STROLLING THE ART SPACES WESTERLY OF
On the firstWednesday of every month, the galleries in downtownWesterly and Pawcatuck are opened to the community.
As part of theWesterly/Pawcatuck Art Stroll, visitors are urged to browse the spaces, taking in the sculpture, pottery, painting and fabric work created by area artists.
But next month, art enthusiasts will have a bit longer to walk when they visit the Artists Cooperative Gallery ofWesterly. ACGOW is combining its April show “Buds and Blooms” with a ceremony to mark the opening of the cooperative’s new space.
The former gallery, on High Street, was a mere 750 square feet. The new gallery is 3,500 square feet.
“We are excited about it because we can do so much more,” says Eileen Kenny, the cooperative’s
ABOVE, LEFT AND OPPOSITE PAGE, EXAMPLES OF SOME OF THE CERAMIC POTTERY BY ARTIST BETSY CAMERON FINE. BELOW AND OPPOSITE PAGE, A DRAWING BY ARTIST NORMAN L. SMITH. PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE ARTISTS COOPERATIVE GALLERY OF WESTERLY.