Chris Francis

Members - Artists


Studied at College of Further Education, Sutton Coldfield (Pre-Diploma) and gained Diploma in Art and Design up graded to BA at College of Art, Stoke-on-Trent (now Staffordshire University). Subsequent part-time study includes adult education classes at Sir John Cass College and adult education institutes in his home town of Birmingham and the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley. Residential courses including the Slade Summer School.

Professional Artist from March 2000 – to date -

Work exhibited at the following Erotic Art exhibitions:

Aphrodisia – Beaumont Hall Studios, St Albans
Guild of Erotic Artists, Beaumont Hall Studios, St Albans
Menier Gallery (Erotic Art Show 2011)
Olympia Erotica Art Galley, London
Art Erotica, Gallery 127, Cork Street, London
Work exhibited at the following London venues:

Mall Gallery (Pastel Society, Royal Society of British Artists, Hesketh Hubbard and
Royal Society of Marine Artists)

Morley, Westminster and Menier Galleries (United Society of Artists Annual Opens
including 2012)

Gallery 47, Bloomsbury
Wine, Kensington
Stark Gallery, Lee Green
John Jones Gallery, Finsbury
Discovery Centre Exhibition, Greenwich
St Alfege’s Millennium Exhibition, Greenwich
Affordable Art Fair, Battersea
Participated in deptfordx arts festival
Blackheath Art Society, Blackheath

City headquarters of London Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Canvass Club, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Childers Street Open Studios 2001-5

Out of Town Shows

Crypt Ballery, St Ives; Mine Gallery, Carshalton The Art
House, Emsworth ; West Street Gallery (Faversham) plus Fisherton Mill
(Salisbury); Well Hall Pleasance (Eltham), Hall Place (Bexley), Trinity Arts Centre
(Tunbridge Wells), as well River and Rowing Museum (Henley)

Associated Activities:

Articles for A+I, The Artist and Paint; Demonstrations at Art Groups throughout South East and short courses at Earnley Concourse and sessional tutor Kent Adult Education Service. Runs Masterclasses in life drawing and painting at Waterloo Action Centre, SE1

Image by Guild of Erotic Artists member Chris Francis