Board Member and Exhibitions Committee Member
Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA
Frazier King is a member of the Board and of the Exhibitions Committee of the Houston Center for Photography (HCP), a nonprofit organization founded in 1981 offering year-round exhibitions, workshops, publications, outreach programs, lectures, and classes. HCP's mission is to increase society's understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture, and produces 10—12 exhibitions annually on and off-site, balancing work by regional and internationally acclaimed emerging, mid-career, and established artists. HCP also produces SPOT magazine, a bi-annual journal of photography that includes artist portfolios, interviews, exhibition and book excerpts, and highlights on HCP members' work.
King has been on the HCP Board for fourteen years, and was Chair of the Exhibitions Committee from 2008 until September 2012. He continues to serve on the Exhibitions Committee, and participates process of selecting exhibitions. As a collector, King exhibited his collection in the second FotoFest Collector’s Eye Exhibition, shown in the FotoFest headquarters from October through December 2012. In addition, he is a widely-shown photographer, and has participated in FotoFest and other international reviews since the 1980s.
In general, King is interested in all kinds of work, but the primary focus is on current trends or themes and developments in new approaches and processes. He is not interested in viewing commercial work.