Artist Jennifer EMILE Freeman

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”You are such an inspiration for me as an artist! I have tried to learn to paint for so many years and with you I finally feel like I will actually be able to learn! Thank you for your energy and your joyful approach!”

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Jennifer Emile Freeman, Artist
Scottsdale, Arizona

My earliest connection to art was the matchbook cover in the 60’s that advertised, “If you can draw this, you could be an artist!” At 7, I drew as many as I could find because I did wish to be an “artist”! At 38, in midlife crisis I discovered the book, ”The Artist’s Way.” It changed my life and re-connected me to the passion I had buried beneath my professional career of 20 years.

I sought out workshops, dvd's and instructional books wherever I could find them and found the Arkansas Arts Center. It was there 4years ago I began studying with Stephen Cefalo in figure and portrait painting for 3 years. People are my passion and I am intrigued by the quick gesture. I have completed advanced studies at Studio Incammanati with Stephen Early and Darren Kinglsey (Direct Students of Nelson Shanks). I attended Intensive training at Watts Atelier in Encinitas CA.
I am currently represented by Gallery 221 in Little Rock. I received the Purchase Award in Batesville Art Center juried exhibition 2014. I have my very first solo exhibition in Little Rock Sept 2014 followed by a solo exhibition with over 60 pieces at Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Center in Texarkana Texas in March 2015.

I moved in the spring of 2016 to Scottsdale AZ to Join the Scottsdale Artists School. I was juried into the Best and Brightest of Scottsdale Artists School and won Second Place and the Purchase Award for my drawing "Tools of the Trade" and will hang in their permanent collection. In 2018 I ventured into teaching with the foundation studies program offered by the Scottsdale Artists School, teaching drawing one. [...]

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