FRANCESCA FUCHS
1125 E 11th Street, Houston TX 77009, 713 863 7112, email: thisfrancescafuchs(at)gmail.com

Education
Meisterschülerin, Prof. Tony Cragg, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany, 1995
B.A. Hons in Fine Art, Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art, London, 1993

Awards/Fellowships

2017 MacDowell Fellowship
2013 Individual Artist Grant Recipient, Houston Arts Alliance
2012 Artadia Award
2008 Individual Artist Grant Recipient, Houston Arts Alliance
2006 Hunting Art Prize
2006 Artadia Award
2003 Cultural Arts Council of Houston, Individual Artist Grant
1996/98 Core artist in residence, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas
1995/96 Sculpture research fellow at Cheltenham College of Art, UK
1992 Exchange program Universidad de Belles Artes, Bilbao, Spain

One and Two Person Exhibitions
2016 Chris Bradley/ Francesca Fuchs, Permanent.Collection, Austin, Texas
2015 Xmas Trees, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2015 Francesca Fuchs: Selected Paintings 2004 - 2015, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
2014 again once more, The University Galleries, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2013 (Re)Collection: Paintings of Framed Paintings, Prints, Photographs and Drawings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2013 Francesca Fuchs/Paul P., The Suburban, Oak Park, Illinois
2012 Paintings of Paintings, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2007 Perspectives 155: Francesca Fuchs, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas
2005 Mom, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2004 New Work, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
2003 Portrait Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2002 Saloon: Francesca Fuchs, Martin Woehrl, Homeroom, Munich, Germany
2001 Colorcode: Francesca Fuchs, Aaron Parazette, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, Texas
2000 Sleeping In, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2000 Wallpaper, Annex, Conduit Gallery, Dallas
1999 Prototypes, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
1998 Serenade and other works, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
1997 Scenic Interlude (with music), Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
1997 Bent pipe and watercooler, Collective Gallery, Project Room, Edinburgh

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
American Genre: Contemporary Painting, ICA at MECA, Portland, Maine (Michelle Grabner)
2016
Still(ed) Life, Part 1, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Garage Sale, And So Can You, 2619 Arbor St, Houston, Texas (Max C. Fields)
2015
Plant People, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
Destination Unkown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014
Happy Homemakers: The Pleasures and Perils of Domestic Life, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, Texas (curated by Toby Kamps)
2012
In Plain Sight, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas
The Big Show 7, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
2010
No Barrier Fun, Lisa Cooley, New York
Don't I know you, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
40, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2008
Learning by Doing, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Reality Check, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
2007
Don't Mess with Texas, Nathan Larramendi Gallery, Ojai, California
Artadia...reprised, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
The Language of Painting, University Gallery, Texas A&M, Commerce, Texas (curated by Michael Odom)
2006
Xtraordinary, Arthouse, Austin, Texas (curated by Sue Graze)
2005
Texas Show, Ibid Projects, London, England
Wallpainting, University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, (curated by Frances Colpitt)
New Texas Painting, DiverseWorks, Houston, Texas
Painting Attack, Dallas Contemporary Arts Center, Dallas, Texas
2004
Camp Lucky: Summer of Carnage, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas
Hyper"real"ism, Fellowship series VI, Space 125, Cultural Arts Council of Houston
Glassell Studio School Faculty Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
2003
Patterns & Serial Randomness, Beaker Gallery, Tampa, Florida
Size Matters, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2002
Blip, Contemporary Art Museum of the University of South Florida, Tampa
Hard Core, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston
Million Dollar Hotel, Holiday Inn Select, Houston, Texas
2001
New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans
2000
Thrifting, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York
Out of the Ordinary, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Positexan, Project, Wichita, Kansas (curated by Michael Odom)
Natural Deceits, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
Ludwig Schwarz, Brad Tucker, Katrina Moorhead, Francesca Fuchs, Inman Gallery, Houston
Firesale 2000, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1999
Material Process Memory, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX
Growing Up Post Modern, University Galleries, Normal, IL
Size Matters, Gail Gates Gallery et al, Brooklyn, New York
5 Artists, New Work, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
1998
A Cool Show, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas
Nirvana, The British Council Window Gallery, Prague
Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Core Show, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1997
Our Own Brits, Subspace, Diverseworks, Houston
Equal Pay, Revolution Summer Artspace, Houston
Core Show, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1996
Fellas '96, Pittville Gallery, Cheltenham, UK
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1995
Rundgang 1995, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1994
Klasse Cragg, Galerie Annelie Brusten, Wuppertal, Germany
1993
Western Exposure, Riverside Studios, London
Art Cologne 1993, Cologne art fair, (Janus Avivson Gallery)
1992/93
B.T. New Contemporaries 1992
venues included: Cornerhouse, Manchester; and the Institute for Contemporary Arts (ICA), London

Reviews/Articles
2015

Gregory, Casey,'Suggesting the Eternal' Arts + Culture, artsandculturetx.com, 12/4/2015
Simek, Peter, "5 Art Openings for Your Weekend," D Magazine, November
2013

Hooper, Rachel,'Francesca Fuchs: (Re)Collection:' Art Ltd. , Nov/Dec 2013, p.40 illust.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'Found Objects,' Houston Press, 9/26/13, Vol 25, No 39, p.27 illust.
2012
O'Neil, Robyn, 'Francesca Fuchs: Paintings of Paintings at Talley Dunn Gallery,' Glasstire.com, 10/9/12
Zevitas, Steven, '14 Must-See Painting Shows: October', Huffingtonpost.com, 11/7/12
Mora, Patricia, 'Francesca Fuchs at Talley Dunn', Dallas Morning News, 10/15/12, p. 6E illust.
2010
Smith, Roberta, 'Varieties of Abstraction/Lisa Cooley Fine Art,' New York Times, 8/6/2010 Fielder, Garland, `Critics' Picks: Francesca Fuchs,' Artforum.com, 3/3/2010, Illustration
Brit, Douglas, 'Paintings of paintings garner mixed results,' Houston Chronicle, 3/26/10, p.E3
2007
Mitchell, Charles Dee, `Francesca Fuchs at the Contemporary Art Museum,' Art in America, Dec 2007, p.164, Illustration
Brit, Douglas, `Warming up to srtange, gigantic babies,' Houston Chronicle, 4/2/07, p.E2, Illustration
White, Michelle, `Francesca Fuchs: Perspectives 155,' Artlies 54, Summer 2007, p.91, Illustration
2006
Allen, Wren M., `London Review: Bill Davenport, Francesca Fuchs and Brad Tucker, Ibid Projects' Artlies 49, winter 2006, p.120
2005
Jankauskas, Jennifer,`Wall Painting at UTSA gallery,' glasstire.com, 10/1/05
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, `Breast in Show,' glasstire.com, 1/14/05 (illustration)
Kutner, Janet, `Paint Ball,' Dallas Morning News, p.12E, 2/22/05 (illustration)
Perez, David Michael, `Painting Attack,' glasstire.com, 1/14/05 (illustration)
Morsiani, Paola, `A Conversation on Painting,' Artlies 47, summer 2005, p.38 (illustration)
2003
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Artadia: Put the Money where the art is', Houston Chronicle, 4/27/03 (illustration)
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, `Fusion Art', Houston Press, 3/27/03 (illustration)
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Smile: Portraits prompt grins', Houston Chronicle, 3/20/03 (illustration)
2002
Pugh, Clifford, `Provocative Passions', Houston Chronicle, 10/20/02
2001
Colpitt, Frances, `Report From New Orleans', Art in America, November 2001 (illustration)
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, `West Coast Cool', Houston Press, 7/19/01 (illustration)
Tyson, Janet S., `Hot Spots, Texas', Artpapers, July/August 2001
2000
Colpitt, Frances, `Report from Houston, Space City takes Off,' Art in America, October 2000
Cotter, Holland, `Thrifting', The New York Times, 1/5/01
Daniel, Mike, 'Natural Deceits', The Guide, Dallas Morning News, 5/21/00, (illustration)
Johnson, Ken, `Thrifting,' The New York Times, Art Guide, 12/22/00
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'De-meaning Objects', Houston Press, 6/29/2000
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'Everyday Art', Houston Press, 8/24/00
Kutner, Janet, 'Impostor art disguises meanings', Dallas Morning News, 5/14/00
McCabe, Bret, 'Martin Delabano, Francesca Fuchs', The Met, 3/8 - 15/2000 (illustration)
Stoland, Laura, 'Growing Up Post Modern', New Art Examiner, 2/2000
Weinstein, Joel, 'Natural Deceits', Artlies #27, Summer 2000
1998
Dewan, Shaila, 'Shelf Life', Houston Press, 12/3/98 (illustrations)
Irvine, Alexandra, catalog essay for Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Gulf Coast Visions', Houston Chronicle, 3/11/98 (illustration)
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Gursky goes abstract, Fuchs goes for effect', Houston Chronicle, 12/15/98
Mitchell, Charles Dee, 'Get a jump on the gallery season with two early entries',
The Dallas Morning News, 9/11/98 (illustration)
Tyson, Janet, 'Cool in the abstract', Fort Worth Star Telegram, 8/13/98 (illustration)
1997
Anspon, Catherine, 'Cutting Edge Core Show', Public News, Houston, 3/19/97
Dewan, Shaila, 'Best show in Houston', Houston Press, 9/18/97

Publications
2008
Core: Artists and Critics in Residence, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2007
Perspectives 155: Francesca Fuchs, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, curated by Paola Morsiani;
catalog essay by Paola Morsiani
2005
Wall Painting, UTSA Art Gallery, The University of Texas at San Antonio, curated by Frances Colpitt;
catalog essays by Frances Colpitt and Carolee Moore
2004
Glassell Studio School Faculty Exhibtion, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
2001
New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, catalog essay by Susie Rosmarin
2000
Natural Deceits, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, catalog essay by Michael Auping
Out of the Ordinary, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, catalog essay by Paola Morsiani
1999
5 Artists, New Work, DiverseWorks, Houston, catalog essay by Walter Hopps
1998
Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, catalog essay by Alexandra Irvine
A Cool Show, Arlington Museum of Art, Texas, catalog essay by Michael Odom
Core 1998, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, catalog essay by Lane Relyea
1997
Core 1997, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, catalog essay by Frances Colpitt
1992
B.T. New Contemporaries 1992

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