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EMERYVILLE CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS PRESENTS
Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition
Reception October 4, 2019
On Display October 5 - 27, 2019
Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition - Celebrating the Art & Artists of
The small East Bay enclave of Emeryville is designated by the California Arts
Council as one of only 14 districts across state that serve as premier Cultural
Districts, highlighting thriving cultural diversity and unique artistic
Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition serves as a celebration of the city’s vibrant
collective creativity and an invitation for community members and visitors to
experience a sampling of artwork created by Emeryville artists. Each year a
panel of Bay Area art professionals is invited into private studios and art
spaces to select the pieces for the annual exhibition. The result is a
carefully curated group show featuring the works of nearly 100 artists and
craftspeople that live or work in Emeryville. The exhibition is open to artists
of all media and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, ceramics,
textiles, furniture, jewelry, glass works, and literary arts. For more than 30
years, the exhibition has continued to uncover emerging talent, along with new
work by established artists.
The Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition is sponsored by Emeryville Celebration of
the Arts, Inc. Independent curator and exhibition designer Kathleen Hanna is
curator and juror. The other 2019 jurors are George Lawson, director/owner of
George Lawson Art Gallery, Emeryville, and Elizabeth
Shypertt, co-founder of Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco.
There will be a gala public reception with the artists in attendance on Friday,
October 4, from 6 pm to 9 pm. A no-host bar will raise funds for the Emeryville
Youth Art Program.
Exhibition is Open Daily, 11am to 6pm, October 5–27, 2019
Opening Reception with the Artists:
Friday, 6pm to 9pm, October 4, 2018
(No-host bar raises funds for the Emeryville Youth Art Program)
Location in Emeryville, CA – TBA
The annual exhibition is held at a different space each year – generously
donated by a local Emeryville business.
Admission to the Exhibition and Opening Reception is FREE