Lot 42 - Cecilia Fiona - Seashell Returning
Lot 42 - Cecilia Fiona - Seashell Returning

Lot 42 - Cecilia Fiona - Seashell Returning

Watercolour on paper

2024

A6 (10x15cm)

Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust

Curated by Vittoria Beltrame

ARTIST INFO

About 

The Copenhagen based painter Cecilia Fiona’s (b.1997) dynamic paintings explore the existential mysteries of life and the interconnectedness of all living beings. Fiona’s imagery is mystical and metamorphic, inhabited by hybrid human figures that dissolve into the natural world in new imaginative ecosystems where nature has agency. By blending existing myths and folklore from different regions and times, she builds her own mythological worlds where the boundaries between man and earth, dream and reality are fluid. 

Her lyrical dreamscapes are created using a mixture of rabbit skin glue and pigments, an intuitive process that yields ethereal traces of previous attempts and offer the viewer a glimpse into another world behind reality full of chaos and magic. 

Fiona recently expanded her practice into three dimensions, painting on free-standing folding screens and making sculptures with paperpulp and epoxy used together with sewed and hand painted costumes for long durational performances animating the gallery space."  

Education 

BA in Art History from the University of Copenhagen, DK (2021) 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

She has exhibited internationally in galleries and institutes including: The Reventlow-Museum, Lolland, DK; Filosoffen Art Center, Odense, DK; VITRINE, Basel, CH; Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, DK; Marinaro Gallery, New York, USA; The Hole, Los Angeles, USA; SuperZoom Art, Paris, FR; Gallery Q (The Royal Danish Academy of Art), Copenhagen, DK; Formation Gallery, København, DK; Sapling, London, UK; Tivoli Gardens as part of CHART 2023 in Copenhagen, DK; and VITRINE presented a solo booth of Fiona at Independent Art Fair, New York, USA. 

Residencies include El Castillete, Madrid, ES (2022). Hopper Prize finalist 2023. 

Current shows include a solo show at VITRINE Fitzrovia, London, UK on view until 9th of March. 

Gallery Representation 

VITRINE (London/Basel) & Andersen's Contemporary (Copenhagen) 

 

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