| Fred Fellows was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma, headquarters for both the Old Time 101 Ranch Wild West Show and the Ponca, Oto and Osage
Indian Reservations. Family tradition and respect for both the west and fine art had a profound influence as he grew up in northern Oklahoma.
His paintings and sculptures have been featured in many magazines throughout the country; among them are Arizona Highways, Western Horseman,
Newsweek, Southwest Art and Architectural Digest. His work has won many awards including the Grumbacher Fine Arts Award and the Printing
Institute of America Award. Fellows has won several CAA awards including Gold Medal for Most Popular Work (1976), Silver Medal for Sculpture
(1991-1995) and Best of Show in 1991. His work was included in the first American art exhibit in Mainland China in 1980 and the Grand Palais
in Paris in 1979. His work is also in the collections of many U.S. museums and corporations. One of his Gold Medal sculptures recently
won the purchase prize to go into the permanent collection at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming.
Fellows is a member of the Cowboy Artists of America, having been elected into membership
in 1968. He was selected by the Hesston Corporation to be it's National Finalists Rodeo Artist and created a series of paintings, sculptures
and belt buckles relating to the NFR Network Telecast.
Fellows was honored to have had a retrospective at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2002 and was selected to be the Tucson Artist
of the Year, 2002. Fellows lives with his artist wife
Deborah Fellows at their adobe ranch home in Sonoita, Arizona