Frances is a well-known Alberta-based artist who resides in Edmonton.
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Frances received her BFA from the University of Alberta in 1980. Her vibrant work is in public and private collections throughout Canada and the United States.
In addition to her painting, Frances lectures and teaches both adults and children in creative approaches to watercolours and acrylics.
Frances is represented by several galleries across Alberta.
Frances Alty-Arscott began as a proficient watercolour painter and added the medium of acrylic on canvas to her repertoire in the early 2000's. Colour can be a powerful element of visual communication, and Frances was able to transfer her signature use of vibrant colour in her watercolours to her acrylic paintings.
Her work is inspired by the rolling countryside and the sparse woodlands of Alberta. She does not paint specific scenes so much as take the elements that she sees and attempt to portray her impressions on the paper or canvas. Having lived in the province her whole life, Alberta's urban and rural landscapes continue to be her inspiration for her own unique expressionistic style. The artwork of Frances Alty-Arscott is represented by Rowles & Company Ltd.