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RESUME

EDUCATION

            M.F.A. - Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.

            B.S. - University of Kentucky,  Lexington, Kentucky
                Attended: Arts Students League; School of Visual Arts; Parson's School of Design.

24 YEARS TEACHING EXPERIENCE (see list of courses taught)

            1984 - 1992  - Faculty - Silvermine Guild School of Art,  New Canaan, Connecticut. 

            1990 & 1991 - Faculty - Parsons School of Design,  White Plains, New York.

            1992 & 1993 - Faculty - Chester County Art Association,  West Chester, Pennsylvania.

            1994 & 1995 - Silvermine Guild School of Art - (Painting Workshops)

            1994 - Chester Springs Studio - (Painting Workshops)

            1994 - Wayne Art Center - (Painting Workshops) 

            1995 - Esther M. Klein Art Gallery Student Workshop Program, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

    1993 - 1998, 2002 - Faculty - University of Pennsylvania, (Special Programs) Philadelphia,    
      Pennsylvania.

    1993 – 2008 – Faculty - Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

            2008 – Adjunct Faculty - Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania

 AWARDS

            1995 - Wayne Art Center 34th Annual Juried Exhibition: Best of Show Award.

            1993 - Woodmere Art Museum 53rd Annual Juried Exhibition: Mary Townsend Mason Prize.

            1993 - Chester County Art Association Open Watercolor Exhibition - Second Place Award.

            1992 - Nominated First Annual American Artist Magazine Achievement Awards.

            1991 - Philadelphia Watercolor Club 72nd Annual Exhibition - Dawson Memorial Award.

            1991 - Stamford Art Association - Second Place Award.

            1991 - Art Society of Old Greenwich - Honorable Mention - Watercolor.

            1991 - Stamford Art Association - Third Place Award.

            1990 - Tenth Annual Faber Birren Color Award Show,  Stamford Museum - Alice Barker Award.

            1989 - Bald Eagle Art League Regional Exhibition - Award Recipient.

            1989 - The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors - Chosen for Traveling Exhibition

EXHIBITIONSOver one hundred. (See Exhibition list)

ART RELATED INVOLVEMENTS

Dance Palace Gallery Committee - 2011 & 2012

Member, Board of Directors - Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, 2004.

Curator:  "Return to Beauty", Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, 1995.

2-D Gallery Committee - Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts 1994.

2-D Panel Chairperson & Gallery Committee Member - Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts 1995, 1996.

Curator:  Seven Annual Student Illustration Shows at Silvermine between 1984 & 1991.

Designed the Color Theory Wheel  (2003)  for use in Longwood Gardens Continuing Education programs.

Silvermine Faculty Committee Secretary - 1991.   Also established and coordinated a lectures program for the

Graphics Communication Department at Silvermine.

Juror - Art Society of Old Greenwich Annual Winter Art Festival 1992.

Juror - B.F.A. Exhibition, West Chester University 1994.

Speaker - The National League of American Pen Women, Inc. - Diamond State Branch, February 1993.

Artwork Selected for Fundraising Collection - Bread & Roses (Care for A.I.D.S. victims) 1994.

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: Silvermine Guild of Artists: 1992 – 1997;  Philadelphia Watercolor Club: 1993–1997;  Pennsylvania Watercolor Society: 1990 – 1997;  North East Watercolor Society: 1990 – 1997;  Graphic Artists Guild: 1982 – 1996

PUBLISHED AUTHORED WORK:  See Bibliography for complete listing of over forty articles written for a variety    of publications, including Southwest Art, Art Matters, American Artist, The Artist's Magazine, etc.

ENVIRONMENTAL INVOLVEMENTS

Tomales Bay Watershed Council Member - 2011,  Executive Council & Board Member  - 2012 thru 2015

President: Elk Creeks Watershed Association, 1998.  Established 501C-3 status with IRS, reorganized ECWA Board of Directors, developed, and coordinated monthly speaker programs, public outreach, education, and fundraising.

Planted over 5,000 trees and 9 acres of native grasses: as part of USDA-FSA CRP and CREP programs, with 41 acres total enrollment

EXHIBITIONS

ANNA B FRANCIS - EXHIBITIONS
(Not a complete listing)

2012  Anna B. Francis -- Large
            Format Watercolors And Recent Oil Paintings  
            Dance Palace Lobby Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA

2011  Reflections on Water
            Dance Palace Lobby Gallery  
            Point Reyes Station, California

  2009  The Wild Book Show
            Gallery Route One
            Point Reyes Station, California

 1997  Women Illustrators Past and Present
            From the Permanent Collection
            Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration
            New York, New York

            Group Exhibition
            Delaware Center for Horticulture
            Wilmington, Delaware

            John, Henry, Anna, Mitch
            Rag and Gilt Gallery
            Montchanin, Delaware

 1996   Silvermine School of Art Faculty Exhibition
            Silvermine Guild Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

           The Artist and the Baseball Card
            Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration
            New York, New York

            The Artist and the Baseball Card
            Kendall College of Art and Design
            Grand Rapids, Michigan

 1995  "Flowers" - One Person Exhibition
            Esther M. Klein Art Gallery
            University Science Center
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Wayne Art Center 34th Annual Juried Exhibition
            Ethel Sergent Clark Smith Gallery
            Wayne, Pennsylvania
            Best of Show Award

            "Art in Bloom"
            Delaware Art Museum
            Art Sales and Rental Gallery
            Wilmington, Delaware

            "Director's Choice" Group Show
            Rodger La Pelle Galleries
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            "Foot Square"
            Silvermine Guild Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

            The Artist and the Baseball Card
            Savannah College of Art and Design;
            Savannah, Georgia &

            Hofstra University Museum;
            Hempstead, New York &

            The Norman Rockwell Museum;
            Stockbridge, Massachusetts

1994  "Recent Paintings" - One Person Exhibition
            Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts
            Members Gallery at The Delaware Center for Horticluture
            Wilmington, Delaware 

            Margo Allman and Anna B. Francis - Two Person Exhibition
            Mc Kinney Gallery Mitchell Hall
            West Chester University
            West Chester, Pennsylvania 

            The Artist and the Baseball Card
            Fine Arts Gallery - Laramie County Community College;
            Cheyenne, Wyoming

            Erie Art Museum
            Erie Pennsylvania

            International Museum of Cartoon Art
            Boca Raton, Florida

            Texas Christian University
            Fort Worth, Texas

            Brigham Young University
            Provo, Utah

            "Art of the Flower"
            Silvermine Guild Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

            "The Flower Show"
            Sunset Hill Fine Arts Gallery
            West Chester, Pennsylvania

            Silvermine School of Art Faculty Exhibition
            Silvermine Guild Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

            Wayne Art Center Faculty Exhibition
            Ethel Sergent Clark Smith Gallery
            Wayne, Pennsylvania

            Summer Group Exhibition
            Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts
            Members Gallery at The Delaware Center for Horticluture
            Wilmington, Delaware 

1993     53rd Annual Juried Exhibition
            Woodmere Art Museum
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
            Mary Townsend Mason Prize

            "Art Works" - William C. Ellenbogen Memorial Exhibition
            Esther M. Klein Art Gallery University Science Center
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            "Conversations"
            One Person Exhibition of New Oil Paintings
            The Bakers Cafe
            Katonah, New York

            CCAA Invitational
            Chester County Art Association
            West Chester, Pennsylvania

            U.S. Artists '93 - Native to Neon
            33rd Street Armory
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            2nd Annual Studio Open House
            New London/West Grove, Pennsylvania

            North East Watercolor Society 17th Annual National Exhibition
            Goshen, New York

            Gallery Artists Group Salon Show
            Rodger La Pelle Galleries
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Showcase - ARA Building - Lobby
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania       

            Open Watercolor Exhibition
            Chester County Art Association
            West Chester, Pennsylvania
            Second Place Award

            Faculty Exhibition 
            Chester County Art Association
            West Chester, Pennsylvania

            The Artist and the Baseball Card
            Delaware Art Museum; Wilmington, Delaware
            & Trenton State College Art Gallery; Trenton, New Jersey
            & Blandon Memorial Art Museum; Fort Dodge Iowa

            Silvermine Guild of Artists New Members Exhibition
            Silvermine Guild Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

            West Grove Centenial - West Grove, Pennsylvania

1992  Watercolor U.S.A. 1992
            Springfield Art Museum
            Springfield, Missouri

            The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors
            The Arts Center
            Old Forge, New York

            Philadelphia Watercolor Club 73rd Annual Exhibition
            The Noyes Museum,  Ocean City, New Jersey 

            U.S. Artists - Native to Neon
            The Armory
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Gallery Artists Group Exhibition
            Rodger La Pelle Galleries
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Current Work

            Art Sales and Rental Gallery
            Philadelphia Museum of Art
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Annual Members Exhibition
            Chester County Art Association
            West Chester, Pennsylvania

            The Artist and the Baseball Card
            The National Baseball Hall of Fame
            Cooperstown, New York

            Silvermine Guild of Artists New Members - Faculty Exhibition

            Silvermine Guild Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

            CCAA Invitational
            Chester County Art Association
            West Chester, Pennsylvania

            The Artists' Tree
            Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art
            Ridgefield, Connecticut

1991  "Amaryllis in Action" - One Person Exhibition 
            Bartlett Arboretum
            Stamford, Connecticut

            "Watercolors" - One Person Exhibition 
            The Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center Of Southwest Connecticut
            Stamford, Connecticut

            "Large Format Watercolors" - One Person Exhibition 
            The Bakers Cafe
            Katonah, New York

            Philadelphia Watercolor Club 72nd Annual Exhibition
            West Chester Art Association
            West Chester, Pennsylvania,
            Recipient - Dawson Memorial Award

            56th Annual Art Exhibition
            Cooperstown Art Association 
            Cooperstown, New York

            "Old Glory" Group Exhibition 
            Sun Gallery
            Nantucket, Massachusetts

            Silvermine Guild of Artists - New Members - Faculty Exhibition
            Silvermine Guild Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

            North East Watercolor Society 15th Annual National Exhibition
            Goshen, New York

           "Animal, Mineral, Vegetable" 
            The Stamford Art Association
            Stamford, Connecticut
            Second Place Award

            The Artist and the Baseball Card 
            Stamford Museum and Nature Center
            Stamford Connecticut &
            Lowe Gallery Syracuse University
            Syracuse New York &

             The Artist and the Baseball Card 
            The Contemporary Gallery at the Visual Arts Center
            Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania

            Art Society of Old Greenwich 
            Gertrude White Gallery
            Greenwich, Connecticut
            Honorable Mention - Watercolor

            "Selections" - Group Exhibition
            Rodger La Pelle Galleries
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Spring Exhibition 
            Kent Art Association
            Kent, Connecticut

            "Inside/Outside" 
            The Stamford Art Association
            Stamford, Connecticut
            Third Place Award

1990  Tenth Annual Faber Birren Color Award Show 
            Stamford Museum and Nature Center,
            Stamford, Connecticut
            Alice Barker Award - For a Painting in Any Media

            Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition 
            Mississippi Museum of Art,
            Jackson, Mississippi

            Watercolor - Two Approaches 
            H. Pelham Curtis Gallery
            New Canaan, Connecticut

            Tenth Anniversary Group Show
            Rodger La Pelle Galleries
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

           "Aqueous '90" Kentucky Watercolor Society National Exhibition 
            Wrather West Kentucky Museum,
            Murray, Kentucky

            Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 12th Annual Exhibition
            Kutzown, Pennsylvania,
            William D. Gorman - AWS President - juror

            New Paintings by Three Huntington Artists
            Morgan Peyton Fine Art Concepts
            Huntington, West Virginia

            Members' Exhibition
            Kent Art Association
            Kent, Connecticut

            Watercolor L.B.I. National Juried Exhibition
            Long Beach Island Studio
            Long Beach Island, New Jersey

            Hudson River Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition 
            Woodstock Artists Association Gallery,
            Woodstock, New York

            North East Watercolor Society Fourteenth Annual National Exhibition
            Goshen, New York

            Mystic Art Association 34th Regional Exhibition
            Mystic, Connecticut 

            Silvermine Guild of Artists New Members - Faculty Exhibition
            Silvermine Guild Gallery - New Canaan, Connecticut

            "Arsenic and Old Lace" 
            Stamford Art Association
            Stamford, Connecticut

            The Art of the Baseball Card 
            The Museum of Cartoon Art
            Rye Brook, New York

            Spring Exhibition
            Kent Art Association
            Kent, Connecticut

ARTICLES

BIBLIOGRAPHY - ARTICLES AND REVIEWS ABOUT ANNA B. FRANCIS

"Anna B. Francis - Pleasant Dreams",  Booklist, October 1, 1983.

"Anna B. Francis - Pleasant Dreams",  Language Arts,  January 1984.

"A Gift For All Seasons", Huntington Museum Newsletter, September/October, 1983.

"Almanac - Exhibits",  Gannett Suburban Papers,  November 29, 1991, p. 16.  (B & W repro).

"Alumni News",  Syracuse University ISDP Newsletter,  Spring, 1995, p. 2.

"Amaryllis In Action - Art Exhibit",  The Bartlett Arboretum Newsletter,  Vol. 11,  No. 3,  Fall 1991.

Anderson, Lisa.  "The unique style of Anna B. Francis brings still subjects to life",  The Times Record, October 8, 1991, pp. 1 & 8.  (B & W repro.).

Anderson, Lincoln.  "Potent Still Lifes",   American Artist - Watercolor '90,  Spring 1990, pp 2, 14, 70-71.(Full Color Repros.)

Arnot, Christopher.  "In Praise of Portraits",  New Haven Independent,  May 7, 1989.

"Art and Antiques",  The Country Shopper,  Issue #201 ,December 1991 p. 45.  (B &W repro).

"Artists Create Baseball Card Renditions",  Fort Dodge Messenger,  September 11, 1993.

"Artists Palette",  The Suburban and Wayne Times, Vol. 109, No. 50, May 11, 1995, p.14, B & W repro.

"Art People", Art Matters (Philadelphia), December 1991, p. 4.

"Art People",  Art Matters,  September 1992, pp. 4 & 10.

"Art People",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 6.,  April 1993, p. 4.

"Arts and Flowers",   The Gardener's Gazette,  November/December 1990,  (Black and White repro.), Vol. 1 , No. 6, p.6.

"Arts and Entertainment",   The Philadelphia Tribune,  Friday, March 10, 1995  p.12-E. (B & W repro.)

"Art - Museums, Galleries",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  March 3, 1995, pp. 35, 38.

"The Artist and the Baseball Card",  Stamford Museum and Nature Center Newsletter,  March 1991, p. 1.

"The Artist and the Baseball Card",  Delaware Museum Quarterly,  Spring 1993, Vol. 12, p. 1, 6, 9.

"Associates in the News",  American Watercolor Society Newsletter,  Winter 1991, Number 59.

"Associates in the News",  American Watercolor Society Newsletter,  Summer 1991,  Number 60.

"Awash in Watercolor Waves", The Long Beach Island Summer Times,  July 1989.

Blau, Leslie.  "Watercolor L.B.I.",  Art Matters,  September 1989,  p.14.

Brodner, Howard.  "Make Room For Books Under the Christmas Tree",   Pennsylvania Valley News Dispatch, November 30, 1983.

Brooks, Pamela R.  "Anna B. Francis - Pleasant Dreams",  Eastern Massachusetts Book Review Group, Fall 1983.

Burt, David.  "Straight from the Art",  Art Beat - The Newsletter of the Silvermine Guild Arts Center, November 1990, p. 3.

Burt, David.  "Straight from the Art",  Art Beat - The Newsletter of the Silvermine Guild Arts Center, November 1991, p. 4.

"Call for Entries, 'Return to Beauty'", Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Newsletter, February, 1995, p. 3.

Chambless, John.  "Artist helps others get books into print",  The Daily Local News, West Chester, Pa.,  Sept. 14, 1992, p. D-3.  (B & W repro.)

Chambless, John.  "Art Association Shows its best",  The Daily Local News, West Chester, Pa.,  Oct. 24, 1992, p. D-1, D-2.  (Color photo.)

Chambless, John.  "Monumental Flowers & Black and White Worlds,"  The Daily Local News, West Chester, Pa.,  Dec. 2, 1994, p. D-1.  (Color photo.)

"Chester County Artists Featured,"  Community Courier,  November 30, 1994,  Vol. 5, No. 43.

Conkling, Winifred.  "Drawing Upon Her Childhood Dreams For A Book",  The Huntington Herald Dispatch, November 30, 1983.  (B & W repro.)

Crego, Alicia.  "Anna B. Francis, 'Thinking Big With Watercolors'",  Town Talk,  November 26, 1992, pp. 2W, 3W.  (B & W repros)

"Delaware Art Museum Looks at Sporting Art", Daily Local News, West Chester, Pa., April 30, 1993, p. 2.

Donahue, Victoria.  "Show with clarity and intensity of purpose",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  Sunday  May 14, 1995, p. cc7.

Donahue, Victoria.  "DCCA - Return to Beauty",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  Sunday  Dec. 10, 1995, p. cc5.

"Exhibit curator calls for 'Return to Beauty'",  Art Matters, Dec. 1995 /Jan. 1996, pp. 21, 22.

"Events of More Than Routine Interest", (B & W Repro.), Art Matters, June 1992, pp. 5, 6.

"Exhibits on View: Award Winners",  Stamford Art Association Newsletter,  Winter 1991, p. 1.

Fawcett, Dennis.  "Creative Arts Workshop Alive with "Still Life Now",   New Haven Info, May 1989.

Fawcett, Donna.  "Still Lifes Breach Traditional Boundaries",  New Haven Register,  May 28, 1989.

"Floral/landscape art classes offered at Longwood Gardens",  Greenville Community News,  May 10, 1994. (B&W repro)

"Floral Watercolors on Display at the Arboretum",  The Gardener's Gazette,  October 1991,  Vol. II,  No. 9,  p. 1.  (B&W repro).

"Four thumbs up (Letters)", The New Art Examiner,  Feb. 1995, p. 8.

"Francis and Allman exhibit at West Chester Gallery,"  Art Matters,   December 1994/ January 1995, Vol. 14, No. 5, p. 16.

"Francis Makes the Cover", (B & W Repro.), People,   The Lewisboro Ledger, May 14, 1992, p. B-1.

"Friends by Anna B. Francis is from Watercolor - Two Approaches",  (B & W Repro.), The Calendar,  Connecticut Weekly,  November 6, 1990,  p. W 7.

"Gallery Openings and Exhibits",  Country Calendar,  March 1995, Cover, pp. 5, 12, 13. (Cover, 3 B&W photos).

Gonzolez, Shirley.  "Diversity Meets Quality Face to Face in Portrait Show",   New Haven Register,  May 3, 1987,  p. D3.

Gonzolez, Shirley.  "Pearlstein Picks Eclectic Mix for Portrait Show",   New Haven Register,  April 19, 1987.

.Hanson, Bernard.  "Creative Arts Workshop Features Still Life Now",   The Middleton Press,  May 18, 1989,  p. 6.

Hanson, Bernard.  "Show Presents a Potpourri of Portraiture",   The Hartford Courant,   May 10, 1987.

Helfrich, Peter,  "Course in Children's Book Illustration Offered"  Art Matters,   Feb. 1994, Vol. 13, No. 5, p. 12.

"Hot Spots - Summer Pleasures Exhibiting at National Bank of Commerce",   Charleston Daily Mail,  August 18, 1989, p. D1.

"In the Arts",  Brandywine Currents,  March 9, 1995, p. BC6. (B&W photo).

Johe, Sarah.  "Green Monsters",  Charleston Daily Mail,  November 12, 1983.

Johnson, Jay.  "The Baseball Museum of Modern Art"  (Full color reproduction),  Beckett Monthly, May 1990, pp. 75-80.

"Katonah Artist at Bakers Cafe",  The Patent Trader, November 27, 1991, Vol. XXIV - 621, p. W7.  (B &W repro)

Koepcke, Robert.  "From forms to flowers",  The Kennett Paper, Vol. 9, No. 49, December 8, 1994, p. BC3.  (B &W repro)

Kirwin, Elizabeth.  "In conversation or repose, these flowers have a great deal to say",  Art Matters, Vol. 14, No. 8, April 1995,  p. 22.  (Full color repro)

"Life Size Watercolors Exhibited",  North County News, Vol. 14, No. 15, November 27, 1991, p. V9.  (B &W repro)

"Local Artists host Open Studio Tour"  Chester County Press,  Dec. 1, 1993.

"Local Artist Featured"  Chester County Press,  Feb. 15, 1995, p.3B. (B &W repro)

"Longwood Gardens - Drawing, watercolor classes"  Art Matters,  May 1994, Vol. 13, no. 8, p. 19.

"Main Street Minutes - Katonah",  The Country Shopper, Issue #200, November 1991, p. 9.

"March at Penn - Upcoming Exhibits",  Almanac,  March 1995, p. 1.  (B & W repro).

Martin, Kristyn. "Art Exhibit Features Two Chester Co. Artists",  The Quad,  Vol. 67, No. 9,  November 22, 1994, pp. 8, 9.  (B &W repro).

"Members Gallery at DCH",  DCCA Newsletter,  Jan. 1994, p. 1-3.  (B & W repro)

"Mengucci, Mary Ellen.  "Faculty Creativity - All Star Art",  Syracuse University Magazine,  March 1991,  Vol. 7, No. 3, p. 40.

Mullinax, Gary " Art Loop - 55 Hours",  The News Journal,  Jan. 7-9, 1994, p. 9.

Mullinax, Gary.  "Art Out of Left Field", Sunday News Journal, Wilmington, Del., April 25, 1993, p. H1, H3.

Munson, Marty.  "Best Studio Ideas",  The Artist's Magazine,  Vol. 9, No. 12,  December 1992, pp. 72-3.

"Native, a Watercolor by Floral Artist Anna B. Francis...",  Weekend Magazine - Acorn Press,  September 18, 1991,  Vol. 4,  No. 38,  p. 23. (B & W reproduction).

"Neighbors", (B & W Repro.), The Patent Trader, May 14, 1992, p. A-14.

The New York Times Sunday Edition , January 3, 1993, sect. BWC, p. 15, col. 1.

"Not to Be Missed",  Art Matters,  March 1995, Vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 5, 17.  (B & W repro).

O'Connell, Geoffry.  "Arts and Entertainment",  The Advocate and Greenwich Time,   March 3, 1991.

O'Connell, Geoffry.  "Faber Birren Color Show in 10th Year",  The Advocate and Greenwich Time,  Sunday, September 23, 1991.

Olderman, Maxine.  The New Haven Register,  April 30, 1989,  p. D-1, 3.

"On the Cover",  Art Now Gallery Guide, Philadelphia,  March 1995, Cover, pp. 3, 10. (2 full color repros.).

Palazzi, Lynne.  "Reviews - Rodger La Pelle Galleries 10th year Anniversary Exhibition",  Art Matters (Philadelphia), March 1991, p. 3.

Papazian, Lynn.  "Artists contribute work to benefit Bread & Roses",  Fairfield County Woman, November 1994, p. 34 -37. (B & W repro.)

"Pleasant Dreams",  Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, February 1984.

"Pleasant Dreams",  Kirkus Review, August 1984.

"Pleasant Dreams by Anna B. Francis", School Library Journal, August 1984.

Quillman, Catherine.,  "At University Gallery Art that offers vistas beyond the Brandywine.",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  Dec. 1, 1994, p. CC5. (B&W photos).

Quillman, Catherine.,  "Classes offered at Longwood to help artists blossom.",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  May 29, 1994, pp. CC1, CC3. (B&W photo).

Quillman, Catherine.,  "Seven Artists open studios to the public.",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  Dec. 2, 1993, p. CC7 .

"Reaffirming beauty",  The Kennett Paper (Currents),  Nov. 9-15, 1995;  p. B-3.

"Return to Beauty at the DCCA",  Big Shout Magazine,  Nov. 1995;  p. 16.

"'Return to Beauty' Rediscovers the Aesthetic Experience",  DCCA Newsletter,  Nov. 1995, p. 1.

"Seeing Ourselves in Print",  American Watercolor Society Newsletter,   Summer 1990, p. 14.

Scwendenwein, Jude.  "Artists in New Haven Exhibit Take Innovative Approach to Still Life",  Hartford Courant,  May 1987.

"Shop Talk",  Sunrise Museum Newsletter,  October 1983; vol. 9, No. 7, pp.5.  (B&W Repro.)

Sozanski, Edward J.,  "Sport as Art:  Two Exhibits",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  May 23, 1993, p. F1, F4.

Sozanski, Edward J.,  "Art - Museums, Galleries" (Science Center Review),  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  Friday, March, 1995, Weekend Magazine, p. 34.

"Sporting Art - From England with Love",  Spur Magazine;  Vol.XXV,  No.2,  Nov./Dec. 1989,  p.67 (B & W photo).

"Spike Jones",  Westchester Art News,  Vol. 12, No. 10, p. 5.  (B & W repro)

Spillane, Margaret.  "A Place for Faces - Contemporary Portraits Breath New Life into a Maligned Genre",  The New Haven Advocate,  May 4, 1987.

Spillane, Margaret.  "Energized Still Life at C.A.W.",  New Haven Independent,   May 18, 1989.

"This Weekend's Winners",  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  Dec. 3, 1993, p. W2.

Ward, Michael,  "Letter From the Editor",  (Full color reproduction),   The Artists Magazine,  August 1990,  p.4.

"Weekend", The Advocate/Greenwich Time,  September 20, 1991.

"Watercolors Show Two Views on Still Lifes",  The New Canaan Advertiser,   November 15, 1990.

"What's Art?", The Nantucket Beacon, July 24, 1991, p.38, (B & W repro.)

"What's Happening", Welcomat/Philadelphia Weekly, March 1, 1995, p.45.

"Winners announced from the Woodmere Annual",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 7., May 1993, p. 4.

Zimmer, William.  "79 Portraits in New Haven",  The New York Times, May 24, 1987, p. 28.

COURSES

COURSES PREVIOUSLY TAUGHT BY ANNA B. FRANCIS INCLUDE:

Drawing: Basic to Advanced Levels:

Emphasizing eye to hand co-ordination and the ability to see.  Making use of still life and figure set-ups, exercises range from very quick sketches to longer term finished drawings.  While the traditional fundamentals of drawing are emphasized, development of spontaneity and personal style are encouraged.

Watercolor: Basic to Advanced Levels:

Focus is on mastering the techniques of watercolor to meet individual painting goals.  Proper use of materials is emphasized.  A good course for those who have previously been frustrated by attempts at using watercolor.  A variety of still life and model set-ups are presented with the purpose of inspiring student to develop their own painting projects.

Pastel: Basic to Advanced:

Emphasis on strengthening basic drawing techniques and color theory as it applies to the use of pastel.  Students are encouraged to experiment with under painting in watercolor or gouache.  Preparation of specialized supports and surfaces is discussed.

Oil Painting:

Palette layout, color mixing and theory, oil painting techniques and materials. Composition, choice of subject matter, use of lighting.

Basic Painting:

Making use of still life and model set-ups, proper use of a variety of materials and techniques is taught.  Basic drawing skills are reviewed.  Color theory is emphasized.

Portraiture – oil painting:

Focus on capturing the likeness and personality of portrait subjects.  Basic drawing skills are reviewed and developed as pertains to portraiture.  Proper set up of the model, lighting, backgrounds and environments are discussed thoroughly.

Still Life Painting – all media:

Emphasis on composition, choice of subject matter, use of lighting, development of personal themes.  Review of basic drawing skills, painting techniques, composition, and color theory.

Portfolio Development:

Primarily a critique class focusing on individual goals.  Goals have included development of portfolios by: high-school students for application to art schools or colleges; commercial illustrators seeking to market their work, and artists seeking to improve their portfolios for exhibition or gallery submissions.   Development of a personalized coherent style is emphasized.  Selection, organization, arrangement and presentation of samples is covered.  Business procedures, marketing and legal rights of the artist are explained.

Children's Book Illustration:

The purpose of this class is to encourage and inspire students to produce and sell his or her own children's book.  How a children's book gets from the initial idea phase to the final printed and bound edition will be covered.  Methods of choosing a publisher and marketing methods for your own proposed book will be explained.  Business practices, legal rights, and basic pricing guidelines will be covered.  Commercial printers' and artist' color separation techniques will be included.  An overview of mechanicals, print production, type and binding as relevant to the field of children's books will be presented.  While and inspiring variety of homework assignments will supplement students' own personal projects and directions, invaluable constructive interaction will be provided by group critiques.  The emphasis of this class will be on the development of a completed book dummy and self-promotion package/portfolio, which will sell your book.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY PUBLISHED AUTHORED WORK BY ANNA B. FRANCIS

"Amaryllis in Action", feature article,  Artist's Magazine, Vol. VIII, No. 5, May 1991, pp. 62-67.

"Amaryllis in Action - Demonstration",  Basic Flower Painting - Techniques in Watercolor.  Ed.Rachel Rubin Wolf.  North Light Books, 1996.  pp. 58 - 63.

"An Artist of Note",  The Chronicle of the Horse;  Vol. L,  No. 2,   Jan. 9, 1987,  p. 36.

"Art in Bloom - Annual Tribute to Spring:  Artworks Fine Art and Craft,"  Art Matters,   May 1994, Vol. 13, No. 8, p. 5.

"Barbara Patrizzi - Saint Joseph's University",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 6, April 1993, p. 2.

"Can You Tell City Hall? (Diane Dalto)",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 4, December 1992/January 1993,  Front page & p. 2.

"Concerning the Spiritual in Art:  Chester Springs Studio,"  Art Matters,  May 1994, Vol. 13, No. 8, p. 19.

"Children's Book Illustrations - Charles Santore at the Brandywine River Museum",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 5, February 1993, p. 1.

"Deja Vu: The Resnick Collection",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 10, July /August 1993, p. 2.

"English Equestrian Sporting Artists: The Similarities and Differences between Michael Lyne's Personal Influences and Methods of Approach as Compared to that of his Predecessors and Contemporaries" - M.F.A. Research, Syracuse University, 1988.

"Exhibit curator calls for 'Return to Beauty'",  Art Matters, Dec. 1995 /Jan. 1996, pp. 21, 22.

"Fleisher Art Memorial Challenge Exhibition",  Art Matters ,  Vol. 12, No. 3, November 1992, p. 1.

"Field Trip: Hudson River Drawings at Brandywine,"  Art Matters,   Sept. 1994, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 5.

"Fooling the Eye", (feature article)   Artist's Magazine,   August 1993, Vol. X, No. 8, pp. 42-47.

"For a Limited Time only: Shaugnessy at DCCA,"  Art Matters,   December 1994/ January 1995, Vol. 14, No. 5, p. 5.

"Forging a Winning Team"   Artist's Magazine,   February 1994, Vol. XI, No. 2, p. 20.

"Free Library Exhibition an Abecedarian Adventure",  Art Matters, Vol. 13, No. 1, Oct. 1993, p. 8.

"Henry Loustau's wild installation touches down in West Chester,"  Art Matters,   October 1994, Vol. 14, No. 2, p. 5.

"How to Think Big in Watercolor", (Cover illustration and feature article),  Artist's Magazine, Vol. IX, No. 5, May 1992, cover and pp. 66 - 70.

"Preparing a portfolio presentation for a publisher." Lecture/Presentation.  Diamond State Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc.    Wilmington, Delaware, 23 Feb. 1993.

Lecture/Presentation.  Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Gallery Talk.  "Return to Beauty" - curator Anna B. Francis and exhibiting artists discuss the work and ideas behind the show."  Wilmington, Delaware, 14 Nov. 1995.

Lecture/Presentation.  Art Department, West Chester University.  "In conjunction with her exhibition at the McKinney Gallery, Anna B. Francis discusses her paintings and offers BFA candidates advice on portfolio development."  West Chester, Pennsylvania,  14 Dec. 1994.

"Louise Desalvor-Masi, Etta Winigrad, and Sissy Pizzollo: Muse Gallery",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 6, April 1993, p. 9.

"Lyne of Art", (cover and feature article) The Bloodhorse;  Vol. CXII,  No. 13,  March 29,1986, pp. 2336 -2339.

"Mitch Lyons: A master colorist printing with clay at Rosenfeld Gallery," Art Matters, November 1994, Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 5.

"On & Off the Beaten Path:  The Brandywine Region - Part I"  Art Matters,   Dec. 1993/Jan. 1994 Vol. 13, No. 4, p. 3.

"Paint Crisp, Realistic Watercolors - David Coolidge", (cover and feature article), Artist's Magazine,  August 1992, Vol. IX, No. 8, pp. 36-41.

Pleasant Dreams,  Holt, Rinehart, Winston,  1983. (Full color, 32 page children's picture book.)

"Profile - Ted Rose - Locomotion", (feature article)  Southwest Art, Vol. 22., No. 1., June 1993, pp. 12, 55, 56, 57, 58.

"Call for Entries, 'Return to Beauty'",  Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Jan., 1995.

"Curators' Statement for the Exhibition Catalogue",  Return to Beauty,  Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Nov. 3, 1995, pp. 2-3.

"Still Lifes by Iona Fromoluti,"  Art Matters,   July/August 1994, Vol. 13, No. 10, p. .

"Selections from the Butler Institute of American Art at the Brandywine River Museum",  Art Matters, Vol. 13, No. 3, Nov. 1993, pp. 6 & 7.

"'Tele-visions' or 'Tuning In': New Paintings by Rodger La Pelle",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 4, December 1992/January 1993, p. 8.

"The Artist and the Baseball Card",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 9, June 1993, p. 7.

"The Brandywine Valley: An Introduction to its Cultural Treasures" by James Wamsley. (book review)  Artist's Magazine,   May 1993, Vol. X, No. 5, pp. 22A, 23A.

"The New Forest Pony", The Chronicle of the Horse; Vol. XLVIII, No. 6, November 15, 1985,  pp. 65-66.

"The Private Eye",  Art Matters, Vol. 13, No. 3, Nov. 1993, p. 7.

"Traveling the Long Road to Recognition", (feature article)  American Artist, Vol. 55,  No. 584,  March 1991, pp. 41-45.

"Trudy Kraft - Mixed Media on Paper:  Axis Gallery"  Art Matters,   April 1994, Vol. 13, No. 7, p. 5.

"Watercolorists Introduction to Paper"   Artist's Magazine,   Jan. 1992, Vol. IX, No. 1, pp. 66, 76, 78.

"Women's Caucus for Art 2nd Annual Exhibition",  Art Matters, Vol. 12, No. 5, March 1993, p. 8.

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