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Due to the Quality and accuracy to theme, the jurors have decided to accept all entries.  Congratulations to all artists.

This is a beautiful show!

​Winners will be announced at the opening on Thursday September 21st, 5-7:00 pm at the Town Hall Gallery.

Please plan to attend 

Door prizes good appetizers and deserts and music! Also vote for peoples choice!

​See you then!

CIAA EVENTS---What's Going On

Summer Craft Fair       8/5/17 *** Taking a Year Off to Reorganize Event. If anyone would agree to help organize the Summer Crafts Show we will be able to once again have it! Contact Elaine @                        

Questions? Email 

"ART SPEAKS "- A Lecture & Interactive Demonstration Series
Conanicut Island Art Association (CIAA) is proud to announce our  program to provide artistic enrichment for it's members and the community. The lectures will be free and open to the public and held at the Jamestown Philomenian Library.  Artists and art experts will speak on a range of topics. 
CIAA intends to complement the "ART SPEAKS" series with original art, photography, and visual arts to be held in the meeting room at the Library.​
​   2016  & First Lecture of 2017 Lectures made possible by a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation.

Daniel Forster - International Marine Photojournalist will present a

fascinating talk and media presentation 

March 8, 6-8 pm at the Jamestown Philomenian Library​​... read all about it!

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     Exhibitions at the Town Hall Gallery 

       93 Narragansett Avenue,  Jamestown,  RI

Weekdays 9:00 - 4:00 pm

​Stroll the Halls & Chamber to enjoy

Works by area artists

Calendar...  Please scroll down There's a lot going on!

The CIAA sponsors exhibitions in the Jamestown Philomenian Library and the Jamestown Town Hall Gallery

CIAA ​Exhibition

Jamestown Philomenian Library

                          (Contact & Pricing & information at front desk) ​​                   The Work of

Jillian Barber - Award Winning Clay Artist


​​CIAA ​wishes to thank our sponsor

Ocean State Tick Control, Serving Rhode Island

***2016 Events  Recap                             ​
*CIAA/Portsmouth Art Guild Members Invitational   
June 4th - "Art Speaks - Lecture and Interactive Demonstration Series Fakes & Forgeries-A Narrative with Rick Meli
​June 11, 2015   Drop Off for "Images of Jamestown" Exhibition 1-5:30 pm
June 25th,        Annual Meeting -  Jamestown Town Hall Gallery, in conjunction with the                                 
Opening of " Images of Jamestown All Media Exhibition.​
July 22-26, 2015   CIAA  41st Summer Members Show
Area Artist Bring out their Best!
Opening Reception Wednesday, 

July 22, 6-8 pm
Music by Celtic Harpist - Mary King
​August 8, 2015
41st Annual Summer Members Craft Fair
Quality Hand Crafted treasures by Talented Area Artisans
Food by Spinnakers, Music, Coloring table for the kids
*August 12th, 6 - 8 pm*
CIAA's New  " Art Speaks - A Lecture and Demonstration Series " Jamestown  Library   
The Fine Art of Colored Pencil " -  Presentation by Kendra Fereirra 

Art Speaks Lecture

Paul Murray- Photography

Art is a Gift Holiday Show Town Hall Gallery

41st Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Little Picture Show

A Touch of Autumn 

Open - All mediums - Juried Entry  

Awards Reception 9/21/17 5-7pm - Pick Up  of accepted works  11/2/17  >>>>>>>>>>>>>

Jamestown Town Hall Gallery

93 Narragansett Ave.Jamestown

Ample parking in the back of building!

***Juror for Best In Show - Photography- Daniel G. Dunn -  Photo Journalist and Award Winning Photographer

***Juror for Best In Show - all other categories​ - Ann Bianchi - Instructor/ Fine Art & Textiles

***Color, Texture, Painting, Small Sculpture,  Photographic Images - Autumn   invokes many feelings, images etc. 

Congratulations to all participants ! Your works are beautiful!

See you at the opening - Elaine Porter,   CIAA President


Holiday Show
Art Is a Gift   Drop11/2/17    Opening 11/16/17   Pick Up   1/11/18
(Art is sold “off the wall” throughout the show.  Artists are invited to
replace sold pieces with another of a similar size)
Open- All mediums -  Festive Holiday opening planned

Wednesday, March 8, 6 - 8 pm, Jamestown Library
Don’t miss this stunning photo show!
Globetrotting photojournalist,  Daniel Forster, will amaze us with  a power point presentation of his adventures as the official Rolex Geneva and Rolex USA photographer. Forster,  the Swiss born sailing legend, is one of the finest yachting photographers of our time.  He has covered 12 America’s Cup Races since 1977,  

3 Volvo Round-the-World Races and 12 Olympic Games since 1972.  
The photos you will see are nothing short of spectacular!

“ ART SPEAKS “ is made possible - in part- by a grant from
The Rhode Island Foundation

Refreshments and conversation will follow the presentation.
Free to the public  -  Donations Appreciated 
Conanicut Island Art Association          -

Representing  Area Artists ... Serving the Community

since 1974

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             Jamestown Town Hall Gallery               

Conanicut Island Art Association

Holiday Craft Fair  2017  Lawn Avenue School Lawn Ave., Jamestown

Saturday  12/2/17   9 - 4:00 Big Festive Craft Fair with Over 40 Artists  Register early for this popular Show!!

For info: