2016 - (ongoing) Founder of The Rogue Academy art education project
2015 ongoing - Casual Academic Lecturer, Visual Arts, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University Geelong, Victoria
2016 PhD - University of Tasmania
2011 Casual Lecturer Summer School, curatorial practice, UTAS
2009 Australia Council, Exhibitions Staff, 53rd Venice Biennale.
2008 Casual Lecturer E-Media, UTAS.
2006 Master of Fine Art (Research) UTAS.
2003-2009 NETS Touring Officer – CAST
1998-2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) UTAS
1997-1999 History & Theory of Architecture UTAS
1995-97 Diploma Interior Design Rhodec International, Brigton, UK
2017 Dinner Conversations Sounding Histories Project, Mission to Seafarers, Victoria
2013 The Plimsoll Inquiry, Plimsoll Gallery, Tasmanian College of the Arts, University fo Tasmania
2011 Iteration-Again – curatorial director David Cross (NZ) invitation to CAST’s International Art Program, to curate
a work, Our Day Will Come, by Paul O’Neill (UK)
INFLIGHT Art - initiate and develop (with Paula Silva & Craig Judd) – Writers residency and critical engagement project
2010 INFLIGHT Art - initiate and develop (with Paula Silva and Scot Cotterell) Queenstown International
mentorship residency for young and emerging artists
2009 Six_a ARI – initiate and development of Critical Feedback program
2008-9 The Arresting Image co-curated by Fiona Lee and Pat Brassington, Plimsoll Gallery, UTAS.
2007 Developed and conducted CAST's Curatorial Workshop and Forum, with Philip Watkins.
Initiated and developed Tasmanian Emerging Curator Fund, as part of CAST Touring's Professional Development
2011 Queenstown Conversations, LARQ Gallery, Queenstown
2008 12 Criterion, Criterion Gallery, Hobart.
2006 Decorama at Inflight, in conjunction with the Decorama store, Inflight Art, Hobart.
2005 The White Couch, Decorama Store Moonah, Tasmania.
2002 Hard Copies, Foyer Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 Hollow in the Paper, with Maria Kunda, , Contemporary Art Tasmania, Curator Rebecca Stevens
2010 Chora Choruses, Kings ARI, Melbourne
Invitational, Level ARI, Brisbane – Curator Simone Hine
2009 Some Text Missing, CAST – Curator Sarah Jones
Marcher sur les Perlouses, Plimsoll Gallery, UTAS – Curator Leigh Hobba
2008 ANU School of Art, Domain 2008 Public Art Project, Canberra – Curator Catherine Laudenback
Onaroll, Plimsoll Gallery, UTAS – Curator John Vella
Sweet Observations of an Interior World, Devonport Regional Gallery – Curator Jane Stewart
2007 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, l'exposition collective des oeuvres des residents.
Nourish, CAST – Curator Zara Stanhope
Port Arthur Project, for Ten Days on the Island – Curator Noel Frankham
2006 Transport, Salamanca Arts Centre, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Design Centre Tasmania – Curator Douglas
Deluxe: Decorous crossovers between art and design, Plimsoll Gallery, UTAS – Curator Milan Milojevic
Come with me, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens – Curator James Newitt
2005 Acidophilus: Live Culture Colonized at the TMAG, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery and
CAST – Curator John Vella
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Jacob Allom & Wade, Architects (JAWS 2 Collection).
Numerous private collections
2009 Site-specific commission, Ramsay-Rae residence, Sussex UK
2008 Site-specific public art project, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart City Council – Curator Philip Watkins
2007 Private commission, McNeill residence, Tas.
Private commission, Robinson residence, Tas
Port Arthur Project - for 10 Days on the Island, 2007.
2005 Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery & CAST. Acidophilus Exhibition.
2003 IXL Art -Hunter St redevelopment.
REVIEWS AND ARTICLES
‘The Plimsoll Inquiry’ Artlink Vol 34, No 1, 2014 by Eliza Burke
‘Public art and its audience’ RealTime issue #106 Dec-Jan 2011 p. 43, by Lucy Hawthorne
‘Some Text Missing’ Artlink Vol 29, No 4, p. 88 2009 by Sean Kelly
‘Whose Art Counts?', Art Monthly Australia, Number 224, October 2009, pp. 5-8 by Melissa Miles
'Material Crossovers: Decorama at Inflight' Textile Fibre Forum Issue 1, No. 85, 2007 pp 28 - 29, by Greg Leong.
'Decorama at Inflight' Artlink Vol 26, No 4, 2006, p. 125, by Andy Wear.
‘Bench Worth a Look’, Sunday Tasmanian, April 10, 2005 p. 6, by Jane Rankin-Reid.
Eyeline, Number 57: Winter 2005. p. 52 by Briony Downes.
‘Hard Copies’ Artlink, Vol 23 No. 1, 2003, p.92, by Sean Kelly.
Sally Rees – Immaterially Communal/Communally Immaterial, 2010
Colin Langridge – In between the missing bits lie, 2010
David Broker – Domain ANU Public Art Project
Greg Leong – Decorama at INFLIGHT, 2006
Philip Watkins – Emblematic Density, 2006
Celia Lendis – Viva Decorama at Inflight! 2006
Lee, Fiona & Kunda, Maria. Project Anywhere Conference 2014: (invited speaker) Parsons, The New School for Design, New York NY.
Lee, Fiona, BRiC Library (with Emillie St Hilaire,Eva Castringius and XinranYuan) 'The Banff Report'
Stages # 0 Liverpool Biennial Journal 2013
Lee, Fiona & Kunda, Maria. 'Collaborative Practice And The Academy' The Australian Council of University Art and
Design Schools (ACUADS) Central Institute of Technology, Curtin University and Edith Cowan University 2012
Lee, Fiona. 'Conflict and Consensus: Art Dialogues in Rogue Academies'. The Australian Council of University Art
and Design Schools (ACUADS) Central Institute of Technology, Curtin University and Edith Cowan University
Lee, Fiona & Kunda, Maria. ‘The (Neo) Avant-Garde and (Their) Kitchen(s): Potluck and Participation’. Conference
paper, Seventh Arts in Society Conference, Liverpool UK, July 2012. Published International Journal of Social,
Political and Community Agendas 2012
Lee, Fiona & Niven, Liz. Anything you Say… A Commonplace Book, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre
North Uist, Scotland, August 2012.
Lee, Fiona. 'Structural Breakdown', catalogue essay for Bec Stevens - CAST 3 into 1 Exhibition, 2009
Lee, Fiona. 'Outside History: Inside Site'. Paper for the symposium, Revelation: installation art
and its capacity to interpret and elaborate places of historical significance, 2007.
Lee, Fiona Domestic Relations: A visual Critique of Ornamental Restraint and Difference. Masters by Research,
exegesis and exhibition 2006.
Lee, Fiona. ‘VACS: A Tasmanian Perspective’ NAVA Quarterly, June 2006.
Lee, Fiona. ‘Delirium and Deprivation: Realigning a Gendered Domestic Aesthetic’ in Imaging Research
Alchemies: Community exchanges. Ed. Glenn Pass and Denise Woods. Perth: Black Swan Press, 2004.
pp 151 –174.
Board member 2009 - 2011
Chair Publishing Committee - 2011
Chair Queenstown International Mentor Project - 2011
Associate member – 2008-2011
Member of critical feedback panel - 2009
CAST Member International Curator Committee 2008-09
Plimsoll Gallery Committee member 2000-2009
PRIZES AND AWARDS
2011 Australian Post Graduate Award
2009 Australia Council Skills and Development Grant for two residencies in UK
Arts Tasmania Individuals Grant
Nominated Qantas Contemporary Art Award
2008 CAST Exhibition Development Fund
2007 Arts Tasmania Grant for new work.
CAST Exhibition Development Fund award to curate The Arresting Image, with Pat
Brassington, Plimsoll Gallery, UTAS
2006 UTAS, Marie Edwards Travelling Scholarship.
National Association for the Visual Arts, Visual and Craft Artists’ Grant.
2002 Selected by UTAS to represent the 5th Student International Art Biennial in Skopje (Republic
of Macedonia) gaining second prize.
2013 BRiC Research Residency, Banff Canada
2010 Australia Council funded residency and mentorship with Heather & Ivan Morison - Wales, London and Bristol.
Residency at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre North Uist, Scotland
2010 Artist-in-Residence for the worldwide MacNeil Clan Gathering, Isle of Barra, Scotland
2007 UTAS Rosamond McCulloch Studio Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
Food for Conversation Sounding Histories Project, Mission to Seafarers, Victoria 2017
Anything you say...A commonplace book, published by Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre North Uist, Scotland 2013
2015 The Plimsoll Report, a report on Phase two of The Plimsoll Inquiry (in development)
The Plimsoll Report