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Patrick Michael Fitzgerald

Born in 1965 in Ireland

Lives and works in Zalla (Bilbao), Spain

 

 

 

Biography

 

1983-84 NorwichSchool of Art, Norwich. England.
1984-87 ChelseaSchool of Art, London -B.A. Hons Fine Art 
1987-88 ChelseaSchool of Art, London -Master in Fine Art

 

 

Solo exhibitions (Selection)

 

2010       Guest Room/Contemporary Art, Brussels

               Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

               Some Walls, Oakland, California

2008       Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

2007       Ciudadela de Pamplona – Pabellón de Mixtos, Pamplona, Spain

               Museo Gustavo de Maeztu, Estella, Navarra, Spain (with Eugenio Ortiz)   

2006       Fendereskey Gallery, Belfast, Ireland

2005       Interceptación, Torre Ariz, Kultur Basauri, Vizcaya, Spain

Patrick M. Fitzgerald, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

2004       Scattered occasions, Rubicon Gallery Dublin

Cabinet, Galería Fernando Silío, Santander, Spain

2003       Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Drawings (with Andrew Bick)

2002       The Morning Hours, Rubicon GalleryDublin, Ireland

               Drawings, Lugar do Desenho – Júlio Resende

               Foundation,Porto,Portugal.(With Andrew Bick)

Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Drawings (with Andrew Bick)

2001       El Meridiano, Galería Bilkin, Bilbao, Spain

Galería Fernando Silió, Santander, Spain

2000       Tiempo y Sombra, Galería Amasté Espacio de Arte, Bilbao, Spain
Municipal Gallery Zalla, Vizcaya, Spain

 

 

Group exhibitions (Selection)

 

2010       Indianapolis Museum Of Contemporary Art (curated by Scott Grow),

               Indianapolis, U.S.A. 

               Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2009       Art Brussels (with Rubicon GalleryDublin)

Arco Artfair Madrid (with Rubicon Gallery Dublín)

Alpha, Drei Raum Für Gegenwartskunst, Cologne, Germany

2008       Arco Artfair Madrid (with Rubicon Gallery Dublín)

               Engine Room Gallery, Belfast

               RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Gallagher Gallery Dublin

2007       In and out of geometry, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Ireland

Pulse Art Fair, New York, with Rubicon Gallery

Painting in the Noughties, Letterkenny Arts Centre, Donegal,

Ireland

MACO, Mexico,(with Rubicon GalleryDublin)

Works on Paper, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2006       Airmail, (curated by Richard Gorman) Yanagisawa Gallery, Tokyo,Japan

Drawings and Works on Paper from the IMMA Collection, Irish

Museum of    Modern Art, Dublin

Pulse Art Fair, Miami, (with Rubicon Gallery)

Synecdoche, Patrick Michael Fitzgerald and Ronnie Hughes,

Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

New Paintings, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

10 Bienales, Sala de Armas, Ciudadela de Pamplona, Pamplona

Summer Show, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland

V Premio Nacional de Pintura, Parlamento de La Rioja, Logroño

2005       Plan D, Andrew Bick, Diana Cooper, Patrick M. Fitzgerald, Thomas

               Nozkowski, Sherman  Sam: Palecte Viscondes de Balsemão, Oporto,

               Portugal &Rubicon Gallery, Dublín & Model Arts and Niland

               Gallery, Sligo

ARCO 2005, ART Brussels, Art Cologne with Rubicon Gallery

2004       VI Biennial de Estella, Museo Gustavo de Maeztu, Navarra, Spain

Recent Aquisitions, ARTIUM - Centro Museo Vasco de Arte

Contemporáneo, Vitoria, Spain

In the time of shaking, IMMA, Dublin

IV National Painting Prize, Parliament of La Rioja, Spain

C2, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork. Ireland

Art Brussels, Art Cologne, FIAC, (with Rubicon

Gallery)

Premio Angél de Pintura, MUVIM (Sala Parpalló), Valencia, Spain

2003       Sight Mapping, Gallery Of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Sight Mapping, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
ARCO 2003, with Galería Bilkin
ARCO 2003, with Galería Fernando Silío
ART Brussels, with Rubicon Gallery
A Version of Sight Mapping, APT Galery – London
Drawn 2b Alive, Hales Gallery, London
L’oréal Contemporary Art Prize, Centro Cultural Conde Duque de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Photoptosis, Galería Bilkin, Bilbao.(Curated by Patrick M. Fitzgerald)
Colour Chart, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
Premio Ángel Painting Prize, Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos,Cordoba, Spain
Premio Caja de Extremadura, Plasencia, Spain

2002       ARCO 2002 Madrid, with Galería Fernando Silió
ART Brussels, with Rubicon Gallery
Sight Mapping, Konsthallen-Bohuslans Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden
III National Painting Prize, Parliament of La Rioja/ Centro Marqués de San Nicolás de Briones (La Rioja) Spain
16th Zamora Biennial of Contemporary Art, Zamora, Spain

2001       ARCO 2001 Madrid, Hales Gallery, London
VIII Biennial Of Pamplona, Sala de Armas, Ciudadela de Pamplona, Spain

1996       Summer Show, Hales Gallery, London

1995       To whom it may concern, Anna Bornholt Gallery, London

1994       Being There, Hales Gallery, London

1990       Works on paper, ToddGallery, London

1988       Between Sculpture and Painting, LondonCollege of Furniture Gallery
Cartier Foundation Prize, Lynn Stern Gallery, London

 

 

Awards

 

2009       Artist in Residence, C.C.A. Andratx, Mallorca.

2006       Finalist, V Premio Nacional de Pintura, Parlamento de la Rioja

2005       Artist in Residence – Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland.

2004       Artist In Residence – Josef & Anni Albers Foundation,

               Connecticut, USA

Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaoin residency grant

Finalist, VI Premio Ángel Painting Prize, Madrid

Selected for IV National Painting Prize, Parliament of La Rioja,

Spain

2003       Finalist, L’Oréal Contemporary Art Prize, Madrid, Spain
 Finalist, V Premio Ángel Painting Prize, Madrid, Spain
 Purchase Prize, Caja de Extremadura painting prize, Spain

2002        Artist in residence - Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Ireland
 Selected for III National Painting Prize, Parliament of La Rioja, Spain

2001        Purchase Prize, VIII Biennial Of Pamplona, Spain

1988        Finalist in the Cartier Foundation Prize.

 

 

Bibliography (Selection)

 

 

2009       Noemi Smolik, Wir Basteln uns eine familie, pReviews, Artnet

               Chris Ashley, Interview with Patrick Michael Fitzgerald,

               published on http://looksee.chrisashley.net/

2008       Aidan Dunne, Art expanding to fill the historic space, Irish

               Times, 19 November

2007       Enrique Juncosa, The voice of things, catalogue text, Ciudadela

               de Pamplona / Centre Culturel Irlandais

Juan Manuel Bonet, Pétalos negros sobre una rama, catálogo,

Museo Gustavo de Maeztu, February

2006       Juan Manuel Bonet, 10 bienales, catalogue, Ayuntamiento de

               Pamplona, June

Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, 8 March

2004       Catalogue, Interceptación, with text by Sherman Sam, Between, before, after and maybe: The paintings of Patrick M. Fitzgerald, March

Sherman Sam, D is For, Catalogue text for Plan D

Aidan Dunne, Painting in Ireland Now, CIRCA 109, Autumn 2004,

pp. 28-32

Aidan Dunne, Face to face, Irish Times, 8 September

Gabriel Rodriguez, El Diario Montañes, 12 March

Guillermo Balbona, El Diario Montañes,28 February

Aidan Dunne, Pursuing a line, Irish Times, 26 March

2003       Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, 31 January
Catherine Daly, Irish Sunday Times, 26 January
Billy Leahy, In Dublin, Vol.28 No1
Graham Domke, Sight Mapping, Contemporary Magazine - Nº50,

Iñaki Imaz, Sight Mapping, Zehar Nº 51,

2002       Lisbeth Bonde, Sight Mapping, Modern Painters, Winter issue

Catalogue, The Morning Hours, Rubicon Gallery, (includes conversation with Seán Shanahan), February
Aidan Dunne, Breaking into morning, Irish Times, 13 March 
 Catherine Daly, The morning hours, The Sunday Times, 17 March 
Marianne Hartigan, Sunday Tribune, 10 March
Anne Iremonger, Morning hours, Dubliner, March 
Patrick Michael Fitzgerald, Irish Architect, March 
Sherman Sam, Patrick M Fitzgerald, Contemporary Magazine, May
Mark Gisbourne, To See is to Behold, Catalogue essay for Sight Mapping, August 2002

2001       Catalogue, Galería Fernando Silió, Patrick M. Fitzgerald, includes text by Javier González de Durana, Composing silence, modulating time, March 2001
Alicia Fernández, Geometria y reflexión, El Correo, Territorios, 7 March 
Guillermo Balbona, Patrick Fitzgerald, El Diario Montañes, Santander, March
Javier Urquijo, Patrick Fitzgerald o la quietud, El Mundo, Las Artes, 17 March 
VIII Bienal de Pamplona, Ayuntamiento de Pamplona, Catalogue (text by Fernando Francés), October

2000       Catalogue, Tiempo y sombra, Ediciones Amasté. (includes conversation with Andrew Bick) March 
Alicia Fernández, Patrick M. Fitzgerald, ABC, Cultural, Spain, 11 March 
Javier Urquijo, La narrativa esencial, Las Artes, El Mundo, Spain,18 March
E.L. Patrick M. Fitzgerald, El Pais, Spain, 22 February 
Marta E. Martín, Variaciónes y tiempo, Mugalari, Spain.
18 March



Radio & Television


The View, Radio Telefís Éireann, 5 March 2002

 

Collections (Selection)


Collection of Contemporary Art, Pamplona city council, Spain;
Ernesto Ventós Omedes collection, Barcelona; Lugar do Desenho – Júlio Resende Foundation, Porto, Portugal; O.P.W Irish State Collection; ARTIUM, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria, Spain; Collection Caja de Extremadura, Spain; Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, USA; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo, Ireland; Fidelity Investments; C.C.A. Andratx, Mallorca

 

Projects  curated by Patrick Michael Fitzgerald

 

2004       The Widening Gyre, Rubicon Gallery Dublin, Thomas Nozkowski, Rui Patacho, Adrian Schiess, JuanUslé, Elisabeth Vary

2003       Photoptosis, Galería Bilkin, Bilbao - Andrew Bick, Rolf Bier, Patrick M. Fitzgerald, Sherman Sam, Begoña Zubero.