Patrick McDonough

Born 1982, Madison, WI
Lives and works in Washington DC

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014
HECCENTRICITIES, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
2013
brightveridiansentinelevents, American University Museum, Washington DC
2012
all i want is to be a happy man, G Fine Art, Washington DC
2011
Opening Act, Civilian Art Projects, Washington DC
[ ], A collaboration with Matias, Porch Projects, Washington DC
2010
reck room, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC
winter worst/wurst weiss, 39th Street Gallery, Gateway Art Center, Brentwood, MD
2009
play. games. man., Classroom 102 Gallery, Washington, DC
The Twelfth Man, DCAC, Washington, DC
2007
We Will Remember This When We Are Old and Ancient, Though the Specifics Might Be Vague, Edgewood College, Madison, WI
2003
Fierce Invalids Converging On Synchronicity, Red Gym Gallery, Madison, WI

SPECIAL PROJECTS AND PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS

2016
CIVIC SYMBOLS, Arlington, VA
2014
CATALOG BREWING, in collaboration with Kenny George, as part of Art Lives Here, Mt. Rainier, MD
THE SUN AND SHADE PROJECT, Collaboration with SITE95, Miami, FL
BEACHFRONT POTENTIAL, Ballston, VA, in partnership with BALLSTON BID
2013
White Turf Painting Action-Rosslyn, Gateway Park, Rosslyn, VA, in conjunction with SUPERNOVA
White Turf Painting Action-Shannon PL, Shannon PL SE Location, Washington DC, in partnership with ARCH Development Corporation
2012
5x5, Curated by Laura Roulet in association with the DCCAH, Washington DC
Awning Studies: Marvin Gaye Park, Marvin Gaye Park Washington DC
2011
Open Space-Awning Studies: SOCRATES, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York
Awning Studies: Florida Ave NE, *gogo art projects, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
FULL-SCALE EXERCISE, Field Projects at Artist-Run, Curated By Blair Murphy, Miami, FL
TILLING PHASE, Art Works Now storefront, Hyattsville, MD
2013
High Fiber, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
Urban InterActions, Curated by Meaghan Kent, Hillyer Art Place, Washington DC
Abstracting the Seam, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Love to Love You, MassMOCA, North Adams, MA
Concrete Abstract, Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC
2012
Mutual Friends, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
Under Cover, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2011
Medium of Exchange, curated by Anthony Cervino and Shannon Egan, Towson University
2010
Good Things Come in Small Packages: The Collection of Elizabeth French, Curated by Alice Denney, American Unviersity Museum at the Katzen Center, Washington, DC
Hammer and Thread, Area 405, Baltimore, MD
Here, There, Anywhere, Baltimore Outdoor Sculpture Project, Baltimore, MD
Authorship and Appropriation; The Artist and The Found, Annex Theatre Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Getting to Now, Industry Gallery, Washington, DC
Cream, WPA Art Auction Gala, American Unviersity Museum at the Katzen Center, Washington, DC, Selected by Mera Rubell
2009
Bilateral Engagement, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC,
curated by Laura Roulet
Yeck Young Sculptors Exhibition, Heistand Gallery, Oxford, OH
OPTIONS 2009, Washington Project for the Arts[at Conner Contemporary], Curated by Anne Goodyear, Washington, DC
Academy 2009, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC
Vox V, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Penned, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2008
Media Mix:21st Century Collage, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC
Quasi-Painting, Randall Scott Gallery, Washington DC, Curated by Cara Ober
2007
VIBRANT, The Basement Gallery, Knoxville TN
2006
Americas 2000, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND
Off Broadway 2006, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI
Current: The Aesthetics of Contemporary Culture, Baton Rouge Contemporary, Baton Rogue, LA
2005
Think Tank, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
2004
Over Oceans, Through the Air, Beyond All Borders, Ironworks Factory Space, Madison,WI

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Paradise Found?", BMORE ART, September 2014
'Patrick McDonough: brightveridiansentinelevents', Laura Roulet, Sculpture Magazine, June/July 2014
'Patrick McDonough: brightveridiansentinelevents', Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper, October 2, 2013
'Patrick McDonough: brightveridiansentinelevents', Michael O’Sullivan, Washington Post, September 20, 2013
'EYE EXAM: Public Displays of Artistic Affection', Jason Foumberg, New City Art, August 27, 2013
'Patrick McDonough: White Turf Painting Actions', Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper, July 26, 2013
'Pay Attention to These Artists at SuperNOVA', Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper, Jun. 7, 2013
'Learning to Love Your Image: Fan Art Meets Contemporary Art', Alicia Eler, HYPERALLERGIC, June 3, 2013
'Painting as Shorthand: the lawn chair sculptures of Patrick McDonough', Matt Smith, New American Paintings Blog, May 8, 2013
'Patrick McDonough: all i want is to be a happy man', Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper, September 27, 2012
'Petal Pushing', Sarah Crosland, DC Magazine, February 2012
'Patrick McDonough and Matias at Porch Projects', Pat Padua, DCist, July 29, 2011
'Opening Act at Civilian Art Projects', Kriston Capps, Washington Post, April 22, 2011
'reck room: It's got game', Jessica Dawson, Washington Post, October 8, 2010
'Pizza, Beer and Football at Flashpoint', Kristin Korolowicz, September 30, 2010
'Reck Room', Pat Padua, DCist, September, 17, 2010
Ten Young Artists to Watch, DC Magazine, December 2009
Engaging in Sculpture, Washington Life Magazine, October 22, 2009
‘The Twelfth Man’, Jessica Dawson, The Washington Post, June 19, 2009

AWARDS

Artists in Education Grant, Virginia State Arts Council, 2012
5x5 Public Art Initiative Commission, DCCAH, 2012
Community Arts Grant, DCCAH, 2012
PARP, WPA/Socrates Sculpture Park, 2011
Young Artist Grant, DCCAH, 2011
Creative Communities Grant, 2010
3rd Place, Yeck Young Sculptors Awards, 2009
Hortense Boutell Fellowship, 2008
Morris Louis Fellowship in Painting, 2007

COLLECTIONS

American University Art Museum
District of Columbia Commission on Arts and Humanities
Ognibene Collection, Washington DC
French Collection, Washington DC

EDUCATION

M.F.A. 2010
The George Washington University
B.S. 2004
University of Wisconsin-Madison