Fred Sexton was born in England in 1880. During the late 1920s Sexton lived in San Francisco and was active in the local art scene. By 1932 he had moved to Los Angeles where he was later employed on the Federal Art Project.
Exh: SFAA, 1929-30; Younger Painters Club (LA), 1930; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1935; Federal Art Project, LACMA, 1935; Modern Art Gallery (Hollywood), 1936; Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1937-40; Zeitlin Gallery (LA), 1938; Pomona College, 1939; Courvoisier Gallery (SF), 1940; Paris Gallery (LA), 1940; LACMA, 1940 (solo), 1943; LA AA, 1941; Artists of LA, 1948; Jepson Art Inst. (LA), 1948; CGA, 1949.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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