Meet The Face Behind

FRANCES MARIN

A BRIKA maker story

Frances Marin

SAN JOSE, CA
"Be nice, be determined and be more. "
“I love it when life is synchronistic, when things feel meaningfully related to one another.”

“Escape plays a big role in my work. I like viewers of my work to be transported to another place they would rather be. I also like painting the smaller, familiar moments. ”


“I loved drawing, sewing and crafting as a child. I think creating is the basis for being human. ”


“Escape plays a big role in my work. I like viewers of my work to be transported to another place they would rather be. I also like painting the smaller, familiar moments. ”


Frances Marin's loves dreaming up imagery around daily familiarities, dreams, love, nature, mystery, memory and humor. Her paintings feel nostalgic yet are so fresh. We'd love to live in them! Frances paints in her studio in San Jose, California and is forever inspired by the diverse California landscape.


Frances' natural love of travel comes from her Costa Rican and Australian parents. She's an adventurer at heart - including long camping and hiking expeditions across the west coast, artists residencies in Spain and travel through Morocco. She's a self-professed high school dropout who later received her degree in fine art in 2006 and library science in 2010.


“My work is based on my experiences, memory and imaginary.”
PRODUCTS BY FRANCES MARIN
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