Show Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 3: Opening Night

First Preview

5–7 pm: UBS & Collectors Club / Invitation Only

5 pm: OPEN WALLS PROJECT: UNVEILING
Booth 427
Witness the unveiling of the final billboard in the project “Staten Island” by Marcos Ramirez ERRE. The Open Walls Project is designed to engage leading contemporary artists in transforming commercial billboards throughout San Diego into works of public art. The locations span from the Tijuana/San Isidro border up throughout downtown and North Park, culminating at Art San Diego.

5 pm: LIGHT THE NIGHT: UNVEILING

Front Patio
See the lighting of Searching for Perfection, a dynamic light sculpture designed by Adrian Sierra Garcia, an artist, designer, and architect who creates immersive, large-scale, ephemeral environments that transform everyday places of transition into spaces of communication, reflection, and wonder.

5–9 pm: THIRD COAST JAZZ
Enjoy the classy music of one of San Diego’s most sought-after groups while experiencing the excitement of Art San Diego’s amazing art and events.

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First Preview

Opening Night

7–9 pm: $75 or by Invitation / 21+ Event

Be the first to preview and purchase works from over 80 local and international exhibitors, enjoy Louis Jadot wines and hors d’oeuvres, and groove to the sophisticated sounds of Third Coast Jazz.

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Opening Night

Friday, Nov. 4 – Show Hours: 12–8 pm

SHOW DAY SCHEDULE

2 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Jeremy Sicile-Kira, Jeremy’s Vision, Booth 119
Jeremy Sicile-Kira, one of this year’s Spotlight Artists, sees the world differently than most of us. He has synesthesia and sees letters, numbers, words, and emotions in color. Be amazed as he brings what he sees at Art San Diego to life in a new artwork.

4 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Chris Dellorco, Dellorco Fine Art, Booth 227
Watch as Chris paints one of his amazing masterful oil paintings and shares his love of creating along with engaging tales of his work in the film industry.

4 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Jens Rossen, Empress Contemporary Gallery, Booth 100
Enjoy a live painting demonstration with acclaimed artist Jens Rossen, learn about his inspirations, and watch as he creates his next masterpiece.

5–8 pm: FRIDAY NIGHT AT ART SAN DIEGO
Catch the amazing Art Labs and mingle with other art aficionados while sipping Louis Jadot wines and deciding on which art to take home.

5:30 pm: ART TALK: AUTHENTICATING ANDY
Art Talk Area
Join industry expert Richard Polsky as he discusses the importance of art authentication and regales you with tales of his adventures in the business, from recent scandals in the field to his experiences with Warhol, de Kooning, Rothko, and others. Reach Richard at www.richardpolskyart.com

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Jeremy Sicile-Kira | Booth 119
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Dellorco Fine Art | Booth 227
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Empress Contemporary | Booth 100
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Friday Night at Art San Diego
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Richard Polsky | Art Talk

Saturday, Nov. 5 – Show Hours: 12–8 pm

SHOW DAY SCHEDULE

1-6pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Alexander Arshansky, Sparks Gallery, Booth 321

2 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Chris Dellorco, Dellorco Fine Art, Booth 227

2:30 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Erin Hanson, Booth 200

Join Erin Hanson, a talented landscape painter and one of 2016’s selected Spotlight Artists, as she introduces you to her art and inspirations.

3 pm ART TALK: THRESHOLDS OF INSPIRATION
Art Talk Area

Join us as we talk to Ruth-Ann Thorn, director of Empress Contemporary Gallery, and artist Jens Rossen about the thresholds that artists cross in order to turn their inspirations into successful collections.

4 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Jens Rossen, Empress Contemporary Gallery, Booth 100

5–8 pm: YOUNG COLLECTORS’ NIGHT
Mingle with other art aficionados while enjoying Louis Jadot wines and music by DJ Christopher London.

6–8 pm: ART LAB: HEROIC PROCESSION
Art Talk Area

A don’t-miss event! Heroic Procession is a collaborative exploration of migration and movement through visual art, dance, and sound that includes Tijuana visual artist Hugo Crosthwaite, violinist Marilu Salinas, and Japanese Butoh dancer Theresa Magario.

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Alexander Arshansky, Sparks Gallery | Booth 321
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Erin Hanson | Booth 200
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Young Collectors Night | DJ Christopher London
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Heroic Procession

Sunday, Nov. 6 – Show Hours: 12–5 pm

SHOW DAY SCHEDULE

1 pm ART TALK: PAINTING WITH PASSION
Erin Hanson, Marta Wiley, and Michael Carini

Listen to the stories of three dynamic artists as they share their amazing journeys toward becoming career studio artists.

1-4pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Gloria Muriel, Sparks Gallery, Booth 321

2 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Live Demonstration: Chris Dellorco, Dellorco Fine Art, Booth 227

2:30 pm: MEET THE ARTIST
Michael Carini, Booth 415

Join 2016 Spotlight Artist Michael Carini, otherwise known as the Acrylic Alchemist, as he introduces you to his art.

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Erin Hanson | Booth 200
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Gloria Muriel, Sparks Gallery | Booth 321
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Marta Wiley Studios | Booth 423-B
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Michael Carini | Booth 415

2017 Show Hours & Ticket Information

First Preview

Thursday, November 2 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM
UBS & Collectors Club / Invitation Only

Opening Night

Thursday, November 2 | 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Main Show Hours

Friday, November 3 | 12:00PM – 8:00PM
Saturday, November 4 | 12:00PM – 8:00PM
Sunday, November 5 | 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Tickets

ADMISSION

Opening Night: $75 online / $85 at event
General Public, 3-Day Pass: $25 online / $30 at event
General Public, 1-Day Pass: $20 online / $25 at event
Students/Seniors, 3-Day Pass: $15 online / $20 at event
Students/Seniors, 1-Day Pass: $10 online / $15 at event

Tickets are available and can be purchased through Eventbrite.
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Show Programs

This year’s programs will feature the anticipated return of Art Labs, San Diego Art Prize, LaunchPad Program, and a new Spotlight Program featuring wide array fo modern, contemporary and cutting-edge art.

Trade & Media Professionals

TRADE & PRESS receive complimentary admittance to Art San Diego with pre-registration. Click below to register.

Art San Diego Newsletter

New Location

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Wyland Center
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014

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