A NYC-based artist, designer and educator, Frances works in digital, print and experiential media. She currently freelances at The New School in New York City and teaches design in Pratt's MFA Communications Design program.

She received an MFA in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in 2012 and a BFA from Hampshire College in 2003. Her work investigates value systems, alternative pedagogies, and crossovers between teaching, learning, and design practice.



DESIGN WORK

2016-Present—The New School, New York NY
2016-Present—Freelance design
2014-2015—Sub Rosa, New York NY
2012-2014—Interbrand New York
2011—Sub Rosa, New York NY

TEACHING

2016-Present—Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute
2016—Guest Lecturer and Critic, MICA
2015—Guest Lecturer, Princeton University

EDUCATION

2009-2012—MFA Communications Design,
Pratt Institute
1998-2003—BA Fine Art / Art Education, Hampshire College



LINKS

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

︎“Exploring Feminism, Radical Pedagogy, & Creative Practice,” in Extracurricular (pub.  Onomatopee)

︎ CV


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


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, 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 teaches design at RISD and in Pratt's MFA Communications Design program.


LINKS


︎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



JAN 17

FUNDAÇÃO PESSOA
LISBON, PT

︎BANDCAMP
︎SOUNDCLOUD
︎INSTAGRAM


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WALK SO SILENTLY THAT THE BOTTOMS OF YOUR FEET BECOME EARS. (PAULINE OLIVEROS)

MAY 30, 1932 –
NOVEMBER 24, 2016



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