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Pat Brentano
PatBrentano.com
Patbrentano@gmail.com

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2021 NATIVE HABITAT, Monmouth Museum, NJ
2019 GREEN,The Gallery at the Foundry, West Stockbridge, Ma.
2019 IS THERE NO DECENCY, The Gallery at the Foundry, West
Stockbridge, Ma.
2015 Beauregard Gallery, Rumson, NJ
2015 Johnson &Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
2013 NJ State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
2012 THE NATURE OF BIRDS, Efroymson Conservation Center, The Nature Conservancy, Indianapolis, Indiana
2011 WE DONT OWN NATURE, WE ARE PART OF IT, Evansville Museum of Arts
and Sciences, Evansville, Indiana
2010 ENDANGERED BIRDS OF NJ, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, NJ
2009 Endangered and Threatened Birds Installation, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ
2009 MISSING TREES, Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ
2008 MISSING TREES, Borough of Highland Park, Outdoor Installation
2007 Emerging Artist Series, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2021 Artsy,The Drawing Rooms, REWRITING HER STORY
2021 STORYTELLING, Silverman Hamilton Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
2021 A GATHERING OF FACEBOOK FRIENDS,The Gallery Space, Rahway, NJ
2020 MAKING A WAY,Salem State University, Mass.
2020 CONGRUENCE, I Like Your Work, summer juried exhibition
2020 MAKING A WAY, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
2020 R’EMERGED, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
2020-21 DISSONANCE, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
2020 14C ARTFAIR,JURIED EXHIBITION, Jersey City, NJ
2019 MOTHER EARTH,Rahway NJ
2018 FACES,Site:Brooklyn,Brooklyn, NY
2018 52nd FOUNDERS JURIED ARTS AWARD EXHIBITION, Naples Art
Associations, Naples, Fla.
2018 GREEN PERSPECTIVES, Puffin Foundation Gallery
2017 RED MATTERS,Hunterdon Museum,curator Dr.Heather Cammarata-
Seale
2016 NEW DRAWINGS, NEW JERSEY,The Drawing Rooms,Jersey City NJ,
Curator Anne Trauben
2016 BLACK,WHITE AND GREEN, Gallery at 14 Maple, Morristown, NJ
Curator Kathryn Murdock
2016, Puffin Alliance Gallery, Teaneck NJ, curator, Andrew Lee
2016 FLIGHT, Marie L.Matthews Gallery, Princeton NJ.curator,Diana
Moore
2014 PULP CULTURE,PAPER IS THE MEDIUM, Morris Museum,Morristown,NJ 2012 Cut Paper,Hammonton Gallery, Stockton College, NJ
2012 The Song of the Land, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, California
2012 Thomaston Gallery Thomaston Maine, curator Pamela Parsons
2012 DENDROLOGY, Noyes Museum, curator Dorrie Papademetrious
2012 THE GARDEN STATEMENT, Karl and Helen Burger Gallery, Kean
University,Union,NJ
2011 SUPER-SIZED, Mary Washington University, Fredericksburg, VA
2010 WIND THROUGH THE TREES, Jenkins Arboretum and Gardens, Devon,PA
2010 EARTH,University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
2009 FOUND,Artist Explore the Environment”, Scottsdale, Arizona
2009 ARTSCAPE, Public Art”, Pittsfield, Mass.
2009 EXQUISITE CORPSE, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
2009 CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AT CHESTERWOOD, Chesterwood Museum,
Mass.
2009 CIRCULATION, I-Park, Environmental Artists Exhibition, East
Haddam, Mass.
2009 2009 DOWNTOWN SCULPTURE IN THE STREETS, Albany, NY
2008 CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AT CHESTERWOOD, Chesterwood Museum,
Mass.
2008 SCULPTORE, Shore Contemporary Museum, Long Branch, N.J.
2008 SPRAWL, Jersey City Museum
2007 ON THE MARK, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Appalachian
University
2007 McCaughen and Burr Gallery, St. Louis Mo.
2007 FELLOWSHIP EXHIBITION, Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson
University
2007 ARTS ANNUAL,The Noyes Museum

COMMISSIONS:
MD Anderson
Memorial Sloan Kettering, NJ
University Medical Center of Princeton, Plainsboro, NJ
Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ
Hackensack Hospital, NJ
Efroymson Conservation Center, Indianapolis IN
Reed Reeves Arboretum, Summit, NJ
The Raptor Trust, NJ

COLLECTIONS:
Gracie Square Hospital, NY
MD Anderson
Memorial Sloan Kettering, NJ
Price Waterhouse, NJ
Dev Technology Group, Egg Harbor Township, NJ
University Medical Center of Princeton, Plainsboro, NJ
Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ
Hackensack Hospital, Hackensack NJ
One National Bank, Evansville, Indiana, Citizens Bank, Evansville, IN
Dean Witter, NYC, Pepsi Cola, Evansville, IN
Becton Dickinson, Rutherford,

INTERVIEWS:
2021 Podcast;The Art of Conversation- Coffee with NJ Audubon
2012 Pat Brentano, Artist and Environmentalist, NJN State of the Arts, produced by Eric Schultz- aired nationally on PBS
2010 The Re-greening Project/An Interview with Pat Brentano, Institute for Women’s Leadership, produced by Alex Pacia

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PUBLICATIONS/CATALOGUES:
2019 Open Horizons, online magazine
2013 Wall Street Journal
2013 Associated Press
2012 Indianapolis Monthly, June 2012, Nesting Place, Marc D. Allan
2012 The Garden Statement Project, Catalogue/Kean University with
foreword by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado
2011 We Don’t Own Nature. We’re a Part of It! Catalogue/ Evansville,
Museum with foreword by John Streetman, Director
2009 Sculpture Magazine, Nov. 09 vol 28, No.9, Christine Temin
2009 Boston Globe, Arts, August 28, 09 Glimmers in the Woods, Cate
McQuaid
2009 Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Shadows of Our Missing Trees
2009 Alternative Press.Com
2009 Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood/ Chesterwood Museum/ Curator Denise Markonish/ foreword by director Donna Hassler
2008, Art Review-Outdoors, and Out of Bounds, NY Times, Benjamin
Gennoccio
2008 Sprawl, catalogue Jersey City Museum/ Curator Rocio Aranda-
Alvarado,foreward by director Marion Grzesiak
2007 New Jersey Arts Annual:Fine Arts, Catalogue The Noyes Museum
2007, Courier News, Disappearing Act, Ralph Bellantoni
2007 NY Arts Magazine, Identity, Kathryn Klanderman, France Garrido
2006 New York Times, March 15, Peter Applebome
2005-06 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition,
2005 Weir Farm Visiting Artist Exhibition/ catalogue, foreword by Amy
Allen
2002 Drawings 2002, New Jersey Center For Visual Arts/ catalogue/ foreword by Lisa Dennison, Chief Curator Deputy Director of the Solomon Guggenheim Museum, NYC
1993 Star Ledger, Weekend Plus
1993 Courier News, Ralph Bellantoni, Review of Exhibition
1985 Courier News, The Contemporary Landscape
1981 New York Times
1985 Evansville Courier and Press, At the Museum, John Streetman,
Director
1981 Sotheby’s, Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and
Sculpture
1993 The New York Times Art View, Michael Kimmelman

GRANTS, AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES
2019 Wait listed Millay Colony
2015 NJ Audubon Richard Kane Conservation Award
2011 Martha and Merritt DeJong Visiting Artist Fellowship,
Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences
2009 Lillian Heller Curators Award, Chesterwood Museum, curator
Denise Markonish
2009 I-Park, Environmental Artist Residency
2008 Puffin Foundation Grant
2006 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Fellowship
2005 Weir Farm Trust, Visiting Artist Grant, Wilton, CT.
1973 Midstate’s Purchase Award, Evansville Museum, Evansville,
IN.

TEACHING POSITIONS:
2011 Visiting Artist, Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers
2011 Visiting Artist, Marywood University, Scranton Pa
2011 Visiting Artist in Residence, Evansville Museum of Arts and
Sciences
2002-11, Adjunct Professor, Painting and Drawing, Kean
University
2007 Visiting Professor,Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers
University
1974-78 Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Kenosha and


LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS:
2021 Artist Talk,Bowers Gallery,Jersey City, NJ
2021 Artist Talk,Monmouth Museum, NJ
2021 NJ Audubon Podcast,NJ
2021 Virtual Artist Talk, Monmouth Museum,NJ
2019 Coffee Club, NYC
2018 Charles Addams Festival Panel Moderator, Lighter Side of
Darkness, Westfield, NJ
2017 Westfield Garden Club, Westfield, NJ
2016 Westfield Historical Society, Westfield, NJ
2016 Plainfield Garden Club, Plainfield NJ
2015 NJ Rake and Hoe Garden Club, NJ
2014 Westfield Rotary, Westfield, New Jersey
2014 Visiting Artist, Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers
2014 Webinar, Eco-Schools NJ Audubon
2013 University of Georgia, Atlanta Georgia
2013 Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers
2012 Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
2011 Visiting Artist, Marywood University, Scranton, Pa
2011 Indiana Nature Conservancy, Evansville, Indiana
2011 Evansville Audubon Society
2011 Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, Indiana
2010 New Jersey Audubon, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, NJ
2009 Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, Mass.
2008 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


EDUCATION:
MFA 1973 Tyler School of Art, Temple University
BFA 1971 Washington University School of Fine Arts, St. Louis, Mo.
1994 New York Studio School, Painting Marathon
2020 New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon
2021 New York Studio School, Abstraction in Nature