Vernon Fisher

(American, born 1943)

death valley by vernon fisher

Vernon Fisher

Death Valley, 2012

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krazy by vernon fisher

Vernon Fisher

Krazy, 2012

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sea of despair by vernon fisher

Vernon Fisher

Sea of Despair, 2012

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starry night by vernon fisher

Vernon Fisher

Starry Night, 2013

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the picture of my perfect life by vernon fisher

Vernon Fisher

The Picture of My Perfect Life, 2012

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tipping over into grace by vernon fisher

Vernon Fisher

Tipping Over Into Grace, 2012

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we don’t go anywhere anymore by vernon fisher

Vernon Fisher

We Don’t Go Anywhere Anymore, 2013

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Biography

Timeline

1943
Born in Fort Worth, TX
1967 - 1968
University Fellow in Art, University of Illinois
1967
BA, Hardin-Simmons University Abilene, TX
1968 - 1969
University Fellow in Art, University of Illinois
1969 - 1978
Associate Professor of Art, Austin College, Sherman, TX
1969
MFA, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, IL
1974 - 1975
NEA Individual Artist's Fellowship
1978 - present
Regents Professor of Art, Univ. of North Texas Denton, TX
1980 - 1981
NEA Individual Artist's Fellowship
1981 - 1982
NEA Individual Artist's Fellowship

Exhibitions

2013
New Work, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA (solo)
2011
Kunsthalle macht Schule, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
2010
Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX (solo)
Solo exhibition, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, Korea
2009
Trouble in Paradise at the Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Seomi & Tuus Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2008
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2007
Vernon Fisher: Two Decades of Prints and Drawings, Landfall Press Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
2006
Misleading Trails, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
North American Birds, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2005
American Tragedy, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
A Summer Group, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Masters of Illusion: 150 years of Trompe L'Oeil in America, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI
Artist Interrogate: Race and Identity, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee
Notes For a New Novel, The University of Alabama Sarah Moody Gallery, Tuscaloosa, AL (solo)
2004
Brainiac, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX (solo)
Vernon Fisher 1977-82, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Misleading Trails, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China: travels to:NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; University Art Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX; Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Vanderbilt University Art Gallery, Nashville, TN; Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD
Vernon Fisher 1977-82, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Waterworld, Southbend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
There, there, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
A Sharp Eye: An Art Dealer’s 40 Year Journey, Evanston Art Center, IL
2003
Beyond the Academy: Encouraging New Talent from Texas, Arthouse, Austin, TX
The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX
Brainiac, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
David Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
Vernon Fisher: Brainiac, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX (solo)

Literature

2004
Frank, Peter. “Vernon Fisher.” L.A. Weekly, March 3-9.
Anthony, Elise. “Top 10 Dallas-Fort Worth Artists,” Dallas Home Design, June: 42.
Hurt, Cindy. “Vernon Fisher: Brainiac,” Artl!ies, Winter: 75.
2003
Kutner, Janet. “Fisher’s stream of consciousness...”, Dallas Morning News, Nov. 5, 2003.
2002
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. “Tight ‘Time/Frame’ Clocks in with a Winner,” Austin-American-Statesman, May 23.
Duganne, Erina. “Layering Time,” The Austin Chronicle, Jan. 25.
Frank, Peter. “Vernon Fisher,” LA Weekly, May 3-9.
Parnass, Larry. “Momentary losses of cerebral coordination,” Daily Hampshire Gazette, March 21.
2000
Colpitt, Frances. “Vernon fisher at the Glassell School of Art.” Art in America, June: 131-132.
Kutner, Janet. “Riddles,” The Dallas Morning News, Ap. 29.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “Opening Up His Files,” Houston Press, March 2, 2000.
Rees, Christina. “Biting Back,” Dallas Observer, Feb. 10.
“Feeling the Slow Surrender of Your Mind,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 21.
Johnson, Patricia. “Exhibit Makes a Visual Connection,” Houston Chronicle, Feb. 23.