Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Artist Details


Francis Cape was born in 1952 in Lison, Portugal. He received his BFA in 1982 from City and Guilds of London Art School and MFA in 1991 from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Cape has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at The College of Saint Rose Art Gallery, Albany, NY (2000); Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO (2004); The High Line, New York, NY (2010); and Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA (2011). He has also participated in many group exhibitions, including Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY (2000); Nothing Compared to This, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (2004); About Face/Façade, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL (2007); and at the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA (both 2012-14). Cape currently lives and works in Narrowsburg, NY.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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