Celebrating Providence Art Cub founding member Edward Bannister, A tribute in sculpture by Gage Prentiss

In early February, Providence Art Club President Nancy Gaucher-Thomas and sculptor Gage Prentiss stood on either side of a veiled bust. This moment was eight months in the making for Prentiss, who had spent countless hours in his studio crafting the masterpiece, gifted by an anonymous donor, which is revealed with a swift tug of the cloth: A bronze likeness of Edward Bannister, prolific Black painter and co-founder of the club. [READ MORE]