Fiona Rae - Biography

Fiona Rae

Born 1963 in Hong Kong. Lives and works in London.

Education

1983-84 Croydon College of Art, London, UK
1984-87 Goldsmiths College, London, UK

Grants and Awards

1991 Shortlisted for the Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London, UK
1993 Shortlisted for the Eliette von Karajan Prize for Young Painters, Austria
2002 Elected to Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2002-05 Shadowland, Tate Modern Restaurant Commission, London, UK
2003 BBC Commission: Signal, installation for Art Site, BBC Broadcasting House Public Art Programme, London, UK, July 1–November 5
2005 Master Artist in Residence at Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA
2005-09 Appointed Tate Artist Trustee, London, UK
2007 Shortlisted for the Charles Wollaston Award, The 239th Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, June 11–August 19
2010 Curator of Invited Room, The 242nd Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, June 14-August 22
2011-13 Tate Members’ Artist Commission
2011-15

Professor of Painting for the Royal Academy Schools, London, UK

2015

Honorary Fellow of Goldsmiths, London, UK

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Buchmann Lugano
2016
Buchmann Galerie
2015
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (cat.)
2014
Buchmann Box, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Southampton City Art Gallery (cat.)
Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham (cat.)
2013
Towner, Eastbourne, UK (cat.)
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2012
The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK (cat.)
Leeds Art Gallery, UK (cat.)
2011
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin (cat.)
2010
The Pace Gallery, New York (cat.)
2009
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris (cat.)
2008
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (cat.)
2006
PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York (cat.)
2005
Buchmann Galerie, Köln (cat.)
2004
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris (cat.)
2003
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (cat.)
2002
Carré dʼArt, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Nîmes (cat.)
2001
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich
2000
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
fig-1, London (cat.)
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
1999
Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya/ Japan (cat.)
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
1997
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
Saatchi Gallery. London (mit Gary Hume) (cat.)
The British School at Rome, Rom
1996
Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin (cat.)
1995
Waddington Galleries, London (cat.)
1994
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
John Good Gallery, New York (cat.)
1993
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK (cat.)
1992
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (cat.)
1991
Waddington Galleries, London (cat.)
1990
Third Eye Center (Now Centre for Contemporary Arts), Glasgow
Pierre Bernard Gallery, Nice

Group Exhibitions

2017
Objects are closer than they appear, Buchmann Galerie
The 249th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
I Want! I Want!: Art & Technology, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, UK
2016
Zeichnung, Buchmann Galerie
Non Figuratif - un regain d’intérêt?, Abbaye Saint André - Centre d’Art Contemporain Meymac, France
Retour au meilleur des mondes, FRAC Auvergne, France
Conversation autour d'une collection. Collection Jocelyne et Fabrice Petignat., Villa Bernasconi, Lancy, CH
2015
The 247th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
Imagining a University: Fifty Years of The University of Warwick Art Collection, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK
La Vie de Château. Œuvres de la Collection, Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Haute-Vienne, France
La Colección: La Colección de Pintura Contemporánea de la Fundación Barrié por Primera Vez en Madrid, CentroCentro, Madrid, Spain
2014
Group Exhibition, Waddington Custot Galleries, London, UK
Here Today…, The Old Sorting Office, London, UK (cat.)
Weltenbummler - Abenteuer Kunst, Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
Prophetic Diagrams II, Cheymore Gallery, Tuxedo Park, NY, USA
As I run and run, happiness comes closer, Hôtel Beaubrun, Paris, France (cat.)
Bad Boy!, New Art Projects, London, UK
Between Worlds, Galerie Isa, Mumbai
The 246th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
(detail), H-Project Space, Bangkok, Thailand, Transition Gallery, London, UK, The Usher Gallery, Lincoln, UK (cat.)
Within / Beyond Borders, Banco de Portugal, Lisbon
2013
Art Britannia, Madonna Building, Miami, Florida, USA
Summer Saloon Show, Lion & Lamb Gallery, London, UK
Encounter: The Royal Academy in Asia, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Prophetic Diagrams, George and Jörgen, London, UK
Here we go: a changing group show, Karsten Schubert, London
2012
RA Now, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
London Twelve, City Gallery Prague, The Stone Bell House, Prague, Czech Republic (cat.)
The 244th Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
Outside In, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Hors les murs, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brüssel
Sammlung Marx - Eine Auswahl, Muzeum Narodowe w Szczecin
2011
Colección de Pintura Contemporánea Internacional, Fundación Barrié, La Coruña, Spain (cat.)
Making a Scene, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK (cat.)
Within/Beyond Borders, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, Greece (cat.)
Unearthed, Warton House, London, UK
Between Film and Art, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany; Deutsche Kinemathek–Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
Not for Sale, Passage de Retz, Paris
The 243rd Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
Collection: 25 ans et 1 été, Musée de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France
Die Sammlung Marx - Eine Auswahl, Atlas Sztuki, Lodz
2010
50 Years at Pace, The Pace Gallery, New York, USA (cat.)
40, Texas Gallery, Houston, USA
New Art Now, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
Palm Paintings, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
ART, curated by Craig Martin, Galerie Haas und Fuchs, Berlin
Babel, FRAC Auvergne
…um so mehr, Kunsthalle Göppingen
The 242nd Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2009
La Rose Pourpre du Caire, Musée d’Art et d’Archéologie d’Aurillac, France
Plastic Culture: Legacies of Pop 1986 - 2008, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston; The Exchange, Penzance (cat.)
Une Place au Soleil, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
Splash the Stuff Down: Painting and Revelation, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
Antes de Ayer y Pasado Mañana; o lo que Puede ser Pintura Hoy, MACUF: Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Union Fenosa, La Coruña
Classified: Contemporary British Art from Tate Collection, Tate Britain, London
Ventriloquist, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2008
Summer Show, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
Out of Storage 1: Chosen Paintings from the Collection, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
Paixóns Privadas, Visions Publicas, , Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo (cat.)
A Pace Menagerie, Pace Prints, New York
Contemporary Prints and Drawings, The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Freeze 20, The Hospital Club, London
2007
Reset: Werke aus der Sammlung Marx, Hamburger Bahnhof–Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
Out of Art: from the collection of Ernesto Esposito, CentrePasquArt, Kunsthaus Centre d’Art, Biel, Switzerland
100 Jahre Kunsthalle Mannheim, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
De leur temps (2) Art contemporain & collections privées en France, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble (cat.)
Twilight Musings, One in the Other, London
The 239th Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (cat.)
2006
Hot Spring … In Autumn, , Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Ultra New Vision of Contemporary Art, , Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (cat.)
Full House: Faces of a Collection, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Fiction @ Love / Forever Young Land, , Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
Piktogramme, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart (cat.)
VIP III: Arena der Abstraktion, Museum Morsbroich
2005
Lorie Peters Lauthier Collects, , Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, College of Media Arts and Design, Drexel University Gallery, Philadelphia
Revelation: Reflecting British Art in the Arts Council Collection, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Baroque and Neo-Baroque/The Hell of the Beautiful, , Domus Atrium 02 (DA2), Fundación Salamanca Ciudad de Cultura, Salamanca
Colours and Trips, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn and Taxis, Bregenz; Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen (cat.)
Blumenstück, Künstlers Glück: vom Paradiesgärtlein zur Prilblume, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen (cat.)
Ordering the Ordinary, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2004
Le Syndrome de Babylone, Centre d'Art Contemporain de la Villa du Parc, Annemasse, France
Direct Painting – Neue Kunsthalle IV, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Art in New Spaces, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Paranormal, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels
Summer Eyes/Summarize, Jan Weiner, Kansas City
2003
New Abstract Painting/Painting Abstract Now, , Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen (cat.)
Talking Pieces: text und bild in der neuen kunst, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen (cat.)
Paintings: Arturo Herrera, Dennis Hollingsworth, Fiona Rae, Juan Uslé, Buchmann Galerie, Cologne
Painting Pictures: Painting and Media in the Digital Age, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (cat.)
A Bigger Splash: Arte Britânica da Tate 1960–2003, Pavilhão Lucas, Nogueira Garcez, São Paulo (cat.)
Inaugural Group Show, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2002
Peintures, contrainte ou recette, Galeries du Cloître, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France
The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British and Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (cat.)
2001
Works on Paper, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
Hybrids: International Contemporary Painting, Tate Liverpool (cat.)
Künsterlerräume / Sammlerräume, Kunstverein St Gallen im Kunstmuseum Zürich
2000
Europe: Different Perspectives in Painting/Europa: Differenti Prospettive nella Pittura, , Museo Michetti, Palazzo San Domenico, Francavilla al Mare (cat.)
Aspectos de la Coleccion, Coleccion de Arte Contemporaneo, Fundación La Caixa, Madrid
Zeitgenossen/Contemporaries: Malerei/Paintings, Galerie Edition Kunsthandel Essenb
1999
Sensation: Young British Artists from The Saatchi Collection, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, USA (cat.)
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
DC Moore Gallery, New York
Reconciliations, DC Moore Gallery, New York
45-99, Kettles Yard, Cambridge
Color Me Blind, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart
1998
Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (cat.)
Inaugural Exhibition, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
UK Maximum Diversity, , Benger Fabrik, Bregenz/ Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste, Wien
Up to 2000, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK
1997
Confrontation, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France (cat.)
About Vision: New British Painting in the 1990's, , Museum of Modern Art Oxford
Treasure Island, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)
Paintings and Sculpture, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
Waddington Galleries, London
1996
About Vision: New British Painting in the 1990s, , Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. Außerdem in diversen britischen Städten, u.a. Fruitmarket
Nuevas Abstracciones, , Palacio de Velázquez, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. Außerdem in: Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld;
1995
Malerei. Sechs Bilder-Sechs Posititionen, , Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düssledorf
Repicturing Abstraction, , Marsh Art Gallery, University of Virginia, Richmond
Des limites du tableau: les possibles des la peinture, Musée Départemental de Rochechouart, Chateau de Rochechouart, Haute-Vienne
From Here, Waddington Galleries und Karsten Schubert, London
1994
New Painting From the Arts Council Collection, Gallery Oriel, Dublin, Ireland
A Decade of Collecting: Patrons of New Arts Gifts 1983-1993, , Tate Gallery London
Unbound: Possibilities in Painting, Hayward Gallery, London
Here and Now, Serpentine Gallery London
Chance, Choice and Irony, Todd Gallery, London, UK / John Hansard Gallery, The University, Southampton, UK (cat.)
1993
Hardcore (the first part), Factual Nonsense, London, UK
Nancy Haynes, James Hyde, Walter Obholzer, Fiona Rae, David Row, Karin Sander, Juan Uslé, Leslie Wayne, John Good Gallery, New York, USA
Color, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, USA
Moving into View-Recent British Painting, Royal Festival Hall, London
1992
Play between Fear and Desire, Germans van Eck Gallery, New York
New Voices: Recent Paintings from the British Council Collection, Centre de Conférences Albert Borschette, Brussels, Belgium / Musée National d’Histoire et d’Art, Luxembourg / Istanbul Greater City Municipality Taksim Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey / Ankara State Fine Arts Gallery, Izfas Gallery, Izmur, Turkey / Museo de Belles Artes, Bilbao, Spain / Santa Monica Contemporary Art Centre, Barcelona, Spain / Centro Cultural Galileo, Madrid, Spain / Veronicas, Sala des Exposiciones, Murcia, Spain / Pescaderia Vieja, Sala de Arte, Jerez, Spain (cat.)
The Contemporary Art Society: Eighty years of Collecting, Hayward Gallery, London, sowie: Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr; Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol City; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
1991
A View of London, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
Who Framed Modern Art or the Quantitative Life of Roger Rabbit, Sidney, Janis Gallery, London
Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate Gallery, London
La Metafisica della Luce, John Good Gallery, New York
Invitational, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Abstraction, Waddington Galleries, London
British Art from 1930, Waddington Galleries, London
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition XVII., Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
1990
Rudolf Fila, Tim Head, Alain Miller, Fiona Rae, Anthony Wilson, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
The British Art Show, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow/ Hayward Gallery, London
Aperto, 44th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (cat.)
Voorwerk 1, Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
1989
Promises, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK / L’École de Nîmes, France (cat.)
New Year, New Talent ’89, Anderson O´Day Gallery, London, UK
1988
Freeze, Surrey Docks, London, UK (cat.)

Selected Collections

Arts Council England, UK

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK

British Council, UK

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

Carré d’Art - Musée d’Art Contemporain, Nîmes, France 

Contemporary Art Society, London, UK

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA

Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Austria 

Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France

Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain d’Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain d'Île-de-France, France

Fundación Barrié, A Coruña, Spain

Fundació “la Caixa”, Barcelona, Spain 

Government Art Collection, UK

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany 

Jerwood Collection, Hastings, UK

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA

Leeds Museums and Galleries, Leeds, UK

Mudam Luxembourg - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Musée Départemental de Rochechouart, Haute-Vienne, France

Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Portugal

Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK

Tate Collection, UK

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Warwick University Art Collection, UK