Featured works by 2017 Young Collectors Contemporary Artists (l-r): Brandon Donahue, Michelle Fair, Mark Bender, and Donna Woodley

Featured works by 2017 Young Collectors Contemporary Artists (l-r): Brandon Donahue, Michelle Fair, Mark Bender, and Donna Woodley

Imagine the impact of a large scale, high quality art fair on the arts economy!

Young Collectors Contemporary is Memphis's pre-eminent art fair and exhibition established as part of the annual arts programming for Young Arts Patrons. Our mission is to put the works of emerging artists in the homes of collectors. The exhibition is recognized for providing emerging artists, young curators, and art collectors with the opportunity to access a diverse audience . 

Young Collectors Contemporary offers visitors an engaging environment in which to discover and collect the most compelling contemporary art being produced today. It offers programs for professional development for visual artists, and community and economic development through the arts. Attendees can expect a variety of presentations and panel discussions on subjects that will help them be more efficient and effective at supporting contemporary visual arts & culture, as well as give those working in the arts & culture sector a chance to connect and network with their peers.

Past Young Collectors Contemporary Emerging Artists Include:

Abigail Lucien, Adam Farmer, Alex Blau, Karen Seapker, Amy Hartelust, Beth Winterburn, Brandon Donahue, Brittany Vega, Cherry Tigris, Chloe York, Danielle Sierra, Destiney Powell, Donna Woodley, Dustin Maxwell, Karen Golightly, Katie Benjamin, Kenny Wayne Alexander, LaAndrea Mitchell, Laurel Sucsy, Lawrence Matthews, Leni Stoeva, Lester Julian Merriweather, Lindsey Bailey, Lou Haney, Mark Bender, Marlos E’van, Marquze Killion, Mary Bether Weber, Meredith Wilson, Michell Duckworth, Michelle Fair, Nakeya Brown, Nathan Alan Yoakum, Paige Ellens, Rachel Miller, Ryan Steed, Sam Beasley, Savannah White, Stuart Janssen, Taj Francis, Tobacco Brown, Vitus Shell, William Baddour, William Bell, Zach Kremer, Ziggy Mack

 

To learn more about the 2018 Young Collectors Contemporary, please visit the official website: http://www.youngcollectorscontemporary.com/

To become a sponsor of the Young Collectors Contemporary: http://www.youngcollectorscontemporary.com/partner/

To exhibit in the Young Collectors Contemporary: Opens October 16, 2017