Profile

Francesca trained as a fine artist in Italy and the UK. She exhibits in the UK, USA and East Africa, specialising in painting wildlife and landscape, and promoting the alliance of art with conservation.  She spends much of her time in the African bush, and the British outdoors, studying from life. Her studio is in London.

Her work is collected in America, Europe and Africa, and she has completed many commissions for clients in each of these areas. She was chosen as one of the artists for the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year 2015 (on air October-November 2015) She has won several finalist prizes and commendations, such as the BBC Wildlife Artist of the year 2013 (finalist and commended) and for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year  2014 and 2012 (finalist with two paintings in each year) She is a commissioned war artist and completed an embed in Afghanistan in December 2013.

Recent events:

Exhibition at 73 Glebe Place, SW3 5LB, London, 28th November – 1st December 2016, sponsored by Aardvark safaris, in partnership with Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

‘Through the storm,’ a painting by Francesca auctioned at Tusk’s 25th anniversary raised £5,500 for the charity.

Selected to compete on Sky Art’s Landscape Artist of the year 2015, aired October-November 2015.

Exhibition of work hosted by Ralph Lauren, London, November 25th, 2015.

Work showing at the Mall Galleries for Art for Youth, 7-8th October 2015.

Francesca’s work can always be viewed at her London studio by appointment.

2014-

Solo  Exhibition 2014 at ‘The Studio’ 73 Glebe Place, London SW3 5LB. The digital catalogue for this exhibition  can be viewed here.

Solo Exhibition, Wiltshire, November 2014

Exhibition cover painting auctioned by Art For Youth for their 2014 show,  Royal College of Art, London, October 2014.

Exhibitor at The Country Life Fair, Fulham Palace, London, 27-28th September 2014

Work put up on show at Lewa House and Lewa Wilderness, Kenya, June 2014.

David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year finalist exhibition, Mall Galleries, London,  June 2014

Group show, Motcomb st, London,  March 2014

2013-

BBC Wildlife Artist of the year, finalist. Artwork displayed in BBC Winner’s gallery.  Awarded commendation in category. Visit BBC gallery of winners to see work here

December 2013 Commissioned war artist embed in Afghanistan .

November 2013: Solo exhibition ‘Painting among the elephants’ in partnership with Lewa Wildlife Conservancy,  hosted by Love Brand & Co.  Chelsea, London.

19th-21st November 2013 : Art For Youth annual exhibition , Royal College of Art, London

22nd May: Fight for sight Art Auction fundraiser, Menier Gallery, London

4th-31st March- ‘Travels through Africa and Asia.’ Quiddity Gallery, Hampshire, UK

21st February, Ojai, California- pop up show, in partnership with The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

2012-

10th-12th December: Solo show, Gallery 8, 8 Duke St St James, Mayfair, London

21st-27th May : David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year finalists show, Group exhibition, London

15th – 19th May- Animal Art Fair, London

2011 –

5th- 10th December: Solo show, The Air Gallery, Mayfair, London

2009-

January 2009- Solo show at 54 the Gallery, Mayfair, London.

 

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