The Shanghai International Art Fair (SIAF) is now open for artists and galleries to submit held at NECC, 21-24 November 2019.
The SIAF is part of the successful Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo (iCiE) held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai (NECC) one of Shanghai's landmark buildings. Celebrating the development of the region's cultural industries, hosted by the Government of Shanghai. With an estimated visitors number of 80,000, including 15,000 professional buyers, making it the largest cluster for international cultural trade, and you can be part of it!
The selection is based on the interest of the Chinese art collectors, buyers and investors. Our Curators are part of the Chinese Government for Culture. Inviting Artists and Galleries to submit, the art fair has a dedicated Gallery area. We also offer shipping, setting-up, and Chinese speaking representative services. It is not mandatory for exhibitors to attend in person.
EVENTS FACTS & STATS
The Shanghai International Art Fair is part of the Yangtze River Delta International Industries Expo (iCiE). Celebrating the development of the region's cultural industries. Building upon the success of the first edition the iCiE 2019 expands the exhibition space to 54,000 sqm delivering a more international event generating a bigger impact on a bigger scale.
Estimated visitor numbers of 80,000, including 15,000 professional buyers.
Only 30 Exhibitors can participate. The selection is fierce based on the interest of the Chinese art collectors, buyers and investors.
There are three separated art exhibition areas
1) Galleries (1-3 yrs)
2) Galleries (3+ yrs)
3) Solo-Platform (Established artists with proven track record)
The event is China's largest Cluster for international cultural trade. Hosted by the Governments of Shanghai.
The 2018 Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo was covered in 725 original articles with a total of 807 thousand words by 173 media outlets, and generated 1.39 million related news messages online.
In 2016, sales in the global art market reached over 45 billion US dollars. The Asian art market ranked number 3 globally in sales, and had the largest auction market worth 6.81 billion USD. [Source: artnet, various auction houses, Orbis, and the 2017 Global Dealers Study]
China ranked number 1 in global art auction sales in 2016, with 6.33 billion US dollars.
Attracting world-renowned art institutions, symbolic museums and art galleries, top art collectors, and so on, to come to Shanghai.