Fiona McGuigan

Born in Bern, Switzerland


Art Education

2009         EDGE Professional Development Program, Artists Trust, Seattle WA 

1993-1995    School of Visual Concepts, Seattle, WA

1988-1990     De Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Select Shows


  • Occasional Gallery, Curated by Brian Cypher, Burlington, WA

  • COCA35Live, Seattle, WA


  • Calypte Gallery, The Repeated Image, (Solo Show) Seattle WA

  • Gallery4Culture, The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts, Seattle WA


  • North Seattle Community College Gallery, Duwamish River Residency Exhibit, Seattle WA

  • Seattle Art Museum Sales & Rental Gallery’s 40th Anniversary Celebration, Artist’s Choice

  • Gage Academy , The Constant Image (Solo Show), Seattle, WA


  • Washington State Convention Center, A Celebration of Wa. Artists, Seattle, WA

  • Buchanan Cntr. for the Arts, Art 64, (curated by Eric Fischl, America: Now & Here), Monmouth, IL


  • Werkschau, Koserow, Germany

  • Eidelauer Picture Club, Moment of Impact (Solo Show), Seattle, WA


  • Gallery by the Bay, Unclad, Stanwood, WA

  • 619 Western, Modifications, Seattle WA

2009       Canoe Social Club, Home, Seattle, WA

2008       Gallery One, 40 Portraits/40 Artists,  Ellensburg WA 

2004       Gallery 500, New Works (Solo Show), Seattle WA    

2001        The Stage Gallery, Face to Face, New York NY, Honorable Mention

1999/01    Gallery One , Paint Ellensburg, Ellensburg WA

2000       Gallery 500, Figurative Group Show, Seattle WA            

1998        Anacortes Artsfestival, Anacortes WA

1998        Whatcom Museum, 18th Annual NW Intl. Art Competition, Bellingham WA, 

1996        Gallery 500, In their own Space, 2 Person Show, Seattle WA


Residencies / Awards

2016        Artist in Residence, Zuerich, Switzerland

2012-16    Co-Founder, Organizer, Participant: Duwamish River Artist Residency, Seattle WA

2015        Guest Lecturer, Experimental Drawing Class, Washington State University

2014        Artist Trust GAP Award, Seattle WA

2011        Artist Residency, Atelier Niemeyer-Holstein, Luettenort, Germany

2010       Artist Residency, Centrum Fort Warden, Port Townsend WA        

2002/03  Art Installer/Assistant Project Manager for Chihuly Glass Studios, Seattle, WA 

1999        Artist in Residence, Children’s Museum, Seattle, WA 



2019 Seattle Times: In an Increasingly expensive Seattle Artist Residencies provide much needed space and support

2018 Seattle Weekly: Creating Protest Art at The School of Visual Concepts

2014 Gallery4Culture March gallery exhibit shines a light on the Duwamish Artist Residency by Esther Luttikhuizen

2015 Vanguard Seattle: Capitol Hill Preview by David Strand

2015 Power Lines: Historic Georgetown Steam Plant Inspires Art Exhibition

2010 Woodland Park Zoo Blog: Limited Editions highlights endangered species.