Francine D'Antuono's Profile
I am a lifelong resident of the Washington, DC area. I graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in fine art and applied design in 1979. Professionally, I have enjoyed a long successful career as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. My work has appeared nationwide for zoos, aquariums, and museums.
In 2005, my husband and I built our home on a parcel of land in the agricultural reserve of western Montgomery County, Maryland. Inspiration from the experience of rural living fueled my motivation to return to my fine art roots. Most of my images are equine and animal related. My subjects are often transported into fantasy settings inspired by my travels. I was influenced by the surrealists Dali and Magritte early in my career yet draw to the simplicity of Andrew Wyeth’s landscapes and the lighting of Edward Hopper. This is reflected in my signature…
- Born on October 1
- Joined August 26, 2010