Astrid Fitzgerald

Astrid Fitzgerald

Title: Artist, Author
Location: Kerhonkson, New York, United States

Astrid Fitzgerald, Artist and Author, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art and writing.

Born in Switzerland in 1938, Ms. Fitzgerald attended the College of St. Agnes and earned a diploma of commerce in 1955. Relocating to London, England, she attended the Polytechnic School between 1958 and 1959. Since immigrating to the United States in 1961, she has been living and working in New York City and the Hudson Valley, where she practices fine arts, writing, textile design and advertising. While living in New York, she continued her education at the Pratt Graphics Center, the Art Students League and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Her work represented in more than 18 countries, Ms. Fitzgerald has participated in myriad solo, group and traveling exhibitions and is represented in major corporate, museum and private collections. Her solo shows have included the Art Nouveau Gallery, the Wired Gallery, the Gallery at R&F, the Garrison Art Center and the Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery. She was also represented in Switzerland at the Kunstgalerie Hyposwiss and the Gallerie Neue Kunst. Likewise, her major site-specific commissions have included the Union Bank of Switzerland, the Marcel Breuer Building, the Kindercare Corporation, IBM, the Museum of Geometry and MADI Art, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art and Wellesley College, among several other facilities.

Alongside her artistic endeavors, Ms. Fitzgerald has authored three acclaimed books: “An Artist’s Book of Inspiration: A Collection of Thoughts on Art, Artists and Creativity,” “Being Consciousness Bliss: A Seeker’s Guide” and “Winter Break: A Luminous Journey into Wisdom and Love.” As a testament to her success, she received a NYFA MARK 12 Bootcamp Award, and the Jury of the Artcanal in Le Landeron, Switzerland, chose her to exhibit her Amish quilt installation in 2002. In addition, she received the Juror’s Award from the Fourth Annual Small Works Competition, the Charles Levitt Award from the National Academy of Galleries and the Michael M. Engel Memorial Award from the National Arts Club. She also won Second Prize and an Honorable Mention from the New Yorker Theater Mural Competition. Married with one son and one granddaughter, she enjoys hiking and studying archaeology in her spare time.

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