Leo Fitzmaurice

About the artist:
Leo Fitzmaurice (b. Shropshire, 1963) lives and works in Merseyside. He studied painting at Leicester Polytechnic, Liverpool Polytechnic and Manchester Metropolitan University. Fitzmaurice’s work has been exhibited widely in shows such as Good Riddance at MOT, London (2007), the international sculpture show Blickachsen 6 in Germany (2007); Undone at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (2010);  Cosmos Levels, The Sunday Painter, London (2010), Futbol: The Beautiful Game, LACMA, Los Angeles (2014). During this period, Fitzmaurice developed the long-term project Post Match which was launched in 2009 with a publication by art agency Locus+. It was later shown at Gallery So in London. In 2008, Fitzmaurice was commissioned by Harewood House in Leeds to make a permanent sculpture. The artist was shortlisted for the Northern Art Prize in 2011, presented at Leeds Art Gallery, winning the prize for his presentation of a slide-show of photographs and an arrangement of 13 landscape paintings from the gallery's collection. Leo Fitzmaurice’s work is featured in: The Arts Council Collection of England, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Manchester Art Gallery, The Royal London Hospital, and Locus+ Archive. Fitzmaurice is represented by The Sunday Painter, London.

Last updated: 12.11.2015


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