Frances Trombly was born in Miami, FL, where she lives and works. She received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and completed residencies at the Capri Palace in Anacapri, Italy in 2009 and the Vermont Studio Center in 2007. Past exhibitions of her work include: united states, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum (2012) Not Paintings, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (2011); Come Together, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL (2011); Everything and Nothing, Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia (2011); Paintings, Girls’ Club, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (2010); New Work Miami, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (2010), A Point From Which to Start, Galeria Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia (2010), and Caution, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York (2008).
Her work has been featured in various publications including The New York Times, Art Papers, Sculpture Magazine, Surface Design Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. Trombly’s work was recently purchased for Perez Art Museum Miami in 2013 and it is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida.
In 2009, she received a South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual & Media Artists. The artist is represented by Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL.