We support a plural vision of the world. We offer special opportunities to exhibitors presenting artists from underrepresented minority groups, such as: ethnicity, race, religion, disability, or gender identity.
Proactive action is rewarding, among our policies it is stated that all exhibitors shall include the work of at least one female artist.
We also encourage exhibitors premiering a body of work, an out-of-scale installation or a performance piece. And we praise the loyalty and generous support of our returning exhibitors.

Customs Information

All temporary importations (90 days) of artworks are exempt from customs taxation. When an artwork is sold within the country, customs duty are needed but are related to the constitutive value of the piece. Also, the artworks sold within the Republica Oriental del Uruguay, are exempt from paying VAT or other taxes.

Strategic Location

Uruguay’s economic stability, friendly taxation and efficient infrastructure are among the advantageous conditions of the location and some of the reasons that the region is attracting international VIPs. Punta del Este is the main resort of South America and internationally known for having the right mix of relax, fun and glamour.

Efficiency Infrastructure

Although Punta del Este preserves the appearance of a small town, it also offers facilities and services usually found in larger cities such as: the International Airport of Punta del Este, hotels and rental housing, design stores, haute cuisine restaurants. ESTE ARTE has formed partnerships with firms providing additional services as Art Handlers team, Photographer Service, Framing Studio, and Freelance Technicians or Assistants.

Applications are open

Application From January 4-8, 2020, ESTE ARTE presents its 6th edition in Punta del Este. The international art fair features a tailored selection of regional and international galleries, where quality is first. 

Unlike other countries in the region, you can rely on Uruguay’s economic stability, friendly taxation and efficient professional infrastructure. The fair's distinctive human scale format, the quality-focused exhibitors and the expanding platform for regional and international collectors, are some of the  advantageous characteristics that make it unique. 

ESTE ARTE 2020 PDF Presentation  

Application forms outlining procedures and costs, upon request. Please contact us:
Application deadline: August 30, 2019