Francis (Fran) Friesen

200-100 Braid Street | 778.886.5391       

Fran was introduced to oil painting at a school club in the 9th grade and this set off a life of art practice. Her life experiences as a nurse, wife, mother, traveler, fly fisher, caregiver, nature lover have all informed her work. Fran has worked in multiple mediums and genres over her lifetime. At mid-life she returned to school and received her Diploma in Fine Arts from Kwantlen College and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from ECUAD. In the last 2 1/2 years she has worked exclusively in the beautiful fluid, vibrant, and magical medium of Alcohol Inks expressed in abstraction and realism.