Fran Siegel’s investigation of place occurs through an expanded form of drawing. Current collaged tapestries depict patterns of time, movement, and cultural impact. 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, and included in "Los Angeles Studio Conversations," a global book series.spacer Siegel's Fulbright award to Brazil supported her research for "Lineage Through Landscape" a solo exhibition at The UCLA Fowler Museum that was included in the Getty's city-wide initiative “PST- LA/LA” in 2017. Siegel’s solo drawing project “Translocation and Overlay” at The Art, Design and Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara 2013/14 and 2020 was a study of local ecology. This major work was purchased by the museum and was the subject of a feature article in X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly. International exhibitions and 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 U.S. Art in Embassies commissioned a permanent work for the consulate in Guayaquil, Ecuador. In 2021 Siegel completed a commission for a Los Angeles community center lobby, and Metro Rail Los Angeles' La Brea Wilshire station to be permanently installed in 2024.spacerSiegel received a Getty Grant from the California Community Foundation, a C.O.L.A Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship, 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. She is currently a professor in the School of Art at California State University, Long Beach.spacerTo download PDF click herespacer For Press Bibliography