Jane Freeman
21 Harrison Street #3, New York, NY 10013
(212) 925-4130
http://blog.ctnews.com/freeman
www.janefreemanart.com
wordplayjane@yahoo.com

EXHIBITIONS

2017
Group show, Heimbold Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY. "Old Tribeca" series, oil on canvas.
Corcoran Real Estate: Six paintings featured in interior design loft staging
2016
Haworth Library, Haworth, NJ, Jane Eyre series, oil on panel, 109 paintings shown
in August and September
Municipal Building Gallery, NY, NY, solo show: The Painted Novel (225 oils)
Art 101 Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 100 watercolors and gouaches
2012
Arrowhead Museum, Pittsfield, MA: Melville Invitational: paintings, constructions, writing; HeimboldtGallery, Bronxville, NY, group show (paintings)
2011
OJ Gallery, NY, solo show (paintings); Heimbold Gallery, Bronxville, NY, group show (paintings and dioramas)
2010
New Paintings, Heimbold Gallery, Bronxville, NY
Artists’ Toy Theaters, DUMBO, NY
Water,
Atlantis Gallery, NY, NY
2009
Point of View (paintings), Art 101 Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Landscapes (paintings), Heimbold Center, Sarah Lawrence College
The Bed Show (drawing and collage), Donna Han (curator), Spokane, WA
Chinatown Voices (installation), Columbus Park, NY

2008
Solo Show: Melville, Miniatures & More (paintings, drawings, miniatures and essays inspired by Moby Dick), Art 101 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Artists’ Toy Theaters, St. Ann’s Warehouse, NY
New Paintings, Heimbold Gallery, Bronxville, NY
2007
New Paintings and Constructions, Heimbold Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Art of Assemblage, Yellow Bird Gallery, Beacon, NY
2006
Dimensional Collages, Moulin Bleu Gallery, NY
Works on Paper, Flux Factory, NY
Artist’s Books and Object Books, Rome, Italy
2005
Toy Theaters, St. Anne’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY
Small Works, Bambi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Selected Works, The Creative Center, NY
Acquisitions (artists’ books), Univ. of Iowa Libraries, IA
The Square Show, Ceres Gallery, NY
Artists’ Ornaments, PS122 Gallery, NY
Art of Translation (collages) Center for Translation Studies, Univ. of Texas at Dallas
2004
Form and Formless, Hazen Fine Arts, NY, NY
Invitational, PS 122 Art Space, NY
2003
Artists’ Toy Theaters, Here Gallery, New York, NY
Below the Canal/After 911, NY
Urban Dioramas, Asian American Arts Center, NY
2002
Seven Major Miniatures, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
New Drawings, Artists Space, NY
Abide in Silence, Gallery Space, Catskills, NY
2001
The Red Show, Hazan Fine Arts, NY
All Blues, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ
Believe in Love, Atlanta Gallery, GA
City Rhythms, Pelham Art Center, NY
Golden Reflections Show, Gallery Space, Ontario, CA
2000
Winter Retreat, Santa Barbara Gallery, CA
The Fire Show, Fire House Museum, NY
1999
From Matter to Spirit: Women Artists Facing the Millenium, Flushing Town Hall, NY
A House for a Home, USM Museum, Kayenburg, Hamburg, Germany; miniature replica of tenement building travels in Germany and Austria 1997-1999
1998
The Magic Flute (12 miniature sets), Florida Grand Opera; travels to the Josephine F. Leiser Opera Center, Ft Lauderdale, FL
Work & Culture (Büro, Eine Inszenierung von Arbeit). Organized by Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria; travels to Manheim, Germany; London; Vienna.
1997
The Imaginary City, St. Marks Gallery, NY
Figuring Women’s Lives, Kingsboro Coll. Gallery, NY
The Art Exchange Show, NY
1996
Empire State Building Show, Ingbar Gallery, NY
The Valentine Project, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
1995
NY-Soho Bienniel, Eighth Floor Gallery, NY
The Quotidian Sublime, CWW Gallery, Newark, NJ
Humor and Whimsy, Watchung Art Center, NJ
Art from Detritus: Recycling with Imagination, Artists Talk on Art, NY
Solo Show: Six New Miniature Constructions, Margulies-Taplin Gallery, Miami, FL
Recent Works, Monmouth Museum, Brookdale College, Lincroft, NJ
1994
New York Work, Barry Fellman Gallery, Miami, FL
New Work, New York, Organization of Independent Artists, Brooke Alexander Gallery, NY
Artists Books, Art Initiatives Salon, NY
Artists Books at Bloomfield, Bloomfield College Art Gallery, NJ
1993
Solo Show: Boxed Constructions, Artspace at Felissimo, NY
New Paintings, Meyerson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Group Show, 30 Bond Gallery, NY
CWW Juried Invitational (paintings and constructions), Newark, NJ
1992
Solo Show: Paintings, Abney Gallery, World Trade Center Gallery, NY
New Work (paintings), Meyerson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Three Artists, Transit Museum, Penn Station, Newark, NJ
1991
Paintings, Edinboro College Gallery, Edinboro, PA
New Work, Georgia State University, Atlanta, CA
Small Works, Conejo Valley Museum of Art, Thousand Oaks, CA
Miniature Boxes, CWW Juried Invitational, Newark, NJ
1990
Invitational (mixed media), Neo Persona Gallery, NY
Small Works, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, MD
Invitational, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, VA
Solo Show: New Paintings, Curator: O. Abney, The Gallery at the World Trade Center, NY
Drawings and Artists Books, La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Artists Books, Art Center of Battle Creek, Michigan
New Visions: Artists Books, Books and Bookends Gallery, Baltimore
Dreamscapes, CWW, Newark, NJ
1989
Contemporary Artists Books, Cooper Union, NY
Homage to Hopper, Baruch College Gallery, NY
Unique Books, Women’s Caucus for Art, Center for Book Arts, NY
1987
Paintings, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ
Ephemera (works on paper), The Art Museum, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Group Show, 22 Wooster Gallery, NY
Artists Books, Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Paintings, The Corner Gallery, World Trade Center, NY
Small Works, Stansbury Gallery, NY
Invitational (painting), AIR Gallery, NY
1986
Paintings, Invitational Show, Chuck Levitan Gallery, NY
Artists Books, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Small Paintings, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA
Unique Artists Books, University of Alberta, Calgary, Canada
Artists Books, University of Chicago, IL
Artists Books, Assemblage and Collage, 50 West Gallery, NY

PUBLICATIONS

Illustrations
The Upper East Side Cookbook by Linda Olle, 2009 and 2010: jacket art
Road to Reading (Blachman, Brookes Publishing, 2008)
Let’s Read Together (A. DeBruin-Parecki, Brookes Publishing, 2006)
Darshan magazine, p. 25, 7/99
1993 Man of the Year Time Cover commission
Spot drawings, Boating magazine, 1979

Picture Books
Wish Upon a Star (2009)
Happy New Year (2006)
AAAA} by L. Burdick, HealthPro Press, MD
Sunshine on My Face (2003)

Articles, Books, Poetry, Blog
Blogalogue (The Connecticut Post)
Full Length Book: The Art of the Miniature (Watson-Guptill, NY: 2002)

“The Recollections of Jane Freeman," Parts 1-4. tribecacitizen.com, 2016-17
"The Art of Watching,” Int’l Library of Poetry, Fall 03
American Miniaturist magazine: guest contributor
Dollhouse Miniatures magazine:
The Jane Files, monthly column, 2003-2005
Feature articles and cover stories, selected list: “Sloane Tanen; The Art of the Urban,” 7/95. Profile: “The Art of JA Mrazik,” 3/96. “Reconstructed Paintings,” 10/02. “Opera in Miniature,” 9/01; “Encore,” 10/01; “Miami Beach Bungalow,” 5/99; “Hiding Places,” 5/98. “Mangia in Miniature,” 3/96; “Felissimo Townhouse,” 12/94
“Die Zauberflote: Florida Grand Opera program notes, 10/98
“An Unoccupied Room,” The Imaginary City (catalog essay), St. Mark’s Gallery, 1997
“Scraps from Tribeca,” The Carrell (vol. 30, 1994, Univ. of Miami literary magazine)
Illustrated essays, The Brontë Newsletter, 1986
Places of Power: Miniature Stage Sets, The Unseen Beauty and the Beast, (book),
American Poetry Anthology, 1986, 1987
The Writer, 11/81, p. 28
Clouds and Constellations, Children’s Digest, 4/75, pp. 26-33

Misc. Writing
"Charade," the 2017 paintings of Kazumi Yoshida, for Hazen Gallery, NY.
"Fantasy and Fugue," the 2016 paintings of Kazumi Yoshida, for Hazen Gallery, NY.
"Blue Planet," the 2015 paintings of Kazumi Yoshida, for Hazen Gallery, NY.
Review of Transparent Architecture by Gordon Gilbert, 2017

REVIEWS

“Where Perspective Meets Narrative: Tribeca Artist Melds Words and Images," by Yuri
Fennelly, Battery Park Broadsheet, April 8, 2016.
"Concentrating on Alumni," ß Magazine, April 2016
“Turandot Miniature at St. Anne’s,” mcbrooklyn.blogspot.com/2008_05_01_archive.html
“Melville In Miniature,” Arts+Selects, Arts&Letters, The New York Sun, 1/24/08
Review, “Simple picture-book solution,” USA Today, 3/1/05
Art Review, World Journal (Taiwan), 4/7/03
"Mix and Match," American Miniaturist Premier issue 11-12/02
The Art of the Miniature, Book Reviews, American Miniaturist 11-12/02
Focusing on Art: Closer Glimpses of Jane Freeman, Elisa De Carlo, Sarah Lawrence magazine Fall 2002;
Fine Art, Kristen Scheuing, DHM Magazine, 5/02;
The Art of Jane Freeman, Annahar (The Day: leading Lebanese daily, by Hanadi Eldiri;
Catching the Beat of Urban Life, William Zimmer, NY Times Arts & Entertainment Sunday 3/25/01.
City Rhythms, James Kalm: NY Arts Magazine, April 2001.
Tribeca Arts: Tribeca Guide 2000, p. 97.
“A World of Possibilities,” Sybil Harp, DHM 4/00 p. 9.
Spectacular Masterpieces, DHM cover story, 4/00
“Paradise Found: Pieces of Paradise” by Kristen M. Scheuing, DHM 4/00.
“9 Artists Map the Interior World,” Newsday, Sunday 4/25/99.
Museums and Art, Newsday 6/11/99.
Reflecting an Inner Vision, Newsday, 4/16/99
“Swatches: Fiber ransformed in Jane Freeman’s Art,” Fiber Arts magazine, 3-4/99
“Work and Culture,” Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria, 1998
“Profile,” Raymond Steiner, Art Times 7/98
“The City as Solid as Imagination” by John Yau;
Not in Bosnien kaum vorstellbar, Bielefelder Zeitung, 6/96
“Small But Select Works,” William Zimmer, NY Times, 12/24/95
Soho Bienniel Catalog 1995
“Art Review, Chords & Brushes,” Watchung Art Center, NJ
The Work of Jane Freeman, Out and About, Recorder Pub., NJ
When the Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary, Vivian Raynor, NY Times, Sun. 4/23/95
Looking at the Overlooked, Jon Berzinski
The Quotidian Sublime (catalog essay), 1995
“Time Capsules, Beyond Circumstance show at Hunter College,” by Sally Resnick, 1995
“An Artist’s Mini-World of Solitude and Mystery,” Barbara Aria, Tribeca Trib, 2/95
“Meet the Pros,” Yuriko Murayama, Felissimo catalog, 2/95
“Art Scene: Jane Freeman at Margulies Taplin,” Elisa Turner, The Miami Herald 1/20/95
“Small is Beautiful,” Janet Wickenhaver (centerfold)
Street News, Featured Artist, 11/94
Juror Scribendi, fall 94, p. 2
“Tribeca in Miniature,” Elaine Louie, Currents, NY Times, 12/9/93
“Love Affair: The Miniature Constructions of Jane Freeman,” NN magazine, 3/93
“Jane Freeman’s Happy Medium,” Sybil Harp, NN magazine, 8/93
“Reviews & Previews,” D. Conanan & T. Lawrence, Manhattan Arts 9-10/92
Cover story: “Jane Freeman turns TV fantasy into miniature reality...” Supply Line Newsletter
“New Art at Abney Gallery,” Alexandra Shaw, Manhattan Arts 9-10/92
“Small, Lighthearted Works,” Vivien Raynor, NY Times, Sun. 2/19/92
“By the Book,” Josef Woodard, Los Angeles Times, 12/12/91
“Places of Power, The Miniatures of Jane Freeman,” Edward Gross, 3/90
Washington Review, Susan Tamulevich, 8/90
“New Chapters in Art,” Elizabeth McDonald, Battle Creek Enquirer, 5/22/90
“Museum Scene: Strathmore Stretches Imagination with Latest in Book Art,” Potomac Gazette, 12/27/87
“Artists Books”: Sackner Archive of Concrete & Visual Poetry
“The Artist as Bookmaker,” Bridget Carlson, Chicago Reader, 4/18/86
“Book Arts Review,” vol. 5 #3, 7/86
“The Book Transformed, S. Pinkwas,”
Industrial Design, 1-2/85
“How Great Thou Art,” E. Watkins, Star Ledger, 1988. (about first-prize painting)

Awards, Interviews, Talks

Collage Workshops, FreshArt, NY, 2007
Bronze Prize, Nat’l Mature Media Award (drawings for Sunshine on My Face), 2005
Editor’s Choice Award, Int’l Library of Poetry, 2003.
Guest Artist on panel discussion, Asian American Arts Center, 4/8/03
Guest speaker, IGMA Convention, Rye, NY, 4/02
“The Miniature Worlds of Jane Freeman,” interviewed by Roger Rosenblatt, Jim Lehrer NewsHour, PBS broadcast 11/1/99
Everson Art Museum, Syracuse, NY, 1994 (slide talk).
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 1993.
1st prize, painting, St. Joseph Gallery, Newark, NJ, 1988.
Video Interview, Cabrini Gallery, NY, 1987.
Gallery Talk, Corner Gallery, NY, 1987.
Video Symposium, Robeson Gallery, Newark, 1985.
Panel Leader: A Working Artist, Sarah Lawrence College, 1985.
Silver Knight Award, best art student in Dade County, FL 1967.

Teaching (selected)

New York University, 2004-present. Courses in “Conversations of the West” (introduction to Western Philosophy and Critical Thinking; “Expository Writing.”)
Adjunct Lecturer, Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts, Baruch College, CUNY, 2003-04

Misc.
Zendora Dance Co. (stage props), 1999
Machete Films, NY: Film set for Kafka’s Metamorphosis

Corporate Collections, Commissions

Archives of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (drawing)
Sarah Lawrence Archives, Bronxville, NY (letters 1967-71)
University of Iowa Libraries, Library of Special Collections, Iowa City (unique books)
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC (miniature constructions)
Museum of the City of New York, NY (miniature construction)
SYDA Foundation, NY (miniature constructions)
Florida Grand Opera, Miami. (miniature constructions)
WW Norton & Co., NY (paintings)
University of Chicago Library of Special Collections (unique books)
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (paintings)
Windmere, Inc., Hong Kong (diorama)
Felissimo International, New York and Osaka. (miniature constructions)

Private Collections & Commissions (selected list)

Charles Muldenhauer, NY. M/M I. Kurihara, NY. Carolyn Iu, NY. Ellen Rand, NY. Steve Edles, NY. Dee Shapiro, NY. John Van Duyl, CA. Robin Toft, NY. M/M S. White, Ithaca, NY. Rina Langer, NY. Rackstraw Downes, NY, Nick Niehoff, Pelham, NY. Gloria Richardson, ME. R&D Litowitz, FL. Sasha Muniak, NY. Martin Taplin, Miami. Adam Chill, NY. D&A Bellman, NY. M. Udell, Miami. S&S Novack, St. Louis. Mr. Li, Hong Kong. Kazumi Yoshida, NY; R. Greenfield, Miami. R. Grobstein, CA. Kazuhiko Yazaki, Osaka. C. Gruber, NY. D. Brownstone, NY. P. Steckler, Phoenix. K&H Reise, Oradell NJ. Ashley Suhler, Arlington VA. Robert Baratner, Brookfield CT. Peter Frank, CA. Steven Brown, NY. James Mairs, NY. J&R Cassel, Miami. Prof. Brian Wilkes, England. G. Rashkoff, Eastchester NY. B. Lazere, NY. Rollene Saal, NY. Mike Lobb, NY. P. Bienstock, Princeton. Misha Dichter, NY. Yvonne Fox, NY. A&L Hochstein, NY. Wendy Miner, NY. L&B Friedson, Miami Beach. Dan Alterman, NY. Father Alex, Rome, Italy; E. Novack. NY. D&D Cassel, Miami. Levin/Van Sickle, NY; Penny Brown/J. Rappin, Chicago; Gus Weill, NY, Michael & Gail Eastman, St. Louis, R. Kolotkin, NY; Dr./Mrs. R. Gillet, Hurleyville, NY; C. Biaggi, Palisades, NY, Roger Rosenblatt, NY; Mr./Mrs. A. Glatstein, Asheville NC; Mr./Mrs. A. Hochstein, NY, N. Roach, Port St. Lucie, FL, Lee Gruzen, NYC. John Githens/Ingeborg Tenhaff, NY. P. Painton, NY. E. Rand. L. Libros, Philadelphia. N. Cromer-Grayson, NY. E. Glatstein, Asheville NC. R. Kolotkin, NY. G. Gilbert, NY. S. Gillett, Hurleyville, NY. R. Rosenblatt, Bethesda. M. Eastman, St. Louis.

Education

MFA:
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1974 (painting)
Art History with Violet de Mazia, The Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA, 1975
BA: Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1971 (literature, printmaking)
Lacoste, France, SLC Summer, 1972 (painting)