News Archive

5.10.2016 Happy news all around...take a look at our 2016 Closing Press Release

4.27.2016 Hiya Swanhuyser is back! Read her take on the fair in the May print issue of San Francisco Magazine

4.26.2016 Another thoughtful and engaging preview of the fair by David M. Roth on

4.26.2016 Read Sam Whiting's preview of the fair on

4.26.2016 A couple of short & fun previews of our art-filled weekend on SFist and SFStation

4.25.2016 Alex Mak with a nice preview of the fair on broke-ass stuart

4.20.2016 Check out a nice preview of the fair by Jonathan Curiel in the SF Weekly

3.1.2016 We are proud to announce our 2016 stARTup Art Fair SF exhibiting artists

7.10.2015 Terri Cohn provides a thorough look-back at SF's incredible art fair weekend on SFAQ

5.19.2015 Read Justin Hoover's reflective Op-ed about the fair on Art Practical

5.13.2015 Two very nice write-ups about the fair: broke-ass stuart and The Stanford Daily

5.7.2015 A thoughtful critique of the fair by Leora Lutz on ArtSlant San Francisco

5.7.2015 Take a look at our 2015 Wrap-Up Press Release

5.1.2015 Check out three previews of the fair by Greg Flood on Part OnePart Two, and Part Three

4.29.2015 Read Sam Whiting's Datebook Cover Page article about the fair in the San Francisco Chronicle

4.29.2015 Here's another nice preview of the fair appearing in the SF Weekly

4.27.2015 A nice long form article about the fair on Square Cylinder

4.17.2015 Some nice pre-coverage of the fair with lots of exhibiting artist's images: and an interview with Ray & Steve on Joyride, the official blog of Joie de Vivre Hotels

4.16.2015 C Magazine highlights the fair as one of California's most exciting cultural happenings of 2015

4.10.2015 You want live music? We got live music. Thank you to Noise Pop for helping us curate our bands: Cotillon, Natural Curves, and Running in the Fog. Please check our Events page for the schedule!

4.8.2015 We are extremely grateful for support of the fair from sponsors Flora Springs Winery, Campari America, Shopify, and Heather Marx Art Advisory

3.30.2015 We are pleased to announce that 50% of each General Admission ticket sold for the fair will go to the Susan O'Malley Memorial Fund for the Arts. Purchase tickets here

2.25.2015 Anneliese Cooper has exclusively released our Exhibiting Artist list on Blouin Artinfo's In The Air blog

2.19.2015 Nicole Paradise gives us a nice mention on the 7x7 Culture blog

2.17.2015 Sam Whiting posted a nice writeup about the fair on the SFGate Arts & Not blog

1.30.2015 Bay Area creative Shannon Kaye sits down with Steve and Ray for an informative Q&A about the fair

1.12.2015 Co-founders Ray and Steve talk about the fair on Episode 21 of the Congratulations Pine Tree podcast

12.13.2014 Artists: take a look at our walkthrough of the Hotel Del Sol, including room interiors

12.11.2014 Our Call for Submissions is posted

12.9.2014 You have questions, we have answers. Check our our FAQ's

12.5.2014 Join the Party: We're now on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook

12.3.2014 Read the Press Release announcing our launch: stARTup Art Fair San Francisco Launches Independent Art Fair For Unrepresented Artists