August 28 - September 22, 2017 | BEING THERE: Landscape, Memory, and Monument" | Earl & Virginia Green Art Gallery at Biola University | La Mirada, California | Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 5th  6:30-8:30pm

To view the postcard for this exhibition click here



July 2 - August 31, 2017 | Gathering: A Venison Magazine Retrospective | Abrams Claghorn Gallery | Albany, California | Opening Reception: July 15, 2017 5-8pm


April 22- May 14, 2017 | This Land: j.frede and Amber Jean Young | Monte Vista Projects | Los Angeles 

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I have contributed a participation piece to 100 Days of ActionFeel/ Do is featured on February 6, 2017, but can take place at any time as an act of resistance. 


September 11, 2016 | Sunday Social, Paul Mahder Gallery, Healdsburg | 2-5pm

For more details about Sunday Social click here 


May 21 - July 17, 2016 | I Look For Clues In Your Dreams, Berkeley Art Center


April 30, 2016 | Parking Lot Art Fair, Fort Mason Center | 8am - 8pm


April 8 - May 8,  2016 | East Bay Modern Quilters: Stitch Modern, Piedmont Center for the Arts | Opening Reception April 8, 6-9pm


April 2, 2016 | Community Quilt III, CelerySpace Gallery | Time TBD


February 15, 2016 | Drinking and Drawing, The Interval at Long Now | 6-8pm

On MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15th, a group of artists will be featured- Mistu Okubo, Koak, Joseph Ferriso, Amber Jean Young, Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough, Jenny Sharaf, Scott Vermeire, Annie Vought, Barbara Obata, and James Chronister. These Bay Area contemporary artists will be making their work in a communal setting on the central long table. Featured media to include drawing, t-shirts, pen & ink, graphite, sewing, AutoCad, 2D comedy, collage, typewriter, painting and more.


December 2015 | I was interviewed by Venison Magazine, a Bay Area arts quarterly. Click here to read the interview. 


December 4, 2015 | Community Quilt II in conjunction with Makers Workspace Open House | 5-8pm

Makers Workspace is a Berkeley studio consortium, home to artists and craftspeople. I will be hosting the second installment of Community Quilt, a collaborative quilt-making experience. For more information on Community Quilt please click here.


October 23 - 29, 2015 | Indigo Mind: Week 5: Hallucinations | Reception October 23, 6 - 9pm

A group exhibition celebrating the work of neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks, featuring artists who explore a range of brain and body phenomena. I have one new "sky orb" quilt in this exhibition. 


October 22, 2015 | Root Division's 14th Annual Art Auction | VIP 6-7pm / Event 7-10pm

I have two pieces up for auction in this event, a small framed piece, and the Community Quilt participants collectively worked on, and I constructed. Information about Community Quilt can be found here


September 26th, 2015 | Community Quilt, part of Community Crafternoon, hosted by Root Division