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Vernon Fisher, American artist, educator. Grantee SECCA, 1981, 88, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, 1980-1981, 84; Individual Artist's Fellowship, National Education Association, 1974, 1980, 1981, John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 1995; Award in Visual Arts, Southeastern Center Contemporary Art, 1988, Distinguished Teaching Art award, College Art Association, 1992.


Fisher, Vernon was born in 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.


Bachelor, Hardin-Simmons University, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, University Illinois, 1969.


Associate professor art Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1969-1978. Professor art North Texas State University, Denton, since 1978.


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    • One-man shows Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, 1986, 91, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York City, 1987, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, 1987, 90, Lannan Museum, Lake Worth, Florida, 1987, Fred Hoffman Gallery, Buffalo, 1989, Karsten Schubert Limited, London, 1989, Museum Fine Arts, Houston, 1990, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, 1992, Charles Cowles Gallery, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2002, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1999, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, 2000, 2003, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 2002, 2004. Exhibited in group shows Bronx (New York ) Museum Arts, 1984, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, 1984, New Orleans Museum Art, 1986, Brooklyn Museum, 1986, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1987, Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1987, Institute Contemporary Arts, London, 1987, A Singualar Vision: Prints from Landfall Press, MoMA, New York, 1997, Story: Language as Image, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University Nebraska, 1998, Altered States, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, 1999, Flip, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, 2003, There, there: painting and photography, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, 2004, Misleading Trails, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China, 2004-2006. Represented in permanent collections Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Guggenheim Museum, New York City, Museum Modern Art, New York City, Albright-Knox Gallery, Art Institute Chicago, Baltimore Museum Art, Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, DC, Denver Art Museum, Colorado, High Museum Art, Atlanta, Georgia, Los Angeles County Museum Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, New Orleans Museum Art, San Diego Museum Art, California, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, California.

      Author: Navigating by the Stars, 1989, editor, 1992.