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Yvonne H. Leonard
Department Chair

Tel: 401-825-2068

Chair's Main Office:
Knight Campus
3rd Floor, main building

Leslie Florio
Technical Staff Assistant
Tel: 401-825-2220

Etsuko Foster
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 401-333-7154

Eileen Namaka
Visual Resources Curator/
Website Content Manager
Tel: 401-333-7196

Ricardo Rivera
Knight Campus Director

Shawn Parker
Flanagan Campus Gallery


News & Events

Learn more about Associate Professor Mazin Adam's kiln-building residency. A 'greener' kiln - Associate Professor Mazin Adam wants to build an efficient wood-burning kiln at CCRI like the ones he learned to create in a Hungarian master kiln-building residency this spring. [ Read more about his residency ]

Learn more about the Student Art Exhibiition Student Art Exhibition - You are invited to join the students of the Art Seminar class at the Flanagan Campus for a gallery reception on Tuesday, December 1. The reception will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Flanagan Campus Art Gallery, Room 1527 at the CCRI campus in Lincoln. [Learn more about the Student Art Exhibition]

Learn more about Aesop and the Texas Diaspora Aesop and the Texas Diaspora - This traveling portfolio of work reflecting on Aesop's fables by artists connected through printmaking by way of Texas will be on display through Dec. 2 in Room 3500. [Learn more about Aesop and the Texas Diaspora]

CCRI Ceramics Professor Mark Zellers' Sabbatical Exhibition. Mark Zellers: A Sabbatical Exhibition. The CCRI Department of Art currently presents an exhibition of recent work by CCRI Ceramics Professor Mark Zellers. Exhibition dates: October 1st - October 23rd, 2015. Gallery Reception is at 5-7 p.m., Thursday, October 1st. [ Also see Facebook ]

Photography by Professor Rebecca Clark, Art Department Rebecca Clark of the Art Department invites you to visit the Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, New York, her photographs will be part of an exhibition entitled "Ladies in Waiting." The photos are part of a project which she completed while on sabbatical leave. [Learn More about Rebecca Clark exhibition]

Learn more about how Professor Natalie Coletta and her class worked to create a Fibonacci spiral in the snow at the Knight Campus. Professor Natalie Coletta  poses with students Julia Cusack, Jake Proulx, Diego Antelo, Luca Aceto, Victoria Ezikovich, Aidan Brock and Sam Litwin after the group worked to create a Fibonacci spiral in the snow at the Knight Campus in Warwick. View a video about the project .

RI Board of Education Logo Designed by CCRI Art Students Two CCRI Art Students Win Logo Contest - The Rhode Island Board of Education selected two CCRI art students' design to represent it in its new, official logo after the students entered the selection into a contest with other schools. [Learn more about CCRI students logo contest]

Professor Morrissey's article in Artscope Magazine Professor Thomas F. Morrissey recently had a review of his artwork in Artscope Magazine. With minimalist rigor, Tom Morrissey intends his art to be unyielding information that is a jolt to the status quo. [Read more about Morrissey magazine review]

CCRI New Art Courses CCRI Offers New Art Courses - The Department of Art is happy to announce the addition of four new courses that will be available during the spring 2012 semester. They are: 4D-Design, Video Art, Art History: Modern through Contemporary, and Mixed-Media Printmaking. [Learn more about new art courses]

RISD Museum Gallery RISD Museum Free - The RISD Museum of Art, a world of ideas and expression is now all yours. The CCRI Art Department is proud to announce free membership to the RISD Museum of Art for ALL Community College of Rhode Island students, faculty and staff! [Read more about free RISD Museum]

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Last Updated: 12/31/15