Patrick FitzGerald

Associate Professor of Art + Design



Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bachelor of Art, Southern Methodist University


Patrick FitzGerald has a BA from Southern Methodist University and an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art.Prior to joining the faculty of the College of Design at NC State University, Professor Patrick FitzGerald served as an instructor, artist and manager at the Kodak Center for Creative Imaging in Camden, Maine.

His work has been exhibited across the United States and Japan. A lead professor in the Advanced Media Lab for the College of Design, FitzGerald’s research and teaching span the full range of multimedia production, from digital video to interactive 3D animation.

Professor FitzGerald has received national and international awards for his digital illustrations. In 1999, he received a North Carolina Fellowship for the Visual Arts. Recent projects and installations include the 2010 opening of the new NCMA gala (with AML), 2009 Zoom Raleigh (with AML in downtown Raleigh ), 2007 The Consumer Culture Garden (with EAT at NCMA), and GoMAP2.0 (interactive prototype for PDA).

Focus Area

Painting, animation


Art + Design, Faculty, New Media & Animation