10 April 2017

Featured Artist: Francine Levy, Seminole County, FL


Francine Levy received Honorable Mention at the 2017 Women in the Arts Inc. competition "Celebrating the Genius of Women" at the Orlando Public Library in Orlando, Florida.


Francine Levy, "Hagens Cove", Pastels, 16 x 20 in.

Francine Levy 



Artist statement


“My type of art consists of design and a realistic form of pastel paintings. The concept is impressionistic to convey the beauty of nature that I see, using the medium of pastel with its vibrant pigments. Inspired by our delicate and endangered environment I focus on the extraordinary nature that surrounds us and try to capture the essence of the moment that inspires me and convey it to others.”


Education

Ecole Fernand Cocq, Brussels, Belgium- Diploma: Graduated in Fashion Design and History of Arts and Costumes


Recent exhibitions and awards
Sanford Seminole Art Association (SSAA)
Pastel Society of Central Florida(PSCF)
Central Florida Plein Air Artists (CFPAA)
National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW)
Daytona Beach Art League
Gateway Center for the Arts
City Factory: Ovalution (Oval 10th Reunion)
Mount Dora Center for the Arts
Casselberry Art House 
University Club, Winter Park


Awards in 2016:
Best of the Show (SSAA)
First Prize Fall Show(PSCF)
Merit Award Spring Show PSCF
Award of Recognition, Daytona Beach Art league


Awards in 2015:
First Place (SSAA)
Award of Distinction, Daytona Beach Art League
Merit Award (PSCF)


Awards in 2014:
Merit Award, (PSCF)
Awards in 2013:
Best of the Show (SSAA) 
Peacha Wiggins Awards (SSAA)

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The Women in the Arts exhibition "Celebrating the Genius of Women" is on view until April 23, 2017 at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32801. 

Contact
Mike Donohue 407 835-7483 | Community Relations, OCPL
Maria Guerrero: womeninthearts@gmail.com | Women in the Arts Inc.

Visit Women in the Arts: www.womeninthearts.org

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This event is sponsored by Women in the Arts, corporate and private donors, Studio-T Photography, and Baterbys Art Gallery, in partnership with the Orlando Public Library.

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