Frances Bildner

I paint from my imagination. Much of my work stems from my subconscious and draws inspiration from both the Abstract Expressionists and German Expressionists.


The most important element for me in painting is colour. Everything I want to say is translated through colour and movement. I use colour in quite an emotive way.


I have sold to private collectors, offices and restaurants, and have exhibited in Europe and the United States.


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Artist Exhibitions


  • St Edward Homes Ltd
  • Cogent Ltd
  • Ashurst Morris & Crisp
  • Gross Fine Ltd
  • Veleriski & Co . ASK Pizza
  • Arcturas Publishing
  • Michael Joyce Consultants
  • Digital Broadcasting Company Ltd
  • Marylebone Computer Company
  • Rhodes Farm Clinic
  • Mavglen Ltd
  • The Art Movement
  • Zebra One
  • Platinum Productions
  • Film Set Nature Boy (BBC Drama Series October 1999)
  • Sound Runnings
  • Mozaique Restaurant
  • Ideal Home International
  • Jardine Consultants
  • Clent Richardson
  • Davies Laing & Dick
  • Loggerhead Publishing


New York

  • Tower49
  • Bacchi Consultants
  • Tony Lee Consultants
  • Columbia University Hospital
  • Illusorio Consultants
  • Bruce Dennis Associates
  • Graham Morris Animation (LA)
  • En Vogue Photographics
  • Lee Elman Investors
  • Stern, Levy & Wiener
  • Ammirati Purls Lintas
  • Viator
  • Benevento Productions

Please contact Frances for further information.

  • 2014

    Open Studios Chocolate Factory

  • 2013

    Arusha Gallery Edinburgh group show

  • 2012

    Westbury Accountants group show

    Moss and Associates solo show

    Gallery 27, Cork Sreet, group show

  • 2011

    Summer Show Islington Arts Factory

  • 2010

    Group Show Islington Arts Factory

  • 2009

    PM Gallery Solo Show

  • 2008

    Paintings and poetry show at "Seven" Bedford Row

    (Joint Showing)

  • 2006

    Ben Uri Art Gallery Paintings and Poetry Evening

    (Joint Showing)

  • 2005

    Awareness Centre Solo Show - Paintings and Poetry

    Hampstead Theatre Solo Show - Paintings and Poetry

  • 2004

    Art and Vision Solo Show

    Candid Arts Centre Group Show

  • 2003

    Business Design Centre Islington

  • 2002

    Collyer Bristow Group Show

    Tucker Turner Kingsley Wood London Solo Show

    The Engineer London Solo Show

    The Box London Solo Show

    The Abbey London Solo Show

    Albermarle Gallery Group Show

    Collyer Bristow Group Show, London

  • 2001

    Babbington House Group Show, Somerset

    Ian Mathews M.O.T. Solo Show, London

    Albermarle Gallery Group Show, London

    Candid Art Gallery Gomm Show, London

  • 2000

    Priory An Gallery Summer Show, London

    Lauderdale House Two Person Show, London

    Artmonsky gallery Bath Art Fair

    Candid Art Gallery Group Show, London

  • 1999

    Bar Room Bar Solo Show, London

  • 1997

    Mosaique Solo Show, London

    Ben-Uri Auction

  • 1995

    London Lighthouse Solo Show

    Sarah Tankel Hause Group Show, London

    Atrium Gallery Group Show, London

  • 1994

    Mary Lou's Solo Show, New York City

    Gagliardi Art Gallery Group Show, London

  • 1993

    Gagliardi Art Gallery Group Show, London

  • 1992

    SoHo Studio Center Group Show, New York City

  • 1990

    Wetherholt Gallery Group Show, Washington D.C.

  • Pre 1990

    Please contact Frances via email for information on exhibitions before 1990.

Frances Bildner, Artist Statement

The thematic concept of my work is concerned with life in all it's myriad forms.


I am influenced by the German Expressionists and the Abstract Expressionists. I place emphasis on the emotive aspect of the work and,like them, my work is both emotional and immediate.


When I was thirteen years old Sir Charles Wheeler, the past president of the Royal Academy wanted to buy my flower painting, which had won first prize in a competition in East Sussex.


I have been an artist for many years, working in a variety of mediums - paintings, mosaic tables, walls & trays and textiles.


I am a colourist, I love colour in all its variety and paint from my imagination. My paintings are organic. An image may appear on the canvas and will become something - a flower, an abstract, a figure. I don't have a prefixed idea.


I have been lucky in my life to have lived in very exciting colourful places - Buenos Aires, London, New York. These places have had a great influence on my paintings. My work which I have been told adds life to the environment, has been sold to businesses and homes.


Impressions magazine described me as “a passionate and seductive painter, Bildners riotous use of colour affirms this view. The paintings are in definite, almost aggressively joyous, dialogue with the viewer and their presence is hard to ignore.”


New York’s Village Voice declared my work to be “varied and vital enough to renew a jaded spirit”.


I accept commissions and love to paint very large canvases!


I love colour, I love it in its vitality, in its aliveness, in its courage and magnitude, in its fullness and wellness in its darkness and pain.


Colour in its highs and lows, its definition and freedom. I love its childlike, friendly, approachable intensity,its spontaneity and honesty.


For me a world devoid of colour is unimaginable.


I am represented in collections throughout Europe and America.

Contact Frances

07956 592 142



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