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Frances A. Cox was raised in Chicago, IL, graduated from Marquette University and attended the Art Institute of Chicago.  Her work has been exhibited in many state group shows as well as regional juried exhibitions across the Midwest.


Frances' work has been recognized with an Arts Midwest NEA Regional Visual Artist Fellowship Award.

Mrs. Cox' submission for,  "From Nature"  a group exposition benefitting the Ragdale Foundation, an oil on canvas titled "Black Apricot Tree" was selected for inclusion in The Illinois Institue of Art - Chicago's permanent collection. 




2020 Prairie State College, Christopher Art Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

2018  Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

2018   Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL

2018   David Adler Music and Arts Center, Libertyville, IL 

2017   Midwest Museum of Art, Elkhart, IN



Solo exhibits have also been held at the Freeport, IL Museum of Art and at the South Bend, IN Museum of Art.





Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago





"A World Apart" Chicago Fine Art Review


 "Frances Cox - Brilliantly Wonderful." ​

​"Frances A Cox: The Human Side of Botanics"  -  2010 Solo Exhibit at Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

"Frances A Cox: A Studio Visit"


"Frances A Cox: Still Life Portraits"

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