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Biography

j.frede (Pronounced J. Fred)

The work of j.frede has been presented throughout the United States and Europe including such institutions as The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Soundvision Gallery (Portland, OR), Phantom Galleries (Long Beach, CA), Ausland (Berlin, German), Machine Project (Los Angeles), 321 Gallery (NYC), Berkeley Art Museum (Berkeley, CA) and more.

j.frede continues to work in various mediums in Los Angeles.


Selected Exhibitions

2015
Passage / hours - Video / Sculpture
January 17th - San Francisco - Concurrent Solo shows
Savernack Street / Station Gallery

Parallel Migration - Video Installation
February 14/ 15 - San Francisco
RE:SOUND Series
Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve

Fiction Landscapes - no.009 - no.014 - Photo Arrangements
Mar 20th - Denver, CO - Group Show
Dynamic Mapping
Abend Gallery

of the sea - Various Mediums
May 22nd - Los Angeles, CA - Solo Show
Artshare LA - Curated by Alexis Hyde

Fiction Landscape no.014 - Photo Arrangements
November 20th - Los Angeles, CA - Group Show
THREE DAY WEEKEND:PARTY IN BACK
Blum & Poe - Curated by Dave Muller


2014
Artist in Residence – National Center for Contemporary Arts – Kronstadt
January / February – Kronstadt (Saint Petersburg) Russia

59.99230° N / 29.78197° E ; Selected Works
- Various Mediums
February 8th – Kronstadt, Russia - Solo Show - National Center for Contemporary Arts

Support Systems - Sculpture / Photographs
March 23rd - Los Angeles - Two Person Show (with Joshua Petker) - 2A Gallery

The Hot 100 - (Auction) - Photographs
April 16th - Online Auction - Benefit for the Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation - paddle8.com
Curated by Sarah Belden / Sarah Belden Fine Art Advisory, Spain

After Malevich - Photograph / Video
June 28th - Brooklyn, NY - Group Show - Joy Syringe - 321 Gallery

Artist in Residence - The Clipperton Project - Scotland
September - The Orkney Islands, Scotland, UK



2013
Unentitled - Paintings
February 9th - Culver City - Solo Show - Lebasse Projects

Fiction Landscape no.02
- Photo arrangement
March 9th - Denver, CO - Group Show - Reality of Fiction - Redline Gallery

How About Now - Painting / Sculpture
June 9th - Los Angeles, Ca - Group Show - Namaste Highland Park

Exquisite Corpse - Painting / Collage (collaborative work with Amanda Gordon Dunn)
July 13th - Denver, CO - Group Show - Groundswell Gallery



2012

Marie Antoinette - Silkscreen, Silver Leaf, Ink on Dollar
March 31st - Los Angeles, CA - Group Show - All in for the 99%

Heirlooms- Sculptures
June 22nd - Denver, CO - Two Person Show (with Amanda Gordon Dunn) - Pirate Contemporary


2011
Black Gold - Sound Sculpture / Study for Readymades No.01 - Sound Sculpture
March 12th - Long Beach, CA - Group Show - Phantom Galleries

Glass Music - Performance
May 8th - Berkeley, CA - Berkeley Art Museum

Succulents no.1 & no.2 - Photographs / collaboration with Joseph Imhauser
September 13th - New York City, NY - NYU Wagner Gallery - Reborn:9/11 Exhibition

 

2010
Behind Closed Doors - Photography
March 3rd - Los Angeles, CA - Group Show - Manifest Equality

How About Now - Photography
July 17th - Los Angeles, CA - Group Show - Sabina Lee Gallery

Camera Obscura - Installation
August 7th - Los Angeles, CA - Solo Exhibition - Machine Project

illiteral - Book Edition
October 9th - New York City, NY - Group Show - 233 Mott Street

 

2009
Bee’s Knees - Sound Installation
February 12th - Los Angeles, CA - Sound and Space 2009

Fire & Water - Photography
September 25th - Long Beach, CA - Playhouse Collective

Black Gold
- Sound Sculpture
October 3rd - Long Beach, CA - Group Show - Soundwalk 2009

 

2008
The Battle of Los Angeles - Window Installation
May 28th - Long Beach, CA - Solo Show

A Siren's Song - Sound Installation
September 20th - Long Beach, CA - Group Show - Soundwalk 2008



2006

Alert - Sound Sculpture
June 2nd – Guestroom Gallery, Portland, OR - Group Show – grey | area

Gray Rooms - mixed media
August - Open Gallery Long Beach, CA - Solo Show

End Days- Sound Installation
October - Long Beach, CA – Group Show – Soundwalk 2006

Untitled (Security) Sculpture
December 15th - Long Beach, CA - Art Auction



2005

Homesick Series . “open book : Sound Installation
August 23rd - Open Gallery, Long Beach, CA – Group Show – Soundwalk 2005


2004
Surface Sculpture . high(tide)ways : Sound Installation
June 29th - Santa Monica, CA – Group Show – EAAARS -18th Street Arts Complex,

a siren song for parthenope - Sound Installation
August 21st – SWYS Gallery, Long Beach, CA - Group Show –Soundwalk 2004

 

2003
Selected Phonographies - Sound Installation
May 1st - Soundvision, Portland, OR – Joint Exhibition

Selected Phonographies - Sound Installation
Puckette Estate, Portland, OR (Commission)

Selected Phonographies - Sound Installation
HOF Piercing Studios, Hollywood, CA (Commission)

 

2002
Site Series . Beyond Baroque - Sound Installation
August 2nd - Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA - Beyond Music Series

Evidence - Video Installation
October 2nd - Los Angeles, CA – A Day of Listening Festival

 

2001
Urban Ambience Relocation Project - Sound Installation
June 15th – Thunder Basin, Wy - Assemble Festival

12-tone composition for sines - Sound Installation
October 3rd - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver - Visual Soundings Series