Exhibitions and Collections

Selected One Person Exhibitions

  • Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ: 2019, 2013
  • Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT: 2019, 1985
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID: 2019, 2009, 2006
  • Royal Watercolour Society, Bankside Gallery, London: 2016, 2008, 1985 
  • Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro: 2016, 2008
  • Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, Dallas, TX, New York: 2013, 2008
  • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ: 2009
  • National Wildlife Museum, Jackson Hole, WY: 2005  
  • John Mitchell Fine Paintings, Bond Street, London: 2005
  • Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2004, 2000, 1998, 1995, 1992, 1990
  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter: 2003, 1998-99, 1992
  • Frye Art Museum (Retrospective), Seattle, WA: 2003, 2001
  • James Graham and Sons, New York, NY: 2003, 2001
  • Royal Geographical Society, London: 1999
  • Francesca Anderson Gallery, Boston, MA: 1997, 1994, 1988, 1985
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey: 1995
  • Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID: 1996, 1995
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.: 1987

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Inspiring Sights: Yellowstone through the Artists Eyes, 2016, Whitney Western Art Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY
  • Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation, 2015 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
  • West Select, 2015, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
  • Land Use Misuse: The Celebration and Exploitation of the American Landscape, 2011, Gerald Peters Gallery, Sante Fe, NM
  • Yosemite: The Art of an Icon, 2006, Autry Center for Western Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Whole Salmon, 2003, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
  • A Century of Grand Canyon Art, 2001, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

See additional solo and group exhibitions on Tony Foster’s website.

Public Collections

  • Autry Center for Western Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  • Falmouth Museum and Art Gallery, Cornwall, England
  • Mesa Verde National Park, CO
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco office (contact to arrange a visit)
  • Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
  • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
  • Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (hospital), Devon, England
  • Stanford University, Y2E2 faculty lounge, Palo Alto, CA (private)
  • Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH
  • Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
  • Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley, CA

Awards and Honors

  • Cherry Kearton Memorial Medal, Royal Geographical Society
  • Fellow, National Geographic Society
  • Yosemite Renaissance Prize
 In some ways the technique isn’t as risky as the journey. Tony Foster with unfinished painting of Everest from Ngozumba above Gokyo, Nepal, 2005. Photo by Mike Nathan

In some ways the technique isn’t as risky as the journey. Tony Foster with unfinished painting of Everest from Ngozumba above Gokyo, Nepal, 2005. Photo by Mike Nathan


Additional information about the artist can be found on Tony Foster’s website.