Fred Borcherdt, 50 Years of Sculpture

Fred Borcherdt
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This striking book features the life work of Fred Borcherdt as seen at galleries and exhibitions past. The photographic detail is superb. There is an excellent introduction to help you see inside of Fred and what influenced his sculptures.

174 Pages,11 x 11 (Soft Cover) Color and B/W Photos

Item #: BK176

Biography Fred Borcherdt

Education
 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, M.F.A. 1963
 University of Arizona, B.F.A. 1961

Teaching Experience
 University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona - Visiting Lecturer
 School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois - Instructor
 National College of Education - Evanston, Illinois - Visiting Artist

Fred borchert, fred Borcherdt sculpture, fred Borcherdt stone, fred Borcherdt forged steel, fred Borcherdt steel, modern western art, modern western paintings, modern western sculpture, modern art, modern paintings, modern sculpture, modern ceramics, modern pottery, modern textiles, abstract paintings, abstract art, abstract artists, abstract sculpture, abstract ceramics, modern abstract, abstraction, Mark bowles, james cook, moira marti geoffrion, michael haykin, lynette jennings, gregory kondos, francis livingston, alan mazzetti, james woodside, louisa mcelwain, ed mell, gary ernest smith, james woodside, andy warhol, carol alleman, fred borcherdt, leslie scruggs, les scruggs, shirley thomson-smith, shirley thomson smith, jim romberg, kevin irvin, reza feiz, miramontes collection, jozef bakos, maynard dixon, maynard dixon nvorczk, nvorczk, emil bisttram, andrew michael dasburg, r. c. gorman, ward lockwood, max weber, carol alleman, fred borcherdt, irene clark, carl clark, irene and carl clark, native american antiques, native american arts, navajo textiles, navajo rugs, navajo blankets, native american baskets, apache baskets, apache ollas, native american jewelry, native american necklaces, native american bracelets, native american earrings, pueblo pottery, greg campbell, glen crandall, wood sculpture, wood bowls, wood carving, stone carving, henry moore, robert rauscheberg, anselm kiefer, anges martin, jenny saville, willi baumeister, sir anthony caro, stuart davis, cy twombly, burgoyne diller, arthur dove, lucio fontana, otto freundlich, julio gonzales, dame barbara hepworth, patrick heron, roger hilton, anish kapoor, frantisek kupka, stanton macdonald-wright, elie nadelman, ben nicholson, serge poliakoff, paula rego, gerhard richter, william tucker, abstract expressionism, abstraction, william baziotes, louise bourgeois, alberto burri, jack bush, elaine fred de kooning, willem de kooning, jean dubuffet, sam francis, helen frankenthaler, arshile gorky, adolph gottlieb, philip guston, al held, josef hoffman, hans hofmann, franz kline, norman lewis, morris louis, robert motherwell, louise nevelson, barnett newman, kenneth noland, jules olitski, vincent pepi, jackson pollock, gregory kondos, william ronald, mark rothko, william scott, sean scully, aaron siskind, david smith, clyfford still, mark tobey, keith haring, yves klein, joseph kosuth, richard long, piero manzoni, pablo picasso, georges braque, juan gris, jacques lipchitz, karel appel, max beckmann, otto dix, wassily kandinsky, expressionism, ernst ludwig kirchner, paul klee, franc marc, emil nolde, georges rouault, egon schiele, chaim soutine, jack butler yeats minimalism, ellsworth kelly, ad reinhardt, frank stella, donald judd, rita angus, jacob lawrence, david hockney, jasper johns, jeff koons, roy lichtenstein, claes oldenburg, sigmar polke, george segal, wayne thiebaud

Fred Borcherdt, Passage Marker II, Stone and Forged Steel, 23" x 103" x13"

Exhibitions
•2013 - Show with painter Mark Bowles, Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson, AZ
•2006 - El Cortijo Outdoor Sculpture Show, Invitational Group Show - Tucson, Arizona

•2001 - "Ancient Futures - The Art of the Blacksmith" Invitational Show

•2001 - Nova Scotia Center for Craft and Design Invitational Exhibit - Halifax, N.S. Canada

•1999 - 20 Year Retrospective, Tucson Museum of Art, Stonewall Foundation Series

•1998 - "After the Fire" Juried Group Show, Shermer Art Center - Phoenix, Arizona

•1997 - Pima Community College Art Gallery, Two Person Show - Tucson, Arizona

•1996 & 97 - "1st Annual Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition," Topeka, Kansas

•1996 - "Contemporary Arizona Sculpture" Tempe Arts Center - Tempe, Arizona

•1994 - "ABANA Comes of Age" National Ornamental Metals Museum - Memphis, TN

•1991 - "Pedestal 1" Invitational Group Show, Scottsdale Center for the Arts - Scottsdale, AZ

•1989 - 4th International Contemporary Art Fair - Los Angeles, California

•1987 - Contemporary Metals USA III, Juried Exhibition, Downey Museum of Art - Downey, CA

•1986 - Southwest Sculpture Competition, Scottsdale Center for the Arts - Scottsdale, AZ

•1986 - Contemporary Art of the Southwest, Tampa Museum of Art - Tampa, Florida

•1985 - The Phoenix Biennial, Phoenix Art Museum - Phoenix, Arizona

•1985 - "Outdoor Sculpture" Invitational Show, University of Arizona Union Gallery - Tucson, AZ

•1984 - Sculpture Invitational, Tempe Fine Arts Center - Tempe, Arizona

•1984 - "Three Alumni" Invitational Show, University of Arizona Union Gallery - Tucson, AZ

•1980 & 81 - Arizona Sculpture Invitational, Museum of North Arizona - Flagstaff, Arizona

•1979 - Arizona Sculpture I - Flagstaff, Arizona

•1971 - Tucson Art Center, Two Person Show - Tucson, Arizona

•1970 - Sculpture 70 Invitational, Art Institute of Chicago

•1966 - School of the Art Institute of Chicago Faculty Show - Minneapolis, Minnesota

•1966 - "Chicago Sculpture ‘66" Juried Exhibition, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

•1965 - "Phalanx III" Invitational Show, Illinois Institute of Technology

•1965 - "Six Sculptors" Invitational Group Show, Bernard Horwich Center - Chicago, Illinois

•1965 - Festival of the Arts, Juried Exhibition, University of Chicago

•1964 - Chicago and Vicinity Show, Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois

•1964 - "Eye on Chicago" Invitational Show, Illinois Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois

•**Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art - 1980, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1993, 1997

•**New Horizons in Sculpture, Chicago, Illinois - 1962, 1983, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969

•**Texas Sculpture Association, Plaza of the Americas, Dallas, Excellent 1986, 1987, 1988

 

Fred borchert, fred Borcherdt sculpture, fred Borcherdt stone, fred Borcherdt forged steel, fred Borcherdt steel, modern western art, modern western paintings, modern western sculpture, modern art, modern paintings, modern sculpture, modern ceramics, modern pottery, modern textiles, abstract paintings, abstract art, abstract artists, abstract sculpture, abstract ceramics, modern abstract, abstraction, Mark bowles, james cook, moira marti geoffrion, michael haykin, lynette jennings, gregory kondos, francis livingston, alan mazzetti, james woodside, louisa mcelwain, ed mell, gary ernest smith, james woodside, andy warhol, carol alleman, fred borcherdt, leslie scruggs, les scruggs, shirley thomson-smith, shirley thomson smith, jim romberg, kevin irvin, reza feiz, miramontes collection, jozef bakos, maynard dixon, maynard dixon nvorczk, nvorczk, emil bisttram, andrew michael dasburg, r. c. gorman, ward lockwood, max weber, carol alleman, fred borcherdt, irene clark, carl clark, irene and carl clark, native american antiques, native american arts, navajo textiles, navajo rugs, navajo blankets, native american baskets, apache baskets, apache ollas, native american jewelry, native american necklaces, native american bracelets, native american earrings, pueblo pottery, greg campbell, glen crandall, wood sculpture, wood bowls, wood carving, stone carving, henry moore, robert rauscheberg, anselm kiefer, anges martin, jenny saville, willi baumeister, sir anthony caro, stuart davis, cy twombly, burgoyne diller, arthur dove, lucio fontana, otto freundlich, julio gonzales, dame barbara hepworth, patrick heron, roger hilton, anish kapoor, frantisek kupka, stanton macdonald-wright, elie nadelman, ben nicholson, serge poliakoff, paula rego, gerhard richter, william tucker, abstract expressionism, abstraction, william baziotes, louise bourgeois, alberto burri, jack bush, elaine fred de kooning, willem de kooning, jean dubuffet, sam francis, helen frankenthaler, arshile gorky, adolph gottlieb, philip guston, al held, josef hoffman, hans hofmann, franz kline, norman lewis, morris louis, robert motherwell, louise nevelson, barnett newman, kenneth noland, jules olitski, vincent pepi, jackson pollock, gregory kondos, william ronald, mark rothko, william scott, sean scully, aaron siskind, david smith, clyfford still, mark tobey, keith haring, yves klein, joseph kosuth, richard long, piero manzoni, pablo picasso, georges braque, juan gris, jacques lipchitz, karel appel, max beckmann, otto dix, wassily kandinsky, expressionism, ernst ludwig kirchner, paul klee, franc marc, emil nolde, georges rouault, egon schiele, chaim soutine, jack butler yeats minimalism, ellsworth kelly, ad reinhardt, frank stella, donald judd, rita angus, jacob lawrence, david hockney, jasper johns, jeff koons, roy lichtenstein, claes oldenburg, sigmar polke, george segal, wayne thiebaud

Fred Borcherdt, Desert Anchor, Stone and Forged Steel, 22" x 29" x 23"

Honors and Awards
 1996 - Kupfer Award, International Teaching Center for Metal Design - Germany
 1986 - Visual Improvement Award for Sculpture City of Phoenix - Phoenix, Arizona
 1985 - Award of Merit, Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art - Tucson, Arizona
 1985 - Jurors Award, "Southwest Sculpture" Scottsdale Center for the Arts - Scottsdale, AZ
 1979 - Arizona Biennial, Purchase Prize, Tucson Museum of Art - Tucson, Arizona
 1979 - First Prize, Reid Park Zoo Entrance Competition - Tucson, Arizona
 1979 - Purchase Prize, "Alumni II" University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona
 1969 - First Prize, New Horizons in Sculpture - Chicago, Illinois
 1967 - Marina City Purchase Prize, New Horizons in Sculpture - Chicago, Illinois
 1967 - First Prize for Sculpture, Old Orchard Art Fair - Skokie, Illinois
 1964 - Jurors Award, Festival of the Arts, University of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
 1964 - Pauline Palmer Prize for Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago
 1964 - Edward L. Ryerson Foreign Traveling Fellowship, Art Institute of Chicago

Public and Corporate Collections
 Phoenix Art Museum - Phoenix, Arizona
 Tucson Museum of Art - Tucson, Arizona
 Marina City Tower - Chicago, Illinois
 University of Arizona Museum of Art - Tucson, Arizona
 University of Arizona Student Union Collection - Tucson, Arizona
 Southbank Business Park - Phoenix, Arizona
 New Trier High School - Northbrook, Illinois
 Tampa Museum of Art - Tampa, Florida
 National Ornamental Metals Museum - Memphis, Tennessee
 Tohono Chul Park - Tucson, Arizona
 Loews Ventana Canyon Resort - Tucson, Arizona
 Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University - Topeka, Kansas
 University of Arizona Student Union Collection - Tucson, Arizona
 Tucson Community Center - Tucson, Arizona

 

Fred borchert, fred Borcherdt sculpture, fred Borcherdt stone, fred Borcherdt forged steel, fred Borcherdt steel, modern western art, modern western paintings, modern western sculpture, modern art, modern paintings, modern sculpture, modern ceramics, modern pottery, modern textiles, abstract paintings, abstract art, abstract artists, abstract sculpture, abstract ceramics, modern abstract, abstraction, Mark bowles, james cook, moira marti geoffrion, michael haykin, lynette jennings, gregory kondos, francis livingston, alan mazzetti, james woodside, louisa mcelwain, ed mell, gary ernest smith, james woodside, andy warhol, carol alleman, fred borcherdt, leslie scruggs, les scruggs, shirley thomson-smith, shirley thomson smith, jim romberg, kevin irvin, reza feiz, miramontes collection, jozef bakos, maynard dixon, maynard dixon nvorczk, nvorczk, emil bisttram, andrew michael dasburg, r. c. gorman, ward lockwood, max weber, carol alleman, fred borcherdt, irene clark, carl clark, irene and carl clark, native american antiques, native american arts, navajo textiles, navajo rugs, navajo blankets, native american baskets, apache baskets, apache ollas, native american jewelry, native american necklaces, native american bracelets, native american earrings, pueblo pottery, greg campbell, glen crandall, wood sculpture, wood bowls, wood carving, stone carving, henry moore, robert rauscheberg, anselm kiefer, anges martin, jenny saville, willi baumeister, sir anthony caro, stuart davis, cy twombly, burgoyne diller, arthur dove, lucio fontana, otto freundlich, julio gonzales, dame barbara hepworth, patrick heron, roger hilton, anish kapoor, frantisek kupka, stanton macdonald-wright, elie nadelman, ben nicholson, serge poliakoff, paula rego, gerhard richter, william tucker, abstract expressionism, abstraction, william baziotes, louise bourgeois, alberto burri, jack bush, elaine fred de kooning, willem de kooning, jean dubuffet, sam francis, helen frankenthaler, arshile gorky, adolph gottlieb, philip guston, al held, josef hoffman, hans hofmann, franz kline, norman lewis, morris louis, robert motherwell, louise nevelson, barnett newman, kenneth noland, jules olitski, vincent pepi, jackson pollock, gregory kondos, william ronald, mark rothko, william scott, sean scully, aaron siskind, david smith, clyfford still, mark tobey, keith haring, yves klein, joseph kosuth, richard long, piero manzoni, pablo picasso, georges braque, juan gris, jacques lipchitz, karel appel, max beckmann, otto dix, wassily kandinsky, expressionism, ernst ludwig kirchner, paul klee, franc marc, emil nolde, georges rouault, egon schiele, chaim soutine, jack butler yeats minimalism, ellsworth kelly, ad reinhardt, frank stella, donald judd, rita angus, jacob lawrence, david hockney, jasper johns, jeff koons, roy lichtenstein, claes oldenburg, sigmar polke, george segal, wayne thiebaud

Fred Borcherdt, Terminal Marker, Stone and Forged Steel, 42" x 51" x 40"

Select Publications
 The Contemporary Blacksmith, 2000, Dona Meilach
 Decorative and Sculptural Iron Work, 1999, 2nd Ed., Dona Meilach
 Tucson Weekly, "Rocks and Hard Places", April 1-7, 1999
 Sculpture, Vol. 18, No. 6 July/August 1999, pp. 43-44
 Sculpture Vol. 15, No. 6, July/August 1996, pp. 12-13
 Metalsmith, Summer 1988, pp. 43-44
 New Times, October 29, 1986, p.66
 Designer West, Vol. 33, No. 1, November 1985, p. 120
 Creative Carving, Dona Meilach
 Creative Art with Wood, Dona Meilach
 Artspace, Summer 1984, p. 29
 Arttalk, November 1984, p. 21
 Artspace, Spring 198, p. 52
 Art News, December 1980, p. 149

Lectures

1997 - "Press Forming Sculpture" Arizona Blacksmith Association of North America, Winterfest Conference - Phoenix, Arizona

1996 - Sculptural Forging Demonstration, 3rd Annual International Blacksmithing Congress - Aachen, Germany

1992 - Slide lecture and panel discussion, Artist Blacksmiths' Association of North America Biannual Conference, California Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo, California

1990 - Industrial Forging Demonstration Mid America College Art Association 54th Annual Conference - Tucson, Arizona

1985 - Slide Lecture, "The Influence of Place" International Conference on Sculpture, Trinity College - Dublin, Ireland

1986 - Lecture, "Explosive Art" on creating art with explosives, University of Arizona Graduate Sculpture Workshop

1982 - Lecture, "Art the Way It Is" Grand Canyon College - Phoenix, Arizona

1980 & 81 - Workshop, Sculpting in Wood, Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, Arizona