Shingo Francis lives and works in New York and Yokohama, Japan. He received his BFA from Pitzer College, Los Angeles, and was awarded the SICF Fumio Nanjo (director of Mori Museum of Art) Award in 2003. Francis participated in residencies at Art Omi in 2006, Montalvo Arts Center in 2009, and MARMA Berlin in 2012. His work has been shown at galleries, museums, and onsite installations in the United States and overseas, including Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Japan; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; The Durst Organization, New York; The Sewonha Art Center, Seoul, Korea; Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, Switzerland; Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles; Schmalfuss Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin; BankART, Yokohama, Japan; and The Painting Center, New York. Solo shows were at The Bogart Salon, Brooklyn, New York; ARCO International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid; Hino Gallery, Tokyo; Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, South Carolina; and Galerie Paris, Yokohama.