Michael Fitzharris was born in Limerick in 1952. He studied at the Limerick School of Art and graduated in 1973. He then undertook post-graduate studies at the Hochschule für Bilden Kunst in Berlin from 1973 until 1976. On his return to Ireland he taught art in both Kerry and Dublin but now paints full time. He now lives and works in Dublin and in Marbella, Spain.
Mike has also represented Ireland in exhibitions in Canada, France, Slovenia, Wales, Belgium, Northern Ireland and England. He has received many national awards and grants, including the Taylor De Vere Award at the RHA in 1990, the Arts Council Award in 1996, Eigse’s Open Exhibition Award in 1997/2003, Royal Ulster Academy Award in 1999. His work can be found in many national c... read more