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Eric Fitzpatrick

Roanoke, Virginia native Eric Fitzpatrick has been a professional artist for more than 40 years. He creates his art in a variety of media and his work encompasses a wide array of subject matter and style. In addition, he has the unusual ability to be able to paint with either his left or his right hand.

His works can be found in collections across the United States and in over 17 countries as well as the corporate collections of Nippon Steel, Hitachi, IBM, McDonalds and more. He has won numerous awards and was voted “Best Artist” for 25 years by readers of The Roanoker Magazine.

Produced in 2014, the Blue Ridge PBS documentary, Eric Fitzpatrick: I’m Painting My Life, takes a look at his work over the years and the process behind it.