Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Francesca Fuchs

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Houston, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Francesca Fuchs was born in London and grew up in Germany. She had a solo show at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2007) and has been the recipient of two Artadia Awards. At MacDowell, she made 16 small sketches on cotton board and eight acrylic paintings on canvas. They are the beginning of a series that meditates on the nature of still life via the everyday objects that are left behind when someone dies. The paintings are to be part of her next solo show.



Francesca Fuchs worked in the Eastman studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, this century-old farm building was reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built in 1915 to house a forge and provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for…

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