Exhibitions and Publications


New England Artist's Festival and Showcase (first prize, wood) , Amherst, MA, 1977

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (Renwick Gallery), "The Harmonious Craft", 1978-'79

Various Vermont galleries or shows, 1978-'89: T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier; Millhouse/Bundy Gallery of Fine Arts,Waitsfield; Fenton Gallery, Woodstock; Vermont Midsummer Festival of the Arts, Montpelier; Champlain Valley Folk Festival, Kingsland Bay

Guild of American Luthiers National Convention/Exhibition: 1978, Winfield, KS; 1979, Boston MA; 1984, Greensboro,NC; 1995, '98, 2001, 2004, 2006, Tacoma, WA.

Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans Symposium: 1985, Easton, PA; 1995, Burlington, VT

Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA, "Musical Art" 1987

The Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA, January-July 2007

Zimmer Children's Museum (with Suzy Norris), 2007



The Redwood Mountain Faire, Ben Lomond, 1991,'92,'93, '95

The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County's annual Open Studios Tours, 1991,'92,'93,'94

The San Francisco Free Folk Festival, SF, 1991

Santa Cruz County Building (Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County), 1992

The Cabrillo Music Festival's Art and Food Fest, Santa Cruz, 1992,'93

The Cabrillo Music Festival, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 1993

Guitar and Stringed Instrument Builders Expo, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, 1996

The Healdsburg Guitar Festival, Healdsburg, 1996, '97, '99; Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa 2003, 2005

The Acoustic Guitar Festival, San Raphael, 1998

Selected Periodicals/Publications in which Fred's work has appeared:

Goodfellow Catalog of Wonderful Things, 1982

Vermont Life Magazine, summer 1983

Frets Magazine, Mar.'84, Jan. '85, May '86, Aug. '86, Sept. '88

New York Times, May 1985

The Best Report, Jan. 1986

American Craft Review, 1986

Experimental Musical Instruments, Vol. IV, #5, Feb. 1989

Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Sept./Oct. 1991; Oct. 1996; Dec. 1996; Aug. 1997

Guitar Player Magazine, April 1992

Fingerstyle Guitar, #6, Sept. 1994

American Lutherie, #49, spring 1997

Young Guitar's "Acoustic Guitar Book 4" (Japan, 1996)

Guitar Magazine's "The Acoustic Guitar 6" (Japan, 1997)

American Lutherie #51, Fall 1997

Acoustic Guitar Magazine, July 2002

Organizations (member):

The Guild of American Luthiers

Northern California Assosciation of Luthiers

The Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans

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