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Wide Open Arts, the New York-based organizer of the Outsider Art Fair, announced its exhibitors for the 26th edition, taking place January 18-21, 2018 at The Metropolitan Pavilion. The fair will showcase 63 galleries, representing 35 cities from 7 countries, with 10 first-time exhibitors. The show will open with VIP early access and Vernissage on Thursday, January 18th.


The New York fair will continue to highlight the global reach of its artists and dealers, and will include: Korea Art Brut and Beijing’s Almost Art Project, which will make their OAF debuts, as will Antillean, who will present work by three Jamaican artists, each of whom use found materials to evoke shanty village life. Drawings by New Zealand’s Susan Te Kahurangi King will be the subject of a solo presentation at Chris Byrne and the sensational ceramic sculptures of Shinichi Sawada will be shown in New York for the first time at Jennifer Lauren Gallery. Expect to see artworks by well-known artists including Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Minnie Evans, Bill Traylor, Martin Ramirez, and Thornton Dial.


See the exhibitor list below.


Almost Art Project, Beijing, China

American Primitive Gallery, New York, NY

Antillean, New York, NY

James Barron Art, Kent, CT

Henry Boxer Gallery, Richmond, UK

Norman Brosterman, East Hampton, NY

Chris Byrne, Dallas, TX

Cathouse FUNeral, New York, NY

Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

J Compton Gallery, Wimberly, TX

Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA

Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA

Center for Creative Works, Wynnewood, PA

Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

Donald Ellis Gallery, New York, NY

Esperanza Projects, Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

First Street Gallery, Claremont, CA

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Fountain House Gallery,New York, NY

Fred Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT

Joshua Lowenfels Works of Art, New York, NY

Gilley’s Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

God’s Love We Deliver, New York, NY

galerie gugging nina katschnig, Marie Gugging, Austria

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL

Marion Harris, New York, NY

Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Hirschl & Adler, New York, NY

Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery

Humbaba Fine Art, New York, NY

Indigo Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, IL

Just Folk, Summerland, CA

Yukiko Koide Presents, Tokyo, Japan

Korea Art Brut, Seogipo, Jeju Island, South Korea

Krowswork, Oakland, CA

LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Jennifer Lauren Gallery, London, UK

Galerie Pol Lemétais, Saint Sever du Moustier, France

Karen Lennox Gallery, Chicago, IL

Lindsay Gallery, Colombus, OH

Magic Markings, Brooklyn, NY

Mariposa Unusual Art, New York, NY

Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

MiddleJanes, Sag Harbor, NY

The Pardee Collection, Iowa City, IA

Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Steven S. Powers Works of Art & Americana, Brooklyn, NY

Pure Vision Arts, New York, NY

Raw Vision, London, UK

Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY

Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

Sardac, London, UK

SHRINE, New York, NY

Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID

Phyllis Stigliano Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Tanner Hill Gallery

Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN

Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas

Wilsonville, East Hampton, NY

Winter Works on Paper, Brooklyn, NY

Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

ZQ Art Gallery, New York, NY