Leo Fitzmaurice was born in Shropshire, England, in 1963 and now lives and works in Merseyside. He studied painting at Leicester Polytechnic, Liverpool Polytechnic, and an MA in Fine Art at . In 2004 Fitzmaurice was invited by the British Council to take part in the Artist Links residency at Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China. Since then he has shown work at numerous galleries including: Seventeen Gallery, London; Tanya Leighton Galley, Berlin; and Dodge NY. Solo shows have be held at New Art Gallery Walsall; Firstsite, Colchester. Last year he made a new work Litter for Frieze Sculpture Park, London which is now installed at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Most recently he has been involved in the group show Reader at Gether Contemporary in Copenhagen and a solo show OHvHO at The Sunday painter, London. Currently he is showing at Caustic Coastal in Manchester.
In 2012 Fitzmaurice was the recipient of the 5th Northern Art Prize.
Fitzmaurice’s work features in many collections including ; The Arts Council Collection of England, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Manchester Art Gallery, The Royal London Hospital, Locus+ Archive, and numerous private collections.
Leo Fitzmaurice is represented by The Sunday Painter, London