FRANCIE ALLEN

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Spring Greetings! I have been enjoying the process of writing several grants over the winter and early spring. It has been exciting, inspiring and clarifying. I highly recommend it, all you artists out there. In fact my goal is to … Continue reading →

Hello my friends! I am so grateful to have enough time now to update you in this Progress Report! Kenyth’s daily situation is stabilized with caregivers he loves, so that I can get back to the studio and resume my … Continue reading →

During July I participated in a show in Pioneer Square, Seattle, with my artist colleagues and fellow graduates of the 2014 EDGE program. EDGE is an amazing eight day residential seminar at Fort Warden in Port Townsend. An advanced crash … Continue reading →

Hello friends and art lovers! Organic/Geometric: the Body/Mind is turning out to be a beautiful and vibrant interactive project, that I am producing with twelve highly creative Western students: six artists and six dancers. They have worked together for four … Continue reading →

Greetings friends and fellow art lovers! After a tough fall/winter – a bad fall, torn rotator cuff and surgery – I am now on the mend and eager to resume sculpting. This will take another few months, however, plus lots … Continue reading →

October 13th, 2014 Bellingham, Washington I am pleased to announce the successful completion of a delightful sculpture installation in a private garden on a bluff overlooking Bellingham Bay, north of town. Called “Cherry Tree Dancers”, it entails two larger-then-life-size figures … Continue reading →

Bravo – the videos are finished! You can now get a taste of the amazing Opening Night of my installation “Lights & Shadows” in Bellingham, WA, Dec/Jan 2013-14. Kuntz & Co dancers encouraged audience participation in doing shadow play all … Continue reading →

The relative quiet of my winter has given way to a flurry of grant applications since early spring. Winning the Puffin Foundation grant last year for my “Lights & Shadows” installation has given me momentum to try again for funding … Continue reading →

Hello! In 2013 I received a grant from The Puffin Foundation for my installation “Lights & Shadows”, on view to the public in Bellingham during December 2013 and January 2014. The opening night was a magical event for me. It … Continue reading →

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