Roberta Richman, founding artist member of Hera Gallery, will be a juror. Richman will be responsible for determining the winners of the Fine Arts and Craft awards. For the first time, the gallery will award the $500 Louise Pittaway Award, in honor of the Connecticut painter and photographer who passed away last year. Fine Arts awards also include the $200 Washington Trust Company Award; $100 Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly Award; $200 Professional Planning Award and the $100 Jerry’s Artarama Award. Five $250 Craft Awards will be given by the Katherine Forest Crafts Foundation.
Hand-delivered entries will be received at the gallery April 26-27, from noon to 5 p.m.
For more information including prospectus, fees and entry form, visit westerlyarts.com.
An opening night reception for May’s Regional Exhibit will be held May 2, from 5 to 8 p.m., with awards announcements at 7 p.m.
The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 401-596-2221 or visit westerlyarts.com for more information.