• Patrick Strzelec

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
1989 MFA, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1979 BFA, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2016 Associate Professor of Sculpture, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University New Brunswick N.J.
2010-2016 Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University,New Brunswick, NJ
2009 Adjunct Professor, Sculpture Department, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Ramapo, NJ
1998-2004 Rudolph Arheim Lecturer in Sculpture, Full Faculty, Visual and Environmental Studies Department, Harvard
University, Cambridge, MA
1996-1998 Lecturer,Visual and Environmental Studies Department, Harvard University,Cambridge, MA
1991-1996 Instructor, Sculpture Department, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1979 Teaching Assistant, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
   
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1990-2002 Technical Consultant, Joel Shapiro Inc., New York, NY
1989-1991 Supervisor, Instructor, Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture,   Mercerville, NJ
1979-1988 Head of Patination and Restoration, Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ
1980-1987 Restoration Consultant, Malborough Gallery, New York, NY
   
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

2017 

2017          

2016

 

"Patrick Strzelec" ain't no body, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College. PA.

"Patrick Strzelec" maybe, maybe not, Garrision Arts Center, Garrison N.Y.

"Patrick Strzelec" Terrace Project, Princeton Council of the Arts, Princeton N.J.

"Patrick Strzelec" Garth Greenan Gallery New York, NY

2015 "Patrick Strzelec" Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Mariboe Gallery, The Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ
2014 "no-gotiation" Trout Gallery, Emil R. Weiss Center for the Arts, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
2013 "aangelegenheid," European Ceramics Work Center (EKWC), Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
2012 "Sculpture," Gary Snyder/Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY
2012 "Ball Joint," Grounds for Sculpture, Mercerville, New Jersey
2007 "Patrick Strzelec," Gallerie Rackey, Bad Honnef, Germany
2006 "Distanzdialog," Michael Schultz Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2006 "16 drawings and a sculpture," OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
2004 "180 drawings and a dunce cap," OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
2002 "Objects of," OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
2001 "Patrick Strzelec, New Work," Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
2001 "Patrick Strzelec," Jay Grimm Gallery, New York, NY
2000 "Sculpture," Jay Grimm Gallery, New York, NY
1997 "Drawings," University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
1995 "Patrick Strzelec," The Center for the Visual Arts at the Toledo Museum of Fine Art, Toledo, OH
1992 "New Sculpture," Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY
1991 "Sculpture," Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY
1990 "Patrick Strzelec," Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY
1990 American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
1988 Munson Williams Proctor Museum, Utica, NY
   

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2022     

2109

2019          

2016

"On Jupiter" Works from The Beth Rubin DeWoody Collection, Olin Galleries, Roanoke College,Virginia  

Michael Schultz Gallery, Moonlight, Mund Hotel, Berlin Germany 

Beth DeWoody Inaugural Exhibition, The Bunker, West Palm Beach. Fl. 

American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitional Exhibition , New York NY

2014 Full House, Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Miami Project, Garth Greenan Gallery, Miami, FL 
2012 Chicago Expo for Contemporary Art, Garth Greenan Gallery, Chicago, IL
Miami Basel, Gary Snyder/Garth Greenan Gallery, Miami, FL
schwarz/weib trifft farbe, Cas/Salzburg Art Space, Austria
Armory Show, New York, NY
Welcome Back, Rutgers Faculty & Graduate Students. Rutgers, New Brunswick
2011 "Put Up or Shut UP," New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
2009 "Back to Front," OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
2008 Untitled, OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
"Group," Michael Schultz Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2007 Summer Show, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
2005 "Art Köln," Michael Schultz Gallery, Köln, Germany
2004 "Black/white and in between," OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
2003 "Uptown/Downtown," JG/Contemporary, New York, NY
"Vessels," Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House, New York, NY
"Sculpture Project," Bristol-Meyers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ
2002 "VES @ work," Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
"Four Gallery Artists," JG Contemporary/James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
"Affinities," Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
"Process on Paper," OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
2001 "Off the Wall, Artists Affiliated with Rutgers University" Bristol-Meyers Squibb
Gallery, Princeton, NJ
2000 "Drawings and Photos," Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
"Inside/Outside," Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1998 "Biennial '98," Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
"Cast in Iron," Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
1997 "Naturalism," Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
"Artists at Harvard," Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Grammercy International Exhibition, Grammercy Park, New York, NY
"Six Contemporary Artists," Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
1996 "Affinities," Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
"Segal, Edwards, Strzelec, Lobe, Shaun, Moore," Ramapo College Museum, Ramapo, NJ
1995 "Sculptural Cross Section," Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ
1994 Abington Art Center, 1994 Sculpture Series, Abington, PA
1993 Master Prints from the Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, NoyesMuseum,Oceanville, NJ
"Gallery Artists," Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY
"Prints," Rosemont College, Philadelphia, PA
"Scaled Down," Freedman Gallery, Albright College Center for the Arts, Reading, PA
"Form and Illusion," Hicks Art Center, Newtown, PA
"The Strauss Collection," Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
1991 The James Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
"Group Show," Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY
Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 "Rome Prize Show," American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
1989 "Bella Roma," American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
T.A.W.A. New Jersey Artists, Trenton, NJ
Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
1988 "Group Show," Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Princeton Gallery of Fine Art, Princeton, NJ
"New Jersey Annual," Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
"Summer Show," Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"National Iron," Birmingham Museum, Birmingham, AL
"Lillian Ball, Patrick Strzelec & Steve Wood," Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY
"New Jersey Artists," Princeton Gallery of Fine Art, Princeton, NJ
1987 "Sculpture," Douglas Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
"New Jersey Artists," West New Jersey Arts Center, Trenton, NJ
Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
1986 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ
"33rd Juried Exhibition," Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ
Perkins Art Center, Moorestown, NJ
"Sculpture at Ramapo," Ramapo Galleries, Mahwah, NJ
1985 Susanne Hillberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI
"New Talent, New Jersey," Princeton Gallery of Fine Art, Princeton, NJ
"Invitational Exhibition," Holland, MI
1984 "Recent Sculpture," New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
"Group Show," H.F. Manes Gallery, New York, NY
"Original Cast," Warner Communications, New York, NY
1983 "Group Show," 14 Sculptors, New York, NY
1982 Potsdam State University, Utica, NY
"Ellarslie Open," Trenton Museum, Trenton, NJ
Hunterdon Art Gallery, Clinton, NJ
1981 Grace Gallery, New York, NY
"22nd Annual Invitational Art Exhibit," Union, NJ
Towson State Gallery, Towson, MD
Canal House Gallery, Georgetown, Washington, DC
1980 "21st Annual Invitational Art Exhibit," Union, NJ
Atelier Group Show, Princeton, NJ
1979 "Traveling Sculpture Show - Midwest Sculptors - Metal Sculptures from Southern Illinois University," Carbondale, IL
Richert Ziebolt Trust Award Exhibition, Carbondale, IL
1978 "Regional Mid-state Show," Evansville, IN
   
PUBLICATIONS

2019

2016

60th anniversity Issue "Ambit" (Edition 237)

Olivia Bax, Ambit, Cover and interview,London England, (Edition 223)

2015 Fichner-Rathus, Lois, "Foundations of Art and Design," Cengage Learning Inc., Nelson
EDUCATION LTD.,ISBN-13:9781285456546. [Referenced Artist, p. 223]
2014

Ana Cardeira Mafalda, Rodrigo Bettencourt da Câmara, Patrick Strzelec, Nick Schiavon, José Mirão, António Candeias, Maria Luísa Carvalho and Marta Manso; "White Spots on Smoke Rings by Bruce Nauman: A Case Study On Contemporary Art Conservation Using Microanalytical Techniques," Microscopy and Microanalysis, Volume 21/ Issue01/ February 2015, pp 15 - 19.

DOI: (About DOI) , Published online: 27 August 2014

2013

2012

Published sculpture "Expo Chicago" Chicago Illionis

Published Drawings, Harvard Review, Number 41.

   
REVIEWS AND CATALOGUES

2022

2019 

2016

"On Jupiter" (exhibition catalogue) 

60th anniversity Issue "Ambit" (Edition 237) London, England

Raina Mehler Sculpture "NewYork- Review Patrick Strzelec Garth Greenan Gallery" (May Vol.35)
Olivia Bax, Ambit, London England, (Edition 223) London, England

2015 Mergel, Jen, "Patrick Strzelec," (exhibition catalogue)
Yau, John, "Patrick Strzelec, It is What it isn’t," Hyperallergic ( September 25, 2015)
Gordon, William, "Public to Choose Sculpture for Easton’s Karl Stirner Arts Trail," The Morning Call (August 1, 2015)  
2014 Sim, Julius, "A Simpler Way of Looking at Art," Peddie News (October 15, 2014)
Bitts-Jackson, MaryAlice, "Art Can Do That," Dickinson Magazine News (April 3, 2014)
Yau, John, "Patrick Strzelec’s Sculptures Are In The Middle of an ImprobableThought," Hyperallergic, (June 2014)
2013 Moore, Jenny, "Patrick Strzelec," (exhibition catalogue)
Aubrey, Dan, "Myth and Legend Run Wild in GFS Exhibits," U.S.1 (January 9, 2013)
2007 "Sculpturen Kombinient," Anzeiger Koln (March 19, 2007)
2006 Temin, Christine, "Noodling Around", Boston Globe (September 21, 2006)
Frank, Pamela, ""Distanzdialog," (exhibition catalogue)
Krogerman, Bettina, "Distanzdialog," Die Welt, (June 2006)
2005 Summers, Pat, "Sculpture Project," Sculpture, (March 2005)
2002 Temin, Christine, "VES @ work," Boston Sunday Globe, (October 27, 2002)
Millis, Christopher, "Process on Paper," The Boston Phoenix, (January 10, 2002)
2001 "Patrick Strzelec Sculpture," in Art Reviews, The New Yorker, (December 10, 2001)
2000 Heartney, Eleanor, "Patrick Strzelec at Jay Grimm," in Art in America, (July 2000)
Johnson, Ken, "Patrick Strzelec Sculpture," New York Times, (2000)
"Patrick Strzelec Sculpture," in Art Reviews, The New Yorker, (March 2000)
Johnson, Ken, Review/Art, "American Academy of Arts & Letters," New York Times, (2000)
1999 Chase, Joseph P., "VES Visitors," The Harvard Crimson (May 17, 1999)
1997 Burnham, Laura E., The Garden Matrix, (exhibition catalog)
1996 Wilkin, Karen, "Contemporary and Historical Art," Partisan Review, (December 1996)
Smith, Roberta, "Across the Generations, Side by Side, Review of ‘Affinities’ Show at Snyder Fine Art," New York Times, (August 2, 1996)
Watkins, Eileen, "Sculpture New Jersey," Star Ledger, (September 27, 1996)
Gear, Josephine, Sculpture New Jersey, (exhibition catalog)
1995 Meyerowitz, Jacob, "Sculpture Cross Sections," Express Times, (April 1995)
Watkins, Eileen, "True Partnerships," Sunday Star Ledger, (April 30, 1995)
1994 Donohoe, Victoria, "Garden Matrix," Philadelphia Inquirer, (July 3, 1994)
1993 Fox, Marilyn J., "Scaled Down," Times, (June 20, 1993)
1992 The New Yorker, Art Review, (March 1, 1992)
1991 Kimmelman, Michael, Review/Art, New York Times, (March 22, 1991)
Heartney, Eleanor, Sculpture from the Strauss Collection, (exhibition catalog)
1989 New Jersey State Council on the Arts (exhibition catalog), (September 1989)
1988 Connors, Joseph, American Academy in Rome (exhibition catalog)
   
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Upcoming Visiting Artist, Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Germany

2019

2014

 

Guest Spaeker "Interdisplinary Dimensionalism" Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick New Jersey

Lead Panelist in Panel Discussion, "The Future of Art Programs in Academia," Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, October 29, 2014
Visiting Artist Lecturer, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

2013 Artist Residency, European Ceramics Work Center (EKWC), Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (September – November 2013)
Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
2012 Visiting Artist, Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Germany
Visiting Artist Lecturer, College of Visual & Performing Arts, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
1995 Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1993 Visiting Lecturer, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
1992 Artist in Residence, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Artist in Residence, Printmaking Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1991 Artist in Residence, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Visiting Artist, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
Lecturer, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
1990 Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1989 Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy
1987 Visiting Artist, Murray State University, Murray, KY
1986 Visiting Lecturer at the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
1985 Visiting Artist, Munson Williams Proctor Museum of Art, Utica, NY
1992 Lecturer and Demonstrator of Patination for Nonferrous Metal; 13th International Sculpture Conference, Oakland, CA
1980 Demonstration in Patination, International Sculpture Conference, Washington, DC [Restored eight Rodin sculptures.]
1975-78 Foundry Technician, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
   
AWARDS

2020

2019 

2107

2016

Educator of the year Award, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton Township, N.J.  

American Academy in Rome, Affiliate Fellow, Rome Italy 

Chancelor Scholar Award, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 

Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence, Rutgers University, New Brinswick, New Jersey

2013 Artist Residency Award, European Ceramics Work Center (EKWC), Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
2003 Cill Rialaig Project, Ballenskillings, Ireland
1990-91 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship Award, Sculpture
1988-89 Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Awarded in Sculpture
1988 National Endowment for the Arts Award, Sculpture
New Jersey State Council of the Arts, Sculpture
1985 New Jersey State Council of the Arts, Sculpture
1979 Richert Ziebolt Trust Award
Johnson Foundation Grant
   
COMMISSIONS
2017 Einstein's Brain, Princeton, New Jersey
2014 Dickinson College, Weiss Center of the Arts, Carlisle, PA
2012 MIMA, New York, NY
2011 Hyatt Hotel, New York, NY
2008 Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
2007 Bella Condominiums, Atlantic City, NJ
2006 Private Collection, Garrison, NY
2002 Private Residence, Wellesley, MA
1999 J. Lane, Oakland, CA
1996 Buckhorn, Pound Ridge, NY
1995 United States Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC
Robert & Annemarie Shapiro Collection, Greenwich, CT
1994 Private Residence, Fisher Island, NY
1993 Rutgers University, Busch Campus, New Brunswick, NJ 
   
OUTDOOR INSTALLATIONS

2018

2015

Bucks County Community College, Newtown , PA

Karl Stirner Arts Trail, Easton, PA

2012 Grounds for Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ
2003-2005 Bristol-Meyers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ
1991-2002 Toledo Museum, Toledo, OH
Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1994-1997 Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
   
COLLECTIONS

Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick New Jersey

Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT

Toledo Museum, Toledo, OH

Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

Buckhorn, Pound Ridge, NY

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Joan Sonnabend, Boston, MA

Vera List Collection, New York, NY

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Trenton Museum, Trenton, NJ

Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

Camellia Genovese, Boston, MA

Iwan Steichberger, Boston, MA

Linda Daitz, New York, NY

Leda Hornick Collection, New York, NY

Edward R. Downe, Jr. Collection, New York, NY

Barbara Toll, New York, NY

Robert and Anne Marie Shapiro, Greenwich, CT

Marc & Livia Strauss Collection, Chappaqua, NY

The Mallin Collection, Pound Ridge, NY

Joel Shapiro, Ellen Phelan, New York, NY

Jane Vorhees, Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

Judith and David Brodsky, Princeton, NJ

Jeff Lane, Oakland, CA

Lynn and Barbara Wickwire, Boston, MA

Barbara Plumeri, Boston, MA

Ned Richardson, Boston, MA

Mark and Barbara Todd, Chicago, IL

Dr. Michael Alpert, Garrison, NY

Dr. Ira Gouterman, Carversville, PA

Lee Balter, Garrison, NY

Gary Snyder, New York, NY

Dr. Steven and Kate Somers

Beth Rudin DeWoody

Garth Greenan and Bryan Davidson Blue

Tom Papa

James Keith (JK) Brown

Eric Diefenbach