He is internationally recognized as one of the finest western artists in the world today.
Fred is past president and current director of the world famous Cowboy Artist of America organization. His paintings and sculptures have been featured in many magazines throughout the country. Among them are, Arizona Highways, The Western Horseman, Newsweek, Southwest Art, Artists of the Rockies and Playboy.
His work has won many awards including the Grumbacher Fine Arts Award and the Printing Institute of America Award. He won the Gold Medal for the Most Popular Work at the 1975 annual CAA exhibit. Silver Medal for Drawing at the 1979 CAA exhibit. Silver Medal for Oil at the 1988 CAA exhibit, Silver Medal for Drawing at the 1989 CAA exhibit, Gold for Sculpture and the Best of Show at the 1991 CAA exhibit.
His work was included in the First American Art Exhibit in Mainland, China in 1980 and also exhibited at the Grand Palace in Paris in 1979.. Freds work is in the collections of many U.S. museums and corporations.
Fred was selected by the Hesston Corporation to be their National Finals Rodeo Artist. He has done a series of paintings, sculptures, and belt buckles relating to the NFR Network Telecast sponsored by the Hesston Corp.
Recently a full-size bronze sculpture by Fred Fellows of a bucking horse and rider was placed in front of the Sturm Ruger firearms company by its owner Bill Ruger.