Dean Evan Francis

Dean is a commercial photographer commissioned by notable brands, companies & clientele. List of Clients


Dean’s first photographs were created for his collegiate portfolio when he graduated with a fine arts concentration from Penn. Dean was then accepted into the undergraduate program for fine arts at Kendall College of Art & Design. Dean majored in industrial design with supporting coursework & studio training in color theory, composition, perspective, drawing, painting & sculpting. View Photographs


Dean’s first works were published by Oxford University Press in The Art of Teaching Art – a collegiate level book of instruction for teaching the foundations of art which included Dean’s compositional studies, line work & perspective drawings. Today, Dean’s photography is published by clientele in every medium – tv, books, websites, social media, magazines & billboards. View Book


Dean’s first sales included illustrations for marketing & advertising a boutique clothier’s brand & design line in addition to photography for an international portrait studio. Dean then launched his own photography studio & expanded his fieldwork to serve various clientele, their target markets & base of customers. Today, Dean’s commercial photography is commissioned by notable brands, companies & clientele. View Studios


Dean’s first exhibits began at Monroe Street Studios where his paintings & sculptures were installed & available for purchase. Additional works & photographs followed at the South Bend Museum of Art, Penn, Kendall, Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Michiana Hematology & Oncology. Today, Dean’s contemporary photography is created for museums, collections, galleries & exhibits. Visit South Bend Museum of Art



  • Dean also served in the Navy & Law Enforcement as an Officer
  • U. S. Navy (Honorable, Commended)
  • Naval Security Forces Training Coordinator
  • Naval Security Forces Officer
  • Naval Fitness Training Officer
  • Naval Personnel Administration Officer
  • U. S. Law Enforcement (Commended)
  • Prosecutor’s Office Investigator
  • Special Victims Unit Forensic Interviewer
  • Police Detective
  • Police, Crime Scene & Forensic Photographer
  • Crime Scene Technician
  • Police Field Training Officer
  • County Police Officer
  • Sheriff’s Special Deputy

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