CURRICULUM VITAE

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Aug 2006-Present
Associate Professor—Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
July-Aug 2013
Invited Artist—Ohio University Study Abroad at the International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary
Jan-Mar 2013
Mcknight Residency—Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
May-July 2011
Guest Artist—The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Sept 2002-Aug 2005           
Resident Artist—Harbourfront Arts Centre, Toronto, ON
Sept 2005-July 2006
Visiting Artist/Assistant Professor—Ohio University, Athens, OH
Oct 2001-Aug 2002
Visiting Assistant Professor—University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
The Thing of It, Hunter Project Room, Hunter College, New York, NY (upcoming)
2015
Mudmaid Museum, Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009
Mississippi Mudmaid Museum, Creative Electric Studios: Art Boat, Mississippi River, Minneapolis, MN
2008
The Girls for the well and Other Distractions, South East Missouri University, Cape Girardeau, MO
2007
What I meant to Say, Curator: Alex Lopez, Vtrue Artspace, San Antonio, TX
2006
Vreggle Vripps, Creative Electric Studios, Minneapolis, MN
Vreggle Vripps, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH                 
2004
Shuffle Step, Solo Exhibition, Creative Electric Studios, Minneapolis, MN              

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016
Jennifer Anderson + Pattie Chalmers: Printmaking + Ceramics, Shircliff Gallery, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN
2013
Closely Becomes Wonderful, Carmela Laganse + Pattie Chalmers, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN
2012
Bill O'Donnell + Pattie Chalmers, McClean County Art Center, Curator: Claire Hedden, Bloomington, IL
2011
Intimations of Candor and Culpability, Pavel Amromin & Pattie Chalmers, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Domestic Matters: The Uncommon Apron, Sally D. Francisco Gallery, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ (upcoming)
2018
Palliative Pour, Threadbare Ciderhouse, Pittsburg, PA (upcoming)
2017
Zanesville Prize for Contemorary Ceramics, Zanesville, OH
Illinois Unearthed, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
Cup Show, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
Heads Up, Manheim Gallery, Cottonwood, AZ
APF Preview Show, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Road Side Attractions – Next 5 Exits, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Politics of the figure: ideologies of failure, Archer Gallery, Curator: Zach Tate, Portland, OR
Toy Box Inspiration Through Play, Lockport Gallery, Illinois State Museum, Lockport, IL
Illinois Unearthed, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
Masterful Miniatures: Tiny Works with Enormous Ideas, Regnhardt Gallery at Shrode Art Center, Mount Vernon, IL
Select Works, Blue Spiral 1, Ashville, NC
Sign of the Times, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
American Pottery Festival 2017, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
2016
Labilia, H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
Unresolved, The Galleries of the Cabarrus Arts Council in Concord, NC
Decalomaniacs, Curator: Jeremy Brooks, Belger Crane Yard Studios, Kansas City, MO
Ghosts and Stooges, The Studios Inc., Kansas City, MO
Middle Ground, The Kansas City Art Institute Warehouse, Kansas City, MO
701 Louisiana, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, KS
Mélange à Clay, Andrews Gallery, the College of William and Mary, Curator: Joe Bova Williamsburg, WV
The Figure in Clay, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
Decalomaniacs, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MO
2015
PLAY: Print Processes, Mark Making and Material, Curator: Jason Burnett, Blue Spiral 1, Ashville, NC
Scratching the Surface Invitational Exhibition, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MO
Yunomi Invitational, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA
ErotiClay, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Summer Instructors Exhibition, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2014
Transformation 9:Contemporary Works in Ceramics, Society of Contemporary Clay, Pittsburgh, PA
McKnight Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Complicated History, National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts Concurent Exhibition, Milwaukee, WI
Price of Freedom, National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts Concurent Exhibition, co-curators: Mathew Isaacson and Stefanie Kirkland, Milwaukee, WI  
Rear View:  Looking back while moving forward, Curator: Melanie Egan, York Quay Centre, Toronto, ON
2013
Herstory, the Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Female Figure in Clay, Curator: Amy Slater, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
21st Century Sketchbook, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MO
Define Drawing, Mclean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL
Inspirations - An invitational show curated by the Ceramics Center resident artists, The Ceramics Center Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA
Greetings from Kecskemét, Káplona Galeria, Kecskemét, Hungary
2012
Material Attraction: Diverse Reactions IV, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL
and then…, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
The Ceramic Surface, Invitational Exhibition, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
Preview Exhibition, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS
2011
Figurine, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
The Everenders, Lynn Merhige Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Figuration, the Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Making Fun: the 67th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Curator: Timothy Berg, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Multiple Personalities, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
2010
Renewal Notice:  Creative Reuse in Contemporary Art and Design, Curator: Garth Johnson, American Conservation Film Festival, Shepherdstown, WV
Expat Report, Ontario Craft Council Gallery, Toronto, ON (catalogue)
State of the Art 2010:National Biennial Ceramics Invitational, Curator: Erin Furimsky, Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign, IL (catalogue)
Transcending the figure, Invitational Exhibition, Curator: Tom Bartel, the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH  (catalogue)
The Travel Show, Curator: Peter Morgan, Philadelphia, PA
2009
Spoon it, Fork it, Cut it up, Baltimore Clayworks, Curator: Gail Brown, Baltimore, MD
Cups, National Invitational Exhibition, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
2008
Voices, NCECA Invitation Exhibition, Curators: Holly Hannesian + Kate Lydon, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue)
Ceramic Objects/Conceptual Material, Juror: John Perrault, DDP Gallery, Fayetteville, AR (catalogue)
Mores Revealed, Uncommon Objects, Curator: Melanie Egan, York Quay Centre, Toronto, ON Curiouser and Curiouser, Mclean County Arts Center, Curator: Alison Hatcher, Bloomington, IL (catalogue)
OBJECToronto, Presented by Lafreniere and Pai Gallery at the Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON (catalogue)
2007
Europ-O-centric Works, Curator: Susan O’Brien, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
Ceramics Invitational Exhibition:  Curator: Tom Bartel, Western Kentucky University Gallery, Bowling Green, KY (catalogue)
2006
Good Bird, Bad Bird, Jurors: Namita Wiggers, Marcia Macdonald + Mary Lou Zeek, Contemporary Crafts Museum and Gallery, Portland, OR
2005
Tell, Curator: Melanie Egan, Uncommon Objects, York Quay Centre, Toronto, ON         
Shallow: an examination of ceramic surface, Hilary Masemann+Pattie Chalmers, Studio Works, Toronto, ON
New Work, Two Person Exhibition with Karina Guevin, Lafreniere + Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON
2004
Tekhne, Curator: Melanie Egan, Uncommon Objects, York Quay Centre, Toronto, ON
Same Time and Place, Juror: John Armstrong, York Quay Gallery, Toronto, ON
2003
5th Annual Emerging Sculptors 2003, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, ON
Gimili Film Festival, Gimili, MB           
Curing Insight, Curator: Brad Copping, York Quay Gallery, Toronto, ON
2002
Looped: Video Environments, Juror: Barbara De Genevieve, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Duck Blinders, Faculty Spotlight Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2001
A Likeness; Reexamination of the Contemporary Portrait, Curator: Colleen Mullins, Orbit Gallery,
St. Paul, MN
Below 2001, Juror: Richard Shaw, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
The Third Minnesota National Print Biennial, Juror: T. L. Solien Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN (catalogue)
2000
Clay Invitational, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
á, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1999
Big Ten Conference, Fine Art Exhibit, Big Ten Conference, Inc., Park Ridge, IL
1998
Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award, Shepparton Art Gallery,
Shepparton, Australia (catalogue)
1997
Remotely Inspired, The Pottery Workshop & Showroom, Hong Kong, China
Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, Auckland, New Zealand (catalogue)

SELECTED PRESS + PUBLICATIONS
Seemel, Gwenn, (2016). “A Good Art Marketer Knows How to Listen,” Professional Artist, Apr+May 2016 Volume 30, Number 2 Pg. 15-20
Burnett, Jason Bige, (2015). Graphic Clay: Ceramic Surfaces and Printed Image Transfer,  New York, NY: Lark Sterling Publishing.
Marquis, Andrea,”HERstory”, Ceramics Monthly, Issue 61, No. 8, 2013, p. 44-47
Garcia, Edith, (2012). Ceramics and the Human Figure.  London, UK: A & C Black Publishing.
Seckler, Judy, “Clay’s Good Humour”, Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue 87, 2012, p.13-17
Copeland, Colette, “Figuration at the Clay Studio”, Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue 87, 2012, p. 96-99
Gosh, Archita, “Art of the Deal”, Ceramics Technical, No. 34, 2012, p. 22-25
Davies, Stacy, “Playing with Fire”, Inland Empire Weekly, online edition, February 03, 2011 
Sardy, Marin, “Decal-O-mania,” Santa Fe Reporter. 2010. Santa Fe NM, 6 June 2010
Johnson, Garth, (2009). 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse, Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew. Beverly, MA:  Quarry Books.
“Pattie Chalmers at vTrue Gallery.” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine V15 issue 1, 2008: 51.
Judson, Ben, “What I Meant to Say”.  Emvergeoning. 2007. San Antonio. 14 Jul 2007
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A Likeness: a re-examination of the contemporary portrait, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Arts Section, June 8, 2001   
Ceramics from a Canadian Perspective, Contact, Autumn 1997, no. 110

EDUCATION
1998-2001 Masters of Fine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN    
1989-1993 Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB   
1983-1986 Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES + WORKSHOPS
Mar 2017     Visiting Artist Lecture, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Aug 2017     Two-Week Workshop Instructor, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
Oct 2016      Visiting Artist Lecture + Workshop, Vincesse Universtiy, Vincesse, IN
Jan 2016       Visiting Artist Lecture + One-Day Workshop, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Mar 2016     Visiting Artist Lecture + Two-Day Workshop, Ox Bow School of Art/Kenyan College, Saugatuck, MI
May 2015     Visiting Artist Lecture, + Two-Week Workshop, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC
July 2015      Two Day Workshop Instructor, Appalachian Center for Craft, TN
July 2013      Visiting Artist Lecture, International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary
Jan 2013       Visiting Artist Lecture, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN                          
Feb 2013      Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Nov 2012     Visiting Artist Lecture + One-Day Workshop, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK
Oct 2012      Visiting Artist Lecture + Two-Day Workshop, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS
Oct 2012      Visiting Artist Lecture, McCleans County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
May 2012     Visiting Artist Lecture, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
Jan 2012       Visiting Artist Lecture, Arrowmont, Surface Forum, Gatlinburg, TN      
May 2011     Visiting Artist Lecture, the Clay Studio in Philadelphia, PA
July 2011      Visiting Artist Lecture + One-Week Workshop, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
Feb 2011      Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Oct 2010      Visiting Artist Lecture, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
Mar 2010     Visiting Artist Lecture + One-Day Workshop, Parkland College, Champaign, IL
Mar 2010     Visiting Artist Lecture, Ohio University, Athens, OH
Jan 2010       Visiting Artist Lecture, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
Oct 2009      Visiting artist Lecture at The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Feb 2009      Visiting Artist Lecture at Illinois State University at Normal, IL
Jan 2009       Visiting Artist Lecture at Concordia University, in Montreal, Canada
Mar 2008     Visiting Artist Lecture, South East Missouri University, in Cape Girareau, MO
Oct 2006      Visiting Artist Lecture + One-Day Workshop, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Mar 2006     Visiting Artist Lecture, Ohio University, Athens, OH
                             
SELECTED AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2014   Finalist the Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize, Pittsburgh, PA
2013   McKnight Artist Residencies for Ceramic Artists Award, Minneapolis, MN
2004    Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistant Grant, Toronto, Canada
2003    Ontario Arts Council Craft Artists Grant, Toronto, Canada
             Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, Toronto, Canada
             Abraham and Malka Green Award, Canadian Sculpture Society, Toronto, Canada
2001    Thesis Assistance Award, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1999    Mackenzie-Brown Scholarship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1998    Reader's Digest/Lila Acheson Wallace Scholarship, Winnipeg, Canada

JURYING
2008  Juror of the SIU Student Purchase Awards.
2007  Juror of the SIU Student Purchase Awards.
           Juror of the SIUC Undergraduate Art Show held at Art Alley in the Student Center.
2016  Juror, Schrode Fine Art and Craft Competition, Schrode Art Center, Mount Vernon, IL     
2014  Juror, Minnesota Women’s Clay Collective (MWCC), Dinnerware Exhibition at Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
2013  Juror, Jerome Foundation Grant, Northern Clay Center, MN                        
2008  South East Missouri University, juror of annual undergraduate exhibition, Cape Girardeau, MO
           Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, juror SIUE Penland Student Scholarship

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MO
Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Blue Spiral Gallery, Ashville, NC

COLLECTIONS
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA; The Sonny Kamm Foundation; Joe Bova, Sante Fe, NM; Brad and Cathy Schweiger, Athens, OH; Buzz Spector, St. Louis, MO



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