Fiona Kerr Gedson is a multi-award-winning and internationally recognised artist based in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, within the boundaries of the Whakatōhea Iwi.

Having grown up within the presence of the Tūhoe people in Tāneatua and Rūātoki (also in the Bay of Plenty area), Fiona recognises that these relationships have had a huge influence on her art and life.