Biography

Barnaby Fitzgerald

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1953
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Education:
 

1983 Yale University, M.F.A., painting
1977 Boston University, B.F.A.
1974 Boston Museum School, printmaking and drawing
1973 Istituto Statale D'Arte, Urbino, Italy, Diploma di Magistero, printmaking
 

 

Solo Exhibitions:
 

2015 La Ridici Nella Neve: Barnaby Fitzgerald Dipinti, Castello di Cennina, Bucine, Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy
2014 Barnaby Fitzgerald’s Moments, Still Lives and Figures, Contemporary Artist Series 2014: Texas NEWS (North, East, West, South), Here and Now Gallery, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas.
2012 Barnaby Fitzgerald: Interdictions and Extuitions (Paintings and Drawings), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2009 Exposition de Peintures Vegetales (natural pigments), Greenfield, Togo, Africa
2007 Barnaby Fitzgerald: …complexions of the avatars…, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, Texas
2004 Kilgore College, Kilgore Texas
2003 Barnaby Fitzgerald: Plays of Shadow, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2001 Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, Texas
2000 Barnaby Fitzgerald: Legends & Scenarios, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Brookhaven College Center For the Arts, Studio Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Barnaby Fitzgerald Settings, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, New York
1996-1997 Barnaby Fitzgerald: Recent Work, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1995 Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, Texas
1992 Barnaby Fitzgerald: New Paintings and Original Drawings recently reproduced in the Everyman’s Library edition of Homer’s The Odyssey, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1991 Hughes-Trigg Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1990 Barnaby Fitzgerald: Recent Work, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1988 Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, Texas
1987 Eastfield College Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1986 Mattingly Baker Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1984 Creative Workshop Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
1980 Shadows in Summer, Fine Arts Gallery, London
1980 Castello Oscano di Cenerente, Perugia, Italy
1980 Fondation Camargo, Cassis, France
1978 Castello Oscano di Cenerente, Perugia, Italy
1973 La Ghironda, Assisi, Italy
 

 

Group Exhibitions:
 

2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 Menagerie, Art and the Animal Kingdom, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Masterful Marks: An Exploration of the Medium of Drawing, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 Pollock Gallery Exhibit: Work by the Faculty of the Division of Art, Pollock Gallery, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
2013 Suitable Subjects: Contemporary Still Lifes, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2013 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 The Good Earth, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Fresh & Salty (a Valley House Gallery group exhibition), Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 The Hunting Prize, exhibition finalist, Houston, Texas
2009 The Plan is the Body. a works-on-paper show, curated by Michael Garguilo, Big Chimney, Chicopee, Massachusetts
2009 Meadows Art Now, curated by Cortney Garman, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2009 Exposition de Peintures Vegetales, Natural Pigments, 3 person exhibition with Prosper Nyanu and Tepe Nyanu, Greenfield, Togo,Africa
2008 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2007 South Press Printastic Printacular, Carillon Gallery, Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts, Tarrant County College District South Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
2007 A Tribute to Texas Art: The Gift of William J. Hill, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
2007 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Inaugural Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2006 Kingdom Animalia, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Art International, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, California (Valley House Gallery)
2006 Work by the Faculty of the Division of Art, Meadows School of the Arts, Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Summer Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Summer)
2006 McNay Print Fair, The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (Valey House Gallery)
2006 Works on Paper, art show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2005 Gimmie Shelter — Natural Disasters Hurt Like Hell, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2005 Art in the Key of Green, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2005 Valley House Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe, Louisiana
2004 Art Chicago, art fair, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois (Valley House Gallery)
2004 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2004 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, NY (Valley House Gallery)
2003 McNay Art Fair, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2003 Works on Paper, art fair, The Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2003 Recent Work by the Division of Art, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU, Pollock Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2002 The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washinton
2002 Beyond the Apple & Bottle: Still Life Invitational, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2002 McNay Art Fair, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2002 Inaugural Exhibition: Modalities of the Visible: A Survey of Contemporary Art in North Texas, Forum Gallery, Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, Texas
2001 USArtists 2001 Tenth Anniversary, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
2001 Texas International Fine Art Fair, NorthPark East, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2000 Dallas International Art & Antique Fair, The Dallas International Pavilion at Victory, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2000 Crossing State Lines, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
1999 Texas National 99, SFA Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State Univirsity, Nacogdoches, Texas, James McGarrell, juror
1999 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, NY (Valley House Gallery)
1998 USArtists, art fair, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1998 Dallas Area Art – Small Works Exhibition, Lowell Collins Gallery, Houston, Texas
1998 Faculty Exhibition, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1998 38th Annual Invitational Winners’ Exhibit, three person show, The Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas
1998 The Figure: An Invitational Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1998 McNay Print Fair, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1998 38th Annual Invitational Exhibit, Jessie Otto Hite, juror, The Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas
1997 Texas Natural Wonders, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Past/Present, faculty exhibition, The Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1997 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1996 US Artists, art fair, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1996 Works on Paper, art fair, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1995 Drawing Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1995 US Artists, art fair, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1995 Texas Realism...with a twist, group show, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas showing concurrently at ArtCentre of Plano, travels to The Tyler Museum of Art January-March 1996
1995 Art of the Garden, The Art Center, Waco, Texas
1995 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1995 Faculty Exhibition, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Hughes-Trigg Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1994 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1994 ARTexas ‘94, Dallas, Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1994 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1993 ARTexas ‘93, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1993 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Christmas Exhibition, Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, Texas
1992 Texas Galleries Show, Infomart, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Faculty Exhibition, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Hughes-Trigg Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1992 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Recent Works By, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1991 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1990 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1990 UGA Studies Abroad Program, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
1990 Figure Painting, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York
1989 Love and Charity, Sherry French, New York, New York (traveled to: Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY at Cortland, New York; The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey; Roland Gibson Gallery, SUNY at Potsdam, New York)
1988 Faculty Show, Meadows Museum Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1987 Faculty Show, Meadows Museum Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1986 Art in the Metroplex, Moody Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, juror: Peter Frank
1986 15th Anniversary, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
1985 Umbria: American Artists working in Italy, Gallery North, Setauket, New York (included William Bailey, Robert Barnes, James McGarrell, etc.)
1985 Faculty Show, Meadows Museum Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1983 Faculty Show, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
1983 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Show, Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
1981 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
1977 Presenze e Immagini. Le Bateleur, Rome, Italy
1977 Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
 

 

Awards, Grants, Honors, and Lectures:
 

2010 Finalist, The Hunting Art Prize, Houston, Texas
2000 “Films and Veils in Painting,” gallery discussion in the series “The Artist’s Eye,” Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
1998 Second place, 38th Annual Invitational Exhibit, Jessie Otto Hite, juror, The Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas
1985-1987 The Ingram Merrill Foundation: Grant for the painting of a series of large multi-figure pieces
1979-1980 Fellowship to the Camargo Foundation to paint for a year in Cassis, France
 

 

Literature:
 

Nancy Cohen Israel, “Universal Appeal: Davidow Collection Enhances the UT Dallas Campus,” Patron Magazine, February/March 2015, Photography by John Smith, Platitude illustrated on page 80.
 

Frederick Turner, The Music of Tempera: An Appreciation of the Art of Barnaby Fitzgerald, Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas, 2012.
 

Rebecca Sherman, House Gardens People, Thursday, August 23, 2012, http://www.housesgardenspeople.com/2012/08/artist-barnaby-fitzgerald.html.
 

The World of Interiors, no. 2012/07, July 2012.
 

Frederick Turner, “The Eyes of Texas: Texas Art and Texas Light,” American Arts Quarterly, published by The Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center (Hastings-on-Hudson, New York), Summer 2010, Volume 27, Number 3, pages 27-33.
 

Judith Garrett Segura, “Barnaby Fitzgerald: A Life in Art,” Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas, published by Tarleton State University, Volume 4, 2007-2008, pages 122-136, color illustrations.
 

Conversations 3: John Lincoln, Barnaby Fitzgerald and James W. Sullivan, published by the Pollock Gallery at Southern Methodist University, 2005.
 

“Portrait of an Artist,” SMU Research, Volume II, 2004, pp. 24-25, illust.
 

Steve Carter, “Enigmatically Yours: Explore the pre-postmodern beauty of painter Barnaby Fitzgerald’s visionary art,” Dallas Home Design, February 2004, pp. 20, 22, 24.
 

50th Anniversary, catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2004, color illustration.
 

Norman Lundin, “The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing,” Seattle: Frye Art Museum, 2002, pp. 28, 128, illust.
 

Denise Getson, “Reviews: Barnaby Fitzgerald Legends and Scenarios,” Artlies, Winter 2000-2001, p. 59, illust.
 

Janet Kutner, “Mythic Dimensions: Painter Barnaby Fitzgerald’s new exhibit focuses on light and magic,” The Dallas Morning News, October 25, 2000, Arts Day section, p. 5C, illust.
 

Mike Daniel, “Quick Sketch: Barnaby Fitzgerald,” The Dallas Morning News Guide, October 13, 2000, p. 54, illust.
 

Barnaby Fitzgerald, Legends & Scenarios, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, essay by Peter Lubin, 16 pages.
 

Meredith Dickenson, “1999: Gone But Not Forgotten,” SMU Magazine, Winter/Spring 2000, p. 23, illust. and cover illust.
 

Mariana Greene, “Lady of the Lake: Texas traditional grand, not grandiose,” Home Living, February 2000, pp. 16-19, Salimona reproduced.
 

Bryan Woolley, “Barnaby Fitzgerald: The multicultural painter is a storyteller on canvas,” The Dallas Morning News, December 5, 1999, High Profile, Section E, p. 1, 4.
 

Suzanne Akhtar, “It Figures,” Fort Worth Star Telegram, September 6, 1998, Section E, p. 8.
 

Mike Daniel, “Go Figure,” The Dallas Morning News Guide, August 28, 1998, illus. p. 61.
 

Michael Kimmelman, “Group Show, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries,” The New York Times, August 11, 1997.
 

Catherine Cuellar, “Texas helped him see the light - differently,” Dallas Morning News, Guide, November 29, 1996, p. 55.
 

“Artista americano dipinge ‘Maesta’ lungo la strada,” Arezzo La Nazione, Jan. 14, 1994.
 

Journal of Biocommunication, Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 1993, 2 drawings reproduced
 

Emily Shultz, “Barnaby Fitzgerald teaches artistry in a 'new light,'“ The Daily Campus, SMU, February 10, 1993, p.5.
 

Homer, The Odyssey, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992, 25 illustrations.
 

Janet Kutner, “Allegory's the Story,” Dallas Morning News, October, 10, 1991.
 

“Faculty in Art,” Southern Methodist University, 1989, pp. 18-19.
 

Joan Davidow, “Paradise Renamed,” Detour Magazine, Dallas, Texas, December 1988, pp. 54-57.
 

Manlio Cancogni, “Troppi pennelli per Soho,” Il Giornale, Milan, Italy, May 18, 1988, p.3.
 

Roger Winter, “Artist aspires to masterworks,” Daily Campus, SMU, Dallas, Texas, 1986.
 

Janet Kutner, “Mattingly Baker exhibit,” Dallas Morning News, 1986.
 

Claire Nicolas White, “A triumph of good schooling,” Aug. 22, 1985.
 

Malcolm Preston, “Realist visions by Americans in Italy,” 1985.
 

 

Teaching:
 

2000 Professor of Art, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1990 Associate Professor of Art, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1989 Painting course in Cortona, Italy for University of Georgia at Athens
1988 Summer course, Affresco, Egg Tempera, Tempera, SMU in Rome
1987 Summer course, Affresco Mural Painting in Cennina, Siena, Italy for SMU
1984-1989 Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, painting, drawing, printmaking
1984 Quinnipiac College, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, watercolor, anatomy, perspective
1983 Assistant Lecturer, Quinnipiac College, art appreciation
1983 Faculty, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, watercolor and anatomy
1982-1983 Teaching Assistant to Professor Bernard Chaet, Yale School of Art, drawing instructor
1982 Faculty, New Haven Workshop, watercolor instructor
1979 Seminar on Visual Phenomena, Centro Maria Montessori, Perugia, Italy (organized for Montessori teachers)
1977 A.I.F.S. Program, University for Foreigners, Perugia, Italy (summer course-drawing)
 

 

Public Collections:
 

Amarillo Art Museum, Amarillo, Texas (Waiting Sarah)
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Charles B. Goddard Center, Ardmore, Oklahoma (Wild Flowers and Poppies)
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
Hyatt Regency, Dallas, Texas
Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Istituto d'Arte, Urbino, Italy
Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas (Iris)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (Canticle)
Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas (Romance of the Prodigal Son)
Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas (Dryad; Sunflower Fields)
Yale University Print Collection, New Haven, Connecticut

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