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Contemporary paintings by Frances Broomfield.

Frances Broomfield mainly creates paintings using Oils & Tempera on a panel. The artworks produced are small, highly detailed paintings, dealing with a wide variety of recurring themes. Frances Broomfield's subject matter includes plants & animals, ancient landscapes, human characters, mystery, humour, alchemy, myths & the world of the imagination.

The variety of subjects Frances works with, means that whatever your interest, it would be difficult not to find a painting you like.

Frances Broomfield is also available to work on commissions. So if there is a particular subject you are interested in, Frances will be able to come up with a painting that will illustrate her own interesting and creative response to any given theme.

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Contact Details


For enquiries, commissions and orders, please contact
Frances Broomfield by Email:

When contacting Frances Broomfield, please ensure that you make it clear you are enquiring about work shown on the Arts Ablaze Website.

 

Qualifications
  • 1969: Pre-Diploma Course, Warrington Art College.
  • 1972: BA Hons in Fine Art (Painting), Newport Art College.

Prizes & Awards

  • 1991: Grant - Pollock-Krasner Foundation (New York).
  • 1993: Oppenheim, John Downes Memorial Award (London).
  • 1995: London Arts Board Award.
  • 1997: L. S. Lowry Art Award.

Commission & Residencies

  • 1972 to 2002: Many various private commissions.
  • 2002 to 2003: Series of paintings of great composers - private collector.

Public & Private Collections

  • Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Cheshire (UK).
  • Glasgow Museums (UK).
  • Various private collectors
    from around the world.

Galleries

  • Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (USA).
  • Portal Gallery, London (UK).
  • Portals Gallery, Chicago (USA)

Publications

  • 1993: 'Helping To Heal'- Book by Peter
    Senior, published by Gulbenkian (Pg 41).
  • 1998: Listing in 'The Dictionary of Artists in Britain Since 1945', published by Art Dictionaries Ltd.

Critical Reviews & Press Coverage

  • 1987: Daily Mail newspaper, December.
  • 1988: Nuala Parsons, Catholic Pictorial, February (pg 16)
  • 1989: John Robert Blunn, 'Manchester Evening News', November (UK).
  • 1992: Women's Art Magazine, July/August (pg 16n).
  • 1997: Article entitled 'It's a Warrington Wonderland', 'Manchester Evening News', November (UK).
  • 1999: Tony Parkin, 'Artists & Illustrators Magazine', September & November issues.
  • 2000: Julia Morton, 'The Chapel Hill News', 6th of February.
  • 2000: Featured in the 'What's Up' supplement - 'The News &
    Observer', Raleigh, North Carolina (USA).
  • 2000: 'Blue Green Berg' - 'The Herald Sun', Durham, North Carolina (USA), 3rd of March pp6.
  • 2000: Asha Tanna, 'The Watford Observer', 'Go Magazine' supplement, 25th of February.

Websites

  • www.illustrationworks.com
  • www.steinwaygallery.com
  • www.portal-gallery.com
  • www.artzspace.co.uk/broomfield/
  • www.designbank.org.uk
  • www.impactart.co.uk

Exhibitions

You can view a list of Frances Broomfield's past exhibitions by clicking on the Exhibitions tab above.

 

Solo Exhibitions
  • 1989:'The Story Of The Fable - Warrington Museum & Art Gallery (UK), November/December.
  • 1993:Portal Gallery, London (UK), November 15th to 27th.

Group Exhibitions

  • 1975:'The English Landscape', Usher Gallery, Lincoln (UK), September.
  • 1977/88:'Bath Contemporary Art Fair' UK.
  • 1988:Sue Williams Gallery, London (UK), July.
  • 1991:'Man's Best Friend', Birmingham Museum & Art gallery (UK).
  • 1977/94:Group Shows, Portal Gallery, London (UK).
  • 1994:Portals Gallery, Chicago (USA).
  • 1995:'Enchanted Gardens', Portal Gallery, London (UK), May.
  • 1996:'Gardens of Delight', Portal Gallery, London (UK), May.
  • 1997:'Flowers & Gardens', Portal Gallery, London (UK), May.
  • 1997:'All The World's A Globe', 27 Cork Street, London (UK).
  • 1998:Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Summer Show (USA).
  • 1998:'Travel Show', Portal Gallery, London (UK).
  • 1999:'Winter Exhibition' Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill North Carolina (USA), January/December.
  • 1999:'Flowers & Gardens', Portal Gallery, London (UK), May.
  • 2000:'Flower Show', Portal Gallery, London (UK), May.
  • 2001:'A Feast For The Eyes', Portal Gallery, London (UK).
  • 2001:'Christmas Show', Portal Gallery, London (UK).
  • 2001:'Winter Exhibition' Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill North Carolina (USA).
  • 2002:'Music! Music! Music!', Portal Gallery, London (UK).
  • 2002:Cheshire Open Studios.


 

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The Lion & Albert by Frances Broomfield.   Wonderful Amy by Frances Broomfield.   The Oxford Cat by Frances Broomfield.   Einstein Juggling With Time by Frances Broomfield.   The Astrologers Garden by Frances Broomfield.   Foxhunter by Frances Broomfield.   The Future of Transatlantic Flight by Frances Broomfield.   Little Baby Viola by Frances Broomfield.   Queen of Hearts by Frances Broomfield.   The White Rabbit by Frances Broomfield.   Tiptoe Through the Tulips by Frances Broomfield.   Flora by Frances Broomfield.
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The Lion & Albert - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image]. Wonderful Amy - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image]. The Oxford Cat - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image]. Einstein Juggling With Time - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image]. The Astrologers Garden - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here fo a larger image] Foxhunter - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Clicke here for a larger image]. The Future of Transatlatic Flight - A painting by Frances broomfield [Click here fo a larger image]. Little Bay Viola - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image] Queen of Hearts - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image]. The White Rabbit  - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image]. Tiptoe Through the Tulips -  A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image]. Flora - A painting by Frances Broomfield [Click here for a larger image].