Frances Jetter’s work has been shown throughout the U.S. and in Europe.

Since 1974, her prints have illustrated social and political commentary in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME Magazine,The Village Voice, The Nation, and The Progressive.

She has created book jackets for Knopf, Macmillan, and others.

Public collections:
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University - Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Detroit Institute of Arts - Detroit, Michigan
The New York Public Library Print Collection - Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York City
Grinnell College, Print and Drawing Study Room, Grinnell, Iowa

Selected Exhibitions:
Solo Shows
“Bronze Bodies,” Broadway Windows, New York University, NY, NY, 2002 (* Click to view )
Davidson Galleries, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA, 1992, 1983
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, 1991

Group Shows:
"Insight: Contemporary Approaches to Drawing", Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, N.Y., 2009
"Dime Bag 3", Giant Robot New York, East Village, NYC, 2009
"It's a Wonderful Life", Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2009
“Art of The Times (Times Four)” Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton N.J., 2008
“Panorama 3”, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, Chelsea, NY, 2008
War and Empire", Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2008
“The Art of Democracy”, The National Arts Club, NY, NY, 2008
“8th International Toy Theatre Festival”, Great Small Works, St. Ann’s Warehouse,Du mbo, Brooklyn, 2008
“Peace” Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2008
War is Over (Again)”, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2007
“Picturing Health”, The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 2007, traveled to Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Ct, 2007, the Center for Disease Control, Atlanta Georgia, 2008,  Detroit Institute of Arts, 2009 and other museums
“A Piece Apart”, Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York, NY, 2006
“Private and Published”, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, N.Y., 2006
“The Art of Persuasion”, The New York Society of Etchers, The National Arts Club, New York, N.Y., 2006
Gallery Artists, New Prints, Davidson Galleries, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA, 2006
“War is Over”, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2006
"Peace", Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn,2004
"Art of the New York Times", The Society of Illustrators, New York, N.Y, 2004
"Cut, Bite, and Stroke, Techniques in Printmaking" Firehouse Art Gallery, Nassau Community College, Garden City, N.Y, 2004
“Women in Illustration: Contemporary Visions and Voices” Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 2004
“Body Language” Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, 2002
Politics and Conflicts Show at “House of Docs” Gallery at the Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, 2002
“Contemporary Relief Prints” Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA, 2002
“Body Work”, The Work Space, New York. NY, 2001
“A Century of Women Illustrators” San Jose State University Art Galleries, San Jose, CA, 2001
“Eye on America: The 1990’s” The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA. 1999-2000
“Move 2”, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, 1998
“La Jeune Gravure Contemporaine et Ses Invités des U.S.A.”, Paris, 1995
“Drawn to Politics,” Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, 1995
“The Women’s Room” at Parson's School of Design, NY, NY, 1994
“The Art of Politics”, San Jose State University Art Galleries, San Jose, CA, 1993
“Artists of the Nation”, an exhibition that traveled to museums and galleries throughout the
United States, including the Miriam and Ira D.Wallach Art Gallery of Columbia University in
New York City, the Carpenter Center of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
The Peace Museum in Chicago, and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. 1990-92
“Images of Labor-The Nineties”, Gallery 1199, NY, NY, 1991
“The Public Eye”, SMU Gallery of Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1987
Atrium Gallery of The University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1987
“Warheads”, Marymount College, NY, NY, 1982 Fellowship New York Foundation for the Arts, 2003

Selected Bibliography and Reviews
“All the Art That’s Fit to Print (And Some That Wasn’t Inside the New York Times Op-ed Page)” by Jerelle Krauss, 2008 (* Click to view )

"Bold in Timid Times", by Anthony Stoeckert, Packet Online for Central Jersey, April 30, 2008 (* Click for review )

“Gratistmos - Frances Jetter by Felipe Hernández Cava,  Exit Express- Periodico Mesual de Informacion y Debate Sobre Arte, Madrid, No. 14, October, 2005

“The Design of Dissent” edited by Milton Glaser and Mirko Ilic, Rockport Publishers, 2005

*Helen A. Harrison,” Cosmic Forces and Other Problems of Everyday Life” (Cut, Bite, and Stroke)  The New York Times, March 21, 2004

Helen A. Harrison, “Works Use the Human Body as Springboard”The New York Times, Sunday, May 12, 2002 (* Click for review )

The Best of “The Nation”- Selections from the Independent Magazine of Politics & Culture  Edited by Victor Navasky & Katrina vanden Heuvel-Thunder’s Mouth Press/Nation Books, 2000

Delores Tarzan “Jetter specializes in Political Art”The Seattle Times, June 17, 1983
(* Click on for review )

Visual #47- Barcelona
Design Monthly #7- Seoul
HOW - Jan/Feb 1988 - U.S.A.
GRAPHIS #198, #236 - Zurich
IDEA # 157 - Tokyo

Fellowship: New York Foundation for the Arts, 2003

Awards and Annuals include: Graphis, Print, Communication Arts, Society of Publication Designers, Society of Newspaper Designers, Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Print’s Best Typography 2, Outstanding American Illustrators Today - Tokyo, and Two Hundred Years of American Illustration.

Artist’s Advisory Board:  The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA. 2003- Present

Teaching: School of Visual Arts, NY, NY from 1979 to the present.

Visiting Artist: 
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program
Rhode Island School of Design
Washington University
Montclair State University
Ringling School of Art and Design
Virginia Commonwealth University
University of Connecticut, Storrs
University of Buffalo
Syracuse University
Nassau Community College
Narae Design Culture, Seoul, Korea

Education: Parson's School of Design, BFA

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