9-12 OCTOBER 2014

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About Art SV/SF

Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco (Art SV/SF) is Art Miami’s new International Contemporary and Modern Art Fair on the West Coast opening October 9-12, 2014. Centrally located between Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the fair is proud to present 75 highly respected international galleries and art institutions from France, Italy, Germany, England, The Netherlands, Finland, South Korea, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Venezuela, China, Austria, Argentina and The United States. The Fair will showcase investment quality Contemporary & Modern works of art for acquisition from the 20th and 21st centuries, including emergent talent and new media artists. Over 750 artists from 42 countries will be on exhibit during the fair.

In keeping with Art Miami’s high standards of quality, Art SV/SF will present a curated balance of blue-chip art along with works by emerging, mid-career and experimental talent. The fair will offer the unique experience of viewing great art and exploring innovative cultural programming including on-site installation projects, interactive art, artist talks and fair tours for all audiences and taste levels.

Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco is pleased to partner with the following notable bay area cultural institutions, many of whom are organizing independent exhibitions and events for the fair. We welcome these curatorial efforts and opportunities to encounter new art and ideas as an added dimension to the weekend’s events. We look to these cultural partners, along with the stellar international and U.S. artists and galleries represented at the fair, to provoke, surprise, and delight creative people throughout the Bay Area and Silicon Valley: Fine Arts Museums of S.F. (Artpoint); Creativity Explored; LISA; MACLA; SFADA; SJICA; Stanford Art Spaces; tmoro projects; UC Davis Art Studio; ZERO1; Shipyard Trust For The Arts (STAR); Djerassi Residents Artist Program; Leonardo; San Jose Museum of Art. 

The Fair takes place at the San Mateo County Event Center in San Mateo, conveniently located at the crossroads of U.S. 101 and CA 92 freeways and just 10 minutes south of San Francisco International Airport.

The VIP Preview will be a two-tier evening, providing limited early access for Platinum VIP cardholders on October 9th from 6:00pm-7:30pm and continuing for all VIP Cardholders from 7:30pm - 10pm.



San Mateo County Event Center

Expo Hall

1346 Saratoga Drive

San Mateo, CA 94403


Platinum VIP Preview | Thursday, October 9 | 6pm - 7:30pm
Access for Art SV/SF Platinum VIP Cardholders

VIP Preview | Thursday, October 9 | 7:30pm - 10pm
Access for Art SV/SF VIP Cardholders and Accredited Press


Friday October 10 |  11am - 9pm

Saturday October 11 |  11am - 8pm

Sunday October 12 |  11am - 6pm


One day fair pass $25

Multi-day fair pass $40

Students 12-18 years and Seniors $15

Children under 12 years w adult Free

Groups 10 or more $15


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Art SV/SF has partnered with the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley as the official hotel. It’s only fitting that the capital of high tech offers the highest standards of luxury and personalized hospitality. An environment of scenic beauty and state-of-the-art energy defines one of California’s most vital communities at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo. The Hotel will feature a special art exhibit throughout the lobby by six participating fair artists to coincide with the fair.

The Hotel will offer complimentary shuttle transportation for its guests to and from the fair during fair hours.
The Four Seasons is offering special rates for Fair VIP’s and attendees. Contact Art SV/SF’s Official Travel Partner, Turon Travel to book your stay at 800-952-7646 or


Art SV/SF is easily accessible via mass transit or car. 

Take Bart to Millbrae Station. Exit the Millbrae Bart station across the parking lot to Millbrae Caltrain Station. At Millbrae station connect to Southbound Caltrain going towards San Jose. Exit at the Hillsdale Station to El Camino Real Blvd. At Hillsdale you can either walk, take a bus, or taxi.


You can take the Caltrain to either Hillsdale or Hayward Park station. The Fair will offer complimentary shuttle service between Caltrain in San Mateo and the fair. 

From Hillsdale Caltrain Station: Head northwest on S El Camino Real toward 31st Ave, turn right onto E 25th Ave, turn left onto S Delaware St. Turn right, turn right, and turn left. Approx. 1 mile.

From Hayward Park Caltrain Station: 
Head south on Pacific Blvd toward 19th Ave, turn right onto S Delaware St., turn left, and turn left. Approx .6 miles.


Plan your trip on samTrans Trip Planner. Two SamTrans routes provide service to the Event Center from throughout the county and San Francsico. Routes 390 and 391 offer service along El Camino Real with a stop at 25th Avenue, two blocks west of the Event Center campus.


From the South Bay

From 101: Take 101 North to Highway 92 West. Exit Delaware Street. Bear right on Concar Dr. Right on Delaware to 2495 S. Delaware Street, 4 blocks (located on the left side of street).

From 280: Take 280 North to highway 92 East. Exit Delaware Street. Right on Delaware to 2495 S. Delaware Street, 4 blocks (located on the left side of street)

From the North Bay

From 101: Take 101 South to Highway 92 West. Exit Delaware Street. Bear right on Concar Dr. Right on Delaware to 2495 S. Delaware Street, 4 blocks (located on the left side of street)

From 280: Take 280 South to Highway 92 East. Exit Delaware Street. Right on Delaware to 2495 S. Delaware Street, 4 blocks (located on the left side of street)

From East Bay

Take the San Mateo Bridge (Highway 92) West. Exit Delaware Street. Bear right on Concar Dr. Right on Delaware 2495 S. Delaware street, 4 blocks (located on the left side of the street)

From El Camino

From El Camino South: Go North on El Camino Avenue. Turn right on 25th Avenue. Left on Delaware (Expo Center is on the right side)

From El Camino North: Go South on El Camino Avenue. Turn left on 25th Avenue. Left on Delaware (Expo Center is on right side).


We’re thrilled to have partnered with the on demand transportation service Uber to provide new Uber users a free ride (up to $30) to or from Art SV/SF. Use code: ARTSVSF30. Current Uber users receive 15% off. Use code: ARTSVSF15


On-site parking is $10 and valet service is available.


For more information regarding participation please contact:
Nick Korniloff, Show Director |
Tracy Freedman, Arts & Cultural Liaison | | (T) 415-652-4338
Jennifer Jacobs, West Coast Exhibitor Liaison & Director of Aqua Art Miami | | (T) 503.810.7903
Julian Navarro, Director/Context Art Miami | | (T) 347.832.5611





For all press inquiries and media registration please contact:

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Inaugural Fair Partners with Prominent Local and National Art and Cultural Institutions
Strategic Collaborations Include Special Arts Programming, Unique Multi-Media Activations and Educational Experiences


  • 9/29/14

    Art Silicon Valley Work of the Day: Lynette Cook "All Lined Up"

    Lynette Cook

    All Lined Up

    acrylic on canvas

    24 x 24 inches, framed

    From Cook's 'Shadow' series

    Courtesy Gallerie Citi, Burlingame CA

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  • 9/28/14

    Art Silicon Valley Work of the Day: Jaq Chartier "RGB Infusion"

    Jaq Chartier

    RGB Infusion, 2012

    acrylic, stains and spray paint on wood panel

    32 x 44 inches

    Courtesy Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco

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  • 9/28/14

    Art Silicon Valley Work of the Day: David Park "Figure with Fence" (1953)

    David Park (Boston 1911 - Berkeley 1960)

    Figure with Fence, 1953

    oil on canvas, 35 x 49"

    Courtesy Hackett | Mill, San Francisco

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Thursday, October 9 | 6pm - 7:30pm
Platinum VIP Preview
Access for Art SV/SF Platinum VIP Cardholders

Thursday, October 9 | 7:30pm - 10pm
VIP Preview
Access for Art SV/SF VIP Cardholders and Accredited Press

Located in the cultural mecca for established collectors, 1AN and Art Silicon Valley present the can't-miss educational event of the season. The Art Symposium brings together leading art industry experts to speak on a range of topics, providing attendees with the skills required to improve their reputation as serious art collectors, maximize the efficiency of their overall asset portfolio and cultivate their taste for the finer things in life. Whether you are a first time buyer, an established collector, you are in the industry, or simply have a passion for art, our program is both diverse and engaging. The Art Symposium is FREE for visitors of Art Silicon Valley, with a selection of  live sessions on the fair floor.

Friday, Oct 10th  |  1pm - 1:30pm
A Perspective on Hunt Slonem's Bunnies
Speaker: Bruce Helander
This session features a PowerPoint talk on Hunt Slonem’s new book, Bunnies. Bruce Helander has written extensively on Slonem’s work and career, including an informative critical essay titled “Quantum Lepus” for this latest volume, as well as a chapter in his book, Learning to See titled “Bird’s Eye View.”

Friday, Oct 10th  |  2pm - 3pm
Adventures in Media - A Panel on Collecting and Protecting Unusual Art
Speakers: Gregory Smith, Simon Hornby, Sam Pugatch, David Sleeman
Hosts: Dewitt Stern, Berkley Asset Protection, Winston Art Group, Crozier Fine Arts
Panelists will conduct an interactive discussion on past and present mediums used by fine artists and how they affect aspects of valuation, security, shipping, storage, restoration, climate controls, title and authenticity.

Friday, Oct 10th  |  3pm - 4pm
Sales and Use Taxes: How They Apply to Collectors and Dealers
Speaker: Mary Pat Kohberge
Host: Deloitte
A Deloitte sales tax specialist will present on how sales/use taxes apply and offer insightful perspective around potential issues and tax-saving opportunities to help collectors avoid unwanted additional expense or surprise.

Saturday, Oct 11th  |  1pm - 1:30pm
Book Signing and Chat with Doug Menuez
Speaker: Doug Menuez | Host: Peter Fetterman Gallery
This session features a booking signing and conversation with Doug Menuez, a documentary photographer and author of Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000.

Saturday, Oct 11th  |  2pm - 3pm
Building an Art Collection Like a Pro
Speakers: Josh Baer, Tom O’Connor, Lisa Dolby Chadwick, Sotheby’s Representative
Host: eBay
Four experienced panelists, including a leading auction house specialist, eBay’s art advisor, a private art consultant and a leading gallery director, will share strategies for emerging and experienced buyers.

Saturday, Oct 11th  |  3:30pm - 5pm
Blurring the Line Between Machine and Nature
Speakers: Alan Rath (Digital Video Sculptor), Lia Cook (Textile and Visual Artist), Robert Buelteman (Photographer), and Kal Spelletich (Kinetic Artist)
The LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) is a national program of gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience. A special Art SV/SF LASER will feature four noted bay area artists who throughout their careers have pioneered new hybrid works at the crossroads of art and science. Join the artists as they present their work and inspirations, followed by audience discussion and Q&A.

Sunday, Oct 12th  |  1pm - 1:45pm
Changing the Paradigm for Corporate Art
Speakers:  Drew Bennett, Celestine Johnson, Cristina Tcheyan, Vanessa Sigurdson
Hosts: Facebook, Innovation Endeavors, Google, Autodesk
Hear new approaches to bringing artists and professionals together as equals in the modern workplace.

Sunday, Oct 12th  |  2pm - 2:30pm
Art Appraisal: Why, When and How?
Speaker: Jeremy Stone, ASA
Host: Business Matters in the Visual Arts
Learn from an expert about the difference between Fair Market and Replacement Value and what research, analysis and sales comparables are used by accredited fine art appraisers to determine relevant markets and characteristics of value.

Sunday, Oct 12th  |  3pm - 3:30pm
Visual Thinking Strategies: Making Meaning in Art
Speaker: Oren Slozberg
Host: Commonweal
The presentation will be an opportunity to experience Visual Thinking Strategies. VTS is used in educational institutions and fine art museums internationally. This method was developed in collaboration between the NY MoMA and Developmental Psychologist, Abigail Housen. The VTS experience will engage viewers with visual art directly, developing their own meaning making abilities and observation skills.


Special Exhibitions



Leaders in Software Art (LISA) - Art SV/SF has created a groundbreaking partnership with LISA in order to bring digital art to, and create a dialogue with, the tech-savvy communities of the Bay Area by making software and electronic art an integral part of the fair.  LISA founder and tech art consultant Isabel Draves will bring together a selection of rising stars from the New York tech art community for exhibition and sale in dealer booths throughout the fair.


San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (SJICA) will exhibit artist John Carpenter’s Dandelion Clock interactive art video and will organize an exploration of new mobile art apps.

stanford art spaces

Stanford Art Spaces - Sponsored by the Center for Integrated Systems at Stanford University, curator and critic DeWitt Cheng will organize a show of unique and unusual Bay Area artists he has discovered through his 30 year career.


ZERO1 is presenting John Slepian’s Transcendence, a performance installation that humorously and ironically explores new forms of embodiment in the digital world. Using a hacked toy brainwave sensor, electronics, and powerful actuators, the artist is literally levitated through the power of his mind. Slepian will be performing Transcendence during scheduled hours each day of the art fair.

white walls

San Francisco-based gallery White Walls will exhibit new works by noted street artist APEX (Ricardo Richey), who will also complete an on-site mural on the exterior of the San Mateo Expo Hall during the fair.

UC davis

Tim Hyde and University of California Davis Art Studio present The Invitation, a series of 2014 photographs in which separate and distinct fields of inquiry at UC Davis are crystallized in one image, and Hexagon/Pentagon, a sculpture produced for the Skull Sessions, a modular installation to facilitate spirited exchange between artists, musicians, scientists and the public. All are invited to participate.

 color city

Hero Of Color City Kids Center will provide a safe playroom on-site for children ages 3-13, who are introduced to art while their parents visit Art SV/SF. Children enrolled in the program will have exclusive access to view the newly released film Hero of Color City as well as participate in activities including art explorations, games, puzzles and storytelling.

Kids Center will be open Friday + Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm. Movie will be shown Fri, Sat, Sun: Noon, 2pm and 4pm.


I PXL U, the official photo sharing platform for Art SV/SF, will sponsor a special exhibition of monumental Banksy works from his 2013 New York City residency, featured at the Keszler Gallery booth. One of the most intriguing artists of our time, elusive English street artist Banksy has captured world-wide attention through his graffiti art.

 four seasons The Official Hotel of Art SV/SF, the Four Seasons Silicon Valley, will feature a special art exhibit throughout the lobby by five participating fair artists to coincide with the fair: Bare, Gallerie Citi | Franco de Francesca, Lausberg Contemporary | Tom Leighton, Cynthia Corbett Gallery |  Kenneth Noland, Elizabeth Clement Fine Art | Tommy Watson Yannima, Leslie Smith Gallery

Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR) will exhibit photos from participants in STAR’s program, Family Art Day and Artist in Residence Program, as well as additional works from Hunters Point Shipyard Artists.

 SFADA The San Francisco Art Dealers Association (SFADA) will highlight artwork from a selection of its 55 member galleries in a show curated by Lauren O’Connell, a recent masters graduate in Curatorial Studies at the California College of the Arts (CCA). 20% of sales proceeds will be donated to CCA’s Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts.

One Art Nation Symposium - Art SV/SF will collaborate with One Art Nation to offer The Art Symposium, which brings together leading opinion leaders and art industry experts to speak on a range of timely topics from the current structure of the art market to talks on collecting art, succession planning, protecting unusual art and issues of art valuation. Talks are listed above in the Events section.




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Art Silicon Valley / San Francisco (Art SV/SF) offers a wide range of branding opportunities and special events to enhance corporate identities. Art SV/SF's tailor made sponsorship opportunities are designed to address each of our partners marketing goals and brand exposure. Sponsors' guests are given VIP status and enjoy special events. Art SV/SF will work with you to develop a package that meets your company's exact needs and marketing objectives.

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Art SV/SF VIP status provides access to the official Preview Event on October 9th and is the first opportunity for VIP collectors to acquire some of the finest pieces of modern and contemporary art from the 20th and 21st centuries.


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    Show Director
  • Tracy Freedman
    Arts & Cultural Liaison

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    West Coast Exhibitor Liaison & Director of Aqua Art Miami

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