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Artist Call – 2 x 2 Solos 2014 – Opportunity for Curators

For SF Bay Area artists

Entry Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2013 Midnight

Pro Arts is now accepting applications from curators for 2 x 2 Solos, an exhibition series commissioning new work from four accomplished emerging artists based in the Oakland/Bay Area.

Four curators will be selected for the project. Curators will, in collaboration with Pro Arts independent curatorial committee, finalize artist selections based on studio visits held in early December 2013. Selected curators will then produce a solo exhibition in Pro Arts’ downtown Oakland gallery space. This includes overseeing the production of new work, coordinating installation and layout of work, writing a curatorial statement, and finding a regional arts writer to produce an essay for the exhibition catalogue. Final exhibitions will take place at Pro Arts in August-November, 2014. A $500 honorarium is provided.]

Instructions to Apply:

Entry is FREE. Online application only via Pro Arts’ online system. Application should include:

-Curatorial statement (maximum 4,000 characters) with web links of past exhibition documentation
-Resume (maximum 8,000 characters)
-Up to 8 images of curated exhibitions (.jpg, approx 800 x 600 pixels and 72 dpi)

Important Dates:

-Studio Visits: tba (scheduled early December 2013)
-Series Exhibition: August – November 2014

Pro Arts provides collaboration for exhibition, access to premises as necessary to complete installation, installation and de-installation assistance, gallery staffing during regular gallery hours, exhibition signage and documentation in the gallery, institutional marketing in support of the exhibition, sales coordination, design and production of exhibition postcards for distribution, and gallery management and compliance oversight.

For more information, please contact Amy Spencer: or 510.763.4361×2_curator.php

Deadline: 11-15-2013
Pro Arts Gallery
Oakland, CA

Contact Information
Contact: Amy Spencer
Phone: 510.763.4361

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