WaterFire, in partnership with Bryce Studio, will begin hosting an artisan market, WarterFire Arts Festival Plaza, featuring artists and fine artisans who create handmade jewelry, sculpture, glass, paintings, photography, prints, and ceramics to display and sell their work during WaterFire nights beginning July 13. This outdoor show will be held on Washington Street, in the heart of WaterFire. WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza will offer visitors the opportunity to purchase artwork by Rhode Island-based artists and will add to their WaterFire experience. July 13 will feature artwork for sale by Mike Bryce, Harliquinn Designs, My Stonington Garden, TNI Design, New Moon Ceramics, The Utopian Collection, and more. WaterFire Arts Plaza will be open from 6pm to 10:30pm.
Featured Artist: Mike Bryce
Mike Bryce received his BFA in 1994 from the University of RI, and his MFA from Syracuse University in 1998. For fourteen years, Bryce was a professor of fine art, illustration and design, teaching at Massachusettes College of Art and the Art Institute of Boston. Currently, Bryce is a full time fine artist, exhibiting throughout New England in many galleries and festivals. A very prolific painter, his works in oils, acrylics, and watercolors can be found in numerous private and corporate collections. Bryce resides on Providence’s historic East Side with his daughter Sienna.