Mr. Freed began his art studies at State Fair Community College then received his B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts, New York City where he graduated with honors. His M.F.A. is from Hunter College, City University of New York. Freed has studied with such luminaries as Jack Witten, Marylin Minter, David Chow, Sandford Wurmfeld, Juan Sanchez, Tobi Kahn, Lucio Pozzi, Tim Rollins, Mary Heilman, Susan Crile, Anton van Dalen, Suzanne Anker, and Donald Kuspit among others. He teaches Drawing I, II, III, Design I, and Color and Design at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and teaches Art Appreciation at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Missouri. Mr. Freed has been represented by galleries in Saint Louis, Kansas City, and New York City. His most recent solo exhibitions include 'Landscapes' and 'Obstacle and Void' at the Bruno David Gallery in Saint Louis, 'Four Point Perspective' at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, and 'Cadence' at the Sherrry Leedy Contemporary Art gallery in Kansas City.