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Education

  • M.F.A. School of Art, University of Washington
  • B.A. Tyler School of Art, Temple University
  • Studied with Joan Brown, Masters Painting Workshop, 1981, Centrum

Grants/Fellowships

  • 2012 John and Yvonne Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts, Artist Trust, Seattle
  • 2011 Storefronts Seattle, Shunpike, Seattle, WA
  • 2010 Artist Residency, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
  • 2009 John Hauberg Fellowship, Artist Residency, Pilchuck Glass School
  • 2005 Ateliers Hoherweg, Artist-in-residence, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 2002 Seattle Arts Commission, Purchase Award
  • 2001 Ragdale Foundation, Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL.
  • 2001 Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc., NYC.
  • 1993 Brandywine Visiting Artist Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA.
  • 1987 Washington State Arts Commission, Painting Commission.
  • 1983-84 Fulbright-Hays Fellowship in Painting, Italy.
  • 1982/1994 MacDowell Colony Artist Residency, Peterborough, NH.
  • 1982 W.W. Stout Graduate Fellowship, University of Washington.
  • 1981 Ford Foundation Grant, University of Washington.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013 Francine Seders Gallery, "Parallel Landscape", Seattle
  • 2010 Francine Seders Gallery, Drawings, From Daydreams to Nightmares, Seattle, WA
  • 2008 Francine Seders Gallery, New Work, Upstairs Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2006 Atelierhaus Hoherweq, Our House, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 2004 Bazart Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
  • Telling Stories, Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula, MT
  • Francine Seders Gallery, Incognito, Seattle, WA (also solo exhibitions 2001, 1998, 1995, 1992, 1990)
  • 1999 Recent Work by Pat De Caro, Gallery at Bellevue Community, Bellevue, WA.
  • Pat De Caro Paintings 1989-1996, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA.
  • 1997 Paintings and Drawings, Pat De Caro, The Evergreen State College, Olympia , WA.
  • 1993 Man Calling Series, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA . ( also Paintings on Paper, 1989 )
  • 1988 Kinsey Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.
  • 1987 Il Viaggio, Flury & Company, Seattle, WA.
  • Hundredwaters Gallery, Seattle, WA.
  • Safeco Corporation, Seattle, WA.
  • 1985 Traveling at Night, Steven Keely Gallery, Seattle, WA.
  • Recent Work, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.
  • Drawings, Citibank, Milan, Italy.
  • 1984 United States Information Agency, Milan, Italy.
  • 1983 Boiserie Cafe, Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, Seattle, WA.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2012 ID/Identities, Video Festival, Koza Visual Cultural Arts Center,
    Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2012 Gage Academy, Brick and Mortar, Seattle, WA
  • 2012 Museum of Northwest Art, From the Permanent Collection- Study in Blue, La Conner, WA
  • 2010 Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Safe Harbor, Port Angeles, WA
  • 2009 John Hauberg Fellows Exhibit, Pilchuck Gallery, Pilchuck School of Gass, Stanwood, WA
  • 2008 Permanent Collection Installation, Museum of Northwest Art, La Connor, WA
  • 2006 Broadbent Gallery, Shining, London, England
  • 2006 Northwest Museum of Art, Wordless Stories, La Conner, WA
  • 2006 Rassegna D’arte Contemporanea, Migrazione, Buccinasco, Italy
  • 2003 Re-specchi, Galleria Dieci.due, Milano, ITALY
  • South Meets North, Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, MEXICO (catalog)
  • 2002 Toyland, curated by Sea Elwood, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
  • The Perception of Appearances: A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA. (catalog)
  • 2000 The Elwood Collection, The Bank of America Gallery, Seattle, WA.
  • Artists Making Prints : The Extended Print Symposium, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • 1999 Drawing Revisited, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.
  • 1997 Neddy Artist Fellowship Exhibit, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA. (catalog)
  • Pacific Northwest Annual Exhibit, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.
  • ANA 26, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT.
  • The Fulbright Association 20th Anniversary Art Exhibition,White- Meyer House, Meridian International Center, Washington D.C. (catalog)
  • 1996 The Art of Theatre, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.
  • 1995 Ex Libris, Fisher Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
  • 1994 Drawing ‘94, Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • From San Francisco to B.C., Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • 1993 Four From Seattle, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland , OR.
  • Best of Show, King County Arts Commission, Seattle, WA
  • 1992 12th Northwest International, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA. (Painting Award)
  • Pacific Northwest Annual Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA. (BAM Special Award)
  • 1990 Group Show, Dieci.due Arte, Milan, Italy.
  • Environmental Impact Statements, Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, MT.
  • Pacific Currents, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA.
  • 1989 More Blue Is Bluer, Six Northwest Artists, Shasta College, Shasta, CA.
  • not vegetable, not mineral, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, WA.
  • 1988 Northwest Juried Art Exhibit, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA .
  • Lawrence Gallery, Portland, OR
  • School of Art 1975-1988, curator Matthew Kangas, Safeco Corporation, Seattle, WA
  • 1987 Under Currents, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR. (catalog)
  • Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco, CA.
  • 1986 Northwest Artists Interpret the Landscape, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Especially for Children, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
  • 1985 Group Show, Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy.
  • Studio Bramante, Milan, Italy.
  • Seattle Painting 1925-1985, curated by Matthew Kangas, Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, WA.
  • 1983 47th Mid-Year Annual, The Butler Museum of American Art, Youngstown, OH.
  • National Drawing 1983, Trenton State College, Trenton, NJ.
  • Paperworks, Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, KY.
  • 1982 Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, MO.
  • Biennial National Exhibition, Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA.

Collections

  • Museum of Northwest Art
  • Pilchuck School of Glass Collection, Stanwood, WA
  • University of Washington Medical Center
  • Washington State University Museum of Art
  • Harborview Hospital
  • Kalles Junior High School
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Ridgetop Junior High
  • SAFECO Corporation
  • Seattle Arts Commission
  • Seattle City Light Portable Works Collection
  • Seattle Water Department
  • Corporate Council for the Arts, Poster Publication 1995
  • Lithographic Edition, Brandywine Workshop 1993
  • Bellevue Art Museum, Poste Publication 1992

Publications

  • 2004 PAT DE CARO, Milan, Italy: Galleria Bazart + Cortile
  • 2002 Lundin, Norman, The Perception of Appearance, A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, Seattle, WA: Frye Art Museum
  • 2002 North Meets South, Oaxaca, Mexico: Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, MEXICO
  • 1999 The Elwood Collection, Washington State University Museum of Art, Bank of America Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Enriquez, Lucia, “Bequiling visions left unspoken”, The Seattle Times, April 28, 2006
  • Deknatel, Drake, “Pat De Caro in Milan”, Art Access, November, 2004, p. 7
  • Hackett, Regina, “Frozen moments of childhood”, Seattle P-I, March 19, 2004, p.16
  • Kangas, Matthew, “Diverse Work Comforts and Disturbs”, The Seattle Times, March 12, 2004
  • Engelson, Andrew, “Incognito”, Seattle Weekly, March 10-16, 2004
  • Jones, Shirley, “ A Cast of Shadows”, Missoulian, March 4, 2004, p. E22
  • Hackett, Regina, “Frye’s Exhibit of Figurative Artists is Cluttered but Compelling”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 28, 2002
  • Hackett, Regina, “In the Galleries: November”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 1, 2001
  • Hackett, Regina, “Pilchuck’s Emerging Artists Step Out”. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 13, 1999
  • Boyer, Ellen L. “Look at Me.” Seattle, April 1998
  • NEDDY ARTIST FELLOWSHIP EXHIBITION, Exhibit Catalog, 1997
  • THE FULBRIGHT 20th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, Exhibit Catalog, 1997
  • Demente, Jim, “Pat De Caro Paintings and Drawings”, Review , REFLEX, July 1995
  • Hackett, Regina, “Artists Shape Tradition in Their Own Images”, SEATTLE POST- INTELLIGENCER, May 28, 1992, p.C3
  • Berger, David, “De Caro, Dingus: Art with Feeling”, THE SEATTLE TIMES, May 22, 1992, p.E7
  • Glowen, Ron, “Expansions and Abstractions”, VISIONS , Summer 1991, p. 21
  • Brunsman, Laura, Review, REFLEX, Jan/Feb 1991, p.22
  • Askey, Ruth, Review, ARTWEEK, Dec. 6, 1990, p.20
  • NORTHWEST ORIGINALS: WASHINGTON WOMEN AND THEIR ART, Matrimedia, Inc., Portland, OR 1990
  • Kangas, Matthew, “Sinister Symbol”, THE SEATTLE WEEKLY, Oct. 11, 1989, p. 50-51
  • Ryberg, Barbara, “The Northwest Blues”, ARTWEEK, March 15, 1989, p. 4
  • Glowen, Ron, Review, ARTWEEK, Dec. 10, 1988, p. 12
  • Glowen, Ron, “In Transit: The Concept of Transportation in Art”, exhibit catalog, Bumbershoot Festival, 1988
  • Kangas, Matthew, “Time Travellers”, THE SEATTLE WEEKLY, Nov. 18, 1987, p. 45
  • Frank, Peter, UNDER CURRENTS, exhibition catalog, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, 1987
  • “Fame”, DOMUS, ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, December 1984, p. 24