fran alexander
Acrylic and Mixed Media Artist

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(posted on 29 Mar 2020)

Sit back and enjoy! I had fun creating with the help of my in-house film specialist,
 this video showcasing "Rainforest Spirit Bears". Stay healthy on and all!

 

 

(posted on 8 Mar 2020)

A lovely double page feature in Arabella Art Magazine's February 2020 issue. 
As great galleries go, Gallery 8, on Salt Spring Island is a gem promoting my art.
  

 

(posted on 23 Nov 2019)

A new painting has arrived at YVR's International Terminal, Gate E71.
Spot it if you can!

(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. 

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