After completing a BSc (hons) Chemistry, Fiona McGurk worked as a development chemist for 15 yrs before completing a BA (hons) Painting, Edinburgh College of Art in 2012.


Fiona has been the recipient of a number of awards; The Hope Scott Trust Visual Arts Award 2016, RSA: New Contemporaries 2013 and The Andrew Grant Bequest Scholarship, 2012 and 2010.  She has exhibited in the UK and further afield; Japan, Greece, Singapore and Germany and has undertaken residencies nationally and internationally; 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan (2016), Pharmaceutical Research Centre, CMAC, University of Strathclyde (2014), Snehta|Athens, Greece (2012).  

Forthcoming events include a 3-month residency with the NARS Foundation, New York, Oct – Dec 2019 supported by Creative Scotland Open Project Fund award. 


Fiona is a studio holder and member of the board at Glasgow Sculpture Studios.