Calling Artists, Bay Area Currents CFE is Open! | April Opportunities
BAY AREA CURRENTS IS OPEN!
April Calls for Entry & Artist Opportunities
Selections by Michael Schwager
Director, University Art Gallery &
Professor of Art History, Sonoma State University
Exhibition Dates: July 2 - August 9, 2013
Deadline to Enter: Saturday, May 4, 2013, midnight
Bay Area Currents is a juried exhibition based on studio visits by a
regional curator. The exhibition offers a snapshot of the energetic and
risk-taking work made in the Bay Area today.
About the Juror: Michael Schwager is Professor of Art History
and Museum Studies and Director of the University Art Gallery at Sonoma
State University. He was Curator of the di Rosa museum in Napa from 2003
to 2009. Prior to joining the Sonoma State
faculty in 1991, Michael held positions at the San Francisco Art
Institute, the Richmond Art Center, and the San Francisco Museum of
Image: (top) Tressa Pack, Untitled, 2012;(above l-r): Studio visits with 2012 juror Renny Pritikin; Matthew Weston Taylor,
Simr, 2012; Bay Area Currents 2012
Artist Services Calendar...
Saturday, April 6, 2013, 11am | FREE
Artist Salon: Mapping Your Network (Strengthening Your Connections)
This Artist Salon will look at ways to
visualize and take inventory of your ever growing network. Once you have
mapped your network it is easier to take advantage and find strength in
those connections. We will explore strategies
on building stronger relationships and planning to meet your artistic
Workshop: Understanding the Artist-Gallery Agreement
Presented by California Lawyers for the
Arts, this workshop is for artists, dealers, and gallery owners who
want to better understand the legal relationships between artists and
galleries. Topics include consignment, warranties,
transportation, insurance, pricing, gallery commissions, promotion, and
return of art.
Discounted tickets for Pro Arts' members. Contact the gallery for the code!
Pro Arts is excited to be a lead partner for
the 2nd Annual Oakland Youth Poet Laureate contest. Young writers (ages
13-18) are invited to apply for the chance to earn a $5,000 educational
scholarship and embark on a year of opportunities
as an ambassador for literacy, arts and youth expression.
Closing night concert: By the Waterhole & Stephan Meidell Friday, March 29, 8-9.30pm, FREE More info...
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
We produce 22 exhibitions annually, exhibit over 580 artists, and reach an annual audience over 72,000.