About FRancine

A little bit more

Artist Artist

I am a painter, illustrator and graphic designer. I make and sell my art through my ETSY shop at www.DemarcationLines.etsy.com.   

Educator Educator

I love teaching and have been working in museum education, high schools, running private workshops and giving professional feedback on manuscripts for over nine years.

Writer Writer

Writing is my passion. I am currently working on my second novel, collection of short stories and an adult picture book. If you have time check out Patreon and help fund my writing life.

Thoughts on life and writing

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19 Oct 2017

Pirate Radio

Hey world! So as you know I was in Mistissini, Quebec for the last six weeks as the Artist in Residence at Voyager Memorial High School as part of The Mikw Chiyam Art Concentration program. During my time there the students and I created a four episode podcast called Mikw Chiyam Pirate Radio. You can […]

21 Aug 2017

My ode to the beauty of solitude

My ode to the beauty of solitude

I am constantly composing in my mind. Sentences. Images. Fitting stories together in the quiet of my skull. If you’ve ever wondered why I like to be alone all the time it’s because when I am alone I can think. And thinking to me is like what water is to our bodies. It keeps me […]

29 Jul 2017

Publication: Artist in Residence

Publication: Artist in Residence

Hello! In February and March of this year I was an artist is residence in a Cree community in northern Quebec and part of The Mikw Chiyâm program. I had an awesome time and am looking forward to my next residency this upcoming year. This program is great and does so much more than teach students how […]

19 Jul 2017

What I write about—

So I have come to a conclusion. Or maybe an epiphany. Or maybe a realization. I don’t know. One of those things for sure. I write about one thing. Over and over again. Different characters. Different angles. But always at the heart the same. Choices. People faced with the moments in life when you have […]

19 Jun 2017

Publication: Serialized Short Story!

Hey everyone! So recently Joyland Magazine published my short story Complex 2675 in a series of four serialized issues. Ya. It was super cool. I did the illustrations for all four issues. So if you have some time and want to read a story about people living a day filled with the magic of choice […]