Freeland Southard is an Ohio born artist currently living near Cleveland, OH. His work as a general contractor has given him knowledge of construction, materials and collaboration as inspiration for his furniture practice. He loves helping to raise his two boys and daughter, and of course, working in his studio.
Freeland received his BFA in ceramics at the Cleveland Institute of Art and his MFA in Furniture Design from The Herron School of Art and Design.
2018 Sticks and Stones Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH
2016 At Table: Cleveland Culinaria Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH
2015 The Best of 2015 Ohio Designer Craftsman, Ohio Craft Museum,
Columbus, OH and Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH
2014 Featured Artist Kokomo Art Association Gallery, Kokomo, IN
2014 Katz-Eddington Project, Heartland Printworks, Indianapolis, IN Invitational
2014 MFA Exhibition, Marsh Gallery, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
2014 Wunderlust, IU Kokomo Art Gallery, Kokomo, IN
2013 Uncommon Denominators, Basile Gallery, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
2013 Hoosier Zeitgeist, Thompson Collection, Indianapolis, IN
2012 5-7-5-7-7, Marsh Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2011 Here and There: A Sculptural Ceramics Exhibition, IU Kokomo Art Gallery,
2008 Cleveland Institute of Art Faculty and Students, Ceramics Program 1978-
2008. Convivium 33 Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2007 Coffee & Spirits Show. River Gallery, Rocky River, OH. Northern Ohio
Clay (N.O.C.) Invitational.
2005 BFA Exhibition, McCullough Building, The Cleveland Institute of Art, (top 20
2004 Scholarship Art Show. Cowan Pottery Museum, Rocky River. Juried
Student Independent Exhibition. Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH
2003 Well Hung Show. Coffee House CIA Student Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2003 Student Independent Exhibition. Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH