b. 1973. Traverse City, Michigan.
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

 

EDUCATION

2005
MFA, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
1995

BFA, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan


ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, Oregon, “Ettes and Esses”
2016
Oregon State University, Fairbanks Gallery, Corvallis, OR “Shapes and Séances”
2015
Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA “Coastal Coven”
2014
Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR “A Dream Within A Dream”
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID “Vampires and Wolf Men”
2012
Portland Art Museum, APEX Gallery, Portland, OR “Vampires of Oregon”
Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR “Vampires and Wolf Men”
Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA “Vampires and Wolf Men”
Prole Drift, Seattle, WA “Cherry Bomb”
2010
Wieden & Kennedy, Portland, OR “Fantasy Basketball”
2009
Disjecta, Portland, OR “The Game”
See Line Gallery, Santa Monica, CA “Fever”
2008
Little Cakes, New York, NY, “Beachcombers”
2007
Pulliam Gallery, Portland, OR (also 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001)
2006
Stealth Arts, Birmingham, AL, “Fajada Strands”


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017
Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID, “Nightwatch”
The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR, “Log Cabin Lite”
Portland International Airport, curated by Wendy Given, “Luminous Nature”
Rainmaker Gallery, Portland, OR, “The Goddess Show”
2016
Optic Gallery, Corvallis, OR, curated by Melody Owen, “Nasty Woman”
Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR, “Group Show”
2013
Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA, curated by Nezka Pfeifer, “The Blood is the Life: Vampires in Art and Nature”
2012
See Line Gallery, West Hollywood, CA, “Wild Thing”
2010

White Box
, Portland, OR, curated by Jack Ryan, “Of Walking in Ice”
2009

Soil,
Seattle, WA, “Of Walking in Ice”
Pence Gallery, Berkeley, CA, curated by David Roth, “GEO-MORPH”
See Line Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “Booth 1812”
2008

Johansson Projects
, Oakland, CA, “Portals”
Pulliam Deffenbaugh,
Portland, OR, “Zeitgeist”
2007

Japan Society, New York, NY, “More Than Nature”
A+D Gallery
, Columbia College, 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”, Jennifer Gately, Curator.
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.


CURATORIAL

2014
Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Portland, OR, “This is the Land the Sunset Washes”
2009

Five Thirty Three
, Los Angeles, CA, “Still Life Show”
MilePost 5, Portland, OR, “Still Life Show”
2008

Pulliam Deffenbaugh,
Portland, OR, “FREE LOVE GODS:  Works on Paper from the Far West and Wild East”


SELECTED GRANTS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

2015
King County Library Systems Commission for Renton-Highlands Library, Renton, WA.
2014
Portland Art Museum, Artist Talk Series. The Equestrianby Albert Pinkham Ryder. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHfRIJGOgXk Pittock Mansion Centennial Celebration, Program Speaker, Portland, Oregon.
2012
Oregon Arts Commission Grantee (Visual Arts)
2010
Contemporary Northwest Artists Awards (Finalist), Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2009
The Brink Award (nomination), Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006
The Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York, New York
2005
RACC Individual Artist Project Grant, Fajada Strands, Portland, Oregon
Painting’s Edge Residency, Idyllwild, California (also 2004)


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Allan, Lois. “2001 Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum,” Artweek, July/August 2001.  12-13.

Bowie, Chas. “Anna Fidler’s Full-Court Concept,” Oregonian, 4 December 2009.

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 (photo).

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

Eisenhart, Mary.  ‘Don’t Miss:  Portals.’  San Francisco Chronicle, 15 May 2008.

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

Gildorf, Bean.  “Energy and Mass,” Fiber Arts, Summer 2009. 34-35.

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:Pacific Coast Edition.  Wellesley, Massachusetts; Open Studio Press, 2005.

Morris, Barbara.  ‘Portals’ at Johansson Projects.’ Artweek, July/August 2008.

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.

Storck, Jeanne.  ‘Portals:  Jen Stark, Anna Fidler, and Jana Flynn’, Flavor-Pill, San Francisco, 8 May 2008. http://flavorpill.com/sanfrancisco/events/2008/5/15/jen-stark-anna-fidler-and-jana-flynn-portals?context=ongoing

Taylor, Sue.  “Anna Fidler at Disjecta.” Art in America, June 2010, Pg. 195.

Anna Fidler is a full-time instructor at Oregon State University, where she teaches Foundations, Drawing and Painting.