Friday, July 13, 2012

(e)merge announces...

News release from the (e)merge art fair:
(e)merge art fair, created to advance emerging art, returns to Washington, DC this fall. (e)merge welcomes back galleries from across the US and Europe including: BROTkunsthalle, Vienna, Austria; Amstel Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Aureus Contemporary, Basel, Switzerland and Providence, USA; G Fine Art, Washington, DC, USA; Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, USA; and NOMAD, Brussels, Belgium. Among the galleries newly joining the fair are: Bäckerstrasse 4, Vienna, Austria; Flying Rooster Contemporary Projects, Montreal, Canada; Galería Servando, Havana, Cuba; Trailer Park Proyects, Guyanabo, Puerto Rico; Contemporary Wing, Washington, DC, Mixed Greens, New York, USA; LYNCHTHAM, New York; and Project 4 Gallery, Washington, DC, USA. A complete list of gallery and artist exhibitors will be available soon.

(e)merge is honored to have the support of the members of its inaugural Host Committee: Jane and Calvin Cafritz, Carol Feld and David Levy, Izette and Neal Folger, Janice Kim and Tony Otten, Alexia and Roderick Von Lipsey, Kim and Patrick Nettles, Rose Nosseir and Paul Carter, Frederick Ognibene, Lorie Peters, Robert Shapiro, Sid Stoltz and David Hatfield, and Daren Thomas.

“DC is one of the fastest-growing and most prosperous areas in the country, and Washington’s business, tech and collecting communities have rallied to support (e)merge and its exhibitors. With its entrepreneurial spirit and creative energy, this fair can become a model for promoting emerging art and artists everywhere."
- Robert Shapiro, Chairman of Sonecon, LLC
(e)merge is proud to partner with UBS and excited by the support of our sponsors: ESL Group, LivingSocial, HapstackDemetriou, Kaze Design, Vivid Solutions, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Exhibit-E, Industry Gallery DC, and Whiteford, Taylor, & Preston; and media sponsors: The Art Dossier, The Art Newspaper, BrightestYoungThings, DC Modern Luxury, Gallerist, and the Pinkline Project.

“As our culture evolves, moment by moment, the emergence of new ideas about architecture, design and art are changing and enhancing our daily lives. Giving an experience to this evolution is what our partnership with (e)merge is all about.”

- Peter Hapstak & Olvia Demetriou, Principals, HapstakDemetriou

This year the fair looks forward to another series of educational events in October with our cultural partners – The Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Gallery of Art, the Phillips Collection, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

(e)merge art fair

Thursday, October 4 through Sunday, October 7, 2012
Washington, DC

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