Residency Dates
  • Jan 4th 2016 to Mar 25th 2016

Larnie Fox is a visual and sound
artist known for paintings, monumental bamboo sculpture, sound art, sound
installations and performances. His kinetic/sound sculpture and paintings have
been shown in one-person shows at The Lab, The Richmond Art Center and The
Randall Museum, and in numerous group shows and performances. He directs the
Crank Ensemble, a fourteen-member group that performs on hand-cranked
instruments built by Larnie. He was commissioned to create and burn a 20 ft.
bamboo and muslin windmill at Burning Man, and there he made and flew a bamboo
airplane with his wife Bodil. Other collaborations with Bodil have included set
design and construction for Theatre of Yugen’s “Cycle Plays” at
Theatre Artaud (now Z Space), a giant kinetic dragonfly for the DuPage Museum
near Chicago, and “Time Sensitive Materials” at Cricket Engine in
Oakland, CA. 

Larnie is also an arts consultant
currently representing the Estate of the painter Jon Schueler. He formerly was
Executive Director of Arts Benicia and Director of the Children’s Fine Art
Program for the City of Palo Alto at the Palo Alto Art Center. He has taught
drawing, art appreciation and color design at Weber State College, Ogden, Utah,
and drawing at the Community University in Bozeman, Montana. He is a founding
member of 23five, a Bay Area non-profit that promotes sound art. He holds an
M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from the University of Utah, and a BA in Painting
and Drawing from Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania, and lives, works and
collaborates with his wife Bodil in Benicia, CA.