blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Born in Ohio, David Freed received his BFA from Miami University and an MFA from the University of Iowa, where he studied under the legendary printmaker, Mauricio Lasansky. Freed has received numerous awards including a Fulbright Grant for study in London. He has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Yugoslavia, West Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, and England as well as numerous exhibitions in the United States. His prints are also housed in fifteen American Embassies throughout the world. Since 1966, Freed has been a full-time professor of printmaking in the Painting and Printmaking Department at Virginia Commonwealth University.