FotoFest “International Discoveries” Exhibition and related activities begin THURS October 25th

From the FotoFest Press release:

Fotofest International Discoveries: A Selection of Contemporary Artists from Around the World

Each year FotoFest creative directors visit festivals in France, Poland, Bratislava, Brazil, Portland and elsewhere around the world to meet artists and look at work. The International Discoveries exhibition is the product of these travels. Founders Wendy Watriss and Fred Baldwin, along with Exhibitions Coordinator Jennifer Ward chose nine artists for the exhibition, representing some of the best work they have encountered in their travels to Europe, South America and the United States.

The exhibition artists are Chan-Hyo Bae (South Korea), John Chervinsky (U.S.), Kelly Flynn (U.S.), Roberto Fernández Ibáñez (Uruguay), Jesús Jiménez (Mexico/London), Lydia Panas (U.S.), Przemyslaw Pokrycki (Poland), Diego Ranea (Argentina), and Alessandra Sanguinetti (Argentina).

The exhibition opens Thursday, October 25, 2007, 6-9pm with a reception at FotoFest Headquarters at Vine Street Studios, 1113 Vine St, Houston, Texas 77002. Artists Kelly Flynn, Roberto Fernández Ibáñez, Diego Ranea, and Lydia Panas will be in attendance.

FotoFest Portfolio Review with International Discoveries Artists at Houston Center for Photography
with Kelly Flynn, Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Ranea.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 7-9pm

Artists Kelly Flynn, Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Raneawill collectively review each participant’s portfolio. Participants should bring a completed portfolio to HCP for a 15 minute review.

Only 4 spaces are left. (Purchase tickets here)
HCP Member Price: $15.00/person
Non-Member Price: $20.00/person

Houston Center for Photography
1441 West Alabama
Houston, Texas

with Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Ranea
Saturday, October 27, 2007, 2pm

International Discoveries artist Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Ranea will speak about their work in the exhibition as well as other projects they are working on. FotoFest’s Saturday Matinee Artist Talks are always free and open to the public. The talks begin around 2pm and the public is invited to join the artists for questions and refreshments afterwards.
FotoFest Headquarters
1113 Vine Street
Houston, Texas

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