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FotoFest® is supported by private foundations, corporations, individual contributors, and earned revenue from arts and education programs.

Literacy Through Photography Sponsors
Past Sponsors

FotoFest 2014 Biennial - VIEW FROM INSIDE
Contemporary Arab Video, Photography, and Mixed Media Art

GENERAL BIENNIAL

PRINCIPAL SPONSORSHIP FOR THE
FOTOFEST 2014 CATALOGUE
AND ARAB BOOK
Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation

LEAD SPONSORS
The Cullen Foundation
The Brown Foundation Inc.
Houston Endowment, Inc.
National Endowment for the Arts
JP Morgan Chase Foundation
City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
The Wortham Foundation
Texas Commission on the Arts
Judith and Gamble Baldwin
Mary Lawrence Porter
David and Allison Ayers
HexaGroup
iLand Internet Solutions
Banfi Inc.

FotoFest Board of Directors

ARAB PROGRAMS

LEAD SPONSORS
Art Jameel (Dubai/Jeddah)

Athr Gallery (Jeddah)
Ayyam Gallery (Dubai/London)
Middle East Trading Ltd.

PROGRAM SPONSORS
Edge of Arabia (London)
The Crane Foundation (Houston)
The Levant Foundation (Houston)

SUPPORTING SPONSORS
Tamer Group [SA'AID & The Community] (Jeddah)
Nijad and Zeina Fares
Berloni Gallery (London)

ARAB PROGRAMMING PARTNERS
Arab Cultural and Community Center of Houston
Arab-American Educational Foundation (Houston)
Athr Gallery (Jeddah)
ArteEast (New York)
Edge of Arabia (London)
Inprint (Houston)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Arts of the Islamic World
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston–Film Program
Rice University, Humanities Research Center (Houston)
Rice University, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy (Houston)
The Menil Collection (Houston)
Rothko Chapel (Houston)
Aperio, Music of the Americas (Houston)

MAKE.PLAY.SPEAK. (Houston)

MEDIA SPONSORS

ARAB MEDIA PARTNER
Contemporary Practices - Visual Arts from the Middle East

GENERAL BIENNIAL
Art in America
European Photography
Houston Public Media


 

FotoFest 2012 - 2013 Exhibition Program
Sponsors

Houston Endowment Inc
City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance
National Endowment for the Arts
Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Wortham Foundation
Iris Art Foundation
The Cullen Foundation
FotoFest Board of Directors
arts>Brookfield and Brookfield Office Properties
Bayou City Arts Festival
Judith and Gamble Baldwin
Texas Commission on the Arts
Trust for Mutual Understanding
HexaGroup
iLand Internet Solutions
Vine Street Studios
Weingarten Realty
Frazier King


 

FotoFest 2012 Biennial - Contemporary Russian Photography

INSTITUTIONAL SPONSORS

The Houston Endowment, Inc.
The Cullen Foundation
The Brown Foundation, Inc
Iris Art Foundation
The William Stamps Farish Fund
The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance
The Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation
Singapore Airlines - The Official Airline of the FotoFest
    2012 Biennial
FotoFest Board of Directors
National Endowment for the Arts
JP Morgan Chase
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture
Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow
ROMA Moulding

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Trust for Mutual Understanding
The Wortham Foundation
Houston Public Radio – KUHF News 88.7 & Classical 91.7
iLand Internet Solutions
HexaGroup
arts>Brookfield/Brookfield Office Properties
Vine Street Studios
Williams Tower Gallery
CANON Ru, LLC
The Greentree Foundation
Texas Commission on the Arts
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Oshman Foundation
Houston Downtown Management District
Mrs. Mariya Hayward, Moscow
Saint Arnold Brewing Company

SPECIAL RUSSIAN PARTNERS

Iris Art Foundation
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture
ROSIZO State Center for Museums and Exhibitions of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Russian International News and Information Agency RIA Novosti
Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow
CANON Ru, LLC
Cultural Project “RUSS PRESS PHOTO”, Moscow
Russian Chamber of Commerce of Texas
Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas”

MEDIA PARTNERS

Louise Blouin Media – Art + Auction, Modern Painters, Artinfo.com
Houston Public Radio – KUHF News 88.7 & Classical 91.7
PaperCity Magazine
CultureMap.com
European Photography Magazine
Prefix Photo



FotoFest 2010 - 2011 Exhibition Program
Sponsors

The Houston Endowment, Inc.
City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance
Texas Commission on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
The Wortham Foundation
Judith and Gamble Baldwin
Continental Airlines
FotoFest Board of Directors
Iland Internet Solutions
KUHF 88.7 FM
HexaGroup
Vine Street Studios

Weingarten Realty
The Oshman Foundation
William and Rosalie Hitchcock
Frazier King
The Samuels Foundation – Endowment Fund of the  Jewish Community of Houston

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

FotoFest 2010 Biennial
Contemporary U.S. Photography
Sponsors
 

MAJOR INSTITUTIONAL AND INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS
The Houston Endowment, Inc.
The Cullen Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
JPMorgan Chase
ROMA
The Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation
City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance
Doubletree Hotel Houston Downtown
Texas Commission on the Arts
The Clayton Fund
Trust for Mutual Understanding
Continental Airlines
Iland Internet Solutions
HexaGroup
The Tasting Room/Max's Wine Dive
Under the Volcano
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
The Wortham Foundation
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Vine Street Studios
The Anchorage Foundation

Media Partners:
Art in America
KUHF 88.7 FM
European Photography Magazine
Paris Photo
Fotograf Magazine, International Magazine for Photography and Visual Culture
SPOT Magazine
















MAJOR SPONSORS
FotoFest Exhibitions 2008-2009

The Houston Endowment, Inc.
The Brown Foundation, Inc., Houston
The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance
The Wortham Foundation
JP Morgan Chase

Vine Street Studios
FotoFest Board of Directors
William and Rosalie Hitchcock
Howard Maisel and Eve France
iLand Internet Solutions
HexaGroup
88.7 KUHF



Special support for POKE! provided by

Robert Abbinanti
Spacetaker
The Station Museum
Domy Books
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Saint Arnold's Brewing Company
Boheme

Special support for New Visualism provided by
Alice and Risher Randall
Krista and Michael Dumas
Beverly Parker
Czech Center Museum

Special support for Viewfinder provided by
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Saint Arnold's Brewing Company
Sicardi Gallery
Mary and Stephan Hillerbrand








FOTOFEST2008 - CHINA
Sponsors


MAJOR INSTITUTIONAL AND INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS
Houston Endowment, Inc.
The Brown Foundation Inc., Houston
The Cullen Foundation
Anonymous Donor
City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance
Hewlett-Packard
National Endowment for the Arts
Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation
The DoubleTree Hotel Houston Downtown
42 Below Vodka
Houston Press
X-Rite
Vine Street Studios – Margaret Regan and Fletcher Thorne-Thomsen Jr

Albert and Anne Chao
Trust for Mutual Understanding
The Wortham Foundation
Judith and Gamble Baldwin
Houston Downtown Management District
Art Asia Pacific
Bering & James - Austin James and Blakely Bering
KUHF 88.7 FM
Barefoot Wine

FOTOFEST BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SPECIAL SPONSORSHIP FOR THE FOTOFEST2008 CATALOGUE
Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation

ADDITIONAL INSTITUTIONAL AND INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT
xpedx
The Asian Cultural Council
Texas Commission for the Arts
Continental Airlines
Weingarten Realty
Travis Mathis
Howard Maisel and Eve France
The Mellon Foundation – William and Rosalie Hitchcock
The Art League Houston
Rice University Media Center
The Woodlands Development Company

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - Photography Department
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Film Program
Sotheby’s New York, Photography Department - Denise Bethel
Asia Society Texas Center
Chinese Community Center
Houston Chinese Photographic Society
New World Museum – Armando Palacios and Cinda Ward
Houston Center for Photography
Williams Tower Gallery
Sally Sprout
Brookfield Properties – Allen Center
DiverseWorks Artspace
David and Catherine Miller
Curry Glassell
Mavis and Wendy Kelsey
Deborah Colton Gallery
Poissant Gallery
Lawndale Art Center
Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc.
The Samuels Foundation – Endowment Fund of the Jewish Community of Houston
The Wealth Group – Erie City Ironworks
Cita Cook
John E. Parerson

ART MEDIA PARTNERS
Art Asia Pacific
European Photography Magazine
Fotograf Magazine, International Magazine for Photography and Visual Culture
SPOT Magazine

MEETING PLACE PORTFOLIO REVIEW AND WORKSHOP SPONSORS
Hewlett-Packard
DoubleTree Hotel Houston Downtown
Continental Airlines


FINE PRINT AUCTION SPONSORS
Doubletree Hotel – Houston Downtown
42 Below Vodka
Sotheby’s, Inc.
Houston Press
KUHF 88.7 FM
Bering & James, Inc.
Gremillion Fine Art, Inc.

TABLE SPONSORS
Platinum
Karen Bering/ Lisa and Will Mathis
Charles Butt
Susie and Sanford Criner
Anonymous Donor
Wendy and Mavis Kelsey, Jr.
Sherry and Jim Kempner
Mary Lawrence Porter

Silver Gelatin
Stanford and Joan Alexander Foundation
Bering & James, Inc.
Claire and John Curtin/ Peter and Vicky Gregg
Curry Glassell
Anna and Lee Leonard
Robert and Meaghan Rubey/ Bonnie and Lee McMurtry
Meg and Nelson Murray/ Michael and Ceci Goldstone
Jane B. Owen
Werner Ayers, LLP

Technicolor
Raymona and Bill Bomar/ Erla and Harry Zuber
Katy and Michael Casey
John Cleary Gallery
Allan and Jenny Craig
Mike and Krista Dumas/ Greg and Lisa Spier
Eve France and Howard Maisel
John and Carola Herrin
Jenny and Jay Kempner
Laura Nolden
Sicardi Gallery
Alice Thomas
Ben and Marion Wilcox













Inter-Biennial Programs 2006-2007
Sponsors


The Brown Foundation, Inc., Houston
Houston Arts Alliance
The Wortham Foundation
Margaret Regan and Fletcher ThorneThomsen, Jr.
The FotoFest Board of Directors
HexaGroup
iLand Internet Solutions

GUANTANAMO
Pictures from Home. Questions of Justice.

Foreman, DeGeurin, and Nugent
Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP
Robertson & Anschutz, P.C.
John Roberson and John Blackmon
Melanie Gray and Mark L. D. Wawro
Heard, Robins, Cloud & Lubel LLP
Davis Cedillo & Mendoza, Inc. - Ricardo G. Cedillo
Cathy and Giorgio Borlenghi
Daniel Wolf, George Wolf Memorial Trust

Caddell and Chapman
David and Kathrine Miller
Marion and Benjamin Wilcox
James and Carolyn Robertson
Katherine and Clark Martin
William and Rosalie Hitchcock
Collyn Peddie
Continental Airlines
Carnes Ely LLP
Que Imaging, Inc.
KUHF 88.7FM

Special thanks to Joanne Edmundson, Edmundson Consulting.

FOTO
New Photography from Denmark

Royal Embassy of Denmark in the U.S.
Royal Danish Consulate in Houston
BG Fund Denmark
Maersk Inc.
Scan-Trans, Inc
Houston Label and Screen Print
Danish Inspirations

Reachmaster, Inc.
Preda Consulting
The Danish Immigrant Museum
Ocean Projects
Continental Airlines
DiverseWorks Artspace


City of Night

The Vargas Brothers Studio

Ture Focus Custom Photographic Services

Meeting Place FotoFest Beijing, China
China Hewlett Packard
China Photography Magazine
Mary Lawrence Porter


Native Sons

TALENT IN TEXAS

Spacetaker
Tito's Vodka
Larry Albert