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Study for "Dream of the Young Girl" and "Dream of the Young Man" for the University of Michigan Administration Building

Conté crayon, gouache, graphite, and watercolor on construction paper
19" x 12.5"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Study for "Dream of the Young Man" for the University of Michigan Administration Building

Gouache, graphite and ink on laid paper
10.75" x 6.75"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Studies for "Dow Chemical Corporation 50th Anniversary Medal"

Conté crayon, gouache and graphite on construction paper
8.5" x 6"

Minted in gold-plated aluminum and magnesium, diameter 3 inches, Dow Chemical Corporation, Midland, Michigan.

Face: Inscription, "Fifty years of creative development 1897-1947," with bas-relief of hand holding a leaf toward the sun.

Reserve: Planets swirling around the…

Studies for "Dow Chemical Corporation 50th Anniversary Medal"

Conté crayon, gouache and graphite on construction paper
8.5" x 6"

Minted in gold-plated aluminum and magnesium, diameter 3 inches, Dow Chemical Corporation, Midland, Michigan.

Face: Inscription, "Fifty years of creative development 1897-1947," with bas-relief of hand holding a leaf toward the sun.

Reserve: Planets swirling around the…

Studies for "Dow Chemical Corporation 50th Anniversary Medal"

Conté crayon, gouache and graphite on construction paper
8.5" x 6"

Minted in gold-plated aluminum and magnesium, diameter 3 inches, Dow Chemical Corporation, Midland, Michigan.

Face: Inscription, "Fifty years of creative development 1897-1947," with bas-relief of hand holding a leaf toward the sun.

Reserve: Planets swirling around the…

Presentation drawing for "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life"

Gouache on board
35.25" x 22"

The Fountain, also known as the "Cleveland War Memorial", is composed of a large granite basin set with bronze plaques containing the names of men and women who gave their lives for their country. Located within the basin are four granite carvings depicting the great civilizations of the earth: Nordic, Eastern,…

Study for "The Expanding Universe Fountain"

Conté crayon, pencil and gouache on newsprint
14.75" x 18.75"

This fountain celebrates the nation's first exploration of outer space. According to Fredericks, the sculpture "represents this age of great interest, exploration and discovery in outer space...[and] the immensity, order and mystery of the universe.”

The monumental central…

Project drawing for "Aeronautical Pioneering" for the Ohio Union Building at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio

Project drawing for the Ohio Union reliefs, 1951, conté crayon and gouache on board.

Showing one of the Wright brothers with the first motor-driven airplane. The final relief was revised to include other Ohio industries, ceramics and agriculture.

The Ohio Union reliefs won an Honorable Mention in Sculpture from the Architectural League of…

Project drawing for "Ceramics, Agriculture, and Aeronaturical Pioneering" for the Ohio Union Building at Ohio State University

Project drawing for the Ohio Union reliefs, 1951, conté crayon and gouache on board.

The Ohio Union reliefs won an Honorable Mention in Sculpture from the Architectural League of New York in 1955.

Project drawing for "Aeronautical Pioneering" for the Ohio Union Building at Ohio State University

Project drawing for the Ohio Union reliefs, 1951, conté crayon and gouache on board.

Showing one of the Wright brothers with the first motor-driven airplane. The final relief was revised to include other Ohio industries, ceramics and agriculture.

The Ohio Union reliefs won an Honorable Mention in Sculpture from the Architectural League of…