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Americana Eagle

This americana painting was created on salvaged wood. The style is very simple, in order to illustrate patriotism and American pride.  Frances Byrd is the National Director of Liberatchik.com, and a contributing writer at Western Free Press and FreedomWorks. Her articles and interviews have been published at Blog Bytes , Big Hollywood, and WND . Mrs. […]

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Liberty Bell Tavern Sign

This primitive piece was created on salvaged wood. The style is very minimal, in order to allow the interesting patina of the wood to show through the painting. The Liberty Bell is an icon I am developing as part of my work at Libertas Americana, designed to illustrate patriotism and American pride. Frances Byrd is […]

Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

  This drawing is in response to the McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform Act. What a lovely title. It almost makes you feel like they’ve done something to make politicians less corrupt. What they’ve really done is tell you who you can support and how much you can give them. Don’t be fooled by the tripe […]

The Hold-Up Artist

The Hold-Up Artist

Working Title: Give Me your Money, ‘cause I can’t sell my work otherwise This painting was inspired by a conversation I had with a performance artist one day. The general idea was that we, as artists, have a right to ‘expose’ people to our art who would not seek it out themselves. Of course, that comes […]

Exorcising Conservative Thought

How to Exorcise Conservative Thought in an Artist

This painting was inspired by several conversations I have had with other artists. The first reaction I face when describing my work and point of view is shock. Disdain or anger quickly follow. My impression is that I have no right to be conservative and that I am breaking some unspoken law by creating political […]

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How do we #TakeBackOurCulture?

  Controlling the narrative is vital to influencing our culture, but what does this mean? Does it mean wresting the culture from the progressives’ cold, dead hands and never allowing open discussion again? No, it does not. It means demanding, fighting for, and creating an environment where everyone has the opportunity to express their views […]

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The Free Range Art Project

Wish me luck. I have submitted one of my crows for a local mural project. I will post more info if I am accepted. The Free Range Art Project Submission for Frances Byrd; frances@machinepolitick.com Biography Frances Byrd is a fine artist and freelance illustrator. She earned a BFA from the Savannah College of Art in […]

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The Virginia Avery 4th Biennial “Reflections” Juried Exhibition

My next show at the Quinlan Center: The Virginia Avery 4th Biennial “Reflections” Juried Exhibition Opening Reception, Thursday, August 20th 5:30 – 7:00 PM The Atlanta Branch of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) presents the 4th Biennial Virginia Avery “Reflections” Juried Exhibition. The NLAPW is the nation’s oldest organization for creative women. […]

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Let’s Talk Solutions

I recently read an article shared with me by a friend about the transition of the office of President to that of pop-culture celebrity. Please read the article first, so you can fully understand my response below. Let’s Talk Solutions Time and time again, I read articles about the problem with culture and politics; with […]

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Art for Liberty: In Defense of Human Rights

*Detail photo of the painting I am currently working on for my donation to the 2015 Family Outdoor Expo* **The images below are my donations to the 2014 event** Stand Up and Be Counted Among the Just 12 x 12″, acrylic on wood panel, 2014     A Moral Outrage 12 x 12″, acrylic on […]