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Francine LeClercq completed her education in interior architecture and fine arts with honors from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg/ France. After receiving the Ritleng Prize for best thesis, she was invited in 1990 to collaborate with the international architect and artist Gaetano Pesce in New York. She… Read More
Francine LeClercq completed her education in interior architecture and fine arts with honors from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg/ France. After receiving the Ritleng Prize for best thesis, she was invited in 1990 to collaborate with the international architect and artist Gaetano Pesce in New York. She has had the privilege to see her work selected in juried competitions by eminent curators such as Peter Blum, Maxwell Anderson and Thom Mayne, to mention a few.
In 2011, as part of Turku's European Capital of Culture events, her work was selected alongside works by Andy Warhol and Pauno Pohjolainen by Finish historian and curator Perttu Ollila.
She has participated in exhibitions at numerous cultural institutions such as The McCormick Freedom Museum
(Chicago/IL), The Holter Museum of Art (Montana), The Allentown Art Museum (Allentown, PA), The Islip Art Museum
(Islip, NY), The Katonah Art Museum (NY), The Chelsea Art Museum (NYC) and The Arnot Art Museum (Elmira, NY).
Francine LeClercq's work has been featured in Creative Quaterly, The Star-Ledger, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Allentown Morning Call, The Easton PA Express Times, The New York Times Weschester, The Boston Sunday Globe, Octogon International Magazine , American Style Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, Arhitext
International Magazine, Azimuts, Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace (France), Turun Sanomat (Finland) and Taide & Design
Magazine (Finland).
She has lived in New York City since 1992, where aside from art, she practices architecture and design with
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