Ernest Bradfield Freed
(1908 - 1974)
Ernest Bradfield Freed was active/lived in Indiana, California. Ernest Freed is known for printmaking, abstract painting.
Biography Ernest Bradfield Freed
A printmaker, painter, and teacher who worked in abstract styles,
Ernest Freed was born in Rockville, Indiana, and studied at Indiana
State University, the University of Illinois, and the Pennsylvania
Academy of Fine Arts on a scholarship from 1933 to 1934. He also
had a Tiffany Foundation Fellowship. Among his teachers were
Grant Wood, Mauricio Kasansky, and Daniel Garber.
From 1937 to
1939, Freed was an art instructor at Northwest State University, and
from 1939 to 1941, was art supervisor in the Flagstaff Arizona Public
Schools. From 1941 to 1949, he was at Fairmont State College (Fairmont, West Virginia) as a
teacher, and from 1949 to 1954 chaired the art department at Bradley
University in Peoria, Ill
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