Art Reception For Susanne Harrison At Rose Chocolatier Friday

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ART News:
 
An Art Reception for Susanne Harrison is 5-7 p.m., Friday, June 17 at Rose Chocolatier, 991 Central Ave. Refreshments will be served. Come meet the artist and view her lovely works.
 
This multi-talented artist has a short list of her long career in the writings mentioned here:
 
Growing up in Rhode Island with a gift for the visual arts, her mother often reminded her that she was using crayons before she could walk. Her artwork in elementary school art classes was admired by others and she is often remembered by classmates as the one who loved to draw and paint.
 
First job in the art field was at 12 years old; she assisted an artist in teaching arts & crafts to elementary school kids at the local playground. Next, in high school, a part time job with SPACE which is a graphic art studio located in Providence, R.I. After graduating; a freelance artist painting signs and murals, creating cards and invitations, painting house portraits in watercolors and pet portraits in acrylics. She created and illustrated the children’s book “Islands in Heaven” written by Dr. Santi Meunier.
 
Education: 
  • Fine Arts at School One, Providence, R.I.
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • BA at University of Rhode Island; awarded the President’s Award for Student Excellence
 
Awards:
  • University of Rhode Island, Dept of Arts Annual Juried Student Exhibition
  • 1999, Excellence Award for a stone lithograph called Dozen Rozez
  • 2000, the Honorable Mention Award for an untitled monoprint
  • Dean’s Choice Award selected by Dean Winifred E. Brownell, untitled monoprint purchased by the university to be added to their art collection.
Exhibitions:
  • Hera Gallery, South Kingston, R.I
  • Wickford Art Association, Wickford, R.I.
  • Providence Art Club, Providence, R.I.
  • Newport Art Museum, Newport, R.I
  • Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, R.I
  • Boulevard Studio & Gallery, Newport, R.I.
  • Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, N.M.
  • One-woman shows: Slice of Heaven, Jamestown, RI and The Beach Rose Café, Wickford, R.I
Rose Chocolatier is now serving pastries and fudgesicles. Stop by and see the new selection of yummy summertime treats.
 
Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. Show runs until the end of June. We will be staying open late Friday night to host the reception for the artist.
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