Testimonials from Art Recipients

Meeting Street School

“The students are already dying to name the dog in the Irish Setter painting.  The art is a welcome addition to the building and I thoroughly enjoyed working with you.”

- Sara Masri, Assistant Director of Development

East Bay Community Action Program Health Center, Newport

“We love the art and were able to hang it in its new home.  I wish you could have seen the smiles on everyone’s faces when we hung the art up.  Thank you so much for the opportunity to display such great work.”

- Melissa Lauer, Staff, EBCAP Health Center

Year Up

“We are so appreciative of Art Connection-RI. Members of their team and the board met with our young adults to select work for our site.  We enjoyed celebrating with everyone at our recent gallery night. The artwork adds character, color, and conversation.”

-Bobby Gondola, Director of Development


“The art work within the Year Up community gives us bursts of inspiration along our journey to success”

- Diamond Poulin, Year Up Student

“All pieces present a warm modern twist to our atmosphere and have been the object of discussion between students and guests. Thank you for the donations; they are uplifting and inviting.”

-Porsha Reid, Year Up Student

Blackstone Valley Community Health Care

We had the opportunity to review dozens of pieces, picking and choosing which would suit our facility the best. The experience was flawless; we truly appreciate everything your organization did for us.”

“These beautiful pieces will give a wonderful feeling to our building and the community will enjoy them for years to come.”

- Ray Lavoi, Executive Director, Blackstone Valley Community Health Care

Rhode Island Free Clinic

"We are grateful to Art Connection- RI and artist Sophie Breton for the privilege of showing “Bridge to Georgetown” at Rhode Island Free Clinic. It’s a lovely image that perfectly represents the bridge to good health that all patients have, thanks to generous volunteers and donors at the Clinic".

-  Marvin Ronning, Director of Finance & Grants


"Art Connection RI guided our staff and volunteers through a very effective, easy, and thoughtful process to select outstanding artwork that resonates beautifully with Rhode Island Free Clinic.

Thank you for making this lovely artwork available for patients to enjoy, and for making this process, and the Free Clinic, so pleasant!

-  Marie Ghazal, CEO   

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