(late 20th century)
Frances Hamilton was active/lived in Massachusetts. Frances Hamilton is known for marine and landscape painting, book art and printmaking.
Biography Frances Hamilton
Frances Hamilton is a painter and book artist who does Plein Air oil painting and Book Works on paper. Her interest is in memory and the emotional resonance of place, the conjunction of real and imagined experience. Her work highlights the color and shape of porch light in summer, a sky seen through the thick leaves of a fig tree. Visits to familiar summer homes in New England provide a seasonal resource to suggest a story or the desire to cope with the stirrings of loss.
In the Squam Lake Series she responds to the sound of lake water hitting a dock, the sleeve of an old blue shirt, a wet bathing suit dropped on a screen porch. Visual details attract her attention and activate memory. Painting on site in the summer stimulates an ur
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