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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence

Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2016

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Fiona McMonagle

Contributing artists

Born: 1977, Letterkenny, Ireland
Works: Melbourne

Untitled No. 1 2010, by Fiona McMonagle

Observation point

Magazine article by Fiona McMonagle, 2016

Fiona McMonagle considers her reasons for painting portraits.

Chris Wallace-Crabbe, 2011 Kristin Headlam

Confessional conversations The portraiture of Kristin Headlam

Magazine article by Fiona Gruber, 2015

Fiona Gruber investigates the work of Australian painter Kristin Headlam.

Fiona Stanley, 2011 Mary Moore
Fiona Stanley, 2011 Mary Moore
Fiona Stanley, 2011 Mary Moore

Fiona Stanley, 2011 Mary Moore

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2011

Fiona Foley in her studio at Hervey Bay, 1994 Juno Gemes
Fiona Foley in her studio at Hervey Bay, 1994 Juno Gemes
Fiona Foley in her studio at Hervey Bay, 1994 Juno Gemes

Fiona Foley in her studio at Hervey Bay, 1994 Juno Gemes

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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Dr Fiona Wood AM, 2005 Richard Woldendorp

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Night Owl, 2013 by Fiona McMonagle
Private Collection, NSW

Fiona McMonagle

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Fiona aims to create a dangerous situation with a flood of water on the paper, forcing each work to the point where it can fail, and then rescuing it. 

After Ophelia: Fiona Foley at Lake Mackenzie, Fraser Island (Referencing Ophelia by John Everett Millais), 1994 Juno Gemes
After Ophelia: Fiona Foley at Lake Mackenzie, Fraser Island (Referencing Ophelia by John Everett Millais), 1994 Juno Gemes
After Ophelia: Fiona Foley at Lake Mackenzie, Fraser Island (Referencing Ophelia by John Everett Millais), 1994 Juno Gemes

After Ophelia: Fiona Foley at Lake Mackenzie, Fraser Island (Referencing Ophelia by John Everett Millais), 1994 Juno Gemes

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Fiona Hall, 1995 Greg Weight
Fiona Hall, 1995 Greg Weight
Fiona Hall, 1995 Greg Weight

Fiona Hall, 1995 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.