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Marcia Freedman

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248-752-1657
marstan@gmail.com marciafreedman.com

Masters of Fine Arts Degree, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Bachelor of Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017 Rotunda Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Memory & Observation II
2015 Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham Michigan, Marcia Freedman, Memory & Observation
2011 Ohio State University, Pearl Conard Gallery, Mansfield, Ohio, Inside/Outside, an exhibition featuring artist Marcia Freedman
2010 Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, Inside, Outside: Marcia Freedman, paintings
2002 Cary Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, A Line of Color, paintings by Marcia Freedman
1999 Cary Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, Marcia Freedman - New Works - Recent Paintings
1996 Start Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, Marcia Freedman - New Work
1994 Macomb Community College, Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Marcia Freedman - Recent Work
  Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, Michigan, Installation
1993 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Marcia Freedman - Drawings

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Detroit Abstraction, Janice Charach Gallery, Jewish Community Center, West Bloomfield, Mich
Fresh Abstractions, Ellen Kayrod Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
2016 Biennial, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, Michigan
Pioneer Show, Cass Cafe, Detroit, Michigan
Actual Size, Atrium Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
2015 Abstraction, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
Making Connections, Marygrove College Art Gallery, Detroit, MI
2014 Identity, Women's Caucus for Art, Gallery Nine 5, NY, NY
Kresge Foundation Headquarters, Troy, Michigan, Art Exhibit
Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Local Perspectives, Global Reach 2013-2014 Art Exhibit
Grand Rapids Spectrum Theatre Lobby, Art Prize 2014, Grand Rapids, Michigan
2013 Paint Creek Center for the Arts Rochester, Michigan, "Abstract Michigan"
Federal Reserve Building, Detroit, Michigan, "Midwest Aids Exhibition"
Whitdell Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Actual Size"
2012 Elaine Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, "MACAA Exhibition"
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan, "Roots," an exhibition featuring works of art in all media by Chaldean and Jewish Artists
St. Louis University Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, "Contemporary Women Artists XVI, Longevity Exhibition"
Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, Michigan, "BIG SHOW," (80 year celebration)
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan, "Michigan Fine Arts Competition"
New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Invitational Salon, "Exhibition of Small Works"
Whitdell Art Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Members Exhibition"
2011 Ohio State University Art Gallery, Mansfield, Ohio, October 2011 show
Wayne State University, Community Arts Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Looking Into The Pioneer Building"
2010 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, "Butler 74th Midyear"
Re:View Contemporary Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Re:Collect 2010"
New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Invitational Salon: "Exhibition of Small works"
Scarab Club, Detroit Michigan, "Robert Wilbert: Artist, Teacher, Friend"
CAID Gallery, Detroit, Michigan "Actual Size"
Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, Michigan "DAM Box Show"
2008 Linda Ross Contemporary Art + Projects, "From Childers Street to E. Grand Blvd, Painting and Drawings by Marcia Freedman and Fraser Taylor"
2007 Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, "Painters, Paintings"
2006 Karen Lynne Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, Michigan
2005 Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College, "New Acquisitions"
Karen Lynne Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
CAID Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Actual Size"
2004 Sherry Washington Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Self Portraits 21"
Janice Charach Epstein Gallery, Jewish Community Center, West Bloomfield , Michigan, "Different Strokes Michigan Painters"
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, "Foundation Faculty Exhibition"
2003 Elaine Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, "2003 Regional Drawing Exhibition"
A. I. R. Gallery, New York, New York "Wish You Were Here"
Sherry Washington Gallery, Detroit, Michigan "September Group Show"
2002 Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, Michigan, "20th Year Celebration Invitational"
2001 Birmingham, Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan, "Luce"
Museum of New Art, Detroit, Michigan, "Documenta USA"
Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan, "24 Eyes"
Swords and Plowshares, Peace Center and Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Quo Vadis"
Detroit Contemporary Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Actual Size"
2000 The Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan, "Hot Bed"
Detroit Contemporary Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Actual Size"
Pangborn Design Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Art Detroit, 2000"
1999 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown Ohio, "63rd Annual Midyear"
Detroit Contemporary Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Art for the Park"
Wayne State University, Community Arts Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Alumni Exhibition"
Museum of Contemporary Art, Pontiac, Michigan, "Documenta USA"
1998 The Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan, "Jesse Pye Annual"
Parker-Webb Building, Detroit, Michigan, "Up North Meets Downtown"
1996 Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, "Faculty Exhibition"
Michigan Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Out of Solitude"
Bunting Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan, "A Moveable Feast"
Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers Campus , Camden, New Jersey, "Rutgers National '96 Works on Paper"
ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, "Arc National Drawing Show"
1995 Metropolitan Center for the Arts, Detroit, Michigan, "The Art of Women"
Michigan Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Carbonari"
Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Chew on This"
Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan, "Great Lakes Regional Art Exhibition"
Michigan Education Association, East Lansing, Michigan, "31st Annual MEA/MAEA Art Purchase Exhibition"
1994 Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, "Image and Idea: Educators on View
Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, "Change Is In The Air"
Center Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, The Detroit Show, "Objects For and About Detroit"
Buckham Gallery, Flint, Michigan, "The Figure: Part II"
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Association, Birmingham, Michigan, "Michigan Fine Arts"
Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, Michigan, "Sketchbook"
1993 A .I. R. Gallery, New York, New York, "State of the Art"
Willis Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "John Burkwhat, Marcia Freedman, Karen Lewis"
Bradley University, Heuser Art Center, Peoria, Illinois, "24th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition"
San Jaciento College South, Houston, Texas, "Works on Paper"
Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan, "All Michigan/All Media"
1992 Wayne State University, Community Arts Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Drawing for Drawing"
South Bend Regional Art Museum, South Bend, Indiana, "Her Art Works"
Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York, "1992 National"
Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan, "Focus on Michigan Families"
Wayne State University, Community Arts Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition"
Focus Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, "Two Off the Wall, Two on the Wall"

SELECTED REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

Ron Scott, "Marcia Freedman @ the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center," Detroit Art Review, April 14, 2015
Robert del Valle, "Stage & Canvas," Real Detroit Weekly, May 1-7, 2013, p. 18.
Kristen T. Woodward, Artists2artists.net. January 17, 2013
Laura Houser, Birmingham Patch, March 28, 2012
Womens Caucus VXI, Longevity, an exhibition at the St. Louis University Art Museum
Keri Guten Cohen, Detroit Jewish News, p. 46-47, August 2, 2012
Mary Romayo, Detroit Jewish News, p. 34-37, May 3, 2012
Kristen T. Woodward, Artists2artists.net. November 28, 2011
ABC-TV, 2010 "Detroit 187", Fifth Episode
Rebecca Mazzei, "In Praise of Paint," Metro Times, April 2, 2008
Phaedra Robinson, "D-town three- for-all, Different Strokes, Michigan Painters," Metro Times, Sept. 29, 2004
Nick Sousanis, "Marcia Freedman, Different Strokes, Michigan Painters," The Detroiter.Com, Sept. 9, 2004
Dennis Nawrocki (Professor, Art History, College for Creative Studies), "Marcia Freedman’s Hard Charging Abstractions," August 2004
Keri Guten Cohen, "Portraits of the artists as they see themselves," The Detroit Free Press, June 27,2004
Keri Guten Cohen, "Artists comment on women," The Detroit Free Press, Sept. 29, 2002
Mervit Bashi, "Style at the JN," The Detroit Jewish News, Nov. 8, 2002
Keri Guten Cohen,The Detroit Free Press, March 19, 1999
Rhonda Bates - Rudd, "Art Show A Tribute to WSU Alumni," The Detroit News, February 10, 1999
Mary Klemic, "Paintings Look at Human Nature," The Eccentric Newspapers, May 23, 1996
Carol Azizian, The Flint Journal, July 3, 1994
Mary Klemic, "Artist's Enthusiasm Comes Through in Display," The Eccentric Newspaper, March 10, 1994
Joy Colby Hakanson, The Detroit News, October 16, 1992
Marsha Miro, Detroit Free Press, January 26, 1992
Marsha Miro, Detroit Free Press, April 26, 1991
Channel 20, Southfield, Michigan, 1991 "Metro Arts Review" (Producer, Elaine Kirschman)
Continental Cable Co., Southfield, Michigan, 1991 "Metro Arts Review" (Producer, Elaine Kirschman)

SELECTED EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

Identity, Women's Caucus for Art, ISBN 978-1-939637-08-6 PP. 43-45
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America, Local Perspectives, Global Reach 2013-2014 Art Exhibition PP. 16,17,18, 19, 41
ArtSlant Collectors Catalogue, Volume 5, Issue 2
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume Four p. 70-71
The Healing Work of Art from the collection of Detroit Receiving Hospital ISBN 978-0-9798818-0-0 P.108
Dennos Museum Center, New Acquisitions, 2004
Butler Institute of American Art, 63rd Annual Midyear, 1999
Rutgers National 96, Works on Paper, Stedman Art Gallery, 1996
Great Lakes Regional Art Exhibition, Midland Center for the Arts, 1995
Bradley National Paint and Drawing, Heuser Art Center, 1993
All Michigan/All Media, Krasl Art Center, 1993

ARTIST RESIDENCY

2009 Johusa Tree Highlands, Joshua Tree, California

SELECTED AWARDS

2015 Second Place, Abstraction Exhibit, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI
2010 Art Slant, 4th Round Winner
1995 Jurors Choice Award, 31st Annual MAE/MAEA Art Purchase Exhibition, Michigan Education Association 1995 Award Winner, Artists Who Teach, Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan
1993 Krasl Art Center Award
1991 Foremost Insurance Award, Holland Area Arts Council
1990 Award Winner, Flint Annual
1988 Award Winner, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Oakland Community College
1988 Award Winner, 7th Annual Helen DeRoy Exhibit, Oakland Community College

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan
Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit. Michigan
Ernst and Young, Detroit, Michigan
MGM Grand Casino, Detroit, Michigan

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

College Art Association
Wayne State University, College of Fine and Performing Arts, Former Board Member
Detroit Focus, Board Member