Open Rehearsals: Dance and Movement at the RISD Museum

It is my pleasure to present the work of dancer/choreographer Jessica Howard at Open Rehearsals: Dance and Movement, a performance event taking place at the RISD Museum on Sunday, March 9 from 1:30 to 3pm, and repeating on Thursday, March 13 from 5:30 to 7pm.

This is the first in a new series that will bring dance and movement beyond the proscenium stage and into other cultural and architectural contexts.  My hope is to create more opportunities for the visual arts and dance/movement communities to come together, including makers, viewers and audiences.

More information at RISD museum’s website:

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March 6, 2014

RISD wintersession studio, The Magic Box

I co-taught a RISD wintersession studio with Jane South and Michael McGarty in collaboration with Eva Marie Pacheco, artistic director of Providence Ballet Theatre to develop and design the set, costumes, and props for an original ballet production called The Magic Box.

The Magic Box, with additional works by Katie Paquin and Michael Bolger will be shown on

Friday, April 11, 2014 at 7:30pm

Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 2:00pm

The Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, Sapinsley Hall, Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI

For information and tickets: 401-456-8144,


For more information about the studio, here is a link to the blog we used to share things with each other.

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March 3, 2014

recent exhibition



Legacy in Paint (The Mentor Project)

Work by David Barnes, Buck Hastings, Mollie Hosmer-Dillard, Li Jun Lai, Paula Martiesian, Michele Provost, John Riedel, Erika Sabel, Ida Schmulowitz, Dan Talbot

On View: Now through May 5, 2013
Newport Art Museum
76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11AM – 4PM, Sunday 12PM – 4PM

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April 15, 2013

Red, Ylw, Grn

Red, Ylw, Grn, is an installation.

On view 12/4-12/24/11

Artist talk Thursday 12/15/11, 5:30pm

AS220 Project Space

93 Matthewson Street, Providence RI 02903

Contact – Neal Walsh 401-831-9327 X114


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November 27, 2011