East Bay Open Studios + Directory of East Bay Arts
ARTIST REGISTRATION QUICK LINKS
East Bay Open Studios is the biggest art event in the East Bay, spanning over thirteen cities and two counties, drawing over 60,000 studio visitors over two weekends in June every year. Together, East Bay Open Studios and the Directory of East Bay Arts serve as essential resources for artists to cultivate new audiences for their work, network with their peers, professionalize their practice and make art more visible across communities. For visitors the event offers an opportunity to meet local artists, explore new neighborhoods, and discover art.
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View essential artist resources in our Open Studios Artist Toolkit.
Toolkit Quick Links:
To encourage artist networking and community building Pro Arts is offering free ads in the Directory of East Bay Arts. Simply create or join a group of 'networked' artists then at the time of your registration for Open Studios include your network name in the entry listing. Network groups may be based on location, neighborhood, media, affiliation, shared interests - it's up to you! A minimum of 5 registrations with the same group name qualify for a free 1/16 ad.
Please note that artists must identify their network at the time of registration. For more information about network groups, attend the workshop Sharing Space and Artist Networks, Saturday, January 17, 2015, 11am RSVP
Are you an artist organizer?
Looking to create a networked group for Open Studios? Have space to share? Contact us for tips and resources on how to organize for a successful event: Divya: 510.763.4361 / email@example.com
All discounted and promotional ads including individual artist ads and networked artist ads are: 1.) Available to promote registered artists only; 2.) Subject to Ad Placement Terms; 3.) Free Networked Artist Ads must reasonably identify each participating artist in the group; 4.) Upgrades are not available.
Artists must have a studio, home or exhibition space in the East Bay.
Artists seeking studio space for the event are encouraged to attend the workshop Sharing Space and Artist Networks, Saturday, January 17, 2015, 11am. RSVP
“East Bay Open Studios motivates me to share my work.”
All participants must be current members of Pro Arts. Membership must be current through last day of event. No refunds. Discounted fees are available for early registration. Fee waivers can be extended to current members for volunteer service in the gallery. Fee waiver deadline is February 1, 2015. Contact Pro Arts for details and get a head start by completing a Volunteer In-Take Form.
“Open Studios is a great way for people to see the diversity of artists represented throughout the city.”
“"[East Bay Open Studios] was a lot of fun, as well as a learning experience. I see my work in new ways through the eyes of others."
Terms of Agreement: I hereby agree to the terms and conditions of Pro Arts, the Directory of East Bay Arts, and East Bay Open Studios as outlined in the program description. I understand that if I host other artists, or if I am hosted by another artist, each must be a registered participant. I understand that there are no refunds on registration and membership fees. I understand that participation is contingent on upholding and abiding by all terms and conditions. I agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless East Bay Open Studios and Pro Arts, its officers, agents and employees for any and all liabilities, claims, errors, omissions, losses, accidents and expenses caused by, arising out of, or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, East Bay Open Studios, Directory of East Bay Arts. Pro Arts reserves the right to photograph the artist, event space and artwork for publicity, documentation, and fundraising purposes. Terms subject to change.
“The workshop I attended was very helpful.”
Registration Deadline: February 20, 2015