Intersect Aspen art fair dates and schedule set

Intersect Art and Design announces the second in-person edition of Intersect Aspen, an art fair taking place at the Aspen Ice Garden from July 31 through August 4, 2022, bringing together a dynamic mix of modern and contemporary art and design galleries, activated by timely and original programming.

The Fair will include 31 galleries from 21 cities around the globe and will be open to the public daily, July 31 through August 4, from 11am to 5pm. The Fair will also be presented online at Artsy.net from July 31 through August 31.

“There’s nothing like Aspen, especially in the summertime. On the heels of our successful inaugural 2021 Aspen Fair, we’re delighted to return for our next edition, bringing together a dynamic mix of galleries, cultural partners, curators, artists, and collectors,” Becca Hoffman, Managing Director of Intersect Art and Design, said. “The response we’ve received from the local and regional community, as well as the national and global art world, has been resounding. We are very much looking forward to gathering together this summer in the mountains.”

Paul Laster, Curatorial Advisor for Intersect Art and Design, says, “In its second year in-person, Intersect Aspen, with its incredibly art-savvy audience of collectors and art enthusiasts, offers a high-level yet intimately scaled hub for new discoveries. Exhibitors are excited to return, and to showcase art and artists they are bringing specifically for this uniquely situated Fair.”

Attending the Fair

Intersect Aspen will open with a VIP Preview Brunch on Sunday, July 31 from 10am to 11am, followed by a public opening at 11am and a Kick-Off Kick-Ass Tour led by artist Marc Dennis at 11:30am. Throughout the run of the Fair, the popular Aspen food truck Gerb’s Grub will be onsite. A daily happy hour will feature specialty cocktails from Doña Vega Mezcal.

On Thursday, August 4 at The Red Brick Center for the Arts, there will be a Mid-Summer Cultural Celebration in partnership with Intersect Aspen and the Aspen Chamber Resort Association. Intersect Aspen will continue its partnerships with Aspen Film and the Aspen Art Museum, with programming to be announced. Anderson Ranch Arts Center will bring its Anderson Ranch Editions program to the Fair, curated specifically for Intersect Aspen.

A robust VIP program offers home tours with such art collectors in Aspen as Jorge M. Perez,  and Barbara and Bruce Berger. Additionally, on the evening of Saturday, July 30, there will be a VIP Welcome Party for Intersect Aspen with AIG and Christie’s at Christie’s Aspen. VIP passes are available for purchase on the Fair’s website.

Intersect Aspen will include the following 31 galleries from 21 cities around the globe:

12.26 (Dallas, Texas; Los Angeles, California, USA)
Anat Ebgi (Los Angeles, California, USA)
ANDREW RAFACZ (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Berry Campbell Gallery (New York, New York, USA)
Casterline|Goodman Gallery (Aspen, Colorado, USA)
Chambers Fine Art (New York and Salt Point, New York, USA)
CHART Gallery (New York, NY, USA)
Friedrichs Pontone (New York, NY, USA)
Galerie Gmurzynska (Zurich and Zug, SWITZERLAND; New York, New York, USA)
Galerie Maximillian (Aspen, Colorado, USA)
GALLERI URBANE (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Half Gallery (New York, New York, USA)
HESSE FLATOW (New York, New York, USA)
Hexton Gallery (Aspen, Colorado, USA)
Jackson Fine Art (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
James Barron Art (Kent, Connecticut, USA)
K Contemporary (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Leon Tovar Gallery (New York, New York, USA)
Louis Stern Fine Arts (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Magenta Plains (New York, New York, USA)
MARC STRAUS (New York, New York, USA)
Miles McEnery Gallery (New York, New York, USA)
Nancy Hoffman Gallery (New York, New York, USA)
Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art (Houston, Texas, USA)
Perrotin (Paris, FRANCE; New York, New York, USA; Hong Kong, Shanghai, CHINA; Seoul, SOUTH KOREA; Tokyo, JAPAN)
PETER AUGUSTUS (Dallas, Texas, USA)
The Pit (Los Angeles and Palm Springs, California, USA)
Sundaram Tagore Gallery (New York, NY, USA; SINGAPORE; London, UK)
TOTAH (New York, New York, USA)
Voltz Clarke Gallery (New York, New York; Palm Beach, Florida, USA)
William Shearburn Gallery (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)

Location

Aspen Ice Garden, 233 W Hyman Ave, Aspen, Colorado 81611

Hours

VIP Preview Brunch
Sunday, July 31 | 10 – 11 am

General Admission
Sunday, July 31 through Thursday, August 4 | 11 am – 5 pm

Listings Information

Intersect Aspen, July 31 – August 4, 11am – 5pm, Aspen Ice Garden, 233 W Hyman Ave, Aspen, Colorado 81611 | www.IntersectAspen.com

Health and Safety 

Intersect Aspen will be following the local and state guidelines for the health and safety of all visitors, staff, and participants. Updates will be shared on the website.

Visit the Fair on Artsy

Intersect Aspen has partnered with Artsy, the largest global online marketplace for buying, selling, and discovering fine art by leading artists. As Intersect Aspen’s Main Marketplace Partner, Artsy will provide a unique opportunity for exhibiting galleries to promote their virtual booths to Artsy’s global audience of over 2 million collectors and art lovers. Collectors can experience Intersect Aspen on Artsy to discover artists, save favorite works, view works on their home walls through Artsy’s AR mobile tool, and directly purchase work from galleries.

About Intersect Art and Design

Intersect Art and Design produces three annual cultural events—Intersect Aspen, SOFA Chicago, and Intersect Palm Springs—that connect galleries with art lovers and collectors, highlighting art and design locally, regionally, and globally. Overseen by Managing Director Becca Hoffman, the Intersect team is committed to building community and connectivity in the locations of the fairs. Through cultural partners, programming, and curatorial vision, Intersect offers year-round opportunities for dialogue, engagement, and inspiration.

Visit the website at IntersectFairs.com and follow along on social media @IntersectArtandDesign.

Leadership

Intersect is a partnership of brothers Tim and Dirk von Gal, who are event industry veterans with more than 50 years of combined experience creating successful trade shows and conferences for business, consumer, and art industry sectors. The three fairs had been under the umbrella of Tim von Gal’s former company Urban Expositions (founded in 1995), which was acquired by Clarion in 2015. The von Gal brothers’ launch of Intersect in April 2020 brings the fairs back under their management once again. Intersect is part of vGMgt LLC, which is a team of dedicated professionals focused on customer service, integrity, and the experiential value of Intersect Art and Design.

Managing Director Becca Hoffman, who joined Intersect Art and Design in April 2020, was the Director of the Outsider Art Fair from 2013 – 2020, and was formerly the director of Peter Findlay Gallery, and Andrew Edlin Gallery. Hoffman received her B.A. in Fine Art Photography from Dartmouth where she helped start the first student art gallery and worked at the Hood Museum of Art. From there, Hoffman achieved her M.A. in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s in London.

Intersect Fairs

Intersect Aspen is an annual art and culture event taking place each August in the heart of one of the nation’s most prestigious collector communities. Formerly known as Art Aspen, it has been running since 2010.

SOFA Chicago is the largest of the three fairs, taking place each November at Chicago’s Navy Pier, and focusing on three-dimensional artworks that cross the boundaries of fine art, decorative art, fiber arts, and design. It has been running since 1993.

Intersect Palm Springs takes place each February, and presents modern and contemporary art and design. Formerly known as Art Palm Springs, it has been running since 2012.

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