Yelverton Freeman

  • Visual Artist
  • Seattle, Washington, USA

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“[John] Yelverton Freeman was born in Greenwich Village, New York City in 1989 and raised in Darien, Connecticut. Freeman studied visual art at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 2011, concentrating in interdisciplinary sculpture. He subsequently earned his Master of Fine Arts Degree at the Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland in 2013 with a concentration in video art and performance. He continues to work predominantly in these mediums, creating visual narratives through a subtle action based approach to moving image. Mr. Freeman, along with fellow artists Ciaran Nash, Isabella Walsh, and Kate Macelroy, work together as "Occupy Space", and artist run space based out of Limerick, Ireland. Since his move to the northwest coast of the United States, Mr. Freeman has formed the collective "Occupy Space - Seattle", an international sister project to Occupy Space, along with a growing number of Seattle based artists. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.”