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Pro Arts Jersey City and IECC Center for the Arts at Casa Colombo present Curators Choice 2019
May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pro Arts Jersey City and the IECC Center for the Arts at Casa Colombo presents “Curators Choice 2019” an exhibition featuring 9 artists selected by professional curators during a one-day portfolio review called “Meet the Curators.” This signature Pro Arts event is a professional development opportunity that enables local artists to expand their network and receive professional feedback through individual 20-minute sessions with NJ/NY gallerists and curators. At the conclusion of the portfolio review, artists are selected for inclusion in the Curators Choice 2019 exhibition based on their outstanding portfolios.
Location: Casa Colombo, 380 Monmouth St. Jersey City, NJ
Hours: Tues/Weds/Thurs 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artist Reception: Thursday, May 9, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Piano Concert: Sunday, May 19, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Panel Discussion with selected curators: What Makes a Top Pick Portfolio, Sunday June 2, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Closing Reception: Friday, June 7, 6:00 – 8:0 pm (JC Fridays)
All programming is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit proartsjerseycity.org.
Curated by Peter Delman
Artists selected to participate: Alaine Becker, Santiago Cohen, Gannon Leigh Crutcher, Paul Federico, Hao Feng, Bennett Gerwirtz, Candy Le Sueur, Winifred McNeill, Gail Winbury
Meet the Curators 2019 reviewers:
- Virginia Fabbri Butera, PhD, Director, Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, Morristown, NJ
- Edward Fausty, Photographer, Inquiry Art Gallery, Boonton, NJ and Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
- Robinson Holloway, Owner/curator of Village West Gallery, Jersey City
- Kathryn Markel, Director, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC; Board Chair of GlassRoots, Newark, NJ
- Andrea McKenna, Artist and Curator of the art gallery at Art House Productions, Jersey City
- Tom Nussbaum, Sculptor; recipient of NJSCA individual artist fellowship and MacDowell Colony Fellow
- Dot Paolo, Owner and director of Rabbet Gallery, Inc., Branchburg, NJ; photographer and printmaker
- Paul E. Pinkman, Visual Arts Director at the Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ
- Jim Pustorino, Artist, Curator, Arts Organizer and Director, Victory Hall DRAWING ROOMS, Jersey City
- Emma Wilcox, Photographer, writer; Director, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ