Julius Friedman is well known as co-owner of the Chapman-Friedman Gallery, which represents contemporary artists from Kentucky, the region and from around the world.
But he is also a noted graphic designer, photographer and artist who’s work has appeared in numerous publications, and has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, among other galleries and museums across North America, Asia and Europe.
One of Friedman’s posters was included in the exhibition “American Posters in the 20th Century,” curated by J. Stewart Johnson of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. The exhibition was held at the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo and Kyoto and included 213 posters from the museum’s permanent collection. Another of Friedman’s posters was selected for the UNESCO International Poster Exhibition held in Paris and San Francisco.
Friedman is a Louisville native who earned a fine arts degree at the University of Louisville. His work is currently on display at Lexington’s New Editions Gallery in “Double Vision,” an exhibition with painter and collage artist Cheryl Chapman, through November 2, 2013. Friedman is currently creating a body of work that revolves around water.
Meet Julius Friedman and visit his studio during Open Studio Weekend, Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10, 2013. Presented by the LVAA and U of L Hite Art Institute, Open Studio Weekend connects the public to over 70 talented artists throughout the metro area. Proceeds from the event will help fund $50,000 in scholarships for the Hite Art Institute’s Mary Spencer Nay Scholarship and the LVAA’s Children’s Fine Art Classes (CFAC) program. Learn more & buy your wristband tickets: http://www.louisvillevisualart.org/open-studio-weekend/
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At a Glance:
Name: Julius Friedman
Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Fine Arts Degree, University of Louisville