New Rays Exhibitions

New Rays will soon be on display at Chocolate City Coffee Palace & Bodega in West Town, Chicago.

An image from New Rays was chosen by Aline Smithson, artist and founder of Lenscratch, to appear on "SFW Creativity Continues – Assignment: Altered Images with Aline Smithson" on June 2, 2021. The selected images will also be featured on Santa Fe Workshops' website on June 4, 2021.

New Rays was featured in "Connecting Artists: Wayne Montecalvo & Nanette Rae Freeman" on R&F on May 3, 2021:

Connecting Artists article

Nanette developed the New Rays collection during a residency with The Enso Circle in Spring 2021. Her work can be seen in The Enso Circle May 2021 Catalog:

Enso catalog Enso catalog

Diversion Exhibitions

A piece from Diversion was selected to be part of "We Need To Talk" at Crosstown Arts in Memphis from February 10 through February 25, 2017.

Diversion was on display at the Chicago Public Libraries' Harold Washington Library Center on the 8th floor from November 11, 2016 through January 13, 2017. Click here to view photos of the exhibition.

Diversion was on display at the Arc Academy, a welding and fabrication school in Chicago's Ukrainian Village, as part of the West Town Art Walk from September 30-October 1, and throughout the month of October, 2016.

Picture of exhibition at Arc Academy Postcard for West Town Art Walk

Diversion was featured at the Lillstreet Art Center Annex in Chicago from May 20 through June 19, 2016.

Picture of exhibition at Lillstreet Postcard for exhibition at Lillstreet

Diversion was on display at the Chicago Public Libraries' Bucktown-Wicker Park Branch from April 2 through mid-May, 2016.

Greene Prairie Press, Fred's hometown newspaper, ran an article about Diversion on December 17, 2015.

Broken Light: A Photography Collective featured Diversion online on December 17, 2015.

Death Cafe, a non-profit organization dedicated to the discussion of death, shared Diversion online on November 26, 2015.

aCurator, an art and photography online magazine, featured Diversion on November 24, 2015.

Lenscratch, a fine art photography online journal, featured Diversion on November 11, 2015.

Freeman introduced Diversion at the Lillstreet Art Center Makers Salon in Chicago on July 17, 2015.