Young Artist Presents Paintings to Mayors

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Eric Vreeland
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400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Young Artist Presents Paintings to Mayors

Posted: 05/19/2011
Knoxville Artist Derrick Freeman presented paintings to Mayor Daniel Brown and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett on Thursday, May 19.

Derrick Freeman is an 20-year-old artist whose work has been exhibited at shows and graced the covers of note cards, greeting cards and Christmas cards.

Freeman was diagnosed with autism as a small child he has since conveyed many of his thoughts and perceptions through his art.

Freeman is a student at Hardin Valley Academy and the son of Angela Hunter.