BORN: 1945, Washington, DC

EDUCATION: 1964 – 1967, Pratt Institute, New York; 1967 School of Visual Arts, New York;

1969 Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.; 1973 Maryland College of Art & Design, MD


2016 Meditation in the Arts” Slo-Opus Productions, Video

2014 “Franz and Virginia Bader Fund,” American University Museum, DC 2013 “Washington Art Matters, 1940 – 1990,” American University Museum, DC 2012 "The Constant Artist," American University Museum, DC

2011 "Biennial Maryland Exhibition," UMUC Gallery, University of Maryland, MD

2010 "Catalyst: 35 years of Washington Project for the Arts," American University Museum, DC

2008 "Conscience of a Nation," George Mason University Gallery, Fairfax , VA

2007 "American Icons," Light Street Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2006 "True Colors," Meridian International Center, D.C., (traveled 2002 - 2006) New York, Atlanta, Istanbul, Cairo, Alexandria, Casablanca, Belfast, Berlin, Vienna, Palm Beach, Dallas

2004 "Coach Folsom Sculpture Dedication," Colorado University, Boulder, CO (solo show)

2002 "Landscapes by Fred Folsom," Strathmore Hall Art Center, Bethesda, MD (solo show)

"Go-Go Bar Paintings by Fred Folsom," The Arts Club of Washington, DC (solo show)

1999 “4th Biennial Show,” Corcoran Gallery, DC 1999 "Edna Flying," Montgomery College, Takoma Park, MD (solo show)

1997 "Deceptive Presence," Gallery Stendhal, NY

"Fred Folsom, Following the Muse," Artists' Museum, DC (solo show) 1996 “The Allegorical Table,” Peninsula Fine arts Center, Newport News, VA

1994 “Portraits,” Georgetown University Gallery, DC

1995 “Black Arts," Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD

1993 "Fred Folsom: The Shepherd Park Go-Go Bar Paintings," MAP, Baltimore, MD (solo show)

1992 "WPA in the Hemicycle," The Corcoran Gallery of Art, DC;

“Artiste Ensemble,” J. Rosenthal Gallery, Chicago, IL

"James M Goode Collection of American Self Portraits," Hickory Museum of Art, NC

"The Shepherd Park Go-Go Bar Paintings," Washington Project for the Arts, DC (solo show)

1991 "Art Expo Show," J. Rosenthal Gallery, Chicago, IL

"Lithograph Review," Machida City Museum, Tokyo, Japan

"Mayor of Silver Spring Statue Dedication," Silver Spring, MD (solo show)

1990 "Group Show," J. Rosenthal Gallery, Chicago, IL “ “Washington / Moscow Art Exchange," Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, USSR

1989 "Fred Folsom's Last Call," Kaiser Gallery, Governors Academy, Byfield, MA (solo show)

1988 "Fred Folsom at Gallery K," Gallery K, DC, (solo show)

1987 "Tough Realism," Dimock Gallery, George Washington University, DC

1985 "The Washington Show," The Corcoran Gallery of Art, DC

"Maryland Biennial 1985: Painting and Sculpture," Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

1984 "Fred Folsom: Paintings & Drawings," Gallery K, DC (solo show)

"In the Tradition," University of Richmond, VA

1983 "Maryland Artists Exhibition," Towson State University, MD

1982 "Drawings and Paintings of Fred Folsom," Gallery K, DC (solo show)

1981 "Crimes of Compassion," Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

1979 "Fred Folsom: Paintings and Drawings," Gallery K, DC (solo show)

"American Nude Drawings," Middendorf / Lane Gallery, DC

1977 "Works by Fred Folsom," Potters House Gallery, DC (solo show)

1974 "Maryland Biennial Exhibition," The Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

1967 "FIPE Exhibition," Foresthills Country Club, NY

1966 "Opus 7," actor in Robert Wilson's first play, Pratt Institute, NY