Hayden Reece Froehlich

Born in Rapid City, South Dakota

Studying at the University of Iowa, Iowa City


Hayden R. Froehlich is a multimedia artist, writer, and filmmaker studying at the University of Iowa. He grew up in a military family moving around the US and its territories before moving to Iowa to pursue a fine arts degree in creative writing. There he discovered his love for filmmaking, photography, and art. Now, he looks for new ways to combine different art and entertainment mediums, exploring themes of motion, emotion, while working towards better representation of LGBTQA+ identities in media.



2006 - 2016: Home-schooled

2016 - 2017: Central New Mexico Community College

2017 - Anticipated 2021: BFA, University of Iowa


Exhibitions & Festivals

2018 - Snake Alley Film Festival

  • Hybrid Short Film, "Samuel the Sentient Sphere."

2019 - Iowa City Bijou Open Screen

  • Experimental Short Film, "Sol."

  • Animated Short Film, "Domino Snake."


2017 - Leonardo 2017, CNM Literary Arts Magazine

  • Fiction piece, "Heather and the Illusionist."

2020 - Red Cedar Review Vol 55

  • Fiction piece, "The Observer."

2020 - Ink Lit Mag 17

  • Fiction piece, "Coffee and Catharsis."

  • Stage Play, "Stainless."

2020 - Earthwords 40

  • Photo, "Hurry."