Upcoming Shows

'Curious and Cautionary Tails'
A show of my new Sculptures that have been inspired
by 'Old Wives' tales, proverbs and idioms that use animals to illustrate their meanings.
Opens 26th May  Jack Tierney Gallery, Aberdeen


'Another Life' at Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery  19th March- 25th June


Otherwise, I shall be making more pieces for my solo show in May!


Past Shows

Solo exhibitions

Menagerie' Solo Show at Union Gallery Edinburgh
'Diversity',  Union Gallery, 45 Broughton Street, Edinburgh 2011
2010 The Curator's Egg, One Church Street Gallery, Great Missenden, Bucks
2009 Barbara Franc, Morgan Lovell, Noel Street, London W1
2006 'A FISHY BUSINESS', Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Rd, London
2005 Morgan Lovell, Noel St, London
1996 Molsey Gallery, Hampton
1994 Molsey Gallery, Hampton

Group exhibitions

2016 Winter Exhibition, Smithy Gallery, Glasgow

2015 Edinburgh Art Fair, Whitehouse Gallery
2015 'As the nights draw in' The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright
2015 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea
2015Arundel Gallery Trail,West Sussex
2015 Sculpture in the Garden, Haddenham,Bucks 2015'Summer Cocktail' at Union Gallery, Edin.
2015 Sculpture on the Farm, Stewkley
2015Bucks Open Studios at Alphabet Soup
2015 The Dog Show, Brighton
2015 The Bucks Stop Here, 44AD Artspace,  Bath
2014-2015 Christmas Exhibition at Smithy Gallery,Glasgow
2014 Affordable Art Fair with Art Amatoria
2014 'Focal Point' at One Church Street Gallery, Great Missenden, Bucks
2014 Hampton Court Flower Show with
One Church Street Gallery
2014 Sculpture in the Garden
Turn End, Haddenham,Bucks
2014 Summer Mixed Media Show, Thomas and Paul, London
2014 Albion Gallery, Launch Exhibition,Chipping Norton
2014 Chelsea flower show with One Church Street Gallery
2014 Sculpture Ardington, group show, Ardington ,nr Wantage, 
2014 Tim'rous Beasties, group show at Smithy Gallery, Blanefield,Glasgow
2014 'Spring Collection' One Church Street Gallery Bucks

2013 A New Life, Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds
2013 Affordable Art Fair with Scotland Art, Battersea London
2013 In the Company of Birds, Union Gallery, Edinburgh
2012-2013 Winter Open, One Church Street Gallery, Bucks
2012-2013 'Celebrating 30 years' Leeds Craft & Design Gallery
2012 Sculpture at Kingham Lodge,Chipping Norton, Oxon
2012 AAF Battersea with Scotland Art
2011 Xmas Show,Easel Art,Gosford House, East Lothian
2011 ART in MInd, Brick Lane
2011 ‘The Chelsea Club’s fundraising Art Evening’,Chelsea Football Club, London
2011 'Fantastic Beasts'  Roger Billcliffe Gallery
2011 ’Inspired by the Elgin Marbles’ One Church street Gallery, Bucks
2011 London Art Fair, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, London
2010 Puppets, Mobiles & Automata, One Church Street Gallery, Great Missenden, Bucks
2010 Original Tweets, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2010 Fantastic beasts, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2009 Landmarks, Union Gallery, Edinburgh
2009 Nursery Ryhmes, Shire Hall Gallery, Market Square , Stafford ST16 2LD
2008 Middle Cottage Show, Middle Cottage, Teddington
2008 The Horse in Art, Obsidian Gallery, Stoke Poges
2008 Spring Show, Wow Gallery, Dorking
2007 Gallery 4, Burlington Arcade, London
2006 Tilthams Farm, 20firstCentury Art, Goldalming, Surrey
2005 Bianco Nero, Yorks
2005 Teddington Artists, Hampton Court House, Hampton
2004 Chris Wood/Barbara Franc, Chapel Gallery, Bedford,Hertfordshire
2003 Nine Elms Group Show, Piers Feetham Gallery, Fulham, London
2002 Society of Wildlife Artists, Mall Galleries, London
2001 Garden of Art, Essex
2001 The Garden Gallery, Stockbridge, Hants.
2001 David Linley, Pimlico, London
2001 Royal College of Pathologists, Carlton House Terrace, London
2000 The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park
1999 Barn Galleries, Henley
1999 Henley Festival
1999 Battersea Arts Fair
1998 Well Being Art Sale, Phillips International Auctioneers
1998 Enchanted Priory, Marcham, Oxon
1997 Quartet of Sculptors, Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
1997 Bartley Drey Gallery, Chelsea, London
1996 St Thomas Hospital, Westminster, London
1996 Head Office, Marks and Spencer, Baker Street, London
1995 Art for Hospitals, Chichester, Nine Elms Group, London
1994 Return to Beauty, Roy Miles Gallery, London
1994 The Art Show, Alexandra Palace, London

Corporate commissions
2009 The Imperium Tree, Imperium Building, PRUPRIM Prudential Property Investment Managers Ltd, Reading, Berks
2008 Animal Farm wire mobile, Pizza Express, Henley on Thames
2007 Three Copper Flying Pheasants, The Pheasantry, Pizza Express, King's Road, London

Works also on display at:


Jack Tierney Gallery
387 North Deeside Rd,Cults, Aberdeen AB15 9SX

Pinkfoot Gallery
High Street, Cley
North Norfolk NR25 7RB

Smithy Gallery
74 Glasgow Road,Blanefield, Glasgow G63 9HX

Scotland Art
193 Bath St,Glasgow G2 4HU

The Albion Gallery
27 High St.
Chipping Norton