Born 1951


EDUCATION

1974-76

Graduate Work toward MFA, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1973

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing/Printmaking Major, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1971

Associate of Arts Degree, Fine Arts Major, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA


TRAVEL

2016 - 2017

Independent study and research in Baja del Sur, Mexico

2009 - 2010

Independent study and research in Costa Rica, Argentina and Patagonia

1985 - ongoing:

Independent study and research in England, France, Germany, Italy, SpainMexico, & Costa Rica

1974-1975:

Independent study in Katmandu, Nepal.

1974:

Independent study and research in England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, and Switzerland.


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Eclipse: obscured memories, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Amended Mythologies, Solo Exhibition, SCAPE, Corona del Mar, CA

Purple Haze, group exhibition, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2014

Without Gravity, Solo Exhibition, Chiaroscuro @ Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2013

Friends and Family, a three person exhibition with Florence Pierce & Mala Breuer, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2012

Infinite Sequence 2, Two person exhibition with Chris Richter, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Holding LIght 4: 315 paintings, a site specific installation. ALCOVE 12.6: New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

Holding Light 02: 81 paintings, an installation. Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach CA

Infinite Sequence, Two person exhibition with Chris Richter, SCAPE, Corona del Mar, CA

2010

Ligatures and Kõan Boxes, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

Considered, Group Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Speak for the Trees, Group Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID & Seattle, WA , Book published by Marquand Books

2009

Kõan Boxes, Solo Exhibition, Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM

Ligatures & Kõan Boxes, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Ligatures & Kõan Boxes, Solo Exhibition, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2008

Ligatures, Solo Exhibition, SCAPE, Corona del Mar, CA

Gold, Group Exhibition, Linda Durham Contemporary Art

Stochastic II, Solo Exhibition, R Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2007

Stochastic, Solo Exhibition, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2006

Summer Moon, Solo Exhibition,, SCAPE, Corona del Mar, CA

2005

Moment of Inertia, Solo Exhibition, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

Winter Group Exhibition, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2004

Sustained Resonance, Two person exhibition, SCAPE, Corona del Mar, CA

Beneath the Surface, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

Beneath the Surface, Two person exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

Greek Contributions to Mankind – An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,

Group exhibition, United States Embassy, Athens, Greece - Catalogue,

Curator: Virginia Shore

2003

A Given Moment - Part 2, Two person exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Group exhibition, Jeannie Denholm – The Shed, Newport Beach, CA

Outside Within, Group Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2002

The Art Collection, Embassy of the United States of America, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

A Given Moment, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

Group Exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2001

Stream from the Clearing, Two person, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Group Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2000

Group exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Group exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999

Vestiges II, Solo Exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1998

Into the Clearing, Two person exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Group exhibition, The Romantic Landscape, Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

Vestiges, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

1997

The Dialogue Within, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

Setting Prayers on Fire, Solo Exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1996

Solo Exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Two Person Exhibition: w/ Lucy Brown, Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA, Curator: Jeannie Denholm

1995

Setting Prayers on Fire, Solo Exhibition, Zenith, Denver, CO, Curator: Kyle Belding

1994

Two Person Exhibition: w/ Peter Joseph, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Solo Exhibition, Jan Maiden Contemporary Art, Columbus, OH

1993

Two Person Exhibition,: w/ Holly Roberts, Jeannie Denholm Fine Art,

Newport Beach, CA

Solo Exhibition, Canyon Contemporary Art, Columbus, OH

1992

Perigrinari, Solo Exhibition, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1991

Ex Arcanum Locus, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

Group Exhibition, A Sense of Place, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1990

In Lucem Proferre, Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

Group Exhibition, Monotypes from Black Mesa Workshop, Lone Pine Gallery, Irvine, CA

Two Person Exhibition, Ritual Images/Ritual Objects, with Ann Mallory, Lone Pine Gallery, Irvine, CA

1989

Solo Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

1983

Solo Exhibition, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

1981

Solo Exhibition, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA



PUBLICATIONS

Holding Light, a catalogue documenting the work for an installation of paintings at the Laguna Art Museum, essay by Cyndi Conn, Publisher: Andrews Art Books, Santa Fe, NM, 2012


Speak for the Trees, Composed by Andria Friesen, publisher Marquand Books, Inc, Seattle, WA, 2009, (illus. In Lucem Proferre VIII, 1989-90, oil on canvas)


Sarah S. King, Lawrence Fodor – Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Art in America, National Reviews, October 2009 (illus: Ligature 12 Green/Blue-Green/Violet, oil/wax/alkyd on canvas)


Kõan Boxes, catalogue to accompany Lannan Foundation Exhibition, essay Timothy Rodgers Ph. D., Chief Curator, New Mexico Museum of Art, Publisher Lannan Foundation, Design Twin Palms Press, 2009


Hollis Walker, Larry Fodor – Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Art News, Reviews: National, November 2007 (illus: Stochastic – Gamma, 2007, oil/wax on canvas)


Hollis Walker, Triumph of Intuition, Albuquerque Journal, Santa Fe/North, August 31, 2007 (illus: Koan Yellow/Green, 2006-07, oil/wax on canvas)


Marcia Mayo, Editor, Greek Contributions to Mankind – An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, Catalogue to accompany exhibition, 2002, United States Art in Embassies Program exhibition, (illus: Pegasus One, oil/wax on canvas, 1999-2000)


Teri Thompson Randall, An Unscripted Dialog, Santa Fe New Mexican, September 7, 2001 (illus: Dragonfly, oil/wax on canvas)


Kathleen McCloud, Larry Fodor’s Continuing Process Dialogue, Santa Fe New Mexican, September 5, 1997 (illus: Setting Prayers on Fire #10, oil/wax on canvas)


Perrin Patterson, Artists to Watch in 1997, Santa Fean, Santa Fe, NM, May, 1997 (illus: Setting Prayers on Fire #4, oil/wax on canvas)


Suzanne Deats, Varied Artistic Approaches Reflect Gender Differences, Albuquerque Journal, September 15, 1994


PUBLIC and PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Modern Museum of Art, Forth Worth, Texas

Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM

Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

Embassy of the United States, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


AWARDS

City of Santa Fe Mayor’s Award for Excellency in the Arts 2014

Santa Fe Art Institute Residency - 2009, Santa Fe, NM




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