Limited Edition 21/240 Dimensions: 36” x 22 ½” Price: $420.00
Pierre Francis spent his childhood years in Northern Moravia, part of the former Czechoslovakia. He obtained his education through the Industrial School for Applied Arts, and the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and Bratislava.
In the year an 1970 he settled in Goteborg, Sweden, where his first one man show took place, following the first participation on the December Salon held in Goteborg Konsthallen. During the upcoming year, the first set of original lithographs were published by the prestigious Grafikhuset Publishing group in Stockholm, leading to a one man show on the International Art Fair in Basel, Switzerland, which became for him an annual event. Participation on additional Art Fairs in Dusseldorf and Cologne, Germany set the stage for a network of dealers, promoting and exhibiting his work outside of Scandinavia, predominately in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium, as well as Argentina, South Africa, Israel and Japan.
In 1980 the artist was invited to work and live in Canada. His residence for many years was in Montreal, where he developed a strong affinity for a cultural life in French Canada. After leaving the Province of Quebec, Pierre put into practice his long-standing interest in graphic design and art restoration which launched his commercial career in this field.
As a result of many years of study and a solid background of European experience, the Artist delivers an evidence of technical accuracy, flawless composition and creative integrity.
Pierre Francis is a member in the Association Internationale des Art plastiques, UNESCO - Paris, France.
The Artist is maintaining his studio on Vancouver Island,British Columbia.