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Frederick D. Somers

Somers Studio and Gallery
9775 Dennison Blvd S
Northfield, MN 55057 USA

Since 1975, I have been a full-time artist who seeks to portray the hidden treasures of creation. Most of my images come from mid-America but since being selected American-Swedish Artist of the Year in 1984, I have also painted and exhibited in Scandinavia.

Education: MA & MFA from University of Iowa, BFA from University of Omaha (NB). Served on art faculties at Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges, Northfield, MN. Signature member of Pastel Society of America. Work included in corporate, public and private collections in US and abroad.


"Poetic Realism", Metaphor


Oil and pastel

Preferred species:

"A bird in the hand..."

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Preferred use of earlier or new work:
For now, earlier work

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