Francie was born and raised in Merritton, ON. and has a BA with a major in Fine Arts from the University of Waterloo.
She taught school in the Yukon Territory and Ontario and retired in 2009 to work on her art full time.
She has shown her work at the TAG Gallery in St. Catharines.
She has been a part of the Pelham Art Festival for several years and was part of the 2019 Toronto Outdoor Art Festival.
She lives in Niagara and is a member of SWAG, (Supporting Women Artists Group).