28th Biennial Young Adults' Exhibition

February 4th – February 25th

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 4th, 6-8pm




Sponsored in part by Belmont, South County Art Supply, South County Health, and the GFWC Women’s Club of South County


South Kingstown. Hera Gallery is pleased to host the 28th Biennial Young Adults’ Exhibition. Hera is happy to once again have the opportunity to serve our community by presenting an outstanding art exhibit that celebrates the young artists of Rhode Island. This three week long exhibition will showcase the limitless range of technique and creative expression being fostered in our communities. We invite the public to join us Saturday, February 4th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for the opening reception of the Young Adults’ Exhibition.

The Young Adults’ Exhibition features High School students throughout the state, offering young artists a unique opportunity to present their original artwork to the community in a professional gallery setting.  Over 200 public and private schooled students will be participating in the exhibition. The exhibition will feature drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and more. This year’s postcard features the winner of our postcard competition, Elinor Swanson, a senior student of South Kingstown High School. The piece is entitled Home is Where your Head is.

Three “Art Supplies” awards of $125 graciously donated by GFWC Women’s Club of South County will be given to three junior and senior female students. Futher, non-monetary awards will be open to students in grades 9 – 12 in different media. The work will be juried by Ewa Romanaszewicz, an internationally exhibited artist who currently teaches in the art department at URI and CCRI.

This year we will feature work from North Kingstown High School, South Kingstown High School, Chariho High School, The Lincoln School, Rocky Hill, Ocean Tides School, Middlebridge School, and Exeter-West Greenwich.

The exhibition will take place at Hera Gallery, 10 High Street in Wakefield, RI. The public is invite to attend the Young Adults’ Exhibition on Saturday, February 4th from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

These programs are presented with partial support from The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, South County Art Supply, Belmont Market, South County Health, GFWC Women’s Club of South County and The Friends of Hera. Hera Gallery is free and open to the public and is accessible to persons with disabilities. Parking is available.