Paintings by Fran McNeely
 

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Orchestra Series

 
 
 
The String Section
30"x22"
The String Section Too
30"x22"
 
Percussion
30"x22"
 
The Woodwinds
30"x22"
 
Brass
30"x22"
Irish Harp
14 "x22"

 

 
 
 
 

Arizona Images

 
 
 
Kachina Kinda
15"x22"
Tacna
22"x30"
 
Whirling Pots
15"x11"
 
 

 
 
 
 

Buildings/Structures

 

River City
 
THe House Down The Street
 
 
River City
30"x22"
Bergen Harbor
7.5"x15"
 
The House Down the Street
22"x15"
 
Ortygia
8"x8
 
Siracusa
8"x8"
 

Landscapes

Spirit Scape
North Shore
 
 
   
Spirit Scape
30"x22"
North Shore
24"x24"
 
En Busca de Agua
11"x14"
 
Persimmon Water
9"x12"
 
Purple Canyon
22"x30"
 

 

   
 
Looking Down
22"x15"
Looking Through
22"x15"
 
Conferring with the Clouds
30"x22"
 
 
     
 
 
 
 

Figurative

Royalty
Two Votes Here
 
Facing You
 
Gele Gaze
 
Royalty
22"x30"
Two Votes Here
22"x30"
 
Facing You
22"x30"
 
Gele Gaze
22"x30"
 
The Swimmer
15 "x30"
A Study of Friends
 
   
The Bad Boy
12"x12"
Photo Friends
22"x15"
 
The Faceless
20"x30"
 
Mind Blowing
11"x14"
 
King Friday
22 "x30"

 

 
   
The Dancer
20"x20"
Buddha Dog
22"x15"
 
Downhill to Redemption
15"x22"
 
RBG
11"x14"
 
You Say What?
15"x22"

Floral/Still Life

Vessels
 
Spilling Forth
 
 
Geraniums on a Swing
20"x16"
Vessels
24"x24"
 
Spilling Forth
15"x22"
 
Tripodi
15"x22"
 

Political

 
 
 
America You Broke My Heart
22"x15"
Star Spangled Blunder
15"x22"
 
Complicity
30"x22"
 
Barrio?Palermo?USA?
20"x30"
 
 
 
 
A-Frayed
11"x15"
Resist
11"x15"
 
360 Border View
11"x15"
 
 

Sea Scapes

Deasert Sea
Little Creek Cove
 
Into the Deep Blue I
 
Into the Deep Blue II
 
Desert Sea
20"x20"
Little Creek Cove
10"x10"
 
Into the Deep Blue I
22"x15"
 
Into the Deep Blue II
22"x15"
 
Joe's View
24"x24"

Pure Abstracts

 
 
 
Super Bird
24"x24"
Pescado
15"x22"

 
Musica Fronteriza
36"x36"
 
Waiting for the Moon I
20"x30"
 
Fish-Nada
16 "x20"

Artist Statement

Self Portrait

Fran McNeely is an Agave Signature member of the Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona and a Saguaro Fellow member of the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild. Fran paints both abstract and representational pieces that strive to engage the viewer to spend time looking at a painting. Often a viewer will react immediately to a painting based on color preferences or familiarity with a subject. But a painting is much more than a viewer saying “I like the colors or I like seascapes.” A painting will engage the viewer with seeking to analyze the shape, form, design, and color of a piece, and also the feelings that might arise---all part of the elements used to create a unique work of abstract art. Georgia O’Keeffe said it best----“Nothing is less real than realism.”

Contact Fran McNeely at: famcneely@comcast.net

Copyright Fran McNeely; All Rights Reserved

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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"Fish-Nada"
acrylic on canvas in the
Contemporary Art Society (CAS)

of the Tucson Museum of Art "Cross Polination" exhibition at the
Pima Community College West Campus Visual Arts Gallery
Santa Rita Building A
2202 W. Anklam Road, Tucson

Reception, Thursday, April 18 3-5pm
Show runs through April 15 - September 18, 2019

 

 

 

   
 
Fish-Nada
16"x20"
 
 
 
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Awards
 
 
               
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Tripodi
Award of Excellence
in the juried
51st Annual Show of
Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG)

Tucson, Januaary 2019

   
Tripodi
22"x30"
 
 
 
               
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Musica Fronteriza
Best of Show
in the
Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona (CASA)
Juried show "Rhythm" at the
Tucson Symphony Offices
Tucson, January, 2019

   
Musica Fronteriza
36"x36"
 
 
 
               
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Looking Down
Award of Merit
in the
Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG)
"Color My World" juried show at the
SAWG Gallery

Tucson, November 2018

 

   
Looking Down
22"x15"
 
 
 
               
 
 

Complicity
Honorable Mention
in the
Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona (CASA)
Juried show The Persuasion of Art at the
Tucson Jewish Community Center
Tucson, June 2017

   
Complicity
30"x22"
 
 
 
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The String Section
Honorable Mention

in the juried 49th Annual Show of
the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild

Tucson, February 2017

 

   
The String Section
22"x30"
 
 
 
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Sumida River
22"x30"

 

 
 
 
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Desert Sea
First Place Award
in the
Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona (CASA)
juried fall, 2016 show at
Habitat for Humanity

   
Desert Sea
20"x20"
 
 
 
River City
 

 

River City
Merchants Award Winner

Arizona Watercolor Association - May 2015
and
Honorable Mention
Light Space & Time Online Gallery
CityScapes Art Exhibition – July 2013

 

   
River City
30"x22"
 
 
 
 
  Self Portrait    

 

Self Portrait
5th Place Overall and 3rd Place Painting and Other
Light Space & Time Online Gallery
Figurative Art Competition– May 2014

   
 
Self Portrait
11"x14"
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Contact Fran McNeely at: famcneely@comcast.net

Copyright Fran McNeely; All Rights Reserved

   

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

   

 
 
 
 

 

   
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
         
   
 
 
 
 

 
 

 

 
 

 

   

 
 
 
 
 

 

   
   
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

   
 
 
 
 

 
 
 



       
   
 
 
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