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Frazier King: A Peek Behind The Curtain

    • Frazier King’s Bio

      Frazier King is a photographer, collector, and curator, living and working in Houston, TX. Over the last 25 years, he has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, France, and Belgium. His photography work focuses on constructed still lives.

      His work is included in the collections of many individuals and museums worldwide.

      He has been a collector since the 1990s.

      FotoFest showed his collection in 2012 in "The Collector's Eye II" exhibition. King co-produced with FotoFest and Schilt Publishing a book entitled "The Collector's Eye—A Photographer's View of His Contemporaries," showing his collection and featuring essays by Wendy Watriss, co-founder of FotoFest, Madeline Yale Preston, former Executive Director of the Houston Center of Photography and now independent curator, and himself, addressing the nature of the collection and its acquisition. The book is entitled "The Collector's Eye—A Photographer's View of His Contemporaries," [described at], [which is for sale at]. During his 15 years serving as a member of the board of directors of HCP, he curated or co-curated exhibitions and participated as a reviewer in photography portfolio review events worldwide.