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Llyn Foulkes

Born: 1935
Birthplace: Yakima, WA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter, Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Assemblage artist

Military service: US Army (Germany, 1954-56)

Composer of "assemblages": sharply lit, mixed media tableaux. Performs music on The Machine, a one-man-band assemblage of horns, pans, and resonant equipment.

Father: (abandoned family 1936)
Wife: (div., two children)

    University: University of Washington (1953-54)
    University: Central Washington College of Education, Ellensburg, WA (1954)
    University: Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA (1957-59)

    American Academy of Arts and Letters 2008
    NEA Fellowship 1986
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1977
    Paris Biennale Prize for Painting 1967
    The Rubber Band (1973-77)
    City Lights Drummer (1965-71)
    Welsh Ancestry

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