Los Angeles

January 26-28, 2018


Checkout the video that gives you a brief overview of stARTup Art Fair LA, 2017 – The Second Edition of stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles, a unique contemporary art fair for independent artists. 



2017 Selection Committee

Kendell Carter  renowned mixed media and installation artist, Long Beach, CA

Mat Gleason  Curator, Coagula Curatorial & Publisher, Coagula Art Journal, Los Angeles, CA

Anna Hygelund  Head of Post-War & Contemporary Art, Paddle8, New York, NY

Charlie James  Owner/Director, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Michelle Papillion  Founder, PAPILLION, Los Angeles, CA

Amanda Ross-Ho  renowned found-object, mixed media and installation artist, Los Angeles, CA


2017 Advisory Council

Megan Frances Abrahams  Artist, art critic, writer, Managing Editor of Fabrik Magazine

Andi Campognone  Director/Curator, Lancaster Museum of Art & History

Christine Duval  Independent curator and advisor; Principal, Duval Contemporary

Peter Frank  Curator, art critic, Associate Editor of Fabrik Magazine

Sherry Frumkin  Director, Santa Monica Art Studios

Maurizzio Pineda  Assistant Curator, Torrance Art Museum

Annie Seaton  Artist and former Director, LA Leica Gallery

What Artists are Saying About Us

I came here to get exposure, and that’s what happened. I met curators and artists. I’m very pleased and excited to see where these opportunities lead.
— Stephen Whisler


Press Preview (invitation only)

Friday January 27, 2pm

Guided Room Tour

Friday January 27, 3pm

Opening Night Celebration

FridayJanuary 27, 7–10pm

Public Days
Friday January 27, 2–10pm
Saturday January 28, 12–9pm
Sunday January 29, 12–7pm

Highland Gardens Hotel

7047 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles


Cultural Partners


Media Partners