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Patricia Zarate is a visual artist whose work has been exhibited in the United States and internationally in Croatia, Colombia, France, Germany, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, South Korea, and Thailand. She was awarded a fellowship at BAU Institute Artist Residency, Otranto, Italy in 2013 and she was the recipient of an Individual Artist Support Grant from the Queens Council on the Arts in 2004. Her work has been reviewed in ArtNexus, Art News, Newsday, and the Philadelphia Weekly.

In 2013, Patricia co-founded Key Projects an art space, devoted to creating dialogue and community with other artists through group exhibitions.

She received a Master of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York. Born in Cali, Colombia, she currently lives and works in New York City.

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solo / two-person exhibitions
2016
Five Corners, 57W57 Arts-Project Space, New York, NY.

2013
Tian Xianolei and Patricia Zarate, Gallery of Graphic Arts, New York, NY.

2012
2abstract. Mike Childs & Patricia Zarate. Hudson Beach Glass Gallery. Beacon, NY. (catalogue)
  Curated by Kirsten Kucer.

2004  
minimalism in drawing and sculpture. Dee Homans & Patricia Zarate.
  MPG Contemporary Art, Boston, MA.
Iron Triangle. Gallery Three, South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY.
Iron Triangle. Queens Borough Public Library, Forest Hills, NY.

1997
Perspective. Steuben East Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

selected group exhibitions
2016
The Flat Files: Year Four. Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY.
Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) v. 2. Corridor Projects (divisible), Dayton, Ohio. Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones. Traveling: Boecker Contemporary, Heidelburg, Germany; Agelika Studios, High Wycombe, UK.
Fernweh*The Good Life. tête, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Anke Becker.

2015
Sydney Croskery, Claudia Parducci and Patricia Zarate. Unconfirmed Makeshift Museum::UMM, Irvine, CA.
Pratt Alumni Exhibition. Steuben Galleries, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
  Curated by Caroline Taylor.
Self-Organized – Aesthetic Politics of the Artist Run. Guest Spot @ The Reinstitute, Baltimore, MD.
Anonymous Drawings. Kunstverein Tiergarten | Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany.

2014
Doppler Shift. Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ. (catalogue)
  Curated by Mary Birmingham.
It's a Small World (but not if you have to clean it). R Jampol PROJECT(s), New York, NY.
  Curated by James Prez.
Featured Artist Project: SP Weather Reports (2008-2013). The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.
  Organized by Alex Campos, Executive Director.

2013
Doppler Stop. Parallel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY.
Rituals of Exhibition II. H Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Never Underestimate a Monochrome. Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
Rituals of Exhibition. Don't be selfish place, Phayao, Thailand. Curated by Gilbert Hsiao and Giles Ryder.

2012
Never Underestimate a Monochrome. University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA.
  Curated by Mariángeles Soto-Díaz.
Minus Space en Oaxaca. Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. (catalogue)
  Curated by Matthew Deleget & Emi Winter.
Doppler Stop. Touring Exhibition: Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Zagreb. (catalogue)
  Curated by Mel Prest.
Small Truths. L.I.C. 15 Gallery, Queens, NY. Curated by Joel Adas.

2011
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt: A two-part exhibition presented by Cabinet and MASS MoCA.
  Curated by Regine Basha.

2010
Touch. parisCONCRET, Paris, France. Curated by Brent Hallard.
M5. Philip Feldman Gallery + Project Space, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR.
  Curated by Jeff Judd.

2006  
The (S) Files / The Selected Files. Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2005  
The (S) Files / The Selected Files. El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY. (catalogue)
  Curated by Deborah Cullen, Miki Garcia, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, with Marysol Nieves, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.
759 Running Feet: Wall Drawings in Gwangju. Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju,
  South Korea (catalogue) Curated by Tom Finkelpearl, Queens Museum of Art.
Untitled Landscapes. AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Tomoko Ashikawa.
SKYway. Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ. Curated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Jersey City Museum.

2003
Sólo Debujo. Museo de Arte Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.
  Curated by Luis Cantillo, Lina Dorado, Mariana Varela, and María Morán.
637 Running Feet: Black On White Wall Drawings by 14 Artists. Queens Museum of Art,
  Queens, NY. Curated by Valerie Smith, Hitomi Iwasaki.
Postcards from the Edge. Visual AIDS at Lelong Gallery, New York, NY. (benefit)

2002
Small Works. Marcel Scheiner Gallery, Hilton Head Island, SC.
Queens International. Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY. (catalogue)
  Curated by Tom Finkelpearl, Valerie Smith, Hitomi Iwasaki.
Postcards from the Edge. Visual AIDS at Sperone Westwater, New York, NY. (benefit)

2001
Ofrendas/Offerings. Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA.
  Curated by Anabelle Rodriguez.
Real Life Pictures. Queens Theatre in the Park Gallery, Queens, NY.
  Curated by Robyn Love.
Four ½ Years at the WAH Center. Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Night of 1,000 Drawings. Artists Space, New York, NY. (benefit)

2000
100 plus 1 Mile Radius. Lorenzo Homar Gallery, Taller Puertoriqueño, Philadelphia, PA.
  Curated by Anabelle Rodriguez.
LaGrange National XXI Biennial. Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA. (catalogue)

1999
Line in Landscape. Gallery Korea, New York, NY.
New York, New York. HarperCollins Publishers Exhibition Space, New York, NY.

1998
Higher Worlds. Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY. Curated by Matthew Deleget.
New Directions ’98. Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Williamsburg Bridges Tibet. Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
Art of the Book Exhibition. Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, NY.

1997
Pratt MFA.  Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Puck Building, New York, NY. 
  Curated by Graham Nickson, New York Studio School.
New York Area MFA Exhibition. In conjuction with the College Art Association.
Hunter College Fine Arts Building, New York, NY.

education
M.F.A. Pratt Institute [1998], Brooklyn, NY
B.B.A. Baruch College [1985], New York, NY

fellowships/residencies/awards
2013
BAU Institute, Otranto, Italy.

2004
Individual Artist Support Grant, Queens Council on the Arts,
  New York City Department Office Cultural Affairs, NY.

2000
Merit Award, LaGrange National XXI Biennial, LaGrange, GA.

1997
Graduate Assistant for Printmaking, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

selected publications
"Doppler Shift", 2014. Catalogue.
"Doppler", 2013. Catalogue.
"2abstract. Mike Childs and Patricia Zarate", 2012. Catalogue.
"Minus Space en Oaxaca", 2012. Catalogue.
"Doppler Stop", 2012. Catalogue.
“The (S) Files / The Selected Files”, 2005. Catalogue.
“759 Running Feet: Wall Drawings in Gwangju”, 2005. Catalogue.
 “Queens International”, 2002 Catalogue.
“New American Paintings”, Number 38, March 2002.
“LaGrange National XXI Biennial”, 2000. Catalogue

selected articles and reviews
Hallard, Brent, "A Place of Ritual - Patricia Zarate", Visual Discrepancies, July 6, 2009.
Angeline, John, "The (S) Files," ArtNexus/Arte en Colombia, no. 60 volume 5, 2006.
Henry, Clare, “The (S) Files,” ArtNews, volume 104/no. 11, December 2005.
Albrecht, Richard, “Patricia Zarate,” Blender,Issue No. 1, Spring 2005.
Rodriguez, Marta, "Solo Dibujo," Art Nexus/Arte en Colombia, no. 49 volume 2, June-August, 2003.
MacGowan, Carl, "Turning Walls Into Art At Queens Museum," Newsday, Jan. 12, 2003.
McKanic, Arlene, "Real Life," Qguide, Times Ledger, November 29, 2001.
MacGowan, Carl, "Immortalizing the Commonplace," Newsday, November 18, 2001.
Fallon, Roberta, "Hello Dali," Philidephia Weekly, November 1, 2000.

curatorial projects
2015
Synthetic Synthesis. Sculpture Space NYC-Projects, Long Island City, NY
Type of Abstraction. Key Projects an art space, Long Island City, NY.
Runcible Spoon. Co-Curated w/Joan Mellon. Key Projects an art space, Long Island City, NY.
2014
Plane Talk(ing). Key Projects an art space, Long Island City, NY.
Keyed Up in Bushwich. Key Projects an art space, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn,NY.
A Familar Line. Key Projects an art space, Long Island City, NY.
2013
Material Histories. Key Projects an art space, Long Island City, NY.
Light Conversation. Key Projects an art space, Long Island City, NY.
Dual Zone. Key Projects an art space, Long Island City, NY.

works on file / artist registry
Artists Space, New York, NY.
The Drawing Center, New York, NY.
Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY.
Pierogi Flatfiles, Brooklyn, NY.

collections
Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA.
Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA.
Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
Private Collections.