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artist , educator

Frances Hynes, American Artist, educator. Avocations: swimming, hiking, gardening, observing birds and wild animals/nature. F C. National Endowment for Arts Artist's fellow, 1980. Member College Art Association, National Watercolor Society, Maine Coast Artists.


Hynes, Frances was born on February 20, 1945 in New York City. Daughter of William John and Frances (Nolen) Hynes.


Bachelor, St. John's University, 1966. Master of Arts, New York University, 1968. Certified, Academy of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy, 1970.


Teacher International Nursery School, Jamaica, New York, 1970-1975. Art director, teacher Queen's Museum of Art, New York City, 1975-1976. Assistant professor St. John's University, 1975-1981.

Lecturer La Guardia Community College, L.I.C., New York, 1981-1982. Assistant professor Long Island University, Brookville, 1991-1992. Visiting artist professor Illinois State University, Normal, 1992.

Visual arts director Flushing (New York ) Arts Council, 1985-1995. Visiting artist professor Burren College Art, County Clare, Ireland, 1995. Artist-in-residence Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1996.

Assistant professor La Guardia Community College, New York, 1998. Artist, teacher Studio in a School, New York City, 1998. Visual arts consultant Queens Council on the Arts, Glendale, 1994-1998.

Visiting artist/lecturer YM-YWHA of Mid-Westchester, New York, 1981, Women in the Arts, New York City, 1981, Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, 1975, New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, 1988, University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1990, 91, Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, 1993, Springfield Museum Art, 1993, Fairfield (Connecticut) University, 1997. Guest artist Printmaking Workshop, New York City, 1984. Resident Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Newbliss, County Monaghan, Ireland, 1995, Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Company Kerry, Ireland.


  • Avocations: swimming, hiking, gardening, observing birds and wild animals/nature. F C.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Parenting Stress Index Contemporary Art Center, L.I.C., 1980, Poindexter Gallery, New York City, 1980, New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, 1988, June Kelly Gallery, New York City, 1991, Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York City, 1981-1993, Springfield (Ohio) Museum Art, 1993, Wright Museum Art, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1994, Central Michigan University, 1996, New Britain (Connecticut) Museum Art, 1997, Jacksonville Museum Contemporary Art, 1998. Group shows include Queens Museum Art, Corona, New York, 1973, 75, 79, United States State Department Art in Embassies Program, since 1973, Poindexter Gallery, 1974, Brooklyn Museum, 1975, Bertha Urdang Gallery, New York City, 1977, Nassau County Museum Fine Arts, Roslyn, New York, 1977, Jamaica Art Center, 1978, 80, Queens Museum Art, 1981, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, 1984, Forum Gallery, New York City, 1984, Gallery Jazz, New Haven, 1985, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1985, Nassau County Museum Fine Arts, 1985, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, 1985, Newark Museum, 1986, Brooklyn Museum, 1986, Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, Connecticut, 1988, Sewall Art Gallery, Houston, 1988, Terry Dintenfass Gallery, 1990, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, 1990, Ogunquit (Maine) Museum American Art, 1993, Springfield Art Museum, 1994, Queens Museum Art, 1994, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York City, 1995, Knoxville Museum Art, 1995, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine, 1995, numerous others. Permanent collections include National Museum Women in Arts, Art in Embassies Program, Yellowstone Art Center, Valley National Bank, Nassau Msu.

      Fine Arts, Newark Museum, Queens Museum Art, Poindexter Family Collections, Godwin-Ternbach Museum of Queens College, Farnsworth Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Bellevue Hospital, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Miami-Dade Public library, others.


Member College Art Association, National Watercolor Society, Maine Coast Artists.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, gardening, observing birds and wild animals/nature.


William John Hynes

Frances (Nolen) Hynes