first recollection

bilateral silhouettes

blackouts, primaries, secondaries

blackout drawings

sandpaper drawings

paintings 2000 - 06

resume/bio

video documentary 2012

essay by jan howard

essay by michael salcman

contact: pbburns@verizon.net



1500 lexington avenue, apt. 7b
new york, ny 10029
phone: 443-956-4767
born 1955, birmingham, england

education
1982 mfa sam houston state university
huntsville, texas
1978 ba university of houston, clear lake
houston, texas

exhibitions

solo exhibitions
2011-2012 blackouts-primaries-secondaries, salena gallery, long island university, brooklyn, ny
2004 evergreen drawings, evergreen house, johns hopkins university, baltimore, maryland

patrick burns: new work, grimaldis gallery, baltimore, maryland
2000 patrick burns: drawings, goldsberry gallery, houston, texas
1999 patrick burns: my world floats, paintings on paper, maryland art place, baltimore, maryland
1997 patrick burns paintings 1990-1997, college of the mainland gallery, texas city, texas
1994 patrick burns, adler gallery, baltimore, maryland
1989 patrick burns, judy youens gallery, houston, texas
1987 local motions, dubose-rein gallery, houston, texas
1985 patrick burns, the edge gallery, huntsville, texas

patrick burns - monotypes, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas
1984 patrick burns, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas
1981 mfa exhibition, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas

group exhibitions
2009 the 57th exhibition of the keisho art association of japan, aichi prefectural musuem of art, nagoya, japan
2007-2008 faculty exhibition, maryland institute college of art, baltimore, maryland
2000-2001 snapshot, contemporary museum, curators gary sangster and adam lerner, baltimore, maryland

nine and nine, collaborative exhibition, arlington arts center and school 33 art center, arlington, virginia and baltimore, maryland, curators kristen hileman and peter dubeau
1997 a wink and a nod, sally sprout gallery, houston, texas
1996 the blues and the abstract truth, collaborative installation, curator, tierney malone, project rowhouses, houston, texas
1992 wpa at the hemicycle, corcoran gallery of art, washington, d.c.
1991 washington project for the arts 12th juried annual art auction, washington, d.c.
1990 common object -- uncommon subject, galveston arts center, galveston, texas
1989-1990 another reality, traveling exhibition, hooks-epstein gallery, houston, texas

arkansas arts center, little rock, arkansas, marion koogler mcnay art institute, san antonio, texas
1988 fragments, totems & dreams, invitational show, artlink contemporary artspace, fort wayne, indiana

third annual invitational plate show, judy youens gallery, houston, texas

houston area exhibition, juried exhibition, blaffer gallery, university of houston, houston, texas, jurors alison de lima greene, edward and nancy reddin kienholz, and richard koshalek
1987 plat du jour, second annual invitational plate show, judy youens gallery, houston, texas

group exhibition, judy youens gallery, houston, texas
1986 sesquicentennial alumni exhibition, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas

group exhibition, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas
1984 fourth annual national print exhibition, artlink contemporary artspace, fort wayne, indiana

kansas ninth national small painting, drawing and print exhibition, fort hays state university, hays, kansas
1983 6th hawaii national print exhibition, purchase award, juror of selection, nathan oliveira, honolulu, hawaii

faculty exhibition, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas
1981 two person exhibition, sam houston state university, huntsville, tx

faculty exhibition, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas

three person exhibition, north harris county junior college, houston, texas
1980 dimension houston xv, art league of houston, houston, texas

multi-media print show, art league of houston, houston, texas
1979 joslyn biennial, joslyn museum of art, omaha, nebraska

dimension houston xiv, art league of houston, houston, texas

awards
2004 individual artists award: painting, maryland state arts council, baltimore, maryland

residencies
2004 evergreen house, johns hopkins university, baltimore, maryland

teaching experience
2008-2009 artist in residence, hoffberger school of painting, thesis committee-mfa in studio art (mfast), faculty: senior thesis program, maryland institute college of art, baltimore, maryland

instructor: university of maryland college park, drawing i&ii, acrylic painting
2007 acting director, post-baccalaureate program, instructor, foundations/drawing i, maryland institute college of art, baltimore, maryland
2006 instructor: continuing studies, fundamentals of drawing, large format mixed media drawing, painting thin-acrylic glaze painting, maryland institute college of art, collaborative workshop: maryland institute college of art/baltimore museum of art, investigating media: experimental approaches in drawing
2003-2011 instructor: pre-college program, continuing studies, maryland institute college of art, baltimore, maryland
2002 guest instructor: post bacalaureate program, maryland institute college of art, baltimore, maryland

guest instructor: visual concepts, university of maryland baltimore county, baltimore, maryland
1990 guest instructor: drawing, university of houston downtown campus, houston, texas
1981-1982 printmaking: etching, relief, lithography, serigraphy, collography, monoprinting sam houston state university, huntsville, texas
1980-1981 teaching assistant: drawing, basic design, sam houston state university, huntsville, texas

lectures
2008 mcdaniel college, westminster, maryland
2004 evergreen house, johns hopkins university, baltimore, maryland
2002 maryland art place, baltimore, maryland
1999-2011 maryland institute college of art, baltimore, maryland: lecturer/critic post- baccalaureate program
1998 houston community college, houston, texas
1997 college of the mainland, texas city, texas
1990 the artery, houston, texas

reviews and publications
2004 patrick burns, evergreen drawings, evergreen house, johns hopkins university, baltimore, maryland, essay by jan howard, curator of prints, drawings, and photographs, museum of art, rhode island school of design

baltimore sun, october 31, evergreen house inspires its own exhibit, mike giuliano

radar 12, december 2004, house guests: patrick burns, denise tassin, micki watanabe, erik wennermark
2002 baltimore sun, december 6, map show refreshes art’s recent past, glenn mcnatt
2000-2003 guest writer for peek, online arts journal, writer for radar, art journal
1999 artmobile, august 21, patrick burns: my world floats, jack livingston

baltimore city paper, august 18, patrick burns: my world floats, mike giuliano
1990 another reality, essay by thomas mcevilley
1988 houston area exhibition, blaffer gallery, university of houston
1983 6th hawaii national print exhibition, honolulu academy of arts
1981 mixed media prints: texas window series, a thesis presented to the faculty of the department of art, sam houston state university by patrick brendan burns

boards and panels
2001-2004 member, programs advisory committee, maryland art place, baltimore, maryland

curatorial
2002 just paint, gerald ross, carolyn case, dan randall, maryland art place, baltimore, maryland

collaboration
2006 artists book collaboration with poet michael salcman