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9th Annual Poetry & Art BEGINS with a CALL for ART

March 1, 2021 - April 2, 2021

Wickford Art Association (WAA) announces the launch of the 9th Annual Poetry & Art project. An annual event whereby original art or original poetry lead a response from our creative community, 2021’s theme is COLOR and will be led by original artwork. Member and Non-Member artists are invited to submit one to three original works, created within the past 3 years, and not previously shown at member or juried exhibits at Wickford Art Association.

All works will be juried by a panel of Juried-Artist-Members and approximately 40 works will be selected for inclusion in the October 2021 exhibit, a full Virtual Gallery, and a limited-edition publication. Each work will be assigned to a poet selected through jury to then create a responsive written work. The paired artworks and poems will be displayed throughout the October exhibit and as companions in the 2021 Poetry & Art book.

The Poetry & Art in-gallery and virtual gallery exhibit will occur Oct. 6 through 24. For more information, including the CALL for ART and Registration Form, visit wickfordart.org/exhibits-2021/9th-annual-poetry-art/; registration for artwork is now open and closes on April 2, 2021.

For more information on individual exhibits or programs, please contact us or visit wickfordart.org. All programming is subject to change; all juried and judged exhibits will be featured through online virtual galleries as well as in-gallery hours (Wednesday through Saturday: noon to 4 p.m., Sunday: noon to 3 p.m.) at WAA’s beach-front North Kingstown home.

The Wickford Art Association is a non-profit organization with approximately 450 members from Rhode Island and across New England. The association hosts art exhibits, classes, lectures and workshops in its North Kingstown gallery and has produced the summertime Wickford Art Festival since 1962. Wickford Art Association is dedicated to educating, encouraging and inspiring artists and art lovers throughout the community. For more information, call (401) 294-6840 or visit wickfordart.org

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