102_3800_smArtist Ann Bingham-Freeman draws to discover what is inside herself. While the nude figure depicts a person’s exterior, it has become her gateway to the interior life.

“The nude is a metaphor for what is inside of us, or what we think and feel that is hardest to put into words,” Bingham-Freeman said.

The Yucaipa artist has a solo show, titled “16 Figures and a Landscape,” through the end of March at the University of Redlands Alumni House.

Bingham-Freeman started drawing at the age of 2 in her native Riverside. “My mother took me to real museums, such as the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, from the time I could walk,” she said. She studied art in high school and at Riverside City College, later earning a

By Penny E. Schwartz, Special to the Press-Enterprise

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