Wickford Art Festival

Proudly produced by the Wickford Art Association since 1962.

JULY 9th & JULY 10, 2O22




Produced by the Wickford Art Association since 1962, we invite you to come and discover the Wickford Art Festival at Wilson Park, the Wickford Art Festival carries on it’s long history and reputation for featuring some of the top fine artists from across the country, but also hosting many of the well known and beloved New England and local Rhode Island artists widely admired by art enthusiasts. Wilson Park is located on 211 West Main Street (across from Centreville Bank, 234 West main Street, Wickford) in North Kingstown


The festival hosts over 200 artists showcasing their fine art in a variety of mediums including: ceramics, wood, wearable and decorative fiber, furniture, fine jewelry, drawing, etching, glass, mixed media, painting (watercolors, oil, gouache, acrylic), photography, printmaking, pyrography, and sculptures.

Artist inquiries can be directed to: wickfordartfestival@gmail.com


Admission is always free and as an added bonus to fine art collectors, Rhode Island does not collect sales tax on fine art sales!

All original and limited edition works of art sold in the state of Rhode Island is exempt from state sales tax”    RISCA (Rhode Island State Council on the Arts)


Parking is available at Wilson Park and Wickford Middle School. A complimentary shuttle will run from Wickford Middle School to Wilson Park. Parking is also available at the town’s public lots and permitted street parking on West Main Street, Main Street, Brown Street. (Click “Parking Map” below).

Upon arrival at the festival, stop by the Wickford Art Association information booth for a festival map, to purchase one of a kind festival apparel or enter to win a piece of art while supporting the scholarship raffle. 

Historic Wickford just a ¼ mile walk from Wilson Park is set on beautiful Narragansett Bay and the village comes alive for this annual event. Make sure to stroll down and enjoy the beloved strawberry shortcakes on the lawn of First Baptist Church on Main Street! With beautiful views, gorgeous historic homes, dozens of quality shops and a variety of restaurants, artists and attendees come to experience this one of a kind festival year after year.


Click the logo above to check out the NK Chamber’s dedicated page on all thing to do the weekend of the Festival! North Kingstown has so much to offer – this will help you plan your visit!


Visit the Wickford Village Merchant’s page by clicking the logo above to plan your shopping, dining and learn more about its history!

Information for Exhibiting Artists

Information for current exhibiting artists and artists interested in applying for next year’s festival.
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2021 Festival Exhibitor List

Check out this year’s accepted (new & returning) exhibitors!
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The Wickford Art Festival would not be able to take place without a dedicated team of hard working volunteers!
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The OFFICIAL Wickford Art Festival page! Produced by the Wickford Art Association since 1962.

Here is the winning design for the 2022 Wickford Art Festival T-shirt. I chose to post the Green background version ( I am partial to green). Design by Kate Taylor. Kate is a member of the WAA and has a BFA from URI. She has worked as a freelance graphic designer for the past 12 years. Kate also has a busy wedding and portrait photography business. Check out more of her work here: www.polarsquaredesigns.com/next year is the 60th WAF, so plan ahead with your designs.#wickfordartassociation #wickford #wickfordmerchants #artfestival ... See MoreSee Less

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I'd like to introduce the Wickford Art Association's Festival Director, Brian O'Malley. Brian has been working diligently these past few months to bring the 59th Wickford Art Festival to life! Brian joins us from the Community College of Rhode Island where he is an Adjunct Professor of Art and a lecturer at Northeastern University. Brian is also currently curating and participating in "Exhale: A Multisensory Art Experience" at the Southern Vermont Arts Center (through June 12th).Thank you Brian for your dedication in putting together this year's festival! If you'd like to find out how you can help with this year's festival, please reach out to Brian directly: wickfordartfestival@gmail.com Our volunteers are what sets the Wickford Art Festival apart from all the rest!Thank you!John PitoccoPresident, WAA ... See MoreSee Less

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Returning artist and Wickford Art Association member, Peter M Fish, will be at the 2022 Wickford Art Festival. www.instagram.com/petfish18/Come check out his stunning photographs this summer#wickfordartassociation #wickford #artfestival #localeats #localart # ... See MoreSee Less

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