United States of America, 1978
5 works available
Dane Patterson uses photo-realistic details to depict meticulously staged disarray in his drawings. He takes inspiration from objects and begins his creating process by photographing models precariously and playfully covered in random objects. With his particular drawing method, Dane Patterson achieves photo realism with elaborate composition in which he engages the figures and the objects in an interdepend dialogue. His works, with amazing contrast and textures by his talented skills using graphite on paper, represent the reality of specific people, objects and situations yet defy both time and balance.
Dane Patterson was born in Columbus, Indiana in 1978. He graduated from IUPUI Herron School of Art in Indianapolis in 2002 and pursued a M.F.A. from School of Visual Arts in New York. His awards and distinctions include, Artist Fellowship in Drawing, Printmaking and Book Arts, New York Foundation for Arts (2009); MacDowell Colony Residency and Fellowship (2010) and Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Competition Award Nomination (2010). Dane Patterson has participated in numerous exhibitions including Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland; The Proposition Gallery, New York, USA; Exit Art, New York, USA; Real Art Ways, New Haven, USA; The Morris Museum, Morristown, USA; Drury University, Springfield, USA and Gallery 32, London, UK. The artist lives and works in New York, USA.