Fred Beshid is a Los Angeles-based writer, artist and filmmaker. He is the product of the California public school system and the 1980s Los Angeles punk rock scene. He is the creator of the award-winning Museum of Fred, an online museum featuring his collection of thrift store paintings, which has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered and CBC's Freestyle radio programs. In his free time he serves as a volunteer arts administrator. In the past he has served on the board of directors for the Foundation for Art Resources (FAR) and on selection committees for public art. Read more... Development Committee for 826LA, a youth literacy project.