Frances Dodd
Pueblo West, Colorado


Dodd’s art education took place during four years of study at The Art Students League in New York City where she resided for most of her life.  After being one of the first women artists elected to membership in the prestigious Salmagundi Club, the oldest professional artists’ organization in America, she was invited to have a one person exhibit at that facility in 1981 and 1982. In 2005 she was inducted into the International Association of Pastel Societies' Masters Circle. Dodd has signature membership in Plein Air Artists Collorado and Pastel Society of America.

Her paintings have been juried into national exhibits throughout the United States, including The Pastel Society of America, National Association of Women Artists, Artists of Colorado, Degas Pastel Society, Pastel Society of the Southwest, Pastel Society of New Mexico and International Association of Pastel Societies.

Dodd’s work is included in the collections of Forbes Magazine; MCI Telecommunications Corp.; American West Airlines; Rio Grande Museum, Del Norte, CO; Colorado Historical Society; Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO; Parkview Hospital, Pueblo, CO; Community Banks of Southern Colorado and numerous other noted corporate and private collections.

Her work has been published in American Artist Magazine, 1998 and 1997, The Artist Magazine, 1993, Northlight Magazine 1990 and Christian Science Journal, 2000.

She is represented by the following galleries:
Wilde-Meyer Galleries, Scottsdale and Tucson, AZ
Seven Arrows Gallery, Woodland Park, CO
Colorado Expressions, Colorado Springs,, CO
John Deaux Gallery, Pueblo, CO
Firedworks Gallery, Alamosa, CO

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