Jeremy Beadle Mike Fitzpatrick, from the Limerick School of Art and Design, will take over as CEO and Artistic Director for the Limerick City of Culture.
What’s he ever done?
Director/Curator of Limerick City Gallery of Art from 2000-2009 curating over eighty exhibitions including Simon Starling, Lindsay Seers, John Shinnors, Clare Langan, Connolly Cleary, Sean Lynch, Amanda Coogan, Tom Molloy, retrospectives by Walter Verling and Jack Donovan and a survey exhibition of 21st century Irish art. Ireland’s commissioner for the Venice Biennale 2007 curating the artist Gerard Byrne also for his exhibition at Lismore Castle in 2010. Curator of the Visual Art strand at the Kilkenny Arts Festival 2005 & 2006.
Chair #limerickcityofculture Pat Cox says Mike Fitzpatrick will serve as an interim chief for festival but not take up permanent position
— RTÉ News at One (@RTENewsAtOne) January 7, 2014
(Deirdre Power/Photocall Ireland)