Fiona McDonald is a Dublin based interdisciplinary artist. She holds a BSc in Biological Chemistry from University of Ulster a BA & MA in Fine Art from NCAD & a MSc in Multimedia Systems TCD. She is a 2018 recipient of the Arts Council Bursary Award and a current visiting research assistant of OMG Orthogonal Methods Group at CONNECT the Science Foundation Ireland research center for future communication networks.
Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition “Gateways” at Roscommon Arts Center 2018 curated by Linda Shevlin. A commission from Science Gallery Dublin for the Incase Of Emergency Exhibit 2017-2018 Light Lines at Mermaid Arts Center 2017 ,Quantum Leap at Foundation15 and U-turn at The Library Project in August 2015. In 2016 she was an Art in Science Resident at UCD Parity Studios, Dublin. Other residencies include Digital Media Residency at Firestation Artist Studios Dublin & Project studio award at Temple Bar Gallery & Studios.
She has taken part in group exhibitions at Broadstone Studios, LAB Gallery, Green on Red Gallery, Hugh Lane Gallery, the Digital Hub, & the Drawing Project ,Dublin. Her works have been exhibited internationally in Copenhagen, Paris, New York LA & at the Cologne Art Fair. In 2017 & 2016 she worked as a visiting lecturer on the Interactive Design MA at NCAD. From 2013-2015 she also worked as a part-time media lecturer on the MA ,Art in the Digital World & with BA Media Students at NCAD. She has also worked as a part-time Print lecturer at IADT & DIT . Her work is included in collections AIB, UCD, Digital Hub, Thomas St, Dublin, Scott Tallon Walker, Arc