Fiona Ackerman

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#1, 2014
Mixed media on paper
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Education

2002 BFA, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Visual Arts, Vancouver
1998-2000 Concordia University, Painting and Drawing, Montreal

Exhibitions

Solo and Split Exhibitions

2016
“Glasslands”, Winsor Gallery Vancouver
“Spiegel im Spiegel”, Galerie Kremers, Berlin
"Chaos Theory" Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary AB

2015
“Night Driving”, p|m Gallery, Toronto, ON
“What has Already Been Said is Still Not Enough, Galerie Pfaff, Schwarzenbruck, GER
“Fiona Ackerman Aus der Wunderkammer des Friedrich Meckseper, White Brush Gallery, Düsseldorf

2014
“It’s Not You, It’s Me”, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, BC
“Amplifier”, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, AB

2013
Galerie Claus Steinrötter, Müster, Germany
“Die Ordnung der Dinge”, White Brush Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012
“Expeditions Through the Mirror”, Galerie Claus Steinrötter, Müster, Germany
“Heterotopia”, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2011
“Celebratory Gunfire”, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, AB

2010
“Pushing the Edge" with Wil Murray and Nick Lepard, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
“Artificial Kingdom” with Bradley Wood, Parts Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Clearly Seen” with Zoe Pawlak, On the Rise Artist Collective, Vancouver, BC

2009
“A Harlequin Escapade” Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2008
“Reminiscence” View Art Gallery, Victoria, BC

2005
“Heavy Sky Over Surabaya” with Gregor Hiltner, Galerie Jurgen Kaspar, Nuremberg, Germany



Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
"Mimetic Workshop: Studio Still Lifes of Fiona Ackerman and Kelly Lycan, Surrey Art Gallery, BC

2015
“Concurrent 2,” Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014
“Concurrent”, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, BC
“Abstrakt – Informel”, White Brush Gallery, Düsseldorf, GER
Art Toronto (Toronto International Art Fair) – Winsor Gallery
“Ten Year Aniversry”, p|m Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013
Art Toronto (Toronto International Art Fair) – Herringer Kiss Gallery

2012
Art Toronto (Toronto International Art Fair) – Herringer Kiss Gallery

2011
“Cheaper Show #10”, Vancouver, BC

2010
Art Toronto (Toronto International Art Fair) – Parts Gallery
“Pushing the Edge”, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Parts Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Cheaper Show #9", W2, Vancouver, BC1992
“Rover Art Fair" Montreal, PQ
“Gold.”, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009
“Kingston Prize for Canadian Portraiture” Kingston, ON; Toronto, ON; Wolfville, NS; Calgary, AB
“The Artist Project Toronto,” Toronto, ON

2008
“Group Show.” View Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
“The Artist Project Toronto.” The Liberty Grand, Toronto, ON

2007
“Halcyon Days.” Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
“Portrayal.” Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC


Art Fairs
2016
Art Toronto - Solo Booth. Winsor Gallery
Budapest Art Fair - Galerie Kremers

2014
Art Toronto - Heringer Kiss Gallery / p|m Gallery

2013
Art Toronto (Toronto International Art Fair) - Heringer Kiss Gallery

2012
Art Toronto (Toronto International Art Fair) - Heringer Kiss Gallery
Art Toronto (Toronto International Art Fair) - Parts Gallery

2009
“The Artist Project Toronto,” Toronto ON

2008
“The Artist Project Toronto.” The Liberty Grand, Toronto ON

Collections

Richard Ivey School of Business
Bankhaus Bauer HT, Stuttgart Germany
BMO - Bank of Montreal Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Polygon

Awards

2015 Sobey Art Award- Longlist
2009 Honorable Mention, Kinston Prize Portrait Competition, Kingston Arts Council, Kingston, ON
2008 Chosen for “Carte Blanche, Vol. 2 – Painting.” The Magenta Foundation

Publications

2014
“Paint What you Know – An interview with Fiona Ackerman” by Alex Stursberg SAD Mag
“Creative Block”, by Danielle Krysa, Chronicle Books, San Francisco USA

2013
“It’s Nice That: Annual 2013”, London UK

2012
“From the Desk Of” - (web interview) November 28
“Juxtapose Magazine” - (web feature) October 25
"Der magische Ort" Münstersche Zeitung - Noveber 24
"Expeditionen mit dem Spiegel" Wesfälische Nachrichte, Nov 23
“Desire” Vancouver Art Gallery Auction & Gala, Vancouver, BC

2011
Proxart Magazine, California
"Interview: Fiona Ackerman" Block Magazine, June 17

2010
Branch Magazine, issue 3: Hunger
“Artificial Kingdom” R.M. Vaughan, Globe and Mail Toronto
"Pushing the Edge, Diane Farris Gallery" Helena Wadsley, Galleries West, Winter

2011
Feature: Proxart Magazine, California, USA

2010
Feature: Branch Magazine, issue 3: Hunger
Review: “Artificial Kingdom” R.J. Vaughn, Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON
Review: "Pushing the Edge, Diane Farris Gallery" Helena Wadsley, Galleries West, Winter

2009
Review: "A Harlequin Escapade" Mike Landry, Things of Desire (web)

2008
Magenta Carte Blanche: Vol.2 - Painting. Introduction by Jane Urquhart
Review: “The Abstract Art of Reminiscence” Kevin Nelson, Monday Magazine
Feature: “In A Garden,” Shelagh Plunkett, EnRoute Magazine

2005
Review: “2 Facetten der Verwandtschaft,” Bernd Zachoe, Nurnberger Nachrichten
Feature: “Kunst aus Kanada: Fiona Ackermans Bilder,” Jochen Schmoldt, Plarrer Magazine

2004
“Collision 2004.” A collaborative project and exhibition conceived and organized by Fiona
Ackerman including 21 Vancouver artists. Interurban Gallery, Vancouver, BC
“Untitled”, a commissioned public mural, City of Vancouver, Carroll Street Greenway Project. Pigeon
Park, 1 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC

2003
“Collision 2003.” A collaborative project and exhibition conceived and organized by Fiona
Ackerman including 23 Vancouver artists. Interurban Gallery, Vancouver, BC