EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, marketing concentration, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, 1989

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Lighthouse Writers advanced study with Rebecca Mekkai, Daivd Heska Wanbli Weiden, William Haywood Henderson, John Cotter, and Andrea Dupree


CLIENTS

National Sculpture Society, publisher, Sculpture Quarterly

PACE Center for the Arts, curator

Modernist West, the Robert G. Lewis Collection, art advisor

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

1997 – 2023     COORS WESTERN ART EXHIBIT & SALE, curator, Denver, CO, catalogues available; Annual fine art exhibit of 75 contemporary realist painters, sculptors, and photographers with revenue over $1M and audiences of nearly 40,000.

2015 to present ~ PACE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Parker, CO, curator

2024 Deregeneration: Collin Parsons, installation exhibition

2023 Women with Power Tools, a look at women sculptors and installation artists whose work is not only physically demanding, but whose themes challenge viewers perceptions of women 

2023   Sarah Fukami: Reflections on Amache installation exhibition spotlights  the work of Fukami, whose grandparents had been sent to Amache concentration camp in Colorado during WWII. 

2023  Photography by Alternative Means exhibition of works by four artists, Mark Sink, Jeff Puckett, Maeve Eichelberger, and Maureen Ruddy Burkhart exploring a variety of printing techniques

2022  Modernist West, Prints from the Robert G. Lewis Collection, exploration in print making pre- and post-WWII in Colorado

2022  Transformation, Fiber Artists of Colorado, a juried exhibition of contemporary fiber artists using only recycled materials

2022  Life Beginning, Life Renewed exhibition of five artists using nature as their muse

2021 Alternative Facts: Photography by Any Means, juried exhibition exploring the blurred lines of fact and fiction through photography.

2021  Expressions of Interior Life, exhibition of Russian painters who use landscape as their form of expression in response to political turmoil.

2021 Through Their Eyes: Understanding Mental Health, featuring Scott Switzer and artists from the VFW 1 Denver whose work explores mental health, police violence, PTSD and the public’s perception. Recorded panel discussion.

2020 Allegories of Transformation, featuring Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Steven Yazzie, Joe Feddersen, Anna Hoover, Neal Ambrose-Smith, Norman Akers, Corwin Clairmont, Linley Logan, Cara Romero, and Diego Romero, this show examines the work of prominent contemporary Native American artists. The exhibition was sponsored by the National Endowment of the Arts. Recorded interviews accompany the exhibition.

2020     When Will They See Us? Featuring Tya Anthony, Rochelle Johnson, Autumn Thomas, Ella Marie Ray, Brigitte Thomas looking at contemporary art and issues for Black women artists.

2020     Japanese Prints and Their Influence on Western Art, historic Japanese prints along with contemporary prints by Leon Loughridge, story boards and possible workshop                        

2020     Essays on Stone and Light: Works by the MacInnes Brothers, Photography and Mosaic, two interpretations of the same Scottish landscapes through different mediums.                        

2020     Allegories of Transformation, featuring the works of Indigenous artists including Juane Quick-to-See Smith, Cara Romero, Steven Yazzie, Norman Akers and Emily Arthur, among others, Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts.                                

2019     Black and White, the drawing show, featuring Shelly Reed, Adonna Khare, Robin Cole, Bill Amundson, Terry Gardner, Morgan Beem, Julie Chapman, Alan Brooks studio    

2019     Roddy MacInnes: Personal Histories of Photography and project space where elementary and college students interviewed the elderly, created narrative and photo essays

2019     Inside Out / Outside In, exploring the world of artists who paint outdoors and how it informs studio work

2019     Meyerrose & Smith: Collaborations, Craig Marshall Smith and Jennifer Meyerrose, two person show                                                     

2018     Tell Me a Story: Frank Sampson, Melanie Yazzie, Matt Christie and Janey Skeer, Colorado artists with different backgrounds use their work to tell stories of their lives                       

2018     Hand-Pulled: Mark Lunning’s OpenPress, highlighting the stellar print makers who have worked with Master Printer and artist Mark Lunning at Open Press. Featuring Brian Comber, Ken Elliott, Joe Higgins, Homare Ikeda, Viviane LeCoutois, Janice McCullagh, Geoffrey Ridge, Daniel Teitelbaum, Patricia Branstead, Chuck McCoy, Mark Lunning, as well as Dale Chisman, Patti Cramer and Joellyn Duesberry.                                        

2017     Women Behind the Lens; Month of Photography, featuring Sally Stockhold, Jessie Paige, Andrea Wallace, Gwen Laine, Wendi Schneider, Terri Bell, Loretta Young-Gautier, Karen Divine, Barbara Sparks, Lauren Wings, and Patricia Barry Levy.

2017     Notes from Nature, Plein Air Painters of America exhibit in conjunction with Parker Symphony           

2017     Back to My Roots, featuring Lorenzo Chavez, Tony Ortega and Jerry Vigil, Santero, exploring their Hispanic roots in Colorado through art

2017     Draft, Ekphrastic Art exhibition with poets responding to paintings and painters responding to poems. Painter Don Stinson responds to poet Susan Stinson; Adrienne Stein responds to Marj Hanhe; Michael Gadlin responds to slam poet Suzi Q Smith; Ron Hicks collaborates with poet Seth Brady Tucker; Tadashi Hayakawa with Gina Valdes and Rosalie Hayakawa; Sushe Felix and Ginny Hoyle collaborate; Doug Erion collaborates with Veronica Patterson ; and Tom Compagna collaborates with Sylvia Eichmann; and Michael Vacchiano with Jenny Itell and Lori Ryan.

2016     Pulled, Pressed, Stitched, Printed, Jennifer Ghormley installation; selected print makers and Alicia Baily co-curates selection of hand-made books; to celebrate Month of Print

2016     Fiber Innovations II, with Janine Thornton, Ilse Aviks; Sandra Clark, Ayn Hanna and other juried artists,                                                 

2016     Contemporary Fauvists, Jeannie Paty, Madeline O’Connell, Peggi Kroll Roberts, and Scott Switzer explore the explosive color of the Fauvist Movement.

2015     The Horse: Variations on a Theme, featuring Quang Ho, Amy Laugesen, and Brown Cannon.


OTHER CLIENTS & CURATED EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE

2017     D.C. Commission on the Arts, 202 Festival event curator

2017     America’s Industrial Landscape, for the Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, catalogue

2016     Plein Air Painters of America 30th Anniversary, Celebrating the National Parks, Steamboat Art Museum, CO, catalogue

2009     Shooting the West, Arvada Center for the Arts, catalogue

2008     Law of the Range: Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspectors, Stephen Collector photography, Colorado State Capitol

2006-2008     Masterpieces of Colorado, a Rich Legacy of Landscape Painting traveling exhibition sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, Colorado Council on the Arts, and the El Polmar Foundation, catalogue

2001-2003     Artists for Colorado’s Youth Sale and Auction, Public Education and Business Coalition, catalogues

2002-2004     Colorado Mountain Club Landscape Exhibition and Sale, catalogues

2002     Colorado Lawyers for the Arts Fine Art Auction


DIRECTORSHIPS

2015-2017       Plein Air Painters of America

1996-1998       David Uhl Gallery, Denver, CO, founding partner

1989-1992       Douglas County Council for the Arts, CO


SELECTED MAGAZINE BYLINES APPEAR IN

5280, Denver’s Magazine; Western Art & Architecture; Southwest Art Magazine; Ovation; Colorado Expressions; ArtRevue; Breckenridge Magazine; The Artist Magazine


CRITICAL ESSAYS

Artist Acclaim, Coors Show magazine

Daniel Sprick, the Living and the Dead

Jay Moore, Under an Open Sky

Shooting the West, Arvada Center for the Arts

Masterpieces of Colorado, a Rich Legacy of Landscape Painting, traveling exhibition

Industrial America, Tweed Museum of Art


ROSE FREDRICK FINE ART PUBLISHING

Publisher and editor of fine art monographs and museum catalogues

2022 David Uhl, The Art of the Ride

2017    Chasing Shadows, the Art and Philosophy of Rick Howell, Rick Howell

2017    For Purple Mountains: Colorado, a Journey of the Senses, the photography of Barbara Sparks, essays by Governor John Hickenlooper and Peter Dea

2016    Sally Maxwell: Scratching the Surface, Todd Wilkinson

2014    Don Coen: The Migrant Series, Phoenix Art Museum, Jerry Smith, PhD

2014    Taos: Land, People, Spirit, photography of Barbara Sparks, David L. Witt, PhD

2013    Howard Post: Western Perspectives, Jerry Smith, PhD

2011    Len Chmiel: an authentic nature, Amy Scott, PhD

2011    Far Flung Places: the photography of Barbara Sparks, Roddy MacInnes, MFA

2011    Joellyn Duesberry: Elevated Perspective, David Curry, Carl Little, and others


SELECTED PANEL DISCUSSIONS, SEMINARS, SYMPOSIUM, LECTURES

  • Lush Life: Wayne Thiebaud’s Saturated Realism, Loveland Museum of Art
  • Presenting Don Coen and The Migrant Series, live interview before an audience at the Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA
  • Contemporary Landscape, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
  • Art vs. Smut, When Does Photography Cross the Line?, Michele Mosko Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO
  • What’s Wrong with Western Art?, Visions West Gallery, Denver, CO
  • Searching for Authentic Voices, Spirit Art Show and Sale artist symposium, Cheyenne, WY,
  • Lessons Learned at Bloody Sand Creek, Denver Public Library
  • Why You Didn’t Get In (Hint: It’s Not Because You Suck), Spirit Art Show and Sale artist symposium, Cheyenne, WY
  • The Art of Talking About Yourself, Parker Artist Guild
  • Upping Your Game, Madeline Island School for the Arts
  • Contemporary Realism in the West, Friends of Painting and Sculpture, Denver Art Museum
  • New Visions of the West, Denver Art Museum Volunteers

EXHIBITION JUROR AND PUBLIC ART SELECTION COMMITTEES

  • Denver Art in Public Places selection committees for National Western Campus; Denver Museum of Nature and Science; Denver Fire Dept Station 9
  • Rocky Mountain Plein Air Show, Estes Park, CO
  • Arapahoe Community College Student Exhibit, CO
  • Plein Air Festival, Denver, CO
  • Best of the West Exhibition, Sangre de Cristo Center for the Arts, Pueblo, CO
  • Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, Cheyenne WY (twice)

SPECIAL PROJECTS / GALLERIES

2022 Joellyn Duesberry Collection, consultant to the family, cataloguing, placing work in museums, and sales

2015 Deaccession Jones International art collection

2015 Deaccession Bob and Shirley Sturm art collection

2009 Wayne Thiebaud, 70 Years of Painting, 90-minute interview with Thiebaud recorded for the Loveland Art Museum exhibition

1998-1999 Third Canyon Gallery

1997-1998 Consultant, 100 Years of British Painting, The Bill and Bernadette Berger Collection, Toma and Associates with the Denver Art Museum

1994-1996  The Art Scene, art education series, Denver, CO

1991-1995 Carol Siple Gallery, Denver, CO

1990-1996  The Art Seen, host of cable tv interview production


ACCOLADES

2023 Mary Belle Grant award, recognition for contribution to the art community

2020 National Endowment for the Arts grant, Allegories of Transformation

2015 YMCA Volunteer of The Year

2014 Best Multicultural Book, New Mexico / Arizona Book Awards

2014 Winner, The Big Read, Denver

2011 Rock West Curator of The Year

2011 Colorado Book Awards Finalist

2007 National Endowment for the Arts grant, Masterpiece of Colorado

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