2011-08-25 / About Town

Jamestown artist to be featured at art festival

Jamestown resident Jillian Barber will have her work featured at the Newport Art Festival on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Barber is a Rhode Island School of Design graduate with a degree in ceramics. Her career has spanned ceramic sculpture, mask making, costume design and photography. (Above is an example of one of Barber’s masks.)

The festival will feature two days of live blues, rock, folk and jazz music. General admission is $8. Children 12 years old and younger get in free.

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