About the Artist: Fran Abrams
Fran Abrams, Rockville, MD, has been creating work with polymer clay since 2000. She enjoys the colors and three-dimensional nature of polymer clay. Her work includes "paintings" and sculpture. She does not use any paints or added color in her work. Fran's artwork has been in more than a dozen solo shows in the greater DC metropolitan area. Many of her polymer clay paintings have been included in national and regional juried and invitational shows throughout the country and have won numerous awards in competition with work in more traditional mediums. Fran's work titled "Warmth of the Fire" was recognized as Best 2-D Art by the International Polymer Clay Association in 2014 and is now in the polymer clay collection of Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI. She has received an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. Fran is a member of Foundry Gallery in Washington, DC, an artist-run cooperative gallery, where she serves as Treasurer.