Education:

1985-1989            Watercolor, Drawing, Sculpture, Pottery, Mixed Media- Instructors: Renzo Faggioli,                

                               Rosemary Geseck, Dana Van Horn, Thomas Unger- Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

1988                      Advanced Watercolor- Instructor: Judith Kissinger- private class - Bethlehem, PA

1986-1987            Beginner and Advanced Watercolor- Instructor: Lee Everett- private class- Allentown, PA

1985                      AAS Interior Design, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA 18020

1971                        BA Elem Ed & French, Wilkes University, Wilkes- Barre, PA    

                           

Other Experience:   30 yr. Kitchen & Bath Designer/ Substitute Teacher               

Solo Shows:

2020                       FLUX - Mill Studios Main Gallery, Philadelphia PA

2017                        Breaking New Ground - Gallery 724, Allentown PA ( Includes “Hatching” Installation)

2017                        One Artist One Woman - Civic Theater Gallery 514, Allentown PA

2017                        Variations on the Square - Fox Optical, Bethlehem PA 

2017                        Paintings – Pita King, Allentown PA

2016-2017             Portal Installation- Gallery 724, Allentown PA

2016                       Square on Grid Outdoor Exhibition – City Center Park, Allentown PA

2016                       Building Textures and Dimension – Blink Optical, Allentown PA

2016                       Environments – Gallery 724, Allentown PA

2015                       Installation: New Textures – Cigar Factory Allentown PA

2015                       Spring Show – Cigar Factory, Allentown PA

2000                      Petro’s Solo Show Allentown PA

1999, 1997             Installations Baum School, Allentown PA

1994                       Fox Optical, Bethlehem PA 

1993                       Touchstone Theater, Bethlehem PA

1992                       Acorn Gallery, Allentown PA

1992                       Technicolor Salon, Bethlehem PA

Group Shows:

2020                       Growth Determined -HOT•BED Gallery, Philadelphia PA

2020                       Spring Up - PII Gallery, Philadelphia PA

2019                        Christine Chateau Campadieu Residency, Ille–sur-Tet, France

2019                        Crossing Borders – Global Art Project, Ghent, Belgium

2019                        Invisible Landscapes- NoBa Artspaces, Bala Cynwyd, PA

2018                        Contemporary Renaissance Women - Banana Factory, Bethlehem PA

2018                        Reviewing the 35MM Slide - Lafayette College, Easton PA

2017                        Time Will Tell – Ashland University Coburn Gallery, Ashland OH

2017                        Works on Paper- Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach Island NJ

2017                        IF (International Fusionism) – Bank Street Easton PA

2017                        Compendium – Banana Factory, Bethlehem PA

2016                       Love Is in the Air – Gallery 724, Allentown PA

2016                       Bethlehem House Winter Show   - Bethlehem House Contemporary Gallery, Bethlehem PA

2015                       Open Studios   - Cigar Factory, Allentown PA  

2003-1994           Marywood College Juried Show, Scranton PA; Installation crew for Artist Nora Johnson Sculpture, Peoria Illinois;

                               Art in the Park West Park, Allentown PA; Phillipsburg Outdoor Festival, Phillipsburg NJ; Rose Garden Group Show,    

                               Bethlehem PA; Lehigh Art Alliance Juried Group Shows, Allentown & Bethlehem PA

1991-95                 Open Space Gallery Solo & Group Shows Allentown PA, Maria Feliz Gallery & Sculpture Garden Jim Thorpe PA

Awards: 2017      Honorable Mention for “Lift Off” Installation. Ashland University Coburn Gallery, Ashland OH

                               Honorable mention for “Arbor Pulse”. Baum Art School Group Show, Allentown PA

Collections:        Healing Stick No. 3 - IF (International Fusionism) Museum, Easton PA 2016 

                               Primordia 5&6 -   Gallery 415, Catasauqua, PA   Exterior sculpture 

Commissions:   Primordia 8 - Re:Find / Jon Clark & Ron Sussman Proprietors,  Allentown, PA  Exterior sculpture

 

Other: 2017          Hatching Installation Community Project

                               Thomas Mann Allentown PA Trajectory Heart Residency Project, Guest artist.

             2018         Artist in Residence, Baum School of Art. Sculpture teacher, Roberto Clemente Charter School, Allentown PA

             2019         Member Global Arts Project, Group Exhibition “Crossing Borders”, Ghent, Belgium

             2019         Artist in Residence, Allentown School District Foundation What is Sculpture? Spring and Fall Semesters

             2019         Artist in Residence, Christine Chateau Campadieu, Ille-sur-Tet, France

 

Bibliography:    Foxx, Maxx. “Francis Beaty One Artist One Woman Interview”. Musings, WDIY 88.1. September 2017

                              Foxx, Maxx. “Francis Beaty Portal Interview”. Musings, WDIY 88.1. January 2017

                              “Francis Beaty.” Bethlehem House Gallery.  January 2016. Mixed Media. 23August2016

                              Global Art Project. Crossing Borders. Edited by C. Heyward and R. Weijers. 2019. Exhibition Catalogue.

                              Higgins, Tim. “A Mesmerizing Sculpture ‘Hatched’ From Books”. Sunday Arts, Morning Call. 17 Dec 2017

                              Hopper, John. "Francis Beaty". Inspirational Magazine, 34, February 2020, pp. 8-18

                              Piccione, Steve: “Art| Francis Beaty”, Lehigh Valley Style (review), vol. 17, issue 7, July 2016, p. 16

                              Silliman, Marian: “Dichotomy: The Work of Francis Beaty”, The Easton Irregular, March 2017, p. 10

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