About Colleen

Self Portrait: West of Ireland, Co. Mayo Artist, Colleen Fitzpatrick - focusing on human behaviour especially through body language

Colleen Fitzpatrick

Colleen Fitzpatrick is a visual artist working in the West of Ireland. Colleen holds a BA in Fine Art from the GMIT, Castlebar, a PhD in the Philosophy of Art & Culture from NUI Galway and an MA in Psychology from University College Dublin. Colleen's doctoral research focused on the intrinsic significance of painting from a phenomenological viewpoint; specifically the relationship between aesthetics and mindfulness revealed through the intervention of painting: art expands our being by bringing focus in much the same way that mindfulness meditation does. Colleen is also a qualified yoga instructor.

Instagram: @colleenfitzpatrick40

Contact Colleen for exhibition enquiries, commission requests or potential collaborative projects.