Welcome, Seattle Art Fair!

The inaugural Seattle Art Fair is set for July 30-August 2, and is shaping up to be a great reason to visit Seattle.

Produced by Art Market Productions (the well respected company behind similar fairs in New York, San Francisco, Miami and more), and Paul Allen’s Vulcan, the fair will offer a chance to view art from top galleries, plus an extensive program of installations and special programs.

Designed to showcase the vibrant culture and diversity of the Pacific Northwest, the event will draw new and established collectors, international art patrons, and Seattle residents and visitors.

More than 60 local, national and international galleries will exhibit at CenturyLink Event Center.  Citywide happenings are also planned, including artist Jenny Heishman’s creations in Myrtle Edwards Park, artist Wendy Red Star at Volunteer Park, and a talk by artist and designer Maya Lin at Seattle Art Museum.  Exhibiting Seattle galleries include Abmeyer + Wood, G. Gibson Gallery, Greg Kucera Gallery, James Harris Gallery, Linda Hodges Gallery, Platform Gallery, Punch, Roq La Rue, SEASON, Traver Gallery, Winston Wächter Fine Art and Woodside/Braseth Gallery.

The fair opens Thursday night with a preview to benefit local arts-support organization Artist Trust, then continues Friday through Sunday. Find all the details on the Seattle Art Fair website. Also be sure to check out Satellite Seattle, for information on many more arts event scheduled throughout the city to be held in concert with the Art Fair.

Time to get our art on!

Featured Image:  Sherrie Wolf, The Concert, 2015,  oil on canvas, 48 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Woodside/Braseth Gallery.


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About the Author

Tracey Wickersham

Tracey Wickersham is the Senior Director of Cultural Tourism at Visit Seattle. A volunteer dj & host of a long running music program on KBCS 91.3 FM, she spent 6 years on the board of 4Culture, supporting arts, heritage, public art and historic preservation in King County. You'll often find her at the Tractor Tavern enjoying great bands, exploring one of the region's beautiful parks with her spunky blue heeler mix, or in one of Seattle's many live theater venues.

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