San Francisco Fine Print Fair Opening Preview
Friday, January 18, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Celebrate the opening of the
Be among the first to browse the fine works on paper on offer, including highlighted Achenbach Graphic Arts Council Members’ Choice selections. A portion of the sales price for these prints will benefit the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts.
From traditional Japanese woodcuts to impressionist masters and leading contemporary artists, the San Francisco Fine Print Fair features 15 internationally recognized fine art dealers in a relaxed environment where one can view prints and learn from the field’s leading experts. Study and compare impressions just as curators, scholars, dealers, and sophisticated collectors do.
All works are for sale, with many in affordable price ranges in addition to distinctive works for knowledgeable connoisseurs. Admission to Fair and Programs is free. View Exhibitor List.
Saturday, January 19 |10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, January 20 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
All programs are free and open to the public
100 Years of California Printmaking
Sunday, January 20, 10:00 am
Building C, Room 260
Dan Lienau and Art Hazelwood will lead a panel discussion exploring California’s rich printmaking history, from the perspective of artists, dealers, and collectors. Complimentary refreshments from Greens Bakery. Registration recommended.
How It Was Made
Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Fair
Ask questions and learn about printmaking techniques, from AGAC volunteers. See examples illustrating etching, engraving, lithography, and more.
When & Where
IFPDA | International Fine Print Dealers Association
The International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) is the authority on fine art prints and their connoisseurship and collection. As the leading non-profit organization of international art dealers, galleries, and publishers, IFPDA is dedicated to increasing the appreciation for works on paper among collectors and the general public through exhibitions, programs, art fairs, and the IFPDA Book Award. Through its network, online presence, and public programs, the IFPDA fosters understanding and growth within a global art community interested in prints.