Dept: Studio Art
Degrees: Master of Fine Arts degree with a focus on painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2002.
Fred Jesser received a Master of Fine Arts degree with a focus on painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2002. While in Savannah, Jesser served as a Preparator for the Telfair Museum of Art and an Exhibition Designer for the Savannah College of Art and Design Exhibitions department before serving as Thesis Coordinator and Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at SCAD exhibitions. Fred also served as Professor of Foundations at SCAD from 2004 until coming to Marietta College.
Fred's work is exhibited both nationally and internationally, been featured in New American Paintings (Volumes 40, 52), been published alongside his short stories in Drain Mag on-line Journal of Contemporary Society, and featured in on-line magazines such as Esquire.com.
Fred recurrently works within a variety of practices and media allowing work to range from site-specific, ephemeral, time-based pieces to painting, intaglio, sculpture, ink and watercolor drawings, earthworks and audio recording depending on how different concepts need to be addressed.