Lorrie Fredette creates site-specific investigations that examine beauty, harmony and comfort to comprehend the incomprehensible aspects of infection, pandemic and plague.
Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including solo and group exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe. Exhibition venues include Art Miami (Miami, FL), University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN), Hunterdon Art Museum (Clinton, NJ), Schema Projects (Brooklyn, NY), Dowling College (Oakdale, NY), SUNY Fredonia (Fredonia, NY), Cynthia-Reeves Project (Brattleboro, VT), Islip Art Museum (NY), Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ), Bank of America Headquarters (Charlotte, NC), Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA) and Jyväskylä Art Museum (Jyväskylä, Finland).
She is the recipient of awards that include MARK 09 and Strategic Opportunity Grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts (2009 and 2007 respectively), and has participated in residencies at the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, (Ithaca, NY), the Adolf and Virginia Dehn Visiting Artist Program at Loomis Chaffee, (Windsor, CT), and the Women’s Studio Workshop, (Rosendale, NY). Fredette holds a BFA in sculpture from the Herron School of Art/Indiana University.