Resumé

Patton Blackwell

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1949, Columbia, South Carolina

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015-2012 “Patton Blackwell”, Board Room, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina
2011 “Patton Blackwell”, Darnell & Company, Charlotte, North Carolina
2010 “Patton Blackwell Salon” hosted The Columbia Museum of Art and Director, Karen Brosius, in celebration of the Museum’s 60th Anniversary, Camden, South Carolina
1996 “Patty Blackwell-Paintings”, Bassett Gallery, Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, Camden, South Carolina
1995 “Paintings from Far and Near, Near and Far”, Brownsboro Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
1993 “Patty Blackwell-Recent Paintings 1993”, Exhibition sponsored by United States Information Service (USIS) Cultural Relations
Espaço Cultural Bandepe, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
The Gallery, Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasília, DF, Brazil
Museu de Arte Contemporâneo, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil, catalog
1988 “Blackwell-From Her Studio in Brazil”, Citibank/Citicorp, New York, New York
1987 “Blackwell”, Galeria Uptown, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
1987 “Blackwell-Novas Pinturas”, Galeria do Sol, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

United States Department of State; Art in Embassies Program:

2017 “Alumni Artists”, Harry M. Drake Gallery, St Paul Academy and Summit School, Saint Paul, Minnesota
2014 Portfolio Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina
2011 Decade Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
2009-2011 Residence of United States Ambassador to Myanmar, catalog
2005 Governor’s Award for the Arts Art Sale, Columbia, South Carolina
2004 Residence of United States Ambassador to Bucharest
2004 South Carolina House of Representatives: Laurie Slade Funderburk, State Representative District 52
2003 ArtSouth, Philadelphia, PA
2003 “Roots on the Wateree”, Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, Camden, South Carolina
2002 Residence of United States Ambassador to Qatar
2001 Springdale Hall Club, Camden, South Carolina
2000 Morris Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina
2000 “Alumni Exhibit”, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, Minnesota
2000 Residence of United States Ambassador to Honduras
1999 Residence of United States Ambassador to Guatemala
1999 “Gallery Artists”, Actors Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky
1998 “New Artists New Work”, Swanson/Cralle Gallery East Market, Louisville, Kentucky
1997 “Small Works”, Studio 4 West, Piermont, New York
1996 “Summer Exhibition”, Susan Conway Gallery at Glackens House, Washington, D.C.
1996 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition, City Gallery at Dock Street Theatre, Charleston, South Carolina
1995 Brownsboro Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
1995 River Festival Exhibit, City Hall, Greenville, South Carolina
1995 Lipworth International Fine Arts, Boca Raton, Florida
1995 “Inaugural Exhibit of Brazilian and United States Arts Exchange”, Arte Galeria Frazão, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
1994 Residence of United States Ambassador to Egypt, catalog
1994 Gallery 30, Burlingame, California
1994 The Granary Artisans’ Guild and Gallery, Camden, South Carolina
1994 “Blackwell-Recent Paintings”, Fridholm Fine Arts, Broadway Arts Building, Asheville, North Carolina
1990 “Noite de Arte”, Chapel Art Show, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
1990 “O Rosto e a Obra”, Galeria de Arte, Instituto Brasil-Estados Unidos, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
1988 “Contemporaneanando”, VDW Studio de Arte, Art Center Itanhangá, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
1987 “Art in Time”, Time-Life International do Brasil, Ltda. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
1987 “Coletiva da Inauguração”, Galeria AB/OHM, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
1987 “Noite de Arte”, Official Residence of the American Ambassador, Brasília, DF, Brazil
1987 “American Artists in Brazil”, Galeria de Arte, Instituto Brasil-Estados Unidos, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
1986 “Five Women Artists”, Modern Times Cultural Space, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
1985 “Ao Mestre com Pinturas”- Luiz Aquila, Escola de Artes Visuais, Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brazil
1985 “Novissímos”, Galeria de Arte, Instituto Brasil-Estados Unidos, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
1985 “Desenho”, Escola de Artes Visuais, Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

EDUCATION

1997 World Learning, SIT, School for International Training,
Brattleboro, Vermont, Master of International Administration
1994 Resident Painter, Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, California
1987-1989 Contemporary Art Columnist, RIO LIFE magazine
1984-1986 Escola de Artes Visuais, Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro,RJ, Brazil.
Concentration in Painting with Luiz Aquila, John Nicholson, Claudio Kuperman.
1976-1977 Sorbonne, Paris, France, Certificate Moyen in French Language and Literature
1974 BA, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota

COLLECTIONS

Selected Museum and Corporate Collections
C2 Holdings, LLC, Columbia, South Carolina
Cousins Foundation Inc, Atlanta, Georgia
Merck & Co., Rahway, New Jersey
Selected Private Collections
Arlyn Bruccoli, East Calais, Vermont
Bob and Sherry Jacenko, Columbia, South Carolina
Brad Collins and Stacey Millner-Collins, Columbia, South Carolina
Brenda and Rick Wheeler, Columbia, South Carolina
Christopher McShane, Carmel, California
Claire Tomko, El Dorado Hills, California
Dan and Sue Keshian, Boston, Massachusetts
Deborah Dixon and Martin Kagan, Greenwich, Connecticut
Estate of Marc Berkowitz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Estate of Silvio Angelo Nigro, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
Estate of Wilkes Bashford, San Francisco, California
Fernando Luiz Tortorella, São Paulo, Brazil
Gabrielli LaChiara, Amherst, Massachusetts
Karen Johnson and Norberto Lassner, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Kathleen and Yoshinobu Shiota, Owings Mills, Maryland
Mary R. Watson, Lugoff, South Carolina
Matthew and Beth Richardson, Columbia, South Carolina
Meredith Rosenberg, Lake Tahoe, California
Mitchell Heller, New York, New York
Peter Kelly and Sarah Leonard, London, England
Private Collection, Fortaleza, Brazil
Private Collection, Guarujá, SP, Brazil
Private Collection, Orinda, California
Private Collection, Palm Dessert, California
Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Private Collection, San Francisco, California
Private Collection, St Jean de La Ruelle, France
Private Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Private Collections, Camden, South Carolina
Private Collections, Columbia, South Carolina
Private Collections, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Private Collections, São Paulo, Brazil
Rohini and Arvind Dhruv, East Brunswick, New Jersey
Tom Burns, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

“Art in Embassies: American Embassy, Cairo, Egypt” Catalog, p. 10-11,15, 17, 1995 (reproductions).
Blackwell, Patty. “Women of Expression: Patty Blackwell, Camden, South Carolina, Artist’s Statement” MW Magazine for the Midlands Woman,
May/June 1999, Number 15, p.26-27 (reproductions).
“Blackwell’s Art in Camden” The State Weekend, Columbia, South Carolina, January 5, 1996, p.13 (reproduction).
“Camden Artist Exhibits Far & Wide” Sandlapper The Magazine of South Carolina,” Summer 1996, p.69 (reproduction).
Dinger, Larry. “United States Embassy Rangoon, Burma, Art in Embassies Exhibition” p. 8-11, 2009 (reproductions).
Day, Jeffrey. “Hidden artwork had its day in sun” The State, Columbia, South Carolina, January 7, 1996, F3, (reproduction).
Ferreira, Jose Roberto. “Projeto Atualiza Espaço dos Anos 40,” Casa & Jardim, p.89, Vol. 441, 1991 (reproduction).
Hall, Shaun. “Dorland opens its doors (but just a crack): A retreat for the world’s artists” Rancho News,
Temecula, California, Vol.30, No.3, p.A1,A3.
Leitch, Nanci C. “Art Across Cultural Barriers: Alumna Working to Promote Cross-Cultural Understanding in Brazil”
Odyssey, Cover & Back Cover, p.7-8, Fall/Winter 1986, Vol 4, No 1, (reproduction).
Neal, Dale. “American Expressionism collides with reality of Rio” Asheville Citizen-Times, July 17, 1994, p.61 (reproduction).
Reckon The Magazine of Southern Culture, “Paintings by Patty Blackwell, Camden” Winter 1996, Volume 1, No.4.
Review, “The Brazilian Art of An American: Patty Blackwell shows her tropical paintings at an exhibtion at Casa Thomas Jefferson” Correio Braziliense,
Brasília, Brazil, October 30, 1993.
Review, “Patty Blackwell’s Exhibition Opens Today at Casa Thomas Jefferson” Journal de Brasília, Brasília,
Brazil, October 26, 1993.
Review, “Art with Dual Citizenship” O Popular, Goiânia, Brazil, September 21, 1993.
Review, “Patty Blackwell’s color-form Paintings Come to Recife” Journal do Commércio, Caderno C, Recife,
Pernambuco, Brazil, November 24, 1993.
Riddick, Sheila. “Roots on the Wateree,” Chronicle Independent, Camden, South Carolina, September 24, 2003, p.B1
(reproduction).
Riddick, Sheila. “Artistic meeting of the Americas: An exhibit of paintings by internationally known artist Patty Blackwell”
Chronicle Independent, Camden, South Carolina, January 5, 1996, p. 3B, (reproduction).
Riddick, Sheila. “Painting with a Pan-American brush” Chronicle Independent, Camden, South Carolina,
July 8, 1994, p. 2B (reproduction).
SPA, The Magazine of St. Paul Academy and Summit School, Winter 2001, p. 25, (reproduction).
“Show features artists with Wateree roots” The State, Columbia, South Carolina, September 30, 2003, B2, (reproduction).
“This Week in the Arts, Roots on the Wateree: Blues Invitational Exhibit” The State, Columbia, South Carolina, September 28, 2003, E5,
(reproduction).
Weitzenkorn, Laurie; Blackwell, Patty; Aquila, Luiz. “Blackwell: Recent Paintings 1993” Exhibition Catalog, Museu de Arte
Contemporânea, Goiânia, Goiás; Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasília, DF, Espaço Cultural Bandepe, Recife, Pernambuco, 1993,
(reproductions).