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Chris Larson

2016 Open Studio Fellowship Artist

Lorraine Motel Sign Resited 2016

34’ 6” x 12’ x 2’ 10”
Fabricated steel and aluminum, polycarbonate, neon

Artist Statement

I am interested in the things that are inherent in all life. Good and evil, sin and redemption, love and hate. As well as the reality of dashed hopes, thwarted dreams, and unfulfilled expectations.

Chris Larson

Born:  St. Paul, MN, 1966
Resides: St. Paul, MN

• MFA, Sculpture, Yale University School of Art, 1992
• BFA, Sculpture, Bethel College, 1990

Selected Exhibitions
• Land Speed Record, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2016
• The Whitney Biannual, Whitney Museum, New York, NY, 2014
• Heavy Rotation, The View Contemporary Art Space, Salenstein, Switzerland, 2012

Selected Awards
• NEA Visual Arts Grant Award, 2013
• McKnight Artist Fellowship, 2012
• Bush Artist Fellowship, 2006

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