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Biography

1943 Born: May 28, Arequipa, Perú (Fernando La Rosa Arredondo)
1970 BFA Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Lima, Perú.
1972 Photographic travels with Minor White in Perú
1972 Photographic travels with Minor White in Perú
1973 Studied with Minor White, Boston, MA. USA
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. USA
1974 Galería Forum, Lima, Perú (1st solo exhibition)
1975 Opened photography school, Jiron Ilo, Lima, Perú
1976 Founded Association Cultural de Secuencia, Lima, Perú
1977-1979 Director Secuencia Foto-galería, Lima, Perú
  Curated exhibitions:
  Aaron Siskind (Secuencia inaugural exhibition)
  Martin Chambi (1st Lima exhibition/catalogue of Chambi)
  Emilio Garreaud (1st Lima exhibition)
1977/79 Photographic travels with Aaron Siskind in Perú
1977 Photographic documentation of Edward Ranney & Earthwatch Organization during their restoration of archive of Martín Chambi in Chambi studio, Cusco, Perú
1978-1984 Manager and Instructor, Photography Department Parsons School of Design, N.Y.C.
1984-1985 Assistant professor, Photography Department, Altos de Chavón /Parsons School of Design, La Romana, Dominican Republic
1989-1998 Assistant Professor, photography, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
1990 MFA, Tulane University, New Orleans LA. USA
1998- Present Professor of Photography, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA
2008 Retrospective Exhibition, Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano, Galería Germán Kruger (ICPNA), Lima, Perú

ONE PERSONS EXHITIONS:

2014 Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA. USA
2013 Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile,  AL. USA
2009 FotoFest, Houston, TX.  USA
2008 ICPNA, Galería Germán Kruger,Lima, Perú (Retrospective Exhibition)
2008 Festival de la Luz, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2008, ’02 Sandler-Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA. USA
2007 Lucía de La Puente Galería de Arte, Lima, Perú
2006, ’03 Atrium Gallery, Hartsfield Int. Airport, Atlanta, GA. USA
2006, ’04 East Gallery, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA. USA
2003 Bienal de Florencia, Florence, Italy.
2002 Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL. USA
2002 Galería “Ojo ajeno”,  Centro de la Fotografía, Lima, Perú
1998 Museo de Arte de Querétaro, FotoSeptiembre, Querétaro, Mexico
1998, ’96 Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX. USA
1997 Business Center of Alabama, Montgomery, AL. USA
1995 Museo de las Américas, Washington, DC. USA
1993 Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX. USA
1992, ’89 Galerie Simmone Stern, New Orleans, LA. USA
1990 “Nueva Luz”, Art in General Gallery, N.Y.C. USA
1988 Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA. USA
1987 Galería de la Municipalidad de Miraflores, Lima, Perú
1987 Upstairs/Downstairs Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica
1984 Altos de Chavón, Dominican Republic
1979 Parsons School of Design, New York, N.Y.C. USA
1978, ’77 Secuencia Foto-Galería, Lima, Perú
1974 Galería Forum, Lima, Perú

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:

2016 Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
2014,’12,’11 Lima Photo, Centro de la Imagen, Lima, Perú
2013 El Show de Diana, Galeria Telefónica, Lima, Perú
2010 The Collector’s Eye, FotoFest Gallery, Houston, TX
2008 Spanish Cultural Institute, Lima, Peru
2008 Lorraine Haugen Gallery, Atlanta, GA. USA
2007,’08,’10 Lucía de La Puente Galería, Lima, Perú
2006 MALI Fotografía, Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Perú
2005 “Stone/Piedras” Centro de la Fotografía, D.F., Mexico
2004 Gallery 414, Fredericksburg, TX. USA
2003 West Georgia University, Carrollton, GA. USA
2003 “Stone/Piedras” Institute of Mexican Culture, Miami, FL. USA
2003 “Paradise Lost” Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL. USA
2002 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ. USA
1999 “Neolítica” Galeria “Ojo ajeno”, Centro de la Fotografía, Lima, Perú
1998 Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ. USA   
1997 Museo de Arte de Lima, “Fotografía 1960-1990”, Lima, Perú
1997 Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR. USA
1996 “Fotografía Peruana” Coloquio Mejicano de Fotografía, D.F., México
1995 Lehigh University Art Gallery, Bethlehem, PA. USA
1995 Bienal de Fotografía, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1993 Encounter of Latinamerican Photography, Caracas, Venezuela
1993 "3 Peruvian Photographers", Universidade du Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1993 Faculty Exhibition, Tulane University Gallery, N.O., LA. USA
1993 "History of Photography in Latin América: Canto a la Realidad,” Casa de las Américas, Madrid, España
1993 Five Latin American Photographers, Rice University Gallery, Houston, TX
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. USA
1992 Phyllis Weil Gallery, New York, N.Y.C. USA
1991 New Orleans Museum of Art/Contemporary Arts Center, N.O. LA. USA
1991 “Revealing Light”, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA. USA
1990 University of New Orleans Gallery, N.O., LA. USA
1990, ’89 Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA. USA
1989 "Images of Silence: Photography from Latin America in the 80’."
  Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C. USA
  The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, N.Y.C. USA
  Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1989 The School of Art & Architecture Gallery, Louisiana Tech University,Ruston, LA. USA
1989 “Photography:The Manipulated Image.” Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL. USA
1989 Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA. USA
1988 High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. USA
1988 National Endowment for the Arts/SAF: Traveling exhibition:
  Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA. USA
  University of Montevallo Gallery, Montevallo, AL. USA
  North Carolina State University Gallery, Raleigh, NC. USA
  Edison Community College, Ft Myers,  FL. USA
  Lander College Gallery, Greenwood, S.C. USA
  Louisiana Arts & Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA. USA
1987 Trujillo Bienal, Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Trujillo, Perú
1987 The First America, (traveling exhibition)
  Rhode Island Museum, Providence, RI. USA
  Americas Society, N.Y.C. USA
  El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX. USA
  Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA. USA
  University of Florida Gallery, Gainesville, FL. USA
1986 Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA. USA
1983 Galería Venezuela, N.Y.C. USA
1979 Secuencia Foto-Galería, Lima, Perú
1977 Galería Banco Continental, Lima, Perú
1972 Museo Italiano-IAC, Lima, Perú

COLLECTIONS (Selected):
MUSEUMS & INSTITUTIONS:

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX. USA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. USA
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL. USA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, N.Y. USA
Center of Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ. USA
Columbia University, N.Y.C. USA
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC. USA
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
High Museum, Lucinda W. Bunnen Collection, Atlanta, GA. USA
FOLI Museo de Fotografía, Lima, Perú
Hollins University Museum, Roanoke, VA. USA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.C. USA
Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Perú
Museo de Arte de las Américas, Washington, D.C. USA
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA. USA
New Orleans Museum of Art, N.O, LA. USA
Polaroid Corporation, Boston, MA. USA
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton University, NJ. USA
Rhode Island Museum, Providence, RI. USA
Nancy Sales Day Collection of Latin American Art, RI. USA
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Stone Center for Latin American Research,
Fernando La Rosa Collection. USA

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS: (Selected):

Alabama Power. Birmingham, AL. USA
Alston and Bird, Atlanta, GA, N.Y.C., & Washington D.C. USA
City of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. USA
Compaq Computer Corporation, Houston, TX. USA
Deloitte Consulting, Atlanta, GA. USA
ENFOCA SAC, Lima, Perú
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA. USA
Halpern Enterprises, Atlanta, GA. USA
Hartsfield International Airport, Atlanta, GA. USA
King and Spalding, Atlanta, GA. USA
Kilpatrick Stockton, Atlanta, GA. USA
Milgrim, Thomajan, Lee, N.Y.C. USA
NYNEX, Atlanta, Georgia. USA
Melvin & Lorna Rubin Family Collection, FL. USA
Sony Corporation, N.Y.C. USA
Southern Trust, Macon, GA. USA
Sugarloaf Partner, Atlanta, GA. USA
SURA, Seguros, Lima, Perú

PUBLICATIONS: (authored text)

1977-79 “Secuencia Textos”
1977 “Martin Chambi”, Secuencia exhibition catalogue
1997 “El Camino del Mono”, Novella, Fiction, Campodonico Editores, Lima, Perú
1998 “Porque no vivo en el Perú”, Año XI, #16 Márgenes, Lima, Perú
1998 “New England Express”, #33 Hueso Húmero Revista Artes y Letras, Lima, Perú
2000 “Paisaje desganado, tarde inverosímil” #36 Hueso Húmero, Lima, Perú
2012 “La Boda”, #58 Hueso Húmero Revista Artes y Letras, Lima, Perú

PUBLICATIONS: (solo exhibition catalogues and books)

1988 “Frame Series: Photographs Fernando La Rosa”, Pau-Llosa, Ricardo. Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA.
1999 “Neither Windows nor Mirrors” Merio Montalbetti, catalogue, “Atras del Vidrio” solo exhibition Centro de la Fotografia, Lima, Perú
2002 “Still, Life: Photographs by Fernando La Rosa”, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA USA
2008 “Fernando La Rosa: Fotografias 1968-2007”, ICPNA Editores, Lima, Perú
2013 “The Silent Cities of Peru: Archeological Photography, Fernando La Rosa”
  Mobile Museum of Art & Georgia Museum of Art