John Fitzgerald (Artist-in-Residence at the Curragh) is informed, accomplished and prolific with works regularly coming up for sale.
2014 saw John’s work reach a huge audience when he had access all areas at The Cheltenham Festival.
In 2013 John was asked to be the Artist in Residence by the Curragh Racecourse, where he has his own studio / gallery which is open to the public on race days.
John has painted some of our top equine heroes as well as portraits of leading Jockeys such as A.P Mc Coy, Barry Geraghty and Davy Russell.
John originally studied Industrial Design in Letterkenny RTC & in University of Wales, Swansea. It was while in college that he developed a strong understanding of drawing & design and the different techniques used in completing a piece from initial concept sketches, observation and studying 3 dimensional form. In his mid thirties John went to study for a period in NCAD where he further developed his Style.