Colleen Fitzgerald is a New England based visual artist. Her work engenders new approaches to conventional subjects in art by utilizing the materials and tools of photography in non-traditional ways. ArtsWorcester of Massachusetts selected her as the recipient of the 2018 Present Tense Prize for artistic risk-taking, new practices, and excellence in execution in art, and she was named 3rd place in the 2018 PhotoNOLA Review Prize. She was chosen as the 2016/17 Artist in Residence at the Noble and Greenough School and a visual arts resident at the Vermont Studio Center and Virginia Center for Creative Arts.
Colleen earned a Master of Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College. She has served as a faculty member at the University of Maryland University College, Endicott College, Eastern Connecticut State University, Memphis College of Art, Parsons School of Design TA, and taught in the UK, Spain, and Italy.