Joanne Freeman received a BS in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin and a M.A. in Studio Art from New York University. She serves as the Vice President of American Abstract Artists founded in 1936 and based in New York City. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally. Selected solo shows include; Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum, Idaho, Kathryn Markel Fine Art, New York NY. 490 Atlantic, Brooklyn NY. Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York NY. Marc Jancou Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, Au 9 Galerie, Casablanca, Morocco, White Columns, New York NY. The Queens Museum, Queens, New York and the Zillman Art Museum University of Maine, Bangor Me. Freeman has been interviewed and her work has been reviewed in various publications including; ARTnews, The New Criterion,The L.A. Weekly,The New York Observer, The Portland Press Herald, and online with; Ahtcast, Artcritical, Boston Voyager Magazine, Hyperallergic, Ideelart, Joanne Mattera Art Blog, Painters’ Table, Oem and Widewalls. She lives and works in New York City.
Freeman recently organized a panel discussion at Pen and Brush in New York, Beyond the Gendered Lens: From the Exhibition, Blurring Boundaries, to a larger discussion of Women in Contemporary Art. Additional curatorial projects include; Signage (Artists in Cars) Ideelart. Domestic Disturbances at 490 Atlantic, Brooklyn, NY. Wit at the Painting Center, New York, NY. Color-Time-Space, co-curated with Kim Uchiyama at Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY. and at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. and the Rosenberg Gallery at Hofstra University Hempstead, NY.
Freeman has been a visiting artist at; New York University, The New School for Social Research, The New York Studio School, Massachusetts College of Art, Chautauqua School of Art, The Marie Sharpe Foundation and the Rome Art Program.