Houston’s Museum’s & Cultural Institutions Unite to Embrace & Participate in HFAF

June 23, 2015 in Press, Press Releases

HFAFPress Release | June 9, 2015
5th edition of HFAF serves as city-wide celebration of the visual arts in Houston as it kicks off Fall season.

In celebration of the 5th edition, many of the local art institutions are participating with displays as well as exhibiting at the HFAF. The Fair is being held at NRG Center, Sept 9-12, 2015. In total, over 60 Texas based art institutions will be Read the rest of this entry →

4th Annual HFAF Record Attendance + International Art Selection

November 25, 2014 in Press, Press Releases

Matthew Taylor at the VIP preview party for the Houston Fine Art Fair, held at NRG Center on Thursday. The party benefited Asia Society Texas Center. Photo By Dave Rossman/For the Chronicle

Matthew Taylor at the VIP preview party for the Houston Fine Art Fair, held at NRG Center on Thursday. The party benefited Asia Society Texas Center. Photo By Dave Rossman/For the Chronicle

Press Release | September 23, 2014
4th Annual HFAF presented selection of important contemporary art from around the world while paying homage to Houston’s 50-year art history.

Record setting attendance Opening Night benefiting the Asia Society Texas Center scores sales for art dealers

HFAF 2014 was specifically designed to meet the collecting trends of this multicultural city. Over 1,000 significant works of art, by 300 respected artists were presented by 55 contemporary galleries plus seven cutting-edge installations, all available for acquisition. Read the rest of this entry →

Celebrating Houston as an Arts Mecca

September 3, 2014 in Press, Press Releases

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By Neil Williams, Untitled, c. 1961-62, Oil on canavs 69 x 83 inches

Press Release | September 3, 2014
4th Annual HFAF Presenting Houston’s largest selection of important contemporary art from around the world.

Presenting a Global Art Fair for a Multi-Cultural City.

HFAF is specifically designed to meet the collecting trends of this multicultural city. Over 60 exhibits presented by 55 contemporary galleries plus six cutting-edge installations will be on display at this year’s edition of the Fair. Gallerists and artists are traveling from 17 countries including Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Columba, Venezuela, Cuba, Canada, UK, Egypt, Israel, Hungary, The Netherlands, France, China, Japan, and Korea and across the US. Read the rest of this entry →

Collectors and Select Art Dealers Gather in Dallas

July 1, 2014 in Press, Press Releases

Dallas party 2014Press Release | July 1, 2014
The Houston Fine Art Fair recently hosted a reception in Dallas for an intimate group of the city’s collectors and select art dealers, in the famed Zodiac Room in Neiman Marcus, Downtown. This event was part of HFAF’s statewide promotion to invite the region’s most avid art collectors and patrons to Houston to witness the fourth edition of the fair and experience the stellar lineup of VIP events.

Guests were greeted warmly by Dallas/Houston arts patron Deborah M. Colton, who is serving as the 2014 HFAF Chairperson. HFAF Executive Director Rick Friedman announced programming plans for the 4th edition at Reliant Center on Sept.18-21. Already, advanced registration is nearly 5,000 art lovers, a company record for advanced sales any of its five fairs nationwide. Read the rest of this entry →

Capacity Turnout Celebrates the Launch of HFAF 2014

June 5, 2014 in Press, Press Releases

hfaf 14 launch partyPress Release | June 5, 2014
On Thursday, May 29, 2014, an ebullient and packed turnout of over 300 of Houston’s most renowned and respected art collectors, patrons, philanthropists and civic and business leaders converged at the elegant Asia Society Texas Center to celebrate the launch of HFAF 2014. The reception officially unveiled upcoming plans for the 4th edition, which will be held at Reliant Center, Sept 18-21. Read the rest of this entry →

Mark Your Calendar for The City’s Art Fair

May 20, 2014 in Press, Press Releases

hfaf2014-designPress Release | May 20, 2014
Fourth Annual HFAF Braces for Record Year

Attendance and Sales Expected to Increase with Expanded Outreach

The globally-driven 4th annual Houston Fine Art Fair will return to the Reliant Center on September 18-21, 2014. HFAF is held the third weekend in September annually and has continuously grown its audience and impact on the city with each edition. Marketing will reach the affluent suburbs of Sugar Land, Katy, Kingwood and The Woodlands, in efforts to surpass 2013’s attendance record of 13,500. Last year, 83 renowned galleries from 14 countries exhibited contemporary art from all corners of the world, making HFAF one of the most international art fairs in America. Read the rest of this entry →

2014 Houston Fine Art Fair LAUNCH PARTY

May 19, 2014 in Press, Press Releases

Launch Party 2014Press Release | May 19, 2014
Presented by the Houston Fine Art Fair
& The HFAF Steering Committee

 

 

Thursday May 29th
5:30PM – 7:30PM
By Invitation Read the rest of this entry →

4th Edition Houston Fine Art Fair to Return September 18-21, 2014

October 15, 2013 in Press Releases

hf13-walkPress Release | Oct 15, 2013
Fueled by Record Breaking Attendance
& Robust Onsite & Post Show Art Sales in 2013

The globally driven 4th annual Houston Fine Art Fair will expand in 2014 to the largest entertainment center in Texas, the spectacular Reliant Center, which served as the popular site of the 2012 edition. This 350 acre entertainment complex, consisting of Reliant Center, Reliant Area, Reliant Stadium and Reliant Astrodome, hosts an amazing 750 events annually, including many of the most popular sports, concert, consumer/family/trade shows in the state of Texas. Read the rest of this entry →

The Southwest’s Largest Fine Art Fair Celebrates its Third Anniversary

September 24, 2013 in Press Releases

hf13Press Release | Sep 24, 2013
Breaks Attendance Records with Strong Sales

(Houston, TX) The organizers of the 3rd Annual Houston Fine Art Fair are pleased to announce results from the 2013 fair that took place from September 19th to September 22nd at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center.

Opening night Thursday saw a record 3,300 visitors and sales of work by numerous artists including Eric Forstmann, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, and Korean artist Kim Yong Joong one of the more than 150 Korean artists on display. Read the rest of this entry →

Returning to George R. Brown Convention Center

August 26, 2013 in Press Releases

Luis Tomasello, Objet plastique No 854, 2006, acrylic on wood, 37.4 x 37.4 x 3.1 in / 95 x 95 8 cm

Luis Tomasello, Objet plastique No 854, 2006, acrylic on wood, 37.4 x 37.4 x 3.1 in / 95 x 95 8 cm

Press Release | Aug 26, 2013
The third annual Houston Fine Art Fair (HFAF) will move to the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB), the site of its inception in 2011. Moving back to GRB is expected to stimulate more fairgoer participation from large corporations nearby. Read the rest of this entry →

Houston Fine Art Fair Meets Collecting Needs of Diverse Population

August 21, 2013 in Press Releases

Houston Fine Art Fair Goes International in 2013 to Meet Collecting Needs of Houston’s Diverse Population

The third annual Houston Fine Art Fair is a globally driven event from Sept. 19-22, 2013 at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center. Houston is the 4th largest city in America and is well known for its diversity in population, which is reflected in its art collecting trends. Read the rest of this entry →

A Global Fair for an International City

August 20, 2013 in Press Releases

Texas Art Fair Amazes

Photo by Carla Soriano

Houston, TX (August 19, 2013) – The third annual Houston Fine Art Fair will once again assemble leading galleries from across the United States, Latin America and Europe Sept 19-22, 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Eighty-four galleries representing approximately 12 countries and 34 cities have established the Houston Fine Art Fair (HFAF) as the largest in the Southwest Region. Read the rest of this entry →

3rd Annual Houston Fine Art Fair To Return September 19-22, 2013

February 3, 2013 in Press Releases

Houston Art ShowHouston Fine Art Fair Moves to the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston

HFAF Established Itself as the Premiere Art Event in the South/Southwestern Region

The third annual HFAF will move to the George R. Brown Convention Center, the site of its inception in 2011. Moving back to GRB, a more central downtown location than last year’s Reliant Center, is expected to stimulate more fair attendee participation from scores of nearby large corporations. Read the rest of this entry →

Houston Fine Art Exceeds Expectations

October 3, 2012 in In The News, Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Houston Art FairHOUSTON FINE ART FAIR EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS
12,000 Attended ∙ Millions of Dollars Changed Hands

HOUSTON, TX (September 20, 2012) –The second annual Houston Fine Art Fair (HFAF) exceeded expectations with more than 12,000 people attending Sept. 13-16, 2012 at Reliant Center. Opening Night alone garnered 3,000 visitors and benefitted The Core Program of the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

More than 2,000 works, from 500 respected artists, were offered from 80 galleries representing 12 countries and 34 cities, thus establishing this Fair as the largest in the Southwest Region. World-renowned collectors, curators and art patrons, from the experienced to the novice, culled through the array of paintings, drawings, print editions, installations, sculpture, and photography. Attendees and exhibitors alike buzzed about the new location’s smart layout of open aisles and dramatic 12-foot high walls. Read the rest of this entry →

Galleries Representing 10 Countries & 24 Cities Converge at Reliant Center

July 11, 2012 in Press Releases

HOUSTON FINE ART FAIR SEPT. 14 – 16, 2012
Galleries Representing 10 Countries and 24 Cities to Converge at Reliant Center

Reliant Center International Art FairHOUSTON, TX (July 11, 2012) –The second annual Houston Fine Art Fair will assemble leading galleries from across the United States, Latin America and Europe Sept. 14 -16, 2012 at Houston’s Reliant Center. More than 65 galleries, representing approximately 10 countries and 24 cities, have established the Houston Fine Art Fair (HFAF) as the largest in the Southwest Region. Read the rest of this entry →