FotoFest Home

 

 

 

Bookmark and Share
2012 Meeting Place - Reviewer Jens Friis (Denmark) [left], and artist Jaime Permuth (USA) [right]

 

The Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews are an important and integral part of the FotoFest Biennial, bringing together over 500 international artists and more than 160 international art professionals for one-on-one meetings over the course of three weeks. The FotoFest Biennial is the largest event of its kind in the world.

Over the years, hundreds of artists and reviewers have sent letters and emails to us about the ways they have benefited and advanced their careers through participation in FotoFest programs. Since 2008, we have asked artists to share these stories in a more formal way. To publicize these stories, we initiated and developed a web page, Successes of the Meeting Place.

Since then, hundred of artists and reviewers have contacted us with news of international exhibitions, publications, sales and institutional acquisitions initiated at FotoFest. 

Below are Artist Reports we've received to date.
For Reviewer Reports, please click here.


In today's portfolio review scene Meeting Place is unique. It offers an intense experience in a very effective setting. Only opportunity to meet so many reviewers and peers at once. No other review event gives the same potential.

Ferit Kuyas, Artist
2012 Meeting Place Registrant


With the portfolio review, FotoFest does four public Evenings with the Artists - public open portfolio nights, attended by over 700 people. The events provide participating artists with the opportunity to sell their prints and books directly to collectors.

Each Biennial, FotoFest does a Discoveries of the Meeting Place exhibit showcasing work by ten artists selected by reviewers from the previous Biennial Meeting Place. The Discoveries exhibition often travels to other international venues after FotoFest. Between Biennials, FotoFest hosts an exhibition highlighting the work of artists discovered by FotoFest curators at events around the world - International Discoveries.

We are waiting for more of your stories! If you were able to arrange an exhibition, publication, or purchase of your work as a result of your participation in FotoFest, please send your success stories to meeting@fotofest.org so we can celebrate your successes here.  We regularly update these pages. If you have exhibitions, publications, or sales still pending, please send us an email with images once your projects are finalized.  


 

 

Gesche Würfel (New York, New York)
2012 Meeting Place

 
 
PUBLICATION
Schilt Publishing will publish Basement Sanctuaries a part of the Grey Matters series with an introduction wrriten by Exhibitions Coordinator at the Art Museum of the Americas Fabian Goncalves Borrega.

EXHIBITION
Sam Barzilay curated Basement Sanctuaries at Field Projects, New York City. October 2012.

EXHIBITION
Basement Sanctuaries will be exhibited at Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR on September 2014.


Robert Pittman (Madrid, Spain)
2012 Meeting Place

 


PUBLICATIONS

Anonymization - The global proliferation of urban
sprawl
published by Kehrer Verlag. 2012

Published portfolio of Anonymization in Newsweek Japan.
May 16, 2012


 

Jaime Permuth (New York, New York)
2012 Meeting Place

 
EXHIBITIONS
On Labor: A Visual Dialogue
Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC
November 7, 2012- January 2, 2013

Curator's Choice
Ryugaheon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
May 21, 2013- June 2, 2013


 

Hillebrand+Magsamen(Houston, Texas)
2012 Meeting Place

 

 

EXHIBITIONS
House/hold
Bluesky Gallery, Portland, Oregon
January 3, 2013- February 3, 2013

Solo Exhibition (Upcoming)
Gallerie Steph, Distripark, Singapore
September, 2013


"I think FotoFest tries harder than most to select reviewers who are in a position to do something for photographers."

Mary Parisi, Artist
2012 Meeting Place Registrant


 


 

Patricia Lay-Dorsey (Detroit, Michigan)
2012 Meeting Place

 
 


PUBLICATIONS
Portfolio: Patricia Lay-Dorsey, Falling Into Place: Self-Portrait published in Fototazo, April 24, 2012.

PDN Photo of the Day published in PDN, April 30, 2012.

Falling Into Place, Photographs by Patricia Lay-Dorsey
article published in Newsweek Japan. August 1, 2012

Letter of Agreement with Ffotogallery (Cardiff, Wales) to publish and distribute the book, Falling Into Place: self portraits, in 2013.

EXHIBITIONS
Falling Into Place
Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
January 7, 2013- March 3, 2013

Falling Into Place: self portraits
Fovea Exhibitions, Beacon, NY
April 13, 2013- July 7, 2013

 


 
Beth Lilly (Atlanta, Georgia)
2012 Meeting Place


EXHIBITION
Oracle
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado
August 31, 2012- October 27, 2013


Meriela Sancari (Mexico City, Mexico)
2012 Meeting Place

 

EXHIBITIONS
The two headed horse
La FotoGaleria del Teatro San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
May, 2013

The two headed horse
Casa Escorza, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
2013

The two headed horse
Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana, Mexico City, Mexico
2012

PUBLICATIONS
FotoFest Standouts, The two headed horse series mentioned by Chantel Paul, curatorial assistant at MOPA. Published in PDNPulse.
April 17, 2012.

Published in Issue #54 of F-Stop Magazine for the Latin American Issue in collaboration with fototazo.
August 2012/September 2012.

 


 
Susan Goldstein (Denver, Colorado)
2012 Meeting Place
 
ACQUISITION
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston purchased Battlefield and A Time of Innocence, for the permanent collection. 2012

Five images from The New American West, are now a part of The Joaquim Paiva Collection at the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janerio, Brazil. 2008-2012

PH Neutro Gallery, Italy purchased one image from the series Poli Vesture. 2012

EXHIBITIONS
Images from the ELEMENTS series, were accepted for the slide show night at the Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California in conjunction with their exhibit, Digital Darkroom. December 17, 2011- May 28, 2012

PUBLICATIONS
Amy Miller from Atlanta Celebrates Photography wrote about The New American West. March 29, 2012


 

Max de Esteban (Barcelona, Spain)
2012 Meeting Place

 


EXHIBITIONS
Elegies of Manumission
Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia
July 4, 2012- September 1, 2012

Proposition One
Encuentros Abiertos Festival de la Luz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
August 6, 2012- September 7, 2012

Elegies of Manumission
FotoQuartier Gallery, Vienna, Austria
February 18, 2013-February 28, 2013

PUBLICATIONS
Artvas/The Photo Magazine published Elegies of Manumission and theVertige series. 2012

Photographie published a long feature on the Proposition One series reviewed by Ute Noll. 2012


 

Elizabeth Kleinveld (New Orleans, Louisiana)
2010 Meeting Place

 
EXHIBITION
For the Love of Art
PH NEUTRO, Verona, Italy
Opening: October 18, 2012

 

Michael Crouser(Minneapolis, Minnesota & Brooklyn, New York)
2012 Meeting Place

 

EXHIBITIONS
Michael Crouser: Dog Run
University of Main Museum of Art, Bangor, Maine
January 18, 2013- March 21, 2013

Los Toros
Festival de la Luz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Opening Reception: August 7, 2012

ACQUISITIONS
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston purchased two prints.
2012

Two prints sold to private collectors.
2012


 

Chuck Fritsch & Cindy Walpole
2012 Meeting Place

 


REPRESENTATION
Lumiere Brothers Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2013


Kent Krugh (Fairfield, Ohio)
2012 Meeting Place

 
 

EXHIBITIONS
ZOOMFEST 2013
Library Park, Municipality of Medellin, Colombia

ZOOMFEST 2013
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Centro Colombo Americano of Medellin, Colombia

WORKSHOPS
ZOOMLAB 2013
Colombo Americano Medellin and Carlos E. Restrepo Auditorium, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia.
Artist talks, Lectures, and Workshops in conjunction with Colegiatura Colombiana del Diseño, Fundacio Universitaria de Bellas Artes.


 

F&D Cartier (Biel/Bienne, Switzerland)
2012 Meeting Place

 
EXHIBITIONS
wait and see / roses / veni etiam
hous projects, New York, New York
February 21, 2013-April 13, 2013

wait and see / roses / veni etiam
ANZENBERGERGALLERY, Vienna, Austria
May 1, 2013

f&d Cartier - Wait and See: A Retrospective
ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK
June 22, 2103- July 27, 2013


 

Frank White (Houston, Texas)
2012 Meeting Place

 
PUBLICATION
Panopticon Gallery: Emerging Artist

Panopticon Gallery Newsletter, Boston, Massachusetts
April, 2012

REPRESENTATION
Panopticon Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts


 
Gilles Perrin (Paris, France)
 


RESIDENCIES
Memories

Centro de Artes, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
2013

EXHIBITIONS
Paysages Humains
Museu da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
2012


 

Frank Yamrus (San Francisco, California)
2012 Meeting Place

 


EXHIBITION
I Feel Lucky
RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, California
September 12- October 13, 2013

BOOK SIGNING
RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco California
September 12, 2013


Wendy Paton (New Jersey/New York)
2012 Meeting Place

 
 


EXHIBITION
Visages de Nuit
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow, Russia
September 4- October 21, 2012

BOOK SIGNING
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography
September 5, 2012


Curtis Wehrfritz (Toronto, Canada)
2012 Meeting Place

 
 

EXHIBITION
Was chosen to have his image represent the Month of Photography in Denver, Colorado.

Exhibiting several pieces during the Month of Photography in a group show.

AQUISITIONS
Anne Tucker purchsed work for The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.  

A European curator purchased work for his private collection.


"The connections I was able to cultivate have been unique and spectacular. There is no more concentrated way to showcase my work to people in a short amount of time. It has directly given me exhibition opportunities for my work."