Included in the METRO Show’s unexpected mix of material will be Americana, Folk Art and historic design offered by the country’s foremost dealers in each category. In addition, the show will feature ethnographic material, contemporary and modern art, Native American, Outsider and Art Brut. METRO Show exhibitors specializing in Americana, Folk Art and historic design include:



Carnival Ball Toss Figure (detail)
Carl Hammer Gallery

The Ames Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Established in 1970, The Ames Gallery deals in early handmade Americana and Folk Art. Additionally, the gallery deals in artworks by contemporary, Art Brut, self-taught, and Outsider artists including: Eddie Arning, Ted Gordon, Dwight Mackintosh, A.G. Rizzoli, Jon Serl and Alex Maldonado.

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL
Carl Hammer is recognized as one of the major pioneers discovering Folk Art in addition to works by Outsider and self-

taught artists.


Tramp Art frame (detail)
Clifford A. Wallach Trmp Art,
Folk Art & Americana


Effingham Embree Tall Clock (detail)
Gary Sullivan Antiques


Dentzel - Carousel Horse, 1890 (detail)
Giampietro Gallery


Clifford A. Wallach Tramp Art, Folk Art & Americana, Manalapan, NJ
For over 25 years Clifford Wallach has been the world’s foremost expert on tramp art and has authored three books on the subject.

Garthoeffner Gallery Antiques, Lititz, PA

Garthoeffner Gallery has offered American Folk Art, painted furniture and accessories for almost 40 years. They are known for their selection of first quality American antiques with integrity of form and surface.

Gary Sullivan Antiques, Sharon, MA

For nearly 40 years Gary Sullivan has specialized in American antique furniture from the Queen Anne through Classical periods, with particular emphasis on important American clocks. Sullivan is a nationally recognized authority on early American clocks.

Gemini Antiques, Ltd., Bridgehampton, NY
Gemini Antiques, Ltd. is the world’s foremost specialist in antique American toys and banks.

Giampietro, New Haven, CT

Founded in 1979, Giampietro Gallery showcases exceptional examples of Folk Art from the 19th century through the present as well as emerging contemporary fine art.

Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
For 30 years Hill Gallery has offered exceptional examples of American Folk Art–alongside Tribal Art, textiles, contemporary ceramics, and 20th century and contemporary masters.


Weber Costello Co Tellurium (detail)
Il Segno del Tempo


Portrait of a Singing Woman (detail)
Just Folk

Il Segno del Tempo, Milan, Italy
Il Segno del Tempo’s eclectic offerings include: industrial
design, pipes and tobacciana, scientific instrument and globes, canes, Wunderkammer, sculpture and contemporary art.

Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques, PA

Jeff Bridgman is the nation’s largest seller of early American Stars & Stripes. He also offers paint-decorated American furniture, Folk Art, paintings and early textiles.

Just Folk, Summerland, CA

Just Folk features outstanding examples of whimsical Americana, sculpture and furniture as well as 20th century Outsider Art. Their inventory includes weathervanes, hooked rugs, quilts, game boards, trade signs, birdhouses, tenth anniversary tin and handmade historical instruments.

Lillian Nassau LLC, New York, NY
Lillian Nassau, LLC are world-renowned specialists in Tiffany Studios lamps, favrile glass and pottery, mosaics, windows, desk pieces and Louis C. Tiffany paintings.  They also offer American sculpture and Art Nouveau decorative arts.


Kiziah Sharps (detail)
M. Finkel & Daughter


William M.S. Doyle (detail)
Samuel Herrup Antiques


M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia, PA
Since 1947 M. Finkel & Daughter has offered an internationally acclaimed selection of antique samplers, needlework and silk embroideries from the 17th through the mid 19th centuries. In addition, they feature 18th and 19th century furniture and a large collection of period accessories.

Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
For more than 25 years, Ricco/Maresca has presented exhibitions and produced publications that have helped illuminate the world of Folk Art, as well as discovered and introduced the work of many now renowned outsider, self-taught and contemporary artists.

Samuel Herrup Antiques, Sheffield, MA
Samuel Herrup has been selling American furniture, art and ceramics since 1971. The business includes examples of American Folk Art, Chinese export and ceramics, European and British art and ceramics and needlework. Also on display are fine examples of American Queen Anne, William & Mary and Federal furniture, American redware and stoneware and English creamware and pearlware.



Shirred Rug (detail)
Stephen Score

Stephen Score, Boston, MA
Since 1978, Stephen Score has exhibited great pieces of American Folk Art: painted furniture, weathervanes, primitive paintings and hooked rugs. In addition, the gallery presents American Impressionist paintings. Continental furniture – and occasionally – contemporary art.

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

Steve Powers is the country’s leading specialist in Native American-Woodlands sculpture and a leading dealer in American Folk Art sculpture and paintings, choice American & English antiques, treen and smalls—including snuffboxes.

11:00 am  Show Floor 
A Designer’s Perspective: Mixing it Up with Ellie Cullman
Noted interior design pro Ellie Cullman guides visitors .. More 

2:00 pm  Lecture Hall 
A Kind of Archeology: Collecting Folk art in America 1876-1976
Elizabeth Stillinger, independent American decorative ar.. More 

Metro Paper
Founded in 1998 the Editions|Artists Book Fair has grown to become the premier showcase for contemporary publishers and dealers, presenting the latest and greatest in prints, multiples and artists books.
RED Writing

A flowing, jagged wall structure called “Zigzag” will greet visitors of the METRO Show and E|AB Fair, guiding them from the building entrance through the inner lobby and into the main exhibition space.  This dramatic installation offers, in the words of the designers, an “iconic arrival”, and visually unites the two entry spaces and the main floor.    More

Korean Contemporary Aesthetic at Mindy Solomon Gallery Represented Artists in Their Own Words

METRO Show newcomer Mindy Solomon Gallery (booth 305, St. Petersburg, FL) offers a selection of Korean works – both ceramic and two-dimensional pieces – showcasing a very consistent and uniquely Korean contemporary aesthetic.    More