PAINTING, MURALS, PHOTOGRAPHY
Sculpture and Three Dimensional Art
Paint Box Project

 

 

 
 

History of Pawtucket
Artist: Brent Alan Bachelder
Date: 2004
Material: latex paint
Commission/Funding: City of Pawtucket, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative
Location: Dennis M. Lynch Arena, 25 Andrew Ferland Way
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Main Street Garage Murals
Artists: Mimo Gordan Riley, Morris Nathanson, Regina Partridge, Nancy Gaucher-Thomas, Liz Pannell and Kenn Speiser
Year: 2005 - 2018
Material: latex paint
Commission/Funding: Pawtucket Arts Collaborative and The Pawtucket Foundation
Location: Main Street Garage in downtown
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Route I-95 Murals
Artist: Designed by Gretchen Dow Simpson
Painted by Johan Bjurman, Munir D. Mohammed
Date: 2013
Material: acrylic paint
Commission/Funding: Governor Lincoln Chafee Beautification Program
Location: Route I-95 near Exit 29
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The World at the Curvin McCabe Elementary School
Artists: Gretchen Dow Simpson, Mimo Gordon Riley, Marianne Purviance, Don Chabot
Date: 1998
Material: arcylic paint
Location: 466 Cottage Street

     
 

Payne Park Playground
Artist: Unknown
Location:On Sterry Street, one block from Pawtucket Avenue and across from the Woodlawn Community Center, is a playground with a free-standing wall with murals on both sides.  Figures engaged in a variety of athletic activities appears on one side while a landscape filled with animals and a fellow fishing are illustrated on the reverse side.

     
 

Tot Lot Mural
Artist: Brent Alan Bachelder
Year: 2008
Material: latex paint
Commission/Funding:  Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation, Pawtucket Foundation
Location: Corner of Barton Street and Broad Street
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A Neighborhood that Cares
Artist: Unknown
Material: arcylic paint
Location: Intersection of Broadway and the Geo. Bennett Highway
Commission/Funding:Pleasant View Business Association and the City of Pawtucket

     
 

Bike Path Mural
Artist: Mimo Gordon Riley
Year: 2016
Material: acrylic paint
Commission/Funding: Pamela Hughes
Location: Veteran's Memorial Park at Roosevelt and Exchange Streets
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Memorial Garden
Artist: Mimo Gordon Riley
Year: 2015
Material: acrylic paint
Commission/Funding: Pamela Hughes
Location: Veteran's Memorial Park at Roosevelt and Exchange Streets
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Dinosaurs
Artist: Mike Bryce
Year:
Material: acrylic paint
Commission/Funding: Rotary Club of Rhode Island
Location: Stairwell leading to Children's Book Room, Pawtucket Library
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PAINTINGS

 

 

Hope
Artist: Gretchen Dow Simpson
Year:
Material: oil paint
Commission/Funding: Pawtucket Art Festival
Location: Mayor's Office, City Hall
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Mother Cole's Wash
Artist: Kristin Morill
Year:
Material: acrylic paint
Commission/Funding: Pawtucket Panel Grant
Location: Zoning Department, City Hall
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Slatersville Boarding House
Artist: Kristin Morill
Year:
Material: acrylic paint
Commission/Funding: Pawtucket Panel Grant
Location: Planning and Redevlopment, City Hall
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Sam Patch The Jumper
Artist: Kristin Morill
Year:
Material: acrylic paint
Commission/Funding: Pawtucket Panel Grant
Location: Planning and Redevlopment, City Hall
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Mills Across the Blackstone
Artist: Penelope Manzella
Year:
Material: oil paint
Commission/Funding: Artist Donation
Location: Pawtucket Public Library, first floor
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Pawtucket Public Library
Artist: Penelope Manzella
Year: 2003
Material: oil paint
Commission/Funding: Artist Donation
Location: Pawtucket Public Library
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Pawtucket's First City Hall
Artist: Sybil
Year:
Material:
Commission/Funding: 
Location: Pawtucket Public Library, Rhode Island Room
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Pawtucket's First High School
Artist: Sybil
Year:
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Commission/Funding: 
Location: Pawtucket Public Library, Rhode Island Room
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Deborah Cook Sayles
Artist: Kenyon Cox
Year:
Material: oil paint
Commission/Funding: Donated in 1990 by Caroline Sayles Chittenden, eldest daughter of Deborah and Frederick Sayles.
Location: Pawtucket Public Library in stairwell
Comment: Deborah was wife of Frederick Clark Sayles who funded the Deborah Cook Sayles Public Library which opened in 1902. Frederick Sayles was the first mayor after the City was incorporated.
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Samuel Slater
Artist: Unknown
Year: c. 1830
Material: oil paint
Commission/Funding: Given on permanent loan by Samuel Slater, the great grandson of the man who designed the first fully mechanized waterpowered cotton spinning mill in America.
Location: Pawtucket Public Library, Rhode Island Room

   

 

 

Minerva Sanders
Artist: Blanchard
Year:
Material: oil paint
Commission/Funding: 
Location: Pawtucket Public Library, Rhode Island Room
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Drawing of Moshassack Bleachery
Artist: Frederick Cook Sayles
Year: 1852
Material: graphite on paper
Commission/Funding: 
Location: Pawtucket Public Library, Director's Office
Comment: script reads "Moshassack Bleachery destroyed by fire June 4, 1854"
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Pawtucket Buildings
Artist: Joseph Giusti
Year: c.1960
Material: Oil on Canvas
Commission/Funding:
Location: Engineering Office, Pawtucket Department of Public Works
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PHOTOGRAPY

 

 

Tolman High School and 6 photographs of Pawtucket Buildings
Artist: James Draper
Year: 2016
Material: 7 Digital Photographs
Commission/Funding: City Clerk's Office
Location: City Council Meeting Room

     
 

Photographs of Pawtucket Mill Buildings
Artist: Matthew Kierstead
Year:
Material: photography
Commission/Funding: 
Location: Mayor's Office, City Hall
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TEMPORARY PROJECTS

 

 

Wheat Paste Project
Artist: Keri King
Year: September 2017 -
Material: digital images printed on paper and wheat paste
Commission/Funding: Pawtucket Arts Festival
Location: various locations in the City
Photo credit: Erin X. Smithers
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