Graduate Fine Arts

Matt Freedman

Matt Freedman (1957 - 2020)

Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Studies


B.A. Harvard University
M.A. / M.F.A. University of Iowa

Matt Freedman is a sculptor, graphic artist, performer, writer and curator with a background in cartooning and anthropology. His current work explores the consequences when DIY versions of modern spectacles revive half-remembered cultural myths. Solo exhibition venues include Pierogi Gallery (Brooklyn), vertexList (Brooklyn), Studio 10 Gallery (Brooklyn), Valentine Gallery (Queens), Flipside (Brooklyn), FiveMyles (Brooklyn), and SculptureCenter (New York). Freedman has performed at PS1 MoMA (New York), the Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen (New York), Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn Academy of Music at FiveMyles, Galapagos Art Space (Brooklyn), and Flux Factory (New York). Freedman has curated projects at SculptureCenter (New York), Long Island University Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, and PS1 MoMA (New York). He is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Grant (1991) and the New York Foundation for the Arts Grant Fiction writing (2000) as well as the author of the graphic journal Relatively Indolent but Relentless (published by Seven Stories Press, 2014).