Mary A. Fitzgerald

Biography


Fitzgerald's practice initially had a primary focus in the medium of printmaking. In recent years, however her work has expanded in methodology and interest to include painting, video and installation. She collaborates regularly with the artist Marc Reilly and has worked in community contexts throughout her career.


Mary A. Fitzgerald was born in Dublin where she lives and works. She studied Fine Art both at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology and The National College of Art and Design where she received an honors degree in Fine Art in 1989 and a Master of Fine Art in 2004. Fitzgerald has been awarded both a Visual Arts Bursary, and Professional Development Grant from The Arts Council. She is a member of Artist Panel at IMMA. She is also a member of the Black Church Print Studio where she served as a board member for many years, two as chairperson. Residency awards include, Clo
Ceardlann, Donegal, three year Studio Residency at Independent Studio Artists, Dublin, the Heinrich Boll Artists Residency and Cill Riallig Residency. She is a lecturer in First Year Art & Design and Fine Art Print at NCAD.


Most Recent Curated/Selected Shows


2018 RHA Annual Exhibition, 2017 Claremorris curated by Tom Morton, 2016 No copy, No original, No center, No edge, Steambox, Dublin. 2015 Enniskillen Open Visual Arts Festival. Rosebud, The Library Project, curated by Alison Pilkington and Cora Cummins collaborated with Emma Finucane on the Zine You and Me. Quantum Leap, Foundation 15 in association with IMMA, Tullamore, curated by Brendan Fox. U- Turn, The Library Project, Curated by Marysia Wieckiewicz-Carroll.


She has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally Fitzgerald regularly collaborates with Marc Reilly.