Cuban Artists Take Center Stage at Palm Springs Art Fair 2015
MIAMI, Florida – February 9, 2015 – The Cuban Art Project – Cuban artists take center stage at this year’s Palm Spring Art Fair to be held from February 12-15, 2015 at the Palm Spring Convention Center. Jorge Mendez Gallery will be featuring the works of Cuban painters Antonio Guerrero, Alejandro Leyva & Rafael Lopez Ramos
The opening night preview has become a local tradition as nearly 4,000 arts patrons, philanthropists, designers and collectors enthusiastically ascend upon the Fair. Augmenting the excitement, the 2015 Arts Patron of the Year Award will be presented to arts philanthropist Arlene Schnitzer for her longstanding commitment to the fine arts in Palm Springs, Portland and SF. Arlene will be interviewed on stage by her biographer and former Chief Curator & Curator of Contemporary Art at the Portland Art Museum, Bruce Guenther.
More than 14,000 visitors are expected to attend to this year’s fair, where 60 galleries from all over the globe—including galleries from France, South Korea, Hungary, the United Kingdom and Argentina—will show off art.
In collaboration with one of the nation’s premier print patrons, Jordan D. Schnitzer, PSFAF will devote a section of the fair to the acquisition of fine arts prints, emphasizing them as an important collectible medium.
2015 Cultural Partners include the Palm Springs Art Museum as the Opening Night Beneficiary, Laguna Art Museum, Oceanside Museum of Art, Phoenix Art Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Huntington Beach Arts Center and many others. Every day of the fair February 12-15
+ Opening Preview Thu Feb 12, 7:30-9:30pm
Thursday Feb 12, 7:30-9:30pm
Friday Feb 13, 11am-7pm
Saturday Feb 14, 11am-7pm
Sunday Feb 15, 11am-6pm
Attend Opening Night Preview benefiting the Palm Springs Art Museum. Plus, join them in honoring Arlene Schnitzer, 2015 Arts Patron of the Year. Enjoy an open wine bar, inspiring panel discussions, Meet the Artist sessions, engaging installations and artist retrospectives + 60 prominent galleries.