Pattie Lee Becker



Born Jackson MI, 1975


Lives and works in Denver CO



BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, 1997

MFA, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York NY, 2001



Solo Exhibitions


    Firehouse Art Center, 'Objects in Place', Longmont CO


    Gildar Gallery, ‘Powers of Ten’, Denver CO


     Lincoln Gallery of Naropa University, ‘Recent Works on Paper’, Boulder CO

     Rude Gallery of RMCAD, ‘What I Once Thought Was Mine is Now Ours’, Denver CO

     Illiterate Gallery, ‘Psychescapes’, Denver CO


     Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Ropes’, Boulder CO


     Bird, ‘Out of My Head’, New York NY


     A.I.R. Gallery, ‘The Harbingers’, Brooklyn NY  

     Wave Hill, ‘Love First, Live Incidentally or How Humans Grew into Nature’, Bronx NY


Group Exhibitions


     (Forthcoming) UCCS GoCA, 'Untitled', Colorado Springs CO

     Denver Art Museum's Design After Dark, 'Cast', Denver CO


      UCCS GoCA, 'Visual Environments: Pattie Lee Becker and Suchitra Mattai', Colorado Springs CO

     Gildar Gallery, ‘Group Show Vol. 3’, Denver CO


     Icecube Gallery, ‘Icebreaker 3’, Denver CO

     Gildar Gallery, ‘Inaugural Exhibition Vol. 2’, Denver CO


     Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and DWR, ‘White Space 2011’, Boulder CO

     Denver Theater District (DTD), ‘2011’, Denver CO


     Michael Rosenthal Gallery, ‘Beyond Arcadia (A Poem for New Jersey)’, San Francisco, CA

     Anderson Ranch Patton-Malott Gallery, ‘Made: Artist Projects at Anderson Ranch’, Snowmass Village CO

     Slideluck Potshow, ‘Exploration’, Boulder CO

     Endden Bellegrade, ‘Blackbox Theater as Abandoned Zoo’, Boulder CO


     Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and DWR, ‘White Space 2’, Boulder CO


     The Horticultural Society of New York, ‘Breaking Ground’, New York NY

     PS1 Greater New York 2005: Performance Series, ‘Can’t Find the Bottom’, LIC NY

     Parker’s Box, ‘I AM 5 Art Fair’, Representing Klaus Von Kichtssagend, Brooklyn NY

     Black and White Gallery, ‘Buy it Now’, Brooklyn NY


     The Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, ‘After Goya’, New York NY


     HERE art, ‘Mysterious Journey’, New York NY


     PS 122 Gallery, ‘Pattie Lee Becker and Francesco Simeti’, New York NY


Grants and Awards


     Denver Art Museum's Design After Dark, 'Cast', Denver CO - Awarded "Best Act"


     Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA – Visiting Artist

     Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village CO – Visiting Artist


     20 x 200: A Jen Bekman Project, New York  NY – Edition Recipient


     A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn NY – Fellowship Recipient


     Ucross Foundation, Sheridan WY – Spring Resident


     Lower East Side Printshop, New York NY – Special Editions Fellow

     LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, New York, NY Neiman Fellow


     The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz NY – Winter Resident


Teaching Experience

Colorado College: Colorado Springs CO, 2013  -  Visiting Artist

Massachusetts College of Art: MFAWC Program, Boston MA, 2012  -  Mentor

Rocky Mountain College Of Art And Design, Denver CO, 2010 – 2012  -  Adjunct Faculty

     Classes: Investigations I & II: Soft Sculpture, Introduction to Sculpture, Contemporary Art Studio, Experimental  Figure Studies

Naropa University, Boulder CO, 2010 – 2011  -  Adjunct Faculty and Visiting Artist

     Classes: Introduction to Drawing, 2D Design, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Special Topics: Narratives in Art

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder CO, 2010  -  Lecturer

     Class: Foundations

Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art, Boulder CO, 2009 - 2012  -  Instructor

     Classes: Soft Sculpture & Drawing

Columbia University School Of The Arts, New York NY, 2000 & 2004  -  Instructor

     Classes: Intro to Printmaking & Silkscreen