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July 3 - August 24, 2012

Venue
Pro Arts

Location
Oakland, CA

Salsa Dancers by Kate Thompson © 2012 Creativity Explored. Ink on mattboard, 15.25 x 32

CE studio artist Kate Thompson is one of thirteen artists featured in Bay Area Currents 2012 exhibition, What we can't see but want to see is art. Renny Pritikin, Director, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, UC Davis made the selections for this exhibition presented by Pro Arts and Oakland Art Gallery.

This exhibition features recent work by twelve other accomplished Bay Area artists:
Torreya Cummings
Kyle Dunn
Adrienne Heloise
Ginny Mangrum
Bridget May
Masako Miki
Tressa Pack
Ari Salomon
Sofia Sharpe
Matthew Weston Taylor
Chris Thorson
Mathew Zefeldt

About Bay Area Currents
Bay Area Currents is a critically acclaimed juried exhibition showcasing the regions' top emerging artists. Each year a small number of artists are selected by a nationally recognized curator to represent a snapshot of the energetic and risk-taking work made in the Bay Area today.

About the Juror
Renny Pritikin is the Director of the Richard L Nelson Gallery at UC Davis and Senior Adjunct Professor in the curatorial practices graduate program at the California College of the Arts. He was the founding Chief Curator at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts from 1992 until 2004. Prior to that he served as Executive Director of New Langton Arts in San Francisco.

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

Artists' Reception
First Friday, July 6, 6-8pm

Artists' Talk
First Friday, August 3, 6.30pm

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