ArtProv Gallery’s newest exhibit, “Heart of a Tree,” will open on May 31, 2017, and run through July 8, 2017. An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 2 from 5-9 p.m. The show will also be open late during Gallery Night Providence on Thursday, June 15 from 5-9 p.m. and for a Gallery Talk hosted by the RISD/RI Alumni Club on Thursday, June 22 from 6-8 p.m.
“Heart of a Tree” is group show of paintings, sculptures, fiber art and wood pieces that celebrate the essence of trees. The main artists exhibiting are Paula Martiesian, Karen Rand Anderson and Mary Jane Andreozzi, all RISD alum.
• Paula Martiesian captures trees in abstracted and figurative forms with vibrant color and spiraling shapes.
• Karen Rand Anderson uses natural materials such as branches, saplings and grapevine in three-dimensional works.
• Mary Jane Andreozzi is inspired by the grace, strength and beauty of the natural world in her fiber and wood pieces.
Additional pieces will be shown in the gallery by Alyssa Coffin, Philip Gruppuso, Felicia Megginson, Nick Paciorek, Anthony Salemme, and Ken Steinkamp.
Regular gallery hours are Wednesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Check website for extended weekly hours and special events at www.ArtProvGallery.com.
Image: Paula Martiesian, View from the Window, 2010.