Frank Fitzgerald was born in 1969 in Chicago and raised in the suburbs north of the city where he currently resides with his family. He attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison where he received a B.S. in art in 1991. In 1994 he earned his MFA at Northwestern University where Frank studied and worked as a studio assistant for the Chicago Imagist painter Ed Paschke. Frank Fitzgerald has taught painting and design at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills. Mr. Fitzgerald has taught art for 25 years at Spaulding School in Gurnee, Illinois. In 2015 Mr. Fitzgerald was awarded the teacher of the year for Gurnee School District #56. His paintings have shown in the city of Chicago and throughout the Midwest.