Jake Fried
Hand-Drawn Experimental Animations


Down Into Nothing | 2013 Hand-drawn animation with ink, gouache, white-out and coffee


Raw Data | 2013 Hand-drawn animation with ink, gouache, white-out and coffee


The Deep End | 2013 Hand-drawn animation with ink, white-out and coffee


Sick Leave | 2012 Hand-drawn animation with ink and white-out


Waiting Room | 2012 Hand-drawn animation with ink and white-out


Last Meal | 2011 Hand-drawn animation with ink and white-out


Headache | 2011 Hand-drawn animation with ink, white-out and crayon


Nightfall | 2011 Hand-drawn animation with ink and white-out


About
Jake Fried (b.1984) lives and works in Boston.

Upcoming Exhibitions
Boston International Children's Film Festival | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston, MA | May 9 & 11, 2014
The Artist Project | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston, MA | May 10 - October 13, 2014
New England Animation Film Festival | ICA/Boston. Boston, MA | May 10 - 11 & 25 - 26, 2014
Northwest Animation Fest | Hollywood Theatre. Portland, Oregon | May 12 - 18, 2014
NCF Lab | Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia | May 17 - 18, 2014
Northwest Animation Fest | Bijou Art Cinemas. Eugene, Oregon | May 23 - 25, 2014
MIAF | Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Melbourne, Australia | June 19 - 29, 2014
Narkolepsy Festival | Musee de Grenoble. Grenoble, France | June 26, 2014
A Window to the World (vol. 40) | Hiroshima MOCA. Hiroshima, Japan | July 23 - September 21, 2014
Cinema En Liberte #3 | Association Au Coeur Des Arts. Toulon, France | August 22 - 23, 2014
New Culture Festival | Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia | September 17 - 21, 2014

Recent Exhibitions
Florida Film Festival | Regal Winter Park Village 20. Orlando, Florida | April 11, 2014
Florida Film Festival | Enzian Theater. Orlando, Florida | April 9, 2014
Animation Exhibition | Candyland Gallery. Stockholm, Sweden | March 28 - April 13, 2014
New York International Children's Film Festival | SVA Theater. Chelsea, NYC | March 23, 2014
New York International Children's Film Festival | IFC Center. West Village, NYC | March 9, 2014
Standing Rock International Film Festival | Akron Art Museum. Akron, Ohio | March 6, 2014
Best New American Independent Animation | Nanjing University. Nanjing, China | February 28, 2014
Arts of the Moving Image Showcase | Duke University. Durham, North Carolina | February 26, 2014
Best New American Independent Animation | American Cultural Center. Shanghai, China | February 26, 2014
Best New American Independent Animation | Zhejiang Polytechnic. Hangzhou, China | February 25, 2014
Standing Rock International Film Festival | The Kent Stage. Kent, Ohio | January 25, 2014
Off The Air | "Robots" Episode on Adult Swim (Cartoon Network) | January 7 - 11, 2014
Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase | Cathay Cineplex. Singapore | December 10, 2013
Staring Eyes | Third Party Gallery. Cincinnati, Ohio | December 7, 2013
Eyeworks Fesitval | Pioneer Works. Brooklyn, New York | November 16, 2013
Eyeworks Fesitval | Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, Virginia | November 14, 2013
GIRAF9: Animation Festival | The Globe Cinema. Calgary, Canada | November 10, 2013
Eyeworks Fesitval | Nightingale Cinema. Chicago, Illinois | November 9, 2013
Oof Collective: Thanksgiving Dinner | Vox Populi Gallery. Philadelphia, PA | November 9, 2013
Sweaty Eyeballs 2 | Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, Maryland | November 1, 2013
One Minute Film Festival | Gallery 263. Cambridge, Massachusetts | October 5, 2013
Fantastic Fest | Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Austin, Texas | September 19 - 26, 2013
Incubate Festival | Incubate Campsite. Tilburg, The Netherlands | September 16 - 22, 2013
Group Exhibit | Superchief Gallery at Culture Fix. Lower East Side, NYC | September 10 - 15, 2013
Toronto Urban Film Festival | 300+ Subway Platform Screens. Toronto, Canada | September 6 - 16, 2013
Helsinki Comics Festival | Andorra Theatre. Helsinki, Finland | September 7 & 8, 2013
Alt_Cph 13 | Factory of Art & Design. Copenhagen, Denmark | August 30 - September 1, 2013
Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase | 35MM Cinema. Moscow, Russia | August 30, 2013
Circuito Off Festival | Theatre of Palazzo Grassi. Venice, Italy | August 28 - 31, 2013
10th Annual Outdoor Animation Festival | Squeaky Wheel. Buffalo, New York | July 27, 2013
Toronto Animation Arts Festival International | TIFF Bell Lightbox. Toronto, Canada | July 27, 2013
Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase | Tate Modern. London, UK | July 4, 2013
Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase | Cannes Lions Festival. Cannes, France | June 20, 2013
Crack! Festival | Forte Prenestino. Rome, Italy | June 20 - 23, 2013
Governors Ball Music Festival | Best of Vimeo Showreel. Randall's Island, NYC | June 7 - 9, 2013
Friday Flash | Plus Gallery/Denver Digerati. Denver, Colorado | May 24, 2013
San Francisco International Film Festival | New People Cinema. San Francisco, CA | April 28 & May 8, 2013
Art Cluster #1 | History Museum of Girona. Girona, Spain | April 19 - May 5, 2013
Flatpack Festival | The Custard Factory. Birmingham, UK | March 21 & 31, 2013
Animation and Video Works | Galerie Eigen + Art. Berlin, Germany | February 14 - March 30, 2013
Ann Arbor Film Festival | Michigan Theater. Ann Arbor, Michigan | March 19 & 22, 2013
Sundance Film Festival | Sundance Channel HQ. Park City, Utah | January 17 - 27, 2013
Staring Eyes #3 | Third Party Gallery. Cincinnati, Ohio | December 15, 2012
Laterna Magica Festival | Marseille National Theater. Marseille, France | December 5 - 22, 2012
Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival | Spectacle Theater. Brooklyn, New York | November 10 & 11, 2012
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation | Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago, Illinois | Oct 27 & 28, 2012
Night of the Freakishly Short Animation Festival | Akron Art Museum. Akron, Ohio | October 25, 2012

Selected Press
NPR Boston | "Best Art of 2013" by Greg Cook | December 31, 2013
Sprudge | "This Artist Uses Coffee for Beautiful Animated Short Films" by L. Sinclair | December 20, 2013
CANAL+ | "L'Oeil de Links" | November 19, 2013
Colossal | "Down Into Nothing: A New Hand-Drawn Animation..." by Christopher Jobson | October 14, 2013
The Little Black Book | "Saatchi & Saatchi's New Directors' Showcase Hits London" | July 8, 2013
The Denver Post | "Denver's Giant LED Signs Make For Its Newest Art Gallery" by R. Rinaldi | May 24, 2013
Juxtapoz | "Jake Fried's Hand-Drawn Experimental Animations" | May 8, 2013
io9 | "This Eldritch Animation Will Stare Straight Into Your Soul" by Robert T. Gonzalez | May 7, 2013
Beautiful/Decay | "Jake Fried's Psychedelic Moving Paintings" by Danny Olda | May 7, 2013
Colossal | "Raw Data: A Hand-Drawn Animation..." by Christopher Jobson | May 6, 2013
Weird Fiction Review | "Weird, Wired, Mesmerizing Momento Mori..." by Katie Lavers | February 12, 2013
Discovery Channel Canada | "The Daily Planet" | January 11, 2013
Fast Company | "This Freaky Animation Was Hand-Drawn..." by Joe Berkowitz | January 8, 2013
Gizmodo | "Trippy Animation Is Nothing But Coffee, White-Out, and Ink" by Eric Limer | January 6, 2013
Boing Boing | "Gorgeous, Psychedelic Hand-Drawn Animation..." by Cory Doctorow | January 3, 2013
PBS Arts: Off-Book | "Hand-Drawn Stop-Motion Animations By Jake Fried" | August 15, 2012
MTV: Liquid Television | "Waiting Room - White Out" | June 12, 2012
Huffington Post | "Waiting Room: Jake Fried's Spiritual White-Out Animation" by Mallika Rao | May 10, 2012

Employment
Museum Educator
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 2007-present

Education
Maryland Institute College of Art 2004
Boston University 2009

Contact
jakejfried@gmail.com

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