ASTRID FITZGERALD

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST  

 

 

Born and educated in Switzerland, Astrid Fitzgerald has been living and working in New York City and the Hudson Valley since 1961.

 

Her work has been shown in eighteen countries in solo, group and travelling exhibitions, and is represented in major corporate, museum and private collections.

 

Recent solo shows include Art Nouveau Gallery, Miami - Astrid Fitzgerald: Emergent Symmetries; Wired Gallery - Retrospective, High Falls, NY; The Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY; Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY; Unison Arts Center, New Paltz, NY; The Pearl Arts Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY; LoRiver Gallery, Beacon, NY; Galerie Raubach, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery at SUNY Stone Ridge, NY.  Fitzgerald’s installation Amish Quilts was chosen by the Jury of the Artcanal in Le Landeron, Switzerland to represent the United States during expo02.

 

Major site-specific commissions include Union Bank of Switzerland, New York, NY; IBM, Marcel Breuer Building, Boca Raton, Florida; Kindercare Corporation, Montgomery, Alabama; IBM, Atlanta, Georgia, Ridgeway Corp. Atlanta; UBS Securities, New York City.

 

Fitzgerald is also the author of An Artist's Book of Inspiration - A Collection of Thoughts on Art, Artists, and Creativity - 1996, Being Consciousness Bliss - A Seeker's Guide - 2002, both by Lindisfarne Press, and Winter Break - A Luminous Journey into Wisdom and Love - A.R.K. Books, 2008.

 

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EDUCATION 

 

1972-1973     Pratt Graphics Center, New York, NY

1968-1969     Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

1962-1963     Art Students League, New York, NY

1958-1959     Polytechnic School, London, England

1955-1958     College St. Agnes, Fribourg, Switzerland

 

AWARDS

 

2012        NYFA MARK 12 Bootcamp Award, NYC

2002        Art Canal, Le Landeron, Switzerland - Amish Quilt Installation

1980        Juror's Award - 4th Annual Small Works Competition, N.Y. University, NYC

1978        The Charles Levitt Award - National Academy Galleries - N.A.W.A. Annual, NYC

1971        Second Prize and Honorable Mention - The New Yorker Theater Mural Competition, NYC

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015         Art Nouveau Gallery, Miami, FL - Astrid Fitzgerald: Emergent Symmetries - February 13 - April 3, 2015

2013         Wired Gallery, High Falls, NY - Astrid Fitzgerald - A Retrospective

2011         The Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY - Astrid Fitzgerald: Waxing Geometric

2010         Unison Gallery, New Paltz, NY - Astrid Fitzgerald & Kim Alderman (2-person)

2010         Garrison Art Center, The Gillette Gallery, Garrison, NY - Assemblages & Paintings

2008         Pearl Arts Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY - Eternal Egypt - Collage and Encaustic

2005-2006 Wuersch & Gering, New York, NY - Works on by Astrid Fitzgerald

2005         LoRiver Arts Gallery, Beacon, NY - Astrid Fitzgerald & Kotani - New Paintings (2-person)

2002         Galerie Raubach, St. Gallen, Switzerland, Constructions and Works on Paper

2001         Galerie Raubach, St. Gallen, Switzerland, Works on Paper

2000         Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY at ULSTER, Stone Ridge, NY - Cosmic Measures

1996         Murakami Gallery, New York, NY - Lynda Benglis, Astrid Fitzgerald, Louis Liberman

1996         Kunstgalerie Hyposwiss, Zurich, Switzerland - Bilder und Objekte

1993         Galerie Neue Kunst, Wil, Switzerland - Im Goldenen Schnitt

1986         Pietrasanta Fine Arts, New York, NY - Paintings and Pastels

1981         Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY - Paintings and Prints

1981         Galerie Steinfels, Zurich, Switzerland - Aquarelle, Farbstift

1980         Atlantic Gallery, New York - Shaped Canvases and Prints

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS AND COMPETITIONS

 

2015         Unison Gallery, New Paltz, NY - 3-D Gallery Exhibition

2014         Wired Gallery, High Falls, NY - First Generation - International Artists - 2014

2013         NurtureArt Benefit - Bernaducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY  

2013         Museum of Geometric & MADI Art, Dallas, Texas - Biennial: Origins in Geometry, juried by Clint Wilhour 

2013         Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY - Cut & PASTE - Regional Exhibition, juried by M. Asbill

2013         CCCA, Hudson, NY - Assemblage & Collage, juried by Lynne Perrella 

2011         Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Abstraction

2011         James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Physical Graffiti: 13 artists transforming time & materials

2010         SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY - Marks that Matter

2007         SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY - Beyond Self: Contemporary Explorations in Art & Spirit

2003         Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY - Encaustic Works ‘03

2002         1001 Reasons To Love The Earth - International Art Project - Europe and Asia

2002         Artcanal Exhibition - Le Landeron, Switzerland - Amish Quilts installation

1997         Artists Equity 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY

1996         The College of Santa Fe Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - Maximum Drawings

1980         New York University, New York, NY - 4th Annual Small Works Competition

1979         Parsons Exhibition Center, New York, NY - 57th S.A.G.A. National Print Exhibition

1979         The National Arts Club, New York, NY - 6th Graphic Exhibition

1978         Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT - Contemporary Reflections

1975         University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - 3rd National Print Exhibition

1975         Metropolitan Museum, Miami, FL - 2nd International Miami Graphics Biennial

1973         Pratt Graphics Center, New York, NY - Pratt Graphics Annual Competition

1973         Miami Art Center, Miami, FL - 1st Miami Graphics Biennial

1973         The National Arts Club, New York, NY - 19th Annual N.S.P.C.A.

1973, 1975, 1977, 1978    National Association of Women Artist

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS  

 

2015         Art Nouveau Gallery, Miami, FL - Tangible Forms - July through August

2015         Art Nouveau Gallery - Art Wynwood, Miami, FL - February 12-16

2014         Art Nouveau Gallery - Art.Miami, Miami, FL - December 2-7

2014         Art Nouveau Gallery - Downtown Armory, NYC

2013         Mostly 3D - Wired Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY

2013         Gallery 66ny, Cold Spring, NY - Inaugural Exhibition

2012         Erica Price Gallery, Saugerties Performing Arts Center, Saugerties, NY - Blue

2012         Erica Price Gallery, Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, Saugerties, NY - Inaugural Exhibition

2012         ArtVue Exhibition, Bayer Health Care, Executive Offices, Wayne and Montville, NJ - September - December, 2012

2008         Visionary Artists for Tibet - Kuenstler erschaffen eine positive Vision für Tibet, Zurich, Switzerland

2008         Pharos = Ten - Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus

2008         Wuersch & Gering, NYC - 10 YEARS OF WUERSCH & GERING

2005         CAR.N Contemporary Art Festival, Nebula, Japan - International Invitational

2000         The Sharjah Arts Museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - International Exhibition

1995         Parsons School of Design, New York - Harmony By Design: The Golden Mean

1995         Kendall College of Art & Design, Grand Rapids, MI - Harmony By Design: The Golden Mean

1994         Washington Design Center, Washington, DC - Harmony By Design: The Golden Mean

1993         Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL - Harmony By Design: The Golden Mean

1990         Credit Suisse, New York, NYC - Between Two Worlds

1987         The Swiss Institute, New York, NY - Holiday Exhibition

1986         The Swiss Institute, New York - Structure & Shadow

1985         Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY - Pastels

1984         Steiger Jones Gallery, New York, NY - Works for the Summer of 1984

1983         Jayne Baum Gallery, New York, NY - Pastel Invitational

1982         Jayne Baum Gallery, New York, NY - Premiere Exhibition

1981         Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY - Small Works

1977         Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY - Printmakers 12

1977         The National Academy Galleries, New York, NY - NAWA Annual

1977         Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - Printmakers 12

1975         M. Knoedler Gallery, New York, NY - Young Collectors

1975         Union Carbide, New York, NY - Young Artist 75 - U.N. Exhibition

1974         Cornell University, Ithaca, NY - Print Exhibition

1973         Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY - Print Exhibition

 

JURIED TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS

 

1978/79     Post-Card Size Art - Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland; Biennale, Venice, Italy; PS 1, New York

1976/78     Traveling Water Media Exhibition, USA - Memphis State University; University of Wisconsin; and other universities

1975/77     Traveling Graphics Exhibition, USA - Rockhurst College; Watkins Institute; Cayuga Museum of History and Art

1974/75     Traveling Works on Paper - National Tour of Museums and Universities

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

 

1990         Union Bank of Switzerland, New York, NY

1990         Hyatt Regency Hotel, Albuquerque, NM

1988         IBM, Atlanta, GA

1985         Kindercare Corporation, Montgomery, AL

1985         IBM, Marcel Breuer Building, Boca Raton, FL

1985         Ashley Plaza Hotel, Tampa, FL

1984         Ridgeway Corporation, Atlanta, GA

1984         Coin Corporation, Atlanta, GA

SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, TX; Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; NY; Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY; Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA;  Town Hall Collection, Wil, Switzerland; Alexander & Green, New York, NY; Amerada Hess Corporation, New York, NY; American Express, World Financial Center, New York, NY; Anderson Kill Olik, & Oshinsky, PC, New York, NY; Bank of the South, Atlanta, GA; Bank of America, New York, NY; Bay Colony Properties, Jacksonville, FL; Carlton Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler, Tampa, FL; Chase Manhattan Collection, New York, NY; Chemical Bank Collection, New York, NY; Christman Associates, New York, NY; Citibank, New York, NY; Cooper Carry Architects, Atlanta, GA; Credit Suisse, New York, NY; Dechert, Price & Rhoads, New York, NY; DiGiacomo, Architects, New York, NY; Duke Power Co, Charlotte, NC; Education Management Center, Atlanta, GA and Pittsfield, PA; Egon Zehnder International, New York, NY; Embassy Suites Hotel, Washington, D.C. and Deerfield, IL; Fannie Mae, Atlanta, GA; First Citizen National Bank, Greensboro, NC; First Manhattan Co., New York, NY; Florida National Bank, Jacksonville, FL; General Cocoa Co, Inc, New York, NY; G. Tsai & Co, New York, NY; H.B.O. Atlanta, GA; Hyposwiss, Zurich, Switzerland; I.M. Pei & Partners, Architects, New York, NY; I.B.M. Collections: New York, NY, Atlanta, GA, Boca Raton, FL, Valhalla, NY, Charlotte, NC; Irving Trust Co, NYC; Rockefeller Center, New York, NY; Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, New York, NY; Lehman Bros, New York, NY; L.F. Rothchild, Unterberg, Towbin, NYC; Loews Hotel, Monaco; Manufacturer's Hanover Trust, New York,  Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York, NY; Mutual Life Insurance Company, NYC; New South Design, Atlanta, GA; Nikko Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA; NY Stock Exchange, Inc, New York, NY; Northern Telecom, Inc, White Plains, NY; Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co, New York, NY; P & E Properties, New York, NY; PES Architects & Engineers, Nagoya, Japan; PES International, New York, NY; Price Waterhouse, Dallas, TX; Reid & Riege, Hartford, CT; Reynolds Tobacco Co, Winston-Salem, NC; Rockefeller Center Collection, New York, NY; Siegel & Gale, Inc, New York, NY; Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge, Washington, DC; Boring-Smith, Atlanta; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, NY; Steelcase Inc, New York, NY; Stephen, Jacques, Stone, James, New York, NY; Texaco, Westchester; UBS Securities, New York, NY; UBS, Wolfsberg, Ermatingen, Switzerland; Union Bank of Switzerland, New York and Zurich; Union Carbide, New York, NY; Warburg E.M. Pincus & Co., New York, NY; Hilton O’Hare, Chicago; Washington Hotel, Osaka, Japan;  Western Pacific, New York, NY; W.R. Grace & Co, New York, NY; Yamaha Marine Building, Japan; Zale Corporation, Dallas, TX; UBS, Zurich, Switzerland

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Albert Anton, NYC; Peter Kaufman, Rotterdam, Holland; Ernie Leonard, NYC; Heidi Arbenz, Winterthur, Switzerland; Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher Brown, III, NYC; Mr and Mrs Neil Broxmeyer, Roslyn Heights, NY; M. DeLaszlo, NYC; Joy Dunbar, NYC; Frau Eberli, Wil, Switzerland; Dr Forrer, Weinfelden, Switzerland; Edgar Frei, Burg, Switzerland; Dr Richard G. Geldard, NYC; Marion and Whitney Gerard, NYC; Heidi and Leo Graemiger, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Guadalupe Grimaldi, NYC; Dr Haag, Sirnach, Switzerland; Madeleine and Kurt Huerlimann, Wattwil, Switzerland; Elizabeth Harrington, NYC; Jeffrey Harris, NYC; Mr & Mrs Oskar Leutwiler, Zurich, Switzerland; Elizabeth Laemmli, Geneva, Switzerland; Dr and Mrs Francis Perrone, NYC; Ellen Price, NYC; Kay Prothro, NYC; Tonia Siddiqi, NYC; Takatoshi Ishiguro, Nagoya, Japan; Reiko Ehrman, New York, NY; Roger Rohner, Bronschofen, Suisse; Rita & Ueli Thalmann, Winterthur, Switzerland; Stadtamman W. Hartmann, Wil, Suisse; Mr &Mrs William Fox, New York, NY; Dr Ziba DeWeck, Zurich, Switzerland; Dr & Mrs Louis Ormont, New York, NY; Laurance Triplette, Clemmens, NC; Dr. Jean Luc Meyer, Wattwil, Swisse; Jahnavi Foster & Alfonse Pinto, Kerhonkson, NY; Mr & Mrs R. Wipf, Winterthur, Swisse; Shisano Ishiguro, Osaka, Japan; Prof Dr Grimm, Berlin, Germany; Dr jur Barbara Wyler, Frauenfeld, Switzerland; Brigitte Hornauer, Kirchberg, Suisse; Ursula & Robert Garret-Waldmeyer, Napanoch, NY; Priscilla Claflin, Benton, LA; Garo Keheyen, Nicosia, Cyprus; Chrissy Glenn, Stone Ridge, NY; Frank Dunn, Hurley, NY; Allen A. Pluth, PhD, Spring Valley, CA; Maria Moraes & Alex Dzieduszycki, NYC; Dr Kent & Gretchen Fitzgerald, Emmaus, PA; Daniel & Suzanne Wuersch, Mountain Lakes, NJ; Roger Lipsey, PhD, Garrison, NY; Steve Gorn and Barbara Bash, Accord, NY; Johanne Renbeck, Clinton Corners, NY; Lee W. Lenz, Ph.D.; John Youngblood, New York, NY;

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PRINT MEDIA

 

2015        Astrid Fitzgerald - Emergent Symmetries - Art Nouveau Gallery, Miami - Exhibition Catalog, Essay by Adriana Herrara, Ph.D.

2015        Bamequinox 2015 - Exhibition/Auction Catalog, Consultores de Arte Guatemala

2014        Ulster Magazine - July/August - A Global View - Article by Deborah J. Botti, Photos by Michael Bloom

2014        Studio Visit, vol. 25 - Astrid Fitzgerald - Reproductions of constructions

2013        Poughkeepsie Journal - Interview Artwork explores philosophical geometry

2012        Back to Fundamentals - Article. Fashion Designer, Lucy McInthos, inspired by Swiss painter Astrid Fitzgerald

2011        Waxing Geometric - Solo Exhibition by Astrid Fitzgerald - Roll Magazine, Art Highlights, February 2001.

2009        The Mathematics of Harmony: From Euclid to Contemporary Mathematics and Computer Science by Alexey Stakhov -

               World Scientific Publishing Co, Illustrated essay about Astrid Fitzgerald and the use of the Golden Ratio in her work

2005        Gallery Notes, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY, 2010 - Astrid Fitzgerald at Garrison Art Center by Roger Lipsey, Ph.D.

2005        Gallery Notes, LoRiver Arts Gallery, Beacon, NY, 2005 - Astrid Fitzgerald & Kotani: The Mountain Way and the River Way by Roger Lipsey, Ph.D.

2007        Quadrant - Art Reproduction in the Journal of the C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology

2005        Pulse - Interview, April 05 - About the Artist Astrid Fitzgerald by John Nelson

2002        ArtCanal Catalogue, International Sculpture Exhibition along the Zihlkanal

2000        1001 Reasons To Love the Earth - World Art Collection, Stichting 2000 Foundation, Diement, Holland

2003        The Artists Bluebook - 29,000 North American Artists, Dubier
1996        UBS Information, Exhibition review Eine Kuenstlerin von Kraft und Harmonie by R. Mueller

1998-2002 Parabola Magazine - Art reproductions - vol. 23, vol. 25, vol. 27
1996        Laudatio by Ziba De Weck, Ph.D., Kunstgalerie Hyposwiss, Zurich, Switzerland
1996        Exhibition Review Ausstellung von Astrid Fitzgerald by Annemarie Stuessi.
1995        Wiler Zeitung, Article
Eine Wilerin macht Karriere in New York by Marlene Tanner
1993        Exhibition Review - Galerie Neue Kunst, Wil, Switzerland by Ziba De Weck, Ph.D.

1993        Interiors, August - Harmony by Design by Beverly Russell

1993        The Washington Times, 1/3 - Golden Mean can lead to new design, T.D. Sullivan

1990        Between Two Worlds - Exhibition Catalog, presented by Credit Suisse, New York City

1996        Chronogram - Astrid Fitzgerald - Art reproductions

1990-2010 Art Diary International - Giancarlo Politi, Milano, Italy
1980-2010 Kuenstlerverzeichnis der Schweiz - Swiss Institute for Art Research, Zurich, Switzerland.
1985        Exhibition Review
The Art of Astrid Fitzgerald - New Images, Old Faith - Roger Lipsey, Ph.D.
1985-1990 American Artists - An Illustrated Survey of leading Contemporary Americans - The Krantz Co, Chicago

1980        The New York Art Review - Artist Profiles - The Krantz Co. Chicago

1985        Swiss Artists in New York, Richard Pichler, Curator

1980        Texaco Westchester - Art by Election, article

1981-2010 Printworld Directory of Contemporary Prints

1981        Wiler Zeitung, Exhibition review, Galerie Steinfels, Zurich, Switzerland

1980-2010 Who's Who in American Art, Who's Who of American Women, Who is Who in America
1978        New York Times, 5/21/78,
Aldrich Museum Show: An Eye-Opener by Millie Siegel
1997        Marquis Who's Who in American Art
1978        Catalogue Contemporary Reflections,
Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut

1978        Who's Who in the 21st Century - First Edition, Cambridge, England 

1973        Competition Winner Catalog, National Community Arts Program, U.S. Department of H.U.D.

1973        Schweizerisches Institut fuer Kunstwissenschaft, Zurich and Lausanne, Switzerland

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

THE PERFECT MEASURE - The Golden Ratio in Contemporary Art

The Gallery at the Factory, Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, Saugerties, NY - April 12 to May 10, 2014

 

MUSEUM OF THE GOLDEN RATIO - A GEOMETRY OF LIFE AND ART: A virtual museum dedicated to collecting and preserving individual expressions in art of the myriad aspects of the Golden Ratio, a mysterious and magical principle which appears in nature, architecture, and mathematics.

www.MuseumoftheGoldenRatio.org

 

BOOKS AND ARTICLES BY ASTRID FITZGERALD

Illustrations and Photographs by Astrid Fitzgerald for
Traveler’s Key to Ancient Greece, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.
Article by Astrid Fitzgerald,
Harmony by Design, NY: Parabola Magazine, 1991.
An Artist’s Book of Inspiration - A Collection of Thoughts on Art, Artists, and Creativity
Compiled by Astrid Fitzgerald, Hudson, NY: Lindisfarme Press, 1996.

Being Consciousness Bliss - A Seekers Guide by Astrid Fitzgerald. Great Barrington, MA: Lindisfarne Books, 2002.

Winter Break: A Luminous Journey into Wisdom and Love by Astrid Fitzgerald. A.R.K. Books, 2008   

 

 


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