Join Art in the Atrium at First U

Are you a painter, printmaker, photographer, sculptor, woodworker or artist working in other media? Do you want to exhibit your artwork? Do you want to help support Art in the Atrium First U exhibitions?

The mission of Art in the Atrium First U is to inspire the community by producing exhibitions which encourage us to interact with artists’ diverse viewpoints of the world and motivate us to see, think and feel on a deeper emotional and spiritual level. Art in the Atrium is a program of First U’s Community Life and Heritage ministry.

Do you want to exhibit your artwork at Art in the Atrium First U?
If you want to receive “Call for Artists” email announcements for Members Shows, Solo, and Group exhibitions, click here.

Artists who would like to exhibit and friends who would like to support the cost of exhibitions are invited to join Art in the Atrium First U by completing the membership form and paying annual dues of $25. Click here to complete the membership form.


Call for Artists 2024-2025 for solo or small group exhibitions. Due May 31.

Click here for details about submitting a proposal.


Art in the Atrium First U Exhibitions

Visit during First U’s Open Hours:  M-F, 9-5 & Sundays 9-1

Current Exhibition:

Member Show 2024 – UU Principles (May 9 – Sept 7, 2024)

Opening Reception, May 16, 2024, 6 – 8 PM, in coordination with Gallery Night Providence


Previous 2023-2024 Exhibitions:

  • Ekphrasis – Where Poetry and Art Meet (March 21-May 4, 2024)
  • Eclectic Visions with Phillip A Gruppuso, Cindy Manchester and Lu Riccitelli (Feb 1-Mar 16, 2024)
  • Members Show (Dec 14, 2023 – Jan 27, 2024) – opening reception, December 14, 5-7pm
  • Ann Boyd, Susan Graseck and Sally Rogers – Painting, Mixed Media, Fabric (Oct 26 – Dec 9, 2023). Click here to learn more about the artists and view some of their artwork.
  • Richard Boober and Margaret Rizzuto – Photography. Sacred Space 2023 exhibition in partnership with the Peace Flag Project (Sept 7 – Oct 21, 2023).


For More Information:

Please contact co-chairs Margaret Rizzuto or Greg Kniseley.