FRANCESCA FUCHS               

EDUCATION

1995 Meisterschülerin, Prof. Tony Cragg, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1993 BFA, Fine Art, Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art, London, England
1989 BA Hons, Modern Languages, Bristol University, England

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2018 Art League Houston 2018 Texas Artist of the Year
2018 Support for Artists & Creative Individuals Grant Award, Houston Arts Alliance, TX
2017 MacDowell Colony, Josephine Mercy Heathcote Fellow, Peterborough, NH
2013 Individual Artist Grant New Works Fellowship, Houston Arts Alliance, TX
2012 Artadia Award, The Fund for Art and Dialogue, New York, NY
2006 Hunting Art Prize
2006 Artadia Award, The Fund for Art and Dialogue, New York, NY
1996-98 Core Artist-In-Residence Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
1995-96 Sculpture Research Fellow, Cheltenham College of Art, England

TALKS & PANELS

2015 Artist's Eye, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth
2006 The Artist's Eye, The Menil Collection, Houston
2004 Core Artist-In-Residence Selection Committee, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2000 Tuesday Evening At The Modern, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth

SELECTED ONE & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018 Something, Art League Houston, Houston , Texas
How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2017 North Exterior Wall, Mural Project, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
2016 Chris Bradley/Francesca Fuchs, Permanent.Collection, Austin, Texas
2015 Xmas Trees, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas          
2014 Again once more, University Galleries, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2013 Francesca Fuchs/Paul P., The Suburban, Oak Park, Illinois
Paintings of Framed Paintings, Prints and Photos, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2012 Paintings of Paintings, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2007 Perspectives 155: Francesca Fuchs, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
2005 Mom, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2002 Saloon: Francesca Fuchs, Martin Woehrl, Homeroom, Munich, Germany
1998 Serenade and other works, Texas Gallery, 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
2016 Garage Sale, And  So  Can You, 2619 Arbor St, Houston, TX (Max C. Fields)
2014 Happy Homemakers: The Pleasures and Perils of Domestic Life, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX (curated by Toby Kamps)
2010 No Barrier Fun, Lisa Cooley, New York, New York
2008 Reality Check, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Learning by Doing: 25 Years of the Core Program (Part I), Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas        
2007 Don't Mess With Texas, Nathan Larramendi Gallery, Ojai, California
2006 Xtraordinary, Arthouse, Austin, TX(with Katrina Moorhead, Thomas Glassford)
2005 Drive Friendly, Ibid Projects, London, England
Wallpainting, University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (Frances Colpitt)
2002 Blip, Contemporary Arts Museum of the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
2001 New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
2000 Thrifting, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York, New York
Natural Deceits, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
Out of the Ordinary, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Ludwig Schwarz, Brad Tucker, Katrina Moorhead, Francesca Fuchs, Inman Gallery    
1999 Material Process Memory, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, Texas
Growing Up Post Modern, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois
5 Artists, New Work, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
1998 Nirvana, The British Council Window Gallery, Prague
Core Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
1997 Core Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
1996 Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England
1995 Rundgang 1995, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1992/93 New Contemporaries 1992, Cornerhouse, Manchester; ICA, London, England

SELECTED PRESS