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Britt Freda has been drawing and painting for as long as she has memory. She received a double degree with honors in fine art and writing from St. Lawrence University in New York. In addition, Freda studied painting, drawing and photography at Lorenzo de' Medici Institute of Art in Florence, Italy and by invitation for intensive residency study at La Cipressaia in Montagnana, Italy under internationally acclaimed South African artists Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky. Freda's paintings have won critical acclaim. Her work is found in private collections, galleries and museum exhibitions nationwide. The artist presently lives with her two children on a small island in the Puget Sound.

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education
BFA Studio Fine Art, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. 1994
focus on painting, drawing and sculpture
BA English Writing, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. 1994
focus on creative non-fiction in the environment
Lorenzo de Medici Institute of Art, Florence, Italy. 1993
La Cipressaia, Montaganana, Italy (selective invitation).1993
invitational intensive residency with Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky
Colorado Mountain College, Aspen, CO. 2000
web design and Authoring I & II
National Outdoor Leadership School, Northern Cascades Mountaineering, WA.1992

exhibitions 


Environmental Impact,
North American Museum Tour, September 2013 - October 2015
National Museum of Wildlife Art, **Western Visions, Jackson Hole WY, September 2013
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art,
solo show Santa Fe, NM, September 2013
VALISE Collective, Reveal, Vashon Island, WA, April 2013
Vashon Allied Arts, Holiday Miniature Show, Vashon Island, December 2012
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art, Annual Holiday group show Santa Fe, NM. December 2012
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art,
Saturation of Color Santa Fe, NM. July 2012
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art, Annual Holiday group show Santa Fe, NM. December 2011
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art,
solo show Santa Fe, NM. August 2011
Janelia Farms, Howard Hughes Medical Institute solo show Ashburn, VA. April/May 2011
Huff Harrington Fine Art, ongoing representation Atlanta, GA. Jan 2011 - present
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art, Annual Holiday group show Santa Fe, NM. December 2010
Jeanne Roberts Fine Art, group show Bellevue, WA. Nov/Dec 2010
Art Monaco 2010, group show Grimaldi Forum, Principaute de Monaco. April 29-May 2, 2010
PONCHO Gala charitable donation Seattle, WA. 2010
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art, Roots, Seeds & Soil, solo show Santa Fe, NM. July 2010
Valise Gallery, group show, Vashon Island, WA. 2010
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art, Eleven by Eleven, group show Santa Fe, NM. December 2009
Rare Fine Art Gallery,ongoing representation Jackson Hole, WY. September 2009 - present
Just Art Auction,charitable donation to SMC/SWC, Seattle, WA. September 2009
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art, Unraveling Santa Fe, NM. June 2009
Mithun, solo show, Seattle, WA. April/May 2009
Valise Gallery, solo show, Vashon Island, WA. March 2009
Hallway Gallery, group show, Bellevue, WA. December 5, 2008
Arts West, group show, Seattle, WA. November 23 - January 3 2008-09
One Shot, group show, Seattle, WA. November 29, 2008
ArtHaus, Seattle, WA. September 15 - October15, 2008
Caffe Vita - Capitol Hill, solo show, Seattle, WA. July, August 2008
Cafe Dharwin, solo show "select portraits" Seattle, WA May10 - June, 2008
John Hay School, charitable auction (donation), Seattle, WA. May 3, 2008
Caffe Ladro - Capitol Hill, solo show, Seattle, WA. March, April 2008
Blackbird Bistro, solo show, "Taos" Seattle, WA. February, March 2008
SAMS "For the Love of Art," group show, Woodinville, WA . February 7, 2008
Seattle Art Museum Supporters invitational for emerging artist
Blackbird Bistro, solo show, Seattle, WA. December 2007, January 2008
Caffe Ladro, West Seattle, solo show, Seattle, WA. September, October 2007
Caffe Vita - Capitol Hill, solo show, Seattle, WA. July, August 2007
Caffe Vita - Queen Anne, solo show,Seattle, WA. February, March 2007
Wild Steelhead Coalition, charitable auction (donation), Seattle, WA. February 2007
Caffe Ladro - Pine Street, solo show,Seattle, WA. September 18 - November 30, 2006
Bread and Roses, solo show, Port Townsend, WA. July - September 15, 2006
Aspen Art Museum, Roaring Fork Biennial, Aspen, CO. 1999
The Aspen Club, solo show, Aspen, CO. 1998
Lorenzo de Medici, group show, Florence, Italy. 1993
Student Art Show, Best of Show*, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. 1993* - 1994

awards, honors and publications
American Artist Watercolor Magazine, Creating the Element of Surprise With Acrylics. page 70-77, Spring 2011.
American Art Collector, Small Delights Issue: 62, page 178, December 2010
American Art Collector, Roots, Seeds and Soil, Issue: 59, page 138, September 2010
American Art Collector, ...Collecting Art in Santa Fe, Issue: 55, May 2010
American Art Collector, Red Dot Results... Giacobbe-Fritz Small Works Group Show sales.
Issue: 53, page 171, March 2010.
The New Mexican, Art Feast, February 2010
American Art Collector, Eleven by eleven, Group Show at Giacobbe Fritz Fine Art. Issue: 50, page 154, December 2009.
American Art Collector, SOLD!... Painting purchased sight unseen. Issue: 46, page 182, August 2009.
American Art Collector, Spaces In Between, Issue: 44, page 124, June 2009
The Aspen Times, S. Oksenhorn (1998, October 16). Aspen, CO. 1998
An Impressive Body of Work, Marble artist findssuccess in the human form.
Laurentian Magazine, cover, oil painting, Canton, NY. 1994
Irving Bachelor Society, English Honorary, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. 1994
Student Art Show, Best of Show, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. 1993
Frederic Remington Award, Excellence in Fine Arts, Canton, NY. 1993