Ali Fitzgerald / Bio & CV

Born 1983, Oakland, CA.
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


M.F.A. Studio Art, University of Texas at

B.A. with Honors, Davidson College, NC

Skowhegan School of Painting and
Sculpture, ME

Centro de Lenguas Modernas, University of
Granada, Spain

Solo Exhibitions

Swan School: The Matriculation, Art
Palace, Austin, TX

Who Killed Chuck Tracy? The Bungalow
Project, San Antonio, TX

On Virgin Land, Art Palace, Austin, TX

Selective Sinning, Jacob Lawrence Studio,
Skowhegan, ME

Selected Group Exhibitions

There Goes My Hero, (curated by Erin-Riley
Lopez, associate curator, Bronx Museum),
The Center For Book Arts, NYC

The Scene, KUB Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Berliner Liste, with Extraraum, Berlin,

Palace Does Dallas, Road Agent Gallery,
Dallas, TX

20 To Watch, Austin Museum of Art, Austin,
TX, exhibition travels to Diverseworks,
The Grace Museum, and Blue Star
Contemporary Art Center.

Aqua Art Fair, Art Palace, Miami Beach, FL

Y Que?, Landmark Arts at Texas Tech,
Lubbock, TX (curated by Harmony Hammond)

Luck of the Draw, Diverseworks, Houston,

Me Odio y Quiero Comprar, Object Not
Found, Mexico City, Mexico

Sirens’ Song, Arthouse at the Jones
Center, Austin, Texas (curated by Kelly
Baum); exhibition travels to El Paso
Museum of Art and Galveston Art Center

Artists and Cowboys Should Be Friends, Ft.
Worth, TX, University of North Texas

Affair at the Jupiter,(Art Palace)Jupiter
Hotel,Portland, OR

FAIR, Art Palace, Austin, TX

Factory Ball Auction, hosted by Glasstire,
Houston TX

The Christening (with Cruz Ortiz, curated
by Risa Puleo assistant curator of
Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum),
The Donkey Show,Austin, TX

Grid, Creative Research Laboratory,
Austin, TX

New Texas Painting, Diverseworks, Houston,

Casket Factory 05’, Southside on Lamar,
Art Palace, Dallas, TX

No Place Like Home, Gallery 3, Austin, TX

Affair at the Jupiter, Jupiter Hotel,
Portland, OR

Fever, Creative Research Laboratory,
Austin, TX

5 x 7, Arthouse, Austin, TX; travels to
Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

ID, part of Refraction Arts Project, The
Blue Theater, Austin, TX

Texas Biennial, Gallery Lombardi, Austin,

Expo 2005, juried by Beth Taylor, 500x
Gallery, Dallas, TX

Beauty Box Drawing Project, Project Row
Houses, Houston, TX

Davidson College Annual Juried Art Show,
Van Every Gallery, Davidson College, NC


Fielder, Garland, “Ali Fitzgerald at Art Palace,” Glasstire: Texas Visual Art Online, May 2008
Lee, Sasha, “Miami Art Fair Report: The Aqua Hotel,” Beautiful/Decay, December 2007 (image pictured)
Dee Mitchell, Charles, “Art By Southwest,” Art in America, December 2007 (image pictured)
Baum, Kelly, ed., The Sirens’ Song (DVD catalogue), Austin: Arthouse at the Jones Center,
Baum, Kelly, “The Sirens’ Song” (exhibition brochure), Austin: Arthouse at the Jones
Center, 2007.
Amanda Douberley, “The Sirens’ Song”, Glasstire: Texas Visual Art Online, February, 2007.
Puleo, Risa, “Selections from the Headless Traveling Trench coat,” Artlies! (Winter, 2007)
Matalon, Mary Katherine, “The Siren’s Song,” might be good…February 9th 2007
Horyn, Cathy, “Lone-Star Style,” The New York Times, August 27th, 2006
Wolff, Elaine, “The CAM Cup is Still Half-Full,” San Antonio Current, July 16th, 2006
Faires, Robert, “Cream of the Crop,” Austin Chronicle, May 22, 2006
Moore, Nikki, “Christening: Ali Fitzgerald and Cruz Ortiz,” Austin Chronicle, May 22, 2006
Mueller, Kurt Dominick, “Ali Fitzgerald and Cruz Ortiz: Christening,” Artlies!, issue 50
Weaver, Cherie, “Interior Carnivals of Exterior Shame: The Voyeur’s Lament,” Cantanker,
May 20, 2006
Koper, Rachel, “Grid,” Austin Chronicle, Feb. 10th 2006
Koper, Rachel, “Top 10 Art Installations of 2005,” Austin Chronicle, Jan. 6th 2006
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire, “Wild West Show Meets Pop Culture,” Austin American Statesman,
Dec.8th, 2005
Klaasmeyer, Kelly , “Grab Bag,” Houston Press, December 15, 2005
French, Christopher, “Painting Roundup,” Glasstire: Texas Visual Art Online, January, 2005
“Go E.A.S.T. Young Man: On Virgin Land at Art Palace and The 2005 East Austin Studio Tour,”…might be good 58, Dec. 2, 2005
Koper, Rachel, “E.A.S.T. Now With More!” Austin Chronicle, Nov.18th, 2005
Rybolt, Jen, “Art Palace at the Affair,” Portland Art News, 2005
Compton, J.R., “Texas Biennial,” Glasstire: Texas Visual Art Online, 2005
“No Place Like Home: 2 Views on Gallery 3’s First Show,”…might be good 53, Sept. 9th, 2005
“They’ll Give You Fever at CRL,” …might be good 49, July 22, 2005.
Cohen, Rebecca S., “Texas Biennial 2005,” Artlies! issue 46
Beach, Alaina, “Selective Sinning,” Direct Art Magazine V.11, Apr. 13, 2005

Awards and Honors

Best Artist of the Year Nominee, Austin
Critics Table
Artpace Residency Shortlist
Nominated for Joan Mitchell Award for
Painting and Sculpture
Nominated for Dedalus Foundation award
Best Female Artist of the Year Nominee,
Austin Critics Table
Michael Frary Endowed Scholarship in
Painting, University of Texas at Austin
Robert Levers Endowed Graduate Scholarship
in Studio Art, University of Texas at
Drawing Center Viewing Program and slide
registry, New York, NY

Second Prize, Annual International Direct
Art Magazine competition
Awarded fellowship to attend the Skowhegan
School of Painting and Sculpture
John Guerrin Centennial Endowed
Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin

Best of Show, Davidson College Annual
Juried Art Show, Davidson, NC
Bayles Travel Grant, Davidson College, NC