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Fred Dalkey
Soy Sauce Bottle and Coffee Mug, 2001
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 x 8 1/4 in.

I consider there to be two types of people who draw: those who draw compositions and those who draw objects. And you can trace this back to childhood. I was very much an object drawer, be it a train, a sailboat or a dinosaur. I didn’t think in terms of composition. When I started my art education, and especially in college, the idea of composition was emphasized, and drawing the object was looked down on. I became very conscious of thinking in terms of composition—I’d think, “I’ve got to address composition right from the beginning.” It’s now part of the way I work, creating a sort of light atmosphere.

"It’s now part of the way I work, creating a sort of light atmosphere."

 

 

FRED DALKEY

1943
Born in Sacramento, CA

EDUCATION

1969            
M.A. in Fine Art (emphasis printmaking), California State University, Sacramento, CA

1966            
B.A. in Fine Art, California State University, Sacramento, CA        

TEACHING

1969–2010  
Professor, Art Department, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

1972–73      
Instructor, Art Department, California State University, Sacramento, CA

1969–71      
Lecturer, Honors Department, California State University, Sacramento, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2023
Twenty-Five Treasures Summer, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013
A Life of Looking: Fred Dalkey & Nathan Lewis, Knight Campus Gallery, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI

2011
The Figure / The Still Life, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010
The Church Series: A Project by Fred Dalkey, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA

2008
Life Drawings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
Life Drawings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Time Extended: Recent Still Life Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
Recent Paintings and Drawings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002
The Art of Fred Dalkey: Retrospective, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Life Class: Classroom Drawings, Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

AWARDS

2009
California Artist of the Year, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
NISOD Achievement Award, University of Texas, Austin, TX

2006
Sacramento City College Emeriti Affiliates Faculty Achievement Award, Sacramento, CA
Honoree, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA

2004
Paul and Margaret Bertelson Prize for Graphics, National Academy of Design, The One Hundred and Seventy-Ninth Annual Invitational Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
 Distinguished Service Award, California State University, Sacramento, CA

1992
Academy-Institute Award, American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

 

PUBLICATIONS

2010
Pardee, Hearne. “Fred Dalkey@CCAS”, Sacramento. Square Cylinder.com, October 16, 2010.
Reid, Dixie. “2 Jars, 6 Months, 54 Paintings.” Sacramento Bee, 1 October, 2010.  

2009
Bischoff, Dave. “Now That’s Fine Art…,” Sacramento Bee, 28 August, 2009.

2008
Twenty-Five Treasures. San Francisco, CA: Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Fall 2008.
Feinstein, Lea. “Reviews: National. "Fred Dalkey: Paul Thiebaud, San Francisco.” Art News, September 2008, p. 156.

2007
Twenty-Five Treasures. San Francisco, CA: Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Fall 2007.
Brown, R.C. “Fred Dalkey.” The Village Voice, 30 May - 5 June.
Fred Dalkey: Life Drawings. Essay by Victoria Dalkey. Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2007.

2005
Twenty-Five Treasures. San Francisco, CA: Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Fall 2005.
"Artist Profile:  Fred Dalkey."  Lifescapes Magazine, December / January 2004/2005.  

2004
The One Hundred and Seventy-Ninth Annual Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art. New York, NY: National Academy of Design Museum, 2004.

2002
Couzens, Julia, et al. Fred Dalkey: Retrospective. California: Crocker Art Museum, 2002.

 

Fred Dalkey A Strong Light on Lindsey, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
A Strong Light on Lindsey, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.

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Fred Dalkey Model with Back Turned, 12-6-06 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 9 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model with Back Turned, 12-6-06
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
9 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.

Inquire
Fred Dalkey Red Sky at Morning, Study III, 1998 oil pastel on grey paper 10 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.

Fred Dalkey
Red Sky at Morning, Study III, 1998
oil pastel on grey paper
10 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.
ON HOLD

Fred Dalkey Seated Model, Arm across Chest, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 7/8 x 7 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Seated Model, Arm across Chest, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 7/8 x 7 1/8 in.

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Fred Dalkey Watteau, 3/11/2006 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 x 7 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey
Watteau, 3/11/2006
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 x 7 1/2 in.

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Fred Dalkey Ginger Jar, Oaxacan Bottle, Soy Sauce Bottle (After Motherwell), 2002 sanguine Conté on paper ​​​​​​​8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey
Ginger Jar, Oaxacan Bottle, Soy Sauce Bottle (After Motherwell), 2002
sanguine Conté on paper
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.  

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Fred Dalkey Model Facing Right in Atmospheric Light, 2012 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model Facing Right in Atmospheric Light, 2012
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.

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Fred Dalkey Model Leaning Against Wall, 9-14-96 sanguine Conté crayon on paper ​​​​​​​9 1/2 x 6 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model Leaning Against Wall, 9-14-96
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
9 1/2 x 6 in.

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Fred Dalkey Brooke Walker-Knoblich, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 3/16 x 7 9/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Brooke Walker-Knoblich, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 3/16 x 7 9/16 in.

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Fred Dalkey Diagonal Reclining Model, 2-7-04 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Diagonal Reclining Model, 2-7-04
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.

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Fred Dalkey White Dahlia, 2011 silver point with sgrafitto on paper ​​​​​​​11 x 7 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey
White Dahlia, 2011
silver point with sgrafitto on paper
11 x 7 1/2 in.

Inquire
Fred Dalkey Light Rail Line, 7/5/93 black Conté crayon on paper 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (image)

Fred Dalkey
Light Rail Line, 7/5/93
black Conté crayon on paper
8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (image)

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Fred Dalkey Soy Sauce Bottle and Coffee Mug, 2001 sanguine Conté crayon on paper ​​​​​​​10 x 8 1/4 in.

Fred Dalkey
Soy Sauce Bottle and Coffee Mug, 2001
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 x 8 1/4 in.

Inquire
Fred Dalkey Model with Large Pillow, 1-20-07 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model with Large Pillow, 1-20-07
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.

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Fred Dalkey Model Stretching, 12-18-99 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model Stretching, 12-18-99
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.

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Fred Dalkey Soy Sauce Bottle in Arch, 2003 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Soy Sauce Bottle in Arch, 2003
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.

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Fred Dalkey Model with Head on Knee, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 9 x 7 3/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model with Head on Knee, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
9 x 7 3/8 in.

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Fred Dalkey Studio Window #3, 2010 oil on canvas mounted on Masonite ​​​​​​​10 x 7 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Studio Window #3, 2010
oil on canvas mounted on Masonite
10 x 7 1/8 in. 
SOLD

Fred Dalkey Emily Standing at Window, Side View, 1992 oil on linen 28 x 22 in.

Fred Dalkey
Emily Standing at Window, Side View, 1992
oil on linen
28 x 22 in.
SOLD

Fred Dalkey A Strong Light on Lindsey, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
A Strong Light on Lindsey, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.

Fred Dalkey Model with Back Turned, 12-6-06 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 9 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model with Back Turned, 12-6-06
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
9 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.

Fred Dalkey Red Sky at Morning, Study III, 1998 oil pastel on grey paper 10 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.

Fred Dalkey
Red Sky at Morning, Study III, 1998
oil pastel on grey paper
10 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.
ON HOLD

Fred Dalkey Seated Model, Arm across Chest, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 7/8 x 7 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Seated Model, Arm across Chest, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 7/8 x 7 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey Watteau, 3/11/2006 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 x 7 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey
Watteau, 3/11/2006
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 x 7 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey Ginger Jar, Oaxacan Bottle, Soy Sauce Bottle (After Motherwell), 2002 sanguine Conté on paper ​​​​​​​8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey
Ginger Jar, Oaxacan Bottle, Soy Sauce Bottle (After Motherwell), 2002
sanguine Conté on paper
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.  

Fred Dalkey Model Facing Right in Atmospheric Light, 2012 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model Facing Right in Atmospheric Light, 2012
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.

Fred Dalkey Model Leaning Against Wall, 9-14-96 sanguine Conté crayon on paper ​​​​​​​9 1/2 x 6 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model Leaning Against Wall, 9-14-96
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
9 1/2 x 6 in.

Fred Dalkey Brooke Walker-Knoblich, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 8 3/16 x 7 9/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Brooke Walker-Knoblich, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
8 3/16 x 7 9/16 in.

Fred Dalkey Diagonal Reclining Model, 2-7-04 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Diagonal Reclining Model, 2-7-04
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey White Dahlia, 2011 silver point with sgrafitto on paper ​​​​​​​11 x 7 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey
White Dahlia, 2011
silver point with sgrafitto on paper
11 x 7 1/2 in.

Fred Dalkey Light Rail Line, 7/5/93 black Conté crayon on paper 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (image)

Fred Dalkey
Light Rail Line, 7/5/93
black Conté crayon on paper
8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (image)

Fred Dalkey Soy Sauce Bottle and Coffee Mug, 2001 sanguine Conté crayon on paper ​​​​​​​10 x 8 1/4 in.

Fred Dalkey
Soy Sauce Bottle and Coffee Mug, 2001
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 x 8 1/4 in.

Fred Dalkey Model with Large Pillow, 1-20-07 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model with Large Pillow, 1-20-07
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey Model Stretching, 12-18-99 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model Stretching, 12-18-99
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.

Fred Dalkey Soy Sauce Bottle in Arch, 2003 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 10 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.

Fred Dalkey
Soy Sauce Bottle in Arch, 2003
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
10 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.

Fred Dalkey Model with Head on Knee, 2011 sanguine Conté crayon on paper 9 x 7 3/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Model with Head on Knee, 2011
sanguine Conté crayon on paper
9 x 7 3/8 in.

Fred Dalkey Studio Window #3, 2010 oil on canvas mounted on Masonite ​​​​​​​10 x 7 1/8 in.

Fred Dalkey
Studio Window #3, 2010
oil on canvas mounted on Masonite
10 x 7 1/8 in. 
SOLD

Fred Dalkey Emily Standing at Window, Side View, 1992 oil on linen 28 x 22 in.

Fred Dalkey
Emily Standing at Window, Side View, 1992
oil on linen
28 x 22 in.
SOLD