Born: Baltimore, MD. 1960
Lives in San Diego, California

Education
1979-1984 BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
                          
Selected Exhibitions

2011
Granary Gallery, Martha's Vineyard

2010
Emon Photo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka, Japa
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Ordover Gallery, Solana Beach, CA

2009
Emon Photo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Jett Gallery, San Diego, CA
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Kopeikin Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas, NV

2008
Bartram Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Emon Photo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA

2007
Emon Photo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Bartram Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich, Switzerland
Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, New York, NY

2005
John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX
Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA

2003
No.4 Gallery, San Diego, CA
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Kane Marie Fine Arts Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA
Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002
John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA

2001
Lexington Art Gallery, Lexington, VA
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000
Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX

1999
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

1998
Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA

Collections
Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Harry Ransom Museum, Austin, TX
Washington Convention Center Collection
Banana Republic Collection
Microsoft Collection
Fidelity Investments Collection
Ritz Carlton Hotels Collection
Texaco Corporation Collection
The Capital Group
McGraw-Hill Collection
Arch Capital Collection

Bibliography
Will Parson, David Fokos: Minimalist Contemplations, San Diego Union Tribue (online), December 2010
Laurence Chen, Thinking Like A Photographic Minimalist, Popular Photography Magazine, October 2010
The Scope Magazine (Portugal), Autumn 2009
DFOTO Magazine (Ukraine), April 2008
Photographer Magazine (Ukraine), January 2008
Rosalind Smith, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, May 2006
Joshua Rose, “Sublime Photography From A Master”, American Art Collector, April 2006
Robert L. Pincus, “A Revealing Look”, San Diego Union-Tribune, September 2, 2004
“Basic Elements”, Lenswork Magazine, February/March 2004
Rosiland Smith, "Resonant Images", Shutterbug Magazine, February 2003
Leah Ollman, "Still Waters", Los Angeles Times, March 8, 2001
Shannon Stoney, "Distillations", Spot Magazine, Fall 2000/Winter 2001
Rosiland Smith, "Dave Fokos, Serenity", View Camera Magazine, May/June, 2000
Patricia C. Johnson,"Double Vision", Houston Chronicle, July 15, 2000
"AIPAD Show 2000", Photographer's Forum, Summer, 2000
"Spotlight­David Fokos", B&W Magazine, August, 2000
Gallery Representation
Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA
Emon Photo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich, Switzerland
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA 
Hamburg Kennedy Photographs, New York, NY
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX
Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
Ordover Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
Ordover Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Richter Gallery, Nashville, TN
Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas, NV

Website
www.davidfokos.net

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    David Fokos: Minimalist Contemplation

    Much has been said about David Fokos’ Dickensian surname, and indeed the photographer knows how to bend some light. But if there’s one word to sum up Fokos’ work it might be Zen. His compositions — often depicting nearly empty horizons — are filled to the brim with the stuff...

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