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Carole Freeman

Toronto, Ontario

Born in St. Boniface, Canada, Freeman graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Arts from the School of Painting, Royal College of Art, London, England, which included a residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France. Freeman’s work is represented in private and public collections in Canada, U.S.A., England, Italy, Ireland, and Australia.

Freeman has participated in solo and group exhibitions in Toronto, Winnipeg, London, New York, and Los Angeles. Her work has been highlighted in The Globe and Mail, The National Post, and Now Magazine as well as blogs and art news sites such as Akimbo Art and Tech Blog, ArtDaily Newsletter, ArtSlant, Berkshire News, Los Angeles Magazine, and Visual Art Source.

In 2010 and 2011, Freeman’s celebrity portraits were a popular feature during The Toronto International Film Festival. Her 2011 solo exhibition Portraits of Facebook at Edward Day Gallery in Toronto was opened by Jordan Banks, Managing Director of Facebook Canada with Facebook Canada executive and public participation at a Portrait Painting Party during the run of the exhibition, garnering much media attention.

In 2012, Freeman was invited to speak and present her art practice on the panel Making Art in the Age of New Media during The Canadian Arts Summit, a unique national leadership forum that yearly brings together the chief executives, artistic directors, and board chairs of Canada’s largest 50 not-for-profit cultural institutions, at The Banff Centre in Banff, Canada. In 2013, she participated in the group exhibition, Women’s Art Now, with artists such as Helen Frankenthaler and Elizabeth Peyton.

In July 2014, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Los Angeles, invited Freeman to exhibit drawings in the exhibition Classical Values: Modern and Contemporary Drawings along with Picasso, Matisse, Lautrec, Klimt, Hockney, and other important artists.

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