Francis John Caprani Print Biography
 
Born
 
Dublin, Ireland, 1950
Canadian Citizen
 
Education
 
1977-78 Studied printmaking at Le Centre de gravure contemporain de Geneve, Switzerland under Master Printer Danial Divorne
1974-77 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec (studio courses: lithography, painting, sculpture and drawing)
1972-74 1972-1974 Major in Fine Arts, Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec
 
Selected Exhibitions
 
2014 Thielsen Gallery Inc. London, ON.  recent paintings and drawings
2013 University of North Carolina, Greensboro, N.S.  USA
2011

Provinciale de Artes Plasticasy Diseno, Santigo, Cuba.

2010

Galerie Jose Peon Contreras, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.

2009

2 Person exhibition, with Patrick Landsley, Thielsen Gallery, London, On.

2008 3 Person exhibition,The Bank Job, London & Western Trust Building, London, On.
2006

3 Person Exhibition, Frank Caprani, Scott MacLeod, Gerald Pedros. Thielsen Gallery, London, On.

2004

Group Drawing Show, Thielsen Gallery, London, On.

2003 Solo Exhibition, St. Thomas Elgin Art Centre
3 Person Exhibition – Honduras Fund Raiser, Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
2001 Group Exhibition, Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
1999 Solo Exhibition, Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
1996 Group Exhibition, Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
1992 Group Exhibition, From Figuration to Abstraction, Contemporary Art Centre,St. Thomas,Ontario
Group Exhibition, Erin Cara, The world Trade Centre, Montreal, Quebec
Contemporary Art Centre, St. Thomas, Ontario
Group Exhibition, L’eua une nature proper, Complexe Desjardins, Montreal, Quebec
Group Exhibition, La Raza Group, Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
Patriarchy and the Goddess, La Raza Group, Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileybury, Ontario
Patriarchy and the Goddess,La Raza Group & Nato and the Warsaw Pact Are One by Robert
O’Driscoll (Paintings and Poetry)
Guinness Hop Store Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, Opened by Anne Yeats,
(the Canadian contribution to Dublin’s City of Culture Festival)
Quan’s Morgue, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny, Ireland
C.N.E. Discovery 91’, Toronto, Ontario
1991 Totem de Piedra, Group Book in Print, Exhibition organized by l’Atelier de l’Ile
Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, Que
Galeria Praxis, Mexico City
Museo nacional de la Estampa, Mexico City
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Morelia, Mexico
1990 Canadian International Womenswear Show, Place Bonaventure, Montreal, Quebec
3 Person Exhibition: La Raza Group, Ernst Brandt Galerie International,
Kunst, Koln, Germany
La Raza Group, panel contract with architect Jaques Rousseau for Pool Hall “Le Swimming”,
Montreal, Quebec
1989 3 Person Exhibition, La Raza Group, Sanctuaries, Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Quebec
Group Exhibition, A l’Ombre du Genie, Association des Galeries d’Art Contemporain
(A.G.A.C.M.) et La Fondation des Maladies Mentales, Montreal, Quebec
Biennale du Dessin de l’Estampe du Quebec, Alma, Quebec
1988 La Raza Group, Zona Rosa, Weller Potofski Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Group Exhibition, La Raza Group, Antidote Hair Salon, Montreal Quebec
Art for Love and Freedom, Fundraiser Event for Amnesty International & the National
Association of Japanese Canadians
Group Exhibition, Entrée Libre a l’art contemporain Galerie d’Art Lavalin, Galerie
Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Quebec
1987 3 Person Exhibition, La Raza Group, University of Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico
3 Person Exhibition, La Raza Group, La Sociedad Mexicana de Artes Plasticas, Mexico City
2 Person Exhibition, Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal Que
1986 Group Exhibition, Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Que
Group Exhibition, Le Centre Culturel de l’Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que
Group Exhibition, Complexe “G”, Quebec, Que
1985 Group Exhibition, Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Que
2 Person Exhibition, Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal, Que
Group Exhibition, Le Palais de Congres, Montreal, Que
Group Exhibition, La Galerie Convergence, Montreal, Que
Universite de Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Que
Video Exhibition, Video Show, Concordia University, Montreal, Que
Painting sold to permanent collection Tout l’art du monde sponsored by le Ministere des
Communautes Culturelles et de l’Immigration du Quebec
Group Exhibition, Le Centre de Trois-Rivieres, Que
Group Exhibition, Complexe “G”, Que
1984 Group Exhibition, Le Centre d’Exposition de Gatineau, Que
Group Exhibition, La Galerie Joyce Goldman, Montreal, Que
Group Exhibition, l’Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que
2 Person Exhibition, La Galerie Convergence, Montreal, Que
Group Exhibition, La Galerie du Vieux Port de Montreal, Montreal, Que
Painting sold to permanent collection Tout l’art du monde by le Ministere Communautes et
de l’Immigration du Quebec
1983 Awarded contract for art work for television series Survivors of the Holocaust
1982 Created set design and audio-visuals for performance in poetry by Ian Ferrier and Brian
Millward, Montreal, Que
2 Person Exhibition of drawings, paintings and video, Bellair Gallery, Toronto, On
1981 Group Exhibition of paintings and prints, Bellair Gallery, Toronto, On
1980 3 Person Exhibition of paintings and prints, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, On
1979 Group Exhibition, Graff Centre de Conception Graphique, Montreal, Que
1978 2 Person Exhibition of paintings and prints, Concordia University, Montreal, Que
Had work accepted into the collection of Musee d’estampes, Geneva, Switzerland
Had work accepted into the collection of the Centre de Gravure, Geneva, Switzerland
1976 2 Person Exhibition, Concordia University, Montreal, Que
1975 2 Person Exhibition, Concordia, University, Montreal, Que
1974 Group Exhibition, Concordia University, Montreal, que
1973 Awarded mural contract for Dawson College, Lafontaine Campus, Montreal, Que
1972 Awarded mural contract for Dawson College, Viger Campus, Montreal, Que
1971 Awarded mural contract for Buckminster Fuller Exhibition, Montreal, Que