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Jonathan Chace

Jonathan Chace for organizing, provisioning and supervising the libations consultants for First Fridays for the past five years and for organizing and staffing multiple other RiverArts events.

Kathleen O’Connor

Kathleen O’Connor for coordinating food for every First Friday since RiverArts opened five years ago and for chairing Art in Bloom for the past several years.

Mike Heffron

Mike Heffron for negotiating contracts for the Clay Studio and the new education center, ArtsAlive, for coordinating and completing the work that needed to be done to make the new education center ready and for serving as treasurer of RiverArts for almost two years.

Cindy Stafford

Cindy Stafford for coordinating another successful Paint the Town event in April, for being a monthly libations consultant and for serving previously as secretary to the board, Visionaries chair and Education chair.

Sue Basener

Sue Basener for serving on the gift shop committee every Wednesday morning for the past 18 months to meet with artists to take in new inventory and arrange the gift shop displays.

Joy Berghaus

Joy Berghaus for serving on the gift shop committee every Wednesday morning for the past couple of years to meet with artists to take in new inventory and arrange the gift shop displays.

Sue Leeman

Sue Leeman for creating and maintaining our Quickbooks gift shop inventory and spending every Wednesday morning at RiverArts to update inventory and coordinate gift shop displays for the past two plus years.

Barbara Fancher

Barbara Fancher for her leadership as co-chair of the Membership Committee and for volunteering in the Gallery for two hours every week for the past two plus years.

Volunteers of the Month

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month: Lolli Sherry, Laura Ventura, Dianna Frymiare, and Jody & Jim Gilliland. Our volunteers are our most important asset.

Juried Show Winners

Steve Rogers won best in show, Peter Saenger won the Create Gallery award and Anne Singer won the People’s Choice in RiverArts Juried Painting, Sculpture and Contemporary Craft exhibition.

Empty Bowls

Thanks to everyone who attended the 9th Annual Empty Bowls event on Wednesday, April 17. This popular community event raised $5,000 for the Kent County Community Food Pantry.

Art in Bloom

Our Annual Celebration of Floral Art, held on June 23, 2019 raised enough funds to allow 5 additional students to attend our KidSPOT Summer Camp this year. Thanks to all the arrangers and guests and volunteers who supported this event.

Sue Wright

Sue Wright for her leadership as chair of RiverArt’s Holiday Show and Sale for the past 5 years.

Raven Pray Bishop

Raven Bishop for her successful curation of Emerging Artists and of Jeff Huntington and his Harriet Tubman mural as well as for her expertise as chair of the KidSPOT Advisory Board.

Jim North

Jim North, along with his brother-in-law, Ronn Akins, for his expert hanging of over a dozen RiverArts exhibitions in the past 18 months.

Ronn Akins

Ronn Akins, along with his brother in law, Jim North, for his expert hanging of over a dozen RiverArts exhibitions.

Art in Stewardship 2017

Thanks to Greg Mort for supporting our exhibition and for protecting our environment through his Art of Stewardship Project.

Visual Storytelling

Learn how to develop your visual story for a narrative or documentary film with filmmaker Cid Collins Walker.

Volunteers of the Month

Congratulations to our March Volunteers of the Month: Ronn Akins, Jim North, Raven Bishop and Sue Wright. Our volunteers are our most important asset.

Arts Alive

Get Your tickets for Arts Alive to celebrate RiverArts’ 5th birthday.