Frank Gehry

Canadian-born architect, Frank O Gehry, is the principal in charge of Frank O Gehry and Associates, Incorporated, which he established in 1962 in Los Angeles. Gehry received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Southern California and studied city planning at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His architectural career spans three decades and has produced public and private buildings in America, Japan and, most recently, Europe. Gehry's work has been featured in major professional publications and national and international trade journals. In 1986, an exhihition entitled The Architecture of Frank O Gehry travelled throughout North America from Minneapolis to Atlanta, Houston, Toronto and Los Angeles, ending at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art in New York City. In 1989, he was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize and was named a trustee of the American Academy in Rome. In 1992, he received the Wolf Prize in Art and the Japan Art Association's Praemium Imperiale Award in Architecture. Gehry was a member of the 1992 [Aga Khan] Award [for Architecture] Master Jury.

Source: Architecture Beyond Architecture: Creativity and Social Transformations in Islamic Cultures. The 1995 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. London, Lanham MD: Academy Editions. 1995