Pat Steir

(American, b. 1938)

berlin waterfalls (night swing) by pat steir

Pat Steir

Berlin Waterfalls (Night Swing), 1993

Biography

Timeline

1940
Born Iris Patricia Sukoneck in Newark, NJ
1956 - 1958
Studied graphic art at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1958 - 1960
Attended Boston University, Boston, MA
1962
BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1966 - 1970
Art Director, Harper & Row Publishing Company, New York, NY
1970 - 1973
Instructor at Parsons School of Design, New York, NY; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; Hunter College, New York, NY
1973 - 1975
Instructor at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1973
Recipient, Individual Artist's Grant, National Endowment for the Arts
1974
Recipient, Individual Artist's Grant, National Endowment for the Arts
1975 - 1978
Founding board member of Printed Matter, New York, NY

Exhibitions

2013
Pat Steir Exhibitions in 2013:
Blue River, National Academy Museum, New York, NY, USA (solo exhibition)
Museo Academia San Carlos, Mexico City, Mexico, USA (solo exhibition)
Self Portrait and The Nearly Endless Line, Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA (solo exhibition)
2011
Another Nearly Endless Line, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)
2010
Ochi Fine Art, Ketchum, ID (solo)
Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris, France (solo)
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY (solo)
Pat Steir: Water & Stone, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (solo)
2009
Paintings on Painting, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008
Pat Steir: Recent Prints, Pace Prints, New York, NY (solo)
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
Pat Steir: Prints and Paintings, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
Expansion – Résonance, Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris, France
Pretty Ugly, Maccarone Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings' Edge, Parks Exhibition Center at Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
2007
Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)
Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (solo)
Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
Audacity in Art: Selected Works from Central Florida Collections, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
Solos: 20th Anniversary Exhibitions: Part Two, Ringling Museum of Art, Selby Gallery, Sarasota, FL
2006
Pat Steir: Gravity and Levity, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)
Small Paintings from the Studio of Pat Steir, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo)
High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1965 – 75, Independent Curators International, New York, NY
Women Only! In Their Studios, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
Gray to Black, Danese Gallery, New York, NY
The 181th Annual, National Academy, New York, NY
At Home: Recent Acquisitions, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Twice Drawn, Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
More And Less: Post-Minimal Prints and Drawings, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Moons and Mirages, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2005
Pat Steir: New Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
Alessandro Bonomo, Rome, Italy (solo)
Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)
Pat Steir: Drawings, Cook Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
Pace Prints Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
25 years Baumgartner Gallery Part 2, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY
BLOOMING: A Summer Garden for the Picking, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Paint, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Graphics by 20th Century Masters From the Cochran Collection, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV
Contemporary Woman Artists, University Art Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Public Collections

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
The Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, TX
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Albright – Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Literature

2007
von Drathen, Doris. Pat Steir: Paintings. Milan: Charta, 2007.
1995
McEvilley, Thomas . Pat Steir. New York: Abrams Books, 1995.