Breen, Frances

  • Reference Code:IE/NIVAL AR/3372
  • First Name: Frances
  • Last Name: Breen
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of Birth: Unknown
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Area Of Practice:
    • Graphic Design
  • Artwork Type Technique:
    • Calligraphy
  • Abstract/Figurative: Abstract
  • Public Art: True
  • Manuscript Material: True
  • Physical Location: Artist Files Collection


Breen's work combines a classical discipline with a wish to develop the expressive power of letter. Some of her most beautiful works are treatments of Irish poetry. Breen's hallmark is her grasp of the classic discipline of the scribe and the instinct for innovation that she brings to that tradition.

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