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Fred Tarr RESUME
1995 Business Financial Management, Associates Degree, Cincinnati State, Technical and Community College, Cincinnati, OH
1971 Rutgers University, MFA, Studio Art, New Brunswick, NJ
1966 University of Iowa, MA, Studio Art, Drawing, Iowa City, IA
1963 Iowa Writers Workshop, Iowa City, IA
1962 Westminster College, BA in Psychology, Writing, New Wilmington, PA
1997 Southern Ohio College, Art History adjunct, Fort Mitchell, KY
1978 Venango County YWCA adult education, Creative Writing, Oil City, PA
1976 Rutgers University, Instructor, English Department, New Brunswick, NJ
1973 Middlesex Community College, Instructor, Art Department, Edison, NJ
1971 Rutgers University, Douglass College, Graduate Teaching Assistant, New Brunswick, NJ
1967-1970 Illinois State University, Instructor, Drawing, Art Department, Normal IL
Public Relations Experience
1998 Base Art Co-operative, 131 1 Main Street, OTR, Cincinnati, OH 45210. Exhibition media
releases, compilation of member's biographies, phone canvassing, mailing lists, arrange
video coverage with Brent Vinson, Public Access TV, gallery host, developed city-wide
Base members art raffle, develop performance art using Base space, participation in
staging exhibitions for Final Friday openings.
1999 FTFA Spectrum Arts promotion, Base Art Co-operative, Frank Zappa retrospect, Bruce
Haining, Presenter, Cincinnati, OH
1999 FTFA Spectrum Arts promotion. Base Art Co-operative, David Michaels, "The Alien
Archeanthropologist" Performance Piece, sculptural installation, Cincinnati, OH
1998 FTFA Spectrum Arts promotion, York Street International Gallery, three person exhibition,
November-December, Newport, KY
Selected Awards, Fellowships
1998 Cathedral Fest IV, Basilica of the Assumption, 1st. place. Drawing, Covington, KY
1997 Fitton Center for the Creative Arts, Jurors Selection, Drawing, Hamilton, OH
1997 Cincinnati Art Academy, Alumni Benefit Exhibition, Honorable mention, Graphics. CG&E Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Cathedral Visions III, Covington Latin School, 1st place, Drawing, Covington, KY
1980 Arts 80' Altoona Campus, Penn State University, jurors mention, Drawing, Altoona, PA
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Sculpture Installation, 1st place. Sculpture, Westinghouse Plaza, Pittsburgh, PA
1979 5th annual October Evenings Exhibition, Meadville Council on the Arts, Galvin, Starr, Jackson award, 1st place, Drawing, Meadville, PA
1967 Westmoreland County Museum, Purchase Award, Drawing, Greensburg, PA
1966 Clara D. Williams Scholarship, Allegheny College, 1964-1966, Meadville, PA
1962 Chi Omega Fiction Award, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA
1961 Literary Award in Poetry, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA
2002 Fine Arts Fund, Sibcy Cline Group Exhibition, SSNOVA, March, Cincinnati, OH
2000 Fitton Center for the Creative Arts, "Drawn to Art", Drawing Invitational, Main Gallery, January, Hamilton, OH
2005 Gallery 636, exhibition, Modern Expressionism in Drawing, Covington, Ky, September
2004 Westchester Barnes and Noble, commons art on display, 12 Artists for 2004 program,Years of Stars and Fitful Sleep. Four drawings from the Universal Poetry Series, December
1999 Design Smith Gallery, OTR, Stardancers series. Drawings, January, Cincinnati, OH
1998 Art Consortium, Fred Bond Gallery, "Joseph in Egypt" sculpture installation, tableau based on theater set designs. Cincinnati, OH
Base Art-Cooperative, Crab Nebula Signal sculpture installation, paintings and drawings, Cincinnati, OH
lrma Lazarus Center, Enjoy the Arts, "Universal Poetry Series", Selected Drawings, Cincinnati, OH
Carnegie Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, Selected Drawing, "First Light in the Cold-Blooded Garden of Winter", North Gallery, Covington, KY
1997 Coffee Company, Greenup Street, "New Work, Selected Drawings", Covington, KY
1980 Haas Gallery, Bloornsburg State College, "Selected Drawings", College Park, PA
Kern Gallery, Penn State University, "Recent Drawings", College Park, PA
Main Gallery, Westminster College, "Recent Large Drawings", New Wilmington, PA
2004 Discere Robert Morris, Group Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH. February/March
2003 "Festival of the New", Northern Kentucky University, Group exhibition, juried, Highland Heights, KY. August 28th- September 27th
2002 Dicere, Robert Morris, group exhibition, Cincinnati, OH
2002 Fitton Center for the Creative Arts. "Greater Hamilton Area" Art Exhibition, Juried Hamilton, OH
2001 Coliques d' Art, "KY Artists Small Drawing Show", Newport, KY
Zahorec-Hughes Gallery, May, Juried, Cincinnati, OH
2000 Fitton Center for the Creative Arts. "Greater Hamilton Area Art Exhibition, Juried Hamilton, OH
1998 Attic Gallery, "The Red Show", Southgate House, Newport, KY
Attic Gallery, "Seven Deadly Sins", Southgate House, Newport, KY
Cathedral Fest IV Basilica Gallery, Juried, Covington, KY
Cathedral Fest IV Award Exhibition, Kenton County Library, Covington, KY
Exhibition in the Square, Covington Latin School, Cathedral Basilica, Covington, KY
1997 Fitton Center for the Creative Arts. "Feed the Body Feed the Soul", Juried, Hamilton, OH
Cathedral Visions III, Cathedral Basilica, Juried, Covington, KY
1982 Rutgers 29th annual MFA Exhibition, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
1980 Three Rivers Art Festival Exhibition, Westinghouse Plaza, Juried, Pittsburgh, PA
Jacques and Susan Pomeroy; Collection of Rich and Melinda Bitting; Collection of Suzanna Terrill; Michelle Schuler; the Dan Fausz family; WNOP Jazz, Tim Harrier; Greensburg Museum, PA, Western Illinois University, MacComb, IL.; Bob Roberts family.
1998 "Ambitious Journey" Cultural Elite Section, Buehrie, Sarah, Everybody's News, (October) #52.5, Cincinnati, Ohio
1998 "Learning to Fly" Arts review section, Weast, Tom, Cincinnati City Beat, (October), Cincinnati, Ohio
2006 "Radio Room, Life Boat, Ship of Fools" Cold Eels First edition, Owl Oak Press,release date February 28th,2006. Carmel, CA; East St. Paul, MN
2005 "Poetry from the Jeunesse Dore" anthology, Cold Eels First edition, Owl Oak Press, Carmel, CA; East St. Paul, MN
2004 "Blue Writer" small press magazine,Vol. 1,no.3, distribution of 2000, section five from Litany of Lists, a section entitled Bethel, October, Newport, KY
2004 "Inside Ft. Thomas", an independent newspaper,circulation 7000, short story feature,Glory, Mustard, Sweet Poetry,Hallelujah, May issue, Ft. Thomas, KY.
"Triwrite #1#2," essays: art aesthetics, contemporary graphics, Raleigh/Durham, NC. February, March, 2004.
"Urban Hiker", a Journal of first person stories, circulation:2000, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, December 2003.
"Riverbank Poetry", Fitton Center for the Creative Arts, Spring Issue, Hamilton, OH, 2003.
'F-Katia", ajournal of Abstract Expressionism in Art. ltd. 1st edition, group meetings, fall, 2002 Discere Robert Morris, 2002, Cincinnati, OH
'Ominibuscure', 9/1 0/97, Blanco Bibliotheique, Cincinnati, OH 1997
Recordings: JD Poets CD release, Fred Tarr reading; February, Cover art FTFA Spectrum Arts,Diamond in the Ruff Studios, Covington, KY 2006.
Northern Kentucky Writer's Alliance, winner short story division, 1st annual writing competition, judges, Writer's Digest, Cincinnati, January, 2004.
Appalachian Consortium, Marshall University, scholarship award, remission, conference fees, Appalachian Conference, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. February 2003.
Articles about Fred Tarr; website (writing, essays, page, fiction, poetry: FredTarr,2003):www.ange/ frey.com/nc3 I triwriteclub/ ftspage.html or click on ft's page from home.
1998 "Ambitious journey" Cultural Elite Section:Buehrle, Sarah; Everybody's News, (October) #525, Cincinnati, OH
1998 'Learning to Fly" Arts Review Section:Weast, Tom; Cincinnati City Beat,(October), Cincinnati, Oh
web reference site: www.citvbeat.com/archives/ J998/issues446,artarticles l.html
web reference site: www.citvbeat.com/archives/1997/issue309 /listing3S / artlist.html
website:(sculpture)installations.exhibitions.1998: www. members, tripod. com/BASEart/fredtarr. html
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