RI Art Preview – October 2017

forever fornever at Bannister Gallery

RI Art Preview – October 2017

October is a busy month for galleries, with all the college and prep school exhibition spaces back in full swing.

Also, this October marks ArtBeat, the 20th annual fundraiser for AIDS Care Ocean State. There’s a live auction on the 27th, but art is up for the whole month at Providence Place Mall. Click here for more info.

 

Here are ten other shows opening that are worth a peek:

Michael Menchaca at Overpass Projects
Merge Left

New prints, paintings and sculpture presented by Overpass Projects
The Wurks Gallery
72 Tingley Street, Providence
September 30 – October 22
Opening Reception Saturday, September 30 (7-10pm)
pictured: Michael Menchaca

Theresa Girard at Providence Art Club
Theresa Girard: A Degree of Curiosity

Providence Art Club
Dodge House Gallery
11 Thomas Street, Providence
October 1 – October 20
Opening Reception Sunday, October 1 (2-4pm)

forever fornever at Bannister Gallery
Forever Fornever

Morehshin Allahyari, Jacob Ciocci, Kenta Cobayashi, Terrell Davis, exonemo, Miao Ying, Akihiko Taniguchi, and Lu Yang
Bannister Gallery at Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence
October 5 – October 27
Opening Reception Thursday, October 5 (5pm)

keren kroul amorphous longing pink

Keren Kroul: Topographies of Wonder
Atrium Gallery at Granoff Center
154 Angell Street, Providence
October 5 – November 5
Opening Reception Thursday, October 5 (5:30pm)

Maria Scaglione, The Yellow Room
Maria Scaglione: My Shadowbox World
AS220 Project Space
93 Mathewson Street, Providence
October 7 – October 28
Opening Reception Saturday, October 7 (5-7pm)
Artist talk with Maria Scaglione and Aaron Pexa on Thursday, October 19 (5-7pm)

Melchior Lorck, Tortoise and view of a walled, coastal town,155
Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now From the British Museum

RISD Museum
20 North Main Street, Providence
October 6 – January 7, 2018
Opening Reception Saturday, October 7 (5:30-7:30pm)
pictured: Melchior Lorck, Tortoise and view of a walled, coastal town (1555)

Maya Brodsky, Wall, Vitebsk
In The Details

Maya Brodsky, Tamalin Baumgarten, Claudia Olds Goldie
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
1 Partners Lane, Westport
October 4-29
Opening Reception Saturday, October 7 (5-7pm)
Artist talk with Claudia Olds Goodie Sunday, October 15 (3pm)
pictured: Maya Brodsky

Max Van Pelt at URI Main Gallery
Max Van Pelt: Locater

Main Gallery at University of Rhode Island
105 Upper College Road, Kingston
October 10 – November 10
Opening Reception Wednesday, October 11 (3:45-5pm)

Barbara Pugh at Hera Gallery
New Work by Jack Massey and Barbara Pugh

Hera Gallery
10 High Street, Wakefield
Opening Reception Saturday, October 14 (6-8pm)
pictured: Barbara Pugh

Anna Ortiz, Bunker 2
Anna Ortiz: Epsalante

Hunter Gallery at St. George’s School
372 Purgatory Road, Middletown
October 20 – November 17
Opening Reception Friday, October 20 (6-7pm