Larry Forte's Profile
Hello, I’m Larry, an artist and musician living in Athens, GA. Here is my story:
After art school, several friends and I, from the Ringling School of Art and Design, ran an alternative art space out of the top floor apartment of the building that I was living in. We featured art and music, we got plenty of attention, and had a lot of fun. Before I left Sarasota, I was fortunate enough to work for two years as an art handler at the John and Mable Ringling Museum.
In 1990, I moved to New York, and soon began work as a freelance art installer and museum preparator.
Though I had many great experiences, my artwork suffered. I longed for the time and space and peace of mind to make art. After five years as a resident of New York, I moved down south and started making art again. I traveled back and forth for freelance work in the city. On…
- Born on June 9
- Joined February 26, 2012