Nature Culture Sculpture by Fran Sisco
October 15, 2020 - June 30, 2021
A public installation of sculpture by Fran Sisco is now on view in the Pelham Art Center courtyard. Nature Culture Sculpture consists of three found wood assemblage sculptures by Fran Sisco that reflect a message of unity and positivity. The three sculptures, “My Kelly,” “Blessings of Trans Unicorns” and “Two in Love” are in the courtyard through March 2021. The colorful pieces are constructed from dead tree limbs and emphasize the beauty in natural simplicity.
About Fran Sisco
Fran Sisco is a left-brain / right-brain creative, who freely and fully expresses her creativity and desire to make a difference in the world, by focusing on issues of authenticity, honesty, fairness, kindness, diversity and inclusiveness. She interacts her left-brain analytical and detailed skills coupled with her right-brain skills of lateral thinking, intuitive and sensitivity, applied to various creative disciplines including visual arts including painting and sculptures, writing songs, poems, plays, and entertaining (including stand-up comedy and singing), filmmaking, producing scores of shows, radio and internet show hosting, inventions, and motivational speaking.
Fran attributes her varied creative skills to (a) successful interaction of left and right brains (b) being very intellectually curious (c) her life in two genders that has provided an unusual life perspective (d) her understanding of compelling issues via extensive business experiences, gained by serving literally thousands of clients over the years as their trusted CPA and financial advisor and (e) being blessed with extraordinary opportunities to learn and grow. Learn more at TransFranSisco.com.
Public Art Installation Opening | Oct. 18
Pelham Art Center will host a free public opening of Fran Sisco’s installation on Sunday October, 18th 1:00-3:00PM (Rain Date: Sunday, October 25th). Fran Sisco will be present to discuss her award-winning large wooden sculptures. The artist’s Q&A is followed by three special performances. Singers Teri Lamar (a Westchester favorite) and Freddie Lando (“Golden Voice of the Bronx”) will give a performance accompanied by Baron Raymonde (worldwide sax player) and Joyce Balint (solo mandolinist at the Metropolitan Opera Company, and freelance violinist). Poet Ruth Hanley, who is manager of the Poetry Caravan, a volunteer organization that brings poetry to nursing homes, senior centers and other venues, will perform spoken word poetry. Entertainer Kelly Sisco, Fran’s daughter, will sing an original song parody with Fran and recite an original poem. Light refreshments will be provided, and a $10 donation to Pelham Art Center is suggested.
Art in the Courtyard | Oct. 25
Join Pelham Art Center on Sunday, October 25th 1:00-3:00pm for artmaking in the courtyard. All ages can participate in an outdoor eco-art workshop inspired by Fran Sisco’s installation. In the event of rain on October 18, the workshop will coincide with the public installation opening.