Newport Art Museum’s artist residency returns with nationally recognized artist

Harmony Cardenas

For around two generations, Newport has captivated influential artists, artisans, writers, architects and designers who were inspired by the purely natural natural beauty of this oceanfront local community. The Newport Art Museum artist residency, AiR/Newport, is made to encourage the resourceful, mental and personalized progress of emerging and established visible artists and designers by providing them the time, house, and solitude needed to build, aside from the day by day requires of creation and deadline. Today’s long term collections of Rhode Island’s quite a few museums, cultural organizations and historic houses provide a rich repository of artifacts and archives for AiR/Newport resident artists to discover.

Immediately after a two-yr postponement owing to the world-wide health and fitness pandemic, the Newport Art Museum has welcomed artist Aimée Beaubien for the month of June 2022.

Beaubien is an artist living and doing the job in Chicago, whose do the job has been exhibited and released nationally and internationally. Her reduce-up photographic collages, installations and artist guides investigate networks of indicating and association concerning the actual and the ideal: a photographed plant, interlaced vine, woven topography merge into fields of shade and pattern and again once more growing the ever far more complex sensations of reading through a photograph and encountering nature. Beaubien is an affiliate professor of pictures at the College of the Artwork Institute of Chicago, Illinois, where she has taught considering the fact that 1997.

Aimée Beaubien, Matter in the Hothouse, 2022

Aimée Beaubien, Subject in the Hothouse, 2022

The Newport Art Museum is dedicated to cultivating a culture of inclusion and recognizes the relevance of honoring, celebrating and sharing our particular person variances and life ordeals. The Museum thinks in the strategy that viewing our earth from another’s perspective can help promote connection and civic engagement. On Wednesday, June 29 at 5 p.m., the Museum will current an Artist Chat with Aimée Beaubien when friends can hear specifically from Aimée and see what was made all through her residency in the museum’s Griswold Residence. Much more data and registration is accessible at

A few limited months afterwards, the museum will rejoice the opening of its summer season exhibition, “Georgia O’Keeffe: Factors I Had No Phrases For,” which opens to the public on Saturday, July 16 and was curated by Newport Art Museum Senior Curator Dr. Francine Weiss. O’Keeffe is hailed for her representational paintings of colorful bouquets and southwestern landscapes. Nonetheless O’Keeffe produced a lot of powerful and vivid summary functions all over her vocation. In the previous ten years, students and curators alike have devoted a lot more awareness to O’Keeffe’s use of abstraction, which the artist herself proclaimed was her visible vocabulary for ineffable feelings and sensations.

That includes oil paintings, drawings, and watercolors, this exhibition will celebrate O’Keeffe’s exploration of abstraction, which established her as a single of the foundational American modernists. Impressive, bold, vibrant, and evocative, O’Keeffe’s abstractions depict her distinctive model and approach to character and landscape. O’Keeffe lived and labored in Santa Fe and Taos, and was initial exhibited at the Newport Art Museum in 1938. The museum is happy to carry her operate back to Newport.

For a sneak preview of the exhibition, delight in a festive evening of supper and dancing at the Summer Art Party on Friday, July 15. This yearly summer months fundraiser is a custom that dates back to 1927.

A person of the most really anticipated and energetic cultural functions of Newport’s summertime season, the Artwork Museum’s festive Summer Art Party appeals to cultural and civic leaders, artists, collectors, philanthropists, and other artwork-globe notables from throughout the place.

Summer time Artwork Bash co-chairs Ellen Bowman, Elizabeth Brooks, Kimberly Cummins, Patrick Dolat, Fran Slutsky, and Ellie Voorhes have designed a incredible, Sante Fe-motivated night,s a nod to the time O’Keeffe expended dwelling and functioning in New Mexico. Southwestern fare and cocktails ready by Blackstone Caterers will be served, and Jill Rizzo of Studio Choo East will structure the event’s suave floral decorations. The dance flooring will be again this yr and DJ Meghan Taylor from Chicago will be mixing the songs.

A stay auction will function a single-of-a-kind vacation and culinary experiences. Auctioneer John Hays, Deputy Chairman of Christie’s, will be in demand of the stay auction followed by a paddle increase, which will guidance the Art Museum’s dynamic exhibition system.

For a whole schedule of events, lessons, camps, and additional details, be sure to go to, follow us on Instagram @newportartmuseum, or end by 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport.

“At the Museum,” provided by the Newport Art Museum, seems each and every month in The Every day News and on the net at For more info, simply call 401-848-8200.

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