Jesus of Western Avenue

Cock Robin by Tony Fitzpatrick
2014. Collection of Rick Stonehan


Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

at Cleve Carney Museum of Art in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA
16 October 2021-31 January 2022

“Jesus of Western Avenue” is the final museum exhibition by world-renowned multimedia artist and celebrated Chicago resident Tony Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick has work in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami and has also created album art for music icons including Lou Reed, Steve Earle and The Neville Brothers. Fitzpatrick is best known for his multimedia collages, printmaking, paintings and drawings.

The exhibition coincides with the release of Fitzpatrick’s book, Jesus of Western Avenue, and features more than ninety mixed media works, many of them new. These graphically rich and inventive works deliver messages and stories that reflect on the artist’s connection to Chicago, nature, his social and political concerns, and our shared changing reality.

“Jesus of Western Avenue” installation view. Courtesy of Cleve Carney Museum of Art.

(text adapted from the museum’s press materials)


Cleve Carney Museum of Art
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Boulevard (park in Fawell A)
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137 USA
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