About

Emma Fitzpatrick works as a visual artist and designer and lives in Leicester, UK. Her work draws influence from city architecture, landscape and people. Her streetscapes capture moments in time, acknowledging the intricate web of a city’s history which is influenced by the architecture, people, passing time and the environment.

She uses a variety of media including etching, lithography, ink, watercolour, charcoal and pastel. She has exhibited in the East Midlands, Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, RBSA Prize exhibition, Derby Print Open and more recently in the RHA in Dublin.

She is a member of Leicester Print Workshop, Leicester Society of Artists, Leicester Sketch Club, and founder of the Urban Sketchers Leicester group.

Related Experience  

2018       Invited Tutor: Urban Sketchers Summer School Riga 2018 Commissioned to produce prints for St Martins Lodge 2017      Urban Sketchers Leicester - Group founder/ co-organiser 2016      Leicester Sketch Club – President & Secretary 2015 & 2016  Leicester Sketch Club - Secretary, Prog & Exhibitions 2004 - present Concept Designer / Visualiser 1992 - 2003 Television Production Designer. RTE Ireland.

Education        

Certificate in Visual Education, Dúnlaoire College of Art &Design, Ireland (1986).

Diploma in Design & Visual Communication, Dúnlaoire College of Art & Design, Ireland (1987 -1990) SDI Student Design Award for Theater & Film.

 

Exhibitions

2019 Leicester Art Fair

2019 RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin

2019 Derby Print Open

2019 RBSA Prize Exhibition, Birmingham

2019 Leicester and East Midlands Open 

2018  Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester

2018  RBSA Print Prize Exhibition, Birmingham

2018 Cank S­treet Gallery, Leicester

2017 Jacksons Art Exhibition (online), 3rd place in People’s Choice

2016   Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester

2015 Leicestershire Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Leicestershire

2015   Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester

2014 The Big Little Winter Show, West End Gallery, Leicester   

2014 Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London 

2014 Open 14, Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering (Commendation) 

2014 Drawing Inspiration, Holocaust Memorial Event, QEII Centre, London (Prizewinner) 

2013 The Big Little Winter Show, West End Gallery, Leicester

2013 Paintings & Drawings, Exhibition with Robert Harris, Leicester

2013 Leicester Sketch Club, Leicester (Bryan Ward Prize)