Matthew J. Frederick
Matthew is a founding partner of Arc. While working as a full-time artist, he was a partner at Reaves Gallery and he has consulted for both individual collectors and corporations for almost 20 years.
Matthew studied painting at the schools of the great Northern California region and graduated in 1986. Chico State University and Sacramento State University provided instructors from the Bay Areas Expressionist movement to guide and inspire him. His work is shown in commercial galleries, universities, and public exhibitions on the East Coast, California, and Hawaii. He is included in many prominent collections around the world. Matthew currently works in his studio in the Mission District of San Francisco.
Matthew Frederick, Priscilla Otani, Stephen Wagner and Michael Yochum are the partners at Arc Studios & Gallery - home of Arc Fine Arts Consuilting
Michael is a founding partner of Arc. While working as a financial consultant, he volunteered with ArtSpan, the largest artist-member organization in Northern California and producers of San Francisco Open Studios. He was the Chairman of that organization from 2009-2010. Since founding Arc in late 2009, he has worked with many individual collections and corporations, helping them to connect with local artists.
Michael studied art history at Middlebury College and ICU (Tokyo); and, he studied Japanese Art History in the graduate program at Columbia University. He and his wife, Priscilla Otani (also a partner at Arc and a working artist) are avid art collectors with a significant emphasis on collecting local San Francisco Bay Area art.
Along with Matthew Frederick, Michael co-created the iconic FourSquared exhibition at Arc Gallery which will be going into its fifth year. This exhibition has featured 16 local artists each year, each of whom is tasked with creating a mini-exhibition of 16 small works. (pictured in the header)