Myesha Francis Agwe
Owner, M. Francis Gallery
Myesha Francis Agwe was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the owner and founding director of M. Francis Gallery located in the Historic Arts District of New Orleans. Agwe is a professional artist and art instructor specializing in painting and multi-media art who has been recognized in her community as a leader in the arts.
Agwe earned her BA in art history and studio art from the University of Texas in Arlington, where she served as president of the Art History Student Union. Agwe also studied painting in Florence, Italy, in 2005. She received an MA in Museum Studies from Southern University at New Orleans in 2010. As a student, Agwe was awarded the Burroughs-Wright Fellowship by the Association of African American Museums. Agwe has exhibited her work extensively and her art is collected world-wide.