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Loren Wakefield Madsen, American sculptor. National Endowment for Arts grantee, 1975-1976, 1980-1981; Pollock-Krasner grantee, 2004.


Madsen, Loren Wakefield was born on March 29, 1943 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Roy Sondergaard and Kathryn O. (Finerty) Madsen.


Student, Reed College, Portland, 1961-1963; Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966; Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970.


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    • One-man shows include Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, 1973, 74, McKee Gallery, New York City, 1976, 77, 82, 84, 86, 90, 92, 96, 98, Los Angeles Louver Gallery, Venice, California, 1976, 78, Hansen Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, 1980, Wright State University, Dayton, 1980, University Massachusetts, 1981, Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco, 1991, Art First Gallery, London, 1998, Museum Contemporary Art, San Diego, 2000. Group shows include Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1974, 76, 83, Hayward Gallery, London, 1975, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1976, Biennale of Sculpture, Sydney, Australia, 1976, Fort Worth Museum Art, 1977, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, 1979, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, 1979, Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1982, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, 1987, Art First Gallery, London, 1998, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1999, Drury College, Missouri, 1999, Master of Computer Applications, San Diego, 2000, others.


Married Libbe Hurvitz, June 30, 1968. Children: Anne Lea, Nora Karin.

Roy Sondergaard Madsen

Kathryn O. (Finerty) Madsen

Libbe Hurvitz

Nora Karin Madsen

Anne Lea Madsen