The Bristol Art Museum announced those artists selected for awards in the “It Takes All Types” community exhibit hosted in collaboration with the Rogers Free Library comprised of submitted artwork from local and regional artists. The exhibit opens today and ends on December 19. Artist and renowned printmaker for the Providence Art Club Carol Strause FitzSimonds judged nearly 28 pieces of submitted artwork.
ARTWORK SELECTED FOR AWARDS
ALL TYPES AT THE BRISTOL ART MUSEUM
The Bristol Art Museum is currently hosting “All Types,” featuring a vast printmaking portfolio by 25 artists from the Providence Art Club. The exhibit is guest curated by FitzSimonds and will be on display from Friday, October 15 to Sunday, December 19, Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. An Artist’s Reception is scheduled for Thursday, October 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Museum.
Complementing the exhibits are two events relative to printmaking: a virtual presentation by renowned art historian, gallerist, and appraiser Michael Rose titled, A Fine Line: Provocative Printmaking in Art History, on Thursday, November 4 at 6 p.m. and a demonstration on Relief Printmaking & Multiple Plate Woodcuts by Providence artist Angel Dean and Newport artist Elizabeth Goddard on Saturday, November 6 at 1 p.m. at the Museum.
According to her website, FitzSimonds, who teaches classes and workshops in printmaking for the Providence Art Club, graduated with a degree in art from Hollins College. She studied design, drawing, and printmaking classes at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington, and at the Art League School in Alexandria, Virginia.
FitzSimonds has exhibited in several regional and national exhibitions across the United States and overseas in Australia, Czechoslovakia, and Northern Ireland. Her award-winning prints, drawings and artist books can be found in public and private collections, including the Zimmerli Art Museum, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Library of Congress, Newport Art Museum, and New Britain Museum of American Art.