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Anne Francey lives and works in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Her studio practice includes painting, drawing and ceramic.

 Born In Switzerland, she studied painting at the École des Beaux-Arts (ECBA)  in Lausanne, Switzerland, got an  MFA at Hunter College in New York. , and  more recently studied ceramic painting techniques at the Tunis National Ceramic Center Sidi El Kacem in Tunisia, inspired by the  ceramic tiles design and technique often seen in traditional  North African architecture. She has exhibited her work in the United States, Switzerland, and Tunisia. She is the recipient of several grants from the New York State Council of the Arts for creating community murals in schools and public places. 

Anne Francey teaches studio art and leads workshops on the majolica and cuerda seca ceramic painting technique. She is the recipient of several grants from the New York State Council of the Arts for the creation in schools and public places  of Community Murals involving hundreds of participants . 

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Email:  annefrancey@gmail.com  

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS     Anne Francey

2016         Saratoga Arts, 30th Anniversary Invitational, Saratoga Springs, NY

         Carrie Haddad Gallery, Summer Color, Hudson, NY

         Laffer Gallery, 5th Annual Juried Group Show, Schuylerville, NY        

2015         Carrie Haddad Gallery, Paper, group show, Hudson, NY        

2014         Luminarté, Contemporary Islamic Art, group show, Dallas, TX

         Spring Street Gallery, Where are you from? Three persons show, Saratoga Springs, NY

         Albany Institute of History and Art, Mohawk Hudson Regional, group show NY

         Albany International Airport, Natural Gestures, three persons show Albany, NY

         Laffer Gallery, Winter show, Schuylerville, NY        

2013         Laffer Gallery, Winter show, Schuylerville, NY

         Spring Street Gallery, TREEaction, Saratoga Springs, NY

         Sidi Kacem, Tunis National Ceramic Center International Ceramic Symposium, Tunisia        

         Carrie Haddad Gallery, 2 persons show, Hudson, NY

         Liechtenstein Center for the Arts, Islam Contemporary, Pittsfield, MA

2012         Dietel Gallery, Paper and Fire, one person show, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY

         Laffer Gallery, Winter show, Schuylerville, NY

2010                Hyde Museum, Mohawk Hudson Regional, Glens Falls, NY

2009                El Borj Gallery, group show, la Marsa/Tunis, Tunisia

                Farenheit, solo show, Carthage, Tunisia

2007         Gallery 100, Significantly Small, Saratoga Springs, NY

2006                Carrie Haddad Gallery, 3 persons show, Hudson, NY

2006                Firleflanz Gallery, 2 persons show, Albany, NY

                Haddad Lascano Gallery, Still life, Great Barrington, Ma

2004                Mandeville Gallery, From an Observant Nature, 3 persons show, Union College, Schenectady NY

2004             Schenectady Museum, Mohawk Hudson regional, NY

2003                Schick Gallery, Visiting Faculty exhibition, Saratoga Springs, NY

                Carrie Haddad Gallery, Botanica, group show, Hudson, NY

                The Arts Center Gallery, 3-person show, Saratoga Springs, NY

2000         Arac, Anne Francey and Renée Duc, Vallorbe, Switzerland

1999      Lake George Arts Project, Artists invite artists, Lake George, NY

1998                Sioux City Arts Center, Working space, selections from the   

                Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Sioux City, Iowa

                Carrie Haddad Gallery, Geoffrey Detrani, Anne Francey, Joseph Kurhajec, Hudson, NY

                Sion Art Museum, Saxifrage, Désespoir du peintre, Switzerland

1997                Lake George Arts Projects, Made in Tunisia, solo show, NY

                Albany Center Gallery, solo show, Albany, NY

                Mille-Feuilles Gallery, solo show, la Marsa/Tunis, Tunisia

                Fribourg Art & History Museum, Saxifrage, Swiss painters, Switzerland

1996                Jennish Museum, Alice Bailly Foundation 50th anniversary, Vevey, Switzerland

                Case Gallery, Skidmore College, Skidmore Women Faculty Exhibition, Saratoga Springs, NY

1995                Urban Cultural Park, curator "Compositions" a collaboration, artists and composers, S.Spgs,

                Lake George Arts Project, From the Lake & Beyond, Lake George, NY

1994                Sage College Gallery, Wet Paint, Troy, NY

1992                    The Albany Biennial,  Interplay 92, Rice Gallery, Albany NY

1989                The Bemis Gallery, solo show, Omaha, Nebraska

                Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, "In Residence", 15 Artists From The Bemis Foundation, Lincoln, Nebraska

1988                John Michael Kohler Art Center, Hothouse, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES      Anne Francey

 

1997-2014                NYSCA Arts in Education Initiative grants for the creation of collaborative ceramic murals in schools

2013                       National Ceramic Center of Tunis, International Ceramic Symposium, Tunisia

2009                Sidi Kacem El Jelizi, National center for ceramic Art, Tunis, Tunisia, artist residency

2000-2011                NYSCA Arts in Education Initiative grants for the creation of collaborative ceramic murals in schools

2005                “Creative Connections” AIE, Loudonville, NY

1999      SPAF, New York State Council on the Arts, “Faces, faces and more…faces”, a community project involving hundreds of participants

1995                SPAF, New York State Council on the Arts  "Compositions", collaborative work between artists and composers

1989                Fellowship AWS Bemis Foundation, Omaha, Nebraska, Artist residency,

1988                National Artist Grant, Switzerland

1987                Fellowship , AWS Bemis Foundation, Omaha, Nebraska artist residency

                Sommerville Art Price, Hunter College, New York

1983                Artist’s Grant, Young Artists of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

1982                Artist’s Grant, Foundation Alice Bailly, Lausanne, Switzerland

1981                Professional advancement Grant, Business Professional Women and Zonta Club, Switzerland

                Painting Award, Association de Peintres et Sculpteurs, Lausanne, Switzerland

 

EDUCATION      

1983-1987                Hunter College: MFA , New York

1981-1982                School of Visual Arts: painting, video, 16 MM, New York

1976-1981       ECBA, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Diplôme de Beaux-Arts , Painting/Video, Lausanne, Switzerland