Eric J. Frey (1974, USA)

About the Artist

An interdisciplinary artist currently based in Dallas, Oregon primarily focused on the phenomena of creating artwork dealing with concepts of memory and thought transference through objects. Currently is an Adjunct Art Instructor at Chemeketa Community College. Retired from the Oregon Army National Guard (US Army) after 24 years of military service including a peacekeeping tour in the Sinai, and combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Military experience has shaped his beliefs in the transient presence, and the necessity to create in a world filled with destruction. Received a BFA in Art and Design from Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon in 2019, and MFA in Studio Arts at Studio Arts College International in Florence, Italy in 2021. Exhibiting works since 2011 ranging from digital photography, woodblock and linoleum prints, installations, to sculptural works in local, regional, national, and international art exhibitions.

Eric Frey (He/Him)

Art & Design Production Specialist

Western Oregon University, Campbell Hall 203

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About the artist

2021 MFA Studio Arts, Studio Arts College International, Florence, Italy
2019 BFA Art and Design, Summa Cum Laude, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
1994 National Registry-EMT (Basic), Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville, NC
Teaching Experience
2021 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (The Artist’s Studio:
Ren-Today, Spring 2021, virtual)

Professional Experience
2019 Art Installer, Independence Hotel, Independence Oregon
2019 Art Installer, The Dundee Hotel, Dundee, Oregon
2018-2019 Gallery Assistant & Art Preparator, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon
2016-2018 Photographer, Office of Marketing and Communication (MARCOM), Western Oregon
University, Monmouth, Oregon
2014-2015 Unit Public Affairs Representative, Task Force Volunteer, Kabul, Afghanistan
2012-2014 Unit Public Affairs Representative, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Clackamas, Oregon

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