Since its debut in New York in 2008, Artistic Director Amanda Coulson re-conceived the format as a rigorously curated, boutique event — along the lines of a sequence of intense studio visits versus a traditional trade show environment. Since then VOLTA NY showcases relevant contemporary art positions from emerging international artists, from cutting-edge trendsetters to next year’s rising stars. Coupled with its approachable solo-booth format, the VOLTA team has created a fair that is both accessible to younger art-lovers and beloved by seasoned collectors alike. By spotlighting artists through primarily solo projects, VOLTA NY refocuses the art fair experience back to its most fundamental point: the artists and their works. A beacon for creative discovery during Armory Arts Week, VOLTA NY is likewise aligned with some of the best and boldest local cuisine and design collaborators in the city.
In 2017, VOLTA NY will celebrate its decade edition as a solo-focused international contemporary art fair.
Wendy Vogel on the Curated Section at VOLTA NY 2017
Tirtzah Bassel at VOLTA NY 2017
Langdon Graves at VOLTA NY 2017
Pacifico Silano at VOLTA NY 2017
Kathleen Vance at VOLTA NY 2017