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Fiona Robinson Writings on Art  features invited artists whose work is outstanding as well as notable exhibitions.

All of the texts on this site are the copyright of Fiona Robinson and any unauthorised use of any portion of this material is an infringement of that copyright.

Fiona Robinson is an artist, writer and curator whose primary practice is drawing. As a free-lance writer she is known for writing about contemporary art from an artist’s perspective and writes a regular feature for Evolver magazine. She won the Proof writing Prize in 2007 and has written numerous articles and exhibition catalogues.

She was awarded the Drawing Prize at the Royal West of England Academy Open Exhibition, Bristol in 2011 and was third Prizewinner at the 4th International Biennale of Drawing in Sydney, Australia in 2007. She won the University of Bath Painting Prize in 2007 and was shortlisted for the following UK drawing prizes: Derwent Drawing Prize 2016, the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012, the Cheltenham Drawing Prize 1998 and the Rabley Contemporary Sketch Prize in 2011 and 2005. She is an elected Academician of the Royal West of England Academy. Her work is held by The British Museum London UK, Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Swindon UK, The University of Bath, Bath UK, The Polish Art Foundation, Melbourne, AUS, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Rep. of Ireland, The Cill Rialaig Project, Dublin, Rep. of Ireland, The Royal West of England Academy Bristol UK and other public and numerous private collections worldwide.

She curated the contemporary element of Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter  at The Royal West of England Academy Bristol on December 2016 – March 2017. An accompanying publication Strange Worlds edited by Marie Mulvey Roberts and Fiona Robinson published by Sansom in December 2016. She also curated the contemporary section of Sawdust and Sequins: The art of the Circus at the RWA March to June 2018. Fiona Robinson lives and works in Dorset, England and La Vienne, France.

 

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