Charles Freitag is a native Iowan, born and
raised on a small farm in the heartland of rural America. Growing up
on the family farm gave him deep appreciation for his natural surroundings,
and can be found in his paintings of yesteryear.
During high school, Charles excelled at art,
and took his dream of becoming a full time artist one step further when
he enrolled at Hawkeye Community College after graduation. While there,
he earned honors before finishing his degree at the Academy of Art in
Charles' work is inspired by his favorite illustrator,
Norman Rockwell. That inspiration can be seen in his paintings, with
his meticulous attention to detail, and the subtle composition and coloring
of all the facets of the painting.
Charles' growing popularity has astonished the
young artist. With numerous magazine covers and awards, Charles is quickly
becoming one of America's most highly sought after artists. His work
can be found in galleries and collectors' homes across the U.S., Canada
At the age of thirty-nine, Charles is happily
married, a father of six and resides in Marion, Iowa.