This week on CBS "Sunday Morning"

Spring is in full bloom, and in New York that means pianos are popping up like wildflowers. Tune in to CBS Sunday Morning,  June 3rd at 9am EST to see the life cycle of a Sing for Hope Piano and participating artists. Check your local listings. zfmq_DeitJHiWAAEreGj.jpg   Open Studio
WHAT:    FdlM Presents "Urbetivism"
WHEN:   Saturday, June 16th, 1-6 PM
WHERE: FdlM Art Studio
               330 Wadsworth Avenue #3G
               New York, NY 10040
Franck will be exhibiting the Urbetivism paintings for the first time at his open studio during "The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance's 16th annual Uptown Arts Stroll", which takes place every summer in the neighborhoods of Washington Heights. Inwood and West Harlem, NYC. The art stroll showcases the painters, photographers, writers, musicians, sculptors, actors, dancers and filmmakers in Northern Manhattan from May 30 to June 30, 2018. zfmq_OPENSTUDIO--1.png

May 3-30, 2018

Maggi Peyton Art Gallery

Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer

David Dinkins Municipal Building

1 Centre Street, 19th Floor South

New York, NY 10007


Museo Municipal - Ayuntamiento de Puertollano
9 marzo / 10:00 am - 31 marzo / 8:00 pm




The Women of BLOT series, featured in BroadwayWorld.


FdlM's painting, "Abstract All City" in the City Limits show, made Artnet News Editors’ Picks.



FdlM donates painting to NYC's WBAI Radio's 2nd annual fundraising art exhibit and auction.
Art Exhibit:
Thursday, November 16th from
The Chesterfield Gallery
109 Norfolk St,
New York, NY 10002
Online Auction:
The catalog is now open to the public for preview. Online bidding starts Nov. 2 @ 9AM.

FdlM invited by Sing for Hope to join New York City Department of Parks & Recreation in Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art.
Sing for Hope: the city’s favorite pianos
Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
East Pinetum in Central Park
Location Details:
Enter at the East 84th Street entrance at the East Drive, behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Event Organizer
Art & Antiquities
Contact Number
(212) 360-8163
Contact Email


Art @ Columbia Presbyterian Hospital NYC: A print version of the painting "April Flowers" will be part of the collection at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital's Department of Otolaryngology. The piece was selected by a vote of their department members, to display in their waiting area.   zfmq_AprilFlowers2014--1.jpg



This fall a retrospective of FdlM greatest hits  it's making it's way as a 10 year print retrospective on Image Kind! Beautiful fine art prints, framed prints, posters and canvas prints versions of your favorite originals will be available at prices that everybody can afford. Be sure to check it out!

Franck de las Mercedes' "April Flowers" poster chosen by the MTA Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project, arrives at the station.


FdlM Featured in NY1 Noticias segment.

Franck de las Mercedes paints a Piano for Sing for Hope Pianos 2017

Sing for Hope is bringing its renowned Sing for Hope Pianos back to the streets of New York City this summer. From June 5-25, as a celebration of the work Sing for Hope does in communities year-round, 60 Sing for Hope Pianos will be placed in parks and public spaces in high traffic locations across all five boroughs in New York for anyone and everyone to play.
Franck de las Mercedes joined “Sing for Hope Pianos” this year to paint a brightly colored piano inspired by his childhood memories of Nicaragua, his experience as an immigrant in the US and the vibrant New York City backdrop.



 Franck de las Mercedes' painting "April Flowers - 2014" chosen by the MTA Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project. The poster that will be in hitting the NYC subway starting this May 2017.

Opening Reception:
Saturday, June 3, 5-9:30 PM: Video (7:30pm), Silent Auction, Raffle, Art Sale
Sunday, June 4, 12-5:00 PM, Artists’ Talk, Video, Slide Show
Closing Party: Friday, June 9, 6-9 PM
Refreshments & Fun for Kids
Free and open to the public
Hudson View Gardens Lounge, 128 Pinehurst Ave. at West 183rd Street,
(Enter from private driveway off West 183rd St; closest subway is 181 St. stop on the “A” train.)

Franck de las Mercedes' is now officially available at with therepresentation of  The Directed Art Modern! artsy features the world’s leading galleries, museums collections, foundations, artist estates, art fairs, and benefit auctions, all in one place. A growing database of 500,000 images of art, architecture, and design by 50,000 artists spans historical, modern, and contemporary works, and includes the largest online database of contemporary art. Artsy is used by art lovers, museum goers, patrons, collectors, students, and educators to discover, learn about, and collect art. More exciting announcements ahead. Thank you all for your continued support!


FdlM quoted in article by John Seed on The Huffington Post.



Visual Artist Franck de las Mercedes Joins DAM @ "Superfine! Art Fair 2016!" Miami Art Week / Basel


Franck de las Mercedes participating artist @ 5th Bronx Latin American Art BiennialBronxArtSpace305 140th St Bronx NY 10451September 6 – October 6, 2016

Opening reception: Friday, September 9, 5:30 – 9 PM


Franck on Film 
zfmq_20160603.pngFdlM has been featured in a short film! Founder Marissa Boisvert and artist/filmmaker Emily Alexander visited the art studio to shoot and produce this short film as resource for the creative community to find tools they need to do what they love, and be well doing it.  HAVE A GREAT SUMMER AND A HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!