Cedric Chevalley will present his latest works at the StARTup Art fair San Francisco, held between the 26th-29th of April 2019
stARTup Art Fairs are unique contemporary art experiences, a converging point in boutique hotel settings where art professionals and the art loving public gather to discover today’s most talented independent artists and engage with thought-provoking conversations, installations and performances. At our fairs, we feature over 60 independent artists selected by an ever-evolving jury of art world experts.
FAIR DAYS AND HOURS
Friday April 26, 6–10 pm
Saturday April 27, 12–9 pm
Sunday April 28, 12–7 pm
VIP Early Access: Friday April 26, 6-7 pm
Opening Night Celebration: Friday April 26, 7–10 pm (only general admission ticket needed for entry)
Music, performances, food and drink by Cameron Hughes Wines
General Admission / $15 in advance ($20 at the door)
Students/Seniors / $10 in advance ($15 at the door)
Three Day Pass / $30 in advance ($40 at the door)
VIP / $100
VIP tickets includes admission to all three days of the fair, an invitation to our “Early Access” preview Friday from 6-7pm, all access to our VIP lounge and bar, and exclusive pre-fair collector’s tour.
A portion of all ticket sales go to our non-profit arts partner, Root Division
Born and raised near Lake Geneva, Switzerland, Cedric Chevalley first studied mechanic machining and graduated with a federal certificate of abilities, followed by 9 months in the Swiss army.
In 1994 he began an internship in the Czech Republic for learning the art of glass blowing.
In 1996 he moved to the Vallée de Joux (watch valley) where he was employed by a watch factory, followed by a technical school for jewelry making “école technique de la vallée de joux” where he graduated with the Swiss federal certificate of abilities as Jeweler.
In 2001 Cedric Chevalley created his jewelry company Cbijoux and has specialized in creating custom made wedding and engagement rings. He is renowned for his special design and for using very unique material such as titanium, carbon fiber, wood and tantalum as well as precious metals.
Customers can order custom wedding rings remotely or come to the showroom in Monthey, Switzerland to work on the design with Cedric himself. Each year over 400 wedding rings have been custom made and created.
He won the Prix Golay for “Swissskills” in June 2001 (https://www.swiss-skills.ch) and simultaneously created his own jewelry collection and company Cbijoux.
He won “etoile de la mode” in Paris in 2002, with a jewerly collection made of glass and silver.
In 2004 Cedric Chevalley launched a new ground-breaking collection of interchangeable rings titled “Mood Collection” and was a best-seller until 2013, when it was sold to new management. This company now has 30 employees and sales reach 5 million annually.
Since 2013 Cedric has been creating yet another collection of unique, contemporary art jewelry, made from the wood of recycled skateboard decks. He has showcased this collection in many international fairs, exhibitions and galleries.
In 2016 he won the Barcelona “Arte y joya” international award.
Again in 2016, he won an ‘Excellence by Art and Craft Design’ award.
And finally the A’design award in 2017 and 2018