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biography of Eric FREIFELD (1919-1984)

Birth place: Saratov, Russia

Addresses: Toronto, Ontario

Profession: Painter, educator

Studied: St.Martin's School Art, London, England; ASL New York.

Exhibited: Canadian Soc. Painters in Watercolor, 1948-62; Royal Canadian Acad. Exhibs., 1951-71; Canadian Soc. Graphic Art, 1955-62; Brooklyn Mus. Int. Biennial, 1959; Allied Artists Am., 1960; Jerrold Morris Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 1970s. Awards: Carnegie Trust Fund scholarship, 1937; C. W. Jeffries Award, 1957; Canadian Council Sr. Arts fellowship, 1961 & 1971

Member: Canadian Soc. Graphic Art (pres.); Canadian Soc. Painters in WC; Royal Canadian Acad. Arts (assoc. rep. on council); Arts & Letters Club.

Work: Montreal Mus. Art, Canada; Vancouver Gallery Art; Univ. Alberta, Edmonton; St. Michaels College & Hart House, Univ. Toronto; Brook St. Galleries, London.

Comments: Preferred media: watercolors, graphics. Positions: chmn. welfare committee, Ontario College Art Faculty Assn., 1965-70, member exec. committee, 1965-70, member governing council, Ontario College Art, 1972-. Teaching: professor, watercolor-painting, figure drawing & artistic anatomy, Ontario College Art, 1946-.

Sources: WW73; Doris Shadbolt, Eric Freifeld, exhib. catalogue (1968) & Essay on Eric Freifeld," Arts Canada Mag. (1969); Nancy Beckett, articles, Canadian Press, Nat. Release & Canadian newspapers, 1970."

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