Leo Fitzmaurice was born in Shropshire, England, in 1963. He has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally. In 2004 Fitzmaurice was invited by the British Council to take part in the Artist Links residency at Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China. Since then he has shown work at numerous galleries including: Bischoff Weiss; Seventeen Gallery; Tanya Leighton Galley, Berlin; and Dodge NY. Solo projects have been hosted by: Rogoland Kunstsenter, Norway; Grundy Gallery, Blackpool; New Art Gallery Walsall; Firstsite, Colchester. In 2012 Fitzmaurice was the recipient of the 5th Northern Art Prize. Fitzmaurice's work in; The Arts Council Collection of England, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Manchester Art Gallery, The Royal London Hospital, Locus+ Archive, and numerous private collections.