Tod Haskins Fredericks
Tod Haskins Fredericks, American
Born in Milwauke, Wisconsin, Tod Haskin Fredericks studied Commercial Art, Art Education and Fine Art at The Layton School of Art in Milwaukee as well as theUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison. After college he served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1969. Tod is a painter who now specializes in depicting the African American cultural experience in American history. In the past much of it has been associated with the significant military contributions made by African Americans. He has a number of well received works related to United States Colored Troops in hisportfolio. These works represent his exploration, through hisart, of the spirit and soul, contributions, dignity and persistent struggle demonstrated by the African American race in our country.