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Oxford, city of culture to host its first International Art Fair. PRESS RELEASE

OXFORD_BANNERFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2013

Oxford, city of culture to host its first International Art Fair. Showcasing the works of some of the worlds most talented emerging artists in one of the finest buildings in this beautiful city.

A free to public event at the atmospheric Oxford Town Hall running from 7 – 9 February 2014 this Art extravaganza is not to be missed.

vienna showcase art fairA first to Oxford; International art fair of Modern and Contemporary art, handpicked artists & galleries coming from as far as Argentina, Russia, Colombia, India, and Europe. Your chance to view the striking artworks, meet the Artists, learn the stories and inspiration behind their individual pieces.

This is not simply an Art show

This is your opportunity to purchase original one-off art pieces directly from the artist. From experienced collectors looking to add to their collection to first time art buyers there will be something to suit everyones tastes and budgets.

Expect a wide variety of artworks; Paintings, Illustrations, Sculptures, Photography Art, Printmaking, and bespoke crafts.

Oxford has not witnessed such a dazzling array of talented international artists under one exceptionally beautiful roof and so this really is not to be missed. Come and visit Friday Night for VIP Ticketed event, Saturday to see live painting, and Sunday to see the Award Ceremony – whichever day you visit you wont be disappointed.

Untitled.jpg.65x51cms:WatercolourAward-winning art on show

‘Best Artist Award’ winner: Expressionist painter Souren Mousavi, born in Iran – who once was arrested and punished for her art and beliefs – will be exhibiting. Her work influenced by Klimnt, Dali, Picasso and particularly Frida encompasses strong watercolours, distinctive oils and acrylics as well as drawings, is a must-see. And also ‘Global Best Artist Award’ 2013 winner John Josimo Paterson, painter of figurative nude female with asian influences, full of passion and sensation.

Private View & Vernissage and Network Party

The spectacular opening on Friday evening is a fantastic evening for the art lover. Admire all art on show, have the first opportunity to purchase, listen to some great music that compliment both the artworks as well as the fabulous venue, and enjoy a glass of the best quality Catalan Cava sponsored by Juve & Camps.

Tickets

Saturday & Sunday are free entry. Friday Private View VIP Tickets are now on sale for only £7 in advance online, including a copy of the 2014 Art Fair Catalogue (to be collected at the Fair)

www.oxfordinternationalartfair.com

***ENDS***

For further press information please contact:

Ms Joelle Dinnage (Oxford based)

07825443925

office@globalartagency.com / joelle.dinnage@gmail.com

www.joelledinnage.com

Notes to editors

Ticketing information:

Friday 7th Feb: VIP Ticket 18.00pm – 21.00pm Private View & Vernissage £7 in advance

Saturday 8th Feb: Day Ticket 11.00am – 17.00pm FREE Entry

Sunday 9th Feb: Day Ticket 11.00am – 15.00pm FREE Entry

VIP Tickets need to be booked in advance online.

Free day tickets can also be pre-booked online.

Art Fair Website:

www.oxfordinternationalartfair.com

Network Party:

VIP Ticket holders are also invited to the Network Party on Saturday evening from 20.00pm held at the Living Room at Oxford Castle.

About The Global Art Agency Awards Ceremony:

Giving Artist & Gallery the recognition that they deserve and acknowledgement for their hard work. The Awards are judged by Curators & Guest Judges. Collectively they judge the participants of the Oxford International Art Fair, and will be announcing the winners Sunday 9th February at 14.00pm at the Oxford Town Hall. Winners will get rewarded with great promotion, press and trophy. The first prize wins also free exhibition participation at GAA’s next Art Event.

THE CATEGORIES:

Oxford International Art Fair Awards:

1st Prize ‘Best OIAF Artist’ Award 2014

2nd Prize ‘Best OIAF Artist’ Award 2014

3rd Prize ‘Best OIAF Artist’ Award 2014

GAA Awards: (open to artist worldwide, hosted on http://www.facebook.com/GlobalArtAgency)

1st Prize ‘Best Global Artist Award’ Winter 2014

THE JUDGES:

Gareth Lloyd – Art Consultant at an Oxford High Street Art Gallery.

Joe Thomas – Art Collector, Creative & Content Director at JackFM Radio.

Kieran Stiles – Art Gallery owner Kieran Stiles Art Studios.

Further information about the organisation and previous art events can be found on:

www.globalartagency.com

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About Global Art Agency

GLOBAL ART AGENCY specialises in Artist Promotions & Contemporary Showcase, representing artists and galleries worldwide. Working together with qualified art partners and sponsors around the globe enables us to make unique connections within the art community on an international level. Organiser of art showcases around the globe; Barcelona, Amsterdam, Berlin, London, New York, Singapore and many more…Our Showcases take place at exclusive & spectacular venues attracting thousands of art collectors, art enthusiasts and media. http://www.globalartagency.com/ http://pinterest.com/globalartagency/ http://www.facebook.com/GlobalArtAgency https://twitter.com/#!/GlobalArtAgency

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