Raised in Toronto, Canada, Frank Gehry moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1947, at the age of eighteen. Mr. Gehry received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Southern California, and he studied City Planning at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Before establishing his own firm, Mr. Gehry apprenticed with architects Victor Gruen and Pereira & Luckman in Los Angeles, and with Andre Remondet in Paris.
In subsequent years, he built an architectural career that has spanned four decades and produced public and private buildings in America, Asia and Europe. In an article published in the New York Times in November 1989, architecture critic Paul Goldberger wrote that Mr. Gehry's buildings are powerful essays in primal geometric form and ... materials, and from an aesthetic standpoint they are among the most profound and brilliant works of architecture of our time.
Hallmarks of Mr. Gehry's design process include a particular concern for the ways in which people move through, live, and work comfortably within the spaces he creates, and an insistence that his buildings address the context and culture of their sites.
Mr. Gehry was awarded the premiere accolade in the field of architecture, the Pritzker Architecture Prize, which honors significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture, in 1989. In the same year Mr. Gehry was named a trustee of the American Academy in Rome.
In 1992, Mr. Gehry received the Wolf Prize in Art (Architecture) from the Wolf Foundation, and the Praemium Imperiale Award in Architecture from the Japan Art Association.
In 1994, Mr. Gehry became the recipient of the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Award for lifetime contribution to the arts. Mr. Gehry was also named the recipient of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
He was made a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1987 and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1991.
He has received honorary doctoral degrees from the California College of Arts and Crafts, the Technical University of Nova Scotia, the Rhode Island School of Design, the California Institute of Arts, and the Otis Art Institute at the Parsons School of Design.
In 1982 and 1989, he held the Charlotte Davenport Professorship in Architecture at Yale University. In 1984, he held the Eliot Noyes Chair at Harvard University.
He was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) in 1974, and he has received many national, regional, and local A.I.A. awards, including A.I.A. Los Angeles Chapter Gold Medal. He presently serves on the steering committee of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
Mr. Gehry's work has been featured in major professional publications and national and international trade journals, as well as in Newsweek, Time Magazine, Art In America, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Le Monde, LExpress and Frankfurter Allgemeine.
His drawings and models, his designs for cardboard and bentwood furniture, and his interpretations (in various forms and materials) of fish, have been exhibited in museums around the world.
A major retrospective exhibition of his work was organized by the Walker Art Center in October 1986. Titled "The Architecture of Frank O. Gehry," the exhibit traveled throughout North America from Minneapolis to Atlanta, Houston, Toronto and Los Angeles, ending at The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.
How to book Frank Gehry?
Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Frank Gehry for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Frank Gehry, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Frank Gehry or any other celebrity of your choice.
How much does it cost to book Frank Gehry?
Booking fees for Frank Gehry, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Frank Gehry, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
Who is the agent for Frank Gehry?
All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Frank Gehry for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Frank Gehry for your next private or corporate function.
What is a full-service talent booking agency?
All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Frank Gehry or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Frank Gehry or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
Frank Gehry is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Frank Gehry for your event is . Frank Gehry generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Frank Gehry for an upcoming event.
We are happy to assist you with your interest in booking a speaker or celebrity for your event, your organization, and the type of talent you would like to secure, and an agent will be in touch shortly.
Fill out the form below to or call us at 1-800-698-2536 if need immediate assistance.
This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.
All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.