FF11, Portrait of a Man, 2011, Edition 1/15, Archival Pigment Print, 17 x 22”
FF13, Two Portraits, 2011, Edition 2/15, Archival Pigment Print, 17 x 22”
Fran Forman studied art and sociology at Brandeis University and received a Master of Social Work degree and then a Master of Fine Art degree from Boston University. She has held a succession of positions in the field of graphic design, book cover art, and web design. Between professional life and family, Fran continued to create her personal art, combining illustrative and photographic skills with a passion for surrealism, paradox, illusion, assemblage, the non-human world, and the dislocations of time and place. Ms. Forman is a currently Resident Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University and also teaches digital collage at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her artwork has been exhibited widely, both locally and internationally, and appears in journals and magazines and adorns the covers of several books. She has won significant top prizes and received several grants. Her works are included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.