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Miwa Yanagi, Elevator Girl House B4, 1998
From the 2008 exhibit Miwa Yanaagi - Deutsche Bank Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Courtesy of the Deutsche Bank Collection




Dan Havel, Mad Girl, 2007-2008
Laurie Lambrecht, Roy in Yellow Interior, 1991
From the 2010 exhibit Inside Roy Lichtenstein's Studio, Bank of America Center.


Dan Havel, Mad Girl, 2007-2008
Dan Havel, Mad Girl, 2007-2008
From the exhibit Dirty Secrets from the
Cataract Cinema
, Lawndale Art Center


  FotoFest 2012 Biennial




The FotoFest 2012 Biennial, the Fourteenth International Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art takes place March 16 - April 29, 2012.

The number and visibility of Participating Spaces in the FotoFest Biennial continues to grow. Over 120 spaces are participating in the 2012 Biennial, with an estimated overall attendance of 265,000. Curators, collectors, arts audiences and photographic artists come to the Biennial from 32 countries.

Participating Spaces are a very important part of the Biennial’s success and its impact as a truly a city-wide event.

Participating Spaces are museums, commercial galleries, non-profits, artist-run spaces, corporate spaces, and retail establishments that choose to exhibit photographic art as part of the FotoFest Biennial. Participating Spaces participate in the longest-running photographic event in the United States.

The FotoFest Biennial Events/Exhibitions Map, Calendar and other promotional materials are distributed at locations throughout the city. 35,000 copies of the citywide Event and Exhibit Map are distributed prior to the opening of the Biennial and are mailed regionally, nationally and internationally. Participating Space listings are included on the online Calendar and Map.

Forty-five Participating Spaces are featured in the FotoFest 2012 Biennial Catalogue. The catalogue is the Biennial’s official publication. It is distributed locally, nationally, and internationally.


Art Car Museum
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
The Heritage Society Museum
Holocaust Museum Houston
The Menil Collection
The Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Printing History
Station Museum of Contemporary Art


Alliance Gallery
Aurora Picture Show
Box 13 ArtSpace
Caviart Gallery, Russian Cultural
Center “Our Texas”

DiverseWorks ArtSpace
Galveston Arts Center
Glassell School of Art
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Photography
The Kenmore

Lawndale Art Center
The Margolis Gallery at Congregation
Beth Israel

Project Row Houses
Skydive Art Space
Talento Bilingue de Houston


The Annex at Gremillion & Co. Fine Art
Archway Gallery
Betz Gallery
Casa Ramirez Folkart Gallery
Deborah Colton Gallery
Darke Gallery
DeFrog Gallery
DeSantos Gallery
DesignWorks Gallery
Gallery 3
Gallery 1724
Gallery Two1Four
Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery

Heights Contemporary Fine Art Gallery
Hooks-Epstein Galleries Inc.

John Cleary Gallery
Koelsch Gallery

Laura Rathe Fine Art
The Lens Capsule
McClain Gallery
McMurtrey Gallery
Mixed Emotions Fine Art
Moody Gallery
New Gallery
Next Wall Gallery
Parkerson Gallery
PG Contemporary
Poissant Gallery
Redbud Gallery
The Ross Gallery at ARTS

Sicardi Gallery
UNIT at Gallery Sonja Roesch
Wade Wilson Art
William Reaves Fine Art
Yvonamor Palix Gallery


Atrium Fine Art Gallery, Duchesne Academy
Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston
College of the Mainland Art Gallery
Fine Arts Gallery, Lone Star College - North Harris
The Lone Star College – Kingwood Art Gallery
O'Kane Gallery at the University of Houston-Downtown
University of Houston - Clear Lake


Alzheimer’s Association
Arab American Cultural & Community Center
Architecture Center Houston (ArCH)
Discovery Green
Deutser Art Gallery, Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center
EDOT Gallery
Gallery of the Consulate General of Mexico
Havens Center
Houston City Hall
Houston Public Library, Jesse H. Jones Central Library
The Jung Center of Houston
Katy Railroad Park / Tourist Center
The Methodist Hospital Dunn Tower
Trinity Episcopal Church
The Vineyard Church of Houston


230 Westcott   
1100 Louisiana
Bank of America Center
FKP Architects
m Architects / Fifth Ward Hotel
MKG Art Management
Total Plaza Gallery
Tradition Bank
Urban Lofts Townhomes
Weatherford International


Arthur Meyerson Studio/Gallery
Frank White Studio
Gabriella Nissen Photography
The Hardy & Nance Street Studios
The Krishna Cafe Gallery
Lynn Lane Photography
Super Happy Fun Land


Agave Road
Babaloo International Cafe and Bar

The Fairview
Hasta La Pasta
Hilton Garden Inn Katy
Kenzo Sushi Bistro
Khon’s Wine Darts Coffee Art
Khon’s Suite Spot F-Stop Spot

Picnic Restaurant
Phoenicia MKT BAR
The Raven Grill
Salt & Pepper Restaurant
Sculptures by Design Studios
Simply Divine Interiors
t'afia Restaurant


FotoFest Headquarters Gallery
One and Two Allen Center
Spring Street Studios
Williams Tower
Winter Street Studios