Born Fayetteville, TN
Currently lives and works in Dallas, TX
   
EDUCATION
1980 M.F.A., University of North Texas, Denton
1971-1972 Apprenticeship in Ceramics, Michael Leach, Yelland Pottery, Devon, England
1971 M.A., Arizona State University, Tempe
1969 B.F.A., Arizona State University, Tempe
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006 Witness, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
2005 To Float, One City Centre, Houston, TX
2004 Untitled Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
2001 Frances Bagley, Longview Museum of Fine Art, Longview, TX
2000 Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Ellen Noel Museum, Odessa, TX
1998 1998 Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1997 A.I.R. Gallery II, New York, NY
1996 La Piazza, Dallas Visual Arts Center, TX
1995 Hughes-Trigg Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
1994-1995 Amarillo Museum of Art, TX
1994 Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
1984 DW Gallery, Dallas, TX
1981 DW Gallery, Dallas, TX
1979 500 Exposition, Dallas, TX
1976 Texas Women's University, Denton
1975 Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008 10 th Kajima Sculpture Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan, Encouragement prize Maquettes from Kajima , Osaka, Japan
  Your Favorite Artist Was a Member: 30 Years at 500X, Dallas, TX 2007
  Object, Visual Arts Building, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
  Selections, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
  Texas Biennial, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin TX
  Commentary, Ft. Worth Central Library, Ft. Worth Texas
  Group Invitational, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
2006 Intersection: Frances Bagley, Linda Ridgway, Linnea Glatt, Cindy Hurt, UNT Artspace FW, Ft Worth, TX
  Marty Walker Gallery, Inaugural Group Exhibition, Dallas, TX
2005 A Friend in Deed, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Artists Among Us, Dallas Women's Museum, Dallas, TX
2004 One Hundred Drawings, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
  3-D, Pan American Gallery, Dallas, TX
  21st Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Cultural Affairs of Ube, Japan
2003 Opposite Attraction, Untitled Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  The Figure Once Removed, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
  Essential Space, The Belo Foundation Sculpture Series, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
  Group Invitational, 500X Gallery , Dallas,TX
2002 Pink Perspectives, studio 107, Austin, TX
  New American Talent, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX
  TEXAS NATIONAL, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacognoches, TX
  The Figure: 3+3 x3, University of Texas at Arlington, TX
  Modalities of the Visible: A Survey of Contemporary Art in North Texas, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
  Percent for Art Dallas II, The Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
2001 HUNG, Invitational, University of Texas at Dallas, TX
  Odyssey, an epic detour, 829 Exposition, Dallas, TX
  International Show 2001, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
(juror: Donald P. Kuspit)
  Texas Art 2001, Williams Tower, Assistance League of Houston,TX
(juror: Terri Sultan)
  41st Annual Invitational, The Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview,TX
2000 Cutting Pattern/Cutting Edge, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
  Art-Man-Nature, Anniversary Invitational, Connemara Conservatory, Allen, TX
  Thirteen Women, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
  Uniquely Texas Icons, New Braunfels Museum of Art, New Braunfels, TX
  Vision and Movement 2000: Public Art/Public Transit, The Gallery at UTA, Arlington TX.
1999 The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
  Percent for Art, City of Dallas, Bathhouse Cultural Arts Center, Dallas, TX
  The Figure: Experiencing Views, University of Texas San Antonio, TX
  Landmark Arts - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  Invitational, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
1998 "20 x 500: Views from a Dallas Warehouse," 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
  to FLOAT: Works by Frances Bagley and Tom Orr, Irving Arts Center, Irving TX
  Within the Floating World: An Installation by Frances Bagley and Tom Orr, John Michael
  Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
  Link, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Oso Bay Biennial X, Art Museum of South Texas and Weil Gallery, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX
1997 Artists of the Continental Gin Building, University of Texas at Dallas, Irving, TX
  Generations: 25th Anniversary Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
  Link, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Reveal, Conceal, Contain, Two Person Exhibition with Cam Schoepp, The Contemporary Art Center of Fort Worth, TX
  After the Palace, installation CIRCA Gallery, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
1996 Establishment Exposed: Part I, Dallas Visual Art Center, TX
  Two Person Invitational, Parchman-Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
  Dance, Two Person Invitational, Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
  Link, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Relatively Speaking, Two Person Invitational, Galveston Art Center, TX
  Insight through Transfiguration, Old Slave Mart Museum, Charleston, SC
  Figures, Northern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
  Group Invitational, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL
1995-1996 Genesis in Fire: Works from the Green Mountain Foundry, The Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
1995 In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the 90's, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
  H x W x DEPTH, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX
  Lightweight Works, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL
  Made in Texas, Parchman-Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
  Structure and Form, City Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  The Figure, Hickory Street Annex, Dallas, TX
1994 The Texas Art Celebration, Cullen Center, sponsored by Assistance League of Houston.TX
  Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, TX
  North American Sculpture, Foothills Art Center, Golden,CO
  Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA
1993 1993 The Human Factor: Reconsidering the Figure in Contemporary Sculpture, Albuquerque Museum, NM
  Content/Container, Textile Arts Centre, Chicago, IL
  Critic's Choice, D-Art, Dallas, TX
  Human Nature/Human Form, Laguna Gloria Art Museum Austin TX
  500X at 15, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Book Show, Paige-Hansen Gallery, Dallas, TX
1992 Intrinsic Views, University of Dallas, TX
  The Texas Art Celebration, Cullen Center, sponsored by Assistance League of Houston, TX
  Forty Views, Arlington Museum of Art, TX
1991 Central Time Zone, Sculpture Symposium, Chicago, IL
  Sculpture Invitational, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
1990 Working with Harry, University of North Texas, Denton
  Faculty Exhibition, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
  The Vessel, Hickory Street, Annex, Dallas, TX
  Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL
  Woodworks, Arlington Museum of Art, TX
  Three Person Invitational, Joan Robey Gallery, Denver, CO
  Longview Invitational, Longview Museum, TX
1988-1989 Texas Women, The National Museum of Women in Arts, Washington, D.C.; traveled to
Laguna Gloria Museum of Art, Austin, TX
1989 Excellence 88, Plaza of the Americas, Dallas, TX
  Art in the Metroplex, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
  Zoomorphism: Animals in Art, Trammel Crow Pavilion, Dallas, TX
  Autorama Invitational, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
  10 Years of Women and their Work, Women and their Work, Austin, TX
  Flights of Fantasy, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX
  Two Person Invitational, East Texas University, Commerce, TX
1987 2D/3D, Frito Lay Gallery, Plano, TX
  Invitational, Bent Tree Gallery, Lubbock, TX
  Mask Show, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
  6th Texas Sculpture Symposium, San Antonio, TX
1986 Three Person Invitational, Austin College, Sherman, TX
  Sculpture Invitation, Austin College, Sherman, TX
  Women's Caucus for the Arts, Texas Women's University, Denton, TX
  Wall and Wind, Site Specific Installation, Transco Tower Houston, TX
1985 Connemara/Belo Installations for 5th Texas Sculpture Symposium, Dallas, TX
  10th Anniversary Exhibition, DW Gallery, Dallas, TX
  National Invitational, University of Hawaii, Hilo
1984 Sculpture Invitational, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX
  High Tech Invitational, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
  Personal Scale Sculpture, Richland College, Dallas, TX
  Presenting Nine, D-Art Center, Dallas, TX
  Group Show, DW Gallery, Dallas, TX
1983 Showdown, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, University of Texas at Austin, TX
1982 Group Shows (March, September), 500 Exposition, Dallas, TX
  Sculpture Invitational, North Texas State University, Denton, TX
1981 Connemara Sculpture, Plano, TX
  Dallas CETA Exhibition, White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
1980 Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, AREA Project, Long Island, NY
  Women in Sight: New Art in Texas, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX (traveling exhibition)
  American Women Artists, Museu de Arte Contemporeanes, de Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1979 Dallas Art, '79, City Hall, Dallas, TX
1978 Tree Show, DW Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Works on Paper, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, TX
1977 Alternate Photography, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, TX
1976 Miniature Show, DW Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Two Person Exhibition, Farmers & Merchants Gallery, Pilot Point, TX
1975 New Clay Relics International, University of Texas at Arlington, TX
  Miniature Works Exhibit, Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  Artists Make Toys, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
  National Acquisition Exhibition, University of Texas at Arlington, TX
   
AWARDS AND GRANTS
2008 10 th Kajima Sculpture Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan, Encouragement prize
2007

Texas Biennial, Jurors Award, Austin, TX

2001 Winner, 41st Annual Invitational, Longview Museum of Fine Art.
1995 Individual Artist Grant, Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation
Legend Award, Dallas Visual Art Center, TX
1994 Best of Show, North American Sculpture Exhibition, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
   
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1998 Oklahoma Arts Institute, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
1990,1996 Adjunct Art Instructor, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
1983 Adjunct Art Professor, El Centro College, Dallas, TX
1982 Adjunct Art Professor, Brookhaven, College, Dallas, TX
1977-82 Assistant Professor of Art, University of Texas at Dallas, TX
1974-77 Art Professor, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX
1972-74 Art Professor, Mercer University, Macon, GA
   
PUBLIC ART AND PROJECTS
2006 Sets and costume design in collaboration with Tom Orr, Nabucco by Verdi, The Dallas Opera, TX
2004-06 Reading Garden, Hampton/Illinois Public Library, City of Dallas, TX
2001 Love Field Parking Garage Expansion, Huitt Zollars, Inc. and City of Dallas Public Art Program
1998-2001 Water Theater, collaboration with Tom Orr, White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
1994-95 Texas Public Art Project, Cultural Arts Council, Plano, TX (Tom Orr and Frances Bagley, artists)
1989-96 Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Lead Artist, Public Art and Design Program, TX
1989-95 Design Artist for Dallas Area Rapid Transit: Convention Center Station, The Cedars Station, Union Station, East End Transfer Station
1988 Akard/Pacific Pedestrian Way, Coordinator, Public Works Department, City of Dallas, TX
1987-88 Fishtrap Lake and Park Design, City of Dallas, TX (Boyle Engineering)
1986 National Endowment for the Arts, Public Sculpture Commission for
Maxey Park, Lubbock, TX (finalist)
1987 Site-Specific Public Sculpture, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX (design finalist)
1980-81 AREA Project, Creedmore Hospital, Long Island, NY
   
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2002 Visiting Artist, The University of Southern Illinois, Edwardsville, IL
2002 Artists Eye, Kimbell Museum, Ft. Worth, TX
1996 Manager, The Language of Sculpture, Sun and Star Japanese Festival, Dallas, TX
1996 Speaker, 16th International Sculpture Conference, Providence, RI
1995-97 Board of Directors, EASL (Emergency Artist Support League), Dallas, TX
1989-92 Board of Directors, DARE (Dallas Artist Research and Exhibition), TX
1990-91 Beaux Arts Ball Committee, Dallas Museum of Art, TX
1987 Master Plan for Public Art, Site Inventory Committee, City of Dallas, TX
1981-98 Toxic Shock, Collaborative Group, Dallas, TX
1981-88 Board of Directors, DW Gallery, Dallas, TX
1981-87 Art in Public Places Committee, City of Dallas, TX
1979-81 Board of Directors, 500X, Dallas, TX
   
PUBLICATIONS (BOOKS)
  TEXAS VISION,The Barrett Collection, Southern Methodist Universit Press.
  CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN WOMEN SCULPTORS, Onyx Press ,
  NO BLUEBONNETS, NO YELLOW ROSES; ESSAYS ON TEXAS WOMEN IN THE ART, Midmarch Press,
  A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE IN TEXAS 1889-1989, Univ of Texas.
   
PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
  City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
  Post Properties, Dallas, TX
  American Airlines, Dallas, TX
  Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
  Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX
  El Paso Museum of Art, TX
  National Museum of Women n the Arts, Washington, D.C.
  Pepsi-Co, Dallas, TX
  Southwestern Bell, Dallas, TX
  University of Texas Arlington, TX
  Hall Financial Group, Frisco, TX
  Matthews and Branscomb, San Antonio, TX

 

Education
Solo Exhibitions
Group Exhibitions
Awards and Grants
Teaching Experience
Public Art and Projects
Professional Activities
Publications (Books)
Public and Corporate Collections