Benjamin Freedman (b. 1990) is a photo based artist presently working and living in Toronto, ON. Benjamin completed his BFA in photographic studies at Ryerson University (Toronto) after studying  Cinema, Video and Communications at Dawson College in Montreal, Quebec. 


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Master of Fine Arts, Photography

Parsons The New School, New York City



Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography,

Ryerson University, Toronto.



Cinema, Video, and Communications

Dawson College, CEGEP, Montreal.




OFORT, Ryerson Image Center, Toronto, Ontario, 2017 (upcoming)

New Votives, 8-11 Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2016

Lab Notes, Art Metropole, Toronto, 2015

Joy and Sorrow: Films and Photographs by Benjamin Freedman and Elisa Julia Gilmour, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, 2014

The Pensive Spectator, Alliance Française Gallery, Toronto, 2013




Flash Forward, Division Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2016 (upcoming)

In Situ, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, Ontario , 2016

Black Mirror, Aperture Gallery, New York, New York, 2015

Lab Notes, Art Metropole, Toronto, 2015

Art Auction, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, 2015

SNAP! Live Auction, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, 2014

Photorama, Gallery TPW, Toronto, 2014

89+ Marathon, SPBH, Serpentine Gallery, London, 2013

Nuit Blanche, Carlton Cinema, Toronto, 2013

Second Annual Emergent Artists Exhibition, O'Born Contemporary, Toronto, 2013

In Dreams, Studio 407, Toronto, 2012

Presidents Show, Jorgenson Hall, Toronto, 2012

Temporal Forms, I.M.A. Gallery, Toronto, 2012

Nostalgia for the Present, Forgetus Collective, Toronto, 2012

Maximum Exposure, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, 2012


Double Dot Magazine, Issue 4, Toronto, 2014

Carbon Paper, Issue 2, Toronto, 2014

Quill & Quire, Kenneth Oppel, Toronto, 2014

Go Home Print, Issue 2, Toronto, 2013

Function Magazine, Volume 13, Toronto, 2013




Flash Forward Winner, 2016

NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland Nov 2014-Jan 2015

CONTACT / Alliance Française Award, 2012-2013

Dean's List, Ryerson University, 2011-2013

Snap!Star, 2012

Robert S. Gooblar Scholarship, 2011




The Assembly, The Rubber Factory, New York City, 2016

Walk the Talk, artist talk with Elisa Julia Gilmour, Art Gallery of Mississauga, 2014

New Modes of Image Making (Panel Discussion), Contact Photography Festival, Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto,

ON (With Jimmy Limit, Aaron Friend Lettner, Lili Huston-Heterich, Vanessa Runions, Felix

Kalmenson, and Sam Cotter), 2013

Nostalgia for the Present, Forgetus Collective 163 Sterling Rd. Unit 29, Toronto, ON (With Kyle Broman,

Andrea Leigh Pelletier), 2011