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                                                       ALBERT FISHER…. PAINTER:   PROFESSIONAL VITA

Born: July 6, 1940, Santa Monica, California
Residence: 2641 Northwest 96th Street, Seattle, WA 98117
Telephone 206 281 9460
Email: albertsfisher@yahoo.com
Internet Site Domain: https://www.albertfisherart.com/

AS STUDENT:
Children’s Free Creative Art School, (Mark Tobey founder)  Seattle Washington, 1948-1958
Student of painting and philosophy under the principles of Mark Tobey.  Tobey's densely structured compositions, were inspired by
Asian calligraphy.  His work was widely recognized throughout the United States and Europe. Tobey was a founder of the Northwest
School.  (Excerpt from Wikipedia)

University of Puget Sound, Tacoma Washington, 1959

University of Wyoming, Laramie Wyoming, 1959-1960
Student of sculpture under Ted Egri.  Egri was a well-respected and legendary Taos New Mexico sculptor who accomplished many
commissions of monumental works throughout the American Southwest.

Rudolph Schaeffer School of (Rhythmo-Chromatic) Design, San Francisco California, 1961-1962
Student of color and design under Rudolph Schaeffer and Albert Dahn.. Schaeffer was the first person in the United States to teach
prismatic color theory (light color theory).  Schaeffer published many essays on art.  Some of his work is housed at the Smithsonian
Archives. He was also a highly sought-after speaker in the topics of color theory, design, oriental art and many other art-related topics.  
Student of drawing and painting under William Gaskin.  Gaskin studied at the CSFA in San Francisco, ASL in NYC, in the Zen Temples
of Kyoto Japan and in Europe.  During the Depression he was co-director of the Northern California Art Project for the WPA and later
was on the San Francisco Art Commission. He did set designs for the San Francisco Opera.   His painting concepts were influenced by
the Art and Philosophy of China and Japan.

National Academy Museum and School, New York, New York, 1963
Student of academic drawing and illustration.  “The National Academy Museum and School, founded in New York City as the National
Academy of Design – known simply as the "National Academy" – is an honorary association of American artists founded in 1825 by
Samuel F. B. Morse, Asher B. Durand, Thomas Cole, Martin E. Thompson, and others "to promote the fine arts in America through
instruction and exhibition.  The school offers studio instruction, master classes, intensive critiques, various workshops.”  (excerpt from
Wikipedia)

University of Washington, Seattle Washington, 1964-1965
Student of Oriental art history under Millard Rogers specializing in Indian, Chinese and Japanese art.
Student of Contemporary art history under Lawrence Steefal.
Student of water color painting under George Tsutakawa.  “Tsutakawa emerged as a preeminent creator of fountains, installing them in
cities throughout the United States, Canada, and Japan.  For Tsutakawa, ultimately water stands in relation to humanity and to life as
the great continuing cycle of all things.”   (Excerpt from Wikipedia)
Student of oil painting under Spencer Mosley.  “Spencer Moseley was a pivotal figure in the Washington art scene.  He served as
director of the Henry Art Gallery.  In addition, as a dedicated advocate for Northwest art he wrote a number of publications on
Northwest artists.  Moseley trained in Paris France with Fernand Leger (1881-1955).” (Excerpt from Wikipedia)


AS TEACHER:
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle Washington, 1976-1978
Teaching drawing and painting. “Cornish College of the Arts is a fully accredited institution that offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree,
as well as the Bachelor of Music degree. It is nationally recognized as a fully accredited college for the arts.” (excerpt from Wikipedia)

University of California, Berkeley California, 1978-1979
Teaching undergraduate and graduate drawing and painting.  (Art faculty then included AF, Joan Brown, Jerry Ballaine, Elmer Bischoff,
Peter Voulkus, Harold Paris and others.)


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2005, Gallery 110, Seattle Washington
2001, Capolavori Gallery, Seattle Washington
2001, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles Washington
1997, Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland Washington (AF shows with Dale Chihuly)
1996, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle Washington (AF shows with Max Benjamin)
1989, Robert Allman Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1986, Fredrick and Nelson Little Gallery, Seattle Washington
1986, 2 shows, Burke Memorial Museum Boiserie, Seattle Washington
1984, Wagner Rasmussen Gallery, New York, New York
1980, Hanford Gallery, Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma Washington
1978, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle Washington
1977, Kiku Gallery, Seattle Washington
1977, Cornish Gallery, Cornish College Of The Arts, Seattle Washington
1975, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle Washington, (AF shows with Joy Hauge)
1973, Richard White Gallery, Seattle Washington
1972, Richard White Gallery, Seattle Washington (AF shows with Richard Gilkey and Jim Johnson)
1972, Triangle Gallery, San Francisco California (AF shows with Carl Morris)
1970, Richard White Gallery, Seattle Washington (AF shows with Jerry Ballaine)
1969, Hansen / Fuller Gallery, San Francisco California
1968, Attica Gallery, Seattle Washington
1968, Hansen Gallery, San Francisco California (AF shows with Mowry Baden and Jim Grant)
1968, Mills College, Oakland California
1967, Sonoma State College, Rohnert Park California
1966, Atrium Gallery, Seattle Washington
1964, Kinorn Gallery, Seattle Washington


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2010, ARTISTS POETS AND SCHOLORS, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA  (AF shows with
  John Schaefer, Mike Clough, Charlie Krafft and others)
2007, THE SEED, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles Washington
2007, THE SIMPLIST OF MEANS, A Drawing Show, Blank Space Gallery, Seattle WA
2007, RETROSPECTIVE 20, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles Washington  
2002, THE FRYE AT FIFTY: FIVE DECADES OF COLLECTING, Frye Art Museum, Seattle WA
2000, NEW ACQUISITIONS, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner Washington
1971-2000, Foster White Gallery, Seattle Washington (assorted group shows)
1990, 100 YEARS OF WASHINGTON ART, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma Washington
1978, FACULTY EXHIBIT, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley California, (AF shows
  with Joan Brown, Jerry Ballaine, Elmer Bischoff, Peter Voulkus, Harold Paris and others.)
1976, Tom MacPherson Gallery, Seattle Washington
1973, NORTHWEST ANNUAL, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Washington
1971-1972, Triangle Gallery, San Francisco California (assorted group shows)
1967-1970, Hanson / Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco California (assorted group shows)
1969, INVISIBLE, Richmond Art Center, Richmond  CA, (AF shows with Larry Bell, Jerry
  Ballaine, Bruce Conner, Wally Hedrick, Harold Paris, William Wiley and others).
1969, PAINTING 1969, University of Nevada, Reno NV (AF shows with John Altoon, Billy Al Bengston,
  Joan Brown, Roy DeForest, Lynn Foulkes, Gerold Gooch, Tom Holland, Nathan Oliviera,
  David Simpson, Wayne Thiebaud, William Wiley and others)
1968, CALIFORNIA, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas Texas (AF shows with Peter Alaxander, Bruce
  Beasley, Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston, Fletcher Benton, Craig Kauffman and
  John McCracken)
1968, 40 NOW CALIFORNIA PAINTERS, Tampa Bay Art Center, Tampa Florida, circulated exhibit,
  (AF shows with John Altoon, Robert Bechtle, Vija Celmins, Roy De Forest, Llyn Faulkes,
  Joe Goode, James Grant, Tom Holland, Craig Kauffman, Mell Ramos, Edward Ruscha,
  David Simpson, William Wiley, and others)
1967, CITY ACQUISITION EXHIBIT, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco California
1966, Attica Gallery, Seattle Washington
1966, 26th ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF WATERCOLORS, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Seattle WA
1965, FIFTY-FIRST NORTHWEST ANNUAL, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Washington, (Best Painting Award)
1965, ART FOR HEART, Bon Marche Art Gallery, Seattle Washington
1964-1966, PANACA Gallery, Bellevue Washington (assorted group shows)
1964, WEST COAST OIL PAINTING, Frye Art Museum, Seattle Washington
1964, SUMMER SHOW, Otto Seligman Gallery, Seattle Washington
1959, STUDENT SCULPTURE SHOW, Bank Of Laramie, Laramie Wyoming
1959, SEATTLE HOME SHOW, (Architecture: “Dream Home” 1ST Place Award), Seattle Washington
1958, FORD MOTOR COMPANY INDUSTRIAL ARTS AWARDS, (1st Place in Architecture) Dearborn MI


PUBLICATIONS, REVIEWS, ARTICLES, ETC:
2018, SANTA CLARA REVIEW, volume 105, issue 02
2017, OUT OF NOWHERE
  Catalog Introduction, paintings; Ron Wigginton
2010, ARTISTS POETS AND SCHOLORS, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA
  Catalog
2010, WISDOM SINGS THE WORLD
  Book cover and page illuminations, Doug Thorp author
2007, RAPTURE OF THE DEEP
  Book cover, Doug Thorp author
2007, THE SEED, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles Washington
  On Center (Catalog), Director Jake Senuic Essay
2007, RETROSPECTIVE 20, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles Washington  
  On Center (Catalog), Director Jake Senuic Essay
2005, Gallery 110, Seattle Washington
  Promotion Essay. Seattle Washington
2002, THE FRYE AT FIFTY: FIVE DECADES OF COLLECTING, Frye Art Museum, Seattle WA
  Seattle Times, March 1, 2002, Sheila Farr Review
  Seattle Post Intelligencer, Regina Hackett Review
2001, i Capolavori Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Promotion Essay
  Seattle Times, Aug 3, 2001, Sheila Farr Review
2001, FORCE OF NATURE, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles Washington
  On Center (Catalog), July 2001, Director J Seniuk Essay
1997, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle,   Seattle Times, March 26, 1997, Sheila Farr Review
1990, 100 YEARS OF WASHINGTON ART, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma Washington
  Catalog, Charles Krafft Essay
1989, Robert Allman Gallery, Seattle, Washington
  REFLEX MAGAZINE, Seattle, July1989, J.C Review
1977, Kiku Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Post Intelligencer, Oct 13, 1977,R.M. R.M. Campbell Review
1975, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Post Intelligence, Nov 7, 1975, R.M. Campbell Review
  CURRANT MAGAZINE, circa November1975, Interview/Article
1973, Richard White Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Times October 9, 1973, Deloris Tarzan Review
  Show promotion, David Mendosa Essay
1972, Richard White Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Post Intelligencer, June 11, 1972, S Miller Review
  Seattle Times, June 12, 1972, J. Voorees Review
1972, Triangle Gallery, San Francisco California
  San Francisco Chronicle May19, 1972, Alfred Frankenstein Review
1970, Richard White Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Times, June 28 1970, J Voorhees Review
1969, INVISABLE,  Richmond Art Center, Richmond  CA
  Catalog, Curator Thomas Marioni Essay
1969, PAINTING 1969, University of Nevada, Reno NV
  Catalog, Director W. Howard Essay
1968, ARTFORUM magazine, November issue, published letter
1968, ARTFORUM magazine, October issue, promotional advertisement
1968, ART FROM CALIFORNIA, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas Texas
  Time Magazine article and Show Catalog essay by H. Hopkins
1968, 40 NOW CALIFORNIA PAINTERS, Tampa Bay Art Center, Tampa Florida
  Catalog, TBAC Director Jan von Adlmann Essay
1968, Attica Gallery, Seattle Washington    
  Seattle Times, September 22, 1968, J. Batie Review
1968, Mills College, Oakland California
  Museum Director Carl Belz Essay
1967, TWO EXHIBITIONS, Sonoma State College, Rohnert Park California
  Catalog and Essay
1966, Attica Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Post Intelligencer October 16, 1966, Tom Robbins Review
1966, 26th ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF WATERCOLORS, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Seattle WA
  Seattle Times, June 12, 1966, Anne Todd Review
1966, Atrium Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Times, April 16, 1966, Ann Todd Review
1966,  PANACA Gallery, Bellevue Washington
  Seattle Times, March 6, 1966, Ann Todd Review
1964, Kinorn Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Times, c1964? Tom Robbins Review
1964, SUMMER SHOW, Otto Selligman Gallery, Seattle Washington
  Seattle Times, July 21, 1963, Tom Robbins Review
1959, STUDENT SCULPTURE SHOW, Bank Of Laramie, Laramie Wyoming
  Laramie Boomerang 1959 , Staff Article
1959, SEATTLE HOME SHOW, Civic Center, Seattle Washington (1st Place Architecture Award)
  Seattle Times, January 1959, Staff Article
1958, FORD MOTOR COMPANY INDUSTRIAL ARTS AWARDS, (1st Place in Architecture), Dearborn MI
  Seattle Times, August 31, 1958, Staff Article
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