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artist , educator

Frederick Lee Schmidt, American Artist, educator. Avocations: running, swimming, fishing, sports. M C. Campaign worker Arkansas Republican Committee, Little Rock, since 1985; runner Arkansas PikesSoc., Little Rock, since 1990. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1954-1962.

Background

Schmidt, Frederick Lee was born on December 11, 1937 in Hays, Kansas, United States. Son of Jacob Robert and Lulu Gertrude (Haas) Schmidt.

Education

Bachelor in Art Education, University Northern Colorado, 1962. Master of Arts in Painting and Drawing, University Iowa, 1967. Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, University Iowa, 1968.

Career

Art teacher, Salina (Kansas) H.S., 1962-1965; art teacher, College H.S., U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1967-1968; assistant professor, Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa., 1968-1970; assistant professor, Western Carolina U., Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1970-1972; assistant professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1972-1976; instructor, Arkansas State University, State University, 1976-1977; traveling artist, Arkansas Arts Center, Office State Superior vena cava syndrome, various cities, 1977-1978; instructor, U. Arkansas, Pine Bluff, 1978-1981; art and English teacher, Pulaski County (Arkansas) School district, 1982-1986; teacher art, Little Rock Public Schools, 1986-1996; retired, Little Rock Public Schools, 1996; artist, since 1996. Artist in residence Arkansas Arts Council, 1980-1981.

Achievements

  • Avocations: running, swimming, fishing, sports. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Heights Gallery, 1984, Arkansas Territorial Restoration, Little Rock, 1986, Northwestern College, Orange City, 1987, Taylors Contemporanea, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1998. Exhibited in group shows at Arkansas Art on Exhibit, Arkadelphia, 1980, 81, 82, Arkansas Arts, Crafts and Design Fair, Little Rock, 1977, 80, 81, Southeast Arts Center, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1981, Mid-American Arts Alliance, Kansas City, Missouri, 1979, and others. Represented in permanent collections Arkansas College, Batesville, Indiana Gas Company, Indianapolis, People's Bank, Tupelo, Mississippi, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Systematics Incorporated, Little Rock, Governor' General’ s Office State Capitol, Arkansas, J.B. Hunt Trucking, Arkansas, Kimberly-Clark, Arkansas, St. Vincent Infirmary, Little Rock, 1st Bank of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Bank of Loanoke, Arkansas, University Arkansas Medical Sciences Campus, University Arkansas Medical Sciences Campus Eye Clinic, Little Rock, Arkansas Best, University Arkansas Medical School, numerous others.

Membership

Campaign worker Arkansas Republican Committee, Little Rock, since 1985. Runner Arkansas Pikes Society, Little Rock, since 1990. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1954-1962.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, swimming, fishing, sports.

Connections

Married Nancy Siegrist Eiss, July 19, 1959 (divorced July 1972). Children: Jeffrey Eugene, Pamela Lynn Klustner. Married Linda Sue Bullock, November 18, 1990.

1 stepchild, Heather Hutchison.

father:
Jacob Robert Schmidt

mother:
Lulu Gertrude (Haas) Schmidt

spouses:
Linda Sue Bullock

Nancy Siegrist Eiss

children:
Pamela Lynn Klustner Schmidt

Jeffrey Eugene Schmidt