Fiona was born in Lancashire in 1963.She sketches out in the field using gouache/mixed media and produces larger acrylic/mixed media paintings and graphite drawings back in the studio.She completed an Art Foundation Course at Leicester Polytechnic in 1982 and a B.A Honours in Fine Art at Gloucestershire College Of Art in 1985. Her inspiration comes from the landscape and wildlife around her home in South Cumbria and favourite locations in Scotland. She exhibits widely throughout Cumbria, elected a member of The Lake Artists Society in 2006. A regular exhibitor at S.W.L.A. Mall Galleries, winner of The Birdscapes Gallery award in 2011,winner of the PJC Drawing award. Fiona was elected as a member of The S.W.L.A. 2013.