DW Fitzpatrick

DW Fitzpatrick

DW Fitzpatrick (b. 1964; Long Island, New York) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Fitzpatrick has presented solo exhibitions at Gordon Robichaux, New York (2018); Light House Works, Fisher's Island, New York (2015); Art in General, New York (2014); KNOWMOREGAMES, Brooklyn, New York (2013); Tokyo Institute of Technology Tech, Japan (2012); Museum 52, New York (2010); and Bellwether Gallery, New York (2007).

Their work has been included in group exhibitions at Higher Pictures, New York; Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles; KNOWMOREGAMES, Brooklyn, New York; Public Fiction, Los Angeles; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas; M + B, Los Angeles; American Contemporary, New York; Art In General, New York; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE); Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco; Cohan and Leslie, New York; Brent Sikkema, New York; and the Yale University School of Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.

Fitzpatrick’s work has been reviewed in Artforum, The New York Times, and The New Yorker, and is featured in Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation (Phaidon Press, 2014). They are currently a faculty member at Bard College and have previously taught at Yale Sculpture (2001–2011), The Cooper Union, and ICP/Bard.


British Airways

Found cutlery and plastiline

9 x 3 x 3 inches


Clock Unwound

Unique Polaroid photograph (from a series of 3)

5.75 x 4.75 inches


Acorn falls from tree

Mixed media collage on paper

11 x 14 inches



Found safety glass, silicone, wood, drywall, clamp light and 100-watt incandescent bulb

20 x 19 x 0.25 inches


That Might Be a Wisecrack, But I Doubt It, (Maquette)

Paper maché, sand and found steel needle

8 x 4 x 3 inches


Unfaithfully Yours

Fiber glass, cast metal key and cast metal lamp

40 x 54 x 13 inches


Cows, Bees and Blacksmiths

Beeswax and found iron

9 x 4 x 3 inches


It’s Easier for a Rope—Or Was It a Camel?

Archival pigment print mounted on Sintra

53 x 40 inches



Mixed media collage on paper

12 x 12 inches


Health and Wealth in 5 Parts

Found objects, clamp lights, 100-watt incandescent bulbs

64 x 96 x 16 inches



Origin Story

Peter Acheson, Florence Derive, John Finneran, DW Fitzpatrick, Pippa Garner, Ava Woo Kaufman, Reverend Joyce McDonald, Miguel "Mikie" Perez, Richard Porter

July 7–Aug. 11, 2023

A Page From My Intimate Journal (Part II) —

Wilder Alison, Leilah Babirye, Matt Connors, Jenni Crain, Stephanie Crawford, Florence Derive, DW Fitzpatrick, Gillian Garcia, Daniel Marcellus Givens, Janice Guy, Otis Houston Jr., Miles Huston, KIOSK, Marco ter Haar Romeny, Clifford Prince King, Elisabeth Kley, Wayne Koestenbaum, Siobhan Liddell, Rosemary Mayer, McDermott & McGough, Reverend Joyce McDonald, Matt Paweski, Signe Olson, Sanou Oumar, Kerry Schuss, Dean Spunt, Tabboo!, Ken Tisa, Boris Torres, Frederick Weston

Mar. 1–Apr. 19, 2020

DW Fitzpatrick

3 Dollar Bill

Apr. 29–June 17, 2018


Paris Internationale: Florence Derive, DW Fitzpatrick, McDermott & McGough, Sanou Oumar, Tabboo!, Frederick Weston

Oct. 16–Oct. 19, 2019

Summer Viewing Room

July 15–Aug. 12, 2019


June 3, 2018

NADA Miami: Leilah Babirye, DW Fitzpatrick

Dec. 7–Dec. 10, 2017

Let Go Or Be Dragged

Mar. 2–Mar. 5, 2017


DW Fitzpatrick, XXVI 'Alles Gutte’


Roman Nvmerals, Vol. XXVI


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