CV

CV

CHRISTINA FREEMAN
Born in Wilmington, DE
Lives in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
2012 MFA Hunter College, CUNY
2005 BA Haverford College

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS + PERFORMANCES

2019
UltraViolet Archive, Creative Time Summit X, 41 Cooper Gallery, Cooper Union, New York, NY (two-person exhibition)
UltraViolet Archive, Queens International: Volumes 2018, Queens Museum, Queens, NY, October 2018- March 2019 (biennial with catalogue)
Prototype, Alterwork Studios, Queens, NY

2018
Best Value Lemonade, ARoS (Aarhus Art Museum), Aarhus, Denmark (performance)
The Game Show, ABC No Rio in Exile, Bullet Space, New York, NY (solo exhibition for an arts collective)
Anything, curated by Amir Badawi, Flux Factory, Queens, NY

2017
Artists Talk, LIC Arts Open, Flux Factory, Queens, NY (performance)
INSITU, Site Specific Dance Festival, Queens, NY

2016
A Precipice, Abandon, A Dotted Line, Flux Factory, Queens, NY (solo exhibition)
3459, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
3459, Relapse Collective at Tom’s Etching Studio, London, United Kingdom
Wild Seeds, Happy Lucky No.1, curated by Temporary Agency, Brooklyn, NY
Um and Uh, Arcilesi Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY

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

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

2013
Re-source, Thomas Hunter Project Space, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Plums for Trash, Skopelos Port, Skopelos, Greece (performance)
Plums for Trash, TEM Market, Volos, Greece (performance)
Mnemosyne Atlas, Independent Curators International, New York, NY
Plums for Trash, Figment NYC, Governor’s Island, New York, NY (performance)
Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY
Stuck, Francesca Arcilesi Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
Abstract Currents, Pop Rally, MoMA, New York, NY

2012
Plums for Trash, The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria (solo exhibition)
Plums for Trash, Galería Perdida, Chilchota, Michoacán, Mexico (performance)
Plums for Trash, la Casa de los Amigos, Mexico City, Mexico (performance)
Plums for Trash, SEDEPAC, Xilitla, Mexico (performance)
Plums for Trash, Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Brooklyn, NY (performance)
Plums for Trash, SOMA Open Studios, Mexico City, Mexico (performance)
Plums for Trash, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
WannA Piece, Francesca Arcilesi & Contra Studios, New York, NY

2011
Plums for Trash, National Theatre, Sofia, Bulgaria (performance)
Plums for Trash, Occupy Wall Street, New York, NY (performance)
Identity Shift: Migration, Identity & Belonging, Gowanus Print Lab, Brooklyn, NY
Untitled, collaboration with Jane Carver, Dean Moss’ Live Art in the Visual Environment at Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
Sorry 4 the Wait (Collaboration with Annie Berman), Contra Studios, New York, NY

2010
Awkward Sitty, MFA Open Studios, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
Imagine There’s no Heaven, Pal Cielo, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2007
Undressed, Umbrella Arts, 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
Community Collaborations,
Magill Library, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
Community Collaborations, Norristown Neighborhood project, Philadelphia, PA

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2019
Who Takes Care of New York?, Independent Curator with USDA Forest Service’s New York City Urban Field Station (NYC UFS) and Pratt Institute’s Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative (SAVI), Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Alternative Approaches to Photography, Sweet Flypaper Gallery, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY

2018
Saunter, Trek, Escort Parade (S.T.E.P. . .), Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Saunter, Trek, Escort Parade (S.T.E.P. . .), Flux Factory, Queens, NY
Air Rights: a series of artist-made flags, Windmill Community Garden, Queens, NY

2017
Tongue Tide, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
Against Competition /Towards Mutual Aid, ABC NO Rio in Exile, Flux Factory, Queens, NY

2016
Julio Grinblatt: Cielito Lindo, Magill Library at Haverford College, Haverford, PA

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS, LECTURES, WORKSHOPS

2019
Fear and Controversy: Censorship in the Arts, Creative Time, Summit X Session, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Cyanotype Workshop, Research Methods of Art History (Collaboration with Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Professor Micheal Lobel), Department of Art & Art History, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
Who Takes Care of New York?, Curators’ Walk-through, Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Green Zine Fair, Curated by John Paul, Baxter Street at CCNY, New York, NY
Alternative Process Photography Workshop, Crossway Foundation, Hunter College, CUNY
NeON Photographers Workshop, Hunter East Harlem Gallery, New York, NY
Printed Matter Art Book LA, Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2018
Access and Agency, Panel Discussion, Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Saunter, Trek, Escort Parade (S.T.E.P. . .), The New School, New York, NY
Cyanotype Workshop, ARoS (Aarhus Art Museum), Aarhus, Denmark
UltraViolet Archive, ARoS (Aarhus Art Museum), Aarhus, Denmark

2017
Against Competition: ABC No Rio in Exile, presentation for The New School at Flux Factory

2016
Artists’ Books Workshop, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
Creative Capital Summer Intensive, BAM, Brooklyn, NY

AWARDS + GRANTS

2019
PUSH/PULL, Editorial Stipend, Culture Push, New York, NY

2018
Danish Arts Foundation, International Research Programme, Copenhagen, Denmark
NY Department of Cultural Affairs, grant for S.T.E.P. . ., Flux Factory and Queens Museum

2017
New York State Council on the Arts, grant for Tongue Tide, Flux Factory, Queens, NY

2016
PSC CUNY Fund: SPE National Conference
Tuttle Fund for the Development of Visual Culture Across the Curriculum

2015
PSC CUNY Fund Award Recipient: Center for Book Arts

2012
The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria
Graf Travel Grant, Hunter College

RESIDENCIES

2019
Associated Artist, Culture Push, New York, NY

2018
Artist-in-Residence, ARoS (Aarhus Art Museum), Aarhus, Denmark

2017
Community Resident, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

2016
Artist-in-Residence, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

2014
Heliopolis, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Artist-in-Residence, Galería Perdida, Chilchota, Michoacán, Mexico
Artist-in-Residence, SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico
Artist-in-Residence, The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria


SELECTED REVIEWS + PRESS

2019
Bishara, Hakim “What to See and Do During New York Climate Week.” Hyperallergic.com. 19 September 2019. Web
Ricciulli, Valeria. “Who Takes Care of New York?: A new exhibition highlights environmental stewardship in NYC,” NY.Curbed.com. 16 September 2019. Web
Freeman, Christina. Editor, PUSH/PULL, Culture Push, Print and Web

2018
O’Neill-Butler, Lauren. “Lure of the Local,” Artforum.com 11 December 2018. Web
Embuscado, Rain. “How to Spend the Day Seeing Amazing Art All Over Queens,” Vulture.com 21 November 2018. Web
Approval Matrix,” New York Magazine. 29 October 2018. Print and Web
Jeffreys, Tom. “Walking from Dunkirk to Barcelona to Measure the Curvature of the Earth,” Frieze.com. 25 October 2018. Web
“Zingrecommends – New York Edition,” Zing Magazine.com. 24 October 2018. Web
“Editor’s Pick,” ARTCARDS.CC. 2 October 2018. Web
Stark, Ian J. “Best NYC Museum Shows to See This Fall,” Newsday.com. 19 September 2018. Web
Johnson, Paddy. “From Warhol’s Pop Masterpieces to Manny Farber’s Termite Art,’ the 15 Must-See Exhibitions of Fall 2018,” Observer.com, September 14 2018. Web
Heinrich, Will. “Art Fall Preview: 100 Not to Miss Shows from East Coast to West,” The New York Times. 13 September 2018. Print and Web
“Things to Do in Queens This Month,” CityGuideNY.com. 8 September 2018. Web
“49 Must-See Art Shows Opening this Fall,” Vulture.com. 6 September 2018. Web
Chamberlain, Colby. “Queens International 2018: Volumes,” Artforum. September 2018. Print
“Hyperallergic Fall Guide,” Hyperallergic. September 2018 Print
Nielsen, Mille Hojerslev. Kollektivanden har indtaget ARoS. 4 September 2018. Web
Biberovic, Teodora. “Flux Factory – Fra Queens til ARoS med focus på fællesskab,” Kultur Magasinet Fine Spind. August 2018
Weber, Jasmine. “Art Movements,” Hyperallergic.com. 27 July 2018. Web
“Art Industry News: Surrealist ‘It Girl’ and Shrewd Businesswoman Gala Dalí Finally Gets Her Due + Other Stories,” Artnet News. 26 July 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

2020
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Studio Art, Hunter College, New York, NY (2014-Present)

2018
Cyanotype Workshop, ARoS Public, ARos Art Museum, Aarhus Denmark
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)

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

2018
Access and Agency, Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Saunter Trek Escort Parade, The New School, New York, NY
UltraViolet Archive, ARoS Public, ARos Art Museum, Aarhus Denmark

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 (2014-2019)

Society for Photographic Education (2011-2017)