SCHEDULE

DATES AND OPENING HOURS

Opening Night VIP Event: Thursday, September 6, 2012
Open Fair Days: Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9, 2012

Daily from noon to 7:00 pm
Closing day from noon to 5:00 pm


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
OPENING NIGHT

COLLECTORS CLUB FIRST PREVIEW
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Invitation Only
Join the Collectors Club

VIP OPENING NIGHT
7:00 – 9:00 pm
$75 or by Invitation / +21 Event

One of San Diego’s best attended cultural events. The 2012 edition will feature over 50 local and international exhibitors. Be the first to preview and purchase works. Hosted beverages and hors d’ouevres catered by Giuseppe’s Fine Catering and beverages hosted by St. Petersburg Vodka, Beck’s Art Bottles, Cayman Jack Ultra-Premium Margarita, and fine wines by St. Helena Road and IDG Wines. Benefiting the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
OPEN FAIR DAY I

PUBLIC HOURS
12:00 – 7:00 pm / $ 20 / $ 15 Students

ART COLLECTORS BREAKFAST
@ THE ART COLLECTORS LOUNGE

12:00 – 1:00 pm / LOUNGE A

Space is Limited
Must RSVP Here

Includes: Light Continental Breakfast, Q & A with the ASD Collector Resource Group, Guided Tour of Fair by members of the Collector Resource Group.

DESIGN TALK: EUROPEAN DESIGN
TRENDS FROM THE 1950’S TO TODAY

1:00 – 2:00 pm / LOUNGE B

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

Modern furniture and design products offer evolutionary insight into a highly unique design and manufacturing culture that emerged in a post war Europe. Join, as we review the iconic forms, aesthetic and color trends, new technologies, and cultural developments influencing furniture design from the 50s to today. The talk will conclude with a preview of new designs vying for future “masters” status — standout products introduced at recent editions of Salone del Mobile, the world’s most influential furniture fair.

Speaker: Lisa Wilson-Wirth, Principal | Wilson-Wirth Design. As principal of a boutique interior design firm rooted in the modern European design tradition, Lisa travels frequently to source bespoke solutions, furnishings and art for her clients. Her regular attendance at international fairs, and exclusive relationships with Italian manufacturers, provides unique insight and access to furnishings, materials, technologies and traditions.
Image: Wilson-Wirth Design

ART TALK: WHERE IS THE
BALBOA PARK ACTIVITY CENTER?

4:00 – 5:00 pm / LOUNGE A

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

Discussion will center on the design and implementation of art into the Balboa Park Activity Center as well as the broader topic of the relationship between artist & architect.
Speakers: Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA, Balboa Park Activity Center Architect | Raul Guerrero and Joyce Cutler-Shaw | Artists with work in Balboa Park Activity Center. Moderators: Phyllis Van Doren, Senior Editor | San Diego Home / Garden Lifestyles and Mark Hiss, Author at Frommer’s | Contributor at San Diego Home / Garden Lifestyles Magazine.
Image: Etched Glass Painting for Entryway Doors | Balboa Park Activity Center, San Diego CA | Photo: Phel Steinmetz

VISION CHINA:
WELCOME RECEPTION

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

ART SAN DIEGO has organized an Ambassador Group to welcome the delegation at a special reception on Friday, September 7th at the fair. Among those acting as hosts for the delegation are as follows: Lydia Thompson and Natasha Martinez of Thompson & Martinez Fine Art Appraisals, Inc., Garrett Goldfield, Wendell Eckholm, Janos Novak, Sarah Murray, Lynda Forsha, Philipp Sholz Ritterman, Shauna Decker, Lillian Perry and Christine Knoke representing the Mingei International Museum, Alisa Joyce Barba, Dr. Lily Cheng, Frank Du, Diana MarJip-Chuh, and Mr. Che Zhaohe, representing Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles.
Image: The China Culture Media Group

ART TALK: REDISCOVER:
THE ART OF PORCELAIN

6:00 – 7:00 pm / LOUNGE A

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

Discussion will center on the art of traditional and contemporary porcelain. Speakers: Jacky Fan – Art critic of French National Artists Asso. and Xie Jiang – Director of Shi Ying Tang. Moderator: Professor Shen Kuiyi, UCSD, Director of Chinese Studies Program and Professor of Asian Art History, Theory, and Criticism.
Image: The China Culture Media Group

THE DANCING GARDEN:
THE PGK DANCE PROJECT

7:00 – 7:30 pm / FRONT PATIO

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
OPEN FAIR DAY II

PUBLIC HOURS
12:00 – 7:00 pm / $ 20 / $ 15 Students

ART COLLECTORS BREAKFAST
@ THE ART COLLECTORS LOUNGE

12:00 – 1:00 pm / LOUNGE A

Space is Limited
Must RSVP Here

Includes: Light Continental Breakfast, Q & A with the ASD Collector Resource Group, Guided Tour of Fair by members of the Collector Resource Group.

SAN DIEGO VINTAGE:
ARTIST RECEPTION

1:00 – 2:00 pm / REAR PATIO

Space is Limited
Must RSVP Here

*Donation of $20 Required at Reception Entrance. Benefits the Ilan-Lael Foundation.
Image: James Hubbell | “Untitled” | Early 1960s | Ceramic | Collection of Dave Hampton and Gayle Kauihou | Photo: Chip Morton

ART TALK:
SPOTLIGHT ARTISTS

1:00 – 2:00 pm / LOUNGE A

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

Speakers: ASD12 Spotlight Artists Jennifer Celio and Christopher Russell.
Moderator: Marcela Quiroz Luna
Image: Left: Jennifer Celio – Katherine Cone Gallery | Right: Christopher Russell – Luis de Jesus Los Angeles

DESIGN TALK:
ART INSPIRES INTERIORS

1:00 – 2:00 pm / LOUNGE B

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

Successful interior design projects are the culmination of a specific vision. Working systematically, designers curate color, texture and material, with key pieces of furniture and art, to enhance rooms and create distinctive moments of aesthetic pleasure. More than simply viewing art as decoration, interiors are planned to complement and enhance one’s art collection. Join the interior designers and artists whose work is featured in Lounges A & B, for a discussion on how specific works of art can introduce creative inspiration for the rest of one’s home.

Roundtable: Lisa Wilson-Wirth, Principal | Wilson-Wirth Design; Patricia Perez, Project Architect | Wilson-Wirth Design; John Oliver Lewis | Artist; Jessica McCambly | Artist
Image: Wilson-Wirth Design

ART TALK:
UCSD VISARTS “FAIR IS FAIR”

2:15 – 2:45 pm / LOUNGE A

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

“Everyone’s talking about this exhibit planned by Vis Arts graduate students from UCSD, which aims to connect the 1915 California-Panama Exhibition to the present-day art fair through photography, live action reenactments, and other installations.” – SD Magazine
Speakers: John D. Spreckels | Entrepreneur, Teddy Cruz | Architect, Kim Duclo | Park Ranger, Emily Grenader | Artist. Moderator: Balboa Park
Image: K. Clark, E. Grenader, H. Spriggs | “A Fair Sign” | Acrylic on birch | 14.75 x 13”

INFLUENTIAL FORCES
DRIVING TODAY’S ART MARKET

3:00 – 5:00 pm / LOUNGE B

Space is Limited
RSVP Required

Presented by: Brian Shannon, Western Territory Fine Art Specialist. Cocktail Reception & Presentation. Presented by Chubb Personal Insurance & Hub International. RSVP Required. Please contact: Beth Johnson at ejohnson@chubb.com, or call 714-913-4995.

For more information about our products and services, please contact HUB today or visit: HubInternational.com.

DESIGN TALK: WOODBURY
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

4:00 – 4:30 pm / FRONT PATIO

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

Speakers: Christopher Puzio | Designer; Miki Iwasaki | Designer; Phillipp Bosshart | Designer. Presented by: Marcela Quiroz Luna. Moderator: Phillipp Bosshart
Image: Christopher Puzio | “Star Cluster / Cell Cluster” | 2011 | 13 x 6 x 6′ | Photo: Gary Conaughton

THE VAULT:
CONTEMPORARY ART & FINE WINE

5:00 – 7:00 pm / +21 Event

Featured wines will include: Ceago Vinegarden | Clear Lake, CA; Wrath Winery | Monterey, CA; Torre Castillo | Jumilla, Spain; Textbook | Napa Valley, CA; The Forager | Sonoma, CA; Domaine Guillemarine | Pomerols, France; Alondra-Skylark | Sonoma, CA; Raventós i Blanc, Cava | Catalonia, Spain; California Fruit Wine | San Diego, CA; IDG Wines | San Diego, CA; St. Helena Road | Napa Valley, CA; J Pilar | Jamul, CA; Gabrielle Winery | Napa Valley, CA

THE DANCING GARDEN:
THE PGK DANCE PROJECT

7:00 – 7:30 pm / FRONT PATIO

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket




SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
OPEN FAIR DAY III

PUBLIC HOURS
12:00 – 5:00 pm / $ 20 / $ 15 Students

“THE BIRD PROJECT” – ARTREACH:
INTERACTIVE ART FOR KIDS

FRI, SAT, SUN / REAR PATIO B

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

FRIDAY: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm / SATURDAY: 12:00 – 3:00 pm / SUNDAY: 12:00 – 2:00 pm.
ArtReach returns to the Fair this year with a fun artistic project. Use your imagination to create a background for a bird. Take away a finished piece of art. ArtReach takes visual art education into K-6 schools throughout San Diego County, focusing on schools with little or no resources for art.
ArtReachSanDiego.org

ARTIST WORKSHOP:
ARTIST AS ENTREPRENEUR

2:00 – 3:00 pm / LOUNGE A

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

Brett Lethbridge, owner of Lethbridge Gallery and curator of the Lethbridge 10 000 Art Award and the Clayton Utz Art Award will present this 1 hour workshop covering the important first principles and detailed tips on how to get your artworks ready for a gallery. Presented by: Brett Lethbridge.

FASHION WEEK PREVIEW
“FUSION: ART & FASHION”

12:00 – 1:00 pm / FRONT PATIO

Admission included with
Art Fair Ticket

This will be the 1st and only exclusive sneak preview of the 17 designers collections from Fashion Week San Diego™. Each designer will bring a favorite piece from the runway collection to be informally modeled to the patrons of ART SAN DIEGO during this Sunday’s brunch.

ARTIST RECEPTION: BOOK SIGNING
THOUGHTS FROM JAMES SURLS

3:30 – 4:30 pm / REAR PATIO B

Space is Limited
RSVP Required