about the artist....
Manuel S. Franco was born in
Coyame, a northwestern state of Chihuahua,
Manuel’s Indian/Mexican heritage gave him the intuition and skill to create unforgettable images. Subject matter includes Still Life, Wildlife & Native American scenes, along with many landscapes of the American West, yet Franco has achieved international recognition in the field of Southwestern art. He creates in pencil, pastel, oil & bronze, but is most prolific in watercolor which allows him to paint fine details.
During the past thirty plus
years Mr. Franco has received many awards. The most meaningful awards occurred
in May of 2007. His alma mater, the