Los Angeles

January 26-28, 2018


General Admission / $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Students and Seniors / $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Three Day Pass / $30 in advance, $40 at the door

VIP / $100

Celebrate today’s significant emerging talent and leading independent artists, stARTup Art Fair takes place this January 26-28, 2018 at The Kinney Hotel in Venice Beach, California less than a mile from the Venice Beach Boardwalk and Marina del Rey and within minutes of the Art Contemporary Los Angeles art fair.

Discover over 50 artists, selected by art world experts, who transform hotel rooms into exhibition spaces and offer their works for sale to art lovers of all levels.

Immerse yourself in an engaging line up of special performances and installations by local talents including featured artist, Parker Day, curated by Nathaly Charria, sharing a special exhibition of her work along with a book signing and panel discussion.

Absorb yourself in our engaging Art Conversations covering topics that challenge and engage today’s art world trends.

Indulge in a select menu by Zen Craft chef, Eric Sauber, signature cocktails by Humboldt Distillery, and exclusive wine tastings by boutique Napa winery, Relic.

stARTup has become a destination event, attracting artists, art industry leaders, and art collectors from across the U.S. and as far away as Mexico, China, Europe, and South America. The fair’s unwavering mission to support creative and professional success for independent artists makes us a beacon for starting and seasoned collectors who seek out unique experiences and innovative brands.

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2018 Selection Committee

Diana Al-Hadid  renowned mixed media and installation artist, New York, NY

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

Nathaly Charria  Independent Curator and Creative Director, Los Angeles, CA

George Lawson  Owner/Director, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Walter Maciel  Owner/Director, Walter Maciel Gallery, Culver City, CA

Brenda Williams  Independent Curator and Cultural Affairs Commissioner, Culver City, CA


2018 Advisory Council

Katharine Earhart Principal, Alesco Advisors, LLC

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

Anna Hygelund Independent Curator and Art Advisor

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

Derek Kennedy Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group

Nona Lim Founder and CEO, Nona Lim

Michelle Mansour Executive Director, Root Division

Peter Mays Executive Director, Los Angeles Art Association

Adam O’Donnell Art Collector, Principal Engineer, Cisco

Jennifer Perlmutter Artist, Owner, Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery

Annie Seaton Artist and Former Director, LA Leica Gallery

Nancy Madinski Director of Special Projects, Jeff King and Company

Cultural Partners

Media Partners