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576 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario

Frances Clancy

Frances ClancyMost of my artistic life has been spent as an illustrator. I have painted many images for childrens' books, text books and magazines. A few of the publishers I have worked for are Annick Press, Ginn and Company, Irwin Publishing, Kids Can Press, Lorimer, and Why Magazine. I have created package designs, flyers, logos, sales promotional materials and web pages.

My real passion lies in painting. The challenge of bringing an image in my mind to life on the canvas or paper is most enjoyable. It's even more pleasing when someone else feels the same way about something I have created and wants to take it home.

My abstract paintings are inspired by science journals, photos from space and imagined energy.

The landscapes are my way of being grateful for our surroundings. When an image sticks in my mind, I feel the need to paint it. Sometimes the landscapes are imaged or remembered from a dream.

My portraits see each person in their best light. That is important to me. Over the years, I have had many comments about that, with people thanking me for using a flattering image. I have created portraits for board rooms, a hall of fame, award ceremonies and the Economic Summit that took place in Toronto in 1988.

Commissions are always welcome. Get in touch by email if you would like notices of showings and events emailed back to you. Call or email, if you see something you would like to purchase or would like to commission a piece you have in mind, like a favorite place or person.