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ANNA FIDLER

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Maypole, 2007 Acrylic, Paper, Colored Pencil 50x40 © the artist
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Men of the Forest, 2008 Paper, Acrylic, Colored Pencil, Orange Peel 15x20 © the artist
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Exercise Your Demons, 2007 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel 79x58 © the artist
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Bon Vivants, 2008 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 36x48 © Courtesy the Artist
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Victorian Holiday, 2008 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 15x20 © Courtesy the Artist
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Theory of Levitation, 2007 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 72x83 © Courtesy the Artist
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The Changing Lake of Silver Face, 2007 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel 79x58 © Courtesy the Artist
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Focus 10, 2007 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 24x19 © Courtesy the Artist
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Rock Show, 2006 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 52x40 © Courtesy the Artist
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The Sensualists, 2008 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 22x18 © Courtesy the Artist
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The Very Eye of Night, 2007 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 96x72 © Courtesy the Artist
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Antler Parade, 2007 Paper, Acrylic, Pastel, Colored Pencil 40x30 © Courtesy the Artist
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Mummers, 2008 Paper, Pastel, Acrylic, Colored Pencil 40x30 © Courtesy the Artist
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Maypole, 2007 Paper Sculpture and Paint on Paper
Affalcon
Falcon, 2008 Paper, Pastel and Acrylic on Paper 24 X 20 Inches
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Double Dutch, 2008 Paper, Pastel, Colored Pencil, Gouache 50 X 40 Inches
Batum
Nicolas Batum, 2009 Paper, Mixed-media 26x20 © the artist
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© Courtesy of the artist & Portland Art Museum
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Wild Thing Exhibition, 2012
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Wild Thing Gallery View, 2012
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Traverse City, Michigan
Birth year
1973
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Tags
paper, collage, mystic, mythic, auras, LosAngeles
Statement

Anna Fidler is an artist living in Los Angeles. A multi-disciplinary artist, Fidler works in the media of painting, film, and music. Her work depicts invented landscapes, mythical happenings, and unseen energy in the universe. In ArtWeek Prudence Roberts describes her paintings as “giving one the sensation of peering into a glittering rock cavern.” She has exhibited with numerous galleries and institutions including: Little Cakes, New York, New York; the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon; Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, Oregon; Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington; Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington; HaNNa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois; Japan Society, New York, New York; High Desert Test Sites. Joshua Tree, California. Her work has been written about in publications such as the Washington Post, ArtWeek, Art Ltd, and the Wall Street Journal.

Anna Fidler

b. Traverse City, Michigan.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California


2005 MFA, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
1995 BFA, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan


ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2008 Little Cakes, New York, NY, “Beachcombers”
2007 Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR (also 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001)
2006 Stealth Arts, Birmingham, AL, “Fajada Strands”


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2008Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA, “Portals”


2007Japan Society, New York, NY, “More Than Nature”
A+D Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Girl on Guy”
The Apartment Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “Crab and Caviar’”


2006
Addison Ripley Fine Art, Washington D.C. “Landslide”
Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “Fevered Days Like Waters Cool”
Aqua Art Miami, Platform Gallery, Miami, FL.
Space 301, Mobile, Alabama, “Art and Place 1: Place as Muse”
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, “Echo, Filter, Mod”
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, “2006 Oregon Biennial”
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, ”Invitationals”
HaNNa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, “Forever Home”


2005 Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA ”Painting’s Edge”
Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR, ”Color from Within”


2004 Platform Gallery, Seattle, Washington, “Paperwork”
High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, California, “Pet Rocks”


2003
Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, “Cross Roads”
Core Sample, Portland, OR, “Capture and Release”


2001 Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, ”2001 Pacific Northwest Annual”
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, “Pleasure Craft”
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, “2001 Oregon Biennial”,Bruce Guenther, Curator.


SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY


2007 GGHQ. ‘Featuring Coyote Love Bite’. CD. AFPFFGGHHQDJBJMBRN Records.
2005 The Sensualists. ‘Fajada Strands’. CD. Not Not Fun Records.
2002 The Sensualists. ‘Adaptations’. CD/LP. AudioDregs Records.
2000 The Sensualists. ‘Animals’. 7” LP. Audra Glint Records.
1999 The Sensualists. ‘S/T’. CD. AudioDregs Records.

SELECTED GRANTS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

2006 The Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York, New York
2005 RACC Individual Artist Project Grant, Fajada Strands (completed December, 2005), Portland.
Painting’s Edge Residency, Idyllwild, California (also 2004)


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

• Allan, Lois. “2001 Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum,” Artweek, July/August 2001.


• Bowie, Chas. “Anna Fidler: Oblivious Peninsulas”, Portland Mercury, 8 December 2005.


• Bullis, Douglas. 100 Artists of the West Coast. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer, 2003.


• Crow, Kelly. ‘Small Collectors.’ The Wall Street Journal, Friday 14 September 2007. W1, W10.


• Duford, Daniel. ‘’2006 Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum.’ Artweek, October 2006, Volume 37 Issue 8. Pg. 18-19 (cover).


• Gately, Jennifer. “With Fresh Eyes.” In 2006 Oregon Biennial (catalogue), Portland Art Museum, Oregon. Pg. 10-11.


• Guenther, Bruce. “Repeated Exposures.” In 2001 Oregon Biennial (catalogue), Portland Ant Museum, Oregon. Pg. 14.


• Hicks, Bob. “The Oregon Biennial: Not the Usual Suspects,”The Oregonian, (Portland) 1 May 2001.


• Jehanno, Mikael. ‘Anna Fidler’. Savoir Magazine (Air France in-flight magazine), January 2007.


• New American Paintings: MFA Edition. Wellesley, Massachusetts; Open Studio Press, 2005.


• New American Paintings: Pacific Coast Edition. Wellesley, Massachusetts; Open Studio Press, 2005.


• Norris, TJ. “Paint: The New Frontier.” Oregonian (Portland), 5 December 2005.


• Peterson, Isaac. “Anna Fidler: Oblivious Peninsulas, “ 28 December 2005, (http://www.portlandart.net)


• Roberts, Prudence. “Mistique: New Works on Paper by Anna Fidler,” Artweek, September/October 2007. Volume 38 Issue 7. Pg. 21.


• Row, D.K. “The Oregon Biennial.” The Oregonian (Portland), A&E, pg. 14, 28 July 2006.


• Scarborough, James. ‘No Horizon Line? Go Figure!” (pending publication)