"Since opening in 2011, the Dedee Shattuck Gallery has earned a reputation as one of the area's top showcases for contemporary art. In fact, it might be the best gallery of its kind in Rhode Island, except for one thing: it happens to be located in picturesque Wesport, MA."- Bill Van Siclen, Providence Journal, July 24, 2014.
"Decades of close observation of galleries and museums, gave me clues to designing the "perfect" gallery space"- Dedee Shattuck, Art Galleries and Interior Design, July 2014. View entire article here.
"...the crown jewel of Westport's galleries- and perhaps the entire vaguely defined South Coast- is the Dedee Shattuck Gallery at 865 Main Road."- Don Wilkinson, Artscope, July/August 2014. Read the full article here.
"The Dedee Shattuck Gallery, is immersed in a cultural confluence of artists... all drawn to the quiet coastal town's beaches, warm waters and picturesque woods."- Jared Bowen, Boston Common Magazine, Tuesday, June 23, 2014 Read the full article here.
"Dedee Shattuck, in just three short years has created a place for art to happen on a grand scale." - Roz Weir, Four Corners Art Center Award of Recognition for Dedee Shattuck, August 18, 2013. View event pictures and read the full speeches here.
"Since opening in 2011, the Dedee Shattuck Gallery has gained a reputation as one of the area’s top showcases for contemporary art. Indeed, it might be the best contemporary art gallery in Rhode Island, except for one thing: it happens to be located in the scenic village of Westport, Mass." Bill Van Siclen, Providence Journal, August 11, 2013. Read the full interview here.
"With this exhibition in this grand space I have been given a wonderful opportunity to work on a large scale. Few galleries can boast the kind of space we have the luxury of exhibiting in here at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery. It is my hope these latest large scale paintings succeed and carry a visual strength that make them worthy of the space they have been granted." - Artist, Sig Haines, June 2013.
"Dedee invented and runs one of the best, most ingenious art galleries in New England." Providence Journal's Robert Whitcomb, March 23, 2013
"The Dedee Shattuck Gallery... has quickly established itself as one of the top showcases for contemporary art in southern New England" - Bill Van Siclen, Providence Journal, Thursday, November 8, 2012
"A new addition to the area, the Dedee Shattuck Gallery specializes in museum-quality prints, paintings, sculptures and fine craft." More Galleries with sea in the picture- Bill Van Siclen, Providence Journal, September 2012.
"A welcome addition to our regional, artistic and creative community." - David B. Boyce, Standard-Times, August 27, 2011. Read the full review here.
"Stunning visitors with its crisp, clean, inventive atmosphere." - Farmcoast.com, June 27, 2011. Read the full review here.
On Andrew Nixon, Stillness and Motion, June, 2015, "The painter and draftsman Andrew Nixon taps directly into that vein, celebrating the work of Muybridge and reinventing it, transforming images through the application of other media such as oil stick and Conte crayon."--Don Wilkinson, Standard-Times, June 18th, 2015. Read full essay here.
On Chris Gustin, Slow Breath: Recent Works by Chris Gustin, March/April 2015, "A world-renowned and much admired ceramicist, Gustin's large vessels resonate with an organic sensibility. Infused with voluptuous curves, mysterious folds, and a pneumatic sensuality, his clayforms and warm earth tones finishes suggest an elegant jawline, womanly hip, bared shoulder, pregnant belly or shapely behind."-Don Wilkinson, Standard-Times, October 23rd, 2015. Read full essay here.
On Richard Whitten, Richard Whitten and Emi Ozawa, September 2014, "[His] paintings are provoking. They refuse to act entirely like paintings but are exceedingly not sculpture. They baffle you with titles in French, German, and Italian, optical illusions, and spatial inconsistencies rendered with mathematical precision."- Natasha Seaman, Hyperallergic, September 27th, 2014. Read full essay here.
On The Contemporary Figure, "This July... three painters and two sculptor offer fresh interpretations of the human form, from the cubist to the symbolic to the surreal."- Jared Bowen, Boston Common Magazine, June 23, 2014. Read the full article here.
On Apophenia: Harvey Goldman, "...Goldman’s images blurs the boundaries between still and moving images, painting and photography, realism and fantasy." - Thomas Stubblefield, Big Red & Shiny, May 21, 2014. Read full review here.
On Wang Dang Doodle: John Borowicz, "a celebration of the irreverent...a wonderful and vibrant exhibition...a raucous good time." - Don Wilkinson, Standard-Times, August 10, 2013. Read the full review here.
On Severin Haines Featuring Furniture by DUNN July 2013 exhibit, "Close examination of the work reveals that, for Haines, the act of painting is not in service to the landscape, but rather, that the landscape is in service to painting itself."- Don Wilkinson, Artscope Preview: Severin Haines: Recent Landscapes at Dedee Shattuck Gallery July 2 2013. Read the full review here.
On Huguette May, Sandra Allen, and Zaria Forman's May 2013 exhibit, "Dazzling drawings on display at Shattuck...". - Don Wilkinson, SouthCoast Today May 11, 2013. Read the full review here.
On Maria Walker and Charles Miller's April 2013 exhibit, "vibrant" - Don Wilkinson, Standard Times April 6, 2013. Read the full review here.
On Jean Francois Allaux, Anthony Russo, and Guy Billout's November 2012 exhibition, "a terrific show... darkly funny and enigmatic." - Bill Van Siclen, Providence Journal November, 2012. Read the full review here.
On Jean Francois Allaux, Anthony Russo, and Guy Billout's November 2012 exhibition, "delightful in its range, touching on subject matter ranging from the erotic and domestic through political and social commentary, and on to witty fantasy" - Don Wilkinson, Standard Times, November 3, 2012. Read the full review here.
On Joshua Enck and Reenie Barrow's September 2012 exhibition "Enck’s muscular, minimalist geometric sculptures make a counterpoint to Barrow’s velvety photographs of organic forms." Boston Globe, Critic's Picks, August 29, 2012. Read the full article here.
On Joan Backes' July 2012 exhibition, "As Thoreau did, [Joan Backes] 'drives life into a corner,' quite literally, and finds there the geometry of where we belong." - Stephen Vincent Kobasa, Art New England Magazine, July/August 2012. Read the full review here.
On Joan Backes' July 2012 exhibition, "Backes approaches trees from every angle, from the smallest detail of bark to over-arching conceptual possibilities" Boston Globe, Critics Picks, July 11, 2012. Read the full article here.
On Joan Backes' July 2012 exhibition, "For Joan Backes, her love of nature is much more than a passion" - Michaela Johnson, The Rhode Show, July 30, 2012. Read the full story and watch the TV spot here.
On Susan Schultz and Nicholas Whitman's June 2012 exhibition, "enthralled, delighted, and disturbed all at the same time" - Don Wilkinson, Standard-Times, July 1, 2012. Read the full review here.
On Roger Kizik's May 2012 exhibition "A strong and exhilarating exhibition by painter Roger Kizik. His paintings are brash, bold, and thickly studded with references to the sea and the man-made, as well as literature and art history, and lush with gestures born of equal parts aesthete and athlete" - Don Wilkinson, Standard-Times, May 24th, 2012
On John Havens Thornton and Pat Coomey Thornton's December 2011 exhibition, "a gripping exploration" - Aiden Fitzgerald, Art New England, November/December 2011. Read the full review here.
On Anne Leone's August 2011 exhibition, "thought-provoking and full of wonderful reversals." - Grace Dane Mazur, artsfuse.org. Read the full review here.
Richard Whitten's segment from Networks Rhode Island's 2015 season of documentary video portraits. NetWorks showcases and records the work, achievements, methods, and profiles of Rhode Island artists. Watch the video here.
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