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 I am an artist:


2011 – 2013 Fine Art Painting Masters, Royal College of Art, London

2004 – 2007 Fine Art Painting BA  First Class Hons, National College of Art and Design Dublin

Current: I am making the work for EVA and these projects and shows are on below:

Emergent Award 2020Wexford County Council Arts Department and Wexford Arts Centre in partnership with IT Carlow Wexford Campus School of Art and Design. Mentorship dream team; James Merrigan  &  Mick O’Hara

No Pity!  Galeria Michaela Stock, Vienna, Vlasta Delimar, Laura Fitzgerald, Parastou Forouhar, Vlatka Horvat, Eva Kotátková, Evelyn Loschy, Veronika Merklein, Carol Rama, Denise Schellmann, Nancy Spero 19.03.2020 – 6.06.2020

Cosmic Granny, Site specific installation on the side of a mountain (Moan Laur) and accompanying publication in the form of a local newspaper, near the Dingle Way pilgrim walk, the Glen road, Inch, Co. Kerry, Ireland. A project made possible by a project award from the Arts Council of Ireland. Project launched at Foley’s Bar, Inch Co. Kerry on the 25th of October 2019 and will continue until late September 2020

Draff Magazine, In Conversation: Gary Farrelly and Laura Fitzgerald

Firestation Artists’ Studios Residency, 2017 –  2020


Holy Show Magazine Issue 2, Article on Cosmic Granny, launch date TBC

Less Stress More Success, Saidhbhín Gibson, Laura Fitzgerald & Eimear Murphy, Kilkenny Arts Office 2020, curated by Rachel Botha, September 2020, exact date TBC

 EVA Platforms Commission 2020 Date TBC, The artists for the 39th EVA International Platform Commissions programme are: Laura Fitzgerald, Áine McBride, Emily McFarland, and Eimear Walshe. Proposals were selected by Merve Elveren and Anne Tallentire, chaired by Matt Packer (Director, EVA International)

Coup de Ville (Chasing Flowers) WARP, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, September 11th, 2020, Boris Beja (SLO), Stefan Bertalan (RO), Marie Cloquet (BE), Gabriella Ciancimino (IT), Larissa Cluzet (FR), Jana Cordenier (BE), Peter De Cupere (BE), A.T. De Keersmaecker/ Rosas (gefilmd door Thierry De Mey), Hélène Durand (BE), Nick Ervinck (BE), Laura Fitzgerald (IRL), Piero Gilardi (IT), Nilbar Güres (TUR / AT), Koyuki Kazahaya (JAP), Ermias Kifleyesus (ETH / BE), Stéphanie Leblon (BE), Benny Luyckx (BE), Tuur & Flup Marinus (BE), Lisa Matthys (BE), Robert Mitchell (UK – statenloos), Astrid Nobel (NL), Nathalie Perret (FR), Maria Roosen (NL), Jinoos Taghizadeh (IRN), Stefanos Tsivopoulos (GR), Greet Van Autgaerden (BE), Pieter Léon Vermeersch (BE), Filip Vervaet (BE), Lois Weinberger (AT), Tom Woestenborghs (BE), combined with existing works in a new context.

Platform, Crawford Art Gallery June 2021

Selected Exhibitions & Events 2020

HEADCASE, RHA Ashford Gallery, 13th  February – 8th March 2020

Reactive Practices: An Evening of Artists Responses, Laura Fitzgerald, Ashley Taggart, Joanna Walshe, Suzanne Walsh, Emma Wolf-Haugh and others, Irish Museum of Modern Art, 16th January 2020

Selected Exhibitions 2019

Pallas Periodical #9 …and the days run away like wild horses over the hills/ Lucy Andrews, John Conway, Colin Crotty, Dorje de Burgh, Laura Fitzgerald, Graeve Collection, Helen Hughes, KCAT Studio, Alex Keatinge, Helio León, Ruth E Lyons, Marielle MacLeman, Jennifer Mehigan, Ciarán Murphy, Brian O’Doherty/Patrick Ireland, Liliane Puthod, RGKS Cribs/Eithne Jordan, Sven Sandberg, Aoife Shanahan, Katie Watchorn. Selected by Seán Kissane, Workhouse Union, Mark Cullen & Gavin Murphy 6th Dec  – 25th of Jan 2019.


Small Night Zine – ARRANGEMENTS , a zine project by James Merrigan, Pallas Projects  Studios, 6th – 21st of November 2019.

Please Proceed as Normal, curated by Anne Mullee, Courthouse Studios, Ennistymon, Co.Clare, September 2019. Opens Friday 27th of September at 6pm and runs through to 16th November 2019.

Embodimentcurated by Helen Carey & Michaela Stock, Galerie Michaela Stock, Schleifmühlgasse 18, 1040 Vienna.  Amanda Coogan; Laura Fitzgerald, Ann Maria Healy, Evelyn Loschy, Veronika Merklein, Lilo Nein, Dominic Thorpe & Suzanne Walsh, show runs 7th Sept  – 31 October 2019

‘Agnès and I’ Curated by Aisling Prior on behalf of Black Church Print Studio Project funded by Dublin City Council. Laura Fitzgerald, John Graham, Salvatore of Lucan, Jonathan Mayhew, Bea McMahon, Fiona Reilly. The Library Project, 5  28th September 2019  

Atlantic, RCC Regional Cultural Centre, Paul Henry, Louis Le Brocquy, Basil Blackshaw, Tony O’Malley, Sean McSweeney, James Dixon, Katrina Quill, Declan Doherty, Richard Wayman and Laura Fitzgerald, Letterkenny, Donegal, 16th July  – 31st of August 2019.2019

Between Structure and Agency Touring Program, LUX. Curated by Alice Butler

Selected Exhibitions 2018

RHA FUTURES, Series 3, Episode 2: Bassam Al-Sabah, Laura Fitzgerald, Cecilia Danell, Jennifer Mehigan, Joanne Reid and Marcel Vidal 15th November  – 19th December 2018 curated by Patrick T.Murphy, RHA Director and Ruth Carroll

BETWEEN STRUCTURE AND AGENCY + SAOIRSE WALL, Tyneside Cinema UK, 25th of October 2018 at 6pm Curated and introduced by Alice Butler, with a live performance by artist Saoirse Wall.This programme of short works examines different facets or experiences of agency to consider what occurs when it is compromised, reclaimed, expanded or channelled elsewhere, specifically to the natural and built environment. With recent films by Irish artists Saoirse Wall, Laura Fitzgerald, Sharon Whooley, Doireann O’Malley and Ronan McCrea, this screening looks particularly but not exclusively at the role of the film protagonist and the struggle to find and maintain a place as cinematic subject. Featuring a live performance by artist Saoirse Wall. This event marks the launch of a tour with LUX to several UK venues over the course of twelve months. Presented by the Irish Film Institute and distributed in the UK by LUX. Supported by Culture Ireland GB18.

A PORTABLE HOLEArt Licks Weekend 2018, Opening 4th October 6–9pm, Rachel Ara, Laura Fitzgerald, Patrick Goddard and Tom Mason and Katin Hanusch. Until 14th October 2018, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12–5pm, THE BOMB FACTORY ART FOUNDATION Unit 2 Boothby Road / Archway, N19 4AJ London curated by Kirsty White 2018

Art Works VISUAL Carlow curated by Emma-Lucy O’Brien Selected by Orla Barry & Seán Kissane 2018 

Terra Nostra, Wexford County Council, Paul Gaffney, Frank Abruzzese, Alice Maher et al, curated by Karla Sanchez  2018 Sunday May 20th, Fal Linntreog, Gate Lodge 6, Malahide Demesne Co. Dublin 2018

Lucian’s Neighbours, IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Richard John Jones, Bridget O’Gorman, Sue Rainsford and Laura Fitzgerald 2018 – Peripheries 2018 : DESTROY ALL HEROES, Gorey School of Art (27th July – 5th August), Joy Gerard, David Godbold, Laura Fitzgerald and William Murray, curated by Emma Roche and James Merrigan

2017 Claremorris Open Exhibition,  (Patrick Hough, Susan MacWilliams, Laura Fitzgerald et all), curated by Tom Morton The Ships are always there, CW Contemporary, Crate Projects, (Phil Illingworth, Laura Fitzgerald, Jay Rechsteiner, Kyung Hwa Shon), curated by Chiara Williams.

The Skin of the Eye, Screening Program, Zona Mista London, initiated by Elizabeth Molin, 17.06.2017 Katarina Hruskova (SL), Laure Prouvost (FR) Bernd Oppl (AT) Julie Born Swartz (DK) Patrick Goddard (UK) Laura Fitzgerald (IRL)

Blue Monkey Film Night presents Laura Fitzgerald, Field Research, Curated by Judith Alder 31.05.2017, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne.

Granddad’s House, 935 Park Avenue, New York curated by the Sad Swedish Curator


Sunscreen, (Sam Austen, Stephan Backes, Cedric Eisenring, Laura Fitzgerald, Mary Hurrell, Berry Patten, Eoghan Ryan, Mark Zercie, Westminster Waste, London


A place of which we know no certainty, (Alex Hartley/ Laura Fitzgerald/ Laura F. Gibellini/ Jordan Loeppky-Kolesnik/ Axel Töpfer) The International Studio & Curatorial Program Gallery, New York, curated by Peta Rake

Reframing the Domestic in Irish Art, (Kathy Prendergast/ Dorothy Cross/ Maud Cotter/ Alice Maher/ Laura Fitzgerald et all) Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda curated by Dr Jane Humphries, Aoife Ruane and Amanda Coogan April to August 2014

Please Stand By, (Steve Hines/ Laura Fitzgerald/ Bridget Baker/ Rodrigo Braga/Clarisse D’arcimoles), A night of Artists’ Film curated by Emily Austin and Rebecca Glover, Chisenhale Studios London Work Related Anxieties, (Solo Show), WW Gallery, London, UK


Royal College of Art MA Degree Show 2013, The Royal College of Art, London, UK RCA Summer Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK PILOT, (Tobias Teschner / Sophie Jung/ Elizabeth Molin/ Laura Fitzgerald/ Oliver Lee Terry ) Curated by Philipp Dorl and Suzanne Posthumus, 42 King Henry’s Road, London

TELEVISION (Margaret O’Brien/ Darragh O’Callaghan/ Lorraine Neeson/ Adrian Duncan/ Aoife Giles/ Barry W Hughes/ Ciara Scanlon/ Eoin O’Dowd/ Gavin Campbell/ Laura O’Connor/ Ruth Le Gear & Nina Hynes/ Laura Fitzgerald) curated by Sarah Lundy, Tactic, Sample-Studios Cork Ireland

Note to Self, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art London WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Holding Together, Holding Together – An exhibition to celebrate 50 years of the Modern Art Collection of Trinity College Dublin’ at The Douglas Hyde Gallery, ( Æ/ Cecil King/ David Beattie/ Paul McGonagle/ Miriam De Búrca/ Norah McGuinness/ Patrick Collins/Sarah O’Brien/ Aoife Desmond/ Liam O’Callaghan/ Laura Fitzgerald/ Tony O’Malley/ Judy Foley/ Daniel O’Neill/ Tracy Hanna/ Nano Reid/ Áine Ivers/ Elaine Reynolds/ Mainie Jellett/ William Scott/ Caoimhe Kilfeather/ Jack B. Yeats) the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin. 2010

Preponderance of the Small, Douglas Hyde Gallery Trinity College Dublin


2018 – 2020 Fire Station Artists’ Studios Dublin 2018 

2018 WARP Artist Village, Eindhoven, Netherlands with selected artists: Eleye Boerenkamps (Netherlands), Nel Bonte (Belgium), Danny Bracken (USA), Katrein Breukers (Netherlands), Noé Cuéllar (USA/ Mexico), Stefanie De Vos (Belgium / Austria), Laura Fitzgerald (Ireland), Pete Fung (Canada / China), Juss Heinsalu (Estonia), Anja Jelovsek (Slovenia), Klara Kayser (Germany / UK), Lisa Matthys (Belgium), Rahma Meriem Said (Algeria), Lana Mesic (Netherlands / Croatia), Meenakshi Nihalani (India), Diego Orendain Garcia (Mexico), Cecilia Rebergen (Netherlands), Alice Rekab (Ireland), Dirton Selmani (Kosovo) & Pieter Vermeersch (Belgium), WARP and Beeldenstorm/Daglicht.

2017 – 2018 Lucian Freud Residency, Irish Museum of Modern ArtDublin, Ireland

2017 Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Residency Annaghmakerrig 

2016 The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York

2015 The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York


2020 Golden Fleece Shortlist

2019 Arts Council of Ireland Bursary Award

2019 Project Award, Arts Council Ireland

2018 Travel and Training Award, Arts Council Ireland

2017 Claremorris Open, award for video work P45, Ploughing up my Practice and Field Research

2016 16 x 16 Next Generation Bursary, Arts Council Ireland

2016 Travel and Training Award, Arts Council Ireland

2015 Travel and Training Award, Arts Council Ireland

2013 WW Solo Award, WW Gallery, London

2012 Royal College of Art Study Bursary, London

2011 Travel and Training Award, Arts Council Ireland


2019 Cowhouse Studios, Rathnure, Wexford, Associate Artist

2019 DIT Grangegorman, Guest Lecturer

2019 National College of Art & Design Guest Lecturer

2015 Wimbledon College of Art Guest Lecturer

2013 Chelsea College of Art & Design, Guest Lecturer

2013 Wolverhampton University, Guest Lecturer


2020, Dunne, Aidan, The Irish Times,

2020, Dunne, Aidan, The Irish Times,

2019, Dunne, Aidan, The Irish Times,

2018 Place, Space, Obligation, Maynooth University Saturday, September 15th, Dr Garret Carr, Dr Catherine Morris, Dr Julie Bates, Kevin Breathneach, Sean Borodale, Seán Ó Dálaigh, Nathan O’Donnell, Paul Gaffney, Laura Fitzgerald, Katie Watchhorn, Rouzbeh Rashidi, Mollie Anna King, Kerry Guinan, Kate Heffernan, Selina Guinness and Christodoulos Makris

2018 Leach, Cristín, The Sunday Times, ‘Existential Show for our Times’, p.18-19 25th November 2018

2018 E. Moore, Pádraic, ‘Welcome to the Future’, Irish Arts Review, p.90-93 December 2018 – February 2019

2018 Fox, Claire, The Irish Independent: Agri-culture: the artists drawing inspiration from farming 37168622.html 

2018 Dunne, Aidan, 2018, The Irish Times: ‘High anxiety and the fine art of falling apart,’ The Irish Times:

2018 IMMA & TRIARC, RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM: RETHINKING FREUD & THE CONTEMPORARY SATURDAY 14 APRIL Catherine Lampert, Curator and Art Historian working on the Freud catalogue raisonné and former Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, London, Elena Crippa, Curator, Modern and Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain, Christina Kennedy, Head of Collections, IMMA, Brian Dillon,  Leading Writer, Critic, and UK Editor of Cabinet magazine and Head of Programme, Critical Writing in Art & Design, Royal College London, Daphne Wright, Artist andCurator, IMMA Collection: Freud Project, The Ethics of Scrutiny, John Lalor, Artist, Nick Miller, Artist, Angela Griffith, Assistant Professor TRIARC – TCD, Niamh Campbell, Writer, Nathan O’Donnell, IRC Enterprise Postdoctoral Research Fellow, based between IMMA & TRIARC – TCD, Janice Hough, IMMA Residency Programmer, Patricia Brennan, IMMA Visitors Engagement Team,  IMMA Freud Residency Artists’ –  Laura Fitzgerald, Richard John Jones and collaborative partners artist Bridget O’Gorman and writer and researcher Sue Rainsford

2018 Portrait of a Stone, Artist talk Destroy all Heroes, Periphery Space, Gorey School of Art, in conversation with James Merrigan & Emma Roche

2017 TCD & IMMA: LUCIAN FREUD LECTURE SERIES / Christina Kennedy When the familiar becomes strange: Freud and the Contemporary Topics will be explored through the work of Daphne Wright, Ellen Altfest, Marlene Dumas, Jenny Saville, John Lalor, Kathy Prendergast, Diana Copperwhite, Nick Miller, Niamh O’Malley, Mark O’Kelly, Laura Fitzgerald, Bridget O’Gorman & Sue Rainsford, Richard John Jones and others Wednesday 6.12.2017 / Robert Emmett Lecture Hall, Trinity College Dublin. 

2017 Corriere Della Sera, Psicoanalisi di Lucian Freud, 13. 08. 2017

2014 Arena, RTE Radio, 30th April 2014, Sean Rocks, review by Aidan Dunne

2011 Visual Artist Ireland, VAN Newsheet, Jan-March Edition

2011 Saunter, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin

2010 Dr Humphries, Jane, ‘(Re) writing the domestic into the everyday’ Irish Women Artists 1800-2009; Familiar But Unknown, Eimear O’Connor, Ed., Four Courts Press, Dublin, 179-195. 2010 Dunne, Aidan, 2010, The Irish Times, October 7th The Arts 2010 Dr Humphries, Jane, Making Memory Into Matter, Laura Fitzgerald, Tracing Time site-specific installation for Presentation Primary School, Portarlington, 2010