Francesca Quintano is a Los Angeles artist, currently residing in Venice Beach. She was born in Santa Monica, California in 1987. She did her undergraduate work at Tufts University/ School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. Much of Francesca’s work combines photo surrealism and abstraction; pulling from her classical oil painting education, her work within the street art world, as well as iconographic imagery from her Los Angeles surroundings.
Francesca shows work extensively through solo shows, group shows, live paintings, and a multitude of auctions. For many years she has been involved in the production and installation of shows throughout Los Angeles focusing on street art, such as Beyond the Streets with Roger Gastman, as well as the critically acclaimed opera Sweetlands. She has participated in the Art at the Rendon, Unicef Next Gen Art Auction, Venice Family Clinic Art Auction, the Venice Art Crawl, and several organized shows for profit and for charities.
What kind of public art project do I want to work on?
I have worked on over a dozen murals, many focusing on societal issues, from work for the City of Long Beach for the BLM movement, homeless outreach programs, to projects for the Los Angeles Clippers. Aside from mural work, I have also done production for numerous interactive art shows, as well as an opera in a public space in Chinatown. I have extensively done public works, and it is one of my great joys.