(American, born 1945)
Artist Fred Ploeger was born in Spokane. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971 and a Master of Arts degree in painting and community college instruction in 1973, both from Eastern Washington University in Cheney. He previously taught art at Spokane Falls Community College and Whitworth College, both in Spokane. He served as founding memeber of Touchstone Center for the Visual Arts, and as curator at the Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum in Spokane. He later taught at the University of California, San Diego. He currently lives in Bassac, France.