Countdown to Seattle Art Fair

July 10, 2017
The countdown to Seattle Art Fair is on — and less than one month remains until the first toast. With the largest exhibitor list yet and a robust lineup of programming, Seattlites and beyond are buzzing about what’s to come. Here’s a glimpse at what people are saying about this year’s fair — read up and grab your tickets to this year’s event.

Visitors cruise the aisles of CenturyLink Field at last year's Seattle Art Fair.

“Among the tentpole events that dominate the international art sceneArt Basel, Frieze, The Armory Showthe Seattle Art Fair stands apart.”


"The Seattle Art Fairwhile still young compared to its contemporaries Art Basel and the Armory Showcontinues to attract big names and talent to its roster each year.”


A Seattle Art Fair patron takes a picture of Marna Shopoff's "Blush, 2016" in Jonathan Ferrara Gallery's booth.

“Another thing she loves: the Seattle Art Fair and its founder, Paul Allen. ‘I don’t know him, but I really really really like the guy! We always talk about him because he’s doing something.’”


This year's fair features a variety of programming, including a selection of large-scale works from Nancy Rubins and a performance activated collection of garments from Ellen Lesperance. Images courtesy of the artists.

“From intriguing on-site projects to large-scale works by local artists, this year’s collection of solo projects and installations won’t fail to impress.”


This year's Seattle Art Fair features 100 galleries from around the world.


“Don’t miss the mammoth Seattle Art Fair (Aug 3–6), which began in 2015 under the auspices of Paul Allen.”


“Seattle Art Fair has very active programming in terms of guest lectures and outside projects during and around the fair.”

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