Thursday, November 1, 2012

Some Events at ProArts



PRO ARTS     


2 x 2 Solos
November Exhibitions & Events 



OPENING...

2 x 2 Solos: Cybele Lyle
Curated by Jacqueline Clay 
October 30 - November 30, 2012 
Artists' Reception: THIS FIRST FRIDAY, November 2, 6-8pm    
Image: Cybele Lyle, Shifting Spaces (book detail), 2012. Courtesy of the Artist
   

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2 x 2 Solos: Wafaa Yasin
Curated by Lauren Schell Dickens  
October 30 - November 30, 2012 
Artists' Reception: THIS FIRST FRIDAY, November 2, 6-8pm

Image: Wafaa Yasin, Let's say that this was a Mountain, 2012. Courtesy of the Artist  
 

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This program is funded in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency, as well as the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts also contributed funding.


ALSO OPENING... 

PROJECT: Renee Gertler

October 30 - November 30, 2012
Artists' Reception: Friday, November 2, 6-8pm

Image: Renee Gertler, Detail of PROJECT



OFF-SITE

Pro Arts @ Latham Square:
Liz Maxwell

September 21, 2012 - March 1, 2013  
1161 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 
 
   
Image: Liz Maxwell, Sonora 20, 2012, Oil on canvas. Courtesy of Hang Art Gallery  


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Pro Arts @ The San Francisco Foundation  
Vicky Chen | Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez | J.B. MacKinnon  
September 5 - December 4, 2012


 
Images l-r: J.B. MacKinnon, MacArthur East, 2012, Acrylic on canvas; Vicky Mei Chen, Roadside View, 2011, Silkscreen on Gampi overlaying paper and wood with graphite; Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez, 23rd and Andrade, 2010, Acrylic on canvas



NEWS

Box Art Benefit Auction


More than 200 artists and supporters attended the 10th Anniversary Box Art Benefit Auction on Friday, October 19. Thank you to everyone who participated - the event was a smash hit!  

View photos on Facebook...


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Members' Exhibition 2013 
"TRANSPORT: Where we go from here..."
 
Announcing the prompt for the 2013 Members' Exhibition - "TRANSPORT: Where we go from here..."  All member artists with a fascination for visionary languages and an appreciation that art can propel us forward are invited to submit work.

The Members' Exhibition is a non-juried program open to all current, new and renewing members.


Image: Members' Exhibition 2012





ART, CULTURE & CREATIVITY MOVE THE WORLD
 
Countdown: 6 days to the election...
VOTE! Wednesday, November 6


Stand with other artists and art supporters and VOTE! Your vote is your voice in policy-making. Every vote is an opportunity to ensure equity, access, engagement and public accountability in our communities!




AC TRANSIT: PUBLIC ART
 
Informational Meeting on BRT Stations Design
Wednesday November 7 , 6-8pm
Lincoln Recreation Center, 250 10th Street, Oakland


Learn about the process to choose public art.

To meet neighborhood needs and ensure community compatibility, AC Transit is holding workshops to gather input from local businesses and residents on the neighborhood-level design of the BRT stations.
 


NOVEMBER PROGRAM CALENDAR

Friday, November 2, 2012, 6-8pm
2 x 2 Solos Artists' Reception 
More info...

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Friday, November 9, 2012, 5.30pm
Youth Speaks Under 21 Open Mic 
More info...

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Saturday, November 10, 2012, 9am-4pm
Community Arts Alliance Training I 
Call for Participants, 5 Spaces Left!
More info... 

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Friday, November 16, 2012, 6-8pm
2 x 2 Solos: Catalogue Launch & Artists' Talk 
More info...

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Saturday, November 17, 2012, 2pm
Artists' Salon: Presenting Your Work  
More info...  

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012   
Holiday Artist Guide Published 
Pro Arts Artist Listings in the East Bay Express
Register Now  |  Deadline: November 9, 2012
More Info...

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Thursday, November 22, 2012
Thanksgiving | Holiday Hours 
Pro Arts is open Saturday, November, 24, 11am-4pm.
The gallery is closed November 22, 23, 25 and 26 over the holiday weekend.


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Friday, December 7, 2012
Juried Annual 2013 Opens | Artists' Reception
Selections by Naomi Beckwith
Curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Enter Now  |  Submission Deadline: Friday, November 2, 2012
 

be pro arts     
Amy Spencer
Program Coordinator / Curator  


Supporting the arts within communities by serving the ongoing needs of artists. Pro Arts provides critical access to contemporary art in the region and serves as a regional hub for arts activities, independent curated exhibitions, advocacy, arts education and capacity building artist services - fiscal sponsorship to artists and professional exhibition services matching artists with community partners. We produce 22 exhibitions annually, exhibit over 580 artists, and reach an annual audience over 72,000. 
2011 Visual Arts Funders


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