After study at the West of England College of Art and the Slade, London, Freeman returned to Falmouth where she was based at the School of Art in the mid-80s.
Part of her mission statements reflect concern with aspects of 'Being': 'my current work uses the figure, or parts of the figure, together with other elements as a way of exploring this. Each piece takes time to develop and is usually subject to many changes...The figures are modelled in clay, plaster or wax and cast into bronze or cement. Other components are made of wood, steel or some other material which is appropriate for the work.'
Whybrow (1986) Forms and Faces: Sculptors in SW Cornwall