SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Mudmaid Museum, Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (upcoming)
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      

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
ErotiClay, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA (upcoming)
2014
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
Closely Becomes Wonderful, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN
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
Bill O'Donnell + Pattie Chalmers, McClean County Art Center, Curator: Claire Hedden, Bloomington, 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 Intimations of Candor and Culpability, Pavel Amromin & Pattie Chalmers, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT 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)
Expat Report, Lafreniere and Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON 
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
Hearts Desire, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO
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   
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON
Shallow: an examination of ceramic surface, Two Person Exhibition, 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
Small for the Wall 2, Lafreniere + Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Same Time and Place, Juror: John Armstrong, York Quay Gallery, Toronto, ON
2003
5th Annual Emerging Sculptors 2003, Canadian Sculpture Centre, ON
Toronto 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)

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

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
Fall 2002                                   
Commission—Ceramic Sculptures for "Republic of Love", Filmed in Toronto, ON
2001-2002                                
Assistant Professor—Ceramics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

SELECTED PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
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  <http://www.ieweekly.com/cms/story/detail/playing_with_fire/3778/>
Sardy, Marin, “Decal-O-mania,” Santa Fe Reporter. 2010. Santa Fe NM, 6 June 2010 <http://naer-wehaa.com/santa-fe-reporter/2010/06/09/s1/?article=901716
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
<http://emvergeoning.com/?p=566>.
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

SELECTED AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2014   Finalist the Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize, Pittsburgh, PA
2012   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

 

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