Patte Loper

EDUCATION
1997  MFA, painting, San Francisco Art Institute
1990  BS, Graphic Design, Florida State University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
“Seeking Higher Ground,” Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
“From There to Here,” Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014
“Your Margins, Your Rivers, Your Diminuative Villages," Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY (catalog)
2013
“How to Stay Alive in the Woods,” Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011
“Still Point of a Returning World,” Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010
“The Sky is Burning, The Sea Aflame,” Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY
“Empire,” The Flat-Massimo Carasi Gallery, Milan, Italy
2009
“For a Thousand Summers,” Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA
2008
“A Particular Brightness in the Sky,” Platform Gallery, Seattle
2007
“A New Way North,” Lyons Wier Ortt Contemporary, New York, NY
2006
“Let Our Beauty Easy Your Grief,” Platform Gallery, Seattle
2005
“Everything Beautiful is Far Away,” Lyons Wier Ortt Contemporary, New York, NY
2002
“Octet,” Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
“Monster,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2001
“Monster,” 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA
2000
“The Treachery of Alice Grymeston,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1998
“Terra Incognita,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1997
San Francisco Art Institute MFA Exhibition, Fort Mason Herbst Pavillion, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
"
Name It by Trying to Name It," The Drawing Center, New York, NY
"Narrative Axis," Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
"Art AIDS America," Tacoma Art Museum and traveling to the the Bronx Museum (curated by Rock Huschka, chief curator and curator of contemporary and Northwest art at Tacoma Art Museum and Dr. Jonathan Katz, director of the Visual Studies Doctoral Program at the University at Buffalo SUNY) (catalog)
2014
Open Sessions 2, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
"Exchange Rates/Bushwick Expo," Installation in collaboration with Frances Disley, Schema Projects (in conjunction with Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA and Paper Gallery,  Manchester, UK), Brooklyn, NY
The Great Poor Farm Experiment VI, The Poor Farm, Manawa, WI (curated by Brad Killiam and Michelle Grabner) 
"Testing Ten Artists," Licini Museum, Ascoli Piceno, Italy (curated by Christian Caliandro)
"DeStilled Lives," Spaces, Cleveland, OH (curated by Kristen Rogers)
2013
"
La Cura della Sguardo/the Care of the Gaze," project Dolomiti Contemporanee Cortinad'Ampezzo at the Palaentologica lMuseum, Cortina, Italy
"Archipelago," Wesbeth Gallery (curated by Kaegan Sparks) New York, NY
2012  
"
Elles: Platform," Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA, in conjunction with "Elles, Women Artists from the Pompidou," Seattle Art Museum
”Forms in Flux,” Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
2011
”24/7,” Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY
2010
“The World is Not Enough,” online exhibition curated by Carl J. Ferrero
“The Secret Language of Animals,” Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2009
“The There,” Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
“Collectiva,” The Flat-Massimo Carasi Gallery, Milan, Italy
2008
“Editioned,” Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007
“Bilingual, Art at the Intersection of Painting and Video,” Columbia College, Chicago, IL
“A House is not a Home,” Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
“Meconio,” GASP Gallery, Boston, MA
“Farewell 511,” Lyons Wier Ortt Contemporary, New York, NY
“Feminism ain’t An Aesthetic,” College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
“Tres Personi: Patte Loper,” The Flat, Massimo Carasi Milan, Italy
“Salon Nouveau,” Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna, Austria
“Infrequently Asked Questions,” ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
2006
“Pixel Dolls, Meat-Space and Everything All At Once,” Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
“The Social History of Objects,” TripleCandie, New York, NY
“Word–Launguage in Contemporary Art,” Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
“Portfolio One,” Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
“New American Paintings,” Exhibition in Print, Northeast Edition, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2005
“Partners,” Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
”Bilingual: A Screening of Film and Video Projects that Exist Within the Framework of Painting and Drawing,” The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
“5 Painters” Platform Gallery, Seattle
“Four-color Pen Show,” Van Harrison Gallery, Chicago
2004
“Four-color Pen Show,” Locust Projects, The General Store, Milwaukee
“Pseudononymous,” 1506 Projects, Seattle
“Portfolio One,” Platform Gallery, Seattle
“Selections,” Lyons Wier Gallery, New York
“Northwest Biennial: Building Wise,” Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
“Contemporary Perspectives,” Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Sonoma, CA
2003
Project Wall, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York
“They Shoot Painters, Don’t They?,” Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
11 Faculty, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington Univ., Ellensburg, WA
2002
“Now in Residence,” Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe
Group Show, OSP Gallery, Open Studios Press, Boston
Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
2001
“Operating Systems, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Arts, Seattle
“Jewelry as an Object of Installation,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
Art Department Faculty Show, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
2000
“Perches in the Soul,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
“From the Back Room,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1998
“Over Easy, Savoring the Feminine,” Gallery 1078, Chico, CA
“A Spoon Full of Sugar,” Southern Exposure, San Francisco
“Figuring the Decorative—The Body Meets Pattern and Decoration,” Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Small Works – The Sequel,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
“Shrink,” Southern Exposure, San Francisco
1997
”Mirror, Mirror – Current Reflections on Self Portraiture”, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
SF Station/SF Gallery Web Page, On-Line Exhibition, www.sfstation.com
“Naturaleza Muerta: Dead Nature,” Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Small Works,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1996
San Francisco Art Institute Spring Show, Walter McBean Gallery, San Francisco, CA
NAACP Emerging Artists Show, Center for the Arts at Yuerba Buena Gerdens, San Francisco, CA