Freya Pocklington The Vicar His Sister and His Ex Wives

Freya Pocklington


Freya trained at Edinburgh College of Art and UAL. She has received residencies from The Royal Scottish Academy, Scottish Arts Council, The Florence Trust, Somerset House, West Dean College and The National Trust. She exhibits regularly in the UK and abroad. Freya has work in The British Museum, V&A, Chichester Cathedral and Royal Scottish Academy collections. Her work is well received by the press with articles in Elephant Magazine, Country Life, Printmaking Today, Wall Street International Magazine, The Week and BBC Countryfile. She is a lecturer and tutor alongside working on portrait commissions.

Research interests

Freya is currently undertaking a PhD at the Royal College of Art, examining the role of fine art portraiture within narrative medicine.

Freya is also teaching short courses at the West Dean London Bloomsbury campus. (Please see the link in the Short Courses toolbar on the website)

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