Fiona Connor
b. 1982, Auckland
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Fiona Connor completed her BFA/BA at University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts in 2004. She has studied at University of California in San Diego and University of Barcelona, and completed her MFA at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Los Angeles (2011). Fiona is represented by Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, Fine Arts, Sydney, and Maureen Paley, London.

Fiona Connor
Closed Down Clubs, Hop Louie, 2020
Commercial aluminum-frame door, polycarbonate, steel grill, hardware, silk screen on coated aluminum foil, vinyl, tape, cast aluminum, surface coatings
2135 x 1525 x 178 mm

Fiona Connor
Walls #1–#6 and #8 (featuring Rob Gardiner), 2022
new and recycled construction materials, hardware, mirror, paint and surface coatings, electrical fittings, incorporating artwork by Rob Gardiner
dimensions variable.
Installation View: Walls to Live Beside, Rooms to Own, Auckland Art Gallery Toi Tāmaki 2022

Fiona Connor
My muse is my memory, an archive of Closed Down Clubs, 2022
installation view: Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles

Recent Solo Exhibitions

Fiona Connor
Community Notice Board (Fernwood Market), 2022
custom cork board, silkscreen and UV print on aluminium, pins, tape, staples, vinyl
two elements: 48 x 48 x 1 in / 36 x 48 x 1 in

Fiona Connor
Closed for installation, 2019
installation view: SculptureCenter, New York

Fiona Connor
Walls #1–#6 and #8 (featuring Rob Gardiner), 2022
new and recycled construction materials, hardware, mirror, paint and surface coatings, electrical fittings, incorporating artwork by Rob Gardiner
dimensions variable.
Installation View: Walls to Live Beside, Rooms to Own, Auckland Art Gallery Toi Tāmaki 2022

Fiona Connor
Closed for installation, 2019
installation view: SculptureCenter, New York

Readings

Fiona Connor
Closed Down Clubs, 2018
installation view: MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

Fiona Connor
Untitled #7, 2017
cast resin, cream paint
685 x 2335 x 22mm

Fiona Connor
Walls #1–#6 and #8 (featuring Rob Gardiner), 2022
new and recycled construction materials, hardware, mirror, paint and surface coatings, electrical fittings, incorporating artwork by Rob Gardiner
dimensions variable.
Installation View: Walls to Live Beside, Rooms to Own, Auckland Art Gallery Toi Tāmaki 2022

Fiona Connor
Untitled #7 (detail), 2017
cast resin, cream paint
685 x 2335 x 22mm

Fiona Connor
Notice Board (Pacific Clay) #5, 2016
foam pin board, silkscreen and UV print on aluminum plates, pins
915 x 1220mm

Fiona Connor

Brick, Cane and Paint, 2016

installation view: Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland

Recent Group Exhibitions

Fiona Connor
On What Remains (fountain), 2015
Concrete, EPS foam, antique brass hardware, plumbing supplies, steel, ply, paint and coatings, car battery, Jabsco pump, potable water
914 x 610 x 914 mm

Fiona Connor
Can Do Academy #3, 2014
sheet rock, plaster, ceramic sink, plumbing, timber, paint
2000 x 2400 x 30mm

Fiona Connor
Can Do Academy #3 (detail), 2014
sheet rock, plaster, ceramic sink, plumbing, timber, paint
2000 x 2400 x 30mm