About – Chester Arts Fair

About

Chester Arts Fair 2017

The UK's Leading Artist Art Fair

Welcome to Chester Arts Fair, Cheshire’s premier arts event taking place from 17-19 November at Chester Racecourse.

Visitors to the Fair have the opportunity to view and buy artwork of all mediums and styles, ranging in price from as little as £40.00 up to £10,000 plus.

Since the Fair first opened in 2011, it has grown considerably, now attracting over 100 UK & International, emerging & established artists exhibiting a varied selection of visual arts including paintings, sculpture, photography, illustration, glass, digital art, ceramics and much more. The Fair welcomes visitors with a genuine passion for art, from serious collectors to those investing in their first piece of original art.  

An Iconic Setting

Taking place in one of Chester’s most iconic locations, Chester Racecourse is located within the centre of the city, offering easy access by foot, car or train with free parking available to both exhibitors and visitors alike.

The Fair is spread over two floors of the County Stands allowing the artwork within to breathe. Visitors will find a range of artist workshops, demonstrations and talks on the third floor along with the Art in Education exhibition and the Visual Art Open exhibition meaning there is plenty to explore!

Chester Arts Fair Chester Racecourse
Chester Arts Fair Artwork Collections sculpture, visual arts

A Prosperous Art Scene

The region has a prosperous art scene as well as an established collector base. Chester is a dynamic cultural destination with a  reputation for presenting the very best in visual art through its public institutions, private collections, and leading commercial galleries. The Fair will present a curated programme of talks, tours and live demonstrations, many of which are interactive or performative and encourage visitors to engage with Art and Artists directly.

A Wide Variety of Visual Arts

CAF is one of the few fairs around today which exhibits both current art by living artists as well as some of the most highly regarded Artists from over the last century. The exhibiting artists bring to the fair some of the most exciting contemporary art work existing in modern society. With hundreds  of paintings, sculpture, glass, ceramics and original prints ranging in price from affordable to investment and all shown in a friendly and relaxed environment, the Chester Arts Fair really does have something for everyone.

Chester Arts Fair Artwork Collections sculpture, visual arts

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