Range of RI Designers Show Work

The Jamestown Art Center is hosting a Design Expo featuring Rhode Island talent.


A ring chair made out of part of the Coney Island Boardwalk by Jeff Soderbergh.

Jeff Soderbergh/Jamestown Arts Center

Rhode Island is home to all kinds of designers, whether they envision websites, furniture, medical devices, toys, packaging or yachts. And now many are coming together in one place.

The Jamestown Art Center is showcasing some of that range of talent with its first-ever Design Expo. The show opens this Thursday, January 10, and will feature presentations by some of the participating designers from Pawtucket to Newport. They include:

(Courtesy of Lakuna Design)

Students in the Jamestown Art Center’s Youth Design Studio program will also share their work on opening night, which runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Design Expo is free and open to the public. Can’t make it Thursday? The show runs through February 8 and the gallery is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., Jamestown, 560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org

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