Carole Freeman




1991 Bachelor of Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

1980 Master of Arts, Royal College of Art, School of Painting, London, England.

1977 Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors (Dean’s Honors List), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada




2018 Unsung, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY

2016 Something About Winnipeg, Gurevich Fine Art, Winnipeg, Canada.

Selections 2012-2016, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto, Canada.

2011 Portraits of Facebook, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

Doing the Docs, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Toronto International Film Festival

Headquarters, Toronto, Canada.

2010 If the Paparazzi Could Paint (Part II), Hyatt Regency Hotel, Toronto

International Film Festival Official Headquarters, Toronto, Canada.

If the Paparazzi Could Paint (Part I), Rebecca Gallery, Toronto, Canada.




2018 Boston International Fine Art Show, Brenda Taylor Gallery, Booth BIFAS2, Boston, MA.

Art New York, Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Booth ANY225, New York, NY.

2017 Young Masters, Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London, UK.

Art +, Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY.

2015 ArtToronto, Gurevich Fine Art, Booth C69, Toronto, Canada.

2014 ArtToronto, Gurevich Fine Art, Booth 1114, Toronto, Canada.

Classical Values: Modern and Contemporary Drawing, Leslie Sacks Fine

Art, Los Angeles, California.

A Celebration of Women’s Art, Gurevich Fine Art, Winnipeg, Canada.

2013 Women’s Art Now, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Los Angeles, California.

2012 Art Takes Times Square, New York, New York.





2018 Portrait Commission Donation, The Glass House, New Canaan, CT.

2016-18 Three paintings for Collection Jerry Saltz (Senior Art Critic, New York

Magazine) and Roberta Smith (Senior Art Critic, NY Times), New York, NY.

2014 Twins Series, Private Collection, Toronto, Canada.

2012 Portrait of Leslie Sacks published in African Art from the Leslie Sack Collection, Skira.

2010-11 Nine Drawings of Man Friday, commissioned by Blue Leaf Gallery for Lord

and Lady Glentorran, Dublin, Ireland.

Portraits of Norman Jewison, David Mirvish, and Ucal Powell, Harold Green

Theatre Company, Toronto, Canada.

Four Paintings of Bert, Private Collection, Toronto, Canada.

Portrait of Jeremy Chilnick, Commissioned by Morgan Spurlock, New York.




2018 Brown University, Visiting Artist Talk, Providence, RI, November 7, 2018.

2012 Canadian Arts Summit, Guest Panelist, Making Art in the Age of New

Media, moderated by Janet Carding, Director Royal Ontario Museum, Banff

Centre, Canada.

Portrait Painting Party, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada.




1990 University of Toronto, Visual Art Award, Faculty of Education, Toronto, Canada.

1982 Canada Council, Project Cost Grant, Montreal, Canada.

1980 La Cite Internationale des Arts, Four Month Residency, Paris, France.

1979 Royal College of Art, Travel Award, Italy.

1978 Canada Council, Project Cost Grant, London, England.




Art Bank, Ottawa, Canada. Continental Oil Company, London, UK. Royal College of Art, London, UK.

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. York University, Toronto, Canada.

Private Collections: UK, Canada, Italy, Ireland, Australia, USA including Guy and Nora Barron, Jerry Saltz and Roberta Smith, Morgan Spurlock, Leslie Sacks, Stefan Olsson, and Brian Levitt.




New York Magazine

To Do: April 18–May 2, 2018. Jerry Saltz, April 15, 2018.

The Guardian Unsung heroes: portraits of figures who deserve artistic recognition. Nadja Sayej, March 16, 2018.

Wall Street International

Carole Freeman, 17 Mar — 22 Apr 2018 at Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York. March 28, 2018.

Artnet News

Editors’ Picks: 14 Things to See in New York This Week. Sarah Cascone, March 12 and April 16, 2018.

Winnipeg Free Press

Painting the Faces of Winnipeg. Alison Gilmore, October 31, 2016.

Canadian Art

Must-Sees This Week: November 3 to 9, 2016. November 3, 2016.


Carole Freeman’s Selections 2012-2016 at Walnut Contemporary. David Saric, August, 2016.


Surprise Appearances. Gary Michael Dault, Summer Issue, 2016.

Globe and Mail

Carole Freeman Finds Her Muse on Facebook. James Adams, 2 December 2011.

Carole Freeman's Facebook Friends. December 2, 2011.

The National Post

Portraits from Pokes. 1 December 2011.

Celebrity Apprentice. 9 September 2010.

Berkshire Fine Arts

Friend Me: Portraits and Projects, Carole Freeman. 22 January 2012.

Canadian Jewish News

Getting Friended With a Paintbrush. 15 December 2011.

Akimbo Art and Tech

Carole Freeman Unplugged. James Fowler, April 10, 2012.

Otino Corsano

Global Paint Party. 5 January 2012.


Carole Freeman. Nadja Sayej, 2 December 2011.

The Star Blogs

Pretty As a Picture. 15 September 2011.


Friend Me at The Edward Day Gallery. Here and Now, CBC Radio, 1 December 2011



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