Original Paintings by Diana Francia Contemporary Art - Fine Art

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Artworks by Colombian Painters. Resume - Biography of Diana Francia

Contemporary and modern Colombian painters, artworks and career of Colombian artist Diana Francia.

Resume, Biography, Exhibitions, Recognitions, and her artworks in museums and collections.

Description of her work and artist's statement

Diana Francia Art exhibitions
Diana Francia and Master Angel Loochkartt
Diana Francia Cultural Management
Diana Francia Social Work

Special Mentions - Awards Distinctions

 

  • 2019. MENTION OF HONOR Bogotá Colombia. For the Sucrea Foundation - Congress of the Republic. Exhibition Colors Woman XXI century.
  • 2019. RECOGNITION Bogotá, Colombia 3rd International Anniversary Colombia Rinconesarte Foundation - House of the department of Tolima.
  • 2018. MENTION OF HONOR For his excellent performance as an Artist and Titan of the FigthArt Live Painting league. Bogota Colombia
  • 2018. MENTION OF HONOR Mayor's Office of Sincelejo - Office of Cultural Affairs for its outstanding participation in the III Meeting of Artists in Sucre
  • 2018. RECOGNITION Sincelejo, Sucre. for his valuable participation in the III Meeting of Artists in Sucre, by the Government of Sucre, Mixed Fund of Culture and SUCREA Foundation
  • 2018. RECOGNITION OF MERIT AND HONOR to Kontempor Art and Diana Francia G O for the Government of Sucre, Mixed Culture Fund and SUCREA Foundation For the outstanding support for the III Meeting of Artists in Sucre
  • 2018, DIPLOMA TO MERIT Sicily, Italy. Latin Americart In Europe, AS.MU.DO Association Peace and Justice SUCREA Foundation
  • 2018. RECOGNITION Atlanta, USA Consulate General of Colombia in Atlanta Participation Memories of Colombia. Ar7sevent
  • 2018. RECOGNITION Bogotá, Colombia Ar7seven for the participation 1st Tour USA
  • 2018. RECOGNITION Houston, USA. Colombian Plastic Language Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston. Ar7seven
  • 2018. MENTION OF HONOR. Bogota Colombia. Opus figurative and representational art fair at Melaká Art Gallery.
  • 2017. MENTION OF HONOR Sinaloa - Mexico International Expo "Solidarity With Mexico Lindo Y Querido" Frida Kahlo Gallery
  • 2017. HONOR DIPLOMA Lima - Peru by the Trasenderes Association Exhibition International Visions UNIFE Gallery
  • 2017. SPECIAL RECOGNITION Sincelejo, Sucre. For the Mayor's Office of Sincelejo And For the Office of Cultural Affairs for the outstanding artistic participation in the 2nd international meeting of artists in Sucre of the SUCREA Foundation
  • 2016 SPECIAL MENTION Bogotá, Colombia. Fundación Social Transplante Colombia For the contribution to the production of the artistic calendar in favor of this foundation.
  • 2016. GUEST ARTIST Bogotá, Colombia “Tribute to Women Painters of the 20th Century” Corporación Tecnológica de
  • 2015 AWARDED ARTIST Santa Marta, Magdalena. VI Hall of Religious Art in the Museum of Art of the University of Magdalena Cloister San Juan Nepomuceno. (6 selected) of 30 participants in the
  • 2015. RECOGNITION PARTICIPATION AND DONATION WORK Neiva, Colombia. Museum of Contemporary Art of Huila,
  • 2014 MENTION OF HONOR Culiacán, Mexico. In the International Exhibition In Mexico "Parallel Worlds" for the work "Waiting" Organized by MAI Colombia in the House of Culture of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa.
  • 2013. RECOGNITION Miami, USA. 2nd Fair of Services for Colombians in Miami. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Consulate General Central in Miami,
  • 2013 RECOGNITION Bogotá, Colombia. As "Godmother of Los Angeles De Luna" Committed to the Social Aspect and for her Benefactor Work at the Julio César Luna Theater Foundation
  • 2013 DISTINCTION Bogotá, Colombia for Unconditional Support to Los Angeles De Luna of the Julio Cesar Luna Theater Foundation
  • 2013 SPECIAL MENTION Medellín, Antioquia. or Labor and Delivery to the Community of Manrique Guadalupe, by the Guadalupe Educational Institution
  • 2013 SPECIAL MENTION Cartagena - Colombia. or The Work And Delivery To The Nozzle Community By The Caribbean Smiles Foundation
  • 2013 MENTION OF HONOR “COUP DE FOUNDRE” Liege, Belgium / Cali, Colombia. the work "A work in the eyes of Loochkartt" In the Tribute to the master Angel Loochkartt
  • 2013 MEDICAL DISTINCTION Bogotá, Colombia. As Benefactor Theatrical Foundation Julio Cesar Luna Festival Orchestra Competition of the Military and Police Forces in favor of Los Angeles De Luna hotel in the Military Club
  • 2011. MENTION VII Bogota, Colombia. Fray Angelica Plastic Arts Hall. 
  • 2011 MENTION OF HONOR Bogota, Colombia At the VII Cundinamarca Artists Hall "Policarpa Salavarrieta" Cundinamarca Governorate, Departmental Institute of Culture and Tourism, Cultural and Ecological Foundation to the work "All Ordonez, today a pugilistic star shines in the firmament" 
  • 2011 WINNER CONTEST Bogotá, Colombia  In the Open Call for Painting Muralism. “Complicity in childhood” Mural Usaquén (10 winners)

 

Curriculum, Biography, Exhibitions, Recognitions of Diana Francia. Her artworks in museums and collections. Description of her work and her artist statement

Diana Francia Resume Colombian artist

Biography of Diana Francia Gómez Ordóñez

 

The Colombian painter Diana Francia Gomez Ordonez was born in Cali Colombia in the year 1970, from a descendant family of artists, in consequence, she began her passion and closeness with art at painting, since a very young age, in an authentic self-learned matter. Later Diana Francia began her studies in fine arts; therefore, her artistic career in which she has been strongly and continuously participating in a large number of collective and individual art exhibitions.
Her artwork has been exhibited in several countries, such as the United States, Spain, France, Belgium, Italy, Morocco, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile, and Colombia
Her endless hard work and deepest love for art have made her become an art and cultural manager and is one of the founders of "Kontemporánea Arte Itinerante / Gestión KontemporArte", entities dedicated to arts promoting in her country.
Because of her compromises within her work in the social aspect, she has been recognized as a benefactor and Godmother in the “Angeles de Luna foundation”

"Diana Francia as a good expressionist on her authenticity continuously has carried over the process of the German George Grosz and Otto Dix, plus the Colombians Angel Loochkartt, Umberto Giangrandi, Carlos Granada, Fabiola Alarcon, Mauricio Achury, Lorenzo Jaramillo, Cesar Correa and Henan Dario Correa with their imprint of Sensuality and eroticism.
As good night owls. Expressionists advance through the depths of the night, and fill their canvases and papers with worldly stars; who exhibit their mutant faces and their feminine masculine or androgynous spirit, like Birds of prey they see, they capture and extract their spirit."

Fernando Guinard, Director of the museum of art Erotic American.

"The technique that Diana Francia uses in her paintings has a high relevance, for the style that she proposes and by using two-phase dripping: a fluid that gives expressiveness and movement to the stroke, in an abstract or informal expressionist manner, and another controlled by a figurative nature with, where She draws the shapes and contours of Her compositions.
Her artwork gets to captivate and attract the attention of the viewer, plunging them into the deep aspects of a psychic and psychological universe, full of reflection and contemplation”

Edgar Estupiñán Master of Fine Arts - Cultural commentator

Diana Francia Artist Statement

 

"Painting ... is entering a parallel world created by me ...

In the depths of my thoughts I love, I live, I feel, I dream and I miss, only in my mind, I am the owner and architect of that parallel, ephemeral and disturbing world, which I intend to capture in the canvases so that the viewer perceives them in an accurate way. 

I want to capture, among other topics, the emotions and the states of the womans soul reflected in looks, faces, and bodies, some taken from me, others coming from my imagination or from my surroundings, and in them their different moods, sensations, feelings, doubts, and frustrations; in an expressionist figurative style with textures, paint drips and vibrant colors which allow me to give him the strength, spontaneity, and fluidity that this theme requires. This as a tribute and to document in some way the current situation of women showing through my works everything that goes beyond a naked body, as is the essence, value, sensuality, and eroticism. I wish to exhort women to love themselves regardless of religion, physicality, age or social status, to see ourselves with other eyes, that beyond the skin there is a soul that lives, dreams, longs, and feels.

 

My series "Body and Naked Soul", "My Parallel World", "Question of Faith", "Animals ... Beings of Light" and "Migrations ... from the Real to the Unreal"; they are portals of that parallel world, which allow me to bring what is in my mind to reality.

 

Diana Francia 

Diana Francia Resume Colombian artist
Diana Francia Resume Colombian artist Artwork

Description of Diana Francia Artwork

 

My favorite subjects are religious, portrait, figure, landscapes, animals and abstract.

 

They are paintings that represent my world and my circumstances, inner or outer experiences, feelings, places, life situations that remain in my mind, beings and moments that want to capture in my memory, thoughts that they want to transmit to others. All this reflected through the techniques of artistic painting; In a figurative expressionist style, with colors and textures that express my emotions and states of the soul, To make them I usually use canvases, although some are painted on wood. I work with oil and / or acrylic paint or mixed media technique, I use any medium that allows me to highlight my paintings; Using as a technique the spatula and/or controlled dripping of paint on the support used (Art Dripping)

 

Through my paintings, I want to achieve more and more inner freedom and creativity, letting myself carry out the imagination or the feeling of the moment. Taking what is in my mind, incorporating it spontaneously on the canvas so that the viewer perceives it correctly.

Artworks of Diana Francia in collections and museums

 

2016. HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF PEÑOL ANTIOQUIA Work "Tristeza" Mixed canvas 60X40 cm

2015. NICOLÁS HERRERA MUSEUM IN IBARRA ECUADOR Work: "Pensativa 3" Mixed on canvas 60x40 cm

2015. MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF HUILA (MACH) Neiva, Huila. Work. "I Analyze You" Mixed Acrylic / Canvas 60x45 cm

2014. CONSUL GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN COLOMBIA Work. The Mixed Passion On Canvas 100x70 Cm USA

2014. ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF MAZATLAN Mazatlán-México, Work "A la Espera" Mixed / cloth 60x40 CM

2013. FOUNDATION TEATRAL JULIO CÉSAR LUNA. Bogotá D. C. Work. Consentida Girl Acrylic / Canvas 50 x 70 cm

2013. MUSEUM OF AMERICAN EROTIC ART, MAREA. Bogotá D.C. Work. El Embrujo Mixta / Canvas 90x70 Cm

And in different private collections in Colombia and abroad.

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Diana Francia artist statement
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