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NEW YORK FALL 2019 PROGRAM

 

Women drawing at Affordable Art Fair NYC

 

Affordable Art Fair NYC is more than just an art fair, with an array of inspiring and interactive activities for friends and family to enjoy. We create an experience fully equipped to help you fall in love with art, and our friendly and welcoming team is on hand to help you find your perfect artwork.


FEATURES

YOUNG TALENT EXHIBITION

Affordable Art Fair NYC’s Young Talent Exhibition is a dedicated platform that supports emerging artists and curators within the contemporary art community. This fall, the Teachers College, Columbia University ceramics program exhibit offers visitors the chance to see the current outcome of art education at the highest level in the discipline of ceramics. The opportunity to explore art created in the Teachers College, Columbia University ceramics program is not customarily available to a broad art collecting audience and we are proud to have this series debuted in the Inspiration Lounge on Level 2.

LIMITED EDITION PRINT

'She Seemed Odd from the Beginning' by Ellen Von WiegandSimple lines, elegant patterns and soft hues make up the Limited Edition Print this year. Linocut printmaker Ellen Von Wiegand’s artwork titled, “She Seemed Odd from the Beginning”, is this fall’s commissioned print. Ellen’s piece relates to her interest in the idea of belonging and is available for $300, unframed.

If you would like to purchase a Limited Edition Print, stop by DECORAZONgallery in stand C7.

UNDER $500 WALL

With a dedication to presenting affordable art that everyone can discover and collect, Affordable Art Fair NYC is excited to showcase a collection of works – all priced under $500 on Level 1. This is the perfect place to find great art for the new or emerging collector!

 

PERFORMANCES

Kelly LettieriA NIGHT OF TANGO AT ART AFTER DARK

Immerse yourself in the live music, the passion of the Tango dance and the up-close and personal experience of professional Tango dancers, Kelly Lettieri and Juan Alessandrini and singer, Hector Pablo Pereyra, as they make their mark as the exclusive Art After Dark feature performance on Thursday, September 26,6pm-9pm.

Special ticket required.

 

SPECIAL HOURS

HeymamaSTROLLER HOURS

Stroller Hours is a fun and accessible way for parents to enjoy the fair, discover art and shop with their little ones, hassle-free. For parents, children and strollers, we are opening the doors early, before opening to the public, on Saturday and Sunday mornings, September 28 and 29, 10am-11am.

Special ticket required.

TRADE HOURS

On Thursday, September 26 and Friday, September 27, we invite art and design professionals for one hour before the fair opens to the public to join us for an exclusive private viewing. Beginning at 11am on these days, the fair will be buzzing with industry chat that creates an ideal atmosphere for networking and one-on-one conversations with dealers to find the perfect match for your next project or client’s home.

Special ticket required. Must prove industry employment at ticket purchase.

Stroller Hours at Affordable Art Fair New York

 

KIDS WORKSHOPS

Saturday, September 28, 10am-11am
Sunday, September 29, 10am-11am 

In partnership with Affordable Art Fair, Free Arts NYC is hosting Kids Workshops during the fair’s Stroller Hours where you and your child can create an art project to explore your creativity together.

Free Arts NYC empowers underserved youth through art and mentoring programs to develop their creativity, confidence, and skills to succeed.

Kids Workshops are a suggested donation of $20. All proceeds will support Free Arts NYC.

 

TOURS

DIRECTOR’S TOUR with Vanessa Seis

Preview Affordable Art Fair NYC with our Fair Director, Vanessa Seis as your guide! Explore fair highlights and our international roster of galleries on Saturday, September 28 from 3pm – 4pm.

Special ticket required.

SELF-GUIDED TOURS

With 1000s of artworks on display, it's understandable if you aren't quite sure where to start! So, to help you discover the perfect piece, we've created three handy self-guided tours. If you’re a plant-lover, our Flower Power tour is perfect for you. Looking for a piece to get you ready for fashion week? Check out our Eye Spy tour. And if you have a sweet tooth, our Sweet Treats tour is one to start with.

Download our self-guided tour maps below or pick them up at the front of the fair to get started!

Download self-guided tour maps here »

PERSONAL SHOPPING SESSIONS with Laurie Carroll

In these intimate one-on-one sessions, we are excited to offer an exclusive personal shopping session with Art Consultant and founder of Procurio, Laurie Carroll. Laurie started her career as a gallerist in 2005 and has since worked as a gallery manager, director, owner, curator, and buyer. Laurie will take you to several, carefully selected stands on a personalized tour to help you find the perfect artwork for your home!

Limited appointments are available Friday through Sunday, September 27 - 28. Upon booking this ticket, we will be in touch with you within 48 hours to customize your tour. This ticket excludes the Private View on Wednesday, September 25 and Art After Dark on Thursday, September 26.

Visit our blog to learn more about Laurie's buying tips, gallery walls and the inspiration behind her own art collection.

Art Consultant Laurie Carroll

 

TALKS

LUNCH TIME TALKS

Lunch Time Talks are inspiring and engaging conversations at the intersection of art, design and architecture for interior designers, architects, art advisors and the curious and creative-minded visitor. Held in the fair’s Inspiration Lounge on Level 2, these talks require a special ticket and come with General Admission to the fair, access to the talks and a complimentary boxed lunch.

Thursday, September 26, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Female Design CouncilArt, Design and the In-between: Pertinent art + design ideas and how to achieve them

Join Female Design Council (FDC), for a roundtable discussion with successful interior designers, a key art advisor and a coveted working artist who will share first-hand experience of how art makes the walls, floors and ceilings of the most exciting projects from an industry perspective. This talk will be moderated by Lora Appleton, Founder of kinder MODERN + Female Design Council, where she will delve deep into how it all comes about: How to engage your clients to invest in artwork, and support artistic possibility in both residential and commercial projects? How to move your artwork into large hospitality projects as well as to collectors? How to use art and design to foster community connection?

Lora Appleton, Founder kinder MODERN + Female Design Council
Elena Frampton, Founder Frampton Co & Exhibition
Lisa Hunt, Artist
Irene C. Papanestor, Art Advisor
Kathianna Rousseau, Senior Interior Designer at Rockwell Group

Friday, September 27, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Black Artists + Designers GuildLegacy Makers

Join the Black Artists + Designers Guild for a discussion with a celebrated multi-media artist, Elle Decor A-List interior designer, and an award-winning architect about the use of art and design to define culture and the process by which they create legacy work. Tiana Webb Evans, founder and managing director of ESP Group, will moderate the conversation highlighting their path to entrepreneurship, approach to the built environment, and solicit advice about how to create spaces that reflect your story.

Tiana Webb Evans, Founder and Managing Director of ESP Group
Malene Barnett, Artist
Anishka Clarke, Interior Designer
Samantha Josaphat, Architect

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Panel discussions take place in the fair’s Inspiration Lounge on Level 2 and are free with General Admission.

Saturday, September 28, 12:30-1:30pm

Columbia University Teachers CollegeWhat does it mean to study ceramics and visual arts at Teachers College, Columbia University?

The Art and Art Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University maintains the belief that it is within the studio that you develop new ways seeing, experiencing, and responding to the world allowing you to expand your expertise in teaching others, while continuing to cultivate your personal artistic practice. What are we as students and educators trying to communicate with our work at TC? How does studying art education at an Ivy League institution inform our educational and artistic practices?

Join Judith Burton as she moderates a panel discussion with instructor Thomas Lollar, along with current and former students, Aimee Ehrman, Laura Miller, Anita Sidler and Gabe Turow as they expand on their experience in the Art and Art Education program at the Teachers College, Columbia University

Sunday, September 29, 12:30pm – 1:30pm

SeeMePathways to Success: Discovery in Today’s Digital Marketplace

Brendan Burns, CEO of SeeMe is in conversation with Christine Kuan, CEO and Executive Director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art and Tze Chun, Founder and CEO of Uprise Art on the way individual success has evolved in today’s digital marketplace. Although direct access to a massive audience is now available through Instagram and other digital platforms, it can actually be virtually impossible for artists to gain a foothold or genuine feedback. Our panelists discuss ways for artists to connect with small and newer galleries, navigate the art fair world, find their audience and build relationships with people who love their work.

 

FOOD & DRINKS

MonteroneGrab-and-Go by Monterone

Make a day of the fair by enjoying breakfast or lunch onsite after you peruse thousands of works of art. Located on Level 2, the Grab-and-Go by Monterone offers a full range of delicious beverages, sandwiches, and salads while providing you with a place to relax and re-energize during your visit.

Ripe Life WinesWine by Ripe Life Wines

Enjoy complimentary unoaked Chardonnay and Rosé during the Private View and Art After Dark courtesy of Ripe Life Wines.

*Must be 21+ to enjoy. Please drink responsibly.

Radeberger PilsnerRefreshing Beer by Radeberger Pilsner

Enjoy refreshing beer courtesy of Radeberger, Germany’s Premium Pilsner, during the Private View and Art After Dark events.

*Must be 21+ to enjoy. Please drink responsibly.



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