Curriculum vitae

Residencies

2016 Ragdale Residency, Lake Forest, IL

2015 The Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, NY

Exhibitions

2019 30 Bodies, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019 Criminalize This! The Social Policing of Gender and the Criminalization of Queerness, Amos Eno, Brooklyn, NY 

2019 Twist and Twine, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY

2019 March Madness! Friday Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Harvest of Dreams, Friday Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Midnight, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY

2018 The Moon is a Planet, Darling, The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2017 AccessArt, Part Deux, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Tonya x Nancy Remixed, The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Nicole Richie's 2007 Memorial Day BBQ, The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Yama Kippi Yay Bo! The Exhibition, The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum. Brooklyn, NY

2016 Seeking Space: Making the Future, Schweitzer & David Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY

2016 NOMENCoLorATURE, Centotto Gallery & Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Time and a Half at ValeRina Gallerina + Greg egalitarian art gallery, Ridgewood, NY

2015 MAKING HISTORY, Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery Brooklyn, NY 

2014 Small Works for Big Change! Sylvia Rivera Law Project's 9th Annual Art Benefit, Jack Studios New York, NY

2014 Like a Tom Waits Song... at Arc Gallery San Francisco, CA http://www.arc-sf.com/tom-waits-on-line-catalog.html (online catalogue for virtual group exhibition)

2013 GROUP SOLIDARITY, Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery Brooklyn, NY

2013 Bushwick Open Studios Preview and Art Benefit, Grace Exhibition Space Brooklyn, NY

2013 Small Works for Big Change! Sylvia Rivera Law Project's 8th Annual Art Benefit, Judson Memorial Church

New York, NY

2012 GLAAD Art Auction, Metropolitan Pavilion New York, NY

2012 Bushwick Open Studios Preview and Art Benefit, Grace Exhibition Space Brooklyn, NY

2012 Small Works for Big Change! Sylvia Rivera Law Project's 7th Annual Benefit Art Sale, Jack Studios New York, NY

2011 GLAAD OUTAuction, Metropolitan Pavilion New York, NY

2010 Bushwick Open Studios Preview and Benefit Art Sale, Lumenhouse Brooklyn, NY

2010 People Eating Bagels at a Bagel Store: Drawings by Lila Freeman, Vic’s Bagel Bar, New York, NY

2009 BUT DO NOT TRY TO SHORTCHANGE THE MUSE: Drawings by Lila Freeman, Spring Studio, New York, NY

2009 Spring Studio 17th Anniversary Exhibit, Spring Studio New York, NY

2009 Remembering Aviva Stone, Spring Studio New York, NY

2008 City Workers Juried Art Exhibition at Salmagundi Club New York, NY

 

Selected Commissions

2013 Philip J. Sutton, Pale Lights band portrait, original album cover art (9 x 12 inches), oil paint on gessoed paper

2009 Reid Burgess, Wilkie Family Singers portraits, 14 original character portraits (varying sizes), reproduced in CD liner notes of King Wilkie's Wilkie Family Singers, mixed media on paper

 

Bibliography

Online Video

“Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan's 1994 saga gets its own museum.” Online video clip. Reuters Video. Thomson Reuters, January 18th, 2018. Retrieved from https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/01/18/tonya-harding-and-nancy-kerrigans-1994-s?videoId=386797499 - https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/01/18/tonya-harding-and-nancy-kerrigans-1994-s?videoId=386797499

 

Online Periodicals

Marine, Brooke. “Art on Instagram: Tonya Harding Paintings and Merch Are For Sale at THNK1994 Museum in Brooklyn,” W Magazine, December 3rd, 2017.

https://www.wmagazine.com/story/tonya-harding-paintings-merch-thnk1994

Rachel Handler, “The ‘Little Dog’s Day’ Spent A Night with Kim Catrall: Celebrating the Greatest YouTube Clip of All Time,” MTV News, May 5th, 2017.  http://www.mtv.com/news/3009541/the-little-dogs-day-spent-a-night-with-kim-cattrall-celebrating-the-greatest-youtube-clip-of-all-time/

“Featured Artist: Lila Freeman Steadfast Magazine, August 15th, 2015. http://www.steadfastarte.com/featured-artist-lila-freeman/mesdbs0i0yfdtdory8lot9a5qozq0p

Jen Hitchings, “How Was Bushwick Art Crit Group, the BOS Preview Edition,” Bushwick Daily, May 23rd, 2015.

http://bushwickdaily.com/2013/05/how-was-bushwick-art-crit-group-the-bos-preview-edition/

Amy Zimmer, “Diners Get a Portrait and a Schmear at Murray Hill Bagel Shop,” DNAinfo New York, January 24, 2011. https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20110124/murray-hill-gramercy/diners-get-portrait-schmear-at-murray-hill-bagel-shop

 

Print Publications

Arts in Bushwick. Making History Bushwick. New York: 2016, 188.

Studio Visit Magazine 31, artist profile and artwork reproduction, (Winter 2016): 61-62.

Put A Egg On It [zine] 4, artwork reproduction, (Summer/Fall 2011).

 

Blogs

ValeRina Gallerina + Greg, “Lila Freeman Image from Time and a Half,” ValeRina Gallerina + Greg tumblr, November 28th, 2015. http://valerinagallerinaplusgreg.tumblr.com/post/134160677524/lila-freeman-image-from-time-and-a-half-see-more  Risa Shoup, “What Not to Miss at Bushwick Open Studios 2010,” Huff Post New York [blog], June 2, 2010. 11:45 AM. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/risa-shoup/what-not- to-miss-at-bushw_b_596864.html                                                      PB, “King Wilkie, and Lila Freeman,” No Depression [blog], April 28, 2009. 1:12pm. http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/king-wilkie-and-lila-freman

Television

Simon, Stephanie, “Spotlight NY: HOW TONYA HARDING-NANCY KERRIGAN RIVALRY IS CELEBRATED AT A BED-STUY Museum,” Spectrum News NY1, New York, NY, December 16, 2017. http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/shows/2017/12/20/thnk1994-museum-celebrates-tonya-harding-nancy-kerrigan-1994-rivalry

 

Podcast

Davies, Madeleine. “Yama KIMYE Yay Bo.” Audio blog cast. Dirtcast. Gawker Media Group, 17 May 2017. Web. 3 Aug. 2017. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/yama-kimye-yay-bo/id1200894796?i=1000385602456&mt=2

 

Education

2006 Master of Information and Library Science   Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

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