Sunday, January 19, 2014
Originally from Montreal, Fiona Ackerman is a painter living and working in Vancouver, BC. Since completing her BFA through Concordia and ECIAD, Fiona has exhibited across Canada and in Europe (Germany & France). She received an honorable mention for the Kingston Prize for Canadian Portraiture in 2009, and was included in Carte Blanche 2: Painting, a survey and showcase painting in Canada (published by The Magenta Foundation, fall 2008). In 2012, she Ackerman spent 6 months working from a studio in Berlin. The Berlin paintings, and the work produced for the exhibition titled ‘Heterotopia‘ at Winsor Gallery were published in a full colour Catalogue available through Winsor Gallery and Galerie Steinrötter.
Currently, Fiona has a solo exhibition running at White Brush Gallery in Düsseldorf Germany until February 9, 2014. At home in Vancouver, she will open her second solo exhibition with Winsor Gallery on February 19 2014. This exhibition titled It’s Not You, It’s Me‘ is a series of new explorations into the studio’s of Canadian artists from Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. It will be followed by ‘Amplifier‘ an exhibition of her new abstract paintings at Herringer Kiss Gallery in Calgary, opening April 12 2014.
Bearing the Burden of Doubt, (studio visit: Shawn Hunt / Graeme Burglund), Oil on canvas, 78.7” x 55.1”, 2013