Fiona Halse has been a practising artist for over twenty years since graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art at Monash University. Halse has been accepted into major art prizes such as Tidal 18 (Devonport Art Gallery), Fishers Ghost Art Prize, St Kevin's Art Show, Metro Art Award, Greenway Art Prize, MPRG National Works on Paper, Stanthorpe Art Prize and Prometheus Art Prize. Halse has been selected for a group show at The Painting Centre 'The Patterns of Influence' ( NY, USA) and 'Abstraction 2018' ( Melbourne , Australia) She has been recognised for her art through an Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant, Ella Donald Memorial Scholarship and two drawing awards at Monash University. Her work has been informed by arts residencies at Point B (New York) and Can Serrat International Arts Centre (Spain), Institut für Alles Mögliche (Berlin), Fellini Gallery art residency ( Berlin) and learning opportunities at The New York Studio School's Drawing Marathon and Kathy Carracio's studio ( New York).
Fiona Halse has been a sessional Visual Arts Lecturer for Latrobe University for over five years ( masters and undergraduate). Halse had a sessional lecturing role at Deakin University and she has worked as a Lead Artist for Arts Access Victoria. She is currently represented by West End Art Space ( Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) and BMG Art Gallery ( Adelaide, SA, Australia). For more information on Fiona's work, please visit http://www.visualartist.info/fionahalse