Painter to Sydney - Australia
Fiona Foley (born 1964) is a contemporary Indigenous Australian artist from K'gari (Fraser Island), Queensland. Foley is known for her activity as an academic, cultural and community leader and for co-founding the Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative.
Her practice encompasses many media including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, textiles and installation.Her work addresses contemporary political issues facing Indigenous Australians and is held in the public collections of many Australian state, national and university collections including the Cruthers Collection of Women's Art as well as the British Museum. Foley's work has toured internationally and featured in several major exhibitions including Global Feminisms at the Brooklyn Museum and World of Dreamings: Traditional and modern art of Australia at Russia's Hermitage Museum and the National Gallery of Australia.