Newport, RI’s best source of local art featuring stunning fine art photography

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Currently on View at Blink:

Photography by Alexander Nesbitt

Akin to the “permanent collection” the main body of work on view at Blink Gallery is from Newport photographer Alexander Nesbitt. New to the collection are images printed in almost unbelievable clarity on the newest metal print process. The power of photography has always been in the capability to freeze a moment in time; in return the viewing of these images has allowed us to eternally contemplate the captured moment. With the assistance of state of the art cameras and updated print processes the sense of reality and detail in these prints is so expansive one can feel an almost geological sense of frozen time and it’s accompanying awe. There are eight new prints in this theme of both Newport and evocative world travel scenes.

Nesbitt is a maker with many skills and also exhibits a unique kind of hand-coated, self made metal print along with his ever popular handmade plywood mounted photo blocks, and traditional archival inkjet prints. Also on view is a wall sized collage piece from 2001. This piece depicts an little known section of Fort Adams in nine 20”x30” bolted together panels. This work was among those recently shown at TF Green Airport.

Salon de Refusés – Opening Sat. Feb 6th

Salon de Refusés

Every year there are countless beautiful pieces that don’t make into the Newport Annual Juried Show at the Newport Art Museum. We’re hanging the walls with 40 plus fantastic pieces that we think were overlooked. Join us and see what else Newport’s artists have created! Show runs Saturday Feb. 6 to Feb 14, 2016

Our Artists

Savvy travel photography Our collection includes Newport, RI and savvy travel fine art photography by the award-winning Newport photographer Alexander Nesbitt, paintings by Kimberly Petersen, and Rupert Nesbitt, ceramics by David Allyn, saltwater botanical prints by Mary Jameson, and the original Carbon fiber jewelry by Diana Hall.

About the Gallery

blink exterior view Blink Gallery is now located at 478 Thames St., in the “Courtyard on Thames” in downtown Newport. Our local art gallery is in the heart of downtown Newport in the Lower Thames Street shopping area, next to Mokka coffeehouse and, near many amazing restaurants like Bouchard, the Revolving Door, and Stoneacre Pantry. Voted “Best Gallery” by the readers of Newport Life Magazine 4 years running, it’s a Newport arts destination and a great thing to do downtown.

Shop our fine art photography and Jewelry

Water Taxi, Egypt 1 Fine art prints of Newport, RI photography, travel photography, handmade photo blocks, and jewelry are all online here. Order online for fine art prints and great gift ideas.

Carbon fiber spiral bracelet Check back regularly, as we are always adding new items as they are available!

What’s New

Sunday Gallery Sunday

Join us for a monthly gallery hop on the first Sunday of every month in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island.  The second of many is SUNDAY Feb 7,2016 – info here

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