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F R E D E R I C K A F O S T E R www.thinkaboutwater.com

B.A. in Art, University of Washington 1972
Factory of Visual Arts, 1972-3

ffosterstudio@icloud.com
Fredericka Foster – Youtube

Please note: Fischbach Gallery is in Miami Beach, and online since 2016.

SAGE ASSEMBLY 2017, presented paintings, and was lead in an afternoon activity: Exploring a Catastrophe to Water (The sewage spill into Puget Sound; 2017)

GUEST CURATOR
The Value of Water, The Cathedral St. John the Divine, NYC, 9/22/2011-3/25/2012

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 1996-2014
2014
Water Way Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, Clarkson University, Beacon, NY March 8 – October 5, 2014

2013
Water Way Fischbach Gallery, New York April 25-May 25

2009
Waterway Fischbach Gallery, New York Oct. 15 – Nov 14

2006
Waterway Fischbach Gallery, New York Nov 16-Dec 16

2004
Water Way Fischbach Gallery, New York Feb 12- March 13

2002
Water Way Fischbach Gallery, New York March 21-April 20th

1999
From the Ground Up, “Quiet House”, Invitational installation, Duvall, WA, August

1996
Deus/Virus: Transforming the Protease, Riverrun Gallery, Lambertville, NJ, April-May Transforming the HIV Protease, The Norbert Considine Gallery at Stuart Country Day School, Princeton, NJ, Sept.-Oct.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
“18” Fischbach Gallery, Miami Beach, Fla., April 18-August 18, 2017
Clio Art Fair, March 2-5, NYC

2016
Think Big, Fischbach Gallery, Miami Beach, Fla., online September 6 – November 30
The Endless Summer, Fischbach Gallery, Miami Beach, Fla., online May 12, – Aug. 31
In Plain Sight/Hindsight, Fischbach Gallery, Miami Beach, Fla., online, Jan. 7 – Feb. 27
The Value of Food Cathedral St. John the Divine, NYC, Curated by Kirby Gookin and Robin Kahn, Oct. 2015 to April 2016

2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Fischbach Gallery, NYC

2012
Value of Water, Cathedral St. John the Divine, NYC 9-22-11-3-25-12

2008
Written on the Wind, Rubin Museum of Art, NYC, Sept. 07-Feb. 08 Places, Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY May-June 2008

2004
les Fables de la Fontaine, The Meyerhoff Gallery, The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Jan-Mar The Flag Project, (String #5) Rubin Museum, NY, NY – ongoing

2003
Fables: The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, March-April Well heeled, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA Oct-Nov

2002
Mind/Body, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ, April: Kate Somers, Curator les Fables de la Fontaine, Temple University Rome, Italy Nov and Cenre pour L’art et la Culture, Aix-en-provence, France April 12-28

2001
Turtle Times, Studio D’Ars, Milan, Italy, May-July

2000
Painting 2000, Bumberbiennial, Seattle, WA, curator Matthew Kangas, Sept. Mary Mary, Seattle Underground Film Festival, October

1999
Gail Chase and Fredericka Foster Shapiro, SOHO 20, New York, New York, July The Wedding, The Limelight, New York City, March

PUBLICATIONS/media
Foster Shapiro, Fredericka, and O’Connell, Hilda. “Early Renaissance,” Art History Through
Touch and Sound. Developed by Art Education for the Blind, Inc, (See AEB website for
publication date)
Foster Shapiro and Christopher Young, Mary Mary, a six-minute film, 1999

COLLECTIONS
Commerce Bancshares
Comcast Corporation
Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY
General Electric
Merck and Company
Microsoft Corporation
Morgan Stanley

Fredericka Foster Bibliography
2014
Tricycle Magazine, SPOTLIGHT ON, Fredericka Foster, Summer, 2014, P. 28-29
Tricycle.com, “Like a Circle in Water.” video profile (Andrew Gladstone) Summer, 2014
This film also represented in two festivals: The Awareness Film Festival in Los Angeles, and the
Blue Ocean Film Festival in St. Petersburg, FL

2013
Stephanie Strasnick ARTnews; “reviews: new york, Fredericka Foster”, p. 100-101, September, NY, NY
Stephen Maine “Into the Deep”, Water Way p. 1-3, Fischbach Gallery, NYC

2009
Carter Ratcliff , “ An Aqueous Cosmology: The Art of Fredericka Foster;” Waterway, p. 1-6, Fischbach Gallery, NYC

2005
Tricycle Magazine, Vol. XIV No. 4 Summer, reproduction of Norwegian Fjord I, p. 128

2002
Elizabeth Neuman, “Fredericka Foster: Water Way”, NY Arts, April, p. 95
Deloris Tarzan Ament, Iridescent Light; The Emergence of Northwest Art, University of Washington Press, P. 8

2000
Tricycle Magazine, Vol. IX No. 4 Summer, 2000. Full page reproduction of painting, BUDDHA, p. 18
Galen Films/Romano Productions, The Spiritual Journey: Interfaith Perspectives, several paintings included in the 34 minute video presented to the World Parliament of Religious Leaders by the Auburn Theological Seminary and the Temple of Understanding 1999
Regina Hackett, “Urban artists fill a natural setting with surprises”, Seattle PI,
August 31, Section D

1998
Becca Robinson, “What’s Upfront”, New Age Magazine, Nov.-Dec., P. 18, artist’s
photo by Sean Emmerle

1996
Tammy Paolina,”Fighting AIDS, Death through an Artist’s Protean Vision”,
Photography by Nicole Buchenholz; Hunterdon County Democrat,11 April, What’s
Up? cover and p.3
Wendy Heisler, “Lending a Healing Hand”,The Princeton Packet-Time Off, 5 Apr, P.11
“Deus/Virus: at Riverrun, an AIDS-Healing Installation”, New Hope Gazette, 21 March,
article and photograph P. 18

1995
Digressions on Infection, “le SIDA, theme central de l’exposition d’une artiste
americaine…” Sophiapolis, 15 jan