2010-04-22 / About Town

PBS host to speak at CIAA annual meeting May 20

Mimi Sammis, acclaimed sculptor and host of the PBS series “Mimi’s Art Studio,” will speak at the Conanicut Island Art Association’s annual meeting on Thursday, May 20, at the Bay Voyage.

Sammis, of Narragansett, is a distinguished sculptor and art teacher who is nationally known as the “Julia Child of painting” for her PBS painting and fine art appreciation television show. Her works are represented in more than 300 public and private collections worldwide.

Sammis will headline an exciting evening for the CIAA, according to President Don Miller. The event will also include a wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and a brief annual meeting.

All CIAA members are invited to attend; tickets are $20 per person.

Contact Don Miller at 423-0612 for more information.

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