Art Miami, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, is the city’s longest-running contemporary art fair and the anchor art fair for the city of Miami. Considered one of the most important venues for modern and contemporary art in the U.S., the Fair takes place December 2-6th in the Midtown Miami Arts District, adjacent to the Miami Design District and Wynwood Arts District. More than 80 national and international contemporary art galleries, representing 12 countries, will feature works from more than 750 artists. Art Miami 2009 will additionally distinguish itself from other Miami art fairs by presenting decorative arts, African tribal art, Pre-Colombian art, Japanese bamboo art, textiles and kiln formed glass.
December 2 – 5 | Wednesday – Saturday | 11am – 7pm
December 6 | Sunday | 11am – 5pm
WHERE: The Art Miami Pavilion ? The Miami Midtown Arts District
Midtown Blvd (NE 1st Avenue) between NE 32nd & NE 31st Street
Miami, FL 33137
Art Miami’s impressive round-up of events and happenings include:
Art Table Brunch (By Invitation Only)
Friday, December 4 ? 10 am
Art Miami and ArtTable to recognize leading South Florida women in the visual arts.
Graciela Sacco Book Signing
Friday, December 4?2 pm
Artist book signing at Art Miami with introduction by Carol Damian.
Exclusive Guided Tour with Carol Damian
Friday, December 4 ?4 PM
The Frost Museum of Art Director Carol Damian offers a guided VIP tour of Art Miami. Space is limited.
Art Bloggers @ – Panel Discussion
Saturday, December 5, 11 am – 2 pm
Art Bloggers @, an organization founded by Sharon Butler and Joanne Mattera in 2007, is hosting a panel discussion at Art Miami. Entitled, “Beyond Basic Blogging: Carving Our Niche in the Blogosphere,” the panel will discuss developments in art blogging from the past year. Participating panelists include: Sharon Butler, Thomas Hollingworth, Paddy Johnson, Roberta Fallon, Libby Rosof and Hrag Vartanian. Joanne Mattera will be the moderator.
Official Host Gallery
The Bernice Steinbaum Gallery will host a complimentary continental breakfast each morning of the fair from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at her gallery, located within a few blocks of the fair. The address is 3550 North Miami Avenue.
*The breakfast is closed to the public — only open to the Art Miami Host Committee, dealers and press.
List of 2009 Confirmed Exhibitors:
Alexander & Engel Gallery (Paris), Amador Gallery (New York), Art Nouveau Galeria (Venezuela), Barry Friedman Ltd (New York), Barry Singer Gallery (Petaluma), Bernice Steinbaum Gallery (Miami), Bolsa de Arte (Porto Allegre), Bullseye Gallery (Portland), C. Grimaldis Gallery (Baltimore), Caldwell Snyder Gallery (San Francisco), Catherine Edelman Gallery (Chicago), Cernuda Arte (Coral Gables), Chinasquare Gallery NY (New York), Claire Oliver Gallery (New York), Contessa Gallery (Cleveland), Cynthia Corbett Gallery (London), Cynthia Reeves (New York), David Findlay Jr Fine Art (New York), David Klein Gallery (Birmingham), David Lusk Gallery (Memphis), Dillon Gallery (New York), Dot Fiftyone (Miami), Douglas Dawson Gallery (Chicago), Durban Segnini Gallery (Miami), Eckert Fine Art (Connecticut), Edelman Arts (New York), Eli Klein Fine Art (New York), Friedman Benda (New York), Frey Norris Gallery (San Francisco), Galeria Ferran Cano (Palma de Mallorca), Galerie Forsblom (Helsinki), Galerie Huebner & Huebner (Frankfurt), Galerie Mark Hachem (Paris), Galerie Olivier Waltman (Paris), Galerie Terminus (Munich), Galerie Von Braunbehrens (Munich), Galleria d’Arte Contini (Venice), Gary Snyder/Project Space (New York), Goya Contemporary (Baltimore), Hackelbury Fine Art (London), Hasted Hunt Kraeutler (New York), James Graham & Sons (New York), Jenkins Johnson Gallery (San Francisco), Jerald Melberg Gallery (Charlotte), Joan Guaita Art (Palma de Mallorca), Juan Ruiz Galeria (Venezuela), Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery (New York), Kreisler Galeria de Arte (Madrid), Laurence Miller Gallery (New York), Lausberg Contemporary (Canada), Leonhard Ruethmueller (Switzerland), Leon Tovar Gallery (New York), Lisa Sette Gallery (Scottsdale), Mark Borghi Fine Art (New York), McCormick Gallery (Chicago), Nancy Hoffman Gallery (New York), Nicholas Metivier Gallery (Toronto), Nohra Haime Gallery (New York), Olyvia Fine Art (London), Pace Primitive (New York), Pace Prints (New York), Pan American Art Projects (Miami), PDNB Gallery (Dallas), Piece Unique (Paris), Praxis International Art (Miami), Renate Bender (Munich), Robert Koch Gallery (San Francisco), Rosenbaum Contemporary (Boca Raton), Rudolf Budja Gallery LLC (Salzburg), Schuebbe Projects (Dusseldorf), Scott White Contemporary Art (San Diego), Seth Jason Beitler Fine Arts (Miami), Stux Gallery (New York), Susan Eley Fine Art (New York), Susan Teller Gallery (New York), Tai Gallery (Santa Fe), Timothy Yarger Fine Art (Beverly Hills), Tresart (Coral Gables), Turner Carroll Gallery (Santa Fe), Vincent Vallarino Fine Art (New York), Westwood Gallery (New York), Wetterling Gallery (Stockholm), William Shearburn Gallery (St Louis), Zane Bennett Contemporary Art (Santa Fe).
Art Miami would like to thank its pivotal supporters: Sundari Foundation, Inc. & Lotus House Women’s Shelter, Fisher Island Hotel & Resort, Nespresso, Grolsch, Gander & White, Forest Travel, The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB), Midtown Miami, Miami Herald, Florida Travel & Life Magazine, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum and The Bernice Steinbaum Gallery.
About Art Miami
Art Miami, the city’s longest-running contemporary art fair and the anchor art fair for the city of Miami, is considered one of the most important venues for modern and contemporary art in the U.S. It is scheduled to take place December 2-6th in the Midtown Miami Arts District, adjacent to the Miami Design District and Wynwood Arts District, and will feature works from more than 80 national and international contemporary art galleries. For additional information, visit www.art-miami.com and visit the Art Miami Fan Page on Facebook.