Frances Picó

Country: Puerto Rico
 

Title:  Virtudes Obvias / Obvious Virtues

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 44" x 36"





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Picó was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She received her BBA in Painting from Escuela de Artes Plásticas. Picó states, "Colors and textures are very significant in my work to express personal emotions. I am very sensitive to surfaces and enjoy the manipulation of materials. If some calligraphy appears, it is not a technical instrument, but a pure form of expression. I like to work away from traditional ways, trusting only my instinctŠthat way, I can reach the basic, primary, simple things in life."

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Galería Mobili, San Juan, 1998; and Liga de Arte de San Juan, 1994.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Colectiva '98, Le Vintage Gallery, San Juan, 1998; Certámen Anual del Ateneo Puertorriqueño, Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan, 1997; Premios '96, Citibank, Cupey, Puerto Rico, 1996; Exposición Anual Escuela Artes Plástic, San Juan, 1995; Artistas Puertorriqueñas, La Fortaleza, San Juan, 1993; Bienal Museo Casa Roig, Humacao, Puerto Rico, 1992; and Liga de Arte de San Juan, 1991.
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