I’m off to LA Art Show!

We barely had time to catch our breath from the Miami shows when we threw all of our energy into preparing for the upcoming LA Art Show, January 11 – 15, 2017 in the Los Angeles Convention Center West Hall.

I will be introducing UNO’S GMO Beach Party installation and will be painting a mural directly on the show wall as part of the installation. I also will be showing my new “famous artists portrait series” and other new work under the Coagula Curatorial banner just inside the show entrance at exhibition space #113.

The LA Art Show is entering its third decade as one of the world’s largest and longest running events with 150,000 square feet of exhibition space and close to 70,000 attendees last year. While dedicated to maintaining their commitment to technique and integrity, the show’s principals continue to further refine their curatorial vision by presenting innovative galleries and artist performances that showcase premier Modern and Contemporary work. Please check their web site for show times and directions.

Before I go, I also want to thank Phoenix New Times and arts writer Lynn Trimble for the in-depth studio interview.

Hope to see you at the show!

See you in Miami!!

I’m Ending 2016 on a High Note

Tieken Gallery will hold an artist reception for our current show, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, on Saturday, November 26 from 2pm to 5pm. If you didn’t get a chance to see the show at the opening, please join us for live painting and conversation with the artists, Emmeric Konrad and Richard Kessler.

The following day, Gail and I will be packing our bags and heading to Art Week Miami where I’m participating in two shows and we hope to see you there. Details are below:

Thanks so much to the following publications for the great feature stories I’ve recently received, both in print and online editions. Here are the links to the articles:

AZ Foothills Magazine feature
Paradise Valley Independent
Phoenix New Times

Have a peaceful and happy holiday season,

 fred tieken

The Art of Fred Tieken – Latitude 33 Sky Lobby

The Art of Fred Tieken – Latitude 33 Sky Lobby

I am thrilled to be showing at the beautiful Latitude 33 Sky Lobby in Marina del Rey throughout the summer. The curated show, which opened on May 19, runs through August 15 and features 18 of my available paintings with my large UNO bird sculpture presiding over the show. I hope you’ll stop by to see the show and visit my studio just around the corner while you’re in the area. Please contact me in advance for an artist-guided showing.

May 19 – August 15, 2016
Open weekdays 9am to 5pm
By appointment other times

Latitude 33 Sky Lobby
3111 Via Dolce
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(on the corner of Washington Blvd & Via Dolce)

Second Annual Mask Art Show LA

Second Annual Mask Art Show LA

Last year’s show featured over 30 artists with an emphasis on masks and faces and lasted only one night. It was such a huge success that this year’s event has been extended to a month-long show at the venerable, historic arts center Beyond Baroque in Venice, California. Produced and curated by Dulce Stein, the show will include many of LA’s top contemporary artists.

May 7 – 27, 2016
Opening Reception, Saturday May 7, 4pm to 7pm


Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291

Phoenix Magazine shines the spotlight on me in their April 2016 Issue

Phoenix Magazine shines the spotlight on me in their April 2016 Issue

It could go to my head being referred to as “Original Hepcat and Artist-Entrepreneur.” What a great spotlight spread from Phoenix Magazine! Marilyn Hawkes, writer, did a masterful job of summing up my life in five paragraphs and photographer Michael Woodall (pictured here with assistant Natasha Mishana) got such a fantastic close-up of me and my work!

Many thanks to Managing Editor Niki D’Andrea and the crew at Phoenix Magazine for consistently turning out one of the most relevant city magazines in publication.

Phoenix Magazine
April 2016 issue
Pages 124-125

Tieken Gallery Presents Co_Works: A Transatlantic Venture with Guest Curator, Norbert Guthier

Tieken Gallery Presents Co_Works: A Transatlantic Venture with Guest Curator, Norbert Guthier

Imagine you could travel the world, stopping wherever you wish to meet your favorite artists and to visit with them in their studios, spending a day or two watching them at work.

For Norbert Guthier of Germany, this is not a dream but a reality that he has been living for the last several years. Not only has Guthier been visiting artists throughout the Americas, he has created a book, Co_Works, that combines photographs by Guthier with original artwork from the artists inspired by these photos.

Living the ultimate curator’s dream, Guthier is now working on a series of shows featuring these Co_Works with the premier American showing at Tieken Gallery opening February 27, 2016.

Featured in the show will be artists Emilio Martinez, Miami, FL; Matt Sesow, Washington, DC; Heather Wilcoxon, San Francisco, CA; Matthias Bolz, Dresden, Germany; Barbara Fisher, Asheville, NC; Brad Moody, Houston, TX; and Fred Tieken, Paradise Valley, AZ & Venice Beach, CA; with photography by Norbert Guthier, Frankfurt, Germany.

The opening reception on February 27 will be by RSVP. An event page will be posted on the Facebook Tieken Gallery page in mid February so please sign up early. We are expecting a full-to-capacity opening and you must be on the guest list to attend this event.

February 27 – March 6, 2013, Opening Hosted Reception, Saturday, February 27, 6pm to 9pm

Closing Reception, Sunday, March 6, 2013, 2pm to 5pm, find us on facebook

Tieken Gallery
5202 East Gold Dust Avenue
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

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