BOOM: Southern Exposure's 18th Entry-Free Juried Exhibition of work by Northern California Artists
Southern Exposure’s 18th Entry-Fee Free Juried Exhibition of work by Northern California Artists
Juror: Astria Suparak, Director, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Exhibition Dates: December 10 - December 18, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, December 10, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Announcing BOOM! Artists:
Brandon Wallls Olsen
Monica Jane Peck
Practice (Erin Klenow, Nick Sung, & Najeeb Tazari)
Doug Garth Williams
YAK Films (Director, Yoram Savion; Production Assistants, Kash Gaines & Javier Ochoa; Turf Feinz Dance Crew: Eric "eNinja" Davis, Garion "NoNoize" Morgan, Byron "Tee Seven" Sanders, Jeremiah "Joyntz" Scott, Larry Smith, and Denzell "Chonkie" Worthington)
Southern Exposure’s juried exhibition has become the premiere showcase of cutting-edge contemporary artwork by promising local talent. Each year a different theme is selected to inspire and encourage a broad level of artistic expression. By leaving the theme and media open to the artists' interpretation, the work is conceptually and aesthetically diverse, drawing from as many insights and forms of expression as possible.
Unlike many open calls for work that charge a submission fee, Southern Exposure's juried exhibition does not require artists to pay to enter their work. The exhibition is open to any artist living in Northern California north of King City and south of the Oregon border. Over the course of two days, over 500 Northern Californian artists entered their work, attesting to the extreme popularity of the show. The final pieces were selected by juror, Astria Suparak, who made her decisions by blind process. For many of the artists selected, this is their first major exhibition and an important step in advancing their career.