19 Jan Rose Fredrick
Curator and writer, Rose Fredrick has been actively involved in the Denver art scene for more than 20 years, working on exhibitions for non-profit causes and writing about art and artists for national publications. Fredrick won a National Endowment for the Arts grant in 2006, to curate a traveling exhibit exploring the legacy of landscape painting in Colorado. Her interview with Wayne Thiebaud has been played at museums during his retrospective exhibitions, and is used by professors in college courses. She curated Shooting the West: Contemporary Colorado Photographers for the Arvada Center for the Arts, CO, in January 2009.
Rose has juried numerous exhibitions across the state, and has sat on panel discussions covering such topics as Art versus Smut: Where Does Photography Cross the Line to What’s Wrong with Western Art? Most recently, Fredrick has started a fine art publishing company in affiliation with University of New Mexico Press. Her publication Elevated Perspectives: The Paintings of Joellyn Duesberry was selected as a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards. Two more titles are due in 2013, one on Montana artist Theodore Waddell and another on Arizona artist Howard Post.