STUDIO LAB RESIDENCY

Artist in Residence: Jessica Feldman

Jan 9 – Apr 3 -Oakland based artist, Jessica Feldman takes up residency at Pro Arts, working on a politically-charged media installation.

EXHIBITION

somatic significations

Feb 2 – 24 – works by Sofía Cordova, Xandra Ibarra, and Yetunde Olagbaju. Curated by Kara Q. Smith

TALK

On Performance: somatic significations artist talk

Feb. 22 — Artist Talk on how performance has shaped the three artists’ creative practice, enveloping themes of materiality, place, and persona. 

PERFORMANCE

Conceptual Music

Feb 25 – Absurdity abounds with local music groups, Usufruct, Pitta of the Mind, and Murder Murder

EXHIBITION

Scott MacLeod: Three Ring Orchestra

Mar 2 – 31 – a solo exhibition of paintings and mixed media work by long-time Oakland resident Scott MacLeod

PROJECT SPACE

Gregory Montreuil: Why Not?

Mar 2 -30 — Gregory Montreuil’s site-specific installation “Why Not?” challenges the viewer to step outside of limitations and boundaries and embrace possibility and potential. 

PERFORMANCE

From Blood to Soil

Mar 3 – This durational performance by Jessica Fertonani Cooke and Guta Galli explores visceral symbolism of colonialist and post-colonialist exploitation.

WORKSHOP

Don’t Panic at Tax Workshop

Mar 6 – Have you filed your taxes yet? Are you overwhelmed or confused? This workshop may be for you.

EXHIBITION

2 x 2: Sofie Ramos & Phillip Maisel

Apr 13 – May 18 – a 2 x 2 exhibition featuring artists Sofie Ramos and Phillip Maisel, curated by Andres Guerrero.

EXHIBITION

Michelle Kuen Suet Fung: Polluta, Floating Artist Colony in the Sky

Jun 1 – Jul 7 – This is the first solo exhibition of Michelle Kuen Suet Fung in the Bay Area.

EXHIBITION

TRACE: Wayfinding In Contemporary New Media Art

July 21st — “TRACE: Wayfinding In Contemporary New Media Art” features artists who draw inspiration from different forms of situational awareness transforming them into complex new platforms for reflection and discourse.

EXHIBITION

Lauren Marie Taylor: Time Machine

September 7 — “Time Machine,” new work by Lauren Marie Taylor, curated by Angel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción. “Time Machine” places historic events in a future sci-fi environment in order to interrogate our present moment.