San Francisco FOG Design+Art Fair

Event has passed (Fri Jan 17, 2014 - Sun Jan 19, 2014)
$15 - $20
Art Festival, Arts


The FOG Design+Art fair is pleased to announce a dynamic weekend lineup of lectures and interactive discussions with leaders in the design and art worlds. Benefiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), FOG Design+Art will be held from January 17 to January 19, 2014, at the Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion with special preview events on January 15 and 16.

A celebration of the last 100 years of art and design, FOG Design+Art will feature prominent twentieth-century and contemporary design dealers from the Bay Area and across the country; a selection of leading modern and contemporary art galleries; and 21POP, a special installation exploring design and culinary art created by celebrated event designer Stanlee Gatti.

A diverse array of artists, designers, and dealers will participate in the fair’s lively schedule of special preview events, panel discussion and conversations, and performances, including:

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Designers Forum Preview (Private event for Designers Forum members)
6 p.m.–8 p.m.
FOG Designers Forum is a professional group of top Bay Area designers from the areas of interior, landscape, graphic, and industrial design and architecture. Chaired by Bay Area residential designer Douglas Durkin, Designers Forum engages with other local design professionals to build support for FOG Design+Art. Proceeds from the Designers Forum Preview will support SFMOMA’s Architecture and Design program. (Please note that this is a private event for Designers Forum members and is not open to the public.)

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Preview Gala
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Design and art patrons will have the opportunity to preview exhibits prior to the public opening of the fair as they attend a special Preview Gala benefiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The gala will honor the work and commitment of former SFMOMA Board Chair Elaine McKeon, who along with a steering committee of civic volunteers conceived of this event and was a strong champion of the museum’s Department of Architecture and Design. Leaders in the design industry, SFMOMA patrons and supporters, VIP guests, and top-level sponsors will enjoy an evening of culinary creations and signature cocktails along with entertainment by Jason Kendig (Honey Soundsystem). Tickets start at $150 and are available at Proceeds from the FOG Preview Gala will support SFMOMA’s On the Go exhibitions and innovative education programs.

Friday, January 17, 2014
Art Sandwiched In Breakfast and Panel Discussion
Presented by SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council

Key Moments in Contemporary Design and Art:
What to Know When Building a Collection
(Registration required. Tickets are $150–$200 and can be purchased through or at the door.)

Moderated by Claudia Mahecha, Supernatural, San Francisco
9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Join the SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council on the go as they delve into the world of design. In collaboration with the FOG Design+Art Steering Committee, guests are invited to enjoy a delicious breakfast in a private design lounge by Stanlee Gatti, followed by an explorative panel discussion with leading members of the architecture and design community. The panel includes Michael Boyd, BoydDesign and Architecture; Douglas Durkin, Designers Forum Chair, Douglas Durkin Design; Roth Martin, Hedge Gallery; and Jessica Silverman, Jessica Silverman Gallery. Art Sandwiched In will feature coffee and high-design breakfast treats from Jane and will be followed by a private tour of FOG Design+Art led by Douglas Durkin.

•11 a.m.–7 p.m.: Fair open to the public

•12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.: Performance of Jürg Lehni’s Hektor, a portable spray paint output device programmed to produce a new series of unique posters. Presented by SFMOMA’s Architecture + Design Forum.

Saturday, January 18
•11 a.m.–7 p.m.: Fair open to the public
•12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.: Performance of Jürg Lehni’s Hektor
•1:00 p.m.: A Conversation with Ron Arad
Ron Arad, London-based designer and architect
Jennifer Fletcher, Helen Hilton Raiser Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, SFMOMA
•3:00 p.m.: Architecture of Engagement and The New SFMOMA Expansion
Craig Dykers, Principal and Architect, Snøhetta

Sunday, January 19
•11 a.m.–5 p.m.: Fair open to the public
•12 p.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. – Performance of Jürg Lehni’s Hektor

FOG Design + Art Fair Exhibitors will include:

Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
Beauvais Carpets, New York
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Southern California
Christopher Anthony LTD., Southern California
Converso, Chicago
Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
Crown Point Press, San Francisco
DMG Design, San Francisco
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Friedman Benda, New York
The Future Perfect, San Francisco
Gallery Japonesque, San Francisco
Gallery Seomi, Los Angeles
Gray Gallery, Los Angeles
Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Hedge, San Francisco
Highlight Gallery,San Francisco
Hosfelt Gallery,San Francisco
Hostler Burrows, New York
Industry Gallery, Los Angeles
Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Magen H Gallery, New York
March, San Francisco
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York
Nexxt20, Dallas
The NWBLK, San Francisco
The Office of Charles de Lisle, San Francisco
R & Company, New York
Ratio 3, San Francisco
Reform Gallery, Los Angeles
Todd Merrill 20th Century & Studio Contemporary,New York

Experience this exciting installation conceived by celebrated event designer Stanlee Gatti exploring the unique intersection of design and culinary art. Michael and Lindsay Tusk, the couple behind Quince and Cotogna, will celebrate the launch of their new line of handmade pasta creations surrounded by exquisitely crafted kitchen accoutrements.

FOG Café by JANE
FOG Design+Art will offer guests the FOG Café featuring house-made baked goods, organic salads and soups, and tasty sandwiches provided by Jane. Beverage offerings include Stumptown Coffee, Red Blossom Tea, local wines, and Jane’s famous juices.

Tickets for the FOG Design+Art fair are $15 online via and $20 at the door.

FOG Design+Art is produced by Winslow & Associates (W&A), a San Francisco–based event company with over 30 years of experience producing large-scale events and fairs. W&A is supported by a stellar Steering Committee including celebrated designers Douglas Durkin and Stanlee Gatti; SFMOMA board member Katie Paige; and Allison Speer of Allison Speer Public Relations.

The FOG Design+Art Honorary Co-Chairs include Eileen and Peter Michael and Cathy and Ned Topham.

Innovators Committee includes Sabrina Buell and Yves Béhar; Heidi and Caley Castelein; Brian Chesky; Lara Hedberg Deam and Christopher Deam; Alicia Engstrom and Hosain Rahman; Jonathan Gans and Abigail Turin; Brit and Dave Morin; Alison and Mark Pincus; and Susan Swig.

Dealers Committee includes Roth Martin, Chair, Hedge Gallery, San Francisco; Jeffrey Fraenkel, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco; Kim Hostler, Hostler Burrows, New York; Anthony Meier, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco; Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman, R & Company, New York; Gerard O’Brien, Reform Gallery, Los Angeles; Thomas Ryan, T.W. Ryan Architecture, San Francisco; and Jessica Silverman, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco.

FOG Design+Art wishes to thank our sponsors Gap, Airbnb, Christie’s, Dwell, San Francisco magazine, ABC7, Artsy, and Ketel One.

The FOG Design+Art exhibitor catalog is available online exclusively at

Founded as the first West Coast museum devoted to modern and contemporary art, SFMOMA is currently undergoing a major expansion project that will significantly enhance its gallery, education, and public spaces, enabling the museum to better showcase its expanded permanent collection and serve its growing audiences. During the construction of its new building from the summer of 2013 to early 2016, SFMOMA is on the go with an extensive array of off-site programming, including collaborative and traveling exhibitions; public art displays and site-specific installations; and newly created education programs throughout the city and region. For more information about SFMOMA and its expansion project, visit


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