The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly is celebrating its 25th year. Special events throughout the year will celebrate this landmark anniversary, culminating with a special invitational show in September celebrating all the artists who have been part of ACGOW over the past quarter century.
With new shows and openings each month and special Westerly Arts Café events, there’s always something new to see, and experience.
Join us at the
Westerly Arts Café!
Check Events for all upcoming shows & performances at the Gallery.
The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly invites you to the opening reception of 'Stolen Moments - Past, Present & Future' on Friday, July 7th from 5-8pm. Our July show features artists Liz McGee, Deborah Napelitano and Betsie Withey.
This show celebrates the many dimensions of time, memory and sensation. The feel of sunshine, the fragrance of cotton candy mixed with ocean breezes, sultry nights filled with fireflies’ glow. Real or remembered, summer’s precious moments fill our consciousness. The show will run from June 28-July 30.
Member artist Liz McGee is an award-winning watercolorist whose inspiration comes from her experiences in the wilds of nature and her deep spirituality. As Ms. McGee states, “When I look at nature, I see the hand of the Master all around me. He has created a glorious masterpiece. From this canvas, I draw my artistic inspiration. For more information visit her website www.lizmcgee.com.
Member artist Betsie Withey creates fiber art, knitwear, and large scale textile art/sculptural dresses and hats. With degrees in both Fashion Design and Fine Arts, Betsie creates magical clothes and accessories. Her inspiration comes from nature, including all manner of leaves, flowers, roots, and other organic shapes, as well as from folklore, fashion and costume history. Betsie's work can be found on her etsy shop: www.thefaeriemarket.etsy.com.
Member artist Deborah Napolitano, Who better to capture a stolen moment than a photographer? Deborah has been in pursuit of such moments since she was 18 years old. Her keen eye celebrates ordinary moments that most would miss. In her work, the artist transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. Click here to see more of Deborah's work.
Mark your Calendar for these upcoming Special Events:
Saturday, August 5th: The 2nd Annual Great Art Heist! Join us for this exciting gala event of the summer, in beautiful Watch Hill! Find out how to 'Steal' a great original piece of art here!
Friday, August 18th: Tom Connelly, singer and poet, joins us for an evening of entertainment in the gallery. Don't miss this wonderful summer event at the Westerly Arts Café. 7-9pm.