Resume

 

Resume

 

Education

            1987 MFA University of California, San Diego
            1976 MA San Francisco State University, San Francisco
            1974 Pennsylvania State University, University Park
            1973 London Film School, London
            1973 BFA University of Illinois, Urbana

 

One-Person Exhibitions

2017
Hal Fischer: Gay Semiotics, Project Native Informant, London, UK

2015
Hal Fischer: Gay Semiotics, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Situation #8: Hal Fischer: Gay Semiotics 1977/2014, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Hal Fischer: Gay Semiotics, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA

1980
Hal Fischer, New Image Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, PA
Sommerpause – European Snapshots, ASUC Studio, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1979
Photo-Narratives, Lawson de Celle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1977
Photospectus, Reading Museum of Art, Reading, PA
Hal Fischer, Lawson de Celle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Witness, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
California and the West: Photography from the Campaign for Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

2015
Richard Wright: Nine Chains To The Moon (Chapter 3), BQ, Berlin, Germany

2011
Under the Big Black Sun, California Art 1974-1981, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1984
Photography in California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (traveling exhibition), San Francisco, CA

1981
Photographs and Words: An Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1980
San Francisco Imprint: Photographic Projects, curated by Hal Fischer, Franklin Furnace, New York, NY

1979
Hal Fischer, Donna-Lee Phillips, Meyer Hirsch, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C
Problematic Photography, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Attitudes: Photography in the 1970s, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
The Photographic Billboard Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1978
Contemporary California Photography, Buffalo State University, Buffalo, NY
Contemporary California Photography, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Postcard Show, Tyson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1977
Photo-Linguists, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Photoerotica, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1976
Photography and Language, La Mamelle, San Francisco, CA
New Photographics, Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
Alternative Processes, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Monographs

            Gay Semiotics, NFS Press, San Francisco, 1978
            18th near Castro Street x 24, NFS Press, San Francisco, 1979

 

Public Collections

            Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
            Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
            Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
            San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA