Barry Fitzgerald

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Barry Fitzgerald is a multi-disciplinary illustrator, artist and visual communicator who loves the challenge of making images that engage intellectually, emotionally, and aesthetically. You can find this series five artist engaging on the Stranger Than Fiction cans with his ‘Night Light’ drawing (below).

 

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After a previous career as a graphic designer in Washington, DC, Fitzgerald earned an MFA in illustration at SUNY Buffalo where he studied under Hall of Fame illustrator Alan E. Cober. Upon graduation, he was hired by the Detroit News to work as a staff artist, where he was able to combine his love of graphic design, illustration, and visual communication. Currently, Fitzgerald is a Professor of Illustration at the University of Kansas. He has been teaching illustration, drawing, painting, and conceptual problem solving since 1993.

 

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Barry has received over 100 national and international awards for his work. His images have been in over 75 juried and invitational exhibitions, including shows in New York, Los Angeles, and London. His clients include AARP, Children’s Television Workshop, Boston Globe, Chicago Review Press, Ford, General Motors, Hormel Inc., Houge Winery, IBM, Los Angeles Times, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, National Public Radio, New York Times, Pepperidge Farm, PepsiCo, Playboy Jazz Festival, Sonic Drive Inn, Texas Monthly, Village Voice, Verizon, Washington Post, among others.

 

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See more of work here and here.
And check out his LinkedIn

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