FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
THE ASSEMBLY Photography from Houston’s Galleries
JANUARY 9 – MARCH 9, 2019
FOTOFEST AT SILVER STREET STUDIOS
2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007
EXHIBITION RECEPTION: January 24, 2019, 6-8pm
HOUSTON, TEXAS – January 14, 2019 – FotoFest presents THE ASSEMBLY, a new exhibition highlighting high-quality photography and video represented by a selection of the city’s contemporary fine art galleries, January 24 – March 9, 2019, at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007.
Katja Loher (Switzerland/USA), Richard Tuschman (Poland/USA) – ANYA TISH GALLERY Renate Aller (Germany/USA), Keith Carter (USA), S. Gayle Stevens (USA) – CATHERINE COUTURIER GALLERY Jan Rattia (Venezuela/USA) – CINDY LISICA GALLERY
Frank Rodick (Canada), Olga Tobreluts (Russia) – DEBORAH COLTON GALLERY
Paul-André Larocque (Canada), Claire Rosen (USA) – FOTO RELEVANCE Amy Blakemore (USA), Edgar Leciejewski (Germany), Linarejos Moreno (Spain), Demetrius Oliver (USA), Dario Robleto (USA) – INMAN GALLERY Emily Peacock (USA) – JONATHAN HOPSON GALLERY
Debra Barrera (USA), William Christenberry (USA), Dornith Doherty (USA) – MOODY GALLERY Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Liliana Porter (Argentina/USA) – SICARDI | AYERS | BACINO
Lee Friedlander (USA), William Wegman (USA) – TEXAS GALLERY
The Assembly: Photography from Houston’s Galleries opens Thursday, January 24, 2019,
6-8pm with a reception at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, Texas 77007. Representatives of the galleries and several of the local artists will attend the reception. Refreshments are provided by Saint Arnold Brewing Company and Total Wine & More. The exhibition is on view Wednesdays – Saturdays, 11am-5pm, through March 9, 2019. Admission to the exhibition, the opening reception, and public programs is free and open to the public. Private tours and viewings outside of normal gallery hours may be arranged by contacting FotoFest at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 713.223.5522 ext 19. A series of public programs including artist talks, book signings and panel discussions are scheduled throughout February that will showcase the artists and dealers. Dates and details of the programs will be announced online and via social media as they are confirmed. The Assembly is organzied by FotoFest Associate Curator Jennifer Ward, with Executive Director Steven Evans.
ABOUT FOTOFEST INTERNATIONAL Founded in 1983, FotoFest International was established to promote international awareness of museum-quality photo-based art from around the world. FotoFest is a non-profit photographic arts and education organization based in Houston, Texas. The first FotoFest Biennial was held
in 1986. It is the first and longest running photographic arts festival in the United States. It is considered one of the leading international photography Biennials in the world. As an international platform for serious photographic arts exhibitions, the FotoFest Biennial has become known as a showcase for the discovery and presentation of important new work and new talent from around the world. The Biennial takes place citywide in Houston with participation from the leading art museums, art galleries, non-profit art spaces, universities and civic spaces. The Biennial has an audience of 275,000 people from 34 countries. This audience includes a select group of 150 museum curators, gallerists, publishers, editors, photography collectors, directors of non-profit art spaces and international festivals from Asia, Europe, Latin America, Canada and the United States.