King Farish

 

King was born in Oklahoma City, OK. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

 

He spent his first 16 years in Alabama and is a self-taught artist.  He started with street photography in Chicago in 2000.

Over the next few years he shot in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, London and New York.  He started making paintings in 2005. 

 

Residencies  

Vermont Studio Center, July 7 - Aug 2, 2013

Full Fellowship Award

 

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 2011

 

Group Shows

2011

S.I.N. - Collaborative installation, SCOPE, Miami

 

Reformation, Skowhegan Group Show, Skowhegan, ME

Curated by Michael Ruglio-Misurell and Kyla Chevrier

 

TEXT ME!: Word and Image in Visual Art, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung NJ

 

"Blah, Blah, Blah", Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

 

2009

Works on Paper, Clareo Partners, Chicago, IL

 

2007

Three person show, Presidentís Gallery, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL

Curator: Joyce Owens

 

2006

Silent Auction, Clareo Partners, Chicago, IL

Partial funds raised provided art supplies and instruction for ORR High School in Chicago, IL

 Youíre a Great Beauty, Baltazar Castillo Studio, Chicago, IL

 Red Hook Open Studios, Coffee Park Artists Collective, Brooklyn, NY

 

2004

Toledo Friends of Photography 7th Biennial Exhibition, University of Toledo, Center for the Visual Arts, Toledo, OH

Juror: Albert Chong

 

2003

 

Westmorland Art Nationals, 29th Annual Exhibition, Youngwood, PA

Received Black and White Photography Award

 

Around the Coyote - Curators Choice Exhibition, Chicago, IL

 

2002

Photo National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

Juror: Theresa Mulligan - Curator of Photography at the George Eastman House

 

Bibliography

2010

THE ARTPOINT

KING FARISH: AN ART OF SKIN AND BONE

February 5, 2010

Interview by Philip Clark

http://theartpoint.blogspot.com

 

2003

Places Magazine, Photography of the Modern Nomad