Larry Cwik is an artist working in photography, drawing, installation and short film based in Portland, Oregon, USA. His work has been widely presented in more than 100 galleries and museums, including solo exhibits in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., Barcelona, and Madrid, and group exhibits in Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Honolulu, Tucson, Osaka, Shanghai, and the United Kingdom. Cwik has received grants from the Regional Arts and Culture Commission and Portland Photographers Forum. Cwik's first book, Images from the 1980s, was published by Blue Sky Books in 2016. Cwik's short films are represented by the Film-Makers Cooperative, New York. Images are available at www.larrycwik.com .
Work / Education
Cwik's work includes imaginative multi-media drawings on archival paper and limited edition photographic work, as well as short films and installations. Cwik's major photographic projects include: The Visitor, Walking 1000 Miles through Mexico; The Arctic; Morocco; Totems; and Industrial Districts. The first three are projects in color. The last two are black and white. The Totem project is stacked triptychs. Cwik's works have been widely collected by institutions including the Portland Art Museum, Regional Arts and Culture Commission, Bibliotheque Nationale de France, and the Bank of America and collected by private collectors in the U.S. and abroad. His work has been published in Northwest Magazine (Portland), Impulse Magazine (Honolulu), backstage.com (New York), Visual Art Source (Los Angeles), People's Photography (Beijing), La Fotografia (Barcelona), and La Lettre de la Photographie (Paris). Images and statements for the projects are available at www.larrycwik.com .