Item 45 – Poinsietta
Francis Galea


Starting Bidding Price: ?350
Size: 24cm x 32cm


Francis was born in Mosta in 1950 and resides in Sliema. His subject matter is usually connected with scenes from the Romantic past which can still be admired on canvas on his impasto technique with the palette knife which convey the beauty and unique impressions of almost 3D images. His first personal Art Exhibition was hosted at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta in 1980. He participated in various personal and collective Art Exhibitions both locally and abroad including international Art Festivals. In 2015 one of the Painting was selected to be used on the Perugina Milk chocolate ?Xeni ta? Malta? wrapper collection which was launched in 2015 with the painting entitled ?Independence Garden?, Sliema.In April 2016 he was invited to exhibit his paintings in Beijing-China where he presented 24 paintings with the theme ?A Taste of Malta? in collaboration with ?Beijing People?s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries? and ?The Malta China Friendship Society?. April 2019 Francis was one of the Ten Finalists of Delicata ?Bettija?rt? Contest where he won the ?Public Voting Award 2019?. His biography is mentioned in various publications, magazines, catalogues, Biographies and reference Books including ?The International Dictionary of Artists who Painted Malta? by Nicholas De Piro.