Fred Escher Born 1940 MFA University of Wisconsin 1967 Awards 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship 1980 National Endowment for the Arts Grant One Person Exhibitions 2018  CatBox Contempoary, Ridgewood,NY 2018   Galerie SYMPA, Figeac, France 2017   57West57StreetARTS Gallery, NYC 2013   Heskin Contempoary, NYC 1985   Phillis Kind Gallery , NYC 1984   112 Greene St. NYC 1984   Nancy Lurie Gallery , Chicago 1982   Anderson Gallery , Virginia Commonwealth University Roger Litz Gallery, NYC Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago 1980   Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago 1979   Walter Kelley Gallery, Chicago 1971   Hundred Acers Gallery, with OK Harris, NYC 1970   Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis Group Exhibitions 2016   Fred Valentine, Fred Escher and Ron Baron, NYC 1985 Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art 1985  Kind at Koplin, Koplin Gallery , Los Angeles 1985  Narrative Art PS 1, NYC 1985  Scapes, Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara 1985  Summer Show Phyllis Kind Galley, NYC 1984 Great Values, Feature Gallery, Chicago 1984  Narrative Art, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City 1983 Harm Boukaert Gallery, NYC 1983  The American Artist as Printmaker, Brooklyn Museum 1983 Xtra Critical Role, Gabrielle Bryers, NYC 1983  Looking at Women, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago 1982 Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Art Museum 1982  Drawing Invitational, Harm Bouckaert Gallery, NYC 1981 Young Chicago Artists, Quay Gallery, Chicago 1972 Drawings, Hundred Acres Gallery, NYC 1970 9 Artists/ 9 Spaces, Waker Art Center, Minneapolis 1970  Funk and Phenomena, O K Harris Gallery, NYC Bibliography Artscribe International No. 56, “Fred Escher at Phyllis Kind” review by Barry Schwabsky, February-March 1986, p.74 The New York Times, “Art: "Fred Escher at Phyllis Kind” review by Vivien Raynor, January 3, 1986, C20 Art in America, "Fred Escher at Phyllis Kind" review by Gerrit Henry, April 1986 Arts Magazine, “Fred Escher Phyllis Kind” review by David Lurie, February 1986 City Living, “Eclectic Collections – Soho Remains Complex as Ever” review by Joana Jebsen, February 1985 Los Angeles Times, “Scapes’ Exhibit: Rooms With Too Many Views” review by Suzanne Muchnic, December 9, 1985, p.4 The Freeman’s Journal, “Doubleday (Abdul) and Diamond Art” review by Bruce Kurtz, September 5, 1984 The Reader, Chicago, IL., “Women In Trouble” by Virginia Holbert, February 25, 1983, p.4 Commonwealth Times, Richmond, Va., Lori Blackmon, September 14-21, 1982, p.12 The Richmond Times Dispatch, “Pat Adams, John Baldessari, Fred Escher” review by Robert Mertitt, September,1982 Commonwealth Times, Richmond, VA., “Escher Overlooks Ackell’s ‘Censorship of Sorts’” by Richard Townsend, October, 1982, p11 The Reader, Chicago, IL., “The Importance of Being Tasteless” by Christopher Lyon, April 14, 1982, p.36 ff. Art/World, NYC, NY., “Fred Escher” review by Barnaby Ruhe, January 26, 1982, p.5 Images and Issues, “Young Chicago Painters at Quay” by Mary Stofflet, Winter 1981-1982, p.90 Soho Weekly News, “Fred Escher” review by William Zimmer, January 26, 1982, p.25 Arts Magazine, “Fred Escher”review by Gwynne Vernet, February 1982 Art in America, “The Academy of the Bad” by Peter Plagens, November 1981, p.11 ff. Artforum, “Fred Escher”review by C. L. Morrison, March 1981 Assembling#10, Richard Kostelenetz editor, 1980 The Reader, Chicago, IL. “Fred Escher” by Joanna Frueh, February 1980 Tenth Assembling – A Collection of Otherwise Unpublishable Manuscripts, Compiled by Richard Kostelanetz and David Cole, 1980 Art in America, “Fred Escher” by Joanna Frueh, October 1979 Artforum, “Fred Escher, Walter Kelly Gallery”review by C. L. Morrison, April 1979 Chicago Sun-Times, "Fred Escher" review January 7, 1979 Transit, Holland, Netherlands, 1977 A.Q., Frankfurt, Germany, 1975 Photo Methods for Industry, “Fred Escher” by William Hyzer, March 1973 Avalanche, Summer 1972 Avalanche, Winter 1971 New York Times, “Art Review”, January 1971 Art News, "Fred Escher" review February 1971 Catalogues “Painting and Sculpture Today” Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN., Catalogue.1986 p23 ‘Scapes’ University Art Museum , Santa Barbara, CA., “Fred Escher”, catalogue, curated by Phyllis Plous, 1985 "Painting and Sculprure Today" Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN., catalogue, 1985 “El Arte Narrativo” Museo Rufino Tamayo, director Robert R. Littman, November-December 1984, catalogue p.29 " El Arte Narrativo" PS 1 Long Island City, NY, director Alanna Heiss “The American Artist as Printmaker National Print Exhibition” The Brooklyn Museum, catalogue, curator Barry Walker, October 28, 1983 , p. 56 "9 artists/9 spaces" Walker Art Center , curated by Richard Koshalek , October 1970, catalogue p. 20 Books “Ricky the Rat and Friends” Vulcanizadora Publishing, 2015 Hardcover 62 pages ,7” x 9.5” , 56 Watercolors, Edition 500  ISBN  978-0-692-35529-9 “Brushes” Painting - Cleaning - Sweeping -  Brushing Vulcanizadora Publishing  2014 , 47 Watercolors ,21cm x 20cm, Edition 500 ISBN-13   978-0-615-97707-2 “Killings” Executions Rapes Suicides Tortures Murders, Rock Co. Publishing 1980, 32 Pagers, 31 Drawings , Edition 500 “Animals”  Drawings and Photographs, Rock Co. Publishing1978 62 Pages, 40 Photographs, Edition 500 “H-I-D-I-N-G”, Rock Co. Publishing 1972, 26 Photographs, 29 Pages, Edition 250