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2016 City News Releases

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Sugar Land Participates in FotoFest’s 16th International Biennial

Sugar Land, TX - For the first time, Sugar Land is participating in FotoFest, an international biennial of photography and mixed media arts, taking place March 12 through April 24.

The FotoFest 2016 Biennial is FotoFest’s 16th consecutive international Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art. It is the first and longest running biennial of its kind in the United States and one of the largest photography events in the world. The FotoFest Biennials were started in 1986. The 2016 Biennial is showcased throughout Houston and the surrounding areas, including this year a significant presence in Sugar Land and Fort Bend County. There are 10 locations within Fort Bend County, four of which are located in Sugar Land and over 120 participating spaces overall.

The City of Sugar Land was central to the planning and coordination of four participating locations within Sugar Land, including: Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation; Sugar Land Heritage Foundation; Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land; and Sugar Land City Hall. Artists include Libbie Masterson, David Mortenson, Jim Olive and community photographers.

The community is invited to view these exhibitions throughout the run of FotoFest from March 12 through April 24. Public viewing hours are listed for each venue on the FotoFest website and Visit Sugar Land website.

To learn more about FotoFest 2016 biennial and participating space hours, visit or

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