Freddie L. Styles (b. 1944)

C Series #2
Freddie L. Styles, an Atlanta-based abstract artist, was born in 1944 in Madison. A graduate of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Styles credits the inspiration for his work to his rural upbringing. He has served as an artist-in-residence at several educational institutions, including Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College in Atlanta, and Clayton State University in Morrow. He also served as director of City Gallery East in Atlanta from 2003 to 2008.
In 2001 Styles received a grant from the King Baudouin Foundation Cultural Exchange Program through the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, which allowed him to work and study in Belgium. His works have been exhibited at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Telfair Museums in Savannah, the Tubman African American Museum in Macon, and the Bill Hodges Gallery in New York City.
Styles’s acrylic painting C Series #2 (1977) is part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
close

Loading

Cite This Article
Diaz, Laura. "Freddie L. Styles (b. 1944)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 28 June 2018. Web. 29 July 2021.
From Our Home Page
Tidal Marshes

Almost a third of the Atlantic Coast's tidal salt marshes are located in Georgia's Lower Coastal Plain, as are

Read more...
Ponce de Leon Ballpark

Ponce de Leon Ballpark in Atlanta was one of the nation's finest

Read more...
Mary E. Hutchinson (1906-1970)

Mary E. Hutchinson practiced as a professional artist in New York and

Read more...
Americus Movement

Following the Albany Movement of 1961-62, civil rights activism in Geor

Read more...
Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries