Fran is originally from Ireland. She has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art, specialising in Paint and Print. She gained a Masters of Visual Arts Practices from Dublin, Ireland. After her Masters, she travelled to Seoul, South Korea to teach. After a couple of years, she moved to Shanghai to teach Primary Visual Arts at an International School.
She moved to Sweden in 2013 and was teaching Primary Visual Arts at an international school in Stockholm. She is returning to work, after being on maternity leave, to teach the IPC Visual Arts, Grades 2-5.