"Artists are generally themselves not driven by ' categories' or ' style' ; and most often are searching for something unfamiliar or out-of-place, so really working against 'categories'
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa to German parents, immigrating to Australia as a 9 year old growing up and educated in South West Sydney. After completing a Diploma in Fine Arts from South West Sydney Institute of TAFE, majoring in printmaking. With further studies in Printmaking at NAS and Wollongong TAFE.
Freya has been successful receiving the Stockland Shellhabour Hoarding Wall Exhibition Artist Award 2012, where 11 images of her assemblages are exhibited at Stockland Shellhabour NSW. She was also the artist in residence at Sydney Boys Grammar 2013.
Five of Freya's works have also been exhibited Internationally. Four works to Tel-Aviv and one piece is currently on exhibition at The Exploratorium in San Francisco.
Diploma Fine Arts SWSI TAFE 2006, majoring in printmaking
'SKIN' Sidetracked Depot Bowral 2012
'Para-phernalia' Project Art Space Wollongong 2010,
Some Group Shows
'Editions' TACIT Gallery, Abbotsford VIC
'Elements' Sturt Gallery, Mittagong (Southern Highlands Printmakers)
'Come to your senses' Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
‘Body of work’ Artereal Gallery Balmain.
'Out from Down Under' Agora Gallery New York.
'Recollections' Sturt Gallery Mittagong (Southern Highlands Printmakers)
Fisher's Ghost Art Prize 09-13
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2012
Blacktown City Art Prize 2012
HC & People’s Choice Prize Blacktown City Art Prize 2011
Winner Contemporary Section Fishers Ghost Art Prize 2010
“Off the Wall” emerging artist, Art Sydney 2009
Willoughby Sculpture Prize 08