Carmen Frank was born in Cordoba, Argentina where she studied fine arts, music and theater. She received a Master Degree in Contemporary Literature from the Cordoba National University. After graduating, her designs in clothing, ceramic and leather were exhibited and sold in many shows.
She moved to New York in 1988 with her husband and two children. Here she continues to develop her unique creativity in a number of mediums.
While volunteering at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden she became Interested in botanical art, using watercolor and inks. Later at the Arts Students League she studied printmaking with Michael Ponce de Leon and Michael Pellettieri, as well as painting with Frank O’Cain. At this time Carmen was invited by Robert Blackburn to join his prestigious studio “The Printmaking Workshop”.
In her search for self-expression she has found sculpting where she combines different disciplines into one. She is currently enjoying experimenting with mixed media and welding.
Carmen currently shows her work in galleries throughout New York. She is a life-time member of The Art Students League, where she has met many valuable mentors. She continues to work from her studio in Brooklyn.
2013 Recipient of Honorable Mention forWax-Bronze at The Art Student League.
2012 Winner of the "Red Dot" (Best in the Show) Bas-Relief at The Art Student League.
2010 Winner of the "Red Dot" (Best in the Show) Metal Welding Sculpture at The Art Student League.
2008Recipient of the George Gach Memorial Award for “Pondering”
2008 Recipient of The Leonard J. Meiselman Award for Realistic Sculpture for “LOTUS” carved marble relieve.
1992 Winner of the "Red Dot" (Best in the Show) Printmakingat The Art Student League.
Jan. 08-09-11-12-13 Annual WAH Salon Art Club Show
Nov. 2012 WHA Center “The Great Harvest” Juried Exhibition
Nov. 2012 Allied Artist of America 99th Juried Exhibition
Oct. 2012 The Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 116TH Juried Exhibition
Oct. 2012 Audubon Artists Inc Juried 70Th Annual Online Exhibition
Apr. 2012 Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery “Red Dot Winners Exhibit”
Mar. 2012 Pen and Brush, Celebrating Women’s Work
Dec. 2011 National Sculpture Society Love Exhibit
Sep. 2011 Audubon Artists. Inc, Juried Show 69Th ANNUAL EXHIBITION
Feb. 2011 The Pen And Brush, Salon des Refusés
Jan. 2011 12 Salon AnnualWAH Salon Art Club Show
Sep. 2010 Audubon Artists, Inc., Juried Show. 68 Th. ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2010
Jun. 2010 Art Students League of New York “Red Dot” Winners Exhibition
Jun. 2010 The Interchurch Center Juried Show “The Modern Family”
May. 2010 BWAC Spring Show “Nailed”
Mar. 2010 “Intervals” Group Show FAFA Sculpture Exhibition
Feb. 2010 WIDE OPEN National Juried Art show
Jan. 2010 11THAnnual WAH Salon Art Club Show
Oct. 2009 The Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 113th Annual Open Juried Exhibition
Jul. 2009 BWAC “Art in Changing Perspectives”
May 2009 BWAC “Color Of Hope”
Jan. 2009 WAH Juried Exhibition 10th Annual Salon Art Club
2008 The American Artists Professional League Eightieth Grand National Juried Exhibition. Recipient of the George Gach Memorial Award for “Pondering”
2008 Audubon Artists 66th Annual Juried Exhibition
Recipient of The Leonard J. Meiselman Award for Realistic Sculpture for “LOTUS” carved marble relieve.
1996 “Only Roses” Brooklyn Botanic Garden, One Person Show