Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Fred Easker  (1944 - )

About: Fred Easker
 

Summary

Examples of his work  
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007

 
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
 
Buy and Sell: Fred Easker
  For sale ads Auction results*  
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: Iowa      Known for: photo real rural landscape painting, teaching

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Fred Easker:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Fred Easker)

yes

Biographical information (Fred Easker)

yes

Book references (Fred Easker)

3

Magazine references (Fred Easker)

1

Museum references (Fred Easker)

1

Discussion board entries (Fred Easker)

0

Please send me Alert Updates for Fred Easker (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
Biography from Fine Arts Collection, Luther College:
Fred Easker was born in 1944 in Cedar Rapids, IA. He received his BA in 1967 and his MA in 1989, both degrees in Art Education from the University of Iowa. He taught art on the secondary level at the Linn-Mar Community Schools in Marion, IA, for seven years.  He served as the Assistant Director at the Cedar Rapids Art Center from 1975-79.  Since 1979, he has worked as an independent artist although he has served as a part-time faculty member at Coe College and worked part-time for the Marion Historical Museum.  Easker has been painting full-time since 1994.

Easker has received numerous awards for his paintings. His corporate commissions have come from such sources as the Cedar Rapids Airport, St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, American Telephone and Telegraph in Kansas City, and the federal courthouse in Cedar Rapids. His art works are in many museum and private collections including the Poppajohn Center, School for Business Administration at the University of Iowa, the Iowa State University Museums, Pioneer Hi-Bred International and Meredith Corporation, the latter both located in Des Moines. He has participated in many group and solo exhibitions, focusing on areas in the Midwest.

Easker’s art works have been used to illustrate several books and journal articles. He has been the subject of several articles and profiles as well. He is especially known for his Iowa landscapes. Easker says in his online artist statement that “Most of my paintings are based on the rural landscape within an hour drive from my house. I am connected to the area and to the places painted. On my canvases are images of the Iowa countryside but more importantly for me my paintings represent me in the world. They are my story. I endeavor to tell an honest one.”

The painting by Easker in the Fine Arts Collection is a landscape donated by Richard and Candace Altorfer in honor of President Emeritus E.D. and Helen Farwell on the naming of Farwell Hall.


Source:
Sayre, Robert. Recovering the Prairie. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1999; Fine Arts Collection files

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists