Paintings by Fran McNeely
 

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2020 Visions

 
 
 
Mask A Raid
11"x15"
Walk Into the Future
11"x15"
 
Is This a Dream?
11"x15"
 
Give Us Strength
11"x15"
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
Marino
11"x15"
Distracted by a Lollipop
15"x15"
 
Deflection
11"x11"
 
Fear of Flying
11"x15"
 

 
 
 
 

Orchestra Series

 

 
 
 
The String Section
30 "x22"
The String Section Too
30 "x22"
 
Percussion
30 "x22"
 
Strumming the Cello
24 "x30"
 
Irish Harp
15"x22
 

Arizona Images

 
 
   
Kachina Kinda
15 "x22"
Tacna
30 "x22"
 
Whirling Pots
15"x11
 
Baja Haciendas
11"x14
 
Baja Harbor
15"x22
 

Buildings/Structures

River City
THe House Down The Street
   
 
River City
30 "x22"
The House Down the Street
22"x15"
 
Siracusa
8 "x8"
 
Ortygia
8 "x8"
 
   
 
Looking Down
22"x15"
Looking Through
22"x15"
 
Conferring with the Clouds
30"x22"
 
 

Figurative

Gele Gaze
 
 
 
Geisha Gaze
15"x20"
Gele Gaze
22"x30""
 
The Swimmer
15"x30"
 
 
A Study of Friends
 
     
Photo Friends
22"x15"
The Faceless
20"x30"
 
King Friday
22"x30"
 
 

 

 
   
The Dancer
20"x20"
Buddha Dog
22"x15"
 
Downhill to Redemption
15"x22"
 
CV
15"x22"
 

Floral/Still Life

Vessels
 
Spilling Forth
 
 
Tripodi
15"x22"
Vessels
24"x24"
 
Spilling Forth
15"x22"
 
 

Political

 
 
 
Complicity
30"x22"
Resist
11"x15"
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sea Scapes

Little Creek Cove
 
Into the Deep Blue I
 
Into the Deep Blue II
 
Joe's View
24"x24"
Little Creek Cove
10"x10"
 
Into the Deep Blue I
22"x15"
 
Into the Deep Blue II
22"x15"
 
Fish-Nada
16 "x20"

Pure Abstracts

 
 
 
Super Bird
24"x24"
Musica Fronteriza
36"x36"

 
Word Bird
22"x30"
 
Interlochen
30"x22"
 


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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Back and Forth: Informing the Process

Fran McNeely's One Person Show
at
1Art Gallery
1 East Broadway, Tucson

 
Show runs February 7, 2020 - April 3, 2020

 

 

 

   
 
 
 
 
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Awards
 
 
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  Love Notes
First Place
in the
Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona (CASA)
Juried show "The Art of Music" at the
Tucson Symphony Offices
Tucson, February, 2020
   
Fran with "Love Notes"
 
 
 
               
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Tripodi
Award of Excellence
in the juried
51st Annual Show of
Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG)

Tucson, January 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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