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Heather PATTERSON, Uncharted Territory (diptych), mixed media on panel, 30 x 84 inches

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Heather PATTERSON, Climate System, outdoor grade acrylic on panel, 8 x 16 feet

PATTERSON, Heather_Cumulate_mixed media on panel_59x59

Heather PATTERSON, Cumulate, mixed media on panel, 59 x 59 inches

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Heather PATTERSON, Particle, mixed media on panel, 43 x 65 inches


Heather PATTERSON, Echo, mixed media on panel, 43 x 65 inches

PATTERSON-Heather_Property Line_30x84

Heather PATTERSON, Property Line, mixed media on panel, 30 x 84 inches

PATTERSON-Heather_Range (triptych)_30x90

Heather PATTERSON, Range (triptych), mixed media on panel, 30 x 90 inches


Heather PATTERSON, Subterranean, mixed media on panel, 42 x 90 inches


M.F.A.    2003      Painting     University of California, Berkeley

B.F.A.     2000      Painting     Sonoma State University


Solo Exhibitions

2017     Walker Fine Art, Denver, CO

2016     JGO, Park City, UT (two-person exhibition)

             Denver International Airport, “Abstract Landscape Colorado”Denver, CO

2015     Walker Fine Art,  “Heather Patterson- New Work”, Denver, CO

2013     Western Colorado Center for the Arts, “Elemental”, Grand Junction, CO

2012     Good Citizen Gallery, “Deconstruct”, St. Louis, MI

             Johnson Art Gallery, “Repetition”, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction,    CO

2011     Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

2010     Susan Street Fine Art, Solana Beach, CA (two-person exhibition)

2007     LXS, Carson City, NV

             Bristlecone Gallery, Carson City, NV

2006     Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, (two-person exhibition)

2005     Metro Gallery, Reno, NV

2004     Main Gallery, Reno, NV

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA

             Foyer Gallery, Lake Tahoe, CA       

2000     Mesh Gallery, Sebastopol, CA         


Group Exhibitions

2017     Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

             J GO, "Massively SMALL", Park City, UT

             Roseark, West Hollywood, CA

2016     Cumberland Gallery,  “Introductions”, Nashville, TN

             San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design,  “Beyond the Pour II:  The

Creative Process”, San Francisco, CA

             Arvada Center, “Art of the State”, Jurors: Gwen Chanzit, Michael Chavez, Colin

             Parson, Denver, CO

             JGO, “Massively SMALL”, Park City, UT

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, “Trunk Show”, Mill Valley, CA

             Walker Fine Art, “Integrations”, Denver, CO

2015     JGO, “Massively SMALL”, Park City, UT

             Soltesz Fine Art, “Organic Beginnings”, Portland, OR

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, “Trunk Show”, Mill Valley, CA

2014     Walker Fine Art, “Double Rainbow Plans”, Denver, CO

             ArtMRKT Fair, Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, Booth #625, San Francisco, CA

             Western Colorado Center for The Arts, “CMU Faculty”, Grand Junction, CO

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, “Trunk Show”, Mill Valley, CA

             Fresh Paint Art Gallery and LifeStyle Design, “Free Forms”, Santa Monica,


             Fresh Paint Art Gallery, “Summer Solstice-Culver City Art Walk”, Culver

             City, CA

2013     Sonoma State Art Gallery, “Perlman Alumni”, Rohnert Park, CA

             Western Colorado Center for The Arts, “CMU Faculty”, Grand Junction, CO

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, “Trunk Show”, Mill Valley, CA

             Art/Basel/Miami Beach Art Fair, Fresh Paint Art Gallery, Miami, FL

             New York Affordable Art Fair, Stephanie Breitbard Fine Art, New York, NY

2012     Danville Theatre Arts Gallery, “Colorscapes”, Amy Miller, Danville, CA

             Fresh Paint Art Gallery, “Elemental”, Culver City, CA

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, “Art and Chocolate”, Mill Valley, CA

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, “Trunk Show”, Mill Valley, CA

             Visual Aid Art Auction, San Francisco, CA

             Studio 12, Denver, CO

             Western Colorado Center for The Arts, Grand Junction, CO

2011     ArtPad SF, Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA

             HD Expo, Fresh Paint Art Advisors, Booth #3662, Las Vegas, NV

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, Art and Chocolate, Mill Valley, CA

             Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, Holiday Show, Mill Valley, CA

             Western Colorado Center for The Arts, Grand Junction, CO

             Ex Voto, Johnson Art Gallery, Grand Junction, CO

2010     Dancing Elephants, Bogota, Columbia, “Florilegio”

             Art/Basel/Miami Beach Art Fair, Hang Gallery- Booth D106, Miami, FL

             New York Affordable Art Fair, Hang Gallery Booth, New York, NY

             Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA, “Culver City Artwalk”

             Visual Aid Art Auction, San Francisco, CA

             Main Gallery, Reno, NV, “2010 Faculty Exhibition”

             Diabetic Youth Foundation, San Francisco, CA

             Montbleu, Lake Tahoe, CA,

2009     Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “No Room For Squares”

             Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY “Summer Exhibition”

             Main Gallery, Reno, NV, “2009 Faculty Exhibition”

2008     Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA,  “Hueliday”

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Intentionally Unintentional”

             Main Gallery, Lake Tahoe, CA, “Faculty Exhibition:  Lake Tahoe College”

2007     Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Paperworks”, DJ Harmon, Director

             Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA, “Desire”, Josetta Sbeglia

             Main Gallery, Reno, NV, “2007 Faculty Exhibition”, Nolan Preece, Director

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Holiday Show”, DJ Harmon, Director

             Central City Hospitality House, San Francisco, CA, “Art Auction”

2006     Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, “Fresh Work”

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Chasing the Blues”, Adrienne Gagnon

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Works on Paper”

             Reno International Airport, Reno, NV, “Airport Exhibition”

             Project 30, “March Exhibition”

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Anniversary Show”

             Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, curated by Scott Shields, curater of the Crocker

             Art Museum

             New York Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY

             Main Gallery, Reno, NV, “TMCC Faculty Show”, Nolan Preece, Director

2005     Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Organic Abstractions”, Adrienne Gagnon

             Main Gallery, Reno, NV, “TMCC Faculty Show”, Nolan Preece, Director

             Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Alumni Benefit Show”, Lynn

             Rutter, Curator

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Anniversary Show”

2004     Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Splendor”, Lisa Kaplan, Curator

             Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA, “Mare Island to Moorea”, Celeste Smeland

             4th Street Studio, Berkeley, CA, “Encaustic Revealed”, Gera Hasse,Director/Curator  

             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Charted Territory”, Susan O’Malley,


             Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Anniversary Show”, Michelle Townsend

             Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA, “Close Calls”, Linda Samuels, Curator

             SoMa Arts, San Francisco, CA, “San Francisco Bike Coalition Art Auction”

             KVIE, Sacramento, CA, “Annual Art Auction”, Julie Baker/John Natsoulas,


             Central City Hospitality House, San Francisco, CA, “Annual Art


2003     University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park,

             CA, Michael Schwager, Director, Curator     

             Arts/Benicia, Benicia, CA, “Cream”, Kennith Baker, Art Critic/Moderator for

             Art Discussion, Kathryn Weller-Renfrow, Juror               

             Works Gallery, San Jose, CA, “New California Masters”, Christian L. Frock,


             Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, “Far Away-Near By”, Heidi Zuckerman,

             Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Profiles: Six Painters”

2002      B. Sakata Gallery, Sacramento, CA, “Fresh”, Barry Sakata, Director/Juror       

              Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Prints”, Mary Lovelance-O’Neil, Curator

2001      Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Full”

2000      Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA                  

1999      University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA     

              Marin Civic Center, Marin, CA                  

              University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA,

              “Mixed”, Susan Cummins, Juror      

1998       University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA     



2016                   Imagery Winery, Series of four labels with Elaine Coombs and

             “Second State”

2015-current       Second State, Collaboration Project with artist, Elaine Coombs

2010                   Imagery Winery, Label for the 2010 Barbera

2008-2010          Sequel Snowboards, All mountain line, 5 designs

2009                   Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Label for the 2008 Pinot Noir



Denver Post, “DIA’s $6 Million Worth of Big New Art”, December 2015

Eclat, Editorial, July 2015

Colorado Biz, March 2015

Modern in Denver, Winter issue, 2013

San Francisco Loft Living, August issue, 2008

California Closets, September issue, 2007

Nevada Appeal, “LXS Series”, March 2007

Martha Stewart Living, October issue, 2007

Baker, Kenneth, ArtWeek, “Close-Calls”, April 2004

Crockrell, Cathy, Berkeleyan, “Far Away-Nearby”, May 2003

Reno Gazette Journal,  “Topographic: Recent Works by Heather Patterson at Main Gallery”, November 2004

Tahoe Tribune, “Solo Exhibition: Heather Patterson at Foyer Gallery”, March 2004

Sacramento Bee, “Axis Gallery”, August 2006

Frock, Christian L., Works/San Jose, “New California Masters”, March 2003

Maloney, Patricia, BAM/PFA, “Far Away-Nearby”, May 2003

Lindsey Westbrook, Art Week, “In With the New at Hang Art”, March 2004

Lindsey Westbrook, Art Week, “Cream, Arts/Benicia”, September 2003


Professional Experience

2011-2015          Assistant Professor of Painting

                           Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO

2005-2011          Instructor

                           Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV

                           Lake Tahoe Community College, Lake Tahoe, CA

2005                   Instructor

                           Shasta College, Redding, CA

2003-2007          Visiting Instructor

                           Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

                           City College of San Francisco, CA


Artist Talks

2014    Guest Lecture, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO

2013    Guest Lecture, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

2013    Guest Lecture, Western Colorado Center For The Arts, Grand Junction, CO

2006    Guest Lecture, Lake Tahoe Community College, Lake Tahoe, CA

2005    Guest Lecture for Intro to Art, Shasta College, Redding, CA

2004    Main Gallery, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV

2003    Berkeley Art Museum, “Far Away- Nearby”, Berkeley, CA

2002    Guest Lecture for Katherine Sherwood, University of California, Berkeley, CA



2014          Denver International Airport- Westin Public Installation Project, City

                  and County of Denver, Westin Hotel and Conference Center     

                  Public Art Commission for permanent collection, 10'x23' painting

2006          Axis Gallery, Honorable Mention given by Scott Shields, curator of the

                  Crocker Art Museum

2003          Berkeley Art Museum Art Department Grant

                  Nominated for the Marin Headlands MFA Candidate Residency

2001-03     University of California, Berkeley Art Practice Departmental Fellowship



2016   Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

2015   Charles Schwab, Denver, CO

           Denver International Airport/Wesin Hotel, Denver, CO

2014   Fox Rothschild, LLP, San Francisco, CA

           Fox Rothschild, LLP, Denver, CO

           Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO

           Public work for AL | Design Firm, Denver, CO

           Four commissions for Hard Rock Hotel, Hollywood, FL

2013   Public work for Wells Fargo, Beverly Hills, CA

           Commission for Hard Rock Cafe, Hollywood, FL

           Public work for Mesa County Library, Grand Junction, CO

2012   Commission for Residential, San Francisco, CA

           Public billboard for Solo Show Deconstruct at Good Citizen Gallery, St. Louis,


           Public Commission for Amber Bay, China

           Public Commission for Star City VIP, China

           Public work for Sycuan Casino, Las Vegas, NV

           Public work for Omni, Tuscon, AZ

           Public work for MGM, Las Vegas, NV

           Public Commission for Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV

2011   Commission for Residential, San Francisco, CA

           Commission for Residential, Marin, CA

           Public Commission for SONY, San Diego, CA

           Public work for Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV

           Public Commission for Oceana, Las Vegas, NV

           Public work for Harrah’s, Lake Tahoe, NV

2010   Public Commission for SONY, San Diego, CA

           Public work for Pelli Tower, City Center

           Public Commission for Peninsula Shanghai, Waitan

           Public work for Waikikian Development, Waikiki, HA

2009   Pubic work for Ritz Key Biscayne Condo, FL

           Public Commission for Hilton Waikiki, Waikiki, HA

           Public Commission for The Borgata Waterclub