Francine Tint

New York, b.1953

As a child, Francine Tint dreamed of moving to New York to become an artist. She began her career in the city in fashion, working as a stylist. For 17 years Francine supported her artistic dreams by styling by day and painting by night. She says of that time, “It...

As a child, Francine Tint dreamed of moving to New York to become an artist. She began her career in the city in fashion, working as a stylist. For 17 years Francine supported her artistic dreams by styling by day and painting by night. She says of that time, “It was rough, but it worked. It worked well.” Inspiration was drawn from her time amongst the assorted styles and fashions of clothes. Francine says she, like many masters of old who studied costume, was inspired by the different folds and textures of fabric and the possibilities therein. As a female...

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Biography

As a child, Francine Tint dreamed of moving to New York to become an artist. She began her career in the city in fashion, working as a stylist. For 17 years Francine supported her artistic dreams by styling by day and painting by night. She says of that time, “It was rough, but it worked. It worked well.” Inspiration was drawn from her time amongst the assorted styles and fashions of clothes. Francine says she, like many masters of old who studied costume, was inspired by the different folds and textures of fabric and the possibilities therein. As a female artist making her way in the time of a mostly male body of Abstract Expressionists, Francine was a stand out in breaking into the “boys club” (as she calls it). She developed a friendship with fellow artist Larry Poons, the two would help an inspire each other in years to come.

Francine developed her signature style as a result of painting in a small space. She prefers to create large scale works, and so would stretch canvas across the walls and ceiling of her studio, resulting in the drips in her pieces that have become a signature component of her work. Francine leads a very disciplined lifestyle, she rises each morning to exercise and then paints all day. Francine cites painting as her outlet to letting loose, freeing herself from the discipline she brings into all other aspects of her life.

Francine Tint is a New York based abstract expressionist painter. She studied painting at Pratt Institute as well as the Brooklyn Museum College. Tint’s work has been exhibited in over thirty solo shows in the United States and Europe, and is in the permanent collections of numerous museums including the Clement Greenberg collection at the Portland Art Museum and the Krannert Art Museum in Chicago. Her work is in private and corporate collections including Pepsi Co. and Mount Sinai Hospital.

RELATED CATEGORIES

Abstract Expressionism / Abstract Painting / Acrylic Painting / Artistic Intuition / Depth Of Emotion / Distinctive Colors / Inspiration From Nature / New York / Painting / Perception / Texture / Vibrant Use Of Color

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • The Triangle Workshop, Pine Plains, NY
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Brooklyn Museum Art School, Brooklyn, NY
  • The New York Studio School, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Mediateca Provinciale, Palazzo Dell’ Annunziata, Matera, Italy
  • 2015
    Walter Wickiser, New York, NY
  • 2014
    Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Holiday Show, Ille Arts Gallery, Amaganset, NY
  • 55th Season Featured Artists, Harmon Meek Modern, Naples, FL
  • Girl Power, Mayson Gallery, New York, NY

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Curriculum Vitae

Educations

  • The Triangle Workshop, Pine Plains, NY
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Brooklyn Museum Art School, Brooklyn, NY
  • The New York Studio School, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Mediateca Provinciale, Palazzo Dell’ Annunziata, Matera, Italy
  • 2015
    Walter Wickiser, New York, NY
  • 2014
    Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • 2011
    Colorida Art Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2010
    RVS Fine Art, Southampton, NY
  • 2009
    Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY
  • 2008
    Tria Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2007
    Chi Art Center, Westport, CT
  • 2005
    Joyce Towbin Chasan Fine Art, New York, NY
  • RVS Fine Art, Southampton, NY
  • 2004
    Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY
  • 2003
    Gale-Martin Fine Art, New York, NY
  • 2001
    Atelier International, New York, NY
  • 1999
    The National Arts Club, New York, NY
  • 1997
    HVGO de PAGANO Gallery, (formerly Artopia), New York, NY
  • 1996
    Marc Miller Gallery, East Hampton, NY
  • 1995
    Artopia Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1994
    Ulysses Gallery, New York, NY
  • C.S. Schulte Galleries, Millburn, NJ
  • 1987
    (-1994) RVS Fine Art, Southampton, NY
  • Shippee Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1985
    (-1986) Gallery Hirondelle, New York, NY
  • Haber Theodore Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1984
    (-1985) Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
  • 1983
    Martha White Gallery, Louisville, KY
  • Sarah Rentschler Gallery, New York, NY
  • Sarah Rentschler Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Holiday Show, Ille Arts Gallery, Amaganset, NY
  • 55th Season Featured Artists, Harmon Meek Modern, Naples, FL
  • Girl Power, Mayson Gallery, New York, NY
  • ArtMRKT San Francisco, Gallery Sam, San Francisco, CA
  • Baruch Small Works, Sydney Mishkin Gallery, New York, NY
  • Art On Paper, Gallery Sam, New York, NY
  • 2016
    Mostra Internazionalle Di Pittura, Palazzo Dell’ Annunziata, Matera, Italy
  • ArtMRKT San Francisco, Gallery Sam, San Francisco, CA
  • Baruch Small Works, Sydney Mishkin Gallery, New York, NY
  • Art On Paper, Gallery Sam, New York, NY
  • 2015
    Rooted In Abstract Expressionism, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
  • You Go Girl! Celebrating Women Artists, The Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY (Elaine De Kooning, Georgia O’Keefe, Betty Parsons, Francine Tint)
  • Texas Contemporary, Gallery Sam, Houston, TX
  • Abstraction Amplified, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
  • Art MRKT San Francisco, Gallery Sam, San Francisco, CA
  • Baruch Small Works, Sydney Mishkin Gallery, New York, NY
  • Art on Paper, Gallery Sam, New York, NY
  • 2014
    Art Hamptons International Art Fair, Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • Solos Revisited, Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, NY – Pick of the Week
  • Nation Two At the Alamo, Side Show Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2013
    Crosscurrents: A Treasury Through Time, ACA Gallery, New York, NY (Romare Bearden, Oscar Bluemner, Theodoros Stamos, Francine Tint)
  • Art Hamptons International Art Fair, Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • Southampton International Contemporary Art Fair, ACA Gallery, New York, NY
  • New Acquisitions, Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD
  • 2012
    Absorbed by Color, The Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY (Josef Albers, Theodoros Stamos, and Esteban Vicente)
  • Art Hamptons International Art Fair, Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • artMKT, Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • Winter Salon 2012, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
  • 2011
    Art Hamptons International Art Fair, Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • artMKT, Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • 12 Painters 12 Hours, Rogue Space, New York, NY
  • 2010
    Divine Influence, Past and Present, Contemporary Abstract Art and African Sculpture from the Merton D. Simpson Collection, Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, New York, NY
  • Art Hamptons International Art Fair, Tria Gallery, New York, NY
  • Art Hamptons International Art Fair, Gallery Sam, Berkeley, CA
  • Award Winning 14 Sculptors from Around the Country, Excalibur Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Heckscher at 90: Then and Now, The Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
  • It’s a Wonderful 10th, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2009
    Winter White, Tria Gallery, New York, NY
  • Edge of Abstraction, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX (Sam Francis, Pablo Picasso, Francine Tint)
  • 2008
    Group Show, RVS Fine Art, Southampton, NY
  • 2006
    Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT
  • 2005
    Sally French Gallery, Lambertville, PA
  • Sideshow Gallery, Xmas show, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2002
    Three Person Show, Gale-Martin Fine Art, New York, NY
  • 2001
    International Exhibition, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Inc.- Gallery and Guest Artist for Summer of  2001, New York, NY
  • Four Women, Gale-Martin Fine Art, New York, NY
  • 1998
    Present Modernism, Tribes Gallery, New York, NY (Curated by Piri Halasz)
  • 1997
    Solo exhibition, Museo de la Cuidad- Madrid, Spain
  • 1996
    Movements in Modern Art- Selections from the Permanent Collection, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
  • 1995
    American masters of Watercolor- A 100- Year Survey, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA (Milton Avery, Helen Frankenthaler, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, John Marin, John Singer Sargent, Francine Tint)
  • Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The Edmonton Contemporary Artists' Society, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Anthony Caro, Terry Fenton, Sheila Luck, Jules Olitski, Mitchell Smith, Francine Tint)
  • 1994
    American Abstraction: A new Decade, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA (Richard Pousette-Dart, Robert Goodnough, Joan Mitchell, Elizabeth Murray, Francine Tint)
  • The Rockefeller Institute, New York, NY

Grants & Awards

  • 2017
    The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.
  • 2015
    Artists Fellowship Inc., Founded 1859
  • 2012
    Artists Fellowship Inc., Founded 1859
  • Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.
  • 2004
    The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.
  • 2003
    Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.
  • 1999
    Lifetime membership at The National Arts Club, New York

Collections

  • Museum Collection
  • Acadamy Art Museum, Easton, MD
  • Amarillo Museum of Fine Art, Amarillo, TX
  • Ball State University, Museum of Art, IN
  • Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL 
  • Binghamton University Art Museum, Binghamton, NY
  • Brenau University, GA
  • Carroll Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, TN
  • Columbia University, New York, NY
  • El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX    
  • Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
  • John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
  • Krannert Art Museum, Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • Lafayette College Art Galleries & Art Collection. Williams Center For The Arts, Easton, PA  
  • Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
  • Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Northern Arizona University Art Museum and Galleries, AZ
  • Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
  • Stanford University Museum of Art, CA
  • Tampa Museum Of Art, Tampa, FL
  • Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, MN
  • Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KS
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, WI
  • Villanova University Art Gallery, Villanova, PA
  • Selected Private Collections
  • The National Arts Club, New York, NY
  • Burton Berson, MD, New York, NY
  • Anthony Caro, Pine Plains, New York, NY
  • Ralph Gibson, New York, NY
  • Bruce Gitlin, New York, NY
  • Clement Greenberg, New York, NY
  • Glen Jelks, MD, New York, NY
  • Eric Kamen, Morgan Stanley Co., Inc., New York, NY
  • Mark Kupersmith, MD, New York, NY
  • Jerome Kretchmer, New York, NY
  • Guy LaRoche, New York, NY
  • Nicole Miller, New York, NY
  • Kenneth Noble, MD, New York, NY
  • William Edward O'Reilly, New York, NY
  • Roger Miles Rose, MD, New York, NY
  • Herman Turndorf, MD, New York, NY
  • Selected Corporate and Public Collections
  • Citibank, New York, NY
  • Galleria des Arcades, Bern, Switzerland
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, MD, New York, NY
  • Loscalzo & Loscalzo, New York, NY
  • Martin Turchin, New York, NY
  • Michael J. Hecht, Hecht & Co., New York, NY
  • Miller, Tabak, Hirsch & Co., New York, NY
  • Mintz Developers, Morristown, NJ
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Pepsi Co., Purchase, NY
  • Pfizer, New York, NY
  • Sloan Kettering Hospital, New York, NY
  • Tampax-Tambrands, Lake Success, NY
  • Thomas P. Sculco, MD, Surgeon, New York, NY
  • Tokyo John-Do., Ltd., Minata-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

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