Biography

 

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 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).

A significant proportion of her work has involved collaborative projects with health professionals and biomedical researchers for prominent public engagement projects.

 

Fiona is a studio holder at Glasgow Sculpture Studios.