Leo Fitzmaurice

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Leo Fitzmaurice completed a residency with Standpoint in 2011. He has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally. In 2012, Leo was the recipient of the 5th Northern Art Prize.

Leo Fitzmaurice lives in Wirral, in North West England.

How do you see the differences in spaces (commercial or public), in which you have exhibited work?

I have initiated projects with other artists (recently Raul Rooney) and I have also been invited to develop shows in public spaces. I do not see public spaces as particularly different to commercial ones – or rather I see every organisation as different regardless of these labels. Every organisation has specific things it wants to achieve – I think it is important to work out what these things are and think about whether they correlate with ones aims as an artist.


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