Mary A. Fitzgerald studied Fine Art both at Dunlaoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology and The National College of Art and Design where she received Ba in Fine Art in 1989 and a Master of Fine Art in 2004. She is a lecturer in the Department of Core Studies at NCAD.
Fitzgerald has been awarded both a Visual Arts Bursary, and a Professional Development Grant from The Arts Council. She is a member of Artist Panel at IMMA. In 2008 Fitzgerald was awarded a three year Studio Residency at Independent Studio Artists, Dublin. Other Awards in 2008 include the Heinrich Boll Artists Residency and the Cill Riallaig Residency.
Solo shows: 2010 Certain Distance, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin. 2007 ‘A longer walk home’, Lemon Street Gallery, ‘Showcase’ Lemon Street Gallery, 2006, MFA NCAD Post Graduate Exhibition, Digital Hub, Dublin. 2004, “Drawn” Original Print Gallery, Dublin, 2003 ‘Works On Paper’, Galleuiet, Grafikens Hus, Stockholm, 2001. Collaborative Shows: Mary A. Fitzgerald & Marc Reilly, Project Space @ The LAB 2012. : INVISIBLE, curated by Margaret O’Brien, Oliver Dowling, and John Graham. ‘Here and There’, Independent Artists Studios, Dublin.
Invited and selected and curated shows include: INVISIBLE, curated by Margaret O’Brien, Oliver Dowling, and John Graham. Los Angeles Print Exchange LA. 2009 Wayfaring, Stone Gallery, Dublin. “Drawing is a Verb, Drawing is a Noun” Stone Gallery, Dublin. 2008 ‘Inhabit’, Draiocht Arts Centre, Dublin. 2007 5th International Biennale de Gravure, Liege, Belgium, Invited artist at the Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, ‘Attraction’, Talbot Gallery, ‘Tender’, Original Print Gallery. 2006, The National Arts Club, and The Graphic Arts Gallery, New York, 2003.