Connel William Francis

Connel William Francis

C. W. Francis is a Bristol-based artist who works in various media including silverpoint and pastel, watercolour and oil paint, as well as photographic film. He studied at the University of Brighton, receiving a first-class honours degree in Fine Art followed by a masters degree in Arts and Cultural Research.

MRes Arts and Cultural Research, University of Brighton, 2016-2018

BA (Hons) Fine Art: Critical Practice, University of Brighton, 2013-2016. First Class Honours

Clifton Arts Annual Summer Exhibition, Bristol, 2021

Perspectives, Waste House, University of Brighton, 2018

The Hogarth Press at 100, The Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, 2017

Imaginative Investigations, University of Brighton, 2017

PARTITION, University of Brighton, 2016

The Open Art Market, Brighton Open Market, 2016

Chepstow Road Installed, Newport, 2016

BYSSO, University of Brighton, 2015

CRIME, Reading University, 2014

THIRD YEAR DEGREE SHOW, University of Brighton, 2013

End of year show, Bristol School of Art, 2013

As part of Young Arnolfini Artist Collective
Young Arnolfini Artist Collective Pop Up, Quakers Friars, Bristol, 2011

"Remove the ceiling so the sculpture can carry on...", Arnolfini, Bristol, 2011

Wake up and smell the dental floss, Arnolfini, Bristol, 2011

Artist in Residence
Arts Connect (Culture Shift), 2015-2016

Conference Talks
‘Toward a Vegan Aesthetic 2’ at the Doctoral College Forum, University of Brighton, May 2017

‘Toward a Vegan Aesthetic' at Imaginative Investigations, University of Brighton, March 2017

‘Utopia and wellbeing’ at Soundings and Findings: A Connected Communities Research Conference, University of East Anglia, July 2015

Pre-publication Chapter Reviewer
Governing for Resilience in Vulnerable Places (London: Routledge, 2017)

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