Call for Artists and Writers

Strangers in a Strange Land Art Show

Alienation and Acceptance-we’re looking for stories
What does Stranger in a Strange Land mean to you?
Are you or someone you know and love “an outsider?”?
Or have you found acceptance and connection, in a group or in the Universe. Are you living the dream?
Share your stories. This show is a collaboration between the Portsmouth Arts Guild and St. Paul’s Church.
Artwork in any media, paintings, drawings, photography, digital, sculpture, ceramics and more are accepted and encouraged. We’re looking for writers too. There will be a spoken word event on the night of the opening reception and another date to be announced.

Intake dates for the show are Monday, June 25th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, June 26th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Opening Celebration Reception is Friday, June 29th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Work will be on view during regular Guild Gallery hours from June 29th to July 29th.

Artists Take Note – SHOW ENTRY INFO
Show entry fees:
Members: $15 first entry, $5 each additional, again, up to 3 entries per person
Non-Members: $20 first entry, $10 for second and $5 for third
You may join or renew your membership at time of intake. Membership is only $45.00 for one year.
Work must be less than 3 years old and not exhibited previously at one of the Portsmouth Arts Guild venues.


Juror: Mathews Krzysztof

1st Place


Hudson Kalble


2nd Place

“US Mail”

Kerry Hood


3rd Place

“The Queen”

Timothy Hetland


Honorable Mention


      “The Sentinel”                                                                                         “Relaxing at Home”
Joseph C. Dougherty                                                                            Wayne Quackenbush
         Pen & Ink                                                                                                        Photo
This exhibition is sponsored by
Allerton Framing
500 Metacom Ave.
Bristol, RI
Patty McCobb



Saturday, June 9th, from 9 am to 3 pm! 

Portsmouth Arts Guild is opening up its green lawn for members of the Portsmouth Community and beyond to set up goods from home to sell to friends and neighbors! A ten by ten feet space can be rented for only  $20.00 for the day!
Bring your own table or rent a large one for only $5.00!  Clear out your attics, garages and basements to sell hidden treasures!Artisans and crafters are offer their creations to a new and diverse audience!Vendors, please make payment, $20.00 donation for a space and
an additional $5.00 for a table, if necessary, at P.A.G. during
gallery hours, Friday through Sunday from 1 pm to 5pm, or at
Annex Comics
308 Broadway, Newport, from
Noon to 6 pm, 7 Days.
Please call 401-847-4607 with questions.


People’s Choice Award

Unconventional Still Life


Janet Dassau
“Three Shadows”


A full list of our Summer Arts Education classes available here




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