The World’s Formost Fair Dedicated to Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art & Design Returns to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall
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 attracted 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. In all, more than 70 galleries will be featured, including Abmeyer + Wood Fine Art (Washington), Ann Nathan Gallery (Illinois), Beaver Galleries (Australia), Craft Scotland (Scotland), David Richard Gallery (New Mexico), Duane Reed Gallery (Missouri), flow gallery (United Kingdom), Gallery FW (Illinois), Habatat Galleries (Michigan), Heller Gallery (New York), Ippodo Gallery (Japan and New York), Officine Saffi (Italy), TAI Modern (New Mexico), Traver Gallery (Washington), and Wexler Gallery (Pennsylvania).
New this year, SOFA CHICAGO has established an honorary Host Committee, including some of the region’s most dynamic and influential people in the world of art and design. Members of the Host Committee will be announced this summer.
Following is a summary of not-to-miss experiences at this year’s SOFA CHICAGO:
OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW, NOVEMBER 6
On Thursday, November 6, the SOFA CHICAGO
Opening Night Preview, one of the most anticipated evenings of the year, will mark the official start of the fair. The SOFA CHICAGO Opening Night Preview is a must-attend event for members of the art and design communities, collectors and patrons, as it offers the very first opportunity to view and purchase artwork from exhibiting galleries.