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Fionn Wilson

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Fionn Wilson (b. Newcastle upon Tyne, 1972) is a London-based figurative artist. She has been painting for five years and is self taught.

She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an elected associate member of the National Society of Painters, Sculptors and Printmakers and exhibits twice annually at the Menier Gallery as part of their exhibitions programme.
 She has recently exhibited at the annual open exhibition of the Royal Society of British Artists at the Mall Galleries. She has been longlisted for this year’s Royal Academy summer exhibition and selected for the Royal Scottish Academy open exhibition and the Enniskillen Visual Arts Open. Three of her paintings have been selected for this year's National Open Art exhibition in October. Her portrait of former RMT general secretary Bob Crow was recently acquired by the Marx Memorial Library as part of its collection and will be on permanent display in the lecture hall at Clerkenwell Green. She has exhibited widely throughout the UK and is currently showing three paintings at the Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes gallery in London as part of its Summer Salon. She was a judge’s favourite in the International Women’s Erotic Art competition, 2013.

From 2012 – 2013 she set up and ran the not-for-profit SPACE art gallery in Southgate, London, in a disused bank where she curated and hung seven exhibitons. She also created and runs the Creative Collective for Refugee Relief, which sells donated artworks via Facebook in aid of Syria Relief Charity. She is a co-founder of the Venus Award for erotic art.

She is currently painting for, and curating, an exhibition of 14 women artists around the theme of sixties icon Christine Keeler. She will be exhibiting six portraits of Danish composer Gunnar Berg in Copenhagen’s ‘Metronomen’ in November of this year. Her work is in private collections in the US, Canada, Russia, Europe and Australia.

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