Francesca Fuchs

Artadia Awardee

Francesca Fuchs received the Artadia Award in 2006 and 2012.

Fuchs was born in London and grew up in Münster, Germany. She completed her BFA at London’s Wimbledon School of Art (1993) and finished her postgraduate work under Tony Cragg at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1995).

Fuchs came to Houston in 1996 for a two year residency with the Core Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Her work shifted from sculptural installation to painting and painting installation at that time.

Fuchs’ work has been shown in national and international venues including The Institute for Contemporary Arts, London; The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; and The Fort Worth Modern Art Museum. She had a solo show at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2007) and a show at The Suburban, Oak Park, Illinois (2013). Fuchs received the Individual Artist Grants from the City of Houston in 2003. She currently lives and works in Houston, Texas.