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Fiona MacDonald

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Exhibitions

2005   
PatchWork, Mori Gallery, Sydney   

2002   
American Raptors, Mori Gallery, Sydney

2001   
Threshold, Mori Galley, Sydney

2000   
Rewind, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1997   
1890-1910, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1996   
Fragile, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1995 
Close, Botanic Interpretive Centre, Rockhampton
Port, Museum of Sydney

1993   
Mob, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Universally respected…, The Rockhampton Club, Rockhampton

1992   
Honeymoon, Mitchell Library Vestibule, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney

1991   
O Taiti, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1990   
Gauguin Suite, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Cyclopaedia, Elizabeth Bay House, Historic Houses Trust, Sydney

1988   
The Presence of the Past, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Astronomy, Ghirgis and Klym Gallery, Melbourne

1987   
Salon des Ciseaux I, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Salon des Ciseaux II, Studio 666, Paris

1986   
Lure of the Grotesque, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1984   
Elective Affinities, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1983   
Shard, Mori Gallery, Sydney

Selected Curated Exhibitions

2006   
Tunnel Vision, Cross Arts Projects, King Cross, Sydney
May Day, Cross Arts Projects, kings Cross, Sydney

2005   
Strangely Familiar, Curator Ricky Subritzky, UTS Gallery, University of Technology, Sydney

2004   
Conceptual Crochet, Curator Christopher Dean, Cross Arts Projects, Kings Cross, Sydney

2003   
One Square Mile, Curators Michelle Helmrich and Richard Bell, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
Plane to Point and Line, the Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney, Sydney
Home Sweet Home, The Peter Fay Collection, National Galley of Australia, Canberra

2001   
Federation Festival, the Australia Projects, Curator Juliana Engberg, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
Our Place: Issues of Identity in Recent Australian Art Monash University Museum of Art at Prato, Palazzo Vaj, Prato, Italy

2000   
Zeitgenossichhe Fotokunst aus Australien/ Contemporary Photo-Art from Australia, Curator Bernice Murphy, Neue Berliner Kunstverin, Berlin and touring

1999   
Black and White Artists and Cartoonists (the Most Public Art), Curators Joan Kerr, Jo Holder, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Glue, Gallery Constantinople, Quenbeyan, NSW

1998   
Fisi – Blossoming of the Waves, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Wake Naima, Ngan Jila Centre Culturel Tjibaou, Noumea, New Caledonia
All This and Heaven Too, Adelaide Biennial, Curators: Juliana Engberg and Ewen McDonald, Art Gallery of South Australia
Reconciliation, an AAAR! Project, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney

1997   
Rummage, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1996   
Photography is Dead Long Live Photography, Curator: Linda Michael, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Reservoir, Curator: Ewen McDonald, Lake Macquarie Regional Gallery, NSW

1995   
Seven Histories of Australia, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Oceania Influence, Curator Nick Waterlow, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, University of NSW
The Artist in the Garden, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT

1994   
Faciality, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
The Aberrant Object: Women and Surrealism, Curator: Juliana Engberg, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Heidelberg, Vic

1993   
Sshhh…, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1992   
The Boundary Rider, 9th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
The Temple of Flora, Mount Waverley City Gallery, Greater Melbourne and touring Blast, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1991   
Second Nature, Curator Sally Coaucaud, P3-Art and Environment, Tokyo, Japan exchange with Artspace, Sydney
Decoding the Flower, Nolan Gallery, Canberra
Mori Gallery at the Chicago Art Fair, USA

1990   
Mori Gallery at the Frankfurt Art Fair, Germany
Out of Asia, Curator Alison Carroll, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Heidelberg, Greater Melbourne and touring

1989   
In Full Sunlight, Aglassofwater, Brisbane and touring

1988   
A New Generation: the 1980’s, Curator James Mollison, National Gallery of Australia
No More Blue Horizons, Flaxman Gallery, London
Dissonances, Curator: Catherine David, Espace Vendome, Paris
The Self Portrait, Curator Christine France, David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney

1987   
The New Romantics, Curator Graham Sturgeon, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Modern Objects, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Selected Affinities, Jam Factory, Adelaide, South Australia
The Age of Collage, Curator Arthur McIntyre, Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney

1986   
The Gothic: Perversity and Its Pleasure, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane and touring
A First Look: Philip Morris Collection Acquisitions 1983-84, Curator: James Mollison, Drill Hall, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

1985   
Queensland Works, Curator: Nancy Underhill, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Queensland
Australian Perspecta 1985, Curator Ursula Prunster, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Colour Form Pattern, Curator Jo Holder University Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
The Most Beautiful Show in the World, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Sydney-Seattle, Loaded Brush Gallery, Seattle, USA

Commissioned Art Projects

2000   
Millennium Tympanum, with Kathryn Grant and Jo Holder, Sydney International Airport, Sydney
Face to Face, Australian Aboriginal Cultures Galleries, South Australian Museum, Adelaide
1999   
Time Walk, with Kathryn Grant and Melanie Cariss, Campbell Parade Public Artwork, Bondi

1998   
Palimpsest: the original writing has been effaced to make room for a second, Sydney Customs House, Sydney City Council (removed to storage)

Collections


National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
National Gallery of New Zealand, Wellington
Auckland City Gallery, New Zealand
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Powerhouse Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney
Rockhampton City Art Gallery, Queensland
University of Central Queensland, Rockhampton
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
Araluen Arts Trust, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
ArtBank, Sydney
Zurich (Aust) Insurance, Sydney
Allen, Allen & Hemsley Contemporary Art Collection, Sydney
Macquarie Bank, Sydney
News Limited, London
Tjibaou Cultural Centre ADCK, Noumea, New Caledonia
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Museum of South Australia, Adelaide
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

Awards

1993    Artist in Residence University of Central Queensland
1994    Fellowship, Visual Arts/Crafts Board of the Australia Council
1999    NSW Human Rights Commission Award to ANTaR for Sea of Hands
2000    New Work Grant, Visual Arts/Crafts Board of the Australia Council

Education

1979     Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, South Australian School of Art
1976    Associate Diploma of Fine Arts, College of Art, Brisbane