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Edwards Fund grows local art scene
By Connie Grosch / July 26, 2018 /   Loading Disqus...

Our donors support the arts in a variety of ways – including investing in young talent. Since establishing the Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Fund in 1989, Rob Edwards has invested in more than 100 high school students who aspire to be artists.

When his wife Patricia died of cancer, Rob wanted to perpetuate her memory. Since Patricia herself was a gifted and sensitive artist, it seemed fitting to memorialize her by establishing a fund to further the education of young Rhode Island artists.

Recently, Rob celebrated this year’s recipient artists at an awards event at the Foundation.

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