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Celebrating Our 37th Year!

DeBlois Gallery's 2021 Exhibit Schedule


COMMUNITY EVENTS

As COVID-19 continues, our gallery is open during posted hours; see the home page for the latest.
We fully comply with Rhode Island's pandemic restrictions, and masks are required when visiting, until further notice.

Times Are Tough Gallery, a tiny (10’x11’) fine arts and craft venue, is the brainchild of owner/curator Pia Hogue. As a working artist she says, “I love the camaraderie of shows.” So when Hogue saw that the markets where she and her fellow artists sold their work were closed due to Covid, she decided to help by opening a gallery. “These are my friends, these are great people and they are hurting”.
The DeBlois Gallery offered Times Are Tough Gallery their space in Middletown for the month of February to give them the opportunity to spread out and showcase even more local art. All agree that the team-up was a resounding success!


2021 EXHIBITIONS

"New Year, Let's Cheer!" welcoming 2021
with a reunion of current and past members and good friends.

January 9 - January 30

Annual Spring Open Show on the theme "Touch Me, Feel Me"
March 6 - March 28

"Inside Outside": featuring Kelley Donnelly, Mandy Howe,
Manjula Padmanabhan, and Boyd Totin

April 3 - April 25

"Triangle": featuring Jillian Barber, Brooke Hammerle, and Meredith LeBlanc
May 1 - May 30

"Balance and Harmony": featuring Fran Leyenberger, Jeff Price, and Sue Prideaux
June 5 - June 27

"Wild Things": Michael Day, Carol Fitzsimons, Lisa May, and Sharon Pollock
July 3 - August 1

37th Annual Members' Show and Celebration
August 7 - August 29

"Nurtured by Nature": Shawndavid Berry, Virginia Stone, Nick Williams, C. C. Wolfe
September 4 - September 26

"Focus on Form": Ron Caplain and Silver Circle, Karen Nash
October 2 - October 31

Print Show
November 6 - November 28

Holiday Show, Ewa Rose
December 4 - December 26


RISCA

Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.


Mission Statement
    DeBlois Gallery:
  • To provide opportunities that connect artists and their creative work to the larger community.
  • To offer exhibition opportunities to artist members as well as to established and emerging artists of Southern New England through a rotating annual schedule of juried and open shows.
  • To engage in and support artistic collaboration with a diverse segment of our community to stimulate public interest and understanding of the ever-evolving nature of art.
  • To educate young aspiring artists through school partnerships with annual shows of student work.
  • To enrich the cultural life of our community by consistently displaying new and exciting contemporary works of art and making quality art accessible to all of our community.