Francine Margolis is an american artist living in Georgetown. Her artistic career started off in the theatre. After earning her Masters in Fine Art, she focused on acting in contemporary plays as well as Shakespeare. After acting in New York City for twelve years she moved to Washington, DC in 2014.While Francine did paint in New York City, her focus really shifted towards the medium once she moved to Washington, DC.Francine looks for the joy in painting. Her goal is to use oil paints to bring a sense of whimsy and fun to the canvas. With bright and bold colors, her paintings portray a sense of depth with movement on the surface. For Francine, abstract art is fun to create and she wants that feeling to translate onto the canvas.In her latest series, Black & White, Francine used a rainbow of color to create the background and only two colors to create the immediate movement on the surface. The background blends from one bold color to the next while the black and white colors create big swirls and thin, erratic lines. It’s a recording of the gestures Francine made. An arm floating lightly in the air to create big swirls or moving as fast as it can to create thin lines. What you are left with is a painting created from the movement and emotions of the artist.