BORN:                   Vancouver, WA

EDUCATION:        B.F.A. Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017                      Floor Plans, Prographica/KDR Gallery, Seattle,WA

2015                      Fred Birchman & Carolyn Krieg, Prographica Gallery, Seattle,WA

2014                      Fred Birchman Drawings, The Featherston Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2013                      The River is Moving: Recent drawings and sculpture, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010                      New Work, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009                      The Formal Plumb: Vestigial Tools and Occasional Objects, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                               The Art of Fred Birchman, Edmonds Arts Festival Museum, Edmonds, WA

2007                      New  Work:  Proposals and Signals, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005                      Fred Birchman Drawings, Fine Arts Gallery, Pierce College, Lakewood, WA

2004                      A History of Flight, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2003                      Sorties, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2000                      Sulfur, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999                      New Drawings by Fred Birchman, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                               Fred Birchman Drawings, Pierce College Fine Arts Gallery, Tacoma, WA

1998                      Selected Works, Unpublished Gallery, Seattle, WA

                               Bethlehem Steal, Recent Drawings, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1996                      Constructed Drawings, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995                      Recent Work:  Sleds and Boats, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994                      Fred Birchman, Collaged Paintings, Esvelt Gallery, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA

1992                      Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA (also 1989, 1983)

1991                      TestaRossa, Seattle, WA

1985                      Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

1983                      The Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016                      Things That Kill, Prographica Gallery, Seattle,WA

2015                      Observing Observing (a white cup), Prographica Gallery, Seattle,WA

2015                      The Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

2014                      Arranged and Discovered:The Contemporary Still Life, Prographica Gallery, Seattle,WA

2012                      Yesterday’s Tomorrow, Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA

2011                      A Family Show-Michael Dailey/Susanne Kelly, Michael Spafford/Spike Mafford, Fred Birchman/Sam Birchman/Julian                                          Birchman, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010                      Happy Birthday, Francine!, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009                      West Coast Drawing Show, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                               Eco Art, Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery, Sammamish, WA       

                               Introduction 2009, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008                      Century 21:  Dealer’s Choice, Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA

2003                      Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2002                      Paper, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2000/2001            Inside Outside, Verizon Wireless, Bellevue, WA

1998/2000            The View From Here:  100 Artists Mark the Centennial of Mount Rainier National Park, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA;               Yakima Valley Museum of Art, Yakima, WA; Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA

1997                       Wood, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                Working Papers, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1993/94                 There's No Place Like Home!, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

1993                       About Face, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

1992                       From Media to Metaphor:  Art About Aids, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

1991                       The Artist in the Art:  Self-Portraits, Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

                                25th Anniversary Exhibitions:  The Middle Years II 1981-1985, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                Metaphor from the Everyday - Found Object, Collage and Combine, University of Washington School of Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                 View From the Edge, Index Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

1990                        Work Using Recycled Materials, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                 Drawing Power, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

                                 Faces and Figures, North Seattle Community College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1988                        Paper Works, North Seattle Community College Art Gallery Seattle, WA

                                 In Transit: The Concept of Transport in Art, Bumbershoot, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

                                 Birds and Flight: Various Interpretations, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                 A Trip through the U.S.A., Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                 Drawings, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1987                        Invitational Drawing Show, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

                                 Masks: A Contemporary Perspective, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

1986                        Works on/of Paper, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1985                        Visual Verse, Whatcom County Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

                                 Invitational Alumni Exhibition, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

1984                        Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                 Contemporary Traditions, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

1982/83                  Pacific Northwest Drawing Perspectives, traveling exhibition, Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art, Cheney, WA

1982                        Works on Paper, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1980                        Illusionism: Handmade, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

                                 Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Bellevue, WA

1978                        National Paperworks Invitational, Artspace, Portland, OR

1977                        The Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

1977                        The Viking Union Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Bellingham, WA  (also 1976)

1976                        In Touch: Nature, Ritual, and Sensuous Art of the Northwest, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR

                                 Art and Environment, Whatcom County Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

1976                        10th Annual Mercer Island Arts Exhibition, Mercer Island, WA

1975                        Bumbershoot Northwest, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

 

 

COLLECTIONS:

 

The Lakes Club, Bellevue, WA

Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

Stephens Inc., Investment Bankers, Little Rock, Arkansas

Walker Richer & Quinn Inc, Seattle, WA

Washington State’s Arts in Public Places Program, Olympia, WA:  Benjamin Franklin Elementary, Vancouver School

  District, Vancouver, WA

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA