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STARTUP ART FAIR
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StartUp Art Fair at Hotel Del Sol
Artists: Irina Alimanestianu, Carol Aust, Nash Bellows, Clovis Blackwell Elizabeth Briel, John Casey, Armin�e Chahbazian, Counterpoint Studio, LLC (Peter Tonningsen & Lisa Levine), Michael Cutlip, Robin Denevan, Myra Eastman, Johanna Evans-Colley, Linda Fahey, Jon Fischer, Jane Fisher, Ellie Fritz, Eileen P. Goldenberg, Alyce Gottesman, Victoria Mara Heilweil & Pantea Karimi, Audrey Heller, Philippe Jestin Mitchell Johnson, Katja Leibenath, Emily Maddigan, Michelle Mansour, Charlie Milgrim, Thomas Morphis, Rick Oginz, Adjani Okpu-Egbe, Silvia Poloto, Michael Provart, Eric Rewitzer, Fernando Reyes & Peter Dreyfuss, Liz Robb, Shannon Schmidt, Sam Still, Tarryn Teresa, Margaret Timbrell, Lucy Traeger.
Comment by AB: It's onward and upward for the StartUp Art Fair. This year's talent hails not only from The Bay Area and California, but also from around the country and overseas as well. The fact that all participating artists are selected by jury assures a level of quality unlike other artist fairs where whoever has the money gets in. Here, you gotta have the art too. And these artists do. With increasing numbers of artists self-representing these days, thanks largely to the Internet, the frequency of events like this will likely only increase. Speaking of which, one of the directors tells me StartUp Art Fair Chicago will be comin' down the pike real soon.
Choir art by Jane Fischer at StartUp Art Fair, Hotel Del Sol (sorta like it).
Elizabeth Briel (right) discussing her "cyanotype paintings."
Michelle Mansour and her art at StartUp Art Fair.
Lucy Traeger and her one of her disaster paintings.
Queen Elizabeth in the trenches - art by Lucy Traeger.
Bright upbeat art by Myra Eastman.
Art by Myra Eastman about growing up in LA.
Myra Eastman and her art in above image closer at StartUp Art Fair.
John Casey cuddling with is pillow art.
Creepy sculptural busts by John Casey.
Stephen Wirtz holds down the fort for the SJ Institute of Contemporary Art.
Art by Michael Cutlip.
Yarn and wire sculpture by Shannon Schmidt - kinda like it.
Tree print by Eric Rewitzer.
Adjani Okpu-Egbe art.
Howard Hersh & Derek Lynch and their art at StartUp Art Fair.
If you'd rather just talk about it, you can do that here.
Setting - StartUp Art Fair at Hotel Del Sol.