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Fred Easker has been painting full time since 1994. Like most artists he had previously worked at other things including teacher, museum educator and director of an historic house museum which was completely renovated under his guidance.

He actively participates in the life of his community working on boards and organizations involved in the arts and humaniites and was awarded the Friend of the Arts Award from Marion Fine Arts Council in 1993. Easker resides in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Fred Easker's work is included in museum, corporate and private collections throughout the Midwest and has appeared in a number of periodicals and books. He was an Arts Midwest/NEA Regional Visual Arts Fellowship recipient in 1997.The artist holds a BA and MA in Art Education from the University of Iowa.

Bridgeview Center, Ottumwa, Iowa, 2006. (36 in. x 180 in. canvas to be completed by September)

General Services Administration Art in Architechture, new US Courthouse, 2006 (Under Contract)

American College Testing Corporate Campus, Iowa City, 2004.

Iowa State University Iowa Art in State Buildings Program, Carver-Co-Laboratory, Art on Campus Collection, University Museums, Ames, 2001

Diamond V Mills Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2001.
Painting reproduced for corporate gift

University of Iowa Museum of Art Iowa City, Iowa, 2000.
Friends Development Council

Cedar Rapids Country Club Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2000.

Department of the Army Las Vegas Federal Medical Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada (nine Prismacolor drawings), 1994.

CRST Corporate Offices Cedar Rapids, Iowa (painting), 1993.

Iowa Medical Clinic Cedar Rapids, Iowa (painting), 1993.

C.R. Airport Commission Cedar Rapids, Iowa (painting), 1990.

St. Luke’s Hospital Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Prismacolor drawing), 1990.
Drawing reproduced for corporate donor gifts.