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Fernando La Rosa
Horizon, Jamaica © 1989


Fernando LaRosa
Lives in Uniontown, AL


Selected Exhibitions:
Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
Parson’s School of Design, New York, NY
Sequencia Foto-Galleria, Lima, Peru


Education:
MFA, Tulane University, LA
BFA, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Lima, Peru
MIT, Boston, MA


Awards:
Southern Arts Federation/ National Endowment for the Arts, 1987


La Rosa has been awarded many grants icluding, the Southern Arts Federation/ National Endowment for the Arts, 1987. Solo exhibitions include Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia; Parson’s School of Design, New York City; and Sequencia Foto-Galleria, Lima, Peru. His work is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, Columbia University, all New York City; Rhode Island Museum, Providence, Rhode Island; New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana, and the Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Lima, Peru.
“ I have begun to realize a (framing) phenomena as it occurs in architecture, using the device of the window to isolate spaces. These fragments are icons, landscapes, cityscapes, portraits: small pieces making a whole. Through this process of fragmentation, the photographic image is more like the process of human sight. We do not see situations as a whole but rather as a summary of a collection of many objects and relationships.”



 

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