Solo(s) Project House (SPH) a three floor project space dedicated to showcasing and elevating creative individuals or groups that produce as one. It acts as “house” for artists providing unique studio space, as well as a creative atmosphere where they can interact with each other and produce. The SPH exhibition space hosts an annual program of juried residencies, inviting artists throughout the world to create and engage in the City of Newark, New Jersey.
Solo(s) Project House was founded in 2010 by local curator and programmer, Rebecca Jampol who is the current managing director. The on-site workspaces, since its inception grew from four to thirty and are filled with a diverse, cross disciplinary group of local creatives.
SPH is located in the Downtown Arts District of Newark, New Jersey. Gallery is available to view during scheduled events and by appointment.
About the Director:
Rebecca Jampol is an arts educator, gallery director and independent curator based in Newark, New Jersey. Graduating from Rutgers University-Newark in 2008, she took a leading role in furthering the development of the city’s burgeoning arts scene. Ms. Jampol moved forward to become the driving force in a myriad of cultural and educational initiatives including: Jajo Art Gallery (08-09); Glocally Newark (2010); The 239 Collective (2010); Rutgers Future Scholars “I am” Program; The NeWWalls Newark Public Art Conference (2014), The Gateway Project Public Art Initiative (2014/present), Portals, Newark, (2016/Present) and most recently, The Newark Downtown District’s Entryway Program “Gateways to Newark” (2016).
Her work revolves around positive activation of private and public spaces, creating happenings, exhibitions, and programming that provide a platform for social discourse and engagement. Ms. Jampol is the founder and director of the alternative gallery space & studio residence, Solo(s) Project House (SPH). Artists are invited annually from all over the world to work in Newark. She is the founder and co-director of Gateway Project Spaces, a hub for multidisciplinary creative engagement located in 2 Gateway Center, Newark. The three-level facility is split between a highly competitive and curated residency program, a project-based gallery in collaboration with Project For Empty Space, and rentable artist studio/work spaces. She is also the co-director of Project For Empty Space, a not-for-profit organization that creates socially engaging, multidisciplinary art exhibitions and programming that encourage social dialogue, education, and systemic change for cultural tolerance.