Fran Siegel’s explorations of place engage the natural landscape and its cultural representation. Current collaged tapestries seam together multiple viewpoints, patterns, time sequences, and surfaces to encompass a nomadic perspective. Siegel’s monumental works have recently been acquired by LACMA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Long Beach Museum of Art, Yale University Art Gallery, and The Morgan Library.spacer Her work is represented by Wilding/ Cran Gallery in Los Angeles and has been presented in solo exhibitions in New York including Lesley Heller Gallery. Published articles include The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Art in America, ArtCritical, ARTnews, Artillery, Art+Cake, Art on Paper, The Brooklyn Rail, LA Weekly, Fabrik, Hyperallergic, Sculpture Magazine, XTRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, and the global book series: "Los Angeles Studio Conversations."spacer Siegel has developed and exhibited works throughout Europe and South America. As a Fulbright fellow in Brazil she conducted research for "Lineage Through Landscape" which was included in the Getty's city-wide initiative “PST- Los Angeles/Latin America” with her 2017 solo exhibition at The UCLA Fowler Museum. International exhibitions and residency fellowships inform her practice and include The Bogliasco Foundation, Nuova Icona, and Siena Art Institute in Italy; La Napôule and Camargo/Bau Foundation in France; Muzeum Stzuki, Lodz, Poland; CCA Andrax, Spain; The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; and Instituto Sacatar, Bahia, Brazil. Siegel represented the United States in the IX International Biennial of Cuenca, Ecuador and Art in Embassies commissioned a permanent work for the U.S. consulate in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Siegel recently completed a permanent commission for the Los Angeles lobby of Jewish Family Services, and her 120 foot glass tiled mural for Metro Rail Los Angeles' La Brea Wilshire station is to be permanently installed in 2025.spacerSiegel received a Getty Grant from the California Community Foundation, a C.O.L.A Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship, Center for Cultural Innovation, and the OC Contemporary Collectors Grant. She earned her M.F.A. from Yale University School of Art, and B.F.A. from Tyler School of Art. Siegel is currently a professor in the School of Art at California State University, Long Beach.spacerTo download PDF click herespacer For Press Bibliography