San Francisco

April 27-29, 2018


Applications Now Open for stARTup SF 2018

Selection Committee


Advisory Council

Anna Hygelund Independent Curator and Art Advisor

Cathy Kimball Executive Director, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

Jeff King President/CEO, Jeff King and Company

Noah Lang Owner, Electric Works

Joen Madonna Executive Director, Art Span

Michelle Mansour Executive Director, Root Division

Adam O’Donnell Principal Engineer, Cisco

Jennifer Perlmutter Artist, Owner, Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery

Alex Ray Art Consultant, Five Senses Art Consultancy

Bettina Stiewe, Founder, Upstart Modern Art Consultancy

Claudia Truesdell Makers 4 Good

Blair Winn Director for Institutional Advancement at The Exploratorium

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


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