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Wickford Art Association Celebrates RI’s Food Scene | Arts and life


NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI – Those familiar with Rhode Island cuisine know how rich and diverse the selection is, from seafood classics to Italian standards, from fusion to farm-fresh produce and delicacies from around the world, the Rhode Island’s dining scene is special and the Wickford The Art Association is putting it front and center with its latest exhibit, “Foodworks,” which features photographs of cuisine from across the state and debuts on Friday and will run until to October 3.

The exhibit features photographs from 16 photographers chosen by Fort Collins, Colorado-based photographer John Robson, while the restaurants and food producers featured were chosen by Edible Rhody Editor-in-Chief Eugenie Trevor, artist photographers capturing the produce of their food industry producers over the past winter.

Some of the pieces were featured by Edible Rhody in print and on their website this summer on their website, ediblerhody.ediblecommunities.com and a full virtual gallery will be launched on the WAA website, wickfordart.org, after the Friday opening.

Additionally, the WAA will be hosting a Food and Arts Market on September 19 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the North Kingstown Town Beach Green, featuring food vendors from across Rhode Island and artwork. exhibited and offered for sale by the WAA outdoors. from their gallery. If necessary, a rain date is scheduled for September 26 at the same time.

An opening reception is scheduled for Friday at WAA, located at 36 Beach Street, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the announcement of prices at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, visit wickfordart.org.