Department of Art Alumni

Francis Patnaude

Email: fran45@aol.com.

While teaching as an adjunct professor at WestConn, Francis Patnaude also is the department chair and art teacher at Rumsey Hall School in Washington, CT. He continues his training at the Zen Mountain Monastery in the Eight Gates Training Method and has studied the Japanese brush method, worked with Anthony Caro in the "Water Street Series" at Syracuse University, studied with Huston Smith and attended Studio 70 taught by Michael Skop.

 

Artists worked with or on pieces include:

 

Scoff Burton

Clement Meadmore

Frank Stella

Ronald Bladen

John Newman

George Sugarman

Michael Heizer

Beverly Pepper

William Tucker

Nancy Holt

John Portman

David Von Schlegell

Roy Litchenstein

James Rosati

James Wolfe

 

 

Selected Shows:

 

1998

Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, University Gallery. Collages; month of November.

1998

Forman School, Litchfield, CT. Joyce and Seward Johnson Art Center. Collages, drawings, small sculpture; month of April. 1997 Washington Art Association, Washington, CT. Members show; month of December

1997

Welding Arts Studio, Bethlehem, CT. Paintings, collages, sculpture; month of December; also, June, 1996.

1997

Renova Gallery, Warren, CT. Group sculpture show; June through September; also 1996, 1995.

1997

Zen Mountain Monastery, Mt. Tremper, NY. Group show, Spring Ango project, based on Master Dogen's Shobogenzo.

1997

Western CT State University Art Gallery, Danbury, CT .Faculty Show, February.

1994

Washington Art Association, Washington, CT. Faculty show; fall.

1993

Artspace, New Haven, CT. Invitational show, December.

1992

Wiloughby Sharp Gallery, NYC, NY. Group Show

1989

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury CT, Connecticut Visions Show

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