Celebrating Houston as an Arts Mecca

September 3, 2014 in Press, Press Releases


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
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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 →