THE 21ST ANNUAL SOFA CHICAGO ART AND DESIGN FAIR EXPERIENCES HIGHEST ATTENDANCE IN YEARS, STRONG SALES, RAVE REVIEWS
CHICAGO (December 2, 2014) —SOFA CHICAGO, the world-renowned art fair dedicated to Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art and Design, celebrated its 21st annual fair with its highest attendance numbers in years and strong sales reported from galleries. SOFA CHICAGO took place at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, November 7-9, with an Opening Preview Night on November 6. In all, more than 36,000 attended the four-day fair, which featured nearly 70 galleries from 14 countries.
“The 2014 edition of SOFA CHICAGO was a hugely successful fair, with rave reviews from galleries, artists and collectors,” said Donna Davies, Fair Director. “We not only experienced strong attendance, but also the galleries reported works being sold to established collectors and first time buyers as well.”
THE 21ST ANNUAL SOFA CHICAGO RETURNS NOVEMBER 7-9 TO NAVY PIER WITH NEARLY 70 EXHIBITING GALLERIES 2014 DEALER HIGHLIGHTS
CHICAGO (November 4, 2014) - - SOFA CHICAGO, the world-renowned art fair dedicated to Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art & Design returns to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall November 7-9, with an Opening Night Preview on November 6. Celebrating its 21st year, SOFA CHICAGO is the longest continuously running, gallery-presented art fair in the city of Chicago, and one of the most successful in the country. Last year’s fair welcomed 34,000 attendees from around the globe.
SOFA CHICAGO 2014 has once again attracted a roster of some of the world’s finest galleries, who will feature works by emerging and established artists and designers in glass, ceramics, textiles, wood, and metal.
SOFA CHICAGO, the world’s premier art fair dedicated to Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art and Design, will welcome more than 3500 attendees to the Opening Night Preview on Thursday, November 6, beginning at 5 p.m. with an invitation only preview, continuing with a Public Preview from 7-9 p.m. Guests at the preview event will be the first to experience the fair, meet hundreds of artists, view thousands of works of art from nearly 70 galleries, and mix and mingle with gallerists, artists, curators, designers, and the Host Committee.
SOFA CHICAGO 2014 ANNOUNCES CUTTING-EDGE LECTURE SERIES PRESENTED BY SOME OF THE COUNTRY’S LEADING CURATORS, ARTISTS AND CRITICS
SOFA CHICAGO Lecture Series
The SOFA CHICAGO Lecture series is included in the general price of admission, and will be presented on Friday and Saturday of the fair. It is the perfect opportunity for attendees to hear from renowned artists, critics, and curators from some of the country’s leading art institutions, as well as get an insider’s look at the latest trends in the world of glass art, textiles and fiber, metal, ceramics, jewelry, and much more.