John Fitzsimons is a painter and printmaker from Dublin, born in 1974. His work deals with an aspiration of balance and harmony within society and our destructive relationship with the earth.
He graduated from the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Design, Art and Technology (IADT) with an honours degree in fine art in 2000.
He was a member of the Graphic Studio Dublin from 1995 to 2008. He regularly showed work in the Graphic Studio Gallery as well as in various other galleries around Ireland.
Since 2006, John has been working for Stoney Road Press editioning art. Amongst the artists that he has had the privilege to work with and learn from at Stoney Road Press, John has been particularly influenced by Patrick Scott and Brian O’Doherty.
John also teaches a painting course with the VEC.
John’s work is in the collections of the Office of Public Works (OPW). The Contemporary Irish Art Society (CIAS). Dublin Castle. Deloitte, Ireland. The Georgian Society Dublin. The National Botanic Gardens. Ulster Bank. Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire. Ballynahinch Castle, Galway. Unither Pharmaceuticals, USA and many private collections.
2023 The Theft Of Time, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin
2020 Time and Space,Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin
2017 Projection, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin
2014 Recollections, The Octagonal Room, Dublin Assembly House (home to the Georgian Society), Dublin
2012 Pyramid, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin
2011 Conversion, Filmbase, Templebar, Dublin
Selected Group Exhibitions
2023 Decennium, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin
2022 INK Art Fair, Miami USA, with Stoney Road Press
2021 Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo
2019 RHA Annual Show, Dublin
2016 VUE National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA, Dublin
2015 Botanic Gardens, with Graphic Studio Dublin
2014 Reflections, Christmas/Winter show, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin
2014 Vue 2014, National Contemporary Art Fair at the RHA, Dublin
2014 Flaneries in Forests and Fields, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin
2013 AC3 The Timekeeper, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin
2013 A Natural Selection, Graphic Studio exhibition at Botanic Gardens, Dublin