Charles Freeman: A Renaissance in Art and Design

 

     Welcome to the world of Charles Freeman, a versatile and accomplished fine artist and designer whose North Palm Beach studio has recently reopened its doors to creativity. With a background that spans the realms of fine art, design, and photography, Charles brings a unique and multi-disciplined approach to his work.

     As a professional fine artist, Charles has showcased his oil paintings in prestigious venues such as THE NATIONAL ARTS CLUB in Manhattan, the ARTEXPO at Jacob K. Javitz Center, and the BRETEAU GALLERY on Worth Ave, Palm Beach. His talent extends beyond creating art as he has curated and designed museum exhibitions in New York City and Miami, including the renowned Bass Museum.

     Charles has seamlessly blended his artistic flair with a successful career in commercial and high-end sales and design. Notably, he served as the showroom manager for ROCHE BOBOIS Palm Beach, achieving record placements of unique high-end furnishings. His design prowess has touched residential interiors in the Palm Beaches and Manhattan, including a distinguished project for a leading dermatology center on 57th St.

     Beyond the realms of art and design, Charles has played an active role in special event planning, supporting non-profit initiatives such as the Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County, YMCA’s Harmony House, Compass Community Center of Palm Beach County, and St. Mark's Episcopal Church of Palm Beach Gardens.

     Charles Freeman's contributions extend to the cultural landscape as an invited guest curator for the OCEAN LINER MUSEUM, with his nautical exhibitions earning praise in publications like THE NEW YORK TIMES and NEW YORK MAGAZINE. His passion for art history has led him to speak at museums and galleries, and he has even appeared on a PBS television series discussing American Pop Art.

     Educated at the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York, Charles holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts design degree, and he has further enriched his knowledge with a Connoisseur's Certification in Fine and Decorative Arts History from George Washington University. His commitment to continuous learning is evident in his studies of fine art appraisal and museum conservation practices, conducted in collaboration with the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute and Sotheby’s Institute, London.

     Join Charles Freeman on a journey that seamlessly weaves together art, design, and a deep appreciation for cultural heritage.