Warwick Freeman is an internationally-acclaimed New Zealand jeweller who regularly exhibits in New Zealand as well as in Europe, the USA and Australia.
In recognition of his outstanding contribution to contemporary jewellery, Freeman was honoured with two major awards in 2002. The New Zealand Arts Foundation named him an Arts Laureate and he received a similar award from the prestigious Françoise van den Bosch Foundation in the Netherlands.
Freeman was the founding Chair of Objectspace - a centre for contemporary craft and design in Auckland. He was the 'featured master' at the German contemporary jewellery festival Schmuck in 2013.
Freeman’s works are held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia; the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney; The Houston Museum of Fine Arts; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam; Danner Stiftung, Pinakothek Der Moderne in Munich; Auckland Museum; the Dowse Art Museum and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa.