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Freud, Art and the Mother: Jane McAdam Freud Artist and Sculptor

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Freud, Art and the Mother

Jane McAdam-Freud,
award-winning sculptor with
Jan Harvie-Clark,

The origins of a sculptor's creativity.

Chair David Morgan

Jane McAdam Freud
is the daughter of Lucian Freud. Her multi-disciplinary practice includes sculpture, drawing, print and digital media. Jane has written several papers and speaks at conferences about her work and manifesto. Jane received her first degree from Central School of Art, London, was awarded the British Art Medal Scholarship in Rome and is a graduate of the Royal College of Art where she studied under the supervision of John Stetzeker and Edwardo Paolozzi, both of who have had an influence on her work.

Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. Granted Freedom of the City of London in 1991.

Represented by Gazelli Art House, Mayfair, London and WhiteLabs Gallery Milan. Exhibits in the USA, Asia and Europe. Solo shows in the UK include the Ashmolean Museum-Oxford, Fitzwilliam Museum-Cambridge, Hunterian Museum-Glasgow, Freud Museum-London and Beverley Knowles Fine Art-London. International solo shows include The Contemporary-St Louis-USA, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow and the Sundaram Tagore Gallery in NY and LA, USA.

Also taught at several London art schools including the Royal College of Art and has lectured at Kingston School of Art, Wimbledon School of Art, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Webster University, St Louis, USA and at R.M.I.T., Melbourne, Australia. Currently an Associate Lecturer at Central St Martins, London and sculpture tutor at Morley College, London.

Permanent Collections:
Works represented in major national and international public collections. The British Museum made their first acquisition in 1979 while a student at the Central. Other national collections include the V&A, National Gallery archives, Ashmolean and Fitzwilliam Museums. International public collections include the National Gallery of Greece, Berlin State Museum, National Museum of Copenhagen and the Carnegie Museum of Art and Brooklyn Gilbert Bayes Sculpture Gallery-the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (drawer 16, object no. 11) since 2008

Freud Museum, Pribor, Moravia, Czech Republic

Freud Museum Garden, London, UK

The State Mint Museum, Czech Republic

Viewing of other works and works in progress can be arranged by appointment at Jane's London studio. Contact by email