You Should Know: Artist Francesca DiMattio

by guestofaguest · October 9, 2014

Francesca DiMattio

Francesca DiMattio is a talented artist who's shown numerous exhibitions and group shows throughout the country. Her work with ceramics, acrylic paint, and sculpture is both beautiful and captivating. Francesca has been awarded the Steeprock Residency, the Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France, and the Agnes Martin Fellowship Fund for her talent. Furthermore, Francesca's appeared in countless publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Londonist, W Magazine, Refinery29, Art Critical, Time Out London, and most recently, Bon Appetit Magazine in August. You might spot Francesca out at some of NYC's most exclusive events including Tory Burch's In Color Book Launch this week with fashion and art's top guests including Anna Wintour, Dustin Yellin, and Stefano Tonchi. Read on for more reasons to know Francesca!

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Francesca DiMattio [Vintage pants, Chloe shoes, James Perse tank]

Occupation: Artist Instagram: @francescandimattio

"If you can do it yourself, do it yourself."

Francesca DiMattio Questionnaire

What do you actually do all day? Work in the studio most everyday but yesterday I mowed the lawn, weed whacked and rototilled land for a vegetable garden.

Favorite song growing up? Tina Turner "I Can't Stand The Rain"

My biggest secret is... My hair is actually not that long.

Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Subway

My motto is... If you can do it yourself, do it yourself.

My alter ego is... A country bumpkin.

The last drink I had was... A glass of white wine.

My secret crush is... The contractor who is building my studio upstate.

What was your first job? Cat sitter.

What is your favorite work of art? To many to name.

Who should we know? My brother Alex DiMattio who opened Jane Motorcycles in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.