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SF Indie Art Fair “st-ART-up” This Weekend!

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San Francisco’s independently produced contemporary art fair for unrepresented artists “stArtup Fair” is happening this weekend May 1-3, 2015, at the Hotel Del Sol, and it should be awesome.

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The stARTup Fair is taking place at the funky, awesome, boutique Hotel Del Sol in the Marina,

“The art world is changing, and many working artists are finding themselves without a space to present their work. The core mission of stARTup Art Fair is to provide an exhibition venue for unrepresented artists — artists who may have recently lost their gallery/galleries, or artists who have never had representation.

Co-Founders Ray Beldner and Steve Zavattero believe in the viability of San Francisco and the Bay Area as an important visual art center. stARTup Art Fair provides a new avenue for the creative longevity of the visual artist, providing a marketplace that gives the artist the power to present and sell work — and keep 100% of their sales proceeds — on their own terms.

The Bay Area has a history of attracting creative, visionary, self-starting artists, designers, and entrepreneurs, and stARTup Art Fair celebrates the spirit of this region with its investment in emerging and under-recognized artists. stARTup Art Fair will be a destination where creatives of all stripes can converge to see new, inspiring art in the California spirit of discovery. The fair will provide the chance for the next generation of art collectors to get in on the ground floor of a type of artist “start-up,” where collectors can acquire great works of art and make real connections with artists in an intimate setting.

With our venerable Selection Committee made up of a diverse range of art world professionals, stARTup Art Fair San Francisco aims to generate the dynamism and excitement of over 40 vetted, solo exhibitions for one glorious and stimulating 3-day weekend.”

Event Schedule here

Exhibiting Artists – stARTup Art Fair SF 2015

Kathy Aoki • Joy Broom • Stacey Carter • Robin Denevan
Rodney Ewing • Mitra Fabian • Rebecca Fox • Naomi Frank
Shane Gidcumb • David Gista • Miriam Hitchcock • Terry Hoff
David Jones • Jennifer Kaufman • Kelli Scott Kelley • Mikey Kelly
Joshua Nissen King • Jessica Kirkpatrick • Liséa Lyons • Barry Masteller
Clive McCarthy • Lindsay Evans Montgomery • Theresa Morgan
Karen Olsen-Dunn • Diane Pierce • Silvia Poloto • Freya Prowe
David “Squid” Quinn • Eugene Rodriguez • Kimberly Rowe • Brian Singer
am Stöhr • Chris Thorson • Margaret Timbrell • David Tomb
Jordan West • Forrest Williams • Bijan Yashar • Jenifer Yeuroukis
A Simple Collective (curated by Rhiannon MacFadyen)
Quite Contrary Press (Tony Bellaver/Mary V. Marsh)
WaldmanArts (Jon Fischer/Andrzej Michael Karwacki/Beth Davila Waldman)


See you there!

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