Fran Bull Recognized by Marquis Who’s Who for Achievements in Art
Fran Bull has made a name for herself as a painter and printmaker
BRANDON, VT, September 1, 2016, Fran Bull has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A renowned painter and printmaker, Ms. Bull has enjoyed a successful career pursuing her passions. Her work can be found around the world, from the United States to China to Sweden, in museums, private collections and exhibitions. Notably, this prestigious list of art collectors and displayers includes the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Museum of Women Arts in the District of Columbia, and the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Ky. Ms. Bull also participated in The America Photo Realist — an Anthology, an exhibition at the Fisher Fine Art Gallery in London in 1986, and Gallery Gora, an exhibition in Montreal, Canada in 2007, among many others.
Over the course of her career, Ms. Bull endeavored to share her love for and knowledge of art with others. She was adjunct faculty in painting at New York University from 1980 to 1986, a visual artist at Towson University from 1986 to 1987, and a visual artist at the University of West Bohemia in Czechoslovakia Republic from 2002 to 2003. Additionally, she was a guest lecturer at The Carving Studio in Rutland, Vt., from 2007 to 2008.
Ms. Bull’s hard work and dedication have not gone unnoticed. She was honored with inclusion in 14 editions of Who’s Who in American Art and won the AIGA Award. Additionally, she earned a certificate of merit at the 7th annual Feed the Baby, Feed the Soul Competition in Hamilton, Ohio. Furthermore, Ms. Bull was a featured artist at the New Jersey State Council of Arts Artist Gallery in 2002, and was recognized as Best in Show by the Printmaking Center of New Jersey that same year.
To prepare for her career, Ms. Bull received a Bachelor of Arts from Bennington College in 1960, completed coursework in textile design at Fashion Institute of Technology, and achieved a Master of Arts from New York University in 1980. She also participated in an apprenticeship at Malcolm Morley in New York.