Hubert J. FitzGerald
this bio is taken from AskArt.com: Hubert FitzGerald was born on June 20, 1923 in Jeanette, Pennsylvania. FitzGerald began his formal art training at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh until his schooling was interrupted by service with the Army OSS in World War II. Following the war, FitzGerald returned to Carnegie Mellon and received a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting and design.
FitzGerald began his professional career as a creative designer for Alcoa in Pittsburgh. In 1950, he moved to Lancaster, Pa. where he worked for Armstrong World Industries as an advertising designer. In the 1960s, he transferred to Armstrong's Product Styling and Design section where he served in creative and managerial positions until retirement.
In his art FitzGerald uses a broad spectrum of mediums, subjects and styles from realistic graphite drawings to woodcuts to abstract oil paintings. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and he has received numerous awards and recognitions. He is a current member of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh and the Echo Valley Art Group of Lancaster.