Frances Stark is an interdisciplinary artist and writer, whose work centers on the use and meaning of language, and the translation of this process into the creative act.
Stark was born in 1967 in Newport Beach, California is now based in Los Angeles, California.
Early Life and Education
In 1991 she graduated from San Francisco State University and received her BA in Humanities, and in 1993 she graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and received her MFA.
She was formerly an Assistant Professor at University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Art.
Words and images are at the heart of Stark’s practice.
Stark is making poetic works that explore a wide variety of subjects experienced by artists and non-artists alike, including writing, procrastination, the banality of life, failure, success, pride, self-doubt, motherhood, pedagogy, institutional critique, class, music, literature, poetry, philosophy, art, sadness, and relationships.
Stark is the author or subject of ten books. Her art like drawings, videos, powerpoints, performances, and paintings have been extensively exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide.
Marciano Art Foundation happy to host Frances Stark ’s works