Fred is a native of Birmingham,Alabama. He and his wife, Peggy have been in Pensacola/Gulf Breeze since 1973. Fred is a retired Professional Engineer.
Fred’s only artistic work was music until he discovered woodturning about ten years ago. His current work includes wooden vases, bowls, platters, lidded boxes and other creations. He has studied with several nationally known artists and is constantly working to improve his skills. His work involves the use of many types of wood. Some of the exotic woods fromAustraliaandSouth Americacan be spectacular. Many local woods are very beautiful as well. He produces work for the Gallery as well as some commission pieces.
His work has been exhibited at The Pensacola Museum of Art and several other galleries. Being associated with the fine artists at Quayside is a real pleasure.