Vernon Fisher

Vernon Fisher (1943-2023) was an multimedia artist born in Fort Worth, Texas. He earned a BA in English literature from Hardin–Simmons University in 1967 and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1969. He taught at Austin College and later at University of North Texas. Fisher has received many awards, grants, and recognitions, including Dallas Contemporary Legend Award; John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship; Distinguished Teaching of Art Award College Art Association; Awards in the Visual Arts Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art; Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant; National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist’s Fellowship; University Fellow in Art, University of Illinois.

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Acrylic on laminated paper

41 ½ x 44 in