Francesca Fuchs

Exhibitions

Xmas Trees, 2015, Talley Dunn Gallery
Paintings of Paintings, 2012, Talley Dunn Gallery

Biography

Education

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

Grants And Awards

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 Finalist Grant
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

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Chris Bradley/ Francesca Fuchs, Permanent Collection, Austin, Texas
2015

Francesca Fuchs, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, Texas
Xmas Trees, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2014 again once more, The University Galleries, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2013

Re-Collection: Paintings of Framed Paintings, Prints and Photos, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
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, 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
Wallpaper, Annex, Conduit Gallery, Dallas
1999 Prototypes, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
1998 Serenade and other works, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
1997 Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
Bent pipe and watercooler, Collective Gallery, Project Room, Edinburgh

Group Exhibitions

2017 American Genre: Contemporary Painting, The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine
2016 Still(ed) Life, Part 1, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Garage Sale, And So Can You, 2619 Arbor St, Houston, Texas
2015 Destination Unknown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Plant People, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
2014 Happy Homemakers, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, Texas
2013 Back Room, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
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

Press

2015 Simek, Peter, "5 Art Openings for Your Weekend," D Magazine, November
2013 "Francesa Fuchs," Art ltd Magazine, November
2013 Klassmeyer, Kelly, 'Found Objects,' Houston Press, 9/26/13. Vol. 25, No. 39, pg. 27 illust.
Hooper, Rachel, 'Francesca Fuchs: (Re)Collection:' Art Ltd., Nov/Dec 2013 pg.40 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,' Huffingtonppost.com, 11/7/12
2010 Fielder, Garland, 'Critics' Picks: Francesca Fuchs,' Artforum.com, 3/3/2010, Illustration Brit, Douglas, 'Painting of paintings garner mixed results,' Houston Chronicle, 3/26/2010, p. E3
Smith, Roberta, 'Varieties of Abstraction/Lisa Cooley Fine Art,' New York Times, 8/6/2010
2007

Perspectives 155: Francesca Fuchs, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, curated by Paola Morsiani; catalog essay by Paola Morsiani
White, Michelle, 'Francesca Fuchs: Perspective 155,' Artlies 54, Summer 2007, p. 91, Illustration
Brit, Douglas, 'Warming up to strange, gigantic babies,' Houston Chronicle, 4/2/2007, p. E2, Illustration
Mitchell, Charles Dee, 'Francesca Fuchs at the Contemporary Art Museum,' Art in America, Decemeber 2007, p. 164, Illustration

2006 Allen, Wren M., 'London Review: Bill Davenport, Francesca Fuchs and Brad Tucker, Ibid Projects' Artlies 49, Winter 2006, p. 120
2005 Wall Painting, UTSA Art Gallery, The Unversity of Texas at San Antonio, curated by Frances Colpitt; catalog essays by Frances Colpitt and Carolee Moore
Perez, David Mitchell, 'Painting Attack,' glasstire.com, 1/14/2005, (illustration)
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'Breast in Show,' glasstire.com, 1/14/2005 (illustration)
Kutner, Janet, 'Paint Ball,' Dallas Morning News, p. 12E, 2/22/2005 (illustration)
Morsiani, Paola, 'A Conversation on Painting,' Artlies 47, SUmmer 2005, p. 38 (illustration)
Jankauskas, Jennifer,'Wall Painting at UTSA gallery,' glasstire.com, 10/1/2005
2004 Glassell Studio School Faculty Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
2003 Johnson, Patricia C., 'Smile: Portraits prompt grins', Houston Chronicle, 3/20/2003 (illustration)
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'Fusion Art,' Houston Press, 3/27/2003 (illustration)
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Artadia: Put the Money where the art is,' Houston Chronicle, 4/27/2003 (illustration)
2002 Pugh, Clifford, 'Provocative Passions', Houston Chronicle, 10/20/2002
2001 New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, catalog essay by Susie Rosmarin
Cotter, Holland, 'Thrifting', The New York Times, 1/5/2001
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'West Coast Cool', Houston Press, 7/19/2001 (illustration)
Tyson, Janet S., 'Hot Spots, Texas'', Artpapers, July/August 2001
Colpitt, Frances, 'Report From New Orleans', Art in Amercia, November 2001 (illustration)
2000

Natural Deceits, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, catalog essay by Michael Auping
Out of the Ordinary, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, catalog essay by Walter Hoops
Stoland, Laura, 'Growing Up Post Modern', New Art Examiner, 2/2000
McCabe, Bret, 'Martin Delabano, Francesca Fuchs', The Met, 3/8-15/2000 (illustration)
Kutner, Janet, 'Impostor art disguises meanings', Dallas Morning News, 5/14/2000
Daniel, Mike, 'Natural Deceits', The Guide, Dallas Morning News, 5/21/2000 (illustration)
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'De-meaning Objects', Houston Press, 6/29/2000
Weinstein, Joel, 'Natural Deceits', Artlies #27, Summer 2000
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'Everyday Art', Houston Press, 8/24/2000
Colpitt, Frances, 'Report from Houston, Space City takes Off', Art in America, October 2000
Johnson, Ken, 'Thrifting', The New York Times, Art Guide, 12/22/2000

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
Irvine, Alexandra, catalog essay for Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Gulf Coast Visions', Houston Chronicle, 3/11/1998 (illustration)
Tyson, Janet, 'Cool in the abstract', Fort Worth Star Telegram, 8/13/1998 (illustration)
Mitchell, Charles Dee, 'Get a jump on the gallery season with two early entries', The Dallas Morning News, 9/11/1998 (illustration)
Dewan, Shaila, 'Shelf Life', Houston Press, 12/3/1998 (illustration)
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Gursky goes abstract, Fuchs goes for effect', Houston Chronicle, 12/15/1998
1997 Core 1997, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, catalog essay by Frances Colpitt
Anspon, Catherine, 'Cutting Edge Core Show', Public News, Houston, 3/19/1997
Dewan, Shaila, 'Best show in Houston', Houston Press, 9/18/1997
1992 B.T. New Contemporaries 1992