Welcome!

News Feed Item

3rd Annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair sets record attendance for Opening Night

Over 3500 attendees came on Thursday February 13th to view the Fine Art works of 55 galleries from 33 cities in 6 different countries.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night 3,500 art cognoscenti from across the Coachella Valley and around the world flowed into the Palm Springs Convention Center for the 3rd Annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair (PalmSpringsFineArtFair.com), setting a new Opening Night attendance record.

See a video recap of Opening Night at the Palm Springs Fine Art from Petro Studios at http://vimeo.com/86728353 .

Premiere Sponsors Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Acura and other supporting sponsors helped this gathering of 55 internationally respected galleries and artists set the stage for a record year at the third annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair. Proceeds from the evening benefited Palm Springs Art Museum.

"I heard many remark they thought the fair is unsurpassed in terms of the caliber of art on display, reputation of the galleries, and the sophisticated level of art collector in attendance," says Rick Friedman, Hamptons Expo Group Executive Director. Friedman also stated the evening represented a record opening attendance of any of the five fine art fairs he produces around the country.

Marshal Lightman, a collector who came to Palm Springs specifically for PSFAF with a group of 24 collectors from Houston agrees. "Each year the show gets better. This year the art reached a new level and the "red dots" were going up which shows collectors agree." "Red dots" refer to art that has sold in the show. Scores of sales were recorded opening night including Gerald Peters Gallery, Peter Marcelle Projects, Sandra Lee Gallery, Heather James Fine Art, Unix Fine Art and Thomas Paul Gallery.

The focus of the evening was the Art Patron Award to Harold Matzner. City of Palm Springs Councilmember Ginny Float declared February 13, 2014, Harold Matzner Day in Palm Springs. He accepted the award onstage in a packed VIP Lounge, in front of hundreds of friends including Palm Springs Art Museum Chairman Harold Meyerman and Museum Director Stephen Nash who presented the Patron Award, Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit, 2013 Art Patron recipient Helene Galen and Jamie Kabler, Photographer Michael Childers, Philanthropist Donna MacMillan, Actor Udo Kier, Photographer of the Year honoree Greg Gorman, and more. Other notable attendees included Photographer Alexandra Hedsion, Actress/Film Director/Producer Jodie Foster and Country Singer Shelby Lynne.

The show continues through Sunday with Awards for Lifetime Achievement to Jennifer Bartlett, Photographer of the Year Greg Gorman and artist spotlight events with Alexandra Hedison, Steve Maloney, Tiffany Trenda, Penelope Krebs, Lino Taglapietra and the Dry Heat group of artists, panel discussions for collectors, young collectors and many others.

The Palm Springs Fine Art Fair continues through Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Tickets and schedule of events are on PalmSpringsFineArtFair.com. Day passes to the event are $25 or $40 for a weekend pass. Palm Springs Fine Art Fair is produced by Hamptons Expo Group, which also produces ArtHamptons, ArtAspen, Houston Art Fine Art Fair, Silicon Valley Contemporary. The Palm Springs Convention Center is located at 277 N. Avenida Cabelleros, Palm Springs, CA 92262 or call 631-283-5505.

Contact:
Brian Vatcher
[email protected]

Photos:
http://www.prlog.org/12283112

SOURCE Palm Springs Fine Art Fair

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Digital Transformation (DX) is not a "one-size-fits all" strategy. Each organization needs to develop its own unique, long-term DX plan. It must do so by realizing that we now live in a data-driven age, and that technologies such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, the IoT, Cognitive Computing, and Blockchain are only tools. In her general session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rebecca Wanta explained how the strategy must focus on DX and include a commitment from top management to create great IT jobs, monitor ...
"WineSOFT is a software company making proxy server software, which is widely used in the telecommunication industry or the content delivery networks or e-commerce," explained Jonathan Ahn, COO of WineSOFT, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
No hype cycles or predictions of a gazillion things here. IoT is here. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, an Associate Partner of Analytics, IoT & Cybersecurity at M&S Consulting, presented a step-by-step plan to develop your technology implementation strategy. He also discussed the evaluation of communication standards and IoT messaging protocols, data...
Recently, WebRTC has a lot of eyes from market. The use cases of WebRTC are expanding - video chat, online education, online health care etc. Not only for human-to-human communication, but also IoT use cases such as machine to human use cases can be seen recently. One of the typical use-case is remote camera monitoring. With WebRTC, people can have interoperability and flexibility for deploying monitoring service. However, the benefit of WebRTC for IoT is not only its convenience and interopera...
As many know, the first generation of Cloud Management Platform (CMP) solutions were designed for managing virtual infrastructure (IaaS) and traditional applications. But that's no longer enough to satisfy evolving and complex business requirements. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Scott Davis, Embotics CTO, explored how next-generation CMPs ensure organizations can manage cloud-native and microservice-based application architectures, while also facilitating agile DevOps methodology. He expla...
In a recent survey, Sumo Logic surveyed 1,500 customers who employ cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). According to the survey, a quarter of the respondents have already deployed Docker containers and nearly as many (23 percent) are employing the AWS Lambda serverless computing framework. It’s clear: serverless is here to stay. The adoption does come with some needed changes, within both application development and operations. Tha...
Product connectivity goes hand and hand these days with increased use of personal data. New IoT devices are becoming more personalized than ever before. In his session at 22nd Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo, Nicolas Fierro, CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions, will discuss how in order to protect your data and privacy, IoT applications need to embrace Blockchain technology for a new level of product security never before seen - or needed.
Recently, REAN Cloud built a digital concierge for a North Carolina hospital that had observed that most patient call button questions were repetitive. In addition, the paper-based process used to measure patient health metrics was laborious, not in real-time and sometimes error-prone. In their session at 21st Cloud Expo, Sean Finnerty, Executive Director, Practice Lead, Health Care & Life Science at REAN Cloud, and Dr. S.P.T. Krishnan, Principal Architect at REAN Cloud, discussed how they built...
Sanjeev Sharma Joins June 5-7, 2018 @DevOpsSummit at @Cloud Expo New York Faculty. Sanjeev Sharma is an internationally known DevOps and Cloud Transformation thought leader, technology executive, and author. Sanjeev's industry experience includes tenures as CTO, Technical Sales leader, and Cloud Architect leader. As an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Sanjeev is recognized at the highest levels of IBM's core of technical leaders.
Nordstrom is transforming the way that they do business and the cloud is the key to enabling speed and hyper personalized customer experiences. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ken Schow, VP of Engineering at Nordstrom, discussed some of the key learnings and common pitfalls of large enterprises moving to the cloud. This includes strategies around choosing a cloud provider(s), architecture, and lessons learned. In addition, he covered some of the best practices for structured team migration an...
Digital transformation is about embracing digital technologies into a company's culture to better connect with its customers, automate processes, create better tools, enter new markets, etc. Such a transformation requires continuous orchestration across teams and an environment based on open collaboration and daily experiments. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Alex Casalboni, Technical (Cloud) Evangelist at Cloud Academy, explored and discussed the most urgent unsolved challenges to achieve f...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Synametrics Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Synametrics Technologies is a privately held company based in Plainsboro, New Jersey that has been providing solutions for the developer community since 1997. Based on the success of its initial product offerings such as WinSQL, Xeams, SynaMan and Syncrify, Synametrics continues to create and hone inn...
The dynamic nature of the cloud means that change is a constant when it comes to modern cloud-based infrastructure. Delivering modern applications to end users, therefore, is a constantly shifting challenge. Delivery automation helps IT Ops teams ensure that apps are providing an optimal end user experience over hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud environments, no matter what the current state of the infrastructure is. To employ a delivery automation strategy that reflects your business rules, making r...
There is a huge demand for responsive, real-time mobile and web experiences, but current architectural patterns do not easily accommodate applications that respond to events in real time. Common solutions using message queues or HTTP long-polling quickly lead to resiliency, scalability and development velocity challenges. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ryland Degnan, a Senior Software Engineer on the Netflix Edge Platform team, will discuss how by leveraging a reactive stream-based protocol,...