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Born 1949, in Atlanta

Studied at Amherst College (BA 1971), and at Georgia State University (MVA 1973)

Founding President of Nexus, Inc., now Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

Served on Nexus Board from 1973 - 1981

Taught at the Atlanta College of Art, Georgia State University, and Mercer University in Atlanta from 1972 - 1982


ONE - PERSON EXHIBITIONS (selected):

Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City

Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta

New Visions Gallery, Salt Lake City

3 W Gallery, Salt Lake City

A Photo Gallery, Salt Lake City

Left Bank Gallery, Salt Lake City

Heath Gallery, Atlanta

Photography Gallery, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Virginia

Hill-Freeman Gallery, Reinhardt College, Waleska, Georgia

Gallery A, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia

Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected):

Collective Experience, collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, Rio Gallery, Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, 2015

Play me,
I’m yours. collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, street piano project, UMOCA, Salt Lake City, 2012

Intercept,
collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, Westminster College, Faculty Exhibit, Salt Lake City, 2011

Surrounded,
collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake Arts Council, 2010

Infinite to Venture,
collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, Westminster College, Faculty Exhibit, Salt Lake City, 2010

Fragments of Displacement,
collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, Mirror Images: Great Salt Lake, Westminster College Salt Lake City, 2010

Connect/Disconnect,
collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, The PDA Show, Nobrow Gallery, Salt Lake City, 2009

unravel, REVEALED,
Brolly Arts Water Week, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, 2009, 24 hour durational performance conceived, created, and produced by Suzanne Simpson and Jim Frazer in collaboration with
Corinne Cappelletti

Seed of our Undoing, collaboration with Suzanne Simpson, installation for Bioneers Conference,
Westminster College, Salt Lake City, 2008

Exposed,
The Pickle Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2007

Dangerous Art,
Patrick Moore Gallery, San Diego, California, 2007

Mixed Media and Works on Paper,
Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2007

Art Five,
New Mexico State University Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2007

Digital Art,
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah, 2007

Assemblation,
Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006

Untitled,
Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2006

Box, Paper, Scissors
, Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2005

As They See It, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005

Inadvertently, Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2005

Drawings and/or Works on Paper, Sandler-Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia , 2004-2005

Alternative Photography, Atlanta Photography Group Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004

Digital Splash 2003, sTudio 6 Gallery, Queens, New York, 2003

Rocky Mountain Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ft. Collins, Colorado, 2002

Artists of the Heath Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 2002

2001 Art Equinox, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, Montana, 2001

First Light, Atlanta Photography Group Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1999

The Avant-Garde Revisited, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 1998

Experiments in Photographic Art and Technology, Backdrop Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1997

20 Artists/20 Years, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 1993

Vital Signs, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991

Through Nature’s Lens, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia, 1990

The Iron Bridge Show, Applachian Environmental Arts Center, 1989-90 Travelled to: The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina; Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Virginia; Bascom-Louise Gallery, Highlands, North Carolina; North Carolina Center for Creative Photography, Durham, North Carolina; Milton Rhodes Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Artists in Georgia, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Flower Show: Photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum selected by Sam Wagstaff, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, 1985

Atlanta in France, Chapelle de La Sorbonne, Paris; Centre d’Action Culturelle, Angouleme; Refectoire des Jacobins, Toulouse, 1985

Flower Show: Photographs from the Collection of Sam Wagstaff, Olympus Gallery, London, England, 1984

Painted Photographs, Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery, New York, New York, 1984

Contemporary Panoramic Photography, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, 1984

A Century of American Landscape Photography: Selections from The High Museum of Art, 1981-1983; Traveled to: Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas; Holzman Art Gallery, Towson State University, Towson, Maryland; Museum of the Rockies, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana; The Nickle Arts Museum, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, Texas; Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan

Hand-Colored Photographs, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1982

Marked Photographs, Robert Samuel Gallery, New York, New York, 1981

The Avant-Garde: 12 in Atlanta, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979

Art Patron Art, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1978

Art EUA: El Sur, U.S. Information Agency, Traveled to Central and South America, 1976

35 Artists in the Southeast, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia,1976 Traveled to: Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama; Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

National Photography Exhibition, Ohio Silver Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1975

Artist’s Bienalle, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1975

The Southern Ethic, Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1975

Artists in Georgia, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 1974

New Photographics/73, Central Washington State Gallery, Ellensburg, Washington, 1973

Eight Atlanta Photographers, Bird-in-Hand Photography Gallery, Arlington, Virginia, 1972


COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS (selected):

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The High Musuem of Art, Atlanta, Georgia

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts

Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York

The Ackland Art Musuem, Raleigh, North Carolina

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California

Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Southern Bell Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Veterans Administration Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia

National Bank of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia

Omni International Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia

Blount, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama

Prudential Life insurance, Jacksonville, Florida

Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, New York

Robinson-Humphrey, Atlanta, Georgia

HBO & Co., Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Power Company, Atlanta, Georgia

Mc Donald’s Corporation, Chicago, Illinois

Federal Reserve Bank, Jacksonville, Florida

Coca-Cola USA , Atlanta, Georgia

John Weiland Homes, Atlanta, Georgia

CGR Advisors, Atlanta, Georgia

Printpack, Atlanta, Georgia

Acordia Benefits of the South, Atlanta, Georgia

Hallmark Cards, Atlanta, Georgia


PUBLICATIONS (selected):

“Jim Frazer: The Explorer in Mind” by Heather Wunderlich, 15 Bytes, Artists of Utah e-zine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2007

The Creative Camera
, Nancy Howell-Koehler, Davis Publications, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1989

"The Southern Artist: Jim Frazer" by Laura C. Lieberman, Southern Accents, May-June, 1988

"Interview with Jim Frazer" by Grant Kester, Art Papers, January-February, 1984

Jim Frazer Hand-Colored Photographs, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 1981, exhibition catalogue with essay by Peter Morrin

The Southern Ethic, Southern Exposure and Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia,1975

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