curators choice show

Curators Choice 2019
Please join us this week for the artist’s reception, Thurs. May 9th, 6-8pm

May 7 – June 21, 2019
Location: Casa Colombo, 380 Monmouth St. Jersey City, NJ
Hours: Tues/Weds/Thurs 10am – 4pm
Artist Reception: Thursday, May 9, 6-8pm
Piano Concert: Sunday, May 19, 4-6pm
Panel Discussion with selected curators: What Makes a Top Pick Portfolio
Sunday June 2, 3-5pm
Closing Reception: Friday, June 7, 6-8pm (JC Fridays)

This exhibition features the work of artists selected during Pro Arts’ signature one-day portfolio review, Meet the Curators. This professional development opportunity enables local artists expand their network and receive feedback via individual sessions with NJ/NY gallerists and curators. At day’s end, reviewers selected nine artists to be presented in the 2019 edition of our Curators Choice show.Curator: Peter Delman

Artists selected to participate from left to right: Winifred McNeill, Santiago Cohen, Alaine Becker, Bennett Gerwirtz, Paul Federico, Hao Feng, Gannon Leigh Crutcher, Candy Le Sueur, Gail Winbury

Meet the Curators 2019 Reviewers
Virginia Fabbri Butera, PhD, Director of the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, Morristown, NJ
Edward Fausty, Photographer, affiliated with Inquiry Art Gallery, Boonton, NJ and Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
Robinson Holloway, Founding Chair of the Board of Trustees of the JC Arts Council, heads the Visual Arts Committee, which created 14C Art Fair, and owner/curator of Village West Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Kathryn Markel, Director of Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC and Board Chairperson of GlassRoots, Newark, NJ
Andrea McKenna, Artist and Curator of the art gallery at Art House Productions, Jersey City, NJ
Tom Nussbaum, Sculptor and 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, Photographer, Curator, VP of Visual Arts Programming and Board Member at the Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ
Jim Pustorino, Artist, Curator, Arts Organizer and Director of Victory Hall DRAWING ROOMS, Jersey City, NJ
Emma Wilcox, Photographer, writer and Director of Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ