Barry Fitzgerald is a multi-disciplinary illustrator, artist and visual communicator who loves the challenge of making images that engage intellectually, emotionally, and aesthetically. He enjoys problem solving and collaborating with others. Barry worked as a graphic designer in Washington, DC, before pursuing an MFA in illustration at SUNY Buffalo, where he studied under Hall of Fame illustrator, Alan E. Cober. After graduation, he worked at the Detroit News as a staff artist, where he was able to combine his love of design, illustration, and visual communication. Currently, Fitzgerald is a Professor of Illustration at the University of Kansas, and has been teaching there since 1993.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website