CHRISTINA FREEMAN

 

CHRISTINA FREEMAN

Born Wilmington, DE

Lives and Works Queens, New York

Education

2015      Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2012      SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico

2012      M.F.A., Studio Art, Hunter College, New York, NY

2005      B.A., Spanish and Latin American Studies, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2004      La Universidad de Barcelona


Solo Exhibitions + Performances

2016      A Precipice, Abandon, A Dotted Line, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

2013      Re-source, Thomas Hunter Project Space, Hunter College, New York, NY

Plums for Trash, Skopelos Port, Skopelos, Greece

Plums for Trash, TEM Market, Volos, Greece

2012       Plums for Trash, The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria

Plums for Trash, Galería Perdida, Chilchota, Michoacán, Mexico

Plums for Trash, la Casa de los Amigos, Mexico City, Mexico

Plums for Trash, Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Brooklyn, NY

2004      Community Collaborations, Norris Square Neighborhood Project, Philadelphia, PA

Community Collaborations, Haverford College, Haverford, PA


Curatorial Projects + Events

2018      Saunter, Trek, Escort, Parade . . . (S.T.E.P.), Queens Museum, Queens, NY

Saunter, Trek, Escort, Parade . . . (S.T.E.P.), Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Air Rights: a series of artist-made flags, Windmill Community Garden, Long Island City, NY

UltraViolet Archive: a nomadic project and event space for creative works outside the visible spectrum 

The Game Show, ABC No Rio in Exile, Bullet Space, New York, NY

2017      Tongue Tide, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Against Competition/Towards Mutual Aid,  ABC No Rio in Exile at Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

New Media Caucus Annual Showcase, Hunter College, New York, NY

2016      12 (Twelve reactions to silence by twelve gallery attendants working for twelve Gagosian galleries), Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Interdependence Day, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Julio Grinblatt: Cielito Lindo, Magill Library at Haverford College, Haverford, PA

New Media Caucus Annual Showcase, The Corcoran, Washington, D.C

2015      Alternative Economies, Media Lounge, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, NY

New Media Caucus Annual Showcase, Hunter College, New York, NY

2011      Capture, LES Gallery, The Clemente, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions + Performance

2018      Queens International, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

2017      The Incoherents Salon, A Mise-en-scéne by Pablo Helguera and Dannielle Tegeder, Curated by Arden Sherman, Hunter East Harlem Gallery, New York, NY

LIC Arts Open, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

INSITU, Site Specific Dance Festival, Long Island City, NY

2016      3459, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY & Relapse Collective, London

Wild Seeds, Happy Lucky No.1 / Presented in Collaboration with Temporary Agency,

Brooklyn, NY

Um and Uh, Arcilesi Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY

BEG BORROW OR STEAL, Recess, New York, NY

2015      Leftovers, Arcilesi / Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY

2014      Big Window / Little Field, Heliopolis, Brooklyn, NY

2013      Mnemosyne Atlas, Independent Curators International, New York, NY

Figment NYC, Governor’s Island, New York, NY

Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY

Stuck, Francesca Arcilesi Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

Abstract Currents, Pop Rally, MoMA, New York, NY

2012      SOMA Open Studios, Mexico City, Mexico

Hunter College M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

WannA Piece, Francesca Arcilesi & Contra Studios, New York, NY

2011      Migrations, Gowanus Print Lab, Brooklyn, NY

Open Lab (Collaboration with Jane Carver), Dean Moss’ Live Art in the Visual

Environment at Hunter College, New York, NY

Sorry 4 the Wait (Collaboration with Annie Berman), Francesca Arcilesi & Contra

Studios, New York, NY

Take Me Home: A Valentine Show, Francesca Arcilesi Fine Art, New York, NY

Christina Freeman and Joan Mellon, Aristeia Metro, New York, NY

2010      Awkward Sitty, Hunter College Open Studios, New York, NY

Imagine There’s no Heaven, Pal Cielo, San Jaun, Puerto Rico

2007      Undressed . . .  Looking at nudes, Umbrella Arts, New York, NY

New ’07: Celebrating Ten Years of Nurturing the Edge, CUE Art Foundation, New York,

NY

Krappy Kamera IX: National Juried Exhibition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

Photography 26, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, New Jersey

2005      Christina Freeman and Lise Hurlston, Haverford College, Haverford PA


Awards, Grants, Residencies

2017      Artist-in-Residence: Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY (2016-2017)

2016      Creative Capital Summer Intensive, BAM, Brooklyn, NY

PSC CUNY Fund Award Recipient: Society for Photographic Education Conference

Tuttle Fund for the Development of Visual Culture Across the Curriculum

2015      PSC CUNY Fund Award Recipient: Center for Book Arts

2014      Artist-in-Residence: Heliopolis, Brooklyn, NY

2012      Artist-in-Residence: Galería Perdida, Chilchota, Michoacán, Mexico

Artist-in-Residence: SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico

The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria

Graf Travel Grant

2011      Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship Award Recipient

2010      Artist-in-Residence: The Creative Center, New York, NY (2010-2011)

2007      Black and White Spider Award Nominee

2006      Pickett Fund Award Recipient

2005      Artist-in-Residence: SEDEPAC, Xilitla, Mexico

Artist-in-Residence: Norris Square Neighborhood Project, Philadelphia, PA

2004      Peace and Global Citizenship Award Recipient (2004 & 2005)


Publications + Press

2018  “Queens Museum Announces Artists Participating in its Upcoming Biennial,” Artforum.com. 25 July 2018. Web

2017      Larkin, Daniel. “Playing with Words in the most Linguistically Diverse Place in the World,” Hyperallergic.com. 20 July 2017. Web

“Art Listings” Queens Chronicle, 20 July 2017. Print and Web.

Greenpointers Staff. “Tongue Tide, Zine Fest, Harpoon Siracha Blonde, Summer Shake-Up, Twerk It Tuesday — What’s Happening, Greenpoint?” Greenpointers.com. 5 July 2017. Web.

Artcards: Editor’s Pick, 4 July 2017. Web.

Farley, Michael Anthony. “This Week’s Must-See Art Events: How’s About Some Hot Stuff Baby This Evening?” ArtFCity.com. 3 July 2017. Web

Micheal Anthony Farley, “This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Have Your Cake & Smash It Too.” ArtFCity.com, February 6, 2017

Brian Glaser. “Artist Christina Freeman ‘05 Returns to the Site of Her Early Inspiration,” Haverford.edu, January 26, 2017

Interview with Caitlin Foley and Misha Rabinovich, New Media Caucus Hub

Liboiron, Max. Art & Artists List, DiscardStudies.com

The Issue, Photographer’s Collective, Hunter College, Spring 2017

2016      Hayley Maitlan, August Culture Guide, Vogue UK, August 2, 2016

Veida Weisblum, “Weekend Edition: 9 Things to do in New York’s Art World,” New York Observer, July 14, 2016

Brian Glaser, “Mixed Media”, Haverford Magazine, Fall 2016, page 31

Interview with Caitlin Foleyand Misha Rabinovich

Interview with Emireth Herrera, Joelle Fleurentin, and Chloe Langlais

Interview with Maya Jeffereis

Fermenting at Flux; Live & Active Cultures, New Media Caucus Hub ,

New Media Caucus 2016 Showcase Report, Media-N Journal

2015      Thomas Hunter Project Space Catalogue

Published: Explorations of Alternative Economies, Media-N Journal, Interview with Stephanie Tripp

Published: Mnemosyne Atlas, edited by Freya Powell

2013      Published: Pirate Press, Issue #2 edited by Misa Jefferies and Christopher Rivera

Published: Mnemosyne Atlas, edited by Freya Powell

2012      Invited Guest: Bulgarian National Radio, Sofia, Bulgaria

Invited Guest: Radio Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Featured Artist: Culture Hour, Bulgarian National Television

Liboiron, Max. “Plums for Trash and the Object Ethnography Project: Praxis-Based Value Networks.” DiscardStudies.com. May 10, 2012.

2011      Exhibition Catalog: Capture, self published, May 2011

2007      Published: “Krappy Kamera Competition,” Camera Arts, May/June 2007


Teaching

2018      Adjunct Assistant Professor, Macaulay Honors College, Hunter College, New York, NY (2017-2018)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Haverford College, Haverford, PA (2016-2018)

2017      Adjunct Assistant Professor, Studio Art, Hunter College, New York, NY (2014-Present)

2016      Artists’ Books Workshop, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Artists’ Books Workshop, Hunter College, CUNY, New York

2013      Visiting Critic, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York

2012      Teaching Assistant, Daniel Bozhkov, Hunter College, CUNY, New York

2011      Teaching Assistant, Constance DeJong, Hunter College, CUNY, New York

Teaching Assistant, J.D. Walsh, Hunter College, CUNY, New York

Visiting Teaching Artist, Transit Museum, Brooklyn, NY (2009-2011)

2010      Visiting Teaching Artist, The Creative Center (2008-2010)

Lectures

2017      Against Competition / Towards Mutual Aid: ABC No Rio in Exile at Flux Factory, presentation for The New School, New York, NY

2016      Creative Capital Summer Intensive, BAM, Brooklyn, NY

Temporary Agency, Brooklyn, NY

2015      Artists’ Books, Hunter College, New York, NY

Alternative Economies, Arcilesi Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY

Relational Aesthetics, Hunter College, New York, NY

2013      Trashed, Seafarers & International House, New York, NY

2012      Plums for Trash, la Casa de los Amigos, Mexico City, Mexico

Plums for Trash, The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria

Plums for Trash, 134 SOU Dimcho Debeljanov, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011      Relational Aesthetics Then and Now, Hunter College, New York, NY

2010      Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ

Focus & Motivation Lecture Series, Hunter College, New York, NY

2009      Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC

Friends School Charlotte, Charlotte, NC


Associations

New Media Caucus, Co-Chair of Events and Exhibitions (2014-2017)

Society for Photographic Education (2011-2017)