Fran Lightman Gibson


Fran Lightman Gibson during her exhibition at Cerulean Arts

This is the year of living vicariously. I started several paintings at the beginning of 2020 with the understanding that I was revisiting a familiar place, My City: Philadelphia.
By the time March came around, and the pandemic began for real, I was way invested in life on the streets. At that point, with the quarantine in full gear, I was afraid that the city was feeling abandoned and isolated. I worried for my fellow Philadelphians, living inside for an extended time.
By June, I decided to drive through the city and see for myself, only to find that life had started up again, reemerged and renewed in a unique way. New construction started or many projects continued. People were still the main attraction, in crosswalks and on sidewalks going to local shops and restaurants. They were tasting the places that were all so familiar. Continue 



Angles and Energy, oil on canvas, 44" x 40"  Available 


Empty Streets, oil on canvas, 44" x 40"  Available 


Late Autumn Evening in Old City, oil on canvas, 30" x 36"  Available 


Iron and Concrete, oil on canvas, 20" x 24"  Available 


Bridge over Old City, oil on canvas, 20" x 24"  Available 


One Way, oil on canvas, 20" x 24"  Available 


All Road Connect, oil on canvas, 20" x 24"  Available 


Quarantine: View from My Window, oil on canvas, 20" x 24"  Available 


After the Eruption, oil on canvas, 24" x 30"  Available 


Can't Find My Way Home, oil on canvas, 16" x 20"  Available 


Dream, Baby, Dream, oil on canvas, 12" x 12"  Available 


Sun on Route 40, oil on canvas, 12" x 12"  Available 


Redondo Beach, oil on canvas, 16" x 20"  Available 


Mountain and Sky Steps, oil on canvas, 24" x 36"  Available 

New Mexico Mountains, oil on canvas, 16" x 20"  SOLD