On this week’s episode:
Bronwyn and Barnaby are joined in the first half of show by Corey Oberlander of GRIN, a contemporary art gallery located off Valley Street in Providence’s Olneyville Neighborhood. Their guest in the second half of the show is Jim Nellis the founder of RI FOOD FIGHTS.
Part 1 – Jim Nellis, RI FOOD FIGHTS
Part 2 – Corey Oberlander, GRIN
GRIN is a contemporary art gallery located at The Plant in the historic Olneyville District of Providence, Rhode Island. Directed by Corey Oberlander and Lindsey Stapleton, GRIN was founded in 2013 as a space for artists to develop and exhibit their work, with a steady curatorial hand.
Our intent is to develop an intellectually demanding yet aesthetically pleasing program, focusing on emerging artists working across mediums. Our hope is to stimulate fresh dialogue while continuing to promote the development of the local creative community. Our mission is to support the careers of underexposed artists with a devotion to craft and conceptual advancement.
Their current exhibition THE BLUFFS by Joseph Leroux is running through July 18th. A group exhibition: WOANDER featuring the work of Raina Belleau, Shamus Clisset, Maria Molteni, and Andrea Wolf will run from July 23rd to August 29th with a reception on July 25th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
About Jim Nellis and RI Food Fights
Jim Nellis is the founder of RI FOOD FIGHTS, a social media driven event marketing business that hyper focuses on the Rhode Island food community and the businesses within it. RIFF events draw into the 1,000s and have highlighted hundreds of local businesses.
Tickets at www.rifoodfights.comJim spent 25 years in investment banking prior to moving to RI and has been involved in numerous startups here. He serves on the boards of the Wolf School, West Broadway Neighborhood Association and Providence Speaker Society (hosts of TEDxProvidence).
- 4th Annual Incredible ICE CREAM Throwdown! on June 28th
- The ICED COFFEE Summer Celebration 2015! on August 1st
- Taco MANIA! on September 15th
Episode 32 – Broadcast: June 23rd, 2015 | Featured image: Lindsey Stapleton and Corey Oberlander owners/currators at GRIN via Big Red & Shiny