Owen William Fritts
SOLIDCORE+earthaware are the creations of Owen William Fritts. Trained as an architect, Owen has spent over two decades in the design areas of the interior architecture, design and furniture industries.
He is also a renowned large-scale sculptor for corporate, public and private commissions.
He brings all of this experience to his work as a master teacher with companies, adults and children in creative design, flow and civic collaboration around the world.
Owen is defined by a unique mix of experiences and skills, and is deeply engaged in the public discourse of designs' impact on culture. He served for five years on the Architecture+Design Museum, Lo s Angeles, Board of Directors, and continues to sit on the Museum Advisory Board.
Deeply committed to reframing the use of materials and moving towards Zero Waste, Owen also serves the environmental community as a member of the Advisory Board of SCRAP, a Portland, Oregon based non-profit 501(c)3 organization focused on diverting material from landfills into school and community art programs.
Owen holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) from the University of Oregon, studied for his Masters of Architecture (MARCH) at the University of Hawaii and earned his BFA in Sculpture and Interior Architecture from the University of Massachusetts.