Amy Patton
artist and filmmaker






Amy Patton (American, *1979) lives and works in Berlin. She completed studies at the Universitaet der Kuenste Berlin and The University of Texas at Austin. Solo exhibitions and projects have been shown at the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, New York (2009) u. Blaffer Art Museum, Houston (2010); other group shows and screenings have been held at Magazin 4, Bregenz, and Brandenburger Kunstverein, Potsdam (2010); Sculpture Center, New York (2009); Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo (2008); Museum Ludwig, Cologne (2007); PIEROGI Brooklyn / Leipzig (2006).

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Amy Patton, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, Texas
2010 Ramapo Curatorial Prize Exhibition: About The Object, curated by Christina Linden, Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts, Mahwah, New Jersey (catalogue)
2009 About The Object, curated by Christina Linden, CCS Bard, Annendale-on-Hudsen, New York
2007 The Last Picture Show, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany
2006 A Satisfied Mind, Pierogi Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions / Screenings

2013 S/His the one at Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna (with Mathilde ter Heijne)
2012 Various Stages, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
2012 Temporary Autonomous Zone, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna
2011 based in Berlin, Neue Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin
2011 The Politics of Photography as Mnemonic Device, Harvard University, Boston
2010 NOIR COMPLEX, Magazin 4: Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria (catalogue)
2010 NOIR COMPLEX, Brandenburger Kunstverein, Potsdam, Germany
2010 Amy Patton, Dirk Peuker, MOMUS, Adam Raymont Splace (base of the Fernsehturm), Berlin
2009 In Practice, Sculpture Center, Long Island, New York
2009 EXHIBITION, 211 Elizabeth Street, New York
2009 Zeigen: Eine Audiotour durch Berlin, Temporaere Kunsthalle, Berlin
2009 Fragmented series of movements, Se8, London
2009 Experimentelle Filmreihe, screening, artist talk for experimental film series, D21, Leipzig
2008 The more things change…, special screening of Berlin-based artists films, Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Thailand and Kino Arsenal, Berlin
2008 This Is Curating (1-50 Results), Firstdraft, Sydney, Australia
2008 Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo (film screening with artist talk)
2007 Notes on Places, curated by Leif Magne Tangen, Kunsthalle Berlin-Lichtenberg
2007 Kunstfilmbiennale, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2007 Kronacher Videopreis 2007, Kronach Germany
2006 Five Years After, Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York
2006 Urban Appearances, invited by Susanne Prinz and Lilian Engelmann, Kunstverein Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin
2006 Look, Win, Get it On curated by Art Office, UCLA Art Department, Los Angeles
2005 Pierogi Flat Files, Pierogi Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
2005 EMAF European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany [catalogue]
2005 Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France
2005 25th VIPER International Festival for Video and New Media, Basel, Switzerland
2004 Underground, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2003 Verfuehren Verboten: Videos aus Bilbao und Berlin, Augenblick: Raum fuer Gegenwaertige Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2002 London Biennale, Berlin, Germany

Aaron Moulton, The Hierophant, TWIN Magazine, Issue II
Ein Snapschuss, art Magazin
Ingo Niermann, Ich und die Dinge, DARE Magazin, April 2010
Vernon Caldera, The Reconstructed Realities of Amy Patton
Lori Cole, “Critics’ Pick: In Practice,” Artforum.com, 2/15/2009
Silke Hohmann, Monopol Watchlist: Fuenf junge Kuenstler, die uns aufgefallen sind Monopol Magazin 1/2008, Jan, 54 (ill.)

Awards / Residencies
2010 Artist-in-Residence, Cynthia Mitchell Woods Center for the Arts, Houston
2010 Project Grant, Cynthia Mitchell Center for the Arts, Houston
2008 Artist-In-Residence, Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo
2008 Travel grant, Goethe Institut, Cairo

2009 Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Spring Thesis Projects
2009 Sculpture Center, Long Island, In-Practice
2010 Blaffer Gallery, Art Museum of the University of Houston