Announcing a call for artists for the Superfine! Art Fair LA 2020. Learn how to build sales and a collector list from marketing experts. Curate to sell with friendly guidelines. Meet your next collector. For the second year in a row, Superfine! is returning to The Reef in DTLA, just blocks away from the LA Art Show, the country’s highest-attended art fair.
Deadline: 6 Jan 2020
Location: The Reef, 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Fair dates: February 6 – 9, 2020
A whole year of exhibitions in one weekend:
- 6-10,000 motivated, art-hungry visitors during the four day fair
- 25% of visitors make a ($100-$2,500+) art purchase
- More than 50% of exhibiting artists receive major media coverage
Make art. Sell art. Superfine! Art Fair does the rest:
- Meet collectors in a friendly, welcoming space: the ideal environment to discover, collect, and sell art
- Cost-saving and cost-spreading financing options that work with artist’s budget to make exhibiting and selling a reality
- Opportunities for features in Superfine!’s earned (press + PR), owned (website, blog, and social), and paid (advertising) media
Superfine! Art Fair LA 2020 Artist Benefits
- Superfine! takes no commission on any artwork sold either in person, at the fair, or online eFair
- The audience is 26-45, affluent ($120k+/year), and buying art now
- A professional, courteous, and knowledgeable team of experts guide you every step of the way
- Lead-up webinars and curatorial guidelines geared towards success
Founded by partners in work and life, James Miille and Alex Mitow, Superfine! emphasizes work by the LGBTQIA+ community and female artists. In 2020, Superfine! is launching a three-week themed art fair with a week devoted each to women artists and LGBTQIA+ artists.
About Superfine! Art Fair
Founded by art collectors Alex Mitow and James Miille, Superfine! started in 2015 as an alternative to boring, stuffy art shows and complicated art world politics. From the start, they caught flack from the art establishment. They broke down barriers and opened the gates to everyone from serious long-time art collectors to people who love art and never thought they would be collectors.
Their open and transparent approach worked. Imaginations have been sparked. Countless new collections have been jump-started at Superfine! art fairs as they continue to spread their message of a more inclusive art market across the country. Since 2015, they had one goal: produce bad-ass, expertly-curated art shows where über-talented, diverse global artists meet their new fans in iconic locations.
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The ART of Infertility announces a call for artists for the exhibit, “Reimagining Reproduction: The ART of Infertility in Los Angeles.” The exhibit will run June 9 – 30, 2018 at Venice Arts, Marina del Rey. The ART of Infertility is partnering with Dr. Paul Turek, The Turek Clinics in Beverly Hills and San Francisco, to host an interactive art event. This event is the highlight of a national awareness campaign for Men’s Health Month.
Deadline: 25 May 2018
Our opening reception will be held on June 9th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.
The artwork chosen will tell the stories of reproduction reimagined. It will highlight pieces reflecting both the experiences of those with infertility and those who must use assisted reproductive technology to build their families. The ART of Infertility is especially interested in sharing artwork telling the stories of men, single parents by choice, and those in the LGBTQ+ community.
We invite artists who have personal experience with non-traditional family building through assisted reproductive technology as well as those who have experienced reproductive loss, including infertility, miscarriage and stillbirth. The ART of Infertility invites artists who do not have personal experience, but have been inspired to create around this theme, to submit their artwork for exhibition.
Original artwork that has been created around themes of reproductive loss and on-traditional family building through assisted reproductive technologies will be considered. Works may be executed in any medium, and in a two- or three-dimensional format. Share the silenced stories of infertility and non-traditional family building in Los Angeles.
Reimagining Reproduction Artist Benefits
Artists participating in Reimagining Reproduction will benefit from publicity from a nation-wide awareness campaign via Men’s Health Network. Artists may sell their work and share their story. They will raise awareness about reproductive health, reproductive loss, and mental health. In particular, in underserved communities such as people of color, men, and the LGBT community. They will give those attending the event an opportunity to share the experiences of reproductive loss with their friends and family. Help diminish stigmas around reproductive health, particularly with infertility and mental health, particularly among men. Artists will have the opportunity to have their artwork travel in subsequent The ART of Infertility exhibits.
About The ART of Infertility
Infertility (IF) has been described as a culturally stigmatizing and invisible disease. The ART of Infertility is a national arts organization based in Michigan. Founded in 2014, they curate innovative and emotionally provoking art exhibits to portray the realities, pains, and joys of living with IF. They design engaging curriculums to host art and writing workshops. The ART of Infertility plans educational, outreach events. They advocate for infertility rights. Most of all, they provide support for those living in the shadows of infertility. Through art, they break the silence around reproductive grief and push back against common misconceptions. They invite you to join in the fight to make infertility visible.
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stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles 2017 is a contemporary juried hotel art fair for independent artists.
Deadline: 10 Nov 2016
Those selected from the application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work.
All sales proceeds and professional contacts made during the fair belong 100% to the artists.
One of the core missions of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives independent artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms in a professional exhibition venue.
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Artists, artisans, vendors, and trucks are invited to participate in the series of San Fernando Valley Art Walks hosted by 501(c)3 SFV arts non profit 11:11 ACC.
Deadline: 25 May 2016
For the 6th year in a row, The SFV summer artwalk series sees an attendance of over 5,000 people celebrating the arts in the streets of Canoga Park and Reseda. Along with food trucks, dozens of participating local businesses, and multiple live music stages, artists and vendors have the opportunity to display and sell their wears to the public.
11:11 ACC focuses on creating a cohesive and active arts community in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. For the last 7 years, 11:11 has dedicated its time to promoting local artists, ensuring the incorporation of the arts within the community, and providing opportunities for professional development which allows local creatives to experiment, collaborate, and develop collective creativity.
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Artists are invited to feature and sell their original arts and crafts at the Spring Brentwood Art Festival.
Deadline: 8 Apr 2016
With over 10,000 visitors and 120+ artist this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. The Spring show is sure to produce a crowd eager to engage with local artists of varying mediums. The show features fine art and crafts, kids activities, top notch LA food trucks, and live entertainment. The Festival is held from 10am-6pmbetween Saltair and Barrington on San Vicente Blvd.
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Art Share L.A. is seeking individual artists to be a part of our curated group shows. All varieties of visual art are welcomed.
Deadline: 31 Oct 2015
Exhibitions will be scheduled from February 2016 – July 2016 for 3-week periods based on availability.
We encourage people who have previously submitted work and/or been featured in Art Share’s shows to submit, but request that it be new work only (i.e. pieces of yours we haven’t previously seen).
Selected artists will be featured in one of our spring gallery group shows, alongside 7-9 other artists.
Everyone who submits work becomes eligible for Art Share L.A.’s opportunity emails and are considered for special opportunities extended only to Art Share artists.
Art Share L.A. is a sanctuary for the arts in downtown LA. We maintain a 28,000 sq-ft warehouse in the heart of the arts district. Upstairs, we provide 30 subsidized live/work lofts for artists. Downstairs, we have a community programmed facility offering classes, exhibitions and events.
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Submit your work today to enter the ArtSlant Prize 2015 competition.
Deadline: 16 Oct 2015
Just $3 enters one of your works into our site-wide competition.
If your work is selected, you become a Showcase Winner and enter Premium Placement ($20). This advances you in the ArtSlant Prize competition to the Juried Round where your work receives a ton of exposure and is reviewed by our panel of expert jurors.
Jurors for the final round:
- Bob and Roberta Smith, Artist
- Mark Beasley, Curator for Performa
- Óscar Florit, Director of L21 Gallery
A rotating panel of leading gallerists and art professionals reviews the Showcase Winners and select one artist to advance from each of the following categories: painting, photography, mixed-media, abstract, sculpture, drawing, new-media, installation, and student. Juried winners have the option to sell their work through ArtSlant on Amazon.com
Four Juried Winners are selected for the ArtSlant Prize each Fall. Winners receive cash prizes and get their work exhibited in Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach.
- 1st Place: $3000
- 2nd Place: $1000
- 3rd Place: $500
- Student: $500
Up for grabs are great exposure, exhibition and sales opportunities including inclusion in our brand new Amazon Art Sales Platform – not to mention cash prizes for selected ArtSlant Prize winners.
Premium Placement promotes your work around the ArtSlant website including on the homepage, the artshow, and on our social media accounts.
The ArtSlant Prize, now in its 7th year, is given to emerging and mid-career artists that exhibit great potential and commitment to their artistic practice and whose work helps advance contemporary aesthetic, conceptual, and political discourses.
As part of this program, three to four winners are selected each year to exhibit at a major art fair in the United States; for the last three years, that fair has been Aqua Art Miami.
Over the course of the year, our users submit their work to be reviewed by a panel of jurors comprised of renowned gallerists, curators, arts professionals and artists. From each round, 9 Juried Winners are selected. In the fall, from this pool of exceptional artists, the winners of the ArtSlant Prize are selected. One winner will receive a purchase award and one of their works will enter the ArtSlant Collection.
ArtSlant is a multimedia platform committed to providing a social perspective on art. Founded in Los Angeles in 2007 by the late Georgia Fee, ArtSlant aims to bridge the gaps between the art world, its media, and the community. Art is intertwined with our shared human experience and is a fundamental force for galvanizing sincere communal action; for that reason, we believe in supporting art that relates to today’s most crucial issues, from racial, social, economic, and gender inequalities to environmental concerns.
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stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles is an independently produced fair for unrepresented artists.
Deadline: 15 Nov 2015
This three-day fair will run January 29-31 at the Highland Gardens Hotel in Hollywood, and take place at the same time as the nearby LA Art Show and Art Los Angeles Contemporary Art gallery fairs.
Applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee, consisting of seven diverse art world professionals:
- Kim Abeles, Los Angeles-based cross disciplinary artist
- Dan Cameron, former Chief Curator, Orange County Museum of Art
- Andi Campognone, Director/Curator, Lancaster Museum of Art & History
- Christine Duval, Independent Curator and advisor
- Peter Mays, Executive Director, Los Angeles Art Association
- Hillary Metz, Founder, Blythe Projects
- William Powhida, Brooklyn-based artist, critic, and teacher
There are application and entry fees.
Participating artists will have an opportunity to expose new work to a myriad of collectors, curators, gallery owners, art consultants, and writers who will be coming to the city for a weekend of contemporary art.
One of the core missions of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a new avenue for the creative longevity of the visual artist, providing a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms.
All sales proceeds, as well as professional contacts made during the fair, belong 100% to the artists.
Southern California has a history of attracting creative, visionary, self-starting artists, designers, and entrepreneurs, and stARTup Art Fair LA 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.
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