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genARTS Open: Who Are You?

Aug 12-Sep 28


At Crema Coffee Roasting Co.

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genARTS Open: Who Are You?

genARTS Silicon Valley is pleased to announce our third annual experimental exhibition, genARTS Open: Who Are You? Featuring artworks by 25+ Santa Clara County artists, this exhibition captures the voices, identities, and essences of are local creative community.

Mark your calendar and join us for the Opening Reception on August 12th, 12-2pm, at Crema Coffee on the Alameda! Meet the local artists, see their works in person and come celebrate the vibrancy of our local creative community.

This year marks a moment of introspection for genARTS as we step into a new chapter. Let’s come together and connect with each other through art and learn more about the diverse and vibrant community of emerging artists in Santa Clara County!

This event is generously supported by SVCreates and a 2023-2024 take pART grant from the City of San Jose Office of Economic Development and Cultural Affairs.

Featured images (left to right): Joyous March of Colorful Heights by Alieh Rezaei; Fauvist Me by Emma Brand, Verbena; Resilience by Renée Switkes

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On view Aug 12 to Sep 28

Opening Reception: Sat, Aug 12, 12-2pm

Closing Reception: Late September TBD

At Crema Coffee Roasting Co.

1202 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
Open daily, 7am-3pm

Free admission & parking

 Crema Coffee is a local independent café that supports the local creative community. Please be respectful when visiting and support the small business where possible

About the annual Experimental Exhibition

​The annual genARTS Experimental Exhibition is a program that provides an exhibition opportunity for emerging and established artists from Santa Clara County, with a focus on San Jose artists. The goal of the project is to create accessible, entry-level opportunities for local artists and arts administrators to participate in a curated gallery exhibit, and to provide opportunities for networking and relationship-building between new/emerging artists and more established arts professionals.

genARTS is a network of over 950 general members and a dedicated volunteer Executive Committee whose mission is to empower creative individuals and emerging arts leaders, supported by a vision to strengthen the creative community in Santa Clara County. Our Experimental Exhibit epitomizes our mission, vision, and pillars of professional development, networking, and accessibility.

The theme and programs that accompany the annual Experimental Exhibition are informed by the concerns and needs of our creative community. The program addresses underlying unique struggles and problems of the local arts community through a multi-prong approach and solution. Through our Experimental Exhibition, we provide a platform for education, promotion, and empowerment that creates a direct impact that strengthens all parties involved. 

The project aligns with our mission by targeting emerging artists who may not have a traditional training or education and are entering the arts without the traditional foundation. We are creating an accessible and low-barrier entry point for local artists to take steps forward on their creative paths. 

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