Explore our Local Art Supply and Framing Store
Custom Framing, Reproduction, Art Supplies & Gallery near Newport, Portsmouth, and Middletown
Our shop is located moments away from Portsmouth, Newport, and Middletown, RI, over the border in Somerset, MA
If you are enhusiastic about art and live in Rhode Island, you might need to take a trip to Riverside Art in Somerset, your one-stop shopping destination for art, art supplies, and gifts. We’re also experts at custom picture framing, art reproduction and restoration and printing. And we’ve been serving the Southeastern New England region for the past 50+ years.
The Riverside Art Difference
Besides offering so many onsite services, and our experience, Riverside Art prides itself in a strong customer focus. We enjoy personal relationships with so many of our customers, who’ve come to appreciate our attention to detail and individual approach. Almost all of these services are customizable, giving our experts the flexibility to provide you with exactly what you want.
Our success and longevity has also allowed us to expand our services. Not only do we offer a wide range of frames in our picture framing department, and an eclectic array of artists and gifts, we also offer unique services such as CRUSE Scanner Technology. Once you come by and work with us the first time, we are confident you’ll become a customer for life!
Custom Picture Framing near Newport, Portsmouth, and Middletown, RI
Great design, quality materials, and superior workmanship. These are the ingredients for great picture framing. At Riverside Art, our experienced framers combine these ingredients to ensure consistent excellence and customer satisfaction.
If you want to hire Riverside Art to complete your custom framing project, we will meet or exceed your expectations. But if you want to do the job yourself, we’re here to guide you through the process of finding the right materials and helping you put it all together.
Some of our key activities of our framing department include:
- Custom Framing & Custom Art Frames
- DIY Framing
- Frame Restoration
- Canvas Stretching
- Hanging Services
- Wedding Services
Art Reproduction, Restoration & Printing near Portsmouth, RI, Middletown, RI, and Newport, RI
Our Reprographics and Reproduction department can help local hobbyists with simple printing solutions. But we also have the technology and capacity to take on more complex projects. Our services are perfect for customers looking for a personal touch, or professionals looking for a detailed restoration.
What can you reproduce at Riverside Art?
- Digital Print & Photo Restoration
- Fine Art Restoration and Reproduction – at the Riverside Art Print Studio
- Architectural Copying Services
- Large Format Color Printing
- Art, Picture, and Print Scanning Services – including our CRUSE no touch scanner
- Black & White and Color Copying
- Digital Art Restration
Art Supplies near Portsmouth, Middletown, and Newport, RI
Nowadays it’s easy to find common art supplies online. But it’s hard to pick the right color or texture on a screen. That’s where Riverside Art comes in handy. Not only do we have basic supplies, we always have a few surprises that make the trip worth it.
The other thing you get when you visit Riverside Art is expert help from local artists. We love helping students and beginning artists find the right supplies to get them started. We also love to help professionals searching for the right tool.
If we can’t find the item you’re looking for, we can tell you where to find it. Or, we can order it for you!
Don’t want to make the trip unless we have it? Call ahead or email us to make sure.
Looking for specific art supplies? Check out some of these...
While we carry a lot of what you might expect at an art supply shop, we also carry certain specialty items, such as:
- Copic Markers
- M. Graham & Co. Paints (Riverside Art is the largest supplier in Southern New England!!) We regularly stock: oil, watercolor, acrylic, and gouache
- One Shot Sign Painter’s Enamel
- Encaustic paints
- Water-soluble Oil Paints
- Alkyd Paints
- Testors Model Enamel
- …and much more
Looking for something unique for a loved one (or for you!)? Stop by and check out what we have to offer. Our selection has been assembled from the works of local artists, and includes pottery, ceramics, blown glass, and jewelry you will not find anywhere else.
(Just a pic below, come in to see all the stuff you can get!)
Art Gallery near Portsmouth, Middletown, and Newport, RI
Riverside Art is proud to support artists in our community, showcasing their products for your pleasure!
Our online gallery enables you to select the works of local artists online and have these prints shipped directly to your home. We also sell select nautical charts and regional vintage maps.
Mariette Online Gallery
A Specially Curated Gallery of Art Available for Print On Demand
Getting to Riverside Art from Neport RI, Middletown, RI, or Portsmouth, RI
How fortunate are you! Riverside Art is only a 15-30 minute drive from Aquidneck Island (depending on how far South you live). Just make your way to Rt 24 North and follow to I195 West over the Braga Bridge. Take the Lees River Ave Exit. Follow the signs to to Rt 6 in Somerset, Massachusetts Riverside Art is about a mile away from the highway.