Lysbeth Kent Francis is a Portraits, Inc. sales associate in Memphis, Tennessee. Since 1995 she has helped countless numbers of family and institutional clients throughout the mid-South region. She represents more than 100 artists working in various mediums, which include bronze, oil, pastel, watercolor, charcoal, pencil, and conté. Styles range from traditional to contemporary and vary from realistic to impressionistic. Pricing is available at every level.
Lysbeth is involved in every aspect of the portrait, sculpture, or live event commission without additional cost to the client. Her goal is to obtain for each client a treasured product that honors its subject for generations to come. Satisfaction is guaranteed, and without her involvement this goal can be difficult to accomplish.
Lysbeth was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. Her mother was a contemporary artist in Birmingham, and at an early age Lysbeth developed a keen appreciation for such work. Lysbeth graduated in 1980 from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in History.
In addition to her career as a Portraits, Inc. sales associate, Lysbeth is a member of the Shelby County Historical Commission and serves on the Board of Directors of the Memphis Garden Club. She volunteers at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens and leads school tours at historic Elmwood Cemetery.
Lysbeth married Hugh Francis in 1982. He is a fourth generation Memphis surgeon. They have three adult sons, two lawyers and one wealth manager, and two daughters-in-law, a pediatrician and a lawyer. Lysbeth hopes to commission portraits of her grandchildren one day!