Larnie Fox is a visual and sound artist known for monumental bamboo sculpture, kinetic sculpture, sound installations, performance and painting. His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions and performances in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationally. He created and led the Crank Ensemble who performed on hand-cranked instruments he built, and currently is inventing instruments, composing and performing with the new-music group the Contraption Quartet. He holds an MFA in Painting from the University of Utah and is the former Director of the Children's Fine Art Program at the Palo Alto Art Center and former Executive Director of Arts Benicia, a regional art center. He was commissioned by Burning Man to build and burn a 20 ft. bamboo windmill in 1997. Collaborations with his wife, Bodil Fox, have included dicewalks, performances, set design for Theatre of Yugen's Cycle Plays at Theatre Artaud in San Francisco, a giant kinetic dragonfly for the DuPage Museum near Chicago, and Birdhouse, a kinetic and olfactory installation for Vallejo’s Visions of the Wild festival. He and Bodil were awarded a three-month joint residency in the Lucas Artists’ Residency Program at the Montalvo Art Center in 2016. During the pandemic, Larnie assisted Bodil with her mask makers project which created over 7,000 sewn cloth face mask that were distributed to health care workers and their clients. They live and work in an old house near the water in Benicia, California.