Sculptor, Painter, Weaver
Frances was selected from over 1200 applicants to be among the 33 artists representing contemporary art in the 2017 Texas Biennial (Leslie Moody Castro, curator). Two of Frances’ totems were hang in the Austin exhibition. She is very pleased to have represented the arts community in McKinney at this prestigious event.
Frances Dezzany was born in Chicago and moved to New Jersey where she completed her Bachelor’s degree at Kean University in General Elementary Education and a Master’s degree at Montclair University in Fine Arts. She studied anatomy drawing with Anthony Palumbo at The Art Students League of New York for several years. Her art work has been exhibited in the Newark Art Museum (NJ), Montclair Art Museum (NJ), Delaware Art Museum and the Longview Museum of Fine Arts (TX). Her work has had both national and international exposure. She has taught workshops and has her art work in four books, including two by Nita Leland – “Creative Collage” and “New Creative Collage”. The Society of Layerists in Multi Media is publishing a book this fall, “Unique Insights”, which includes Frances’ work Three Palms.