Asia Braulia Freeman

Wohnort: Homer/Alaska/USA

Gallery Activities:

26.09.2015 – 14.12.2015 – A – wie Alaska – Regensburg/PanAmericanArte Galerie

23.09.2017 – 18.11.2017 – Last Frontier – Regensburg/PanAmericanArte Galerie

12.01.2018 – 05.03.2018 – Last Frontier – Regensburg/Krankenhaus Barmherzige Brüder




MFA 1997 Multidiscipline/New Genre, Vermont School of Fine Arts, Montpelier, Vermont

BA 1991 Painting, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, Summa Cum Laude


2015 Pratt Museum, “Watermark,”( painting)

2013 Bunnell Street Arts Center (painting)

2010 International Gallery, Anchorage (painting)

2009 Gallery Madagascar, Seoul, Korea (photographry)

2009 Artograph Gallery, Heyri Artvalley, Korea (photography)

2008 University of Alaska, Anchorage, Arc Gallery (photography)

2008 Kenai Visitors and Culture Center, Kenai (photography)

2008 Ptarmigan Arts Gallery, Homer (installation)

2008 Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer (installation)

2007 Out North Gallery, Anchorage (installation and photography)

2007 The Annex Gallery, Fairbanks (installation and photography)

2005 Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska (painting)

2004 Kenai Peninsula College, Soldotna, (painting)

2002 Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer (painting)

2000 Evergreen Gallery IV, The Evergreen State College (photography)

2000 University of Alaska, Anchorage Kimura Gallery (installation)

1998 Alaska Pacific University, Carr-Gottstein Gallery (photography)

1998 Bunnell Street Gallery (photography)

1997 Latitude 59, Homer (photography)

1997 International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage (installation)

1997 Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier (installation)

1993 Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer (painting)

1991 Yale University (painting) selected group art exhibitions

2015 PanAmericanArte Galerie, Regensburg Germany (painting)

2014 Communities, Disaster and Change, touring exhibit to Western States

2012 All-Alaska Art Juried Exhibition XXXIV, Anchorage Museum

2009 50/50 Fifty Years of Alaska History Presented by Fifty Alaska Artists, touring exhibit

2009 Relections of a Spill, Pratt Museum

2009 The Godiva Show, MTS Gallery, Anchorage

2008 Words and Pictures, MTS Gallery, Anchorage

2008 Art and Science, Well Street Gallery, Fairbanks

2008 Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center

2007 MTS Gallery, Anchorage ‘Out of the Box,’ Rika Mouw, curator

2005 Anchorage Museum, All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition

2005 Pratt Museum, Juried Art Show, Homer

2004 Kenai Convention and Visitors Center, Kenai, Alaska,

2003 “Double XX, Contemporary Art by Alaskan Women”, Fairbanks

2003 „Alaska, the Inner Landscape,“ Kenai Peninsula Cultural Center

2001 Lucy Lippard, curator, „ArtNatureCulture,“ Coconino Arts Center, AZ

2001 “Wetlands; Artists an Scientists examine the Issues” Pratt Museum,

2001 „Women Art and Ideas, 360 Degrees“, Lake Erie College, Ohio

2000 Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska, 2000

1999 „Charged Particles,“ Main Street Gallery, Ketchikan, Alaska, 1999

1999 Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska, 1999

1999 National Book Arts Invitational, Alaska Pacific University

1998 „Members Only,“ Out North Contemporary Art House, Anchorage

1998 „12 Contemporary Alaskan Women Artists“ Morris-Decker Gallery, Anchorage,

1998 Juried Art Exhibition, Pratt Museum, Homer

1998 „Imago,“ group exhibition, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer

1997 Pratt Museum, Juried Art Exhibition, Homer, Alaska,

1997 „Facing the Elements“ sculpture exhibition, Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska,

1996 „No Big Heads“ Clare Romano, Juror, University of Alaska, Anchorage

1996 „Facing the Elements“ sculpture exhibition, Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska,

1996 „The Greatest Show on Earth“ International Gallery, Anchorage,

1995 „State of the Art“ invitational, Grand View Gardens Cultural Center, Anchorage

1994 The Foundry Gallery, Seattle

1994 The Loft, Gallery Anchorage

1991 Maya’s Room, Yale University

1991 Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, Connecticut

Ehrungen und Auszeichnungen

2017 Career Opportunity Grant, Alaska State Council on the Arts,

2012 All-Alaska Art Juried Exhibition XXXIV, Anchorage Museum, Honorable Mention

2007 Rasmuson Foundation Project Grant

2007 Boochever Fellowship, Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation

2006 Rasmuson Foundation-Pratt Museum, purchase award

2006 Murdoch Foundation, painting publication in Messages from Alaska

1999 Director’s Choice, Pratt Museum Juried Show, Homer, Alaska

1998 Best of Show, Pratt Museum, Juried Show

1997 Stranded Artist Grant, Homer, Alaska,

1990 Ellen B. Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT,

1986-91 Full tuition scholarship, Yale College

Bibliographie – Schriften über Asia Freeman

CreativeAlaska, Rasmuson Foundation, 2017, Sven Haakanson, editor, PanAmerican Arte

International Exhibition Catalog, Germany, 2015, Michael Schaeffer, editor.

Communities, Disaster and Change, exhibit catalog 6/14, Valdez Museum, Kes Woodward, /old-town-historysurvives- in-its-buildings-and-stories /collaborationbetween- residents-nonprofits-businesses-and proposalsfor- old-town-art-projects

Anchorage Daily News, 12/14/07 on-line video “Medusa: Installation by Asia Freeman”

Anchorage Daily News, 12/14/07, “Into the Light… Freeman’s new work takes a surreal twist”

Anchorage Daily News, 10/31/07

Anchorage Daily News, “Shaping a Space,” 2/11/07

Messages from Alaska , Alaskan Contemporary Art, Murdoch Foundation, 2006

Anchorage Daily News, “Special Things,” 12/17/06

Alaska Airlines Magazine, August 2006, p. 57

Anchorage Daily News, “The Fine Art of Buying,” 7/23/06

Anchorage Daily News -“Alaskan Artists Interpret Their Environment”

Anchorage Daily News, “Beyond Words, “ 1/15/06

Anchorage Daily News 9/18/05 “Behind the Scenes at the Anchorage Museum”

Anchorage Daily News – Front page, “Alaska Artists Unique,” 9/11/05

Homer News, “Aquatic Influences,” 8/24/05

Anchorage Daily News, “Art or Craft?” 8/21/05

Anchorage Daily News, “Can Culture Be Stolen,” 8/14/05

Anchorage Daily News , 4/17/05,

“Dodging Definition, Guest Curator Explores the Evolution of Art in Utilitarian Objects”

Alaska Public Radio spotlight April 9, 2005

Homer News, 3/17/05, “Homer Artist Curates Anchorage Museum Exhibition”

Anchorage Daily News, January 27, 2005, “Open Secrets”

Anchorage Daily News, June, 2004

Peninsula Clarion, June 6, 2004 (photo credit, “The Sea, The Sea”, painting)

Alaska Public Radio – spotlight by Ellen Lockeyer, June 2004 (about Bunnell)

Icebreakers, Alaska’s Most Innovative Artists, 1999 ed. by Julie Decker-Morris

Simultaneous Landscapes, 14, Alaska Journal of Art and the Environment

“Asia Freeman, Photographic Arts,”4/16/98

Anchorage Daily News, „An Intimate Insight into Nature, “ 12/26/03

Anchorage Daily News, “Beyond Words,” 6/9/02 page D-1

Anchorage Daily News, “Complex Show Weighs Body and Nature’s Way,” 2/27/00

Anchorage Daily News, “Arts for the New Millenium,” 9/19/98

Anchorage Daily News, “Technique Tackles Technology,” 1/18/98

Anchorage Daily News, “Artists Bold Vision Transcends Words, 1/9/98

Homer News, “Emanations; Freeman Documents the Ephemeral…” 3/26/98

Homer News, 1/2/97

Anchorage Daily News, 5/1/95

Homer News, 3/ 6/93

Alaska Public Radio – spotlight by Nancy Brown, 5/5/92

Veröffentlichungen von Asia Freeman

2006, “Unravelled Secrets; Sonya Kelliher Combs,” Intitute of American Indian Arts

2006, “Of Time and Place, “ New art by Fran Reed, Anchorage Museum essay

2006, “Attachments,” Anchorage Museum, 2006, essay on Susan Joy Share solo exhibit

2005, “Defiant Objects,” exhibition catalog, Anchorage Museum

2005, “Rika Mouw, exhibition essay” Anchorage Museum

2003, „Deviant Biology, The ceramics of Carla Potter“, Anchorage Museum

2001, “Diane Falkenhagen,” Ornament Magazine

1999, Corpus Sapientia, limited edition book, Asia Freeman, Homer, Alaska

1996, Regenerative Visions, Vermont College of Norwich University

1996, Inside Out, Vermont College of Norwich University

1993, “Mike Sirl, Steel Life, “ exhibition essay, Anchorage Museum

Unabhängige kuratorische Erfahrung

Since 1994 Asia has curated special projects for Alaska State Council on the Arts, Anchorage

Museum, Bunnell Street Arts Center, Rasmuson Foundation and Museums Alaska.

2014 Decolonizing Alaska, an exhibition touring Alaska, opens August 2016 at Bunnell

2009: Spill: 20th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition of the Exxon Valdez Spill

Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council

2006 Art for Alaskans: 30 Years of Art From the Alaska Contemporary Art Bank

Alaska State Council on the Arts, NEA American Masterpieces Program, Alaska statewide tour

2006 My Favorite Things, MTS Gallery, Mountainview Neighborhood Exhibition

2006 For the Love of the Land, Kachemak Land Trust, Pratt Museum

2006 Contemporary Alaskan Art Museums Alaska, 2006

2005 Defiant Objectsm Anchorage Museum, Point of View Featured Exhibit,

2006 special projects

Homer PhotoFest 2007 featuring presenters Sylvia Plachy, Tom Rankin and Michelle Dunn Marsh

Homer PhotoFest 2009 featuring presenters Amy Scott, Ted Orland and Keith Carter

Homer Photo Fest is a four-day forum in Homer which includes a statewide juried portfolio

competition with exhibits by portfolio winners, four days of workshops with nationally-recognized

photography professionals, lectures and discussions. It is a collaboration of Homer Photographic

Center, Bunnell, Pratt Museum, Kachemak Bay Campus of University of Alaska with additional

support from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Rasmuson Foundation.

Alaskan Sense of Place; lecture Asia Freeman & Michael Walsh, Dong-uei University, Korea 10/13/09

Repair exhibit lecture Gyeongseong University Busan, Korea 10/14/09

panels and committees

2015 Homer Parks, Art, Culture and Recreation Needs Assessment

2014 Pratt Museum Arts Acquisition Committee

2014 Alaska State Council on the Arts, Arts Conference

2006-present Alaska State Council on the Arts Visual Arts Advisory Panel

2008 Alaska State Council on the Arts, Arts Conference

2008 Alaska State Council on the Arts Program Grants Review Panel

2005-8 Museums Alaska Contemporary Art Acquisitions Advisory Panel

2005-8 Alaska Women’s Art Caucus

2005 Alaska Arts Summit, Rasmuson Foundation

2004-8 University of Alaska – 1% Percent for Art Panel

2006 Anchorage Museum Solo Exhibitions Panel

2005 University of Alaska – Digital Arts Degree Advisory Panel

2003 Alaska State Council on the Arts Artists in the Schools Grants Panel

2002 “Look Again, Alaska Landscapes in Transition”

Administrative Ehrungen und Auszeichnungen

2013 ArtPlace America $150,000 Award recipient, Bunnell Street Arts Center

2013 Arts Leadership Award – Homer Council on the Arts

2012 Paul G Allen Foundation, Named Bunnell a Bright Spot in Arts Leadership

2008 Governors Award for the Arts, Bunnell Street Arts Center

2009 Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grant

2007 Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grant

2000 Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grant,

1997 Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, Semi-Finalist