Fran Alexander
Acrylic and Mixed Media Artist

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(posted on 3 Nov 2019)

Gallery 8, on beautiful Salt Spring Island is having its annual Christmas small works show.
I'm proud to include these four 8X10" painted on handcrafted wood cradled panel in the show.  
https://www.gallery8saltspring.com
 

With proceeds going to the Canuck Place Children's Hospice, the Mountain Galleries and the Fairmont Hotel invited 9 artists to paint live in the hotel lobby. Our paintings are on display in the hotel lobby from Dec. 15-Jan. 4, in tandem with an online auction raising funds. 

 

(posted on 22 Oct 2019)

New paintings delivered this weekend to the Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. 
A steady stream of visitors arrived for the Whistler Art Walk. 


 

(posted on 14 Mar 2019)

Visitor ready, Gallery 8 features several of my pieces. A wall of bears!

(posted on 17 Feb 2019)

Putting art into different environments and spaces helps visualize their placement.
Some good design ideas!

(posted on 15 Jan 2019)

I love experimenting with new material and mediums.
Cold wax is a beeswax, gamsol, and resin medium that can be added to oil paints to create texture. For me, it's a good medium to use for abstract painting. 

(posted on 11 Dec 2018)

Sleuth, the bear hangs along with the other AFCA awards winners until Dec. 22, 2018. 

Humbled to be awarded Honorable Mention at this year's AFCA show.
The signature members are a talented bunch of artists. 

A lovely group of philanthropic women, the Vancouver Art Gallery Associates visit my studio.  
They heard first hand my story as a working artist. 

 

(posted on 2 Oct 2018)

On any domestic flight at YVR ( Vancouver's airport), one display case is home to two of my paintings, presently located near Gate C40. Enjoy some art before departure!

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