State Arts Council Announces Artists Selected for 2018 Airport Art Exhibits

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The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that artists have been selected for the 2018 exhibitions at the Block Island Airport Gallery on Block Island and GREEN SPACE Gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick.

The Block Island Airport Gallery will present works by Diana Sartor, Becky Davis, Morgan Macia and Carolina Arentsen. Artists will be featured in four solo exhibitions.

The GREEN SPACE Gallery at T.F. Green Airport will present the work of Scott Alario, Felicia Touhey, Kate Aitchison, China Blue, Ben Wohlberg, Hayley Morris, Jacqueline Ott, Robin Crocker and Mike Hansel.

The Airport Galleries collectively received more than 100 applications from artists.?? Exhibitors for the Block Island Airport Gallery were selected by juror Lisa Robb, Block Island public school arts educator. Exhibitors for GREEN SPACE were chosen by panelists Julie Gearan, Alexandra Broches and Christopher Thomas. RISCA would like to thank all of the panelists for lending their time and expertise in support of these public art initiatives.

To see samples of each artist???s work, go to the RISCA Flickr site at https://www.flickr.com/photos/risca-photos/albums/72157690875466696

The Airport Galleries, a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, promote outstanding work of notable Rhode Island artists in exhibitions throughout the year. Artwork is selected on a yearly basis; announcement of the Call to Artists is posted on the RISCA website and RISCA Facebook page, as well as through state and local press and the RISCA newsletter. To view current artist opportunities, please visit RISCA???s web blog at http://www.arts.ri.gov.