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The Mill at Shady Lea: Open Studios

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 Holiday Open Studios

Dec2 & 3 2023

    215 Shady Lea Road
    North Kingstown, RI 0285

           10 am - 4 pm



 WE ARE BACK !!!!! 


On Dec 2nd & 3rd from 10 to 4, the historic Shady Lea Mill will again open it’s doors for our Winter Open Studios Tour. Situated on the scenic Mattatuxet River in North Kingstown.  We house over 40 artists and artisans working in various media.  Some of Rhode Island’s most gifted people open their doors to the public and offer a wide array of hand made local gifts.  Featured will be one of a kind Pottery, Sculpture, Weaving, Spinning, Rug Hooking, Painting, Mixed Media Collage, Glass Blowing, Photography, Jewelry Design and Woodworking.  Classes are offered in Rug Hooking, Painting and Pottery.    

 Back again this year is the absolutely gorgeous jewelry of Petri Kymlander, the antique clocks of Rich Fyans and our busy Donna Thompson, still making things with a bit of a “twist”. This year we will also be featuring several new additions to our "old timers"  Newbies this year are Painters, Ann O’Brien, Gloria Dahl and Marisa Lonkart.  The Shady Birds Potters welcomes new partner,Theresa Nelson.  Wander thru the historic hallways of the Shady Lea and enjoy meeting the artists, watching demonstrations and be prepared to be amazed!   Check our Website, Instagram and Facebook Page for more Information.

   As always, The Shady Lea continues to be home to an artistic magic that permeates through every Studio.  While admission is free,  the artists of Shady Lea Mill are asking guests to bring a non-perishable food items for the North Kingstown Food Bank.   Collection bins will be placed at every point of entry.     

Below is an updated list of all our current tenants. 

Shady Lea Mill Open Studios
Shady Lea Mill
215 Shady Lea Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Instagram #themillatshadylea

Admission is free but we will be collecting donations for the  NK Food Bank as we do every year.

Open to the public / Free parking





Participating Artists & Businesses
Please check in for updates

Suite No.NameType of Art
100 Anchor Bend Glassworks Hand Blown Glass
101 Stephen Farrelly Art/Vintage Restoration, Estate Placement,
103 Realfibers - Suzy Bellanger and Wayne Bruce Weaver, papermaker, fiber artist
104 Trish Hurley Oil Painter
105 Marjorie Jensen Abstract Oil Painter
105 Julie Munafo pewter and frames, metal artist
107 Seaside Rug Hooking Co/Debra Walland/Laura Kenyon Fiber Arts/Hand hooked rugs & supplies
107 Donna Thompson Pottery
108 Marisa Lonkart Painter
109 Joe McDonald Painting/Printmaker
114 Petri Kymlander Goldsmith, Designer, Jeweler
115 Ann O'Brien Abstract/Acrylic Painter
116 John Nanian Photography
117 Robert Kalaidjian Painter
118 Coastal Pottery Studio/Samara Monfette & Kara McKamey Ceramics
201 Kathryn O'Donovan Dragonfly Fiber Arts Studio
202 Derek Delahunt Photographer
203 Joe Yoffa STUDIO Mixed Media
204 Karen Houston Painter
205 Kim Ellery Acrylic painter / Expressionist
206 TC in Clay/Theresa Nelson Ceramics
207 Painting Daisies Photography/Tracey Michaelson Photography
208 Lynn Malec Painter
214 Jane Loomis Painter
218 Gloria Dahl Painter/Two Dimensional Art
221SL Ocean Road Woodworking/Jerry Kellitter&Joseph Maggio Woodworking