A NYC-based artist, designer and educator, Frances works in digital, print and experiential media. She received an MFA in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in 2012 and a BA from Hampshire College in 2003. She is interested in value systems, feminist & critical pedagogies, and crossovers between teaching, learning, and design practice.

She has worked as a designer and art director at Interbrand NY and experiential agency Sub Rosa, and has been a guest lecturer and critic at Princeton University and MICA. She currently freelances at The New School and is teaching design at RISD and in Pratt's MFA Communications Design program.


Recreating a Women’s School: Feminism & Design (with Leigh Mignogna)

“Exploring Feminism, Radical Pedagogy, & Creative Practice,” Extracurricular (Onomatopee)

For examples of recent client work or other inquiries, please contact francespharr@gmail.com