Lives and Works
New York Metro Area   

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Selected Solo Shows

2022           SELF 2020 / 366 drawings – El Barrio’s Artspace, New York, NY

2015           Open Studio Exhibition – Fran Beallor Art Studio, New York, NY

2012           Accidental Encounters – Guild Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY

2008           New Encounters – Lotus Fine Arts Gallery, Woodstock, New York

2005           Still Lives & City Spaces – Paris Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

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

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

Selected Recent Exhibitions

2023           Women Celebrate Women – El Barrio's Artspace PS109, New York, NY

                   60 Together / 100 Strong – Queens College Art Center Flushing, NY

                   7 Days: Artists View the Creation – Art at First, Great Hall Gallery, New York, NY

2022           One Thing to Remember (international traveling show) – Galleri Schaeffersgate5 in Oslo, Norway; Hovinkartano Arts and 

                        Cultural Centre, Hameenlinna, Finland;  Upcoming: The Artists Residence and Exhibition Space, Herzelia, Israel

                   PEREVOROT *Revolution* Illustrated Moscow (Russia); Saint Petersburg (Russia); Art Kvartal, Yerevan (Armenia);

                        IF Museum, Easton PA (USA); ’White Lanes’, The New Moscow (Russia); with ‘Cat Army’ in Arts in Miami AZ (USA);

                        IF Museum, Hostka, (Czech Republic); Machon Hamayim Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel;

                        Upcoming: will travel to Paris, Warsaw, Verona, Berlin and London

2021                Forever Young – Islip Art Museum Islip, NY (see Beallor's art at 6:17 in the video)

2020-21      USPS Art Project (traveling show) – Pelham Art Center, NY; Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT; 

                   Sunset Art Studios, Dallas, TX; ArtGym Denver, CO; InLiquid Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2020           Women on the Edge of Time –  NY Society of Women Artists, Taller Boricua, New York, NY

2019           Atmospheric Perspectives curated by Christina Massey – Chashama Gallery, New York, NY

                   Gallery Artists Fall Exhibition – J. Pocker, Bronxville, New York

2018           Art From the Boros V – Denise Bibro Fine Art, Chelsea, New York, NY

2017           NYC Invitational Group Show – George Billis Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY

                   The Big Small Show – Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey

2016           Toying with Art – The Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey

2015           Sideshow Nation III, Circle The Wagons – Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, New York

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

                   Time Frames Marking Time – 365 Self Portraits, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

2013           Hullaballoo Collective – Fountain Art Fair, 70th Regiment Armory, New York, NY

2012           Longing For Home / artists books
– Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                   Occupy Potatoes: Cult of the Potato – Islip Museum, Long Island, NY

2011           Childish Things – Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

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

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, NY

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

2005           Au Courant – Three-Person Exhibit at A Space Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

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

2003           Reflection and Transparency (six artists) – Gallery Korea, New York, NY

2002           Snapshot – Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD (traveling show) Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT and

                         Arcadia Univ Art Gallery, Glenside, PA

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

                   Unity Canvas – Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Publications, Articles, Interviews and Videos

2022           Fran Beallor – Self at El Barrio’s Artspace September Interview in Artspiel

2021           Rewriting Herstory: Volume Two Drawing Rooms

2020           Artists Respond to the Pandemic by Ann Landi    

                   An Artist a Day  Fran Beallor presents an overview of her work

                   Hindsight 2020: Artists and Poets respond to the past year - Hudson Guild, NY 

2019           All About the New York Artists Circle by Ann Landi   

2018           Reflections on a Long Career – Video by photo journalist Comice Johnson   

2017           Artists Spotlight by Arian Alexander – Professional Artist Magazine, September issue

2015           Cyclamens and Swords – Painting Feature, published in Israel, April issue  

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

2011           Geobeats - 8 Online Master Series Video Interviews including an Artist’s Profile, December on

2008           Accidental Encounters at Lotus Gallery by Barbara Farrell, Poughkeepsie Journal, September 4

2006           Citywide – NYU's arts show, 89.1 FM Radio Interview - Alexander Schoenfeld, September

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

Selected Awards and Honors

2020           Morgan Library and Museum Online Portrait Competition winner

2018           Third time Fellowship, Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts – TransCultural Exchange, Boston (also in 2013 and 2011)

2014           Artwork/Poetry poster and book collaboration – Alice Fogel, Poet Laureate of New Hampshire

2000           Painting selected for cover publication – Professional Artist Magazine

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

1995           Leo Castelli, John Weber, and K & E Galleries juried 13 artists in Art Initiatives’ Dealers’ Choice Exhibit

1994           Top Prize for Oils – Catharine Lorillard Wolfe 98th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY

                   Funding Grant for Exhibition at the Williams Center – NJ State Council for the Arts

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

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

1989           Artists Space Grant – New York, NY

1980           Elizabeth T. Greenshields Grant for excellence in realism – Montreal, Canada

Selected Museum, Public and Corporate Collections

2020           Two paintings – collection of the Copelouzos Museum, Athens, Greece

2014           Unity Canvas collaboration – collection of National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York, NY

                   Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

                   Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY (commission)

                   PPG Industries, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

                   Texaco Corporation, New York State

                   Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts

                   Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio


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

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