Zoey Frank (b. 1987, Boulder, CO) received her MFA in painting from Laguna College of Art and Design in Laguna Beach, California after studying for four years with Juliette Aristides in the Classical Atelier at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Washington. She is represented by Danese/Corey Gallery in New York City, and Galerie Mokum in Amsterdam. She has received numerous honors and awards, including three Elizabeth Greenshields grants, the Avigdor Arikha Memorial International Residency Scholarship, the Artist’s Magazine All Media Competition Grand Prize of 2012, the Hudson River Fellowship in 2012, and scholarships from the Albert K. Murray Foundation, the Stacey Foundation, and the Art Renewal Center. Her work has been featured in publications such as Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, the International Artist Magazine, Artist’s Magazine, and Southwest Art. She lives and works in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Frank's first love of Renaissance paintings and technical beauty Using a collaboration with materials and experimenting with process Creating artworks that are unique and personal by painting mundane objects that focus less on the subject and more on the technical quality Frank's ability to approach paintings of the same subject with different sets of problems to solve Refueling her creative energy by traveling, looking at art, and talking to other artists The importance of maintaining routines to create balance and making time for the business aspect of art The quality of working observationally from an unplanned still life Frank's persistence with applying and getting rejected for art opportunities www.artistdecoded.com