December News
The Columbia Threadneedle Art Prize
Once again, I am elated to have my drawing shortlisted for the Columbia Threadneedle Art Prize! 'A Gift from Paradise' will be exhibited at The Mall Galleries this February. Wish me luck!



November News
A Gift from Paradise

I am delighted to be exhibiting my birds in Brighton for the first time with Maker Gallery!



October News
The Other Art Fair
I'm happy to be exhibiting at the 10th Edition of The Other Art Fair at the Truman Berwery. I'll be showing all new drawings so please come and see what I've been up to! All are welcome!



June News
Reunion Island

I was taken to the wonderful Reunion Island by Endomol to draw the local birds for a short film, soon to be released. Here are some photos from my trip.




March News
All My Beautiful Boys . Solo Exhibition of Ornithological Drawings

I have spent the past months working on a mammoth collection of bird drawings. I am elated that all 150 will be exhibited with Northcote Gallery this March! Please come and see 'All My Beautiful Boys' from March 12 until 31st!




January News
GRIMM TALES . Faithful Johannes


I was asked to illustrate the tale of Faithful Johannes for the production of Philip Pullman's GRIMM TALES. Prints of the original drawing are available at The Other Art Fair website. Click here to see some close-up images. GRIMM TALES will be performed at OXO Tower Wharf, Bargehouse St, London.

July News
Interview with The Other Art Fair

Please read my interview regarding my residency in Bermuda and future exhibitions here.



May News
Two Bluetits in a Ring at the Victoria & Albet Museum.
My drawing, Two Bluetits in a Ring, is for sale at the V&A Shop as a limited edition of 50. Each print is 30cm by 30cm and costs £55.
You can order online here: Two Bluetits in a Ring



A Myriad of Birds . Residency and Solo exhibition with Masterworks.
I am happy to say that my exhibition will open on May 16th. Please come and see my drawings of birds, inspired by the colours of Bermuda, over diary pages that reference my time on the island. The framing of the exhibition has been generously sponsored by Jardines.






April News
I will be exhibiting four of my bird drawings at The Drawing Room exhibition, located at The Old Cycle Club in London. The exhibition will feature a number of local London artists, curated my Katherine Oliver of the Royal Academy.

March News
I am flying to Bermuda to be Artist in Residence with Masterworks. I will work from March until May, with a solo exhibition opening on May 16th. I am keeping a blog to document my time and work here. Please have a look: A Myriad of Birds.

November News
I have a small solo exhibition, A Collection of Thirty-Seven Birds, at Sloupe, a wonderful cafe / boutique / salon in Clapham. Closes in February.


October News

The Society of Wildlife Artists
I am elated to have my piece: 'A Blush' at the SWLA 50th Anniversary Exhibition at The Mall Galleries. The Private View is to be opened with a speech from Sir David Attenborough. I cannot wait to hear him!



The Other Art Fair

I exhibited and sold my drawings at The Other Art Fair in The Old Truman Brewery.
Here is a photo of me and my birds.



September News

I have been given some more photographs of Moleskine shop Beijing.



 

July News

Moleskine Beijing are featuring my drawings at their shop!
This is the only photograph I have, but please send me a photograph if you pop by.



June News

A Parliament of Drawings - Solo Exhibition at Northcote Gallery, 253 The King's Road, Londom. Please come by!



January News

'Sixty-Seven Birds' - Solo Exhibition at Foyles, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London.



'Artist Fran Giffard has long been captivated by the beauty of natural illustrations and over the last two years she has created an incredible body of artwork focusing on exotic and commonplace birds. Fran started to work directly in her personal diaries capturing the wonder of the ornithological world, and the result is a vivid collection with an intriguing personal slant.'


December News:

A selection of my drawings at the Taproom.



163 Upper Street, Islington until the 23rd of December . Exhibition photographs


September News:


O for Ornithology . Solo Exhibition




My solo exhibition, O for Ornithology, is now open at 10 Grosvenor Street.
Please come by!

June News:

Threadneedle Prize 2012

'One of Every Species of Bird found in Hong Kong. Cage 26' has been short-listed for the Threadneedle Prize for Art. It will be exhibited at the Mall Galleries this September.


May News:

BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year

I have been shortlisted for the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year award.
These are the selected pieces. Wish me luck!


April News:

Aviary



I will be exhibiting my drawings at the Northcote Gallery. To attend the opening or for more information, please email info@northcotegallery.com


March News:

David Shepherd . Wildlife Artist of the Year

I have been short-listed for Wildlife Artist of the Year. Wish me luck!

The Curlew
My drawings are currently being exhibited and sold at The Curlew Restaurant at Bodium.

December News:

Artists and Illustrators Magazine
An article about my drawings has been published in January's Artists and Illustrators Magazine, released this December. You have to pay to read it, but here are some of the images they have. Enjoy!





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