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Art San Diego 2015

Art San Diego with presenting sponsor UBS Financial Services showcased in Balboa Park Nov. 5-8, 2015. Drawing thousands of attendees from the region and beyond, eager to see cuttingedge works from more than 70 artists and galleries worldwide, Art San Diego has become a leading cultural event of Southern California. “Held once a year in Balboa Park, the gallery of astounding art encapsulated the artistic essence of San Diego and inspired an already culturerich community” said Daily Aztec writer Nicole Sazegar.

VIP Opening Night | UBS VIP Lounge | Photo: Robert J. Hibbs

We’re thrilled to report that the 7th edition of Art San Diego, with presenting sponsor UBS Financial Services, was a great success in November 2015. This year was the second in our partnership with Redwood Media Group, and we opened our doors to over 18,000 art collectors and aficionados. It all kicked off with a VIP Opening Party that hosted 3,000 guests. We also had record sales, tremendously successful special events and more.

  • “We are thankful for the support of our local museums and collaborative partners and for our strong partnership with UBS Financial Services – who bring numerous collectors to the fair each year and provide the opportunity for several schools to visit the fair.”

    ANN BERCHTOLD Founder and Executive Director

A Special Thanks to our Sponsors

UBS Financial Services / Charles Koll Jewellers / St Petersburg Vodka / The New York Times / Wyndham Hotels and Resorts / Phoenix Protective Services / KIND Snacks / Craters & Freighters / onPeak / The Lafayette Hotel / Olive PR Solutions / Whova / ECOR Noble Environmental Technologies / NewSchool of Architecture and Design / Scantech Graphics / Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering / Snake Oil Cocktail Company / ADC, Art Design Consultants I Blink Art Resource / Illy / Uber

Southwest Art Magazine / The New York Times / ArtSlant / DCoop Media and No. 26 / Modern Luxury / Vanguard Culture / art+ / Latin American Art Magazine / DECOR Magazine / Art Business News / Artblend / San Diego Magazine / San Diego Home & Garden / Visual Art Source / Voice of San Diego / SanDiegoVille

SDHC | San Diego History Center / MoPA | Museum of Photographic Arts / MCASD | Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego / SDMA | San Diego Museum of Art / OMA | Oceanside Museum of Art / California Center for the Arts / The New Children’s Museum / Athenaeum Music and Arts Library / Torrance Art Museum / Mingei International Museum / Timken Museum of Art / Gotthelf Art Gallery / San Diego State University Art Council / MOLAA | Museum of Latin American Art / Lux Art Institute / SDSU Downtown Gallery / Murals of La Jolla / La Jolla Art & Wine Festival / Medium Festival of Photography / Fashion Week San Diego / ArtWalk San Diego / SDVAN | San Diego Visual Arts Network / UC San Diego Extension Digital Arts Center / University of San Diego (USD) / San Diego Italian Film Festival / The Old Globe / Balboa Park-Morley Field Recreation Council

  • “Our whole team at UBS is so appreciative to Ann and all those who made this year's Art San Diego truly the best yet! This year, we worked with several non-profits to create an opportunity to expose kids in this community to more of the art and culture that exists throughout San Diego. The uniqueness of Art San Diego is its ability to bring together a variety of museums, collectors clubs, and other groups in San Diego, under one roof and connect us with art from around the world. We are so proud to be associated with Art San Diego.”

    CHRIS MARSH Managing Director, UBS Financial Services

ART SAN DIEGO has become one of the most successful cultural events in San Diego. Founded in 2009 as the first and only Contemporary Art Fair in San Diego, ART SAN DIEGO is now an annual cultural showcase that features San Diego’s most talented artists alongside the world’s leading contemporary art galleries and attracts both national and international attendees.

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