Robert Franca                                                                      

Education

1972-74    N. Y. Studio School

1972         Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

1969-73    School of Visual Arts

Fellowships/Scholarships/Residencies

2017        Yaddo

2013         Borgo Finocchieto, Artists Residency, Tuscany

2010         The Edwin Austin Abbey Mural Workshop Fellowship, National Academy of Design

2000        Vermont Studio Center

1982-83    Fulbright-Hays Fellowship for Painting, Italy

1972-73     N. Y. Studio School (awarded by Skowhegan)

1972          Skowhegan

    

Exhibits

2017        N.Y. Studio School Juried Alumni Show

2017        Valentine Gallery (3 person)

2017        Gallery North, “Portraits and Figures”

2017        Gallery North, “Art of Eating”

2017        Casa Italiani Zerilli-Marimo, NYU, “Lavori su Carta”

2016        Gallery North, “Still Life”

2015        Denise Bibro Gallery, “Art From the Boros”

2015        N.Y. Studio School Alumni Show

2015        Casa Italiani Zerilli-Marimo, NYU, Portrait Show

2014        Centotto Gallery

2013        N.Y. Studio School, Juried Alumni Show

2013        Valentine Gallery(3 person)

2012        Valentine Gallery (3 person)

2012        Bushwick Basel, curated by Jules de Balincourt

2010        National Academy 2010 Abbey Mural Workshop Exhibit

2010        Bowery Gallery 18th Annual Juried Exhibit (Rackstraw Downes juror)

2006        The Painting Center Invitational Anniversary show 

2004        N.Y. Studio School Alumni Show, curated by James Hyde at Parkers Box

2003        N.Y. Studio School Alumni Show, curated by Bill Jensen

1998        Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, “Strong Modern”

1995        N.Y. Studio School Alumni Show, “Thirty Years of Drawing”

1994        The Painting Center, “Painters Painting II”

1993        N.Y. Studio School Alumni Show, curated by Peter Agostini

1991        N.Y. Studio School Alumni Show, “The First Ten Years”

1990       Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor, S.I., “Figuring Eros”

1989        College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va., Drawing Exhibition

1988        BACA Downtown, “Small Works Show”, Juror’s Prize, Lisa Phillips, juror

1986        One Penn Plaza, N.Y.C., “Interiors in Paint”

1985        One Penn Plaza, N.Y.C., “Still Life Show”

1984        Artist’s Choice Museum, N.Y.C., “The First Eight Years”

1984        N.Y. Studio School, N.Y.C., “Selected Paintings from the Alliance”

1984        Middle Collegiate Church, N.Y.C., “Revelations”

1983        Artist’s Choice Museum at Marisa Del Re Gallery, “Bodies & Souls”

1983        Artist’s Choice Museum Traveling Exhibit, “Painted Light”, Reading Museum, Pa., Queens Museum, N.Y., Butler Art Institute, Ohio

1982        Univ. of Delaware Annual Exhibit, Patterson Sims, juror

1982        National Academy of Design Annual Juried Exhibit