Franny Andahazy

available oil paintings

Modern Woman 36x36
Summer Stillness 36x48
Beach Temptation 30x30
Sails at Sundown 40x32
Franny Andahazy - Summer's Bounty II 20x20
Summer's Bounty I 20x20
Docked 16x20
Lilac Season 30x40
Finally Forsythia
Cocktail Time 30x40
Hints of Green 30x30
Lilac Bouquet - 40x30
Pink Roses 20x20
Tulip Fields II 11x14
Tulip Fields I 11x14
Yellow Roses 24x36
Ingrid with Iris 30x24
Morning Bodysurf 24x24
Beach Path 30 x 40
Barnegat Light Sea Dog 20x20
Seahorse and Sunflowers 30x24
High Bar Parker 24x30
Company's Comin' 24 x 24
Still October

available mixed media

Chain Gang - 20x20
Mary's Tea Time - 24x30
Transcendental Wane - 50x60
sold / nfs
Whistling Masts (SOLD)
Franny Andahazy - Still Life Reflection (Sold)
Ladies in Red (SOLD)
Franny Andahazy - Afternoon Light (Sold)
Curling Wave (Sold)
Franny Andahazy - LBI Causeway (Sold)
Shy Orchid 30x24
Room Full of Blues (Sold)
The Originals (Sold)
Stolen Lilacs 24x24
Lunch with Cezanne (NFS)
Franny Andahazy - Green Jetty (Sold)
Bluefish & Lures (SOLD)
Patch of Blue (SOLD)
Surfer 24 x 30
Pipers diptych (SOLD)
Out Back - SOLD
Barnegat Inlet (Sold)
Franny painting

Artist & Designer                              Awards & Recognitions

Faces of Female Designers, Boston Magazine, Spring 2019

NRAS Focus on Figures Show

Real Time Show @ Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA

Faces of Women-Led Businesses, Boston Magazine Fall 2018

Fabulous Food Show, Monmouth Museum

RADAR Show #2, Hammond Gallery, NY

RADAR Show, Artlery Gallery, Boston, MA

NAWA Small Works NYC Show

Member NAWA, NY and Massachusetts Chapters

Boston Bravo Awards Top CEO

First Prize Old Painting Long Beach Island Foundation

Mass College of Art Alumni Award Recipient

NECN CEO Corner Feature Sunday Night Interview

Winner of 37th Annual Duxbury Museum Winter Juried show

Art Collector Magazine “Cape Cod and the Islands” Artist Feature

South Shore Art Center Festival Award for Excellence

North River Arts Society Calendar Winner for January

Patriot Ledger of MA: Cape Cod and the Shore Issue – Profile of An Artist and Designer

Art Collector Magazine Feature Article: Oceanside 17

South Shore Living Magazine Artist profile

Oceanside17 Gallery – Best Bet Boston Globe Gallery Exhibits

Esprit Award Nominee for Best Event Designer / Décor

Designer Of The Year Nominee for Event Solutions Magazine

ABC TV’s Chronicle: Franny Andahazy Designer Focus

Franny Andahazy

Concept Designer, Gallery Curator, Stylist, Art Consultant, Creative Director, CEO, Visionary, Fine Art Painter, Set Designer, Art Instructor and Juror.

Frances C. Andahazy is an honors graduate from Massachusetts College of Art, with a BFA in painting and art education. An artist for over 50 years, she founded and developed her own award-winning special events design company (formerly Party by Design), in which she is CEO and Creative Director. PBD has grown a respected reputation over the years as one of the top event design companies in New England. The company is a group of artisans whose designs and fabrication awarded them as  #4 in the Boston Business Journal

Frances has won numerous awards in the field of event design, and has been called on by many organizations for her expertise on design panels, art jurors, and art business consulting. She has been featured on National television and numerous media publications for her work in the design field, was a recipient of the Alumni Award at Massachusetts College of Art for art and design in 2015 and the recipient of the Boston Bravo Top CEO awards in 2016.  

While maintaining her role at PBD, she founded Oceanside17 Studio and Gallery on the south shore, which she maintained for 14 years.  Her most recent ventures have included a pop up gallery “Contour 19 in Boston’s Design and Innovation Center and Solace Studio and Gallery on Long Beach Island in New Jersey.

Artist Statement

I’ve been an artist all my life and I cannot imagine my life without creating. Whether it is making a painting, designing a space, or making some mixed media I am always searching for an outlet to exercise my voice as an artist.  I started as an art teacher but knew there was something bigger to accomplish, so I have found a balance over the years between making art for myself and the businesses and galleries I have opened.

Owning Oceanside 17, Contour 19 and Solace Studio and Gallery has allowed me to sharpen my skills as a curator. I have always known that my unique and seasoned mind as a creator would allow me to combine my love for painting, the ability to art direct and see the big picture and to design a space all in one. This skill coupled with my need to give back and my ability to work with people has helped season me as an art curator.   

I am also a painter, a teacher and mixed media artist – therefore I understand how an artist creates. This ability to see bigger picture allows me to critique, communicate with clients and designers, and see the vision of a piece hanging on a wall or in an interior space.

About The Artist’s Works

My work is a direct reflection of my experiences over the years as an artist. As a painter all my life, my subject matter reflects images that surround me. I love still life, and the coastal landscape and am very much influenced by the impressionist painters.  I love to depict what influences me everyday, painting what moves me as an artist. Whether it is the way the light hits something, the simple beauty of flowers or fruits, or a moment in time in a landscape, I just have to paint it. Recently, I started creating mixed media as a reaction against global warming. This sparked a series of pieces that describe a moment in history or a story that needs to be told I like to fill the canvas with it objects that speak to me; their curves, their color, the texture, it is so satisfying. I then invent and fill the canvas with colorful shapes, carrying the message throughout the composition using colors and forms that may not be there, my version of abstraction. I approach a mixed media the same way asking what the piece may need? . Often a piece is inspired by a piece of wood I find, or a message I feel I have to convey to my audience. My years as a designer and creator have influenced me as an artist. Whether it is a quick study of objects with a washy tone, a more completed piece with more detail, or a mixed media piece that tells a story, I never know what the result will be. I believe in who I am as an artist. You can change with a trends, but you always have to let out the truthful story that lies within you.