2 Jan 2020

Festivals stARTup Art Fair San Francisco

Startup Art FairSan Francisco, California, United States

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: February 9, 2020 – stARTup Art Fair San Francisco is a the hotel art fair created by artists, for artists.

Our three-day fair is April 24-26, 2020 at the fun and retro Hotel del Sol, within walking distance to the nearby SF Art Market gallery fair. Artists will have a unique opportunity to expose new work to a myriad of collectors, curators, gallerists, and art consultants who will be coming to the city for a weekend of contemporary art.

The core mission of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms.

Those selected from the open application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work. Applicants will have their work reviewed by an impressive Selection Committee of art world professionals:

  • Andrew Rafacz, Owner Director, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago
  • Michelle Nye, Director, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco
  • René de Guzman, Senior Curator of Art, Oakland Museum of California
  • Danielle Fox, Owner/Director, Slate Contemporary Gallery, Oakland
  • Carrie Lederer, Artist, Former Curator Bedford Center
  • Rodney Ewing, Widely exhibited San Francisco-based artist

Install your artwork, make your own sales, speak directly to potential collectors and art world professionals and unlike most contemporary artist fairs, and keep 100% of your sales. Exhibitor fees include:

  • 4 nights at the hotel
  • Complimentary fair passes your guests
  • A personal artist page on the stARTup website
  • Discounted valet parking
  • PR, advertising, and marketing through our newsletter, ad buys, and social media channels
  • Curatorial and professional development support in the weeks before and after the fair
  • Automatic acceptance to our leading online sales partner, Artfinder and newest art discovery platform, Wescover

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Opp Categories: + Open to All Media. Opp Types: Festivals. Opp Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Income: Exhibition – Group, Exhibition – Solo, and Sales.

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