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Leo Fitzmaurice


Leo Fitzmaurice was born in Shropshire, England, in 1963 and now lives and works in Merseyside.  He studied painting at De Montfort University, Liverpool John Moores University, and also completed an MA in Fine Art at Manchester Metropolitan University. In 2004 Fitzmaurice was invited by the British Council to take part in the Artist Links residency at Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China. Since then he has shown work at numerous galleries including: Seventeen Gallery, London; Tanya Leighton Galley, Berlin; and Dodge NY. Solo shows have been held at New Art Gallery Walsall; and Firstsite, Colchester. In 2015 he made a new work titled Litter for Frieze Sculpture Park, London which is now installed at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Currently he is planning a new work for Condo with The Sunday Painter, in addition to developing a joint project with The Arts Council Collection and The Walker Art Gallery.

In 2012 Fitzmaurice was the recipient of the 5th Northern Art Prize.

Fitzmaurice’s work features in many collections including; The Arts Council Collection of England, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Manchester Art Gallery, The Royal London Hospital, Locus+ Archive and numerous private collections.

Leo Fitzmaurice is represented by The Sunday Painter, London.


Image: Litter, Courtesy of Frieze Sculpture Park. 

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