King spent his first 16 years in Alabama and is a self-taught artist.
He started with street photography in Chicago in 2000.
Over the next couple years he shot in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, London and New York.
In 2003 he moved towards painting. The current paintings started in 2006.
King is based in Brooklyn and has a studio in Bushwick.
Artists Space Irving Sandler Artists File
Brooklyn Arts Council
New York Foundation for the Arts
Paintings in Public Places, Street Installations
3 Paintings in Chelsea, 1 Painting in SoHo
New York City, NY
November 2008 - January 2009
Group Show, Works on Paper
3 person show, Presidentâ€™s Gallery, Chicago State University, Paintings
Joyce Owens, Curator
Silent Auction hosted by Clareo Partners, Paintings
Partial funds raised provided art supplies and instruction for ORR High School
Youâ€™re a Great Beauty Group Show â€“ Chicago Artist Month, Baltazar Castillo Studio, Paintings
Red Hook Open Studios, Coffee Park Artists Collective, Group Show, Paintings
Toledo Friends of Photography 7th Biennial Exhibition, University of Toledo, Center for the Visual Arts
Albert Chong, Juror
Abstraction 2003, The Stage Gallery, Paintings
Long Island, NY
Westmorland Art Nationals, 29th Annual Exhibition, Black and White Photography Award
Around the Coyote - Curators Choice Exhibition, Photography
Photo National, Lancaster Museum of Art
Theresa Mulligan - Curator of Photography at the George Eastman House, Juror
KING FARISH: AN ART OF SKIN AND BONE
February 5, 2010
Interview by Philip Clark
Commissions and Publications
Furnari and Levine LLP, Paintings
New York, NY
Places Magazine, Photography of the Modern Nomad