I use photography to express personal versions of my own selective truths. My images start off in the objective, as all photographic records do, but frequently don't stay there. They are transformed through various techniques and processes to make them mine -- to take them out of the realm of fact and reportage and place them into the service of exploring and responding to my world. Making discoveries and telling stories through images excites me and makes the photographic experience meaningful and rich.
Nine Francois holds an MFA in photography from The University of Texas at Austin. Her work has been regularly published and exhibited since 1989, and is included in collections such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; New Orleans Museum of Art; the Harry Ransom Research Center, University of Texas at Austin and the Caddell and Conwell Foundation for the Arts, Houston, Tx.
Her Animal series has been exhibited in France, England, Italy, Greece and the U.S. and has been featured in ma... READ MORE