Art of the Rockies Association - Artist Details Page
Name: Fred Hubicki
Currently residing in Colorado but making frequent return trips to New Mexico and back East, Hubicki
continues to express his
wonder of nature, and his
love of the expressive qualities of paint, on canvas.
's scope is extended in his
genre paintings of farmer markets and auctions in which he
also instills social and decorative qualities. ----- Working in oil and presently influenced by the Ashcan School
of painters, Bellows in particular, Hubicki employs the use of paint texture, color and light to emotionally connect with the viewer. ----- Frederick R. Hubicki
began painting at the early age of twelve studying watercolor and oil paintings at the Troy, NY Historical Society
on saturday mornings.
art studies through high school and upon graduating headed straight to New York City and art studies at the School of Visual Arts and New York University. ----- Mr. Hubicki
is a 1962 graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
At SVA Hubicki
studied drawing, design and painting with, among others, Burnt Hogarth, George Ortman, Michael Loew and Alice Neel. ----- For over twenty years Hubicki painted, as well as practiced commercial art, in New York City working at various times as either a graphic designer, illustrator, art director or creative director for publishers, record companies, and advertising agencies. ----- In New York, Hubicki painted abstracts, participated in group shows and had a one man show at the Lynn Knothler Galleries in 1967.
Hubicki's work is in may private collections as well as among the collections of companies such as the Gruen Watch Corporation, the A&P Corporation, Leisurecraft Industries, and YKK Zippers USA Inc. ----- Hubicki also lived and painted in Vermont for many years showing at various local galleries and participating in the Vermont Visual Artist programs of 1989 and 1990 at the Vermont Studio School & Colony.
During this period Hubicki
painted in oil and began to devote more time to landscapes and genre paintings of farmers markets and country auctions. ----- From 1991 until '96 Hubicki lived in Santa Fe, NM and climbed around the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountains painting the New Mexico landscape.
His work was shown at the Estes Design International Gallery in Santa Fe and at the Gold Hills Gallery in Madrid. ----- 1996 and '97 found Hubicki in Maine painting seascapes in oil much in the manner of Homer, Bellows and Henri.
also continued his
genre painting. ----- 2004 finds Hubicki
living in Salida, Colorado and painting scenes of the Arkansas River and the Rocky Mountains.
Hubicki is a member of the Oil Painters of America, Art of the Rockies Association, and the Arkansas Valley Art Center.
Hubicki's work can be seen at the Willow Tree Gallery