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DarkThrone. Black Heart Metal, Ulster Loyalists and The Battle of Moira 1980.

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THE BATTLE OF MOIRA. 1980 This is a painting of mine from 1980 titled ‘The Battle of Moira’ was commissioned by my friend Ian Adamson for the cover of his book of the same name and later I added to this series by producing a painting of the Setanta, CúChulainn, the Hound of Ulster, the greatest warrior in Early Irish …

MOSTLY WOMEN. Works in Progress.2013

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  MOSTLY WOMEN. Mostly Women. Works in Progress. Secret stuff. Please note: No images in this section to be reproduced in any shape or form without the written permission of Jim FitzPatrick. I am a working artist and I paint or draw every day as I have all my life. Almost all the work I produce is drawn from the …

SINÉAD O’CONNOR. WORK AND OTHER DIVERSIONS.

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SINÉAD O’CONNOR.   I did a lot of work with one of my own heroes, controversial Irish singer/songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, in the early part of this new millennium. Now it is time to put these works in context and show them -and some of the photographs, sketches and drawings that were produced for the various projects with Sinéad. The most …

JIM FITZPATRICK. EARLY ARTWORK.

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When I was young I spent a whole lot of time drawing series after series of works and developed a style of drawing and painting that suited me. I have never before published any of them but they are all carefully stored; while some of the paintings have been lost, all the drawings survive and I will publish them as …

AN OCCASIONAL DIARY.

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Charity gig last night for SelfHelpAfrica in the restored Smock Alley Theatre.  Tosca, my favourite Dublin Restarant run by Norman Hewson, brother of Bono, opened as a pop-up shop for one night only and we raised a load of money for the charity. My own Thin Lizzy Black Rose print sold for €1,100 which was cool for the charity; I …

JIM FITZPATRICK. THE ARTIST. CV 2012.

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NEW EXHIBITIONS: NOVEMBER 2012. THE SWEET SHOP GALLERY. WEXFORD. OPENING EXHIBITION.   OTHER STUFF: THE TOM DUNNE SHOW. NEWSTALK FM. September 2012 SURF’S UP. THE TOM DUNNE SHOW. NEWSTALK FM. October 2012.     JIM FITZPATRICK. THE ARTIST. CV.2012   (WORK IN PROGRESS).   ‘Creator of ‘The ultimate graphic in the history of art’. –Aleksandra Mir.   ‘We may never …

JIM FITZPATRICK. LIZZY DAYS. A MEMOIR. 2012. Part 1

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  JIM FITZPATRICK. LIZZY DAYS: A WORK IN PROGRESS. 2012.  PROLOGUE. Jim FitzPatrick: ‘ANYONE HERE SEEN MY OLD FRIEND PHILIP ?’  2003.    ‘This pen and ink drawing was for an ongoing series of works I use as a form of therapy –a kind of visual diary of my feelings from time to time. Philip was a great friend to …