John Fraser was born in 1952 in Chicago, IL. He is an artist living and working in St. Charles, IL.
MFA, Northern Illinois University; Dekalb, IL (1989)
BA, Roosevelt University; Chicago, IL (1975)
Illinois Arts Council IAS Artist Project Grants (2019, 2014, 2011)
Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship (2002)
National Endowment for the Arts Regional Visual Arts Fellowship Award (1992)
John Fraser participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop during a short term residency at the School of Art at Illinois State University in 2004 which resulted in 4 limited edition lithographs. Mr. Fraser's visit was sponsored in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Black Square, Red Square, and untitled are included in the Illinois Artists traveling exhibition available from Normal Editions Workshop.
Richard Finch, Director; Veda Rives, Associate Director; and John Fraser, Visiting Artist, begin the collaborative print project
Veda Rives rolling the ink on the large roller while Richard Finch sponges the litho stone which carries the image created by John Fraser
Run two in the color proofing the project which has eight colors in six runs
Inspecting the color trial proof results: John Fraser, Richard Finch, and Veda Rives