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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.

2010 Biennial Program and Special Events
FotoFest 2010 Exhibitions and Artists' Galleries
FotoSynthesis: See and be Green! - FotoFun 2009
FotoSynthesis – See and be Green! is the theme for FotoFun 2009, the annual fundraiser for FotoFest’s Literacy Through Photography© (LTP) in-school writing and photography program. This child focused event takes place Saturday, February 28, 1 - 4pm. FotoFun offers a chance for kids to learn about the environment, recycling and a sustainable way of life through fun activities like crafts and games. The money raised supports the FotoFest LTP program working in inner-city schools throughout Houston.

NEW VISUALISM: Abstractions in Photography
FotoFest presents NEW VISUALISM, a newly created exhibition of contemporary photographs by Štěpán Grygar (Czech Republic) and Fernando La Rosa (Peru/USA); curated by FotoFest co-founder and Artistic Director Wendy Watriss.

VIEWFINDER: New Images by Texas Artists
FotoFest and Houston Center for Photography (HCP) join together in a first-ever exhibition collaboration to commission and present a new show of emerging Texas photographic artists. VIEWFINDER: New Images from Texas Artists is a new exhibit featuring 15 artists from across the state – from Beaumont to El Paso and Lubbock to Laredo.

GUANTANAMO Pictures from Home. Questions of Justice.
Guantánamo. A word and a place that have become a part of our vocabulary, unsettling and unseen, invoking some of the most controversial aspects of the war on terror since 2001.

GUANTÁNAMO. Pictures From Home. Questions of Justice. is a rare glimpse inside the life of the prison, the men who are detainees, and the legal issues that surround their imprisonment.

Foto, New Photography from Denmark
Houston, Texas (January 9, 2007) – The largest survey of contemporary Danish photography to come to the U.S. opens in Houston as FotoFest’s featured exhibit in February-March 2007. Scandinavian photo-based art is considered to be among the most vibrant in Europe today, and Danish artists are known for their mastery of new and old genres of photography.

FotoFun 2007 Children's Party - FotoLuv
HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 6, 2006) – FotoFest’s second FOTOFUNKids Helping Kids children’s party takes place on Saturday, February 10th, 2007 from 1-4pm at FotoFest Headquarters. This year’s theme, FotoLuv, will be a colorful, energized swirl of engaging activities for ages 3 to 12, fostering children’s love of art and photography.

City of Night: The Vargas Brothers Studio
Houston, Texas (October 24, 2006) –A retrospective exhibition of photographs from the Vargas Brothers Studio in Arequipa, Peru, City of Night offers an extraordinary glimpse of a vanished world, the vibrant Creole society of southern Peru in the early 20th century.

Native Sons - FotoFest Presents Six Texas-Based Photographers

HOUSTON, TEXAS (September 13, 2006) – Native Sons, a new exhibit created for FotoFest, takes an ironic, often humorous look at contemporary life in the Lone Star State. It is the second exhibition of the Inter-Biennial series, TALENT IN TEXAS, focusing on six Texas-based artists and their work.

FOTOFEST - Inter-Biennial Exhibits Fall 2006 - Spring 2007
HOUSTON, TEXAS (August 30, 2006) – Between the 2006 Fotofest Biennial and the upcoming 2008 Biennial, FotoFest will present five Inter-Biennial Exhibits highlighting the work of historical and contemporary artists from Texas, Peru, Denmark and other countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

FOTOFEST2006 -Taking Houston to the World
The U.S.–based Biennial of Photography, FOTOFEST2006, is taking its shows around the world. FotoFest’s twentieth anniversary Biennial, which just closed in Houston, was one of the most successful to date.

FOTOFENCE2006 - Student Artwork at The Galleria
FotoFest’s Literacy Through Photography®, a pre-collegiate writing and photography program aimed at improving literacy and writing skills through the use of visual art, will mount its sixteenth annual exhibit of student art and writing projects, May 15 – May 20, 2006, at The Galleria, one of the largest public commercial centers in the U.S.

NATURE PLAYS A ROLEA FOTOFEST2006 Film Series
FotoFest is sponsoring a special Film and Video series about The Earth in partnership with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Film Department.

Dance and Music Celebrate FotoFest’s Dual Themed 2006 Biennial
The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble, in association with FotoFest, presents an evening of contemporary dance and music that celebrates the Festival’s 2006 Biennial themes: The Earth and Artists Responding to Violence. The performance is Friday, March 24 at 8:00 p.m. at Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center.

FOTOFEST 2006The Eleventh International Biennial ofPhotography and Photo-related Art
FotoFest International announces the Eleventh International Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art, FOTOFEST2006 in Houston, Texas. FOTOFEST2006 is concurrently the twentieth anniversary of the biennial. The city-wide event will feature over 120 exhibitions of photographic art works in museums and non-traditional gallery spaces throughout Houston.

FOTOFEST2006 International Fine Print Auction
FotoFest is hosting its biennial International Fine Print Auction and fundraiser on Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at the Doubletree Hotel Downtown in Houston.

Photography in Houston Galleries
Twelve galleries and 41 artists highlight the transformation of photography’s place in Houston’s art scene today.

"Hey, Listen to Me" Writing Pictures
Houston students exhibit work from FotoFest's Literacy Through Photography program.

FotoFest 2006 - The Earth and Artists Responing to Violence
FotoFest International announces the Eleventh International Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art, FotoFest 2006, Friday, March 10 – Sunday, April 23, 2006 in Houston, Texas. The city-wide event will feature over 120 exhibitions of photographic art works in museums and non-traditional gallery spaces throughout Houston. FotoFest’s acclaimed Portfolio Review program, The International Meeting Place, and the Fine Print Auction are scheduled for the opening weeks of the 2006 Biennial.