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Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Patte Loper

Published January 12, 2016

Patte LoperPlease join the Florida State University Department of Art in welcoming visiting artist, Patte Loper, who will be giving a guest lecture Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7:00pm in Fine Arts Building (FAB), room 249. The FSU Artist Lecture Series is funded by a generous gift from the late Vincent and Mary Agnes Thursby.

Patte Loper is a painter who experiments with sculpture and video. She was born in Colorado and grew up in Tallahassee, Florida. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Boston, MA where she is on the faculty of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She has shown her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally, including:

  • The Drawing Center New York,
  • The Licini Museum Ascoli Piceno, Italy
  • LMCC’s Art Center on Governor’s Island, New York
  • The Palaentological Museum Cortina, Italy
  • Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
  • Westbeth Gallery, New York
  • ISE Cultural Foundation, New York
  • Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
  • Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum San Antonio, Texas

Her work has been reviewed in Artnet, Time Out, Chicago, The Boston Globe, the Italian edition of Flash Art, and is in the collections of the Rene di Rosa Foundation, the Microsoft Corporation, and the Hirshhorn Museum.  She participated in residency fellowships at the Millay Colony, Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Center’s Swing Space. She is currently participating in the Drawing Center’s Open Sessions program and is a member artist of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Program.

Patte Loper’s work is currently represented through Platform Gallery, Seattle and The Flat-Massimo-Carasi, Milan.