John T. Freeman was born in London 1958 and trained at Bath
Academy of Art ( Corsham ) and Chelsea School of Art . He has
taught since 1985 as a freelance tutor and lecturer to all levels
of ability across a wide spectrum including the computer games
industry , Lion Head and Media Molecule , Hurtwood House School ,
Watts Gallery , Tate Britain , and the Prince of Wales Drawing
School. His etchings are in the Ashmolean Museum and Glynn Vivian
Museum collections. He is also a published writer of critically
acclaimed books including Portrait Drawing , I London , and Descent
to Byworth . He is a member of The Chelsea Arts Club.
Describe your approach to teaching:
My approach to teaching Fine Art as is to encourage the student to see progress within their work as problem solving that can be assisted by the development of visual reasoning along with the awareness of the importance of working within the art historical tradition of whatever medium or discipline they are pursuing.
What inspires your own work?
My own work is inspired by the past , memory and the presence of others .