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Artist Francesca Siano

b. 1983

Lives and works in Northwest Connecticut

 

 

EDUCATION

 

MAATC Art Therapy & Counseling | Albertus Magnus College | New Haven, CT (2019)

 

BACHELOR of Fine Arts | University of Connecticut | Storrs, CT (2005)

 

Parsons the New School, Summer Intensive Studies | New York | NY, NY (2003)

Drawing & Painting, Silvermine Arts Center, CT

 

Life Drawing, Color Theory, The Washington Art Association,  CT

 

Figure Drawing, Hartford Art School, CT

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2019 - Taking Flight, Albertus Magnus, New Haven, CT

2019 - Spectrum 2019: Ditto, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT; Juors: Blair Clarke and Sarah Tortorich, Voltz Clark Gallery

2018 - Autumn Juried Show, Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT; Juror: Katerina Lanfrano

2018 - What’s Now/What’s New Spectrum Annual Contemporary Art Show, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT; 

Juror: Hilary Lewis, Chief Curator & Creative Director, The Glass House

2018 - Silence Breakers, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

2018 - Movement, Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT

2017- 4th  Annual Art show Exhibit by the Renaissance Artists of Litchfield, Susan Wakeen Studio, Litchfield CT

2017 - Woodbury Arts Festival, Woodbury, CT

 

2017 - Art for Change, Brandford Art Center, Brandford, CT

2017 - Voices of Creativity, Albertus Magnus, New Haven, CT

2016 - New Milford Art Walk, New Milford, CT

2016 - The Kitchen Table, Pound Ridge, NY

 

2016 - Two person show, The Good Gallery, Kent CT (with painter, Katie Ré Scheidt)

 

2016 - Members Show 2016, Washington Art Association, Washington CT: Juror Hugh O'Donnell

 

2015- 2nd Annual Art show Exhibit by the Renaissance Artists of Litchfield, Susan Wakeen Studio, Litchfield CT

 

2015 - Drawn in & Away, Private Event hosted by the Romaine's, Naugatuck CT

 

2015 - Gunn Museum's Black and White Photography Event, Gunn Libary's Stairwell Gallery, Washington CT

 

2015 - "Take A Seat," Charity Auction benefiting Waterbury Youth Services, The Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury CT

 

2015 - Members Show 2015, Washington Art Association, Washington CT

 

2014 - Summer Solstice, Washington Art Association, Washington CT

 

2013 – The Story of the Creative, See | Exhibition Space, Long Island, NY

 

2012 – Blue, Cambridge Art Association, MA; Juror: Joseph Thompson, Director, Mass MoCA

 

2012 - Dark and Scary Show, The Greenpoint Gallery, NY

 

2012 - Wet Paint,  Newport Art Museum, Newport RI

 

2005 – Uconn’s BFA Show, University of Connecticut, Storrs CT

 

2004 – Members Show 2004, Washington Art Association, Washington CT

 

2003 – 100 Objects to Represent University, University of Connecticut, Storrs CT

AWARDS

2018 - Honorable Mention - Autumn Juried Show, Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT; Juror: Katerina Lanfrano

 

PUBLICATIONS 

 

2006- Published in CMYK Magazine, Volume #32 for photograph "Living Room 2"

http://www.cmykmag.com/magazine/index/volume/32

 

BLOG FEAUTURES 

Katie Ré Scheidt, 'Taking Suggestions,' The Fauve Barn

'Visual Painting Featured Artist', Art Crasher

Carolyn Graham Edlund, 'Links to Art We Love', Artsy Shark

 

 

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Writer and Creator of Frankinsense, Conversations with Connecticut Artists a featured section on artgirlladywomanchild.com

Mosaic Bench Project for Community Housing in Meriden, CT. Part of the R.E.D. ( Renewable Energy District) Initiative. (Dec. 2013)

Artist Studio Assistant at Brian Ermanski  (Nov. 2012 – April 2013)      

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Private Collection, Bantam, CT

Private Collection, Middlebury, CT

Private Collection, New York, NY

Private Collection, Colorado Springs, Colorado