Art fair +biennale
= ReA! Lugano
Millennial & Gen Z
Here is how to apply to exhibit at the upcoming edition of the Fair:
Prepare a project featuring from 1 to 4 artists and a booth sketch for review by the selection committee
Submit your application the online form
What are the gallery selection criteria?
4. Focus of the gallery on new artistic media and experimental projects
5. Gallery program exploring socially relevant topics and featuring underrepresented minority artists
1. Quality of the gallery program and its mission statement
2. Quality of the gallery's stand concept (preference for presentations featuring one to three artists)
3. Featured press and social media coverage
Up-and-coming and established galleries with a curated program and a roster of artists.
What type of exhibitors are welcome to apply?
Independent Collections are welcome to apply, to feature their committment to supoorting the arts, tell their story to the general public and gain more visibility in the art market space.
Hybrid art projects
Online and offline projects that curate shows and/or media programs and represent up-and-coming artists, looking to gain major exposure in the international art landscape.
Corporate art collections
Businesses and institutions that are committed to conscious collecting may benefit from major exposure and fulfilling social responsibility and sustainability goals through the fair participation.
Private and public art foundations, that curate a consistent program of contemporary art exhibitions, are invited to apply to feature their work to the audience of art collectors and art professionals, creating collaboration synergies as well as fundraising opportunitie
The main art prizes to be awarded to the participating galleries of the 2024 Edition of the fair.
Public art grant
Public art is an inherent part of ReA! Lugano experience, where participating galleries will be invited to submit an application to take part in a large-scale city-wide installation project supported by the Municipality of Lugano and Ministry of Tourism.
This award will celebrate and recognize artists and galleries that demonstrate innovative approaches and a strong committment to sustainability, ecological causes and environmental awareness through their work and practices.
2024 Edition Roadmap
20 November 2023
Early Bird Application Deadline
15 February 2024
Selected Galleries announcement
15 January 2024
General Applications Deadline
15 April 2024
Public art award ceremony
Art Fair Opening
23 May 2024
A unique concept
Shared ticket profits!
Each participating gallery will receive a fraction of each ticket sold, with over 50% of the ticket proceeds split between galleries.
Art-direction and curation focus
Each exhibitor will be assigned to a curator who will assist them with art direction of the stand and print catalogue inclusion.
Space for immagination
Average booth price at ReA! Lugano is up to 80% more affordable compared to art fairs in the region.
Early Bird Deadline:
20 November, 2023
Join the ReA! Community and be part of the upcoming Lugano Art Fair in May 2024!