About Fred Paulson, AFCA

Fred was born and raised in British Columbia. He was introduced to making art in his primary school days by Canadian Artist Edna McPhail in Dawson Creek, BC, and has continued to create throughout his entire life. He considers himself to be a “Self-taught” Artist. However, his formal training includes Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver, BC, and Douglas College in Surrey, BC.

Fred has worked in many media over the years, including graphite, oil, watercolour, pastel, acrylic, and coloured pencil, depicting many subjects from landscapes and seascapes to still lives and florals, as well as abstracts.

He has been an “Active” Member of The Federation of Canadian Artists for many years. His work has been featured in solo and group shows. His coloured pencil work was displayed in an article that appeared in the Artist’s Magazine.

Fred has lived in many parts of British Columbia, including the Fraser Valley, North Coast, Peace region and the Interior of the province. Currently, his home is in Quesnel, BC.

His work can be found in private and corporate collections in various parts of the world, such as Canada, the USA, Europe and even Australia.

Fred Paulson painting at Horse Lake
Fred Paulson painting at Horse Lake


  • Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA)
  • Federation of Canadian Artists Central Interior Chapter (FCA CIC)
  • Quesnel & District Arts Council
  • Quesnel Art Gallery
  • Quesnel Live Arts
Federation of Canadian Artists