Fred Binder Samuelson
 (1925-2015) Texas-Florida-Mexico


 At the Art Institute of San Antonio

   
Fred Samuelson was an American artist & educator born November 29, 1925 in Harvey Illinois. He studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts 1951 and a Master of Fine Arts 1953.

     Fred soon moved to McAllen, Texas and exhibited at the Dallas Museum of Art, Witte Museum, San Antonio; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Denver Art Museum; Mulvane Art Museum & the Hertzberg Gallery, San Antonio among others.

     He was a faculty chairman at the Art Institute of San Antonio 1963-1964. Conducted seminars at the Laredo Art Association 1964, 71,78. The  Hill Country Arts Foundation in Ingram, Texas from 1967 up until the early 80's; Laredo Art Asamesa Art Leagues; Lubbock Art Association; San Antonio Watercolor Society; Carrizo Lodge, Ruidoso, NM.; Houston Watercolor Society; Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas; Professor of Art San Miguel, Mexico.

     In 1968 Fred completed a very large mural at the 1968 Hemisphere World Fair in San Antonio, Texas, commissioned by my uncle Gene Treiber, a Building Contractor in San Antonio.


Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
Mural Installation 1968


    
When teaching art at the Hill Country Arts Foundation in Ingram, Texas, he was the guest at the Lapham Ranch near Camp Verde, Texas where my mother Ella Maie Lapham lived and she originally brought Fred there to teach. She was the Chair-Person then and Lifetime Member. I found Fred very enjoyable and intelligent. He was a fine artist and person and his paintings are fabulous.

Richard Plumly




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Late Picture of Fred in his Studio

 

 

 

 

 

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