Curators Choice 2022

Curated by Audra Lambert

The artists in Curators Choice 2022 were selected for their outstanding portfolios following Pro Arts’ annual Meet the Curators portfolio review event. Over 45 artists met with professional curators for one-on-one 20 minute reviews of their work to gain insights, feedback, and make valuable connections. At the end of this one day event, the ten curators selected their top pick portfolios to be included in this prestigious show. 

Exhibition dates: May 7 – May 28

Reception May 7, 1-4pm

Location: Casa Colombo, 380 Monmouth St. Jersey City, NJ
(this location has no wheelchair access)

Hours: Tues and Thurs 10-3, Sat 1-4

Panel discussion with curators:

What Makes a Top Pick Portfolio? May 21, 2-3pm

Featured Artists:

Eitan Barokas – Guillermo Bublik – Santiago Cohen – Eileen Ferara 

Cheryl Gross- Valerie Huhn – Andrea McKenna – Deborah L Morris

The reviewers:

Ivy Brown, Owner and curator of Ivy Brown Gallery, NYC

Dawn Delikat and Parker Daley Garcia, Executive Director and Curators of Pen + Brush, NYC

Kristine Go and Michael Aguirre, Artists, owners, and curators of MK Apothecary, Collingswood, NJ

Maria Kosdan, Director/Curator of Prime Gallery in Jersey City, NJ

Audra Lambert, Independent curator and art critic, founder of Antecedent Projects NY

Wes Sherman, Artist, curator and Chair of Exhibitions at the Center for Contemporary art in Bedminster, NJ

Michelle Vitale, Director of Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Ulysses Williams, Independent Curator and Executive Director of ArtCrawl Harlem

Pro Arts Jersey City is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) professional visual arts membership organization dedicated to supporting and promoting artists and their work. Please visit our website at for more information. Our programming is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of the State, a partner agency for the National Endowment for the Arts and by Funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.