The Art of Fran Beallor  -   Artist’s Resume

Museum Collections

2015   Through Another Looking Glass in the collection of the Copelouzas Art Museum, Athens, Greece

2014   The Unity Canvas a 9/11 tribute was officially voted into the collection of the 9/11 Memorial

          Museum in, New York, NY. My painting, Through His Eyes, is included in the Unity Canvas

          Unity Canvas Time Frame:

2007   Unity Canvas exhibited in Preserving 9/11 Voices of 9/11 Sixth Anniversary Forum, NY, NY

2006   Unity Canvas exhibited at Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York, NY

2002   Unity Canvas exhibited at Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Feature Articles & Interviews

2014    American Arts Quarterly Blog Fran Beallor: A-Self-Portrait-a-Day 2010 by Meredith Bergmann

                   See:   July edition

2012    WBAI 99.5fm live interview go to Five OClock Shadow Wed 11/28/12 5pm

2011    Eight Video Features on the work of Fran Beallor for the GeoBeats expert series online

2008    Plan a visit to 'Accidental Encounters': Lotus Fine Art exhibits works of Fran Beallor

                                                link to interview by Barbara Gallo Farrell, Poughkeepsie Journal, September 4

2006    Citywide: NYU's arts show, Radio Interview with Alexander Schoenfeld, September

                                                 89.1 FM via the web

2002    Your Art Through the Ages by Kristin Godsey, Artist’s Sketchbook, September edition

           Reflecting on Still Lifes by Kristin Godsey, The Artist’sMagazine, Summer edition

1994    Mirror Images by Eunice Agar, American Artist Magazine, NYC, November edition

Selected Solo Shows

2012    Accidental Encounters – Guild Gallery, New York City

2008    Lotus Fine Arts Gallery, Woodstock, New York

2005    Still Lives & City Scenes – Paris Gallery, New York City

1997    First Encounters – Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey

1994    REALizations – William Carlos Williams Center for the Arts, Rutherford, New Jersey

1990    Tranquility of the East – Grand Central Art Galleries, New York City

1988    Light in the Air – Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York City

1980    Ernesto Mayans, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1978    John O'Rourke Gallery, New York City



Selected Exhibitions

2015    Sideshow Nation lll Circle the Wagons Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, New York

           Repeat After Me: Pattern, Series and Repetition Studio 5404 Gallery, Massepequa, New York

                 Affordable Art Fair – with Julio Valdez Studios, New York City

2014    Desert Island’s Pop-up Book Show – SculptureCenter, Long Island City, New York

            Time Frames Marking Time - Westbeth Art Gallery, New York City

           Hullaballoo – Fountain Art Fair, 71st Regiment Armory, New York City

            Winter Show – Julio Valdez Project Studios, New York City

2013    The Hullaballoo Collective – Fountain Art Fair, 69th Regiment Armory, New York City

            Dog, Dog, Cat! – Art at First Gallery, New York City

2012    WBAI live event/exhibition – Steven Kasher Gallery, Chelsea, New York City

           Toys and ‘Toons – Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey

            Occupy Potatoes – Islip Museum, Long Island, New York

            Joie de Vivre – Paul Seftel Project Space, New York City

            Longing For Home / Book Art – Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2011    Childish Things – Tabla Rasa Gllery Brooklyn, New York

           We Remember: 9/11 Memorial Exhibition – Freyberger Gallery, Penn State Berks, Reading, PA

           Recyclables / art made from recycled materials Guild Gallery invitational, New York City

2010    Fundraiser for Haitian Disaster Relief – Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

           Inanimate Pictures/unusual still lifes of man-made objects – Guild Gallery, New York City

2009    Playing Around – Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont

           A Book About Death – Queens Museum, New York

2008    New Views of Still Life – New York Law School Gallery, New York City

2006    Postcard International  The Small Space Gallery, Arts Council of Greater New Haven, CT

2005    Au Courant / Three Artist Exhibit –  A Space Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2004    Looking In, Looking Out – Paul Mellon Arts Center, Wallingford, Connecticut

           66th Annual Guild Hall Member's Exhibition – South Hampton, New York

2003    Reflection and Transparency / Six Artist Exhibit – Gallery Korea, New York City

           House Calls – T.W. Wood Gallery, Union Institute & University, Montpelier, Vermont

2002    Snapshot /Artists photos – Contemporary Museum,  Baltimore, MD

            Traveled to: Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut and Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA   

           66th National Midyear Show – Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

           Unity Canvas: a 9/11 tribute – Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, New York City

           Art from Detritus – Wall Gallery, New York City

           Reactions – Exit Art, New York City

2001    New York Artist's Circle – Mill Atelier Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           65th National Midyear Show – Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

2000    Self-Reflections:  A Glance in the Mirror – Pfizer, Inc., New York City

           Words/Pictures Pictures/Words: Artists & Writers Collaborate – Liquid Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

1999    63rd National Midyear Show – Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

1998    World Artists for Tibet, Invitational Show – Blue Mountain Gallery, New York City

           NY to FL / Group Exhibition – Coplan Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida

1997    61st National Midyear Show – Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

           Women Artists –  Desert Caballeros Museum, Wickenberg, Arizona

1996    Dealers’ Choice – Art Initiatives’ 148 Gallery, New York City

1995    Maximum Capacity: Art Initiatives Salon – Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York City

1994    Drawing Together, AIDS Benefit – Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1993    People Places Things – MMC Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College, New York City

           Group Exhibition – Grasslands Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

           Global Awareness – City Government Center, Greater Harrisburg Arts Council, Pennsylvania

           Intimacy of Fear – The BAUhouse, Baltimore, Maryland

1991    Classic Modernism – Clark Whitney Gallery

           Hudson River Open – Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York

           Get Real: Contemporary Realism – North Miami Center for Contemporary Art (COCA), No. Miami, Florida

1990    A World of Water – Grand Central Art Galleries, New York City

           Salon 90: The New Figurative Artists – New York Academy of Art, New York City

1989    The Food Show: Art with a Culinary Theme – Grand Central Art Galleries

1988    Sixty-fourth April Salon – Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah

1986    American Realists / Group Exhibit – Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland

1985    Six are Selected – Sherry French Gallery, New York City

           Winners in the American Artist Competition – Grand Central Art Galleries

1984    Introductions '84 – Rachel Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas

           Works in the Sherry French Gallery – Arts Signature Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1983    City – Sherry French Gallery, New York City

           Bodies and Souls – The Artists' Choice Museum, New York City

1982    Hudson River Open – Hudson River Museum, New York

           New Realists – Mongerson Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

           The Wild Art Show / Curated by Faith Ringgold – P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York

1981    Gallery Artists – Ernesto Mayans Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1980    Small Works – 80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York City

1979    New Artists – Ernesto Mayans Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1978    Winners in the American Artist Competition – Circle Gallery, New York City

           Doors and Windows – Harbor Gallery, Long Island, New York

1977    Young Realists – Harbor Gallery, Long Island, New York

1975    Alumni Group Show – The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

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Selected Awards and Honors

2013    Fellowship, Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts, Transcultural Exchange, Boston, MA

2000    Painting Chosen for publication in Professional Artist (Art Calendar) Magazine

1997    Honorable Mention – Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

1996    Manhattan Arts Magazine Top Prize Cover Art Award, Summer issue

1995    Selected by Leo Castelli, John Weber, and K & E Galleries from over 700 artworks

                                        to be one of 13 artists in Art Initiatives’ Dealers’ Choice Exhibit, 1996

1994    Top Prize for Oils  Catharine Lorillard Wolfe 98th Annual Exhibition, New York City

           Funding Grant for Exhibitions at the Williams Center  NJ State Council for the Arts

           Painting Chosen for Cover of "Art Calendar," January Issue

1993    John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund Grant, Oklahoma City

           First Prize  And The Women Danced, Borowsky Gallery, Philadelphia

           Helen Stiles Grant for Print Making – Manhattan Graphics Center, New York City

1990    Gold Award (First Place)  Salmon River Art Guild, Riggins, Idaho

1989    Artists’ Space Grant – Artists’ Space, New York City

1985    Winner – American Artist Magazine Competition

1980    Elizabeth T. Greenshields Grant – Montreal, Canada

1978    Citation for contribution & involvement in arts – Bronx Borough President, Robert Abrams

Bibliography / Listings

2015    Who's Who in American Art (annually, since 1988)

2000    2000 Outstanding Women of the 20th Century

           Hootenanny Limited Edition Literary/Art Journal, issue no. 5

           Walls – Photographs by Women Artists, compiled by Christopher Wilde

1997    Exhibition Catalog – Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

                        Catalog essay by Robert L. Kurtz, Exhibition Curator

           New American Paintings, The Open Studios Press, issue no. 10

           Encyclopedia of Living Artists, 10th edition, published by Art Network, Penn Valley, CA

1996    Hootenanny Limited Edition Literary/Art Journal, issue no. 4

1995    Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists, Ed: Robin Kahn, SOS Int’l

           Hootenanny Limited Edition Literary/Art Journal, issue no. 3

           Art in America Annual Guide to Museums, Galleries and Artists (annually, since 1988)

           Recycling with Imagination: Art From Detritus – ATOA Project Catalog

1991    Prize Winning Painting Published on Cover of "Art Calendar," May Issue

1990    Survey of Contemporary Art (on Video)  Produced by the Salmon River Arts Guild

1988    Exhibition Catalog  Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah,

                      Catalog essay by Simon Taylor, Cambridge University, Director Sothebys, London

1988    American Artists Illustrated Survey of Leading Contemporaries

1985    American Artist Magazine – August Issue

1983    Bodies & Souls Catalog  The Artists’ Choice Museum, New York City

1982    Views by Women Artists  Women’s Caucus for the Arts, New York City

           The Wild Art Show Catalog  Curator: Faith Ringgold

1978    American Artist Magazine  August Issue

Selected Illustrations

2014    Poster artwork with Poet Laureate of New Hampshire, Alice B. Fogel

2005    Poster artwork for The Last Five Years – Columbia/Barnard Vocal Project, dir. Jane McMahan

1998    Jacket artwork for Poetry by Alice Fogel, on audio tape, a Mark Edson Production

Selected Press Reviews

2011    The Reading Eagle, Pennsylvania  by Ron Schira  September 5 and September 25

2008    Woodstock Times – September issue

2004    Arts! Arts Council of Greater New Haven – October issue

2003    The Barre Montpelier Times Argus – November 7

2000    The Baltimore Sun, Maryland  November 26

1997    The Cranford Chronicle, New Jersey  November 20

1994    The Newark Star Ledger, New Jersey  November 18

1991    The Miami Herald, Florida  December 7

1984    The Houston Post, Texas  July 15

1980    Artlines, Taos, New Mexico  November and December

           The Santa Fe Reporter, Santa Fe, New Mexico  October 16

           The New Mexican, Santa Fe, New Mexico  October 10

1978    Newsday, Long Island, New York  June 16 and August 4

Corporate and Public Collections

            Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts

            Texaco Corporation, New York State

            Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

            PPG Industries, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

            Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio

            Bellevue Hospital, New York City (commission)

Recent Commissions

            Ceiling Mural 16’ x 12’ – private residence near the UN in New York City

            Four life-sized portraits – private collector, New York City

            Still Life commissions – Oregon, Vermont, New York City

            Portrait commissions –  United States, Canada, Israel


            Pratt Institute; Brooklyn Museum Art School; Art Students League; Antioch College;

            Private Studies with August Mosca, Charles Pfahl and Roger Van Damme