La Famiglia Press Release

La Famiglia

la famiglia

December 9, 2018 – January 20, 2019

famiglia: noun [ feminine ] /fa’miʎa/ (nucleo) family

ATELIER NEWPORT will host an annual holiday exhibition entitled, la famiglia, highlighting artists who have exhibited here since the gallery’s inception and new artists we welcomed this year. la famiglia, will open Sunday, December 9th and run through January 20th, 2019, with a cocktail reception on Sunday December 9th from 2:00-4:00pm. Featuring works from Gayle Mandle, David Barnes, Mary Dondero, Jeremy Miranda, Roseanne Williams, Jeff Soderbergh, Karen Yank, Heinke Bohnert, K.A. Davis, Daniel Anselmi, Richard Nocera and others.

This reception will also mark a celebration for our newest Atelier Newport family member, and gallery partner, Michele Maker Palmieri. Maker Palmieri was formerly the General Manager of the Newport Yachting Center and is founder and owner of Waterfront Productions, LLC/Newport Waterfront Events. Maker Palmieri joined Bobbie Lemmons in May as a visionary to steward the gallery into its next chapter. Palmieri and Lemmons, took on full ownership this past October from investor, Lee Valentini, who was instrumental in the start-up of the gallery. Maker Palmieri and Lemmons, share a broad vision and ambitious plans to take the gallery beyond Newport, RI, with curated exhibitions and international art fairs.

In support of the Atelier family, the la famiglia show features works from K.A. Davis, who resides in Chico, California and was greatly impacted by the devastation of the Northern California wildfires.   Proceeds from his work will benefit his community’s recovery efforts.

Atelier [ah-tel-YEH] from French ateliér: a workshop or studio used by an artist, artisan or designer. ATELIER NEWPORT has created a sanctuary and oasis for an eclectic mix of emerging and mid-career artists from around the globe; each of whom have a deep connection to Newport. The gallery is located next to the historic International Tennis Hall of Fame on Bellevue Avenue.

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