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Born in Hong Kong and raised in Tokyo, Kaye Freeman received her

Dip Ed and BA from TAFE NSW Australia and Victoria University,

Victoria Australia. Freeman is primarily and painter but also has a

performative aspect to her work and makes short films. In 2016

Freeman moved to the US on an O1 visa for gifted artists.

 

She has exhibited her work internationally in galleries and museums in 

Los Angeles, Alabama, Georgia, Chicago, Bonn, UK, Tokyo, Sydney

and Melbourne Australia. Recent Solos shows include, 2022 Cosmic

Origami at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon GA, 2021

Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, Gadsen AL, 2020 Digital Exhibition

Further from Heaven, Band of Vices, Los Angles CA, 2019

Anatomy of a Painting, Museum of Art and History East Gallery,

Lancaster CA, 2012 Floating Worlds, Wangaratta Gallery, Victoria AUS. 

 

Freeman has exhibited in groups shows on a regular basis since

moving to LA. She also has developed collaborative networks with

many local artists including WOLF which was part of NOMAD in

Torrence last year and Hibiscus TV, a Youtube channel she shares

with performance artist Amy Kaps. She has had a book of art and

poetry published with Oakland based poet Natasha Dennerstein called

Turn and Face the Strange. Earlier this year Freeman appeared as

part of Ladies Lair Lake by Trulee Hall shown at NOMAD LA and

Lifes: All Fours created by Nina Bier and bob kill curated by Aram Moshayedi

at the Hammer Museum LA. In 2021 two of her short films, WOOD

and Shiosai were screened as part of the Comeback Festival at Art Share LA.

 

She was honored recently to be included in the LA county Artist roster.

Freeman is now a permanent resident with a green card.

She lives and works in downtown Los Angles.

 

 

CV

 

SOLO

2022     Cosmic Origami, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon GA USA

2021      Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, Gadsen AL USA

               Two artist show: In the Midsts of All That Is, Band of Vices, Los Angeles

2019      Anatomy of a Painting,curated/ collaborated with Amy Kaps for MOAH Lancaster 

2012      Floating Worlds, Wangaratta Gallery, AUS

               Fluids, Gasworks, Melbourne, AUS 

2011      Kingdom, Gallery 775, AUS 

               Floating Worlds, Frankston Arts Centre, AUS 

2009    Falling Sky, Walker St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

               Falling Sky, Wodonga Art Space, AUS 

               Art At Work, Wodonga Council Chambers, AUS 

2002    Tokyo Disney Death Mask, TAP Gallery, Sydney, AU

               Two Artist Show: TAP Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

2001     Kaye Freeman, TAP Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

1996     The Tribe, ARDT Gallery Sydney, AUS 

 

GROUP

2022   Performance: Lifes: All Fours: The Hammer Museum Los Angeles, 

             curated by Aram Moshayedi.

             Sightlines: Group show at Melissa Morgan Fine Arts, Palm Desert,

             curated by Andi Campognone 

             Performance: Ladies Lair Lake created by Trulee Hall, presented by

             NOMADIC  Division Los Angeles

2021   C11H17NO3, Band of Vices, Los Angeles

             Performance/short film: NOMAD: Torrence Los Angeles: WOLF collaboration with 

             Amy Kaps, Tomoaki Shibata and Aska Irie.

             Multifaceted: Tufenkian Fine Arts Los Angeles

2020  Maiden LA Open Studio

            That Layered Look, Tufenkian Fine Arts LA curated by Peter Frank

2019    EYE to EYE, Band of Vices, Los Angeles

             16 Contemporary Artists, Fabrik & Enter Art Foundation, Bonn, DE 

2017    Two Artist Show: New Anatomy, curated by House of Wren at 

             Castelli Art Space Los Angeles.

2016    Rogue, House of Wren, Los Angeles, USA 

              BG Gallery, Santa Monica, USA 

2015    At_Salon2, Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

             Words that Matter, Wangaratta Regional Art Gallery, AUS 

2014    Venice Art Walk, Los Angeles, USA 

2013    “the rest is silence,” Death Be Kind, Melbourne, AUS 

2011     Gallery 775, AUS 

              9x5 Show, Walker St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

2010    Gallery 775, AUS 

              9x5 Show, Walker St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

2009   Small Works, Brunswick St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

              9x5 Show, Walker St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

2007   9x5 Show, Walker St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

2006   Albury Regional Art Gallery, AUS 

              9x5 Show, Walker St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

              Fresh & Unframed, Yackandandah Gallery, Victoria, AUS 

2002   Fluro Show, TAP Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

2001    Buiten, Chiba Municipal Gallery, Japan 

1997     Manly Art Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

1996    Leichardt Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

             Tamworth Art Gallery, AUS 

1995    Four Women, ARDT Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

             Temple of The Third Millennium, Urban Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

             Christmas Show, ARDT Sydney AUS


DIGITAL EXHIBITIONS

2020

Solo

Further from Heaven Band of Vices, LA 

Group

Museum Program Exhibition Curated by Cross Contemporary Partners

 

ART FAIRS

2018  Beverly Hills Art Fair 

           Palm Springs Art Fair wirh Cassera Art Premiers

2017 LA Art Fair with BG Gallery LA

          Palm Springs Art Fair wirh Cassera Art Premiers

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

 

2018  Winner, Painting, Beverly Hills Art Fair USA

            Second Place, 21st Century Open,Woman Made Gallery Chicago USA

2017   PAPER perVIEW, Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, USA 

2012   Mount Eyer Art Prize, David Rex Livingston Gallery, Sydney, AUS

            Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Sydney, AUS 

2011    She Prize, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

            Mount Eyer Art Prize, David Rex Livingston Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

2010  Winner, She Prize, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne, AUS

            Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Ballarat Art Gallery, AUS 

           Mount Eyer Art Prize, David Rex Livingston Gallery, Sydney, AUS 

           Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne, AUS 

            St. Michael’s Archangel Prize, Melbourne, AUS 

           Works On Paper, Brunswick St. Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

2007  She Prize, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

2006  She Prize, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne, AUS 

1996  Winner, Chroma Art Award For Outstanding Student Work, AUS

1991   Winner, John Olsen Scholarship, Julian Ashton, Sydney, AUS 

1988 Winner, Best Female Performer, Festival of New Australian Theatre

 

PUBLICATION/PRESS

2022   Art Miami Magazine 

2020  Artillery Pick of the week

2019    Turn and Face the Strange: Collaboration with Poet Natasha Dennerstein 

             Published by Norfolkpress 

             Full Blede: The Undertaking

             Full Blede: The Interpenetrate

             Full Blede : The Continuant

2018   Voyage LA Magazine 

            North American Review 

             Full Blede: The Parapraxis

2017    About A Girl” By Natasha Dennerstein (Book Cover Art) 

             Creative Boom Magazine 

              Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art 

             Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam 

2015    Australian Ceramics Magazine 

             ABC Radio Interview Words That Matter 

2012   Wangaratta Chronicle “Artistic Journey Through Dementia” 

2011    Adelaide Perry Catalogue & Website 

            Frankston Art Centre Catalogue 

2010  Art Almanac Australia

2007  Substation Contemporary Art Prize Catalogue 

2000  Ohara Art Buiten Catalogue Japan 

AUCTIONS

2020   CAMP UBUNTU LA USA

              Bid 4 Biden LA USA

2018    CASA LA Charity auction LA USA

2010    Red Box Charity Auction for refugees , Melbourne, AUS 

2008   Charity Auction for Refugees, Beechworth, Victoria, AUS

 

TEACHING & ARTIST TALKS

2021    Artist Talk Multifaceted Exhbition, Tufenkian Fine Arts LA

2020   Artist Talk Featured as Artist of the Week at Tufenkian Fine Arts

              Artist Talk: In the Midst of All that is. Band of Vices

2015    Guest Lecturer, Saddleback College, CA, USA 

             Guest Lecturer, National Arts School, Sydney, 

2014   Guest Lecturer, Saddleback College, CA, USA 

            Opening Speech and Guest Adjudicator, 

            Wangaratta Jazz Festival Art Competition Vic, Australia.

2013   Opening Speech, Wangaratta TAFE Exhibition at 

             Wangaratta Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia.

2012   Artist in Residence Talk, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Australia 

2011    Artist in Residence Talk, Wodonga Art Gallery, Australlia

2007-13 Art and Japanese Teacher, Wangaratta High School Victoria Education, Australia

1994-96 Japanese Instructor at Tamworth TAFE Australia

1983-89 Contemporary & Classical Dance Instructor, Aboriginal Dance Theatre Redfern AUS

EDUCATION

 

2008 Bachelor and Diploma of Education, Victoria University, Fine Art and Japanese, AUS 

2006 Monash University, Japanese Linguistic Equivalency Examination, High Distinction, AUS 

1993-96 Tamworth TAFE: Diploma, Painting & Printmaking, AUS 

1990-92 Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney, AUS