Jake Fried

Jake Fried (b.1984) lives and works in Boston. Primarily known for his paintings, Fried is currently working on a series of hand-drawn, animated short films or "moving paintings". He has been an Educator and Community Liaison for The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston since 2007.


Waiting Room

(Jake Fried, 2012)

Waiting Room features a cluttered room, men in hazard suits, and a Hindu deity. An interior room rapidly forms and transforms as Fried, using black ink and white-out, layers hand-drawings...

The Deep End

(Jake Fried, 2013)

Psychedelic, hypnotic, and with an obsessive quality about them which moves them well into the territory of the weird, Jake Fried’s animations are self-consciously retro, or as he himself describes...