Frances Vye Wilson is an artist born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She grew up in a family of contemporary artists working in a variety of media; painting, ceramics,jewelry,sculpture,architecture and fashion design.
She studied Fine Art, dance, and choreography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A starting point for her journey as a three dimensional artist was a 12 year emersion in plant constituents used in the Japanese art form Ikebana. This study culminated in two exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art, NYC.
After spending much of her life in the film and tv industry as a member of the Screen Actors Guild, a theater producer for The Actors Studio and founder of a film production company, New Century Filmworks, she returned again in 2013 to New York to pursue her true passion for art and in particular, sculpture.
She is presently living and working in the Meatpacking District and studying Sculpture and Mixed Media at the National Academy Museum and School.
National Academy Museum and School, New York, NY 2015-2016
Arts Student League, New York, NY 2015
Ikebana, Sogetsu School, NY, CT. 2006 - 2015
Parsons School of Design, Floral Design, New York,NY 1986-1987
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC. Fine Arts, Choreography, Dance 1979