Carslaw St. Luke's
Fiona Curran


Fiona Curran

Lives and works in Manchester and London


2010 - present Practice led PhD at The Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London.
1999 - 2001 BA (Hons) and MA - Manchester School of Art, The Manchester Metropolitan University.
1998 Visiting student at Kunsthogskolen I Bergen, Norway.
1995 BA (Hons) Philosophy, The University of Manchester.

Upcoming 2013

CARSLAW St* Lukes (Solo)

David Dale Gallery, Glasgow (Group)

Aid and Abet, Cambridge (Group)

Solo Exhibitions

Waiting for the Perfect View - Touchstones, Rochdale Art Gallery, Rochdale, Manchester.

Too Many Waterfalls - Hive Gallery, Barnsley, Yorkshire.
Assembly - Chapter Gallery, Cardiff. Wales.

The World Is Larger In Summer - MAC, Birmingham.
Notes on Camouflage - Cornerhouse Projects, Manchester.

Group Exhibitions (selected)


Art Across the City -(Site-specific project for city centre), Locws International, Swansea, Wales.

The Yellow Wallpaper - Danson House, Bexleyheath, London.
Crocodiles With A Second Skin Thrash - Over + Out, Lincoln.
Making Space - The Slade School of Fine Art Research Centre, Woburn Square, London.

Translate/Transcribe -Central House of Artists, Moscow. Russia.
We Are All In This Together - Bureau, Manchester.
Surplus to Requirements?- The Slade School of Fine Art Research Centre, Woburn Square, London
London Art Fair Projects - The Florence Trust.

Guasch-Coranty International Painting Prize - Centro de Arte Tecla Sala Barcelona, Spain.
Tatton Park Biennial - Tatton Park, Cheshire
Saatchi Northern Stars - The Blade Factory, A Foundation, Liverpool
Paint - Beldam Gallery, Brunel University, London

FringeMK Painting Prize - Middleton Hall, Milton Keynes
Creekside Open (Part 1 Selected by Jenni Lomax) - A.P.T Gallery, London
Coller-Elective - Arena Gallery, Liverpool

Swap/Vaihto - Bureau, Manchester and The Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland.

Bracket This (III -, Arena Gallery. Liverpool Biennial Independents Programme, Liverpool.
Pattern - Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead.
Frenzy - L'art decoratif d'aujourd 'hui -The Metropole Galleries, Folkestone.
New Trends in Painting Since 2000 - City Gallery, Leicester.


Jean Spenser and Malcolm Hughes Bursary, The Slade School of Fine Art.

RIBA MSA small project award for the Tatton Park Biennial project.

Short-listed for the Abbey Painting Fellowship at the British School at Rome.
Commission from Vital Arts for The Royal London Hospital.
International Artists Residency Programme at The Florence Trust, London.

Research and Development Award, MIRIAD (Manchester Institute of Research in Art and Design).

Research and Development Award, The Arts Council England


Manchester Art Gallery
Brunel University
The Royal London Hospital


The University of Oxford, Oxford
The Bartlett School of Architecture, London
Parsons The New School of Design, New York
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.
The Courtauld Institute of Art, London.