Hera Gallery




Amanda Swain Bingham
Alexandra Broches
Jeannette Jacobs
John Kotula
Viera Levitt
Elizabeth Lind
Jack Massey
Barbara Pagh
Roberta Richman
Jason E. Smith
Michael Yefko


Uli Brahmst
Iris Donnelly
Connie Greene 
Susan Hayward
Mandy Howe
Emily Humphrey
(student member) 
Jill McLaughlin
Barbara Owen
Myron Rubenstein
James Sundquist
(student member)
Mara Trachtenberg
MJ Yeager


Jeannette Jacobs
John Kotula


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Hera Gallery
10 High Street
Wakefield, RI 02879


mailing address:
PO Box 336
Wakefield, RI 02880

Gallery Hours:
Wed, Thu, Fri 1 - 5
Saturday 10 - 4
Or by appointment


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Hera is a proactive community of artists who are passionate about bringing fine art to South County and the larger community. Hera Gallery promotes a professional artistic presence for emerging and established artists who are dedicated to their creative practice. In addition to a full schedule of exhibitions, Hera strives to engage the public through programming such as lectures, talks, film and video screenings, performance and spoken word. Established in 1974, Hera Gallery is a non-profit artist-run arts organization that has continued to stimulate discussion and challenge perceptions for 40 years.





March 7th – April 4th
Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 7th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Showcasing artists using various mediums to illustrate a fantastical experience of space and landscape filtered from a woman’s perspective.

Exhibiting Artists:
Jennifer Daltry, Brooke Erin Goldstein, Janice Lee Kelly, Lauren W Scotto, Maggie Jeanne Siegel, & Mara Trachtenberg.




April 11th – May 9th
Opening Reception:
Saturday, April 11th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

This national juried exhibition presents a varied perspective on contemporary views of water as an essential element.
Political, social, environmental and aesthetic themes related to water in all media will be on display.

Dina Deitsch of Goodman Taft

Selected Artists:
Jonathan Beckerman, New Milford, CT;
Michelle Benoit, West Warwick, RI;
Joe Cory, Helena, AL;
John Deamond, Burtonsville, MD;
Patricia DeCamp, Loudonville, NY;
Geoff Delanoy, Baltimore, MD;
Adam Farcus, Maitland, FL;
John Francis, Boise, ID;
Julie Gautier-Downes, Santa Barbara, CA;
Linda Adele Goodine, Indianapolis, IN;
Patty Harris Brooklyn, NY;
Mary Jameson, Middletown, RI;
Kerry Kolenut, Franklin Lakes, NJ;
Holly Lay, Muncie, IN;
David Mangels, Acton, MA;
Sabrina McLaughlin, San Luis, AZ;
Kelsey Miller, Portsmouth, RI;
Haley Nannig, North Kingstown, RI;
William Nieberding, Nacogdoches, TX;
Elizabeth Parker, Cohoes, NY;
Sarah Pfohl, Mount Pleasant, MI;
Ellen Pratte, Portsmouth, RI;
CW Roelle, Foster, RI;
David Roon, Moscow, ID;
Steven Rubin, State College, PA;
Dannon Schroeder, Tempe, AZ;
Barbara Simcoe, Omaha, NE



Branching Out
Birdhouse Fundraiser

Sunday, April 26th
1:00 – 4:00 pm

At The Farmer's Daughter

Artist made birdhouses and garden themed art will be auctioned off silently and live in benefit of the gallery and Welcome House.

There will be food vendors next to the greenhouse all afternoon and entertainment provided by local musicians. We will also have activities geared towards children!

Birdhouse and garden themed art donations will be accepted at Hera Gallery on April 15, 16, or 17 from 1-5pm.

We look forward to celebrating the boundless creativity found within our community and the arrival of a long awaited spring!



Hera Portfolio Fundraiser

Saturday, June 27th, 7:00pm

Dear friends of Hera we are very excited to have assembled a set of 5 portfolios of work by Hera artists to be raffled off this summer to benefit the gallery.
10 Hera members who are photographers or printmakers to do a limited edition of 5 prints.

5 portfolio boxes will be raffled in a drawing to be held on Saturday June 27, at 7pm at 10 High Street. Each work is 11”x14” and is housed in an archival box.

The artists who have contributed work are Amanda Swain Bingham, Alexandra Broches, Uli Brahmst, Iris Donnelly, John Kotula, Viera Levitt, Jill McLaughlin, Barbara Pagh, Myron Rubenstein, and Mara Trachtenberg.

Tickets for the raffle are $50 and we have limited the number of tickets to 100. You may purchase more than one ticket and do not have to be present to win. Five tickets will be drawn to determine the winners.

See the link below for the Raffle PDF and we will send you the ticket stubs.






Exhibition Events

March 10
Grant Writing Workshop with RISCA's Cristina DiChiera

March 15
NetWorks Film Screening

Featuring films on Esther Solondz, Monica Shinn, Corey Greyhorse, Laura Travis, Wendy Wahl, & Allison Paschke

March 18
Artist Marketing Talk with Mint Leaf Media, 7:30pm

March 28
Support Women Artists Now (SWAN) Day Event,

April 2
Craft and Chat Night with Brooke Erin Goldstein

April 11-May 9
Opening Reception: April 11 6-8pm

New Work from Jack Massey & Mike Yefko
May 16- June 20
Opening Reception: May 16 6-8pm



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These programs are presented with partial support from The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts


Be sure to check out HERA 2010, a catalog of Hera artist members' work with an introductory essay by former director Katherine Veneman, Curator of Education, Blaffer Museum, University of Houston. The book is available for purchase at www.blurb.com.