____________28.02.17 Jason Fitzgerald at Museum of Brisbane
Jason Fitzgerald features in an upcoming exhibition, Scenes of our city, at the Museum of Brisbane.
The exhibition includes works from the Museum of Brisbane Collection and Gadens Brisbane Collection. Scenes of our city presents urban scenes inspired by Brisbane’s architectural history and reveals the emergence of Brisbane as a confident new world city.
Image credit: Jason Fitzgerald Paved with gold 2010 timber and acrylic paint 100.0 x 100.0 cm
____________03.03.16 Jason Fitzgerald in The Alice Prize 2016
Jason Fitzgerald has been selected as a finalist in The 39th Alice Prize 2016 for his timber sculpture, Figment 2016.
The biennial art prize is supported by the Alice Springs Art Foundation with the exhibition held at Araluen Arts Centre. The prize exhibits art across all mediums and styles with one overall winner selected. In 2016 the judge is Chris Saines CNCM, Director, QAGOMA.
The exhibition will run from 15 April – 13 June 2016.
Image credit: Jason Fitzgerald Figment 2016 timber, rust and acrylic paint 18.5 x 75.0 x 28 cm
____________11.12.15 Day Eleven: Twelve Days of Christmas 2015
Jason Fitzgerald Sunrise 2015 timber, acrylic paint, rust paint and metal brackets 30.0 x 29.0 x 12.0 cm SOLD
Jason Fitzgerald is a contemporary sculptor producing assemblages comprised of wood and found materials. He expertly shapes and molds to create wonderfully hand-crafted forms that breathe new life into otherwise discarded materials.
Jason often draws from his everyday experiences in creating his works and has been a keen fisherman of the Moreton Bay area for many years now. His work Sunrise 2015 is inspired by his recent trips:
“My favourite time to go fishing is early morning, targeting the larger fish as they come into the shallow water to feed. Not only is it a great time to fish, but experiencing the Bay come alive with the dawn of a new day is something special.”
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____________21.07.15 Jason Fitzgerald in The Weekend Australian
Jason Fitzgerald features in The Weekend Australian in an article by Rosanne Barrett discussing his commission for new Brisbane development, The Newstead Series.
Jason is creating a unique large scale woodwork installation for the foyers of the new apartment buildings.
Image credit: Jason Fitzgerald Mainframe 2014 timber and acrylic paint 66.0 x 123.0 x 5.0 cm
____________05.06.15 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Prize
Jason Fitzgerald is a finalist in the 2015 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Prize.
His featured work, Anonymous Detritus, continues his exploration into the repetition of patterns and highlights his unique approach to producing sculpture.
The exhibition is open from 9 June until 10 July at the Deakin University Art Gallery in Melbourne.
Image credit: Jason Fitzgerald Anonymous Detritus 2015 timber and acrylic paint 26.0 x 30.0 x 18.0 cm
____________05.02.15 Jason Fitzgerald at Caboolture Regional Art Gallery
Jason Fitzgerald has been curated into Construct: Celebrating Queensland Sculpture at the Caboolture Regional Art Gallery. The exhibition features eleven Queensland-based artists that represent the scope and depth of contemporary sculpture across the state.
Construct: Celebrating Queensland Sculpture runs from 7 February until 11 April 2015.
____________11.10.14 15 Artists - Redcliff City Art Gallery
Jason Fitzgerald has this year been included in the 15 Artists exhibition at the Redcliff City Art Gallery. The exhibition opens on 23 October and is current until 6 December. Jason will exhibit alongside Monica Rohan.
Work in progress
Kaleidoscope, 2013, timber and acrylic paint, 106.0 x 46.0 x 37.0 cm
“My process reflects an evolution. Through using scarred and broken wood forms which mirror the psychological regeneration of steel, I allow my pieces to reveal their true form in the same way an archaeologist pieces together fragments of a discarded past.”
Reflective of past discoveries, yet unique in its form, Kaleidoscope speaks about the inter-relationships between animate and inanimate forms, movements and materials.
____________29.12.11 Jason Fitzgerald in Vogue Living
Artist Jason Fitzgerald is featured in the November/December 2011 issue of Vogue Living. In the article, Jason speaks about the inspiration for his sculptural assemblages which are made from a ranged of recycled wooden materials.
Please click here to view the article.