Laura Fitzgerald is an emerging artist working in video, text and drawing. Her work centres around ideas of place, ancestral memory, narrative structures and ownership.
She recently completed a Lucian Freud Residency at the Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin and is currently in residence at the Fire Station Artists’ Studios until 2021.
She graduated from the Royal College of Art London in 2013 and has been awarded two consecutive residencies to the International Studio & Curatorial Program in New York, supported by the Arts Council Travel and Training Award. In 2016, she was awarded an Arts Council Next Generation Award, to support a new body of work. This research culminated in video works; Field Rearch Ctd and P45, which won the Claremorris Open award in 2017, with screenings at ISCP NYC, Towner Art UK, Crate Projects UK and Zona Mista, London with Laure Prouvost.