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Successes of the Meeting Place


The Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews are an important and integral part of the FotoFest Biennial. The Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews provide an opportunity for 450 artists to meet with over 150 national and international curators, publishers, gallerists, and photography industry leaders. The Meeting Place remains the most international and largest portfolio review program of its kind in the world.

Over the years, hundreds of artists and reviewers have sent letters and emails to FotoFest about the ways in which they have benefited through participation in the Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews. In 2008 FotoFest initiated and developed the Successes of the Meeting Place webpages as a way to highlight the many accomplishments. Listed below are some of the many valuable opportunities that have came about through the Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews.

For the Participating Artists Success Page, please click here.

"The Meeting Place is... an invaluable service to both photographers and reviewers."

Geoffrey Koslov
2014 Meeting Place Reviewer

FotoFest is dedicated to celebrating the successes of participating artists in the Meeting Place. This page is updated on a regular basis; if there are pending exhibitions, publications, or sales from the Meeting Place Portfolio Review please send notifications to  after these projects have been completed.

Ann Jastrab, Gallery Director, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA


The following artists were included in the exhibition The Visual Voice: New Photo Book Narratives:

Luis Delgado
Jose Diniz
Lydia Goldblatt
Toni Greaves
Lorena Guillen Vaschetti
Marcus Lyon
Diana Matar
Jana Romanova
Liz Steketee
Imrich Veber

February 05 - March 03, 2015

Lindsay Morris: You Are You, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

May 14 - June 19, 2015

Natan Dvir

Andreas Muller-Pohle, Publisher, European Photography, Berlin, Germany


The following were published in European Photography 97, "The Photographic Image"

Susan Barnett

Natan Dvir


David Drake, Director, Ffotogallery, Cardiff, Wales


Artists featured in the Diffusion Festival:
Melissa Moore
David Magnusson

October, 2015

Dan Dubowitz

Fabian Goncalves,  Exhibitions Coordinator, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C., VA


Fordlandia: The Lost City of Henry Ford, Dan Dubowitz, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC

March 11 - May 01, 2015

Peter Steinhauer

Selva Barni, Editor, Fantom Editions, Milan, Italy


Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photo de Fes, Les Villes Invisibles, featured Peter Steinhauer, Morocco

November 22 - December 15, 2014

Greta Pratt

Mark Sink, Director, Gallery Sink Consulting, Denver, CO


Natural Order, Lucas Foglia, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO

The following artists were included in The Reality of Fiction:
Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola: Meaning in Motion
Sarah Martin: Meeting Expectations
Rebecca Martinez: Pre-tenders
Emily Peacock: You, Me and Diane
Gretta Pratt: Nineteen Lincolns, The Wavers, Liberty

The following artists were included in The Big Picture:
F&D Cartier
Russell Joslin
Thomas Kellner
Ferit Kuyas
Emily Peacock
Corinne Vionnet
Curtis Wehfritz
Zelda Zinn

2011 - 2013

Thought Objects, Pavel Matela and Corinne Vionnet, RedLine, Denver, CO

March, 2011

Modern Uses of Alternative Processes, Curtis Wehfritz, RedLine, Denver, CO

April, 2011

Discoveries of the Houston FotoFest Meeting Place, RedLine, Denver, CO

March 4 - April 26, 2011

Youngho Kang

Hamidah Glasgow, Executive Director and Curator, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO


Youngho Kang | 99 Variations, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

March 06 - May 02, 2015

Max de Esteban

Ute Noll, Director, Photography Director, Du Magazin and On Photography & Illustration, Stuttgart, Germany


Propositions, Max de Esteban, Uno Art Space, Stutt

July, 2013

Max de Esteban, Darmstadter Tag der Fotografie


Max de Esteban: The passage of time, Deutsche Technikmuseum, Berlin, Germany

July, 2013

Eyemazing Editions

Susan Zadeh, Director, Eyemazing Editions, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands


Obsolete, by Zelda Zinn published in Eyemazing Editions Annual Pictorial 2014

Daniel Traub

Alexa Becker, Acquisitions Editor, Kehrer Verlag


North Philadelphia, by Daniel Traub, was published by Kehrer Verlag.

Lindsay Morris

Harris Fogel, Director, Sol Mednick Gallery and Gallery 1401, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA


Lindsay Morris: You Are You, Avenue Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

April 28 - May 10, 2014

Tony Mendoza

Eric J. Keller, Director, Soulcather Studio, Santa Fe, NM


The following artists were included in the exhibition 20 Minutes in Houston at Soulcatcher Studio:
Tara Bogart
Dan Bronson
Benjamin Dimmitt
Yorgos Efthymiadis
Roberto Falck
Tracey Freeman
Toni Greaves
Betsey Hansell
Jeff Heger
Mijo Kajioka
Susan Keiser
Salvatore Lopes
Jim Lustenader
Tony Mendoza
Bruce Morton
Cheryle St. Onge
David Pace
Katka Prackova
Tamara Reynolds
R. Jack Ridley
Traer Scott
Sara Terry
Jeremy Underwood
Archana Vikram

Robert Harding Pittman

Kathleen Clark, Director, Spot Photo Works, Los Angeles, CA


Robert Harding Pittman is being represented by Spot Photo Works

Liz Calvi

David Bram, Editor, Fraction Magazine, Albuquerque, NM


The following artists were published in Issue 61 of Fraction Magazine:
Lost Boys by Liz Calvi
Male Sport by Sophie Kirchner
BRIC and EXODUS by Marcus Lyon

April, 2014


Fraction of a Second: A Multi-site Exhibition, 516 Arts and UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

June 5 - August 8, 2015

Theo Anderson

Howard Bossen, Adjunct Photography Curator, Michigan State University Museum, East Landing, MI


Acquisition of the following artists books for the Special Collections of Michigan State University:
Arbus and Last Date by Theo Anderson
Carpoolers by Alejandro Cartagena
Cuentos Chinos Attributed to Dr. Achoo by Luis Delgado
Between Fire/Smoke by Jane Fulton Alt
Evidence by Diana Matar


Diana Matar was invited to present, Evidence: Photography and Political Disappearance, a public artist lecture with seminars and discussion with students in the School of Journalism, Globe Arts and Humanities, Muslim Studies, African Studies, and Peace and Justice Studies at Michigan State University

September, 2014

Natan Dvir was invited to present a week-long series of lectures, seminars, and informal meetings with students at Michigan State University. The series Co-sponsored by the School of Journalism, MSU Museum, Jewish Studies, Muslim Studies, Religious Studies, Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, Peace and Justice Studies, and the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives' Project 60/50. 

October, 2014


Natan Dvir, Eighteen, Brody Hall, Michigan State University Museum

October, 2014

Natan Dvir, Eighteen, Detroit Center, Michigan State University

June 1 - September 30, 2015

The following artists are included in Seeing China: Photographic Views and Viewpoints(January 19 - August 30, 2015) at the Michigan State University Museum:
Luis Delgado

Philipp Scholz Rittermann

Fredrick Marsh
Brad Temkin

Laurie Lambrecht

Jana Romanova

Gisela Parak, Director, Photomuseum Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany


Jana Romanova: The Alphabet of Shared Words, at the Photomuseum Braunshweig

December 3, 2014 - March 5, 2015

Francine Fleischer

Alyssa Coppelman, Independent Photo Editor


The following artists were published in the "Findings" section of Harper's Magazine:
Francine Fleischer - July 2014 Issue
Jane Fulton Alt - October 2014 Issue
Shilo Group - July 2015 Issue

Galina Kurlat published in the Summer 2015 issue of Oxford American Magazine

Bastienne Schmidt's work published in the second quarterly issue of Mockingbird Magazine


The following photographers were profiled on Feature Shoot:
Wyatt Gallery
Natan Dvir
Francine Fleischer
Jon Tonks
Peter Steinhauer
David Magnusson
Nancy Newberry

Marcus Lyon was featured online on - January 19, 2015

David Magnusson

MaryAnn Camilleri, Founder, The Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Canada


David Magnusson: Purity, featured in Lenscratch

April 12, 2014


David Magnusson featured at the Flash Forward Festival Boston

Spring, 2015


Wait Watchers, by Haley Morris-Cafiero will be published

Fall, 2015


Book launch and exhibition of Haley Morris-Cafiero's, Wait Watchers series at the Griffin Museum of Photography during the Flash Forward Festival, Boston

Spring, 2016


Maxine Helfman

Xavier Soule, President and Director, Agence VU' - Abvent Group, Paris, France


Elaine Ling & Maxine Helfman, Seen at FotoFest 2014, VU' La Galerie
June, 27 - September 6, 2014

Leonora Hamill

Bevin Bering Dubrowski, Executive Director, Houston Center for Photography and Editor-in-Chief, Spot Magazine


Leonora Hamill featured in Spot Magazine

Fall 2014 Issue

Brandon Thibodeaux

Anna Gripp, Editor, PHOTONEWS Newspaper for Photography, Hamburg, Germany


Haley Morris-Cafiero and Emily Peacock were selected for the exhibition, I-Photographic Self-Portraits of Women, Germany


The Following Artists Were Published in PHOTONEWS:

- Susan A. Barnett, Not in Your Face (May 2014)

- Max Kellenberger, What We Carry (May 2014)

- Brandon Thibodeaux, When Morning Comes (May 2014)

- Natan Dvir, Coming Soon (May 2014)

- Rhea Karam, Breathing Walls (May 2014)

- Mariela Sancrai, Moises (May 2014)

- Manjari Sharma (June 2014)

- Alejandro Almaraz (July 2014)

Carolle Benitah

Ellen Harris, Independent Curator and Collector, New York, NY


-Katy Martin

-Marcela Taboada

-Maxine Helfman

-Carolle Benitah: work to be presented for possible acquisition to a collections committee

Diana Matar

Karen Irvine, Curator and Associate Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL


Evidence, by Diana Matar purchased for the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago

Robert Harding Pittman

Jeff Moorfoot, Creative Director, Ballarat International Foto Biennale and Editor, BETA-developments in photography


Daniel Coburn invited to Ballarat Foto 2015


Artists featured in issue 09 of BETA-developments in photography:

- Susan Burnstine

- Kevin Horan

- Robert Harding Pittman

Artists featured in issue 10 of BETA-developments in photography:

- Christa Blackwood

- Juliette Conroy

- F & D Cartier

Traer Scott

Brian Clamp, Director, ClampArt,New York, NY

Work by Traer Scott and Michael Crouser now available at ClampArt, NYC


Sang Hyuk Yoon

Joanne Junga Yang, Director and Curator, Y&G Art, Seoul, South Korea


Proposition One: Only the ephemeral, Max de Esteban, Gallery NOW, Seoul, South Korea

May 14 - 27, 2014 



Artists featured in PhotoDot Magazine:

- Dina Litovsky, Fashion Lust, June 2014 Issue

- Peter Steinhauer, Singapore Number Blocks, July 2014 Issue

- Sang Hyuk Yoon, Anxiety, July 2014 Issue

Marcus Lyon

Joaquim Paiva, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil


Artworks acquired from the following:

- Shilo-Group

- Nikolay Kulebyakin

- Oleg Videnin

- Mariela Sancari

- Scott B. Davis

- Marcus Lyon

- Max Kellenberger

Francois Laxalt

Frazier King, Private Collector, Houston, TX


Artworks acquired from the following:

- Francois Laxalt, a selection of 4 prints from the M.Y.O.P.E. series

- Gabriela Kolcavova, a selection of 5 prints from the Kamala River series

- Ryuten Paul Rosenblum, one print from the Horizontal series; one print from the Japan: Temple Walls series

Bastienne Schmidt

Pavel Banka, Editor-in-Cheif, FOTOGRAF Magazine


Artists published in FOTOGRAF Magazine:

- Bastienne Schmidt

- Michael Borek

Ira Lombardia

Nela Eggenberger, Cheif Editor, EIKON Magazine, Vienna, Austria


Ira Lombardia, Issue #86, EIKON Magazine

May, 2014 Issue

F&D Cartier, Issue #87, EIKON Magazine
June, 2014 Issue

Elaine Ling

Juan Alberto Gaviria V., Director, Paul Bardwell Contemporary Gallery, Medellin, Columbia


Artists invited to take part in ZOOMLAB-2:

- John Chakeres: workshop on digital abstraction and texture; exhibition of Challenger series

- Elaine Ling: exhibition of San Augustin Gold series.
- Matthew O'Brien: book launch and workshop presentation

FotoFest is dedicated to celebrating the successes of participating artists in the Meeting Place. We update these pages on a regular basis; if there are pending exhibitions, publications, or sales from the 2014 Meeting Place please notify us after these projects have been completed. Email your updates to
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