Leo Fitzmaurice

Born 1963, Newport, Shropshire, UK

Lives and works in Liverpool, UK



1989 BA, Liverpool Art School (Liverpool Polytechnic)

1992 MA Fine Art, Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University


Selected solo exhibitions

Enjoy Civic Life, Humber Street Gallery, Hull, UK 2021

Between You and Me and Everything Else, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 2018

As Yet, Caustic Coastal, Salford, UK, 2017

OH V HO, The Sunday Painter, London, UK, 2016

Frieze Sculpture, London, UK, 2015

/_\, The Sunday Painter, London, UK, 2014

Blank Stir (with Paul Rooney), Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK, 2012

You Try to Tell Me But I Never Listen, New Art Gallery Walsall, UK, 2011

Panoramia, Lowry Gallery, Salford, UK 2010

Sometimes the Things You Touch Come True, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK, 2007

Neat Stuff, Firstsite, Colchester, UK, 2005


Selected group exhibitions

Heavy Duty Paper, Division of Labour, Worcester, UK 2020

Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, Brooke Benington Gallery, Fulmer, UK 2020

Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London, UK 2019

Condo, The Sunday Painter, London, UK 2018 

Market Forces, He.ro, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2018

Mantel Copperfield Gallery, London, UK 2018

Futbolka, Ty Pawb, Wales, UK 2018

Assorted Paper, The Sunday Painter, London, UK 2017

Against Landscape, Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK 2017

Reader, Gether Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark 2016

Good Things Come, Plymouth University Gallery, Plymouth, UK 2016

Edit/Undo, Space In Between, London, UK 2015

Futbol: The Beautiful Game, LACMA, Los Angeles, USA 2014

Balls Against the Wall, Dodge Gallery, New York, USA 2013

DATA (curated by Shiri Shalma), Contemprary Art Society, London, UK 2013

FIXFIXFIX, curated by Glenn Adamson, Gallery So, London, UK 2013

Easy Does It, curated by Kevin Hunt, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, UK 2013 

Magnum Opus, N/V_Projects, London, UK 2013

Cosmo's Levels, curated by Jamie Lobb, The Sunday Painter, London, UK 2012

Things That Have Interested Me, Waterside Contemporary, London, UK 2012

Chain Chain Chain, curated by Glenn Adamson,  Bischoff Weiss, London, UK 2011

Northern Art Prize, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (winner), UK 2011

Comfort Tones, Project Number, curated by Vulpes Vulpes, London, UK 2011

Niet Normaal, De Beurs Van Berlag, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2010

The way we do art now, curated by Pavel Buchler, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Gemany 2010

Undone, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK 2010

AMUSE BOUCHE, The 2 Johnnies, London, UK 2009

Flyersflagsheepself, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK 2009

Concerning Material, Collyer Bristow, London, UK 2009

Blickachsen 6, Bad Homberg, Berlin, Germany 2007

Good Riddance, MOT International, London, UK 2007


Public Art Commissions and Externally Sited Works

LIFT, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Liverpool, UK

Folding Stuff, Great Homer Street, Liverpool, UK

Archaise, Archbishop Blanch School, Liverpool, UK

What Use is a Sign if We know the Way, Harwood House, Leeds, UK

Arcadia/Litter, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK


Public Collections

Arts Council Collection, London, UK

Government Art Collection, London, UK

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK

Modern Forms, London, UK

Manchester Art Gallery, UK 

Harewood House, Leeds, UK

Locus Plus Archive, Newcastle, UK

St Bart’s Hospital, London, UK

Royal London Hospital, London, UK



2011 Winner, Northern Art Prize