Exhibition History

2019 September. 167th Royal West of England Academy Annual Open Exhibition

2019 September. Selected for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019

2019 July. Group Exhibition Picturing the Word Dartington Print Workshop, Devon. An exhibition of handmade artists’ books.

2019 May. Group Exhibition Re-birth Coombe Gallery Devon

2019 Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship Advisory Committee Member

2019 Elected Royal West of England Academy (RWA) Academician

2018 Selected for the Wells Art Contemporary Awards exhibition

2018 Selected for the Trinity Buoy (formerly Jerwood) drawing Prize exhibition

2018   November. Fellowship  Award, Bogliasco, Italy

2017  Open Exhibition 165 Annual Open Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol.

2017  Collaborative and Solo Hallsands Revisited, South Hallsands cliff top, Devon. A site-specific event to commemorate the centenary year of the taking of the village of thirty seven houses by the sea. A collaborative event with musicians Lona Kozik and Sam Richards including an audio/visual performance. (Catalogue). https://www.hallsandsarts.co.uk 

2017  Award and Open Exhibition Drawn 2017, Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol. Winner of the Theresa Knowles Travel Bursary Award

2017   Group Exhibition Off the Peg. Printmakers from the Dartington Print  Workshop, Dartington,   Devon.

2017   Mixed Exhibition Tree Life, Coombe Gallery, Dartmouth, Devon.

2016  Solo Exhibition Frances Gynn, Paintings and Drawings Little Dartmouth, Devon. The culmination of work produced after an eighteen month residency. A site-specific response to the work of garden designer, Dan Pearson. Landscaping on the coast from cultivated to wild. (Catalogue).

2015   Group Exhibition Palate to Palette, Coombe Gallery, Dartmouth,Devon.

2014-2016 Residency Little Dartmouth - Eighteen month residency at Little Dartmouth, Devon responding to the work of garden designer Dan Pearson

Oct-Dec 2014'Tideline' Galerie het Vijfde, Antwerp

July 2014'Flow' Little Dartmouth, Devon

March 2013Royal West of England Academy Drawn 2013 Exhibition

2012Bunker Project Marlborough. Mixed exhibition.

2010John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize Second Stage Finalist

2010Raw Material Exhibition Coombe Gallery, Devon

2009Coombe Gallery, Devon

2008Unseen South Hams group exhibition

2008Mixed exhibition, Coombe Gallery Devon

2007 - Affordable art fair

2007Mixed exhibition Coombe Gallery, Devon

2006Solo Exhibition, Ainscough Gallery, London

2005Art Bar Live, Exeter

2004Drawing the line, Coombe Gallery Devon

2000British Arts Festival Kuwait


1989Turicum Gallery, Zurich Switzerland