Biography

Anna Fidler (b. 1973, Traverse City, Michigan) lives in Corvallis, Oregon where she teaches studio art at Oregon State University. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, in 1995 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in studio art from Portland State University in 2005. Fidler has had solo exhibitions at The Boise Art Museum, APEX at The Portland Art Museum, Johansson Projects in Oakland, Wieden & Kennedy, Portland, Oregon, Disjecta, Portland, Oregon, and has been widely exhibited at such venues as The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art, The University of Southern California, The Tacoma Art Museum and The Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Her exhibitions have been reviewed in publications such as Art in America, The Washington Post, The Oregonian and The San Francisco Chronicle. Grants and awards include an Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, a Regional Arts and Culture Council Project Grant, and residencies at Painting’s Edge in Idyllwild, California and The Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Her work is held in the collections of The Portland Art Museum, The Boise Art Museum, Portland Portable Works Collection and Seattle Portable Works Collection. Fidler is represented by Charles A. Hartman Fine Art in Portland and exhibits with Johansson Projects in Oakland.

 

Excerpt from Anna Fidler’s Energy Portraits: We, Too, Are Vibrant Matter by Sarah Sentilles

Can you feel it? They are gathering. Under the moon. On the dance floor. In libraries and artist studios and kitchens. In the woods. In the dark. Their crowns enormous. Their wings unfurled. Spell casters. Makers. Dreamers. Taking the limits of what you thought was possible and stretching them wide.

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Anna Fidler is represented by:

Charles Hartman Fine Art in Portland, OR

Johansson Projects in Oakland CA

 

Artist Statements

Ettes and Esses
Shapes and Séances
Coastal Coven
A Dream Within a Dream
Vampires and Wolfmen
Cherry Bomb

 

Interns Who’ve Worked with Anna Fidler

Ali Balter
Tess Beauchamp
Deb Bouchette
Jessica Burchett
Tara Burhart
Cathie Carroll
Shannon Delahanty
Caitlin Ducey
Natalie Graff: @nataliegraff
Andi Grillo
Valerie Herron
Philip Edward King: @philipedwardking
Amrita Khalsa
Paul Kottke
Ruth Lanz
Kristen Larsen: @kristenlarsen
Jennifer McColoskey: @professionalwalnut
Kathryn Miller

Rachel Milstein: @rachellliang_art
Caroline Moses
Paris Myers: @paris.gabriella
Loren Nosan
Laura Viola Preciado
Charlie Randall
MaKenzie Reed: @makenziefreed
Anya Roberts-Toney
Portia Roy
Susie Rumsby
Abi Joyce Shaw
Katherine Stark
Nikki Thomas
Steele Walston: @steelewalston
Emma Weber: @emmalouweber
Heather Zinger

– Anna Fidler
annafidler@earthlink.net