OPENING PREVIEW BY INVITATION
Thursday, December 4
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thursday, Dec 4; 2PM–8PM
Friday, Dec 5; 11AM–8PM
Saturday, Dec 6; 11AM–8PM
Sunday, Dec 7; 11AM–5PM
ADMISSION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Each December in Miami, NADA runs a renowned art fair to vigorously pursue our goals of exploring new or underexposed art that is not typical of the “art establishment.” NADA’s fair is held in parallel with Art Basel Miami Beach and is recognized as a much needed alternative assembly of the world’s youngest and strongest art galleries dealing with emerging Contemporary Art. It is the only major American art fair to be run by a non-profit organization. The fair is open for both members and non-members of NADA to apply.
NADA first launched the art fair in Miami in 2003, with 35 exhibitors in a vacant space located off of Lincoln Road near the Convention Center. In 2003, many [NADA] dealers sold out their booths within hours. Understanding the hunger for emerging work and the contemporary market, NADA hired a new director, Heather Hubbs to execute the next editions of the fair. For the next five years NADA Art Fair was held at the Ice Palace in Miami, where the roots of the fair began to expand. In 2005, NADA fielded about 415 applications for 80 slots.
In 2009, NADA moved the fair to the stately ballrooms and beachside environs of the historic Deauville Beach Resort located on Collins Ave. and 67th St. in North Miami Beach. In efforts to respond to economic downturn, NADA looked for new ways to lower costs for younger galleries. Moving to North Beach allowed NADA to lower overall booth costs and discount prices on hotel rooms.The Artadia NADA Award winner will be chosen by two internationally renowned curators on the opening day of the fair, Thursday, December 4th. The winner and jurors will be announced Friday, December 5th.
Explore NADA Miami Beach at Artsy.net or download the app for iPhone, available at iphone.artsy.net or in the App Store on iTunes.
Browse and collect works from exhibiting galleries and view editorial coverage of the fair, including Insider’s Picks at: artsy.net/nada-miami-beach.
At the fair, stop by the Artsy booth, a site-specific installation by new media artist collective WALLPAPERS, curated by Artsy’s Julia Colavita and East Hampton Shed’s Nate Hitchcock. Additionally, Artsy specialists will be on-hand to offer personal demos of the platform and other collector services.
Artsy is the leading resource for art collecting and education. Artsy provides free access via its website Artsy.net and iPhone app to international exhibitions, museum collections, galleries, art fairs, curated sales, and benefit auctions. It currently features over 200,000 images of art and architecture by 25,000 artists from over 2,000 leading galleries and over 300 museum and institutional partners, which includes the world’s largest online database of contemporary art.
The selected artist will join the Artadia family and receive all lifetime privileges of the Artadia Awards program, including access to Artadia’s national network and the option to participate in Artadia’s programs, exhibitions, publications, New York Residency, and professional services. Previously Artadia NADA awardees include Margaret Lee (2012 Miami), Meg Cranston (2013 New York), Ryan Foerster (2013 Miami), and What Pipeline (2014 New York).
On site, Artadia is pleased to feature a project by 2002 San Francisco Awardee Ramekon O’Arwisters. O’Arwisters will host a Crochet Jam, inviting fair-goers to weave together a relational sculpture out of recycled scraps of clothing to be completed in-situ during NADA’s open hours.
Artadia: The Fund for Art & Dialogue is a national non-profit organization that supports visual artists with unrestricted, merit-based awards and fosters connections to a network of opportunities. In the past 15 years, Artadia has awarded over $3 million to more than 285 artists throughout its participating award cities.
BAM + NADA
The BAM + NADA Portfolio features unique and newly produced prints by twelve contemporary artists working today: Joshua Abelow, Sascha Braunig, Sarah Crowner, Alex Da Corte, Michael DeLucia, Christian Holstad, Zak Kitnick, Margaret Lee, Sam Moyer, Ulrike Müller, Zak Prekop, and Michael Williams.
The portfolio will be displayed in the newly designed NADA Shop in the entrance of the fair. Purchase includes a stamped archival linen box and signed colophon page. Works vary in style and utilize a range of different printing methods, including silkscreen, photogravure, lithography, and pigment on aluminum. Proceeds benefit both nonprofit organizations.
PRINT ALL OVER ME
NADA x PAOM is an artist-designed, limited edition line of clothing and objects.
NADA x PAOM features artwork by three contemporary artists, each of which are represented by NADA galleries, screened on Print All Over Me merchandise. The 2014 featured artists are José Lerma, Amy Yao and Sarah Braman.
The pieces, each an edition of 50, will be available to purchase at the NADA Shop, part of fair entrance in the lobby of the Deauville, along with NADA branded merchandise. The limited edition pieces will also be available for purchase through on-site orders during the fair and the Print All Over Me site (printallover.me).
Print All Over Me is an online platform for real-world collaboration and creation. It provides the tools that allow anyone to create, share, own, and produce their designs by uploading artwork that can be applied to seasonal collections of clothing and objects. Print All Over Me is currently in residence at NEW INC at The New Museum, the first museum-led incubator supporting creative practitioners in art, technology, and design.