Redding, b.1970

Patrick Wilson

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Patrick Wilson received his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Davis in 1993 and his Masters of Fine Art degree at Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, CA in 1995.

He has had numerous solo exhibitions, including Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “Evolving Geometries: Line, Form, and Color,” Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; “Steak Night,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “Patrick Wilson: Pull,” University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA; “Slow Motion Action Painting,” Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA; and “Slow Food,” Curator’s Office, Washington, D.C.

Recent group exhibitions include "Michael Reafsnyder & Patrick Wilson", Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection,” Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach,...

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Biography

Patrick Wilson received his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Davis in 1993 and his Masters of Fine Art degree at Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, CA in 1995.

He has had numerous solo exhibitions, including Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “Evolving Geometries: Line, Form, and Color,” Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; “Steak Night,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “Patrick Wilson: Pull,” University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA; “Slow Motion Action Painting,” Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA; and “Slow Food,” Curator’s Office, Washington, D.C.

Recent group exhibitions include "Michael Reafsnyder & Patrick Wilson", Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection,” Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; “On the Road: American Abstraction,” David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI; “Geometrix: Line, Form, Subversion,” Curator’s Office, Washington, D.C.; “NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today.” Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; “California Visual Music – Three Generations of Abstraction,” Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA; “Local Color,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; 2010 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; “Keeping it Straight: Right Angles and Hard Edges in Contemporary Southern California,” Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA; and “Gyroscope,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.

His work is included in many public and private collections including the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; and the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.

Wilson currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Artworks

5

Ghost Story, 2018

RELATED CATEGORIES

Abstract Painting / Acrylic Painting / Color Field Abstract / Flatness / Geometric Abstraction / Geometric Expression / Geometry / Los Angeles / Painting / Rhythm of Colors / Rich Density

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 1995

    MFA, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

  • 1993

    BA, University of California, Davis, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY (upcoming)

  • 2018

    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2017

    Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Michael Reafsnyder & Patrick Wilson, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • Belief in Giants, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2017

    Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

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Education

  • 1995

    MFA, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

  • 1993

    BA, University of California, Davis, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY (upcoming)

  • 2018

    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2017

    Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

  • 2015

    Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

  • 2014

    Evolving Geometries: Line, Form, and Color, Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

  • Steak Night, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2012

    Patrick Wilson: Pull, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

  • Slow Motion Action Painting, Marx & Zavaterro, San Francisco, CA

  • Color Space, Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

  • 2011

    Good Barbeque, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2010

    The View From My Deck, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA

  • 2009

    Slow Food, Curator’s Office, Washington, DC

  • Always For Pleasure, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2008

    Considering Truth and Beauty, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA

  • Selections from the Suite for Mount Washington: New Works on Paper, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2007

    Some Things I Like, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH

  • 2006

    The Chandler Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

  • Hothouse Flowers, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH

  • 2005

    The Course of Empire, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • Two-Fold: Patrick Wilson - Richard Wilson, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, Curated by David Pagel

  • Patrick Wilson: West, Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

  • 2004

    New Paintings, Brian Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • Oil Fields, with Stefanie Schneider, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2003

    1:00pm, Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

  • 2002

    L.A., Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

  • 2001

    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2000

    Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY

  • Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Michael Reafsnyder & Patrick Wilson, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • Belief in Giants, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2017

    Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

  • On the Road: American Abstraction, David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI

  • 2016

    Geometrix: Line, Form, Subversion, Curator’s Office, Washington, D.C.

  • 2014

    NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

  • 2013

    California Visual Music – Three Generations of Abstraction, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA, co-curated by Marcus Herse and David Michael Lee

  • 2012

    Local Color, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

  • 2011

    Sea Change: The 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Marx & Zavaterro, San Francisco, CA

  • 2010

    California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, curated by Sarah Bancroft

  • Inaugural Group Exhibition, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • Summer Selections, Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

  • Tomorrow’s Legacies: Gifts Celebrating the Next 125 Years, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  • Abstractive Measures, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2009

    Broodwork, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

  • Electric M ud, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX, curated by David Pagel

  • Summer ‘09, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH

  • 2008

    iCandy: Current Abstraction in Southern California, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA

  • Swim, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH

  • 2007

    Keeping it Straight: Right Angles and Hard Edges in Contemporary Southern California Art, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, curated by Peter Frank

  • Liquid Light, DBA 256 Gallery, Pomona, CA

  • 2006

    Claremont Connections: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

  • Abstraction, Mulry Fine Art, West Palm Beach, FL

  • 2005

    Into the Light, Scape Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA

  • Fabulous, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH

  • Gyroscope, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

  • 2004

    New, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • A War Like People, Shade Projects, Scottsdale, AZ, curated by Laura Taubman

  • Tremelo, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH, curated by Dion Johnson

  • 2003

    Place, Harris Art Gallery at the University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

  • Unstable, Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

  • 2002

    Chromophilia, Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

  • 2001

    Heat, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

  • New Work: LA Painting, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • The Permanent Collection: 1970-2001, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

  • Monochrome / Monochrome?, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Lilly Wei

  • 2000

    Cool Painting 2000, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

  • Maximal / Minimal, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

  • 2000 Anos Luz, Instituto Oscar Dominguez, Teneriffe, Spain

Collections

  • Auchenbach Collection, Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, CA

  • Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

  • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  • Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

  • Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Chapman University, Orange, CA

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

  • Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

  • Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

  • Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

  • San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

  • University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

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