Fran’s work is included in major museums and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (Washington, DC), and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and others.
Fran’s latest book, The Rest Between Two Notes, published by Unicorn in 2020, has already garnered several awards. Escape Artist: The Art of Fran Forman was selected as one of the Best PhotoBooks of 2014 by Elizabeth Avedon. Monographs of Fran’s solo exhibitions were published by Pucker Gallery in 2020, 2018, 2016, and 2014. Fran is also featured in many other publications.
The Fox Talbot Museum, National Trust, UK, The Massachusetts State House (The Griffin Museum of Photography), AfterImage Gallery (Dallas), the University of North Dakota, Galeria Photo/Graphica (Mexico), and the Pucker Gallery (Boston) have recently mounted solo exhibitions of Fran’s work. Fran has won numerous significant international awards and prizes. Fran was also the Commencement Speaker at the New England School of Photography in 2018 and has lectured broadly, including the Masters of Digital Photography at the School of Visual Art in New York.
She is an Affiliated Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, a recipient of several grants and Artist Residencies, and teaches advanced photo-collage internationally. Additionally, she is often asked to juror and curate photo exhibitions.
Fran studied art and sociology at Brandeis University, received an MSW in psychiatric social work, and then an MFA from Boston University. She resides in the New England area.
featured image ©Fran Forman
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