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Outsider Art Fair Paris: The World Beyond Conventional

Preserving the works of artists from outside the conventional world, the Outsider Art Fair Paris (October 18 - 21, 2018), features the work of self-taught art, art brut and outsider art. Now in it’s 6th edition, the fair is located at Atelier Richelieu, in the 2nd Arrondissement, near the Grand Palais

The fair will showcase 37 exhibitors representing 18 cities from 10 countries, with 8 first-time galleries. New exhibitors to the fair for 2018 include: Artpool Projects' presentation of Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto; Copenhagen Outsider Art Gallery, which will debut work from a selection of Danish ateliers; Galerie Atelier Herenplaats (Rotterdam); Galerie LJ (Paris); Gliacrobati (Turin); Le Moineau Écarlate (Paris); Morrelandmore (Paris), which will exhibit ceramic sculptures by French actress and artist Florence Thomassin; and Tak Gallery (Poznań, Poland), the first Polish gallery dedicated to promoting Polish art brut.

Additional highlights include Rizomi's (Parma, Italy) presentation of Egidio Cuniberti's monumental figurative sculptures constructed of popsicle sticks, and Galerie Pol Lemétais (St. Sever du Moustier, France) and Galerie JP Ritsch-Fisch's (Strasbourg, France) presentation of A.C.M.'s sculptures, created from old electronic parts, resembling cathedrals, shops and labyrinths. For the first time, Atsuko Barouh (Tokyo, Japan) will bring a collection of Boro - a class of traditional textiles that have been mended or patched together.

The fair will also have panel discussions and jury award.

To learn more, go to:

Outsider Art Fair Paris
October 18 - 21, 2018

Atelier Richelieu
60, rue de Richelieu
75002 Paris

NYCxDESIGN: A Week of the Arts in Practice


NYCxDESIGN is New York City’s annual celebration of design taking place May 11–23, 2018. The event celebrates a world of design and showcases over a dozen design disciplines through events taking place across the city’s five boroughs.

NYCxDesign features events based around architecture, education, tech, graphic design, film/TV, theatre, interior design, and much more. Events and exhibitions will be happening at the Museum of Art and Design (2 Columbus Circle), the SVA Theatre (333 W 23rd St.), and the New York School of Interior Design Gallery (161 East 69th Street), with events including art exhibitions, workshops, lectures, fashion shows, panels, and more!

To learn more, go to:

NYC x Design
May 11 - 23, 2018

 Various locations throughout the Five Boroughs

A World of Dealers at the ADAA Art Show


Assembling the top galleries from New York and America, the ADAA Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065) from February 28 to March 4th. The show opens with a keynote speech from Christiane Fischer (President and CEO, AXA Art Americas Corporation) entitled The Value of "Dead" Art: Afterlives of Damaged Works." Also a performance by artist Wang Dongling.

Exhibiting galleries include:

  • Cheim & Read
  • Galerie St. Etienne
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.
  • Marian Goodman Gallery
  • Salon 94

And many more!

Panels and other events include Beyond New York: Cultural Vibrancy Across the U.S., An Evening with Joel S. Ehrenkranz, and What Makes The Humanities Human: Why Art Is More Than An Investment.

To learn more, go to:

ADAA Art Show
February 28 - March 4

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10065

MoCCA Fest 2017: Indie Comics New & Old from Around the World

Art by Becky Cloonan

What started as a small convention geared towards indie comics and ‘zines, MOCCA Fest (named after the Museum of Cartoon and Comic Art, but is now operated by The Society of Illustrators), now touts itself as a multimedia event spanning comic books, webcomics animation, artists, and cartoonists. Running April 1 and 2 at Metropolitan West (639 W 46th St., NY NY), MoCCA Fest attracts 400 artists/exhibitors and features fresh new talent as well as some great comic pros.

Special guests include French comic author Blutch, known for his cinematic style. Paper Girls artist Cliff Chiang and SVA grad that brings a punk sensibility to superheroes, Becky Cloonan, will be on hand. Gene Luen Yang,  author of the groundbreaking books American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints returns to MoCCA. Somewhere between comic, tragic, grotesque, and beautiful, the work of award winning artist Drew Friedman has appeared in Raw, Weirdo, American Splendor, Heavy Metal, The New York Times,  among many others, and will also be a guest of honor at MoCCA. Rounding out the special guests is British comics veteran and V for Vendetta artist, David Lloyd.

To learn more, go to:

MOCCA Fest 2017
April 1 - 2, 2017

Metropolitan West
639 W 46th St.
New York, NY 10036

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