Fiona Foley

b.1964

Fiona Foley is a Brisbane-based artist and exhibits regularly in Australia and internationally. She has recently held solo exhibitions at Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane and Niagara Galleries, Melbourne.

In 2009-10, the University of Queensland Art Museum and Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art co-curated a survey exhibition of Fiona Foley’s work, titled Forbidden. The exhibition traversed photography, sculpture, moving image, etching and installations.

During 2011 Foley was appointed an Adjunct Professor with the University of Queensland. Her essay, ‘When the Circus Came to Town’ was published in the November issue of Art Monthly.

Foley’s major public sculptures include: The Edge of Trees, Museum of Sydney, Sydney (1995); The Lie of the Land, Melbourne Museum, Melbourne (1997); Tribute to A’vang, Parliament House, Canberra (2001); Winged Harvest, The Australian National University, Canberra (2001); Witnessing to Silence, Brisbane Magistrates Court, Brisbane (2004); Bible and Bullets, Redfern Park, Sydney (2008); Black Opium, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane (2009); Sugar Cubes, Mackay Regional Council, Mackay (2009).

Works by Fiona Foley

– In the MCA Collection online

Related Exhibitions

Volume One: MCA Collection

– Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) 2012

Bangu Yilbara: Works from the MCA Collection

– Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) 2006
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Mirror with a memory: A History of the Photographic Portrait in Australia

– National Portrait Gallery 2000

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