Fiona Fell is a practicing artist and academic, her commitment is positioned within the industry of ceramics, sculpture and spatial practices including performance, installation and new media. Fiona has had over 20 solo shows, received several international grants and is part of many public and private collections both National and International. These include the National Gallery of Australia, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, FLICAM- Australasian Museum, Fuping, China, Cera-Techno, Toki City, Japan Power House Museum, Sydney, NSW, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan and numerous Nation-wide Regional galleries and University collections.
Fiona was represented by Watters Gallery in Sydney for five years and previously Legge Gallery, Sydney NSW, Australia for thirteen. She currently Lectures into Sculpture and Spatial Studies, Art and Design within the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University, Australia and holds a doctorate from Griffith University, Queensland Australia. Her recent work and research engage collaborative practices of an inter-disciplinary nature concentrating on new materiality in dialogue with media-based art forms.
For the last six years Fiona has spent significant periods of time in Barcelona, Spain where she carries out residencies and research for her practice as well as supervise up to ten tertiary students a year with international exchanges supporting research activities in collaboration with the University of Barcelona.
Dissolving the tough skin of the three-dimensional work Fiona Fell blurs the hard-and-fast distinction between artwork and artist, interior and exterior, animate and inanimate, fact and fantasy, body and corpus in experiments where clay no longer solidifies into common, everyday reality but spins a metaphor for a vaster, more fluid fabric of experience.