2012-11-20

Freeman Patterson

Freeman and Gaia

Freeman and Gaia

Freeman Patterson, C.M. O.N.B. R.C.A, has been a full-time professional freelance photographer and writer since 1965. He has taught week-long workshops in photography and visual design in Canada since 1973, in South Africa since 1983, and in many other countries. His images have been exhibited around the world. The author (photographer and writer) of 12 books, including five instructional books for photographers and co-author of two others, Freeman was the 2004 Writer-in-Residence at the University of P.E.I. and the 2005 Visiting Scholar for the Medical Humanities faculty of Dalhousie University, Halifax.

Freeman is a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of New Brunswick and has received the highest honour of several international photographic organizations, Canadian universities, and arts bodies. Freeman spends about seven months a year at his home in Shamper’s Bluff, New Brunswick (where among many other things he engages in the fine art of gardening and a lot of other hard work) and the other months travelling (photographing, writing, and teaching) both in Canada and abroad. His web address is freemanpatterson.com