Fred Staub

b. 1919d. 2012

Also known as:

  • Frederick Charles William Staub

Fred Staub was an Otago-based artist and art educator. He worked at the Dunedin School of Art for 26-years between 1951 and 1977.

Staub bequeathed funds to New Zealand’s Otago Masonic Charitable Trust to establish the Fred Staub Open Art initiative. Funds are gifted twice a year to the Dunedin School of Art Foundation and aimed at promoting engagement with art in the Otago community. Today Fred Staub Open Art supports a programme of free public art seminars and exhibitions in Dunedin.

See also:

Fred Staub, ‘To the Biological Sciences, to the Dental Sciences, to the Physical Sciences, to the Medical Sciences’ (1955), School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Main Campus, Ōtepoti Dunedin

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2021