“Long After Me” makes art from trash

Leigh Klonsky’s first exhibition on Block Island, “Long After Me,” features two bodies of work: the Beach Trash Series and the Tree Bags Series, both addressing human consumption, waste, and the natural world. The opening reception is Saturday, June 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Spring Street Gallery.
Klonsky first developed her work for the Beach Trash Series during the summer of 2018 as an artist-in-resident at Mazie De Mar, Kristin Baumann’s salon on High Street. “The landscape here on Block Island is so strikingly beautiful. When I see trash on the

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