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Photo: Red BoatCatherine Radix MansellMixed Media Encaustic12 x 12 x 1 in
Artist Catherine Radix Mansell, of Westerly, is featured in a special Members Invitational Exhibition at South County Art Association. Mansell has contributed seven recent mixed media encaustic pieces to the exhibition as well as one work executed in ink on paper. Her work will be exhibition alongside works by other local artists Laura White Carpenter, Burl Dawson, Judi Goudreau, Bonnie Jaffe, Marc Jaffe, and Deb Lichtenstein. The exhibition is on view through February 20, 2021. South County Art Association is open Wednesday – Sunday from 1 – 5 pm. A full inventory of the works Mansell is exhibiting can be downloaded in PDF from a link that will be sent by email to rinewstoday.com. Mansell has exhibited her work frequently including recent showings in highly competitive exhibitions Allied Artists of America at the Salmagundi Club of New York, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Mystic Museum of Art, the Lyme Art Association, the Providence Art Club, Spring Bull Gallery, as well as an exhibition in 2020 at Rhode Island Watercolor Society. Donations of her work have benefitted many nonprofits including the RISD Museum “Angels” program and Save the Bay of Rhode Island. She is represented by Frederica Marshall Gallery in Deer Isle, Maine.
Mansell earned her BS, MS, and MA at Columbia University and holds an AM in Environmental Studies from Brown University. While studying at Brown, she served as a Proctor at Brown’s Sarah Doyle Center for Women and Gender, where she shared management of the Center’s Art Gallery. She has completed additional studies in the Drawing and Painting Certificate Program at the Rhode Island School of Design. Active in the community, Mansell has served as a Sustaining Docent at the RISD Museum since 2009 and is a previous member of the RIWS Executive Board. In addition to RIWS she is an Elected Artist Member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Mystic Museum of Art, Allied Artists of America and an award-winning member of the Sumi-e Society of America. A former New Yorker, Catherine resides in Westerly, RI with her husband Anthony.
The South County Art Association was founded in 1929 and is located at 2587 Kingstown Road in Kingston, Rhode Island. Its mission is to promote greater public participation in the arts in Rhode Island.