(Image: Frances Gaffney, Study Two for The Skidder, 2012, Graphite on paper ,11 x 14 inches; © Frances Gaffney)
Frances Gaffney (b. 1957, Jersey City, New Jersey)
Frances lives and works on a houseboat on the Hudson River in New York. She has been painting since 1974. After attending the Fashion Institute of Technology she worked in New York as a textile designer. Frances worked both as a free-lance artist and as a full-time print designer in a commercial studio. Frances is dedicated to representational art, forever classic and enduring. While embracing the influences of the past, Frances explores this timeless genre with a fresh commitment and passion. Each of these contemporary drawings offers new interpretations of human existence and the ever-evolving natural and man-made world around us. Employing graphite medium, these intimate artworks are always visually accessible, technically proficient and of important artistic merit and accomplishment.
Education: Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, A.A.S., 1983.
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