1125 E 11th Street, Houston TX 77009, 281-3009132, email: thisfrancescafuchs(at)

Meisterschülerin, Prof. Tony Cragg, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany, 1995
B.A. Hons in Fine Art, Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art, London, 1993


2018 Art League Houston 2018 Texas Artist of the Year
2018 Support for Artists and Creative Individuals Grant Award, Houston Arts Alliance
2017 Josephine Mercy Heathcote Fellow, MacDowell Colony
2017 MacDowell Fellowship
2013 Individual Artist Grant Recipient, Houston Arts Alliance
2012 Artadia Award
2008 Individual Artist Grant Recipient, Houston Arts Alliance
2006 Hunting Art Prize
2006 Artadia Award
2003 Cultural Arts Council of Houston, Individual Artist Grant
1996/98 Core artist in residence, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas
1995/96 Sculpture research fellow at Cheltenham College of Art, UK
1992 Exchange program Universidad de Belles Artes, Bilbao, Spain

One and Two Person Exhibitions
2018 How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2018 Something, Art League Houston, Texas
2017 North Exterior Wall, Mural Project, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
2016 Chris Bradley/ Francesca Fuchs, Permanent.Collection, Austin, Texas
2015 Xmas Trees, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2015 Francesca Fuchs: Selected Paintings 2004 - 2015, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
2014 again once more, The University Galleries, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2013 (Re)Collection: Paintings of Framed Paintings, Prints, Photographs and Drawings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2013 Francesca Fuchs/Paul P., The Suburban, Oak Park, Illinois
2012 Paintings of Paintings, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2007 Perspectives 155: Francesca Fuchs, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas
2005 Mom, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2004 New Work, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
2003 Portrait Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2002 Saloon: Francesca Fuchs, Martin Woehrl, Homeroom, Munich, Germany
2001 Colorcode: Francesca Fuchs, Aaron Parazette, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, Texas
2000 Sleeping In, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2000 Wallpaper, Annex, Conduit Gallery, Dallas
1999 Prototypes, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
1998 Serenade and other works, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
1997 Scenic Interlude (with music), Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
1997 Bent pipe and watercooler, Collective Gallery, Project Room, Edinburgh

Selected Group Exhibitions
Futures, The Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
American Genre: Contemporary Painting, ICA at MECA, Portland, Maine (Michelle Grabner)
Still(ed) Life, Part 1, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Garage Sale, And So Can You, 2619 Arbor St, Houston, Texas (Max C. Fields)
Plant People, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
Destination Unkown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Happy Homemakers: The Pleasures and Perils of Domestic Life, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, Texas (curated by Toby Kamps)
In Plain Sight, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas
The Big Show 7, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
No Barrier Fun, Lisa Cooley, New York
Don't I know you, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
40, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Learning by Doing, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Reality Check, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Don't Mess with Texas, Nathan Larramendi Gallery, Ojai, California
Artadia...reprised, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
The Language of Painting, University Gallery, Texas A&M, Commerce, Texas (curated by Michael Odom)
Xtraordinary, Arthouse, Austin, Texas (curated by Sue Graze)
Texas Show, Ibid Projects, London, England
Wallpainting, University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, (curated by Frances Colpitt)
New Texas Painting, DiverseWorks, Houston, Texas
Painting Attack, Dallas Contemporary Arts Center, Dallas, Texas
Camp Lucky: Summer of Carnage, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas
Hyper"real"ism, Fellowship series VI, Space 125, Cultural Arts Council of Houston
Glassell Studio School Faculty Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Patterns & Serial Randomness, Beaker Gallery, Tampa, Florida
Size Matters, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Blip, Contemporary Art Museum of the University of South Florida, Tampa
Hard Core, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston
Million Dollar Hotel, Holiday Inn Select, Houston, Texas
New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans
Thrifting, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York
Out of the Ordinary, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Positexan, Project, Wichita, Kansas (curated by Michael Odom)
Natural Deceits, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
Ludwig Schwarz, Brad Tucker, Katrina Moorhead, Francesca Fuchs, Inman Gallery, Houston
Firesale 2000, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Material Process Memory, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX
Growing Up Post Modern, University Galleries, Normal, IL
Size Matters, Gail Gates Gallery et al, Brooklyn, New York
5 Artists, New Work, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
A Cool Show, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas
Nirvana, The British Council Window Gallery, Prague
Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Core Show, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Our Own Brits, Subspace, Diverseworks, Houston
Equal Pay, Revolution Summer Artspace, Houston
Core Show, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Fellas '96, Pittville Gallery, Cheltenham, UK
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Rundgang 1995, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
Klasse Cragg, Galerie Annelie Brusten, Wuppertal, Germany
Western Exposure, Riverside Studios, London
Art Cologne 1993, Cologne art fair, (Janus Avivson Gallery)
B.T. New Contemporaries 1992
venues included: Cornerhouse, Manchester; and the Institute for Contemporary Arts (ICA), London


Becker, Chris, 'Painting from Memory,' print and online, HoustonCityBook, September 2018, p. 44 illust.;, 8/16/2018
Glentzer, Molly, 'Low-key Fuchs named 2018 Texas Artist of the Year,' Houston Chronicle, 3/26/18 illust.
Glentzer, Molly, 'Marking the 20th anniversary of Stella's swirls,' Houston Chronicle, 2/4/2018
Glentzer, Molly, 'Lawndale mural gets a minimalist makeover,' Houston Chronicle, 1/7/18 illust.
Gregory, Casey, 'Show Up: Francesca Fuchs,' print and online, Arts and Culture Texas, September 2018, p. 43 illust.; 8/29/2018
Wozny, Nancy, 'Sleight of Hand: Francesca Fuchs at Lawndale Art Center,' Arts+Culture,, 1/30/18 illust.
Huete, Betsy, 'Glasstire's Best of 2017,', 12/22/2017
Gregory, Casey,'Suggesting the Eternal' Arts + Culture,, 12/4/2015
Simek, Peter, "5 Art Openings for Your Weekend," D Magazine, November
Hooper, Rachel,'Francesca Fuchs: (Re)Collection:' Art Ltd. , Nov/Dec 2013, p.40 illust.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'Found Objects,' Houston Press, 9/26/13, Vol 25, No 39, p.27 illust.
O'Neil, Robyn, 'Francesca Fuchs: Paintings of Paintings at Talley Dunn Gallery,', 10/9/12
Zevitas, Steven, '14 Must-See Painting Shows: October',, 11/7/12
Mora, Patricia, 'Francesca Fuchs at Talley Dunn', Dallas Morning News, 10/15/12, p. 6E illust.
Smith, Roberta, 'Varieties of Abstraction/Lisa Cooley Fine Art,' New York Times, 8/6/2010 Fielder, Garland, `Critics' Picks: Francesca Fuchs,', 3/3/2010, Illustration
Brit, Douglas, 'Paintings of paintings garner mixed results,' Houston Chronicle, 3/26/10, p.E3
Mitchell, Charles Dee, `Francesca Fuchs at the Contemporary Art Museum,' Art in America, Dec 2007, p.164, Illustration
Brit, Douglas, `Warming up to srtange, gigantic babies,' Houston Chronicle, 4/2/07, p.E2, Illustration
White, Michelle, `Francesca Fuchs: Perspectives 155,' Artlies 54, Summer 2007, p.91, Illustration
Allen, Wren M., `London Review: Bill Davenport, Francesca Fuchs and Brad Tucker, Ibid Projects' Artlies 49, winter 2006, p.120
Jankauskas, Jennifer,`Wall Painting at UTSA gallery,', 10/1/05
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, `Breast in Show,', 1/14/05 (illustration)
Kutner, Janet, `Paint Ball,' Dallas Morning News, p.12E, 2/22/05 (illustration)
Perez, David Michael, `Painting Attack,', 1/14/05 (illustration)
Morsiani, Paola, `A Conversation on Painting,' Artlies 47, summer 2005, p.38 (illustration)
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Artadia: Put the Money where the art is', Houston Chronicle, 4/27/03 (illustration)
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, `Fusion Art', Houston Press, 3/27/03 (illustration)
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Smile: Portraits prompt grins', Houston Chronicle, 3/20/03 (illustration)
Pugh, Clifford, `Provocative Passions', Houston Chronicle, 10/20/02
Colpitt, Frances, `Report From New Orleans', Art in America, November 2001 (illustration)
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, `West Coast Cool', Houston Press, 7/19/01 (illustration)
Tyson, Janet S., `Hot Spots, Texas', Artpapers, July/August 2001
Colpitt, Frances, `Report from Houston, Space City takes Off,' Art in America, October 2000
Cotter, Holland, `Thrifting', The New York Times, 1/5/01
Daniel, Mike, 'Natural Deceits', The Guide, Dallas Morning News, 5/21/00, (illustration)
Johnson, Ken, `Thrifting,' The New York Times, Art Guide, 12/22/00
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'De-meaning Objects', Houston Press, 6/29/2000
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, 'Everyday Art', Houston Press, 8/24/00
Kutner, Janet, 'Impostor art disguises meanings', Dallas Morning News, 5/14/00
McCabe, Bret, 'Martin Delabano, Francesca Fuchs', The Met, 3/8 - 15/2000 (illustration)
Stoland, Laura, 'Growing Up Post Modern', New Art Examiner, 2/2000
Weinstein, Joel, 'Natural Deceits', Artlies #27, Summer 2000
Dewan, Shaila, 'Shelf Life', Houston Press, 12/3/98 (illustrations)
Irvine, Alexandra, catalog essay for Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Gulf Coast Visions', Houston Chronicle, 3/11/98 (illustration)
Johnson, Patricia C., 'Gursky goes abstract, Fuchs goes for effect', Houston Chronicle, 12/15/98
Mitchell, Charles Dee, 'Get a jump on the gallery season with two early entries',
The Dallas Morning News, 9/11/98 (illustration)
Tyson, Janet, 'Cool in the abstract', Fort Worth Star Telegram, 8/13/98 (illustration)
Anspon, Catherine, 'Cutting Edge Core Show', Public News, Houston, 3/19/97
Dewan, Shaila, 'Best show in Houston', Houston Press, 9/18/97

Francesca Fuchs: She Lives with Objects, Catalog for Art League Houston and Inman Gallery, Houston, 2018
Catalog essay 'Thinginess' by Laura August
In Plain Sight, Catalog for McClain Gallery, Houston, 2012
Catalog essays by Aaron Parazette (curator) and Frances Colpitt
Texas Artist Today, by Catherine D. Anspon, Marquand Books, First Edition 2010
CORE: Artists and Critics in Residence, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2008
Perspectives 155: Francesca Fuchs, Catalog for the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2007
Catalog essay by Paola Morsiani (curator)
Wall Painting, UTSA Art Gallery, The University of Texas at San Antonio, curated by Frances Colpitt;
Catalog essays by Frances Colpitt and Carolee Moore
Glassell Studio School Faculty Exhibtion, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, catalog essay by Susie Rosmarin
Natural Deceits, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 2000
Catalog essay by Michael Auping
Out of the Ordinary, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston 2000
Catalog essay by Paola Morsiani
5 Artists, New Work, DiverseWorks, Houston
Catalog essay by Walter Hopps
Field of Vision, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Catalog essay by Alexandra Irvine
A Cool Show, Arlington Museum of Art, Texas, catalog essay by Michael Odom
Core 1998, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Catalog essay by Lane Relyea
Core 1997, Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Catalog essay by Frances Colpitt
B.T. New Contemporaries 1992
Catalog essay by Marina Warner, Guy Brett, Derek Jarman