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    Curating Visual Exhibitions: a workshop and discussion with Kevin B. Chen Join Kearny Street Workshop and the APAture planning committee for a workshop and
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      Curating Visual Exhibitions:
      a workshop and discussion with Kevin B. Chen

      Join Kearny Street Workshop and the APAture planning committee for a
      workshop and discussion about curating visual exhibitions with Kevin
      B. Chen, program director at Intersection for the Arts. Whether you're
      a visual artist or someone interested in curating visual shows
      yourself, this presentation will give participants a thorough
      understanding of what curators look for when reviewing submissions,
      the pitfalls to look out for, and how to put together a strong visual
      exhibition.

      Date: Monday, June 5th, 2006

      Time: 6.30pm

      Location: space180, 180 capp street, 3rd floor (@17th street), SF

      Cost: $5-25, sliding scale. RSVP appreciated.

      More information: Contact sam@... or apature@...


      About Kevin B. Chen:

      Kevin B. Chen (b. 1972) has been the Program Director at Intersection
      for the Arts since 1998, San Francisco's oldest alternative non-profit
      multidisciplinary arts organization. Prior to this position, he was
      the Programs Manager at Kala Art Institute, the largest independent
      printmaking workshop and gallery in North America. He received his
      bachelor?s degree from Columbia University in 1994, graduating phi
      beta kappa and magna cum laude, and studied Mandarin Chinese at
      Beijing Teachers University. While living in New York City, he also
      worked with the social services component of the Harlem Restoration
      Project for three years. He has served on selection panels for
      Creative Capital Foundation, San Francisco Arts Commission Public Art
      Program, City of San Jose Cultural Affairs Office, Arts Council
      Silicon Valley, WORKS/San Jose, and the Headlands Center for the Arts.
      He serves on the Community Advisory Board of the San Francisco Art
      Institute and the Program Committee for the Headlands Center for the
      Arts. He has also served as an Award Judge for the San Francisco Art
      Institute, and an exhibition acceptance juror for ArtSpan (producers
      of San Francisco Open Studios) and Artsource Consulting, San Francisco
      Camerawork, and the Rose Resnick LightHouse for the Blind and Visually
      Impaired. He has served as a panelist for GenArtSF, Southern Exposure,
      and the Asian Art Museum. He is also an active visual artist who
      currently lives in the 45th Street Emeryville Artists' Co-Operative,
      one of the country?s oldest artist communities. He has exhibited his
      own work locally at Southern Exposure, New Langton Arts, Ampersand
      Gallery, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, Pond Gallery,
      ProArts, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Somarts, Kala Art Institute,
      Holden Street Gallery, Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition, and
      nationally at Angel's Gate Cultural Center (San Pedro, CA), the
      California Museum of Art (Santa Rosa, CA), The Kitchen (New York,
      NY),and Carleton College (Northfield, MN).
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