Fran Mangino's Bio Data :-


Fran Mangino received her Bachelor of Science in Art Education from Kent State University. Her background  is in weaving and fiber arts. In the early-80's, under the guidance of Bess Alexander, Fran discovered the beauty of transparent watercolor. She has studied with many nationally know artists including: Carl Dalio, Peggy Brown, Joan Ashley Rothermel, Arleta Pech, Alex Powers and Alvaro Castagnet.

Since 1990, each summer Fran participates in 14 outdoor fine art festivals in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. Fran's work is exhibited in restaurants, gift shops and galleries in Ohio, Colorado, Kentucky and Wisconsin. 

Fran has juried exhibitions for many art groups around the state of Ohio including the Western Ohio Watercolor Society and the Toledo Art Club. She is frequently asked to present watercolor demonstrations and is available to teach watercolor workshops.


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