PATRICK MCGEE

contact: adequatearts at gmail dot com

RESUME

Exterior Art Projects:

2005 Public Art Commission, “Heliosphere, Biosphere, Technosphere”, Exelon Pavilion,
Millennium Park, with Adelheid Mers, Chicago, IL

2004/5 Exterior anodized aluminum photo mural, in 8 panels Fire Station #3, Evanston,
in collaboration with Adelheid Mers

2004 Exterior anodized aluminum photo mural, in 4 panels, private commission, Chicago,
in collaboration with Adelheid Mers

2001 Commissioned Finalist, American Airlines Concourse Artwork Initiative, O’Hare
International Airport, Chicago, IL (project was cancelled before award)

One and Two - Person Shows:

2007 "United States Geological Survey (USGS) paintings" at "The Artist Project", Chicago

2004 "Kerplunk", Anderson Gallery, Drake University, DesMoines, Iowa

2003 “U7”, solo show, Hyde Park Art Center, (catalog) Chicago, IL

2002 “Logical Depth” , solo show, Refugium Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2002 "Rectangle into Square", Lake Forest College Sonnenschein Gallery,Lake Forest, IL

2000 “Orange Buckyball”, solo show, Arena Gallery, Chicago

1998 “ Linear Exchange” at “Not in my lobby, you don’t”, Hyde Park Art Center and One Financial Place, Chicago, IL

1996 “Bureau of Standards”, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago

1996 “Installationen”, with Adelheid Mers, Galerie Johannes Zielke, Berlin, Germany

1995 “Fulcrum”, with Jennifer Krauss, Tom Blackman Associates, Chicago

1994 “Truth and Beauty”, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago

Selected Group Shows:

2007/08 “Mapping the Self”, curated by Tricia van Eck, Museum of Contemporary Art,

Chicago

2006 "(Dodeca)dodecahedron", at “Takeover”, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2003 "Not Just Another Pretty Face", Hyde Park Art Center Chicago

2002 “Just Good Art”, Invitational Auction/Exhibition, Hyde Park Art Center Chicago

2001 “Collaborative Fusion”, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

2001 “Just Good Art”, Invitational Auction/Exhibition, Hyde Park Art Center Chicago

2000 “Siteworks”, Gallery 312, Chicago

2000 “Blink: Interventions in the Salon”, Northern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago

1999 “Millenium Fusion Project”, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago

1999 “Orange Girders and Truss” at “A Show” Ten in One Gallery, Chicago

1999 “Orange Rumor” at “Otherville” University of Illinois Gallery, Normal, IL

1998 "Sculpture in Chicago: The next Generation", UIC Gallery 400

1997 “Crossing” at “Site Specific Installations”, St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago

1997 “From a Whisper to a Scream”, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago

1997 “Navigating Spaces”, Northwestern University/Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL

1997 “Vorfrühling”, cb gallery, Vienna, Austria

1995 “The Grid Show”, UIC Gallery 400, Chicago

1995 “12th Benefit Art Auction”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1993 “Categories of Robert Smithson”, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago

1992 “Metaphysical and Metaphorical Tools by Artists”,
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, WI

1992 “Grit and Polish - Art and Space”, State of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago

1992 “Earth Statements”, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago

1991 “Guess Game”, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago

1991 “Mind/ Matter=Sculpture, Fermi Lab, Batavia, IL

1991 “Inaugural Exhibition”, Tough Gallery, Chicago

1991 “Jacobi, McGee, Mers”, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago

1990 “Director’s Choice”, DeGraaf Fine Art, Chicago

Education
1985 BFA, Sculpture, Kansas City Art Institute, with Dale Eldred and Jim Leedy
1982-83 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sculpture

Awards
2002 Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant
1995 Chicago Artists International Program Grant, (CAIP)
1994 Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, (CAAP)
1980 Nancy Joyce Murray Memorial Scholarship

Selected Publications
January 2007, “Window of opportunity: the recent opening of the Hyde Park Art Center in new quarters provides Chicago with a chance, rare in any art community, to rethink the overall ecology of its art institutions and their missions”, Art in America, by Susan Snodgrass

Fall/Winter 2006, “Truth and Consequences”, Public Art Review, by Jeff Huebner et al

2003, "U7", Roberta Lord, Catalog

Sept. 1999 “Fab Five”, Chicago Social Magazine, by Kim Bastyr

May 22, 97 “On Exhibit: modern art on holy ground”, The Reader, by Jeff Huebner

Spring 1997 “Statistical Research”, Whitewalls, by the artist

May/June 96 “In With the Out Crowd” Dialogue, by Timothy Porges

May 1996 “Bureau of Standards”, booklet, by the artist

April 1994 “McGee...”, Chicago Tribune , David McCracken

Sept.1992 “Earth Statements”, The Reader, Mandy Morrison

July 1992 “Just Plane Screwy” , exhibition catalog, Charles A.Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, WI

3/4/1992 “Guess Game”, Flash Art, by Kathryn Hixson

works in collections
First National Bank of Chicago
Lance Kinz, New York
Tom Blackman, Chicago
Jason Pickleman, Chicago