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Fran Romano – teaching assistant

Fran is a practising ceramicist and graduate from ANU School of Art & Design. She has been involved with Canberra Potters for many years. Currently she enjoys helping out in the children’s classes and is constantly inspired by their creativity.
Fran Romano is a Canberra-based ceramist.  A graduate of the ANU School of Art & Design in 2013, she is now a full-time artist.
Fran regularly exhibits in group shows.  Her work is inspired by memory, history and nostalgia investigated through the use of layering and experimentation with surface texture and photographic imagery.  In 2018 she was awarded an Emerging Contemporaries prize from Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre.
She has been a finalist in the Little Things Art Prize (2018) and the Inaugural Palliative Care Art Prize (2017)
Working under the name FRATTEMPO, Fran has developed functional designs for Cafes and restaurants including Rye Cafe in Braddon and Jackalope Hotels in Victoria.
A trained social worker, Fran’s skills with people now combine with her passion for the medium of clay, bringing a unique perspective to her teaching style.