In addition to the exhibitions FotoFest organizes for its international Biennial, an essential part of the FOTOFEST Biennial is the Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews for Artists. The Meeting Place is one of the largest programs of its kind in the world. Open to all artists who want to register, the purpose of the Meeting Place is to provide artists an opportunity to have their work seen by important International curators, gallery owners, magazine editors, representatives of photography agencies, collectors, and publishers.
For more detail information about the Meeting Place, please visit the web pages for the 2008 Meeting Place
Over the course of the last 20 years, the Meeting Place has been the catalyst for exhibitions, publications, and wider acclaim for many artists. For a list of some of the opportunities artists have been given as a result of the Meeting Place, please see the Successes of the Meeting Place page.
Photographers registered for the Meeting Place also have the opportunity to view exceptional exhibitions in and around the Houston area as well as participate in the biennial festivities, opening receptions, lectures, seminars and workshops. Apart from our formal reviews, you will also have time for informal networking with other professional photographers and reviewers.
The best way to stay up-to-date on Meeting Place news and deadlines is by subscribing to the FotoFest Newsletter.
Meeting Place Dates
The International Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews take place between March 12 and April 1, 2010. There are four 4-day sessions; the dates for each session are as follows:
Session 1: March 12 - March 15, 2010
Session 2: March 17 - March 20, 2010
Session 3: March 24 - March 27, 2010
Session 4: March 29 - April 1, 2010
Meeting Place Registration
Registration for the 2010 Meeting Place opens in June 2009.
Photographers may register for 4 days of portfolio reviews. Photographers are guaranteed a minimum of four reviews per day.
Registration dates and fees will be announced via the FotoFest Newsletter and on the FotoFest website in late May 2009.
Because of the enormous success of the Meeting Place and the number of applications we receive, FotoFest gives space to registrants based on a lottery system. The lottery will take place in early July 2009. If you do not receive a space based on the lottery, you will be included on our waiting list.
For More information on the Meeting Place please contact Marta Sanchez Philippe, Meeting Place Coordinator or Sarah Craig, Meeting Place Assistant, at email@example.com