Russell Freeman News
Aug 2006 Freeman meets the Australian Prime Minister John Howard. Freeman as always shy to have his picture taken, here he was invited to meet the PM.
Russell Freeman & Alexander Downer The Australian Foreign Minister.
Russell Freeman with Nicola Downer President of Regional Arts Australia
Boxing Boys by Russell Freeman. This painting was sold for an auction record of $5800.00 at Bonham's in Adelaide.
Derek Langdon, The Mayor Kym McHugh and artist David Dridan. The Freeman painting above was a finalist in the Royal SA Society of Arts "150th Year Anniversary Art Prize" Here art collector Mr Langdon is donating the painting to Strathalbyn Racing Club where it hangs in the private members area. The handing over of the painting involved a large ceremony with VIP's.
Freeman & David Dridan look at the 8ft painting that Freeman had painted of Dridan for the 2006 Archibald Prize.
Russell Freeman here jokingly telling the great Australian artist David Bromley that the shoes he had got off him the day before were now hurting his feet. The picture behind is by David Bromley.
Russell Freeman & Jason Gillespie. Here the Australian cricket star Gillespie at Freeman's house to look at the finished 12ft wide painting that Freeman entered into the 2005 Archibald Prize. Freeman Painted 3 large paintings and several smaller portraits of the athletic fast bowler.