San Francisco

April 27-29, 2018


Applications Now Open for stARTup SF 2018

2018 Selection Committee

Monique Deschaines Owner/Director, Euqinom Projects, San Francisco, CA

Kimberly Johansson Founder/Director, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA

Eric Nakamura Curator and Owner, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA

Lordy Rodriguez Artist and Assistant Professor of Art, San Jose State University

Travis Somerville, Widely exhibited, San Francisco-based artist

Ann Trinca Curator and Gallery Director, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, 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

Nancy Madinski Director of Special Projects, Jeff King and Company

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


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 April 28, 2pm

Guided Room Tour

Friday April 28, 3pm

Opening Night Celebration

Friday April 28, 7–10pm

Public Days
Friday April 28, 2–6pm
Saturday April 29, 12–9pm
Sunday April 30, 12–7pm

Hotel Del Sol

3100 Webster Street, San Francisco


Cultural Partners


Thank you to our sponsors