Patterson Awarded Eidlitz

Strathbutler Artist Freeman Patterson to be honored with the Sunbury Shores Eidlitz Award. On Saturday July 19th at 7:30pm, Freeman Patterson will accept the Eidlitz award at the newly renovated Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre. The award, named after Sunbury Shores’ founder Mrs Dorothy Meigs Eidlitz, celebrates individuals or organizations whose work exhibits a[…]

Patterson receives Order of New Brunswick

Stratbutler artist, Freeman Patterson, receives Order of New Brunswick. The award honours current or former long-time residents of New Brunswick who have demonstrated a high level of individual excellence and achievement in any field, having made outstanding contributions to the social, cultural or economic well-being of New Brunswick and its residents. For more info:

Embracing Creation at Beaverbrook

Patterson unveiled a major retrospective exhibition World-renowned photographer and Strathbutler artist, Freeman Patterson unveiled a major retrospective exhibition entitled “Embracing Creation” on Sunday, Sept 29, 2:00 pm at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton, NB. Freeman signed copies of the new book Embracing Creation, published by Goose Lane Editions and the Beaverbrook art Gallery that[…]

Freeman Patterson Biography

Freeman Patterson lives at Shampers’ Bluff, New Brunswick, near his home where he attended one-room schools in Grey’s Mills and Long Reach and then high school at MacDonald Consolidated in Kingston. In 1959, he graduated from Acadia University with a BA, Honours Philosophy–his thesis, “The Form of the Good in Plato’s Republic”. The thesis for[…]

1997 Freeman Patterson

This awareness now forms the central core of my work. The abstracting of visual elements in order to recognise their particularity has become automatic; but seeing, combining and creating them as integrated “wholes”, will remain a life-long challenge. – Freeman Patterson, 1997