International Fine Artist Frances Tyler has always loved art and design. From an early age she enjoyed creating beautiful things, often drawing her inspiration from nature. Her work is colorful, energetic and includes strong graphic elements, influenced by her background as an Art Director and Designer. Frances is committed to sharing her expertise in watercolor, acrylic and mixed media painting through her workshops, classes and demonstrations all over the world.
Frances has extensive experience as an art and design professional. She hold a Bachelor of Science, Communications; Advertising magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. During her time at UT, she also studied Fine Art with concentrations in painting and drawing. She went on to graduate from The Creative Circus Art and Advertising (Portfolio) School in Atlanta, GA with a degree in Art Direction/Graphic Design.
Active in the arts community, Frances is a member of several art and professional organizations in the U.S. and abroad. As an experienced educator and materials expert, Frances does live painting demonstrations at events throughout the year for several fine art supply brands and retailers. She incorporates national and international artist residencies into her studio practice, combining her love of art, travel and nature.
Frances has received numerous awards and honors for her achievements in art and design.