SIW16 Recap

Spectrum Indian Wells 2016

Take a look back at the premiere of Spectrum Indian Wells, held at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort in California’s beautiful Coachella Valley from March 17–20, 2016, during the championship weekend of the renowned BNP Paribas Open. The highly anticipated debut event showcased innovative works of contemporary art from nearly 50 artists and galleries worldwide. Check out the 2016 Show Catalog below for the full scope of events, and read on for a full report!

Show Guide

Exhibitor List

Exhibitor NameBooth NumberCityCountryWebsite
57 Projects Gallery404Los AngelesUnited
Adam Stone Gallery315Los AngelesUnited
Alexander Salazar Fine Art508San DiegUnited
Amber Lynn Howell Gallery107Pacific HouseUnited
Allen Levy206 WoodbridgeUnited States
Arte MFLS208,
Bill Sherwood Gallery113, DW-4San DiegoUnited
Blue Rain Gallery511Santa FeUnited
Breton Fine Art214Dana PointUnited States

Show Photos & Videos

The show theme for the premiere of Spectrum Indian Wells was [EXPANSE]: A vast landscape of artistic imaginings. Attendees enjoyed a wide array of special show programs, such as Art Talks, Meet the Artist sessions, live art demonstrations, and the Spotlight Artist Program. The show boasted a successful Opening Night VIP Party courtesy of presenting sponsor UBS Financial Services, as well as a rich variety of works on display throughout the gorgeous venue, from glassworks and sculpture to paintings, photography, and more. Get a closer look at the show by checking out our highlight videos and photo album!
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Spectrum Indian Wells | Opening Night
SIW16 | Art Talks Series
Spectrum Attendees explore works from Fine Art Maya
Artworks from Blue Rain Gallery
RMG's Rick Barnett interview's Chris Dellorco
Attendees observe an Art Demo by Michelle Follett & Michael Dowling Gallery

Award Winners

  • Best Booth Design: Blue Rain Gallery
  • Best International Exhibitor: Nikolai Blokhin, Russia; Rodo Padilla, Mexico
  • Best Sculpture: Michael Shewmaker, Shewmaker Sculpture; Jim Keller, Foxfire Studio; C.J. Rench, CJR Design Studio
  • Director’s Award: Michael Carini, Carini Arts; Jeffrey Bisaillon, JBIS Contemporary


We’d like to extend a warm thank you to everyone who made the show possible—our generous sponsors, our talented exhibitors, and our enthusiastic attendees. Here’s a look at some of the wonderful press coverage Spectrum Indian Wells 2016 received.

Art-LinxSpectrum Indian Wells ad in Art-Linx Newsletter.View Newsletter
VAS | Visual Art SourceSpectrum Indian Wells in Visual Art Source Newsletter.View Newsletter
WidewallsSpectrum Indian Wells debut on the Widewalls.Read Article
Art SlantSpectrum Indian Wells in Art Slant email campaign.View Campaign
Desert Guide MagazineSpectrum Indian Wells debut on the Desert Guide magazine.Read Article

Spectrum Indian Wells Newsletter


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