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Marcel Franquelin
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Marcel Franquelin received a traditional artistic education in France, at Les Beaux-Arts and the University of Lille, before teaching art and art history in France and later in the United States. After producing copies of masterpieces for five years, he specialized in traditional glazing techniques typical of the nineteenth century masters, such as David, Ingres, Courbet. With over 35 years of experience in Realism, Marcel Franquelin now teaches and paints in his atelier near Princeton, New Jersey,, where he has several dedicated followers.

Exhibitions/Shows (U.S.)

Artful deposit Gallery, NJ: solo show 1988, group show 1989

Image gallery, NJ: group show 1991, solo show 1992

Garth Davidson Gallery: solo show 1994, 1995

Ambassador Gallery, New York City; group show 1995, 1996

Stricoff Gallery, New York City: 2 artists show (with Randy Ford) 2004

Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia: group show 2005

Cherry French Gallery: group show 2007

Flint Institute of Art, Chicago: group show, 2007


Member of the International Guild of Realism

Member of the American Society of Portrait Artists

Member of the Portrait Society of America

Member of the Oil Painters of America



American Artist Magazine 1997

International Artist Magazine 2008

Artelibre V, 2010

International Contemporary Atists, Volume II, 2011

Artelibre VI, 2011



Salmagundi Merit Award 2008

Myartworkspace.com Award (1st place) 2008

Artkudos.com twice finalist 2008

Professional Artists League finalist 2008

Raymar Art Competition, 2010, finalist

Boldbrush Art Competition, August 2010, finalist

Boldbrush Art Competition, September 2010, finalist

Raymar Art Competition 2011, finalist



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