(1913 - 2007)
Fred Isao Ochi was active/lived in Idaho, California / Japan. Fred Ochi is known for watercolor landscape painting-red barns, celebrity portrait.
Biography Fred Ochi
Following is the obituary of the artist from the Idaho Mountain Express and Guide, March 23, 2007
Fred I. Ochi, an Idaho landscape artist and businessman who recorded the history of Idaho in watercolor paintings for more than six decades, passed away Feb. 8, 2007, at the home of his son in Idaho Falls. He was 93.
Best known for his paintings of Idaho's red barns, Ochi could be seen with his easel and canvases sitting on the roadside capturing the rustic scenery. Within 30 minutes, Ochi would transform reality into a symbolic canvas with flowing brush strokes and powerful colors. His ability to use perspective in a way to capture one's eye was a trademark.
Born in 1913 in Watsonville, Cali., Ochi grew up at the We
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