Tim Blankenship

I've worked at WaterFire since 2003. For the first 9 years of my career here I worked in the Production Shop learning all of the details that go into the physical production of the event. I have recently transitioned to role of managing WaterFire's social media and web presence. I find it very rewarding working to increase engagement with our supporters both locally and globally.

AS220 & New Urban Arts Make Shortlist for 2013 ArtPlace Grants

Congratulations to AS220 and New Urban Arts for being among the 104 finalist  for the 2013 ArtPlace’s Creative Placemaking grants. The finalists for this years grants include groups from 72 communities in 33 states and the District of Columbia and were chosen from 1,225 letters of inquiry from across the country. Last… Read More »AS220 & New Urban Arts Make Shortlist for 2013 ArtPlace Grants

JWU Men’s Tennis Team joins WaterFire for a Woodpile Workout

WaterFire would like to thank the Johnson & Wales Men’s Tennis team, lead by Devin Kitterick, Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach and Johnson and Wales student, for helping WaterFire do some important preparation leading up to WaterFire’s 2013 season. Over 10 members of the team plus their coach Adam Spring joined WaterFire for 3 hours… Read More »JWU Men’s Tennis Team joins WaterFire for a Woodpile Workout

Providence Named One of America’s Top ArtPlaces for 2013

ArtPlace, an initiative of national and regional foundations, various federal agencies, and major banks to accelerate creative placemaking across the U.S., has released a report that identifies the Top ArtPlaces in 33 of the nation’s largest U.S. metropolitan areas with neighborhoods that have been exceptionally successful at combining art, artists and venues… Read More »Providence Named One of America’s Top ArtPlaces for 2013

Thanks to all of our 2012 Volunteers

[one_half] WaterFire Providence would like to thank of all of our 2012 volunteers for making another amazing season possible. Thanks to their hard work, dedication, and passion WaterFire continues to be vibrant piece of the Rhode Island Community. We would also like to acknowledge all of our interns whose hard work… Read More »Thanks to all of our 2012 Volunteers

WaterFire August 18, 2012

The next full lighting of WaterFire will be Saturday, August 18th. The fires will be lit shortly after sunset (7:42 p.m.) and remain lit until MIDNIGHT. This WaterFire lighting is sponsored by: Fidelity Investments & the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives There are a lot of exciting special events at this weekend’s… Read More »WaterFire August 18, 2012

The WaterFire Providence My Story Project

The WaterFire Providence My Story Project. Your Memories. Your Stories. Our Inspiration. We’d love to hear it. And we’d love to share it, for your stories tell our story. All amusing, romantic, funny, joyous, poignant, surprising, touching, unexpected or “only-in-Rhode Island” stories are welcome and encouraged! Be creative, be brief, and… Read More »The WaterFire Providence My Story Project