Who is BFree?
Ben Freeman (he/him/his) is an artist, educator, and interfaith chaplain from the San Francisco Bay Area who believes that nurturing the inner child is key to spiritual well-being and collective growth. His artistic work includes his graduate school thesis, an interactive, mixed-media text called “being here: becoming the child you were and are”; directing the world premiere staged reading of Jade Sylvan’s musical Beloved King; a book of collages shaped as meditations on sexual ethics; his 2015 EP, Providence; the full-length play, The Shape of the Entire; and the play that he wrote in the fifth grade, SHATTERED: A Drama in Two Acts, which he has facilitated as a performance piece in Providence, New York, and San Francisco. A founding member of the Glitter Goddess Collective, Ben’s other work includes facilitating intergenerational arts programming, providing nondenominational spiritual care in hospital and long-term care contexts, serving as a leadership development instructor, and working as a classroom teacher. Ben is a graduate of Brown University and will graduate with a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School in May.
Visual Art Samples