Mandy Fitzgerald is an abstract & figurative painter, living and working in Richmond, Virginia. Fitzgerald graduated Magna Cum Laude from VCUarts in 2012 with a BFA from the Painting and Printmaking department & a minor in Art history. In 2015 she was named the “Visual Artist of the Year” for Richmond, VA by RAW: natural born artists. Recipient of the Undergraduate Student Art Grant in 2010 and the Lilian & Nathan Rals Scholarship in 2012, her work has been displayed in public and private collections along the East Coast, including Artist Image Resource in Pittsburgh, PA and SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery in New York. Recently her work and has been featured in the Washington Post as well as Richmond Magazine. She is the founder of the “Artists to Know” online series which features her interviews with a different artist/entrepreneur each month; sharing the stories of how they’ve made their unique careers successful ones. She is currently a sponsored writer for DecoArt: Manufacturer of Americana acrylic paint.