionally, Michael is an independent advisor and appraiser working with artists, collectors, and organizations throughout the region. 

Fee:  Non-Members: $15 (1 entry), $40 (up to 3 entries); WCFA Members: $10 (1 entry), $30 (up to 3 entries)

Notification of Acceptance: October 11, 2020

Artwork Dropoff: October 14, 15 & 16

Art Sales Commissions: Artists receive a 60% commission on all original artworks and prints sold. Current Warwick Center for the Arts Members receive a 70% commission – to become a member visit our website! 

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How to Submit: Complete the online Artwork Submission Form. Email titled JPEG images of your submissions to with “RI Open" in the subject line. Pay your submission fee.

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