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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
Five Corners, 57W57 Arts-Project Space, New York, NY.

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

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

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.

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

selected group exhibitions
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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.

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.

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

BAU Institute, Otranto, Italy.

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

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

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
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.
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.
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.

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