Artist Biography: William Freed

WILLIAM FREED
(1902-1981)

Freed-Orlowsky

EDUCATION:

Educational Alliance Art School, with Auerbach-Levy
Art Students League
Hans Hofmann School of Fine Art, in New York and Provincetown

AWARDS:

1957
1st Prize, Cape Cod Art Association, Hyannis, MA, Jurors Karl Knaths, Myron Stout and Mary Cecil Allen.

1960
Longview Foundation Purchase Award.

1967
Chapelbrook Foundation Grant.

1976
Goddard College Annual Cash Award, Best in Show.

1984
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

1928
Society of Independent Artists, New York.

1936
Municipal Art Week, New York.

1937
A C A Gallery, New York, through 1967.
Federal Art Project Gallery, New York, through 1940.

1941
39th Annual Philadelphia Water-color and Print Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

1946
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA, through 1980.

1949
Gallery 49, Provincetown, MA.

1952
Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA.
Kaufman Gallery, New York.
92nd Street Y, New York.

1953
H C E Gallery, Provincetown, MA, through 1967.

1954
Abbo Ostrowsky Collection, Jewish Museum.

1955
James Gallery, New York, through 1962.

1956
Sun Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 1956
Museum of Modern Art Lending Library, through 1963.

1957
H C E Gallery, Provincetown, MA, through 1960.

1958
Gallery 256, Provincetown, MA.
Burluik Gallery, New York.
Worcester Museum, MA.
Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA, also 1959.

1959
Whitney Museum of America Arts, New York.
Audubon Society, New York.
DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, MA.

1960
Esther Stuttman Gallery, Provincetown, MA (solo).
New Arts Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo).
New York University Art Collection exhibit, New York.
Kresge Art Gallery, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI.

1962
Esther Stuttman Gallery, New York (solo).
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1963
Hofmann and His Students, Museum of Modern Art, New York (traveling exhibition).

1964
Museum of Modern Art Lending Library.

1965
Esther Stuttman Gallery, New York, NY (solo).
Golden Anniversary, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.

1967
Artisan Gallery, Brunswick, ME (solo).

1970
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.
First Major New England Show of the 70’s, Boston Arts Center, MA.

1971
Free Abstract Form of the 50’s, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY.
Provincetown 3rd Invitational Show, Provincetown, MA
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.

1976
Tirca Karlis Gallery, Provincetown, MA, through 1980.

1977
WPA, Then and Now, Parsons Shool of Design, New York.

1978
Provincetown Painters, 1890’s-1970’s, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY.
10th Street in 1977, Landmark Gallery.
CO-OPS of 10th St., Ward-Nasse Gallery.

1979
Goddard College, Plainfield, VT (solo).

1980
Lenore Ross Gallery, Provincetown, MA (solo).
Hans Hofmann as a Teacher; drawn from the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the PAAM.

1981
In Retrospect, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA.
Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.

1999
Forum 49 Revisited, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.

2001
Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA.

2002
ACME Fine Art, Boston, MA.

2003
ACME Fine Art, Boston, MA.
Beauregard Gallery, Rumson, NJ.
Cherrystone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA.
Hans Hofmann and His Students, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.
Artists from the Sun Gallery, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.

2004
ACME Fine Art, Boston, MA.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Whitney Museum of American Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Smithsonian Institution
Chrysler Museum
Jewish Museum
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
New York University Art Collection
University of Texas
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California.
Rose Museum, Brandeis University