About EP Arts

This site was created to showcase the diverse arts scene across the city of East Providence, and to provide a network and support for the artists and Creatives living and working here.

The East Providence Arts Council (EPAC) built and supports this site.

The city of East Providence is located in the East Bay of Rhode Island, just outside of Providence.

About EPAC

The East Providence Arts Council (EPAC) is a group of enthusiastic residents working together to create a thriving arts community in East Providence.

Our goals:


The East Providence Arts Council’s mission is to create an arts community that is inclusive, diverse, and accessible to all the people of East Providence; to connect creatives to each other and the resources they need to succeed. And in so doing, enriching all the lives of those who live and work in the City.


Chairman – Rick Lawson
Vice Chair – Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon
Secretary – Karen Orsi
Treasurer – Bill Hurley

Annette Mozzoni – at large
Rich Watrous – at large
David O’Connell – at large
Judy de Perla – at large

Johanna Walczak – Planning Department Representative
Michael Carlozzi – Library Department Representative



Rick Lawson-Director, Bill Hurley-Entertainment Director, Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon, Christine Lilly, Kristen Lund

Public Art

Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon, David O’Connell, Rich Watrous, Johanna Walczak

Performing Arts Center

Rick Lawson, Annette Mozzoni, Bill Hurley, Karen Orsi, David Bachrach, Alba Curti

Become a Member

Join our growing community of artists.

Make a Difference

Bring more art events and spaces to EP.
LOOFF Sponsors

Looff Sponsors

Motif Magazine Logo
Navigant Credit Union logo

and State Representative Gregg Amore


This site was conceived by the East Providence Arts Council under the consultation of Caravela Communications.

Website design and development by PackJack. Most photography courtesy of Eric Johnson and AOK Photography.