Fred Holcomb was born in Tacoma, WA and now lives and works in Seattle. He has studied at the University of Washington School of Art and The Rhode Island School of Design. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Washington and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.


He has exhibited widely in the Pacific Northwest and is represented by Linda Hodges Gallery in Seattle and Butters Gallery in Portland, OR.





2021  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2019  "I-90 Project" Moses Lake Museum and Art Center, Moses Lake, WA

2018  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2016  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2015  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

         “A Beautiful Day in Paradise”, Shoreline Community College, Seattle, WA

2011  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007  Lawrence Gallery, Portland, OR

2006  “Panorama”, Solomon Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2006  Lawrence Gallery, Portland, OR

2005  “Evolution”, Solomon Fine Art, Seattle, WA,

2004  “Recollections”, Solomon Fine Art, Seattle, WA,





2021 "This Earth: Notes and Observations by Montello Foundation Artists", Southern Utah             Museum of Art, Cedar City, Utah

2018 "From the Landscape" - paintings from the I-90 Project Spokane Falls Community                 College, Spokane, WA

         Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

2017 “Interpretations: Views from Seven Painters,” Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

         “Landscape in the Anthropocene,”  ACME Creative Space, Anacortes, WA

2015 "Seattle Seen", Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA                        

2014  Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

2014  “Artistic License”,  Butters Gallery, Portland, OR (scheduled for April)

2014  “Outside In”, Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, WA

2013  “Aqua”, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

2012  Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

2011  “Where God Used to Be”, Moses Lake Museum and Art Center, Moses Lake, WA

2010  “Where God Used to Be”, Skagit Valley College, Mt. Vernon, WA

2009  “2009 Pacific Northwest Art Annual”, Adell McMillan Gallery, University of                                       Oregon, Eugene, OR   

2007  “2007 Northwest Fine Arts Competition”, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA”                                (selected "Best of Show" by judges Jen Graves of The Stranger and Abigail Guay of                      Open Satellite)

2006  “Painted On”, Lee Center for the Arts, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

2006  “Referencing Nature”, SAM Gallery (Seattle Art Museum), Seattle, WA

2006  Highbeam Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, University of the Arts MFA Exhibit

2005  “Nordic Artists Northwest”, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA

2005  “Off the Wall”, Qbix Art Galley, Philadelphia, PA,

2004  “In Focus: Seattle Galleries at RSG”, SAM Gallery (Seattle Art Museum), Seattle, WA





PacificSource Health Care, Springfield, OR

Perkins Coie, Seattle, WA

DW Fritz, Portland, OR

Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

Weyerhaeuser Corporation, Seattle, WA (Corporate Headquarters)

Unity Center for Behavioral Health, Portland, OR

City of Seattle, Seattle, WA

Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR

Swedish Medical Center, Issaquah, WA

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, OR

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, Vancouver, WA

Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Schnitzer Steel, Portland, OR

Microsoft Tower, The Bravern Complex, Bellevue, WA

The Polyclinic, Seattle, WA

Group Health Cooperative (now Kaizer Permanente, Seattle, WA

Russell Investments, Seattle, WA