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My work is about landscape.  I draw inspiration from the organic world, as well as mans imprint and narrative on the natural and urban landscape.

 I strive to create work that is at once bold and nuanced with a history that speaks of the past, present and future.

I am interested in exploring opposing themes such as strength and fragility, hope and despair and growth and decay.


Margaret Holman Fitzgerald was born in London, England. She grew up in Japan and the United States. She studied fine art and art history in New York City at the School of Visual Arts and the Art Students League. She also studied at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and received a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of New Mexico.

She currently resides and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Mexico and South America finding inspiration for her work in the art, architecture and urban fabric of these places. Recently she has been exploring the relationship of man to the natural world, the fragility of the natural world and its relationship to man and hope for the future. 

Margaret has enjoyed solo shows in New York City, San Francisco and New Mexico. Her work is in private and corporate collections across the United States, Japan and Macao. She is currently represented by the David Richard gallery in Santa Fe and Circa gallery in Minneapolis.

 

Future shows

Dec.15-Jan 17 2017 David Richard Gallery, solo show, Santa Fe, NM

selected exhibitions

2017 The Painting Center, group show, NYC

2017 Harwood Art Center, solo show, ALBQ, NM

2016 Circa Gallery, winter solon group show, Minn, MN

2016 Miniatures Show, Albuquerque Museum, ALBQ, NM

2016 Dose Projects , Brooklyn, NY

2016 Group show, Susan Eley Fine Art gallery , NYC

2015   Solo show, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014   Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, Minn.
2014   Ross Art Museum, "New Work, New Mexico", Ohio Wesleyan University
2013   Lewallen Galleries, Scottsdale AZ, "Rising Stars" a group show
2013   Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach , CA
2013   Solo Show, Chandler Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012   Solo Show, Lewallen Contemporary Art, fall group show at Rail yard, Santa Fe, NM
2012   Albuquerque Museum "Miniatures" juried exhibition, ALBQ, NM
2012   Solo Show "Natura" Lewallen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM
2012   House of Figs, Group show, Exhibit 208 , ALBQ, NM
2012   "New Mexico Showcase" juried group show by Peter Frank, 516 Arts, ALBQ ,NM
2011    Solo Show, "Duende" Heidi Cho Gallery, NYC
2010   Solo Show “Desaparecer”, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2010   “A Prayer for Juarez” Gallery 1022, ALBQ, NM
2009   Solo Show, Chandler Fine Art, San Francisco, CA.
2008   Solo Show, Chandler Fine Art, San Francisco, CA.
2008   “Cradle Project”, ALBQ.  NM
2008   “Giving Shelter” invitational, 516 Arts, ALBQ. NM
2007    AAF Art Fair, New York, NY
2007   “Paradox” LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2006    Solo Show, Exhibit 208, ALBQ, NM
2005    Solo show, Chandler Fine Art, San Francisco, CA.
2005    Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
2005    LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2005    American Embassy, Vatican City, Italy
2004    Amarillo Museum of Art, invitational, Amarillo, TX
2004    Thomas Ingerick Gallery, Aspen, CO.
2004    Chandler Fine Art, Solo Show, San Francisco, CA.
2003    LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2003    Magnifico Gallery, invitational, Albuquerque, NM
2002Solo Show, Lewallen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2001    Solo Show, Museum West Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2000   Solo Show Coleman Gallery, ALBQ, NM
2000   Occasions by Design Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1999    The Gallery Building Gallery, Waterloo IA
1997    Museum of Fine Art, National Juried exhibition, Helena, MO.
1995    Magnifico Gallery, Juried exhibition, ALBQ, NM

education

1992   Graduate Studies in Art Education, Univ. of NM, ALBQ,NM
1990   Post BA in Art Education, Univ. of NM, ALBQ,NM
1980   BA Fine Arts, Univ. of NM, ALBQ, NM
1984   Arts Students League, New York City
1978   School of Visual Arts, New York City
1976   Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

collections

Private collections throughout the United States and in Tokyo, Japan
Venetian Hotels in Las Vegas and Macao,China

publications

2013   San Francisco Chronicle, show at Chandler Fine Art is reviewed by Kenneth Baker
2012   House and Gardens Aug, 20
2012   Luxe. interiors and Design summer issue
2012   IQ Magazine interview
2012   Catalogue "NM Show Case" juried show by Peter Frank ALBQ, NM
2010   Santa Fe Reporter, Santa Fe,NM
2005  Catalogue, "Arts in Embassies" show, Vatican City
2005  The Magazine, Santa Fe,NM
2004  West Coast Gallery Guide, San Francisco, CA
2003  The Collectors Guide, Santa Fe,NM
2001   West Coast Gallery Guide, San Francisco , CA
2000  The Santa Fean, Santa Fe, NM

galleries

www.susaneleyfineart.com

www.davidrichardgallery.com
www.chandlersf.com
www.circagallery.com

news

June 2016

 http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamlehrer/2016/06/07/5-cant-miss-art-shows-of-the-week-of-june-6-2016/#18e2f2142219

June8-Sept1 2016 group show, Susan Eley Fine Art

Feb 2015 solo show David Richard Gallery

http://www.housesgardenspeople.com/2012/08/modern-house-by-allen-kirsch-and-sharif.html

http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/050413.html

 https://www.artsy.net/artist/margaret-https://www.artsy.net/artist/margaret-

http://www.local-iq.com/arts/122-exhibit/2488-ok-with-the-process.html

http://www.sfgate.com/art/article/Galleries-Deborah-Butterfield-Margaret-4546706.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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