Full time North Avoca sculptor, John Fitzmaurice, has a background in building and design. He works in a variety of materials, with stainless steel being his favoured medium.
His works are inspired by natural forms and everyday objects which are transformed with abstraction and humour. John works exclusively on every stage of his creations, with durability and high quality finishes defining each piece.
His numerous group exhibitions include: Sculpture by the Sea (Bondi) – 2011 :: Swell Sculpture Festival (Qld) -2011, 12, 13(Peer award 2012) :: Harbour Sculpture- 2013, 14, 15, 16, 17 :: Montalto Wineries 2018,19 :: Western Sydney Uni Sculpture Award 2018,21 :: North Sydney Art Prize 2015, 2019 :: Wollongong Sculpture in the Garden Acquisition 2021 :: Sculptures @ Bayside 2019, 20 :: Sculpture in the Gardens (Mudgee) 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 1016 :: Sculpture in the Vineyards Wollombi 2021, 2020 :: Sculpture @ Shaw Wines 2022 Sculpture @ Bermagui 2022
His works are represented in public, corporate, and private collections.
PUBLIC ART COMMISSONS:
2021 Western Sydney Uni (Dragging the Chain)
2021 Mudgee Regional Art Gallery (Encounter)
2021 Private Collection – Palm Beach (Make a Wish)
2019 Batemans Bay Business and Tourism Chamber on the Batemans waterfront
– Large contemporary Stainless steel work (Portal)
2019 DalCorp Pty Limited – Soldiers Point Sculpture Park
– Large Contemporary Stainless Steel Work (Loop de Loop)
2018 Platino Developments – Chatswood Place – Chatswood
Large Contemporary Stainless Steel /Water feature (Ebb and Flow)
2015 Shortlisted – Hunters Hill Village Public Art
His works are represented in several private collections, and also commissioned privately.
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