Francis Fox 

Boise, ID 83706

(208) 794-5529 cell


1997     MFA, Sculpture emphasis – University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

1985     BFA, Painting emphasis, minor in Geology/Geophysics – University of Wyoming

1983     Drawing and Painting – Art Students League, New York, NY

Recent Exhibitions:

2016   “Art on the Streets,” Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO (one year)

2016   “Art Around Town,” Carbondale Public Arts Commission, Carbondale, CO (one year)

2016   “Art Encounters,” Public Art in Douglas County, Lone Tree, CO (one year) 

2016   35th annual Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts,” Josephy Community Center, Joseph, OR  (Sept 14-18) “Honorable Mention” Award for Wind Walker

2015   “Microcosmos,” Gallery 621, Benicia, CA (Oct 29 – Nov 29) Juror: Chester Arnold

2015   “82nd Annual Awards Exhibition,” National Sculpture Society, NY, NY (Exhibited at Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC Aug 8 – Nov 2)

2015   “34th annual Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts,” Josephy Community Center, Joseph, OR  (June 5-7) “Best of Show” Award for Foal

2015   INTERSTATE: A National Exhibit where I-90 meets I-82,” Sara Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA (Feb 24-Mar 15) Juror: Michael Rooks

2015   “49th Annual National Small Sculpture Show,” Joseph A Cain Memorial Gallery, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX (Feb 20-May 8) Juror: Chris Ramsay

2015   “Representing the West,” Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO (Feb 6- Mar15) Juror: Walter Piehl 

Selected Exhibitions:

2014   “IDEAS_14,” Utah Valley University, Orem, UT (Nov) Juror: Dave Beck

2014   “Sculpture on the Blue,” Breckenridge Public Art Commission, Breckenridge, CO (May-Oct)

2013   Eye, Hand, and Mind: Sensory and Tactile Models for Holistic Learning,” India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India (Jan 15-20) Invitational

2013   “Coast to Coast: A Sculptural Exploration,” UW Visual Arts Gallery, Laramie, WY (Jan 25-Mar 31) Invitational                       

2011   “Arte Natura,” Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY (May) Juror: Tim Slowinski 

2010   “2010 Idaho Triennial,” BOCOLAB, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID (Sept-Dec), Juror: Beth Sellars

2010   “Cast Iron Art Exhibit,” Kidwelly Industrial Museum, Kidwelly, Wales, UK (July) Juror: Dilys Jackson

2010   “National Iron,” Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT (May-Aug) Jurors: Stephen Glueckert and David Lobdell

2008   “Interval,” Visual Arts Collective, Garden City, ID (Oct thru Dec 2008) Solo Exhibit

2007   Eye Tricks,” Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ (Nov/Dec 2007) Jurors: Jeanne Brasile and Jason Marquis

2007   “2007 Idaho Triennial,” BOCOLAB, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID (Sept thru Dec 2007) Juror: Amy Pence-Brown

2006   “Small,” Visual Arts Collective (VAC), Boise, ID (September 2006) Invitational

2005   “Origami Series,” Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID Solo Exhibit

2004   “38th Annual National Small Sculpture Show,” Del Mar College, Corpus Cristi, TX, Juror: Charles Field

2003   “Iron Rodeo Art,” Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, Curator: Tamsie Ringler

2002   “Visions International Competition,” Art Center Waco, TX, Juror: Peter Frank

2001   “The Evolution of Form,” Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID, Solo Exhibit

2000   “Natural Progression,” Nicolayson Art Museum and Discovery Center, Casper, WY, Solo Exhibit

2000   Outdoor Sculpture Invitational,” Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA, Curator: Lee Musgrove

1999   “1998-1999 Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY, Curator: Peter Frank

1998   “Wyoming Arts Council’s 1998 Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient,” Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot, Steamboat Springs, CO, Solo Exhibit

1997   “ANA 26,” Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, Juror: Juane Quick-to-See Smith

1995   “West of Center: A State of Mind,” One West Art Center, Fort Collins, CO, Juror: Gordon McConnell

1994   “ANA 23,” Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, Juror: Theodore Waddell

1993   “Objects ‘93,” Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO, Invitational, Curator: Sally Perisho

Awards and Fellowships: 

2011   “2011-2012 Arts and Humanities Fellowship,” Boise State University, (Aug 2011-Aug 2012)  

2010   “1st Place Jurors Award,” BOCOLAB, 2010 Idaho Triennial, Boise Art Museum, (Sept)

2007   “2nd Place Jurors Award,“ BOCOLAB, 2007 Idaho Triennial, Boise Art Museum, (Sept)

2004   “Boise City Parks & Recreation Department’s Percent-for-Art Projects,” Boise City Arts Commission, Boise, ID. Awarded two public art projects. “Cassia Park Reading Circle” $8500 and “Sprout Bench” $24,000

2000   “Artist Initiated Public Art Commission,” Boise City Arts Commission. “Portal” $20,000

1998   “1998 Visual Arts Fellowship Award,” Wyoming State Arts Council, Cheyenne, WY   Jurors: Peter Frank, Fay Jones, and Tin Ly

Selected Articles and Exhibition Reviews:

2012            Turner, Amanda. “On the Edge of Things,” Idaho Magazine, October 2012

2011            Conley, Cort. “Apprehensions in Three Dimensions,” Idaho Artists: A Contemporary Selection. Idaho: Northwest Printing, 2011

2010            Schnoor, Christopher. “2010 Idaho Triennial: Taking the pulse of Idaho’s art world,” Boise Weekly, 6 October, 2010

2009             Hahn, Julie. “Creating for the Community,” Focus, Winter, 2009

2006             Oland, Dana. “’Bridging’ the Gap,” The Idaho Statesman, 25 March, 2006, p. Life 1

1993              Paglia, Michael. “Objects ’93,” Icon, August 1993

Selected Public Art Projects:

2007     “Sprout Bench” Boise Parks and Recreation, Morris Hill Park, Boise, ID

2006     “Bridge” Eagle River Incorporated, Group One Building Lobby, Eagle, ID

2005     “Cassia Park Reading Circle” Boise Parks and Recreation, Cassia Park, Boise, ID

2004     “Tabernacle, Ambry, Altar, Ambo” Risen Christ Catholic Community, Lake Hazel, Boise, ID

2002     “Portal” Capitol City Development Corporation, NW corner of 8th St. and Broad St., Boise, ID

1989“Parting Company” Mazden Partnership, Cerrillos Rd., Santa Fe, NM




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