fran alexander
acrylic and mixed media artist


(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!

(posted on 20 Aug 2018)

They're small and mighty. I created a series of smaller pieces on wood panels with bears as my muse. It allows me to quickly study my subject, and inject new ideas. Next up, bigger paintings that will challenge me in another way. Enjoy!

(posted on 1 Jul 2018)

Abstract vs Realism
"Abstract/Realism" explores the right-handed/left-side debate by having 13 artists compose two pieces of work - one realism, the other on abstraction. Will artists who typically work in realism have trouble creating an abstract piece and vice-versa? 
See them all at the CityScape Gallery

(posted on 30 Jun 2018)

Happy Canada Day!

Gallery 8 on Salt Spring Island hosts my flag paintings.

(posted on 17 Jun 2018)

The 8th annual Mid Main Art Fair was a wonderfully successful art event. Myself and Elisabeth Sommerville were it's coordinators for this years event. Quality art at a Vancouver historic venue. 

(posted on 29 Mar 2018)

Gallery 8 is a beautiful art space situated on one of BC's Gulf Islands. 

(posted on 3 Mar 2018)

A Honorable Mention for On Thin Ice from the Federation of Canadian Artists. 

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