Maurice Freed
Artist/ Painter, Illustrator
Last residence: 633 Stetson Road, Elkins Park, PA 19117

1930 – 1933
Philadelphia College of Art
[Teacher: Gertrude Schell]
Cape School of Art, Provincetown MA
[Teachers: Henry Henschy, Provincetown, MA; Morris Davidson,
New York, NY; Albert Alcalay, Boston, MA]

1934 – 1935
Art Director: Esquire Magazine
1933 – 1981
Contributor: New Yorker, Fortune, Holiday, Stage,
Saturday Morning Post
1948 – 1960
Artist/ Owner: Freed Studios, Inc.
1965 – 1981
Taught drawing and painting:
Graphic Sketch Club (Fleisher Memorial)
Cheltenham High Adult School

1947 Cheltenham Art Centre (Phila.,PA)
1957 YMHA Galleries (Phila.,PA)
1961 Galerie la Boutique d’Art (Nice, France)
1962 Newman Galleries (Phila.,PA)
1965 Woodmere Art Gallery (Phila.,PA)
1967 Philadelphia Art Alliance (Phila.,PA)
1971 Woodmere Art Gallery (Phila.,PA)
1976 Newman Galleries (Phila.,PA)
1982 Philadelphia Art Alliance (Retrospective) (Phila.,PA)

GROUP SHOWS: Partial list: (national)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Phila.,PA)
Butler Institute (Youngstown, OH)
Chicago Art Institute (Chicago, IL)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (Phila.,PA)

Philadelphia Sketch Club
Philadelphia Water Color Club
Abington Art Center
Old York Road Art Guild 28th Anniversary Exhibition
Irma Rosenau Prize Painting
Woodmere Art Gallery (1981)

COLLECTIONS: (Public and Private)
California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island;
London, England; Cannes, Nice, Paris, Vence, France

1962 “Maurice Freed.” by Henry Pitz in The American Artist
1961 L’Information Artistique, Paris

PRO BONO (dates approximate)
1957 – 1960
President, Alumni Association of the Philadelphia
Museum College of Art
1964 – 1968
President, Philadelphia’s Artist’s Equity Association