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Pro Arts Juried Annual 2012

November 21, 2011 - January 12, 2012

Pro Arts

Oakland, CA

Sisters by Thomas Pringle © 2010 Creativity Explored. Ballpoint on matt board, 24" x 20."

The critically acclaimed Juried Annual presents a survey of the best new work in the Bay Area selected by a Juror from the national arts community.

We're pleased to announce that Thomas Pringle is included in Pro Arts' exhibition featuring works in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing and photography. All works were selected through a blind jurying process by Chicago based curator Hamza Walker, Director of Education and Associate Curator, Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago

Other Featured Artists: Mel Davis, Kyle Dunn, Christopher Fullemann, Joseph Halperin, Stephanie Hedberg Cline, Amanda Jordan, Phil King, Egil Knutson, Frances Lerner, Anna Ludwig, Jill McLennan, Barbara Milman, Nanda Palmieri, Erik Parra, Tim Ryan, Vinothini Satchithananthan, Deborah Stenberg-Service, Chris Thorson, Xan Walker, Rachel Mica Weiss, Sharon Wilcox, Mathew Zefeldt, Gina Zupo.

About the Juror: Hamza Walker is the Director of Education and Associate Curator for the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. He is also on the faculty of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has written for numerous monographs, and magazines including Parkett and Artforum. Recent group exhibitions he has curated include "The Age of Aquarius" (2011), "Several Silences" (2009); "Black Is, Black Ain't" (2008); and "Meanwhile, in Baghdad..." (2007). Walker received the 1999 Norton Curatorial Grant, the 2004 Walter Hopps Award, and the 2010 Ordway Prize.

Pro Arts
150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza (at Oakland Art Gallery - off Broadway at 15th St.)
Oakland CA, 94612 

Artists' Reception
Friday, December 2, 6-8 PM

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Friday, January 6, 6:30 PM

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