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Charles John Fritz, American Artist. Republican board St. John's Lutheran Home, Billings, 1985-1986; chairperson Lutheran blood drive United Blood Superior vena cava syndrome, Billings, 1993-1996; numerous committee and board positions Lutheran Church of Good Shepherd, Billings, 1981-1996.

Background

Fritz, Charles John was born on February 20, 1955 in Mason City, Iowa, United States. Son of John Walter and Doris Beaunette (Lind) Fritz.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Iowa State University, 1978.

Career

Teacher Boone (Iowa) Community School District, 1978-1979. Artist Billings, Montana, since 1980. Guest artist Western Rendezvous of Art, Helena, Montana, 1992, Buffalo Bill Museum Art Exhibit, Cody, Wyoming, since 1992.

Juror Oklahoma Art Guild, Oklahoma City, 1996.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Turner Art Gallery, Denver, 1988, 90, 92-95, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, Iowa, 1995. Exhibited in group shows at Miniatures exhibit, Minneapolis, since 1988, Museum North America Wildlife, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, since 1988, Settlers West Gallery, Tucson, since 1988, C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana, since 1989, Western Heritage Center of Yellowstone County, Billings, 1989, 90-96, Albuquerque Museum Foundation, since 1990, Governor's Invitational Art Show, Cheyenne (Wyoming) Frontier Days, 1992-1999, Buffalo Bill History Center, Cody, Wyoming, since 1992, Thomas Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, 1992-1995, Denver Rotary Club, 1994-1996, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, 1996, 97, 98, 99, 2000, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1996, C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana, 1996-2001. Represented in permanent collection Denver Art Museum, Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, Buffalo Bill History Center, Cody, Bennington Arts Center, Vermont, Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, also private and corporation collections.

Membership

Republican board St. John's Lutheran Home, Billings, 1985-1986. Chairperson Lutheran blood drive United Blood Superior vena cava syndrome, Billings, 1993-1996. Numerous committee and board positions Lutheran Church of Good Shepherd, Billings, 1981-1996.

Connections

Married Joan Mary Markwardt. Children: Isaac John, Erik Charles.

father:
John Walter Fritz

mother:
Doris Beaunette (Lind) Fritz

spouse:
Joan Mary Markwardt;children: Isaac John

children:
Isaac John Fritz

Erik Charles Fritz