recognized, Fritz Scholder is the recipient of numerous awards
in the Arts including the American Academy of Arts & letters,
the Rockefeller Foundation, the International Prize in Lithography,
the John Hay Whitney Foundation and the Ford Foundation. Exhibitions
at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art,
the Grand Palais, in Paris, the National Museum of Art in Tokyo,
Japan and the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco
are only a few stops in this extensive list of exhibitions.
He is collected throughout the world, the subject of three PBS
documentaries, honoured by several Universities with Honorary
Doctorates and author and subject of numerous books. Scholders
Vampires & Fallen Angels, his Millennium series, the Chapel
for the end of the Century, and Icons and Apparitions are exhibitions
he has shared with the Valley in 1998.
over framed, are still important in this cybernetic age. Unmarked
maps with amulets may help the lost. As men drink and sleep,
animals run toward the flames. Portraits of healers and survivors,
along with devils and martyrs, may help us understand. According
to the Church, end time means the end of evil. Did the talking
Portrait With Pipe, 1995
acrylic on canvas, 80" x 68"
click to enlarge