Heath side scene, 2024, acrylic and oil pastel on canvas, cotton rope, aluminium rod, Emma Fitts

Regular price $3,900.00

Emma Fitts’ practice spans painting, photography and sculpture. Recurrent themes in her works include queer art histories, Modernist textiles and architectures, and the idea of biography, with a particular emphasis on emotion and affect.

Emma studied at the University of Canterbury, Ōtautahi, and completed an MFA at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. Emma returned to Ōtautahi from the UK in 2014 as the Olivia Spencer Bower recipient, was a McCahon House resident for winter 2018, and completed the Fulbright-Wallace residency at The Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, in 2019. Emma lives and works in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

In her latest series of work, Emma Fitts explores the architecture and sensory experience of swimming pools, alongside the history of pools as queer spaces. 

580 x 570mm

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