An exhibition featuring Fiona Andrews’s latest Archibald entry pairing: ‘The Scars we wear’. This work was covered widely in the media recently.
Fiona experienced a significant accident 4 years ago and found herself coping with diminished functioning. She met Dr Michael Wong who established that she had in fact sustained a broken neck and had been at risk of paraplegia since the fall. In their meeting and his restorative surgery Fiona discovered his story. He had almost died after a stabbing attack in a Melbourne Hospital in the same year she had experienced her fall. Fiona and Michael resolved to represent the story in an Archibald entry. Dr Michael Wong will officially open this exhibition which will feature Fiona’s next subject for the Archibald: Musician Peter O’Shea. The other paintings in this exhibition cover the period, pre and post injury, as a journey of reclamation.
'Michael Wong: The scars we wear', Archibald entry, Oil by Fiona Andrews
'Wine Country, France', Acrylic by Fiona Andrews