Anne Francey (Painter)

Anne Francey is a visual artist who works in painting, ceramic and video, and has shown her work in the U.S. and abroad.

A native of Switzerland, she studied art at ECAL in Lausanne before moving to the US, where she earned an MFA from Hunter College in NY.

She is the recipient of several grants from the New York State Council of the Arts for collaborative and community art projects and murals, and most recently was granted a Fulbright scholar award to create a community mural in Tunisia.

Anne Francey lives and works in Saratoga Springs, NY. She has taught drawing, painting, ceramics, Islamic art design and visual concepts at Skidmore College and other universities and institutions.

Photo of Anne Francey (Painter)

Acrylic Paintings on Yupo Paper

Small Work


Flower Series

Cosmographies 44 x 30

Large Paintings on Canvas




1983-1987 Hunter College: Master of Fine Arts, New York

EXHIBITIONS (Most recent)

2021 Le Comptoir des Motifs, Artefactory, Geneva, Switzerland, fabric design, group show

2018 Eric Laffer Gallery, Upstate Invitational, 3 person show, Schuylerville, NY
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Configurations, one person show, Troy, NY
Carrie Haddad gallery, Ebb and Flow, Hudson, NY
Saratoga Arts, Then and Now, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

2017 Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center, The Ritual of Construction, group show, Woodstock, NY
Carrie Haddad gallery, Summer, group show
Thompson Giroux gallery, En Masse, group show
Eric Laffer gallery, Winter Show, Schuylerville, NY

2016 Saratoga Arts, 30th Anniversary Invitational, Saratoga Springs, NY
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Summer Color, Hudson, NY
Laffer Gallery, 5th Annual Juried Group Show, Schuylerville, NY

2015 Carrie Haddad Gallery, Paper, group show, Hudson, NY

2014 Luminarté, Contemporary Islamic Art, group show, Dallas, TX
Spring Street Gallery, Where are you from? 3 persons show, Saratoga Spgs, NY
Albany Institute of History and Art, Mohawk Hudson Regional, group show NY
Albany International Airport, Natural Gestures, 3 persons show Albany, NY
Laffer Gallery, Winter show, Schuylerville, NY

2021 Community Mural United Nations International school, NY “The Year that Zoomed by”

2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar award 2020-2021 (travel postponed to 2021-2022)

2019 1001 Hands (“1001 Mains”) Concept, design and direction of a 150 sqft community ceramic mural with 600 participants, Ibn Rachiq Art Center,Tunis, Tunisia. Funded through the US Embassy and the Swiss Embassy in Tunis.
Colors of the City, Wall Ceramic and Architecture in Tunis, International symposium, Tunis/Tunisia

1997- 2018 Artist in residence at various schools for the creation of community murals

2018 Bir-el Bey, International Ceramic Mural Symposium, Tunisia

1997-2014 NYSCA Arts in Education Initiative grants for the creation of community murals, ceramic and painting

2013 National Center of Art Ceramic, International Ceramic Symposium, Tunis, Tunisia

2009 Sidi Kacem National Center of Ceramic, Tunis,Tunisia, artist residency

2005 “Creative Connections” AIE, Community Mural, Loudonville, NY

1999 SPAF, New York State Council on the Arts, “Faces, faces and more…faces”, a community project involving hundreds of participants

1995 SPAF, New York State Council on the Arts,
"Compositions", collaborative work between artists and composers

1989 Fellowship AWS Bemis Foundation, Omaha, Nebraska
Artist residency,