Our shop is located moments away from Bristol and Warren, 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 Warren and Bristol, RI

picture of rocks in the water in a custom frame in Bristol, 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
  • Matting
  • DIY Framing
  • Frame Restoration
  • Canvas Stretching
  • Hanging Services
  • Wedding Services
Visit our Framing Services page for more information

Art Reproduction, Restoration & Printing near Warren, RI and Bristol, 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
Visit our Reprographics page for more information

Art Supplies near Bristol and Warren, 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

Gifts!

riverside art gallery near warren, ri

Looking for somethign 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 Warren and Bristol, 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.

To view the Mariette Gallery (named after our matriarch, Mariette LeComte), visit the link below:

Go to the Mariette Gallery Online ->

Getting to Riverside Art from Bristol or Warren

How fortunate are you! Riverside Art is only a 10-15 minute drive from Warren or Bristol (depending on how far South you live). Just navigate yourself to Rt 103 and head over the state line into Swansea, Massachusetts. Turn left onto Lees River Ave to Route 6, then turn right onto Rt 6. Riverside Art is less than a mile away, just over the Somerset border.