Education

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA,
M.F.A. Program, Painting and Photography

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, M.F.A., Creative Writing/Narrative Studies

The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI, J.D.

Columbia University, New York, New York, M.A., Comparative Literature
(Concentration: American Culture Studies)

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, B.A., English and History

 

Solo Exhibitions - 2019 Korakia Show Opening Coming Soon

2016
“Strange Lands – New Work by Patricia Schaefer,” Korakia Pensione Gallery, Palm Springs, California

2014
“Landscape: Paintings by Patricia Schaefer, 2012,” Korakia Pensione Gallery, Palm Springs, California

2012
“Paintings – Patricia Schaefer; A Tribute to Historic Desert Landscapes,” Korakia Pensione Gallery, Palm Springs, California

2007
“Dreamwhipped: An American Social Landscape – Works of Patricia Schaefer,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Oakland, California

2006
“Patricia Schaefer – Demokratica,” California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, California

 2002
“Real Life & Elsewhere,” Art & Industry Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

“The Willard Van Dyke Grant Winner Exhibition,” Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005
Marin Arts Council’s Individual Artist Grant Recipients’ Exhibition, Marin Community Foundation, Hanger 5 at Hamilton, Novato, California

2003
"Au Naturel," Benefit Exhibition and Auction, Di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, Napa, California

"Sonoma Creates," First Juried Exhibition, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, California
Awarded: Juror's Choice Award

2002
“Painting’s Edge: The Exhibition,” Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, California

2001
"Originals: A Juried Exhibit of Women Artists,” Harwood Museum, Taos, New Mexico

1999
 “Communicating Content,” Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
 First Place Jury Prize, Best of Show

“Spring Show,” San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Jury Prize, Artist Award

 

Artist Residencies

2016
Artist-in Residence, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, 2016

2012
Ox-Bow Fall Artist Residency, Saugatauk, Michigan, 2012

2011
Korakia Pensione, Artist-in-Residence, Palm Springs, California, 2011

2003
Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California, Winter Affiliate Artist Residency, 2003

2002
Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Artist Residency Scholarship, July 2002

Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, California, Painting’s Edge, June-July, 2002

2000
Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, 2000

 

Publications, Grants, Awards

2012
California Desert Art: Art, History and Landscape of the California Desert, “Patricia Schaefer: Modern Desert Soul,” by Ann Japenga, April 2012

2006
Heyoka Magazine: The Para-Modern Art & News Magazine, New York, New York, Volume 6,
“Painting – Patricia Schaefer,” Interview with John Lekay, Fall, 2006

2005
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Award Scholarship, Snowmass, Colorado

2004
Marin Arts Council, Individual Artist Award, Marin County, California

2002
Juror's Choice Award, "Sonoma Creates," First Juried Exhibition, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, California

2001
Santa Fe Writers Project, Washington D.C., national grant prize for collection of art writing on visual art, landscape and the environment

2001
Willard Van Dyke Memorial Grant in Photographic Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1999
Finalist, ArtLink at Sotheby’s, International Young Art Competition

Building Competition Award, San Francisco Art Institute Photography Department

1997
Marin Arts Council, Honorable Mention, Individual Artist Grant, Marin County, California