Lars Fisk

Born 1970 Norwich, VT

Lives and works in New York, NY



M.F.A., Columbia University, 2005

B.A., University of Vermont, 1993

Temple University, Rome, Italy, spring 1991


Solo Exhibitions

Lars Fisk: Mr. Softee, 2016, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY 

The Art Museum at Brainerd Hall, 2014, SUNY, Potsdam, NY

Lars Fisk: Trashbags, 2008/2009, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, 2006, New York, NY, 

Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, 2004, New York, NY

Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts, 2003, Burlington, VT

Lars Fisk: Volkswagenball, 2002, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT


Selected Group Exhibitions

6s and 7s, 2016, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

Six Advertisements, 2015, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Broadway Morey Boogie, 2014/2015, (Installation at 79th Street & Broadway) New York, NY

Apocryphal Times, 2014, Friedman Benda, New York, NY 

High Desert Test Sites, 2014, (Roving Exhibition) Joshua Tree, CA - Albuquerque, NM

High Trash, 2013, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT

Time-Life, 2009, Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, New York, NY

Queens International 4, 2009, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

Without Walls, 2008/2009, Museum 52, New York, NY

Waste Not, Want Not, 2008, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

Overbite/Underbite, 2007, Ritter/Zamet, London, UK

Greater New York, 2005, P.S. 1, New York, NY

Woodwork, 2004, Anthony Grant Gallery, New York, NY

Buy Contortions, 2003, Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, New York, NY, 2004

Neuberger Museum Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, 2003, Purchase College, Purchase, New York

The DeCordova Annual Exhibition, 2003, DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, 2001, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

The Directors/Curators Invitational Exhibition, 2000, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

On the Ball: The Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture, 1999, DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

Post-Pastoral: New Images of the New England Landscape, 1998, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH

Surroundings, 1994, Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts, Burlington, VT


Selected Bibliography

ARTnews, "Lars Fisk at Marlborough Chelsea, New York", October, 2016 

"Artful Life in Four Containers", Penelope Green, New York Times, 25 August, 2016

“Sculptor's Boston-themed Spheres turn heads on High Street”, Steve Annear, Boston Globe, 16 April 2015

"The Median Is the Message; ‘Broadway Morey Boogie,’ With Over 100 Blocks of Public Art" Melena Ryzik, New York Times, 11 September, 2014 

"VT Artist Drops 'Con Ed' Ball on Broadway", Kevin Kelly,  Seven Days, 18 September, 2014

"High Desert Test Sites", Matthew Irwin, Frieze, Issue 161, 2014

"Lars Fisk: Living with the Art," Bob Doda, Queens Courier, 26 July

"Sculpting a Great Notion with Phish Festival Artist Lars Fisk," Benjy Eisen, Relix, 28 June, 2011

"If the Vehicle Is Round, Wheels Are Unnecessary", Phil Patton, New York Times, 1 April, 2007

"Sculptor In Potsdam Gives Reality A Spherical Form," Jacob Tierney, Daily Courier Observer, 30 April, 2014

"Offbeat Sculpture rolls into place in Potsdam," Jacob Tierney, Watertown Daily Times, 30 April, 2014

"Art in the Round", Alex Arcone, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September, 1998

"Artists at Work", Tom Weaver, Vermont Quarterly, Fall 2006

"Everybody Was There: The Wrong Guide to New York in 2004", Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni, Ali Subotnick, Artforum, December 2004

"Art in Review: Woodwork", Martha Schwendener, New York Times, 2 July, 2004

"Sculpture Sprouting on Campus Becomes, Literally, an Art Exercise", William Immer, New York Times, 13 July, 2003

"Vermont Sculptor Fisk Wins DeCordova Prize", Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 28 August, 2002

"Transporting Pleasures; Stunning 'Volkswagenball' a Standout at Berkshire Sculpture Show", William Jaeger, Albany Times Union, 12 August, 2001

"Art's the Big Idea in North Adams", Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, 23 July, 2000

"Splendor in the Grass: Outdoor Settings Enhance Sculpture", Karen Bjornland, Sunday Gazette, 22 July, 2001

"A Whole New Ball Game; Lars-Erik Fisk re-invents the wheel", Daniel Kraus, Gad􏰈􏰉fly Magazine, August, 1999

The New Yorker, "Around Town: Galleries, Chelsea", 14-21 June, 2004

“Soroff / On Lars-Erik Fisk”, Jonathan Soroff, The Improper Bostonian, 8-21 January 2003

"Overbite/Underbite," Gabriel Coxhead, Time Out London, No. 1920, 6-12 June 2007

“DeCordova Show Proves Art is Not Always Square," Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 24 January 1999.

“Heavenly Cretures: The DeCordova's Must-See 2003 Exhibition," Christopher Millie, Boston Phoenix, 13 June, 2003.

“Wild Mix of Elements Marks DeCordova Show”, Joanne  Silver, Boston Herald, 20 June, 2003

“Enter a New Sphere at Exhibit”, Boston Herald, 22 January 1999

"Spikes, Bears, and a Ball", Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 13 June 1999

“On the Ball”, Marty Carlock, Sculpture Magazine, July/August 1999

"Garden of Sticks and Stones", Chris Bergeron, Daily News Tribune, 26 June, 2003

“Silo Meets Satellite Dish in the New New England”, Grace Glueck, New York Times, 4 September 1998


Residencies & Awards


Rappaport Prize, 2002, DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park


Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, 2002, Skowhegan, ME


Sculpture Space, 2002, Utica, NY


Socrates Sculpture Park, 2001, Long Island City, NY


Contemporary Artists Center, 2000, North Adams, MA


Franconia Sculpture Park, 2000, Shafer, MN


Public Installations


University of Vermont. Burlington, VT


100 High Street. Boston, MA


De Bijenkorf. Amsterdam, Netherlands


SUNY. Potsdam, NY


Mozaic Art Park. Minneapolis, MN


Union Station. Burlington, VT


General Dynamics. Burlington, VT