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Frances Sniffen

12504 Exchange Ct., S.
Potomac, MD 20854, U.S.A.
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Phone: (202) 338-7580

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                    Ms. Frances Sniffen

(202)338-7580- ( (ISC)
Mailing address:  12504 Exchange Ct.,S. Potomac, Md. 20854


International Biennale(Florence, Italy 2009- International Jury including Rosa Tejada,Matta Roca, Dominique Baechler, Stefano Francolini and others

The Drawing Center, N.Y. City,Gallery 440, Brooklyn,N.Y.Sculpture Now, Washington D.C.     Ann Marie Sculpture garden, solomon, Md.
International Biennale (Florence, Italy)                   
Installation: Biomorphs, 2003                                                                 
International Biennale Committee Selection
Includes: Barbara Rose, and others


Gallery K, Washington, D.C.(now closed)
Installation: Biomorphs, 2003

WSG (6 women solos), Washington, D.C.
Installation: “Metaphor for Memory”
10 Mummies, 1998, WPA/C Project Space
Curator: Milena Kalinovska, International Curator

Two Artists Exhibition

Anne C. Fisher Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Sculpture (Bronze, Rubber, Hydrocal), 2005


First Place, Sculpture
Global International Competition, 2004
Gallery International, Baltimore, Maryland
Title: Biomorph #5/Cast Bronze

First Place
Dorothy Tabak National Foundation Award, 2002

Cash Award
National Association of Women Artists, New York
Frances  Sniffen –

National Exhibition held at Binney/Smith Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Fabric Wall Relief, Abstract Landscape


First Place
Installation, All Media, 2001

Cash Award
Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia
Title: Spawning (Regional East Coast Competition)
Juror: Trinket Clark, Former Curator, National Gallery of A


Ann Marie Sculpture Garden - Solomon, Md.

MFA Gallery , Annapolis, Md.

Attleboro Arts Museum - Live Auction- Nov.'08

Sculpture Now '08(Wash.Sculpt.Group)Juror-David Furchgott(Int.ArtsDC)

440 Gallery -Brooklyn, N.Y. (Summer Show)Juror-David Humphrey'08

Guild Hall - Hamptons-N.Y (Summer Member show)'08

The Drawing Center  - New York City - Live Auction (Nov.-'07

WPA/Corcoran Gallery - Live Auction -'07

Pearl River-N.Y. National Assoc.ofWomen Artists(N.Y) juried competition-'07

Arts Club of Washington Juried Show- '07


WPA/C-WSG, Edison Pl.Gallery, Washington,D.C.( Jan.-March
Sculpture Unbound – Wall Installation
“Inside the Invisible”/Rust –(16  units – Hydrocal/steel wool)
Juror: Glenn  Harper, Editor of  International  Sculpture Magazine 
Former Editor of Forum Magazine

Arlington Art Center – Arlington, Va. ( – Jan.-March ’06)
Title of Show: Déjà vu: A new View
Mixed Media -

Bristol Museum of Art, Bristol, Rhode Island

Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, Mass.
Gala Auction - October-November 2005
Mixed Media Drawing on Canvas

NAWA, INC., New York (Lower Manhattan Development Corp.)
Group  Show –Painting 2004
Juried Centerpiece, sculpture, 2004

National Museum of Women in Arts
Gala Auction, painting, 2003 ,2
NAWA Annual Competition, 2003

Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, Massachusetts
Fiberglass wall relief, 2002  (competition)

Delaware Center for Contemporary Art
Wilmington, Delaware
Painting-mixed media, 2002
Juror: Ann Landi, critic and writer
Art News, New York Times

Russian Embassy Cultural Center
Washington, D.C.
Group exhibition, sculpture, 2002

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 
Group exhibition, painting, 2002

CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, Baltimore, Maryland
SNAPSHOT – Traveling Show (1 yr.) Catalogue – CD
Group – November  2000 –

ARTSCAPE ‘97, Baltimore, Maryland
Floor and wall installation, Fiber and mixed media
Juror: Thelma Golden, Whitney Museum, New York


Georgetowner, 2006
Georgetowner, 1998/2003
Washington Post, 2001
Baltimore Sun, 1997

Frances Sniffen – Page 4 – Resume’

BFA, Corcoran College of Art/Design
further studies(grad studies) Univ. of Md.
Art Students League of New York

Employment:  Arlington Arts Center(Summer Intensive Workshop)2001



Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran,Washington, D.C.
WPAC/Board Member- Elected – December 2005
Arlington Art Center, Board of Directors (2001-2002)
National Association of Women Artists, Inc., NYC, Jury selected
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Women’s CommitteGala Auction Committee Hermitage collection


Meridian House International (THIS), (Art Comm.) Elected

Washington Sculptors Group

              "Who'sWho in American Art"  Publication- Nov. 2008

                “Coloring Shadows” – a poetic coloring book for children
                          Dorranace Publishing Company
                           Pittsburgh, Pa.   -  1994  (ISBN # 0-8059-3536-3)