Patterson, Graeme

A native of Saskatoon, Graeme Patterson now lives in Halifax. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Interdisciplinary degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (2002), and also studied at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Arts and Science (2000).

His work has been exhibited almost everywhere in Canada, including at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery of the Alberta College of Art + Design (Calgary), The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery (St. John’s), the Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon), and the Open Spaces section of the Toronto International Art Fair, as well as in New York, at the Eli Klein Fine Art gallery. Graeme Patterson is a finalist for the 2009 Sobey Art Award.

Animal Pile

91.5 cm x 61 cm





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Sept 2009: "Taming The Wild", Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal QC

Jan 2009: "Puppet Collective", Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, AB

July-Sept 2008: “Woodrow”, The Rooms provincial art gallery, St.John's, NL

April-June 2008: “Woodrow” , Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

Jan- March 2008: “Woodrow”, Illingworth-Kerr Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB

Sept-Nov 2007: “Woodrow”, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

Jan-Mar 2007: “Woodrow”, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

June -July 2005: “The Games Room”, sculpture/video installation, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC


Sept 2009: 2009 Sobey Art Award Exhibition, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

Jan-April/Sept 2009: "Arena, The Road Game", Just for Laughs Museum,
Montreal, Quebec/ Mocca, Toronto, ON

March-June 2008: “Arena”, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

Sept 2007: “Referencing Alexander Calder”, Eli Klein Fine Art Gallery, NY, NY
Sept 2007: Toronto International Art Fair, Open Spaces, “Hockey Organ”, Toronto, ON
Sept-Oct 2007: "It's a wonderful Life", Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
May-July 2007: “Woodrow”, multimedia installation, Montreal Biennial, Montreal, Quebec

July 2006: Artist in residence Intangible Evidence: creative cultural research The Rooms, St. Johns, Newfoundland

October 2004: 2004 Symposium of Art, Sackville, NB, Struts Artist Run Centre, Owens Gallery
June-July 2004: Group exhibition entitled “Art Nova Scotia” at the William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA, Video/Sculpture Installation
March-April 2004: "Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition" The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB


July 2007: Screening of “Don't Ride Shopping Carts" at the Gimli Film Festival 2007, Gimli, Manitoba

May 2007: Screening of “Monkey and Deer” at the 2007 World Wide Short Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario

Sept 2006: Screening of “Monkey and Deer” at the 2006 Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sept 2005: Screening of multiple animations “Ghosts of Woodrow” at the 2005 Toronto International
Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario
May 2005: Screening of “Don't Ride Shopping Carts" at Signal and Noise 2005, Video In, Vancouver, BC
April 2005: Screening of “Romancing the Farm”, Classical/Digital: new developments in animation art,
Center for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS
January 2005: Screening of "Don't Ride Shopping Carts" at the International Festival of Animated
Objects, Calgary, Alberta


Canadian Art - Sobey Finalists 2009

Graeme Patterson -  Sobey Award