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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




Digital Art Club Digital Art Club exhibits work at Pawtucket City Hall
The Community College of Rhode Island’s Digital Art Club will exhibit works by student members who attend the college’s Flanagan Campus in Lincoln at Pawtucket City Hall through Dec. 15. Students whose works are included are Michael Banner, Jordan Barr, Melissa Beauregard, Alexandria Bonilla, Jissella Meza, Elizabeth Prouix and Nathan Tavares.
[Read More about Digital Art Club]

Allison Randall Allison Randall to present ceramic sculpture at Flanagan Campus Art Gallery - The Community College of Rhode Island’s Flanagan Campus Art Gallery presented the ceramic sculpture of Allison Randall from Nov. 4 to Dec. 2. A reception with the artist was held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10. Randall creates ceramic sculptures that are strongly influenced by the organic architecture of seashells. [More information about Allison Randall sculpture]


Michael Albert Mixed media art, collage on display - The Community College of Rhode Island’s Flanagan Campus Art Gallery in Lincoln will present “Collage and Mixed Media Art Workshop,” an exhibition of collage by New York artist and entrepreneur Michael Albert, from Oct. 10 to 28. A reception and workshop with the artist will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. [Read more about mixed media display]
View Photo gallery of this event »


Tom Morrissey Professor's art selected for display in D.C.-area defense building - One of an artist’s greatest concerns, Community College of Rhode Island Art Professor Tom Morrissey said, “is that after you die a dump truck comes and takes all of your work away. … I think an important part of being an artist is to have your work be collected, archived and become permanent.” [Read more about Morrissey defense display]

India Video art of India on display at Warwick gallery - The Community College of Rhode Island's Knight Campus Art Gallery will present "Video Art from India," an exhibition featuring a unique insider's view of contemporary Indian video, through Oct. 14. [Read more about a video art of India]
Ambuja Magaji speaks about her selections for 'Video Art from India' »

"Undocumented""Undocumented "
Flanagan gallery exhibition explores living conditions of undocumented immigrants [Read more Flanagan gallery Exhibition]
Photographer speaks about 'Undocumented,' her exhibition at the Flanagan Campus gallery [Read more about Undocumented by a Photographer]


Professor Nancy Wyllie Art professor wins award for films - Video artist Nancy Wyllie was recognized for her short film pieces “T-Minus Tome” and “Nothing” at the Persona Art Festival, held at an East London gallery. [Read more about Wyllie award]


RISD Museum GalleryRISD 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 [Read more on free RISD Museum]

A mosaic by Jess Regelson.Mosaics on display at Flanagan Campus gallery - “Mosaics, 2004-2011” by Pawtucket artist Jess Regelson will be on display through April 26 at the Flanagan Campus Art Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12. [Read more about mosaics display]

Knight Campus Coming to the Knight Campus Art Gallery in Spring 2011 - The Community College of Rhode Island will examine the unique architecture of its Knight Campus megastructure, constructed in the Brutalist style, with an art exhibition and panel discussion in April. [Read more about CCRI architecture]


Read more.Flanagan gallery welcomes New York artist - The Community College of Rhode Island Flanagan Campus Art Gallery will present “Days of Hope and Bandages,” an exhibition of collage paintings and installation by New York-based artist Karen Schiff through March 31. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2. [Read more about Schiff]

Read more. Repurposed encyclopedias on exhibit at gallery - The Community College of Rhode Island’s Knight Campus Art Gallery will present “Wendy Wahl: Spheres (of knowledge),” a new body of work the artist created from repurposed encyclopedias specifically for the exhibition, from March 3 to 25. [Read more on "Spheres(of Knowledge)"]


Read more.Knight Campus Art Gallery hosts faculty, staff show - An exhibition of faculty and staff work will be on display through Feb. 25 in Warwick. An opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8. [Read more about faculty, staff show]

Read more.Art exhibition opens in Lincoln - Sheri Wills, director of the film/media program at URI, will present “Nature Morte” through Feb. 18. A reception will be held on Feb. 16. [Read more about Lincoln exhibit]


Spring Calendar Visual and Performing Arts Spring 2011 Calendar of Events - The Community College of Rhode Island Visual and Performing Arts Departments will be presenting many exciting events during the Spring 2011 semester. [View calendar of events]

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Last Updated: 12/29/15