Patrick Foran

220 Summer Street Apt 6
Buffalo, NY 14222
607.280.8397
pforan@buffalo.edu
www.patrickforan.info

Education

2015 Master of Fine Art, Visual Studies and Art, University at Buffalo
2007 Master of Art (PhD ABD), English Literature and Visual Studies, Cornell University
2001 Bachelor of Art, English Literature (summa cum laude), University of Michigan

Teaching

2017-18
Adjunct Instructor, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Advanced Figure Drawing, Department of Art, Spring ‘18
Figure Drawing, Department of Art, Spring ‘17?
Drawing I, Department of Art, Fall ‘17

2017
Adjunct Instructor, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY
Drawing I, Department of Art, Spring ‘17

Instructor, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY?
Figure Drawing: Picasso and His Models
Charcoal Drawing
Shantell Martin: Someday We Can

Instructor, Buffalo Arts Studios, Buffalo, NY
Drawing with Ink and Watercolor

2016-18
Lecturer II, Niagara University, Buffalo, NY?
Thinking and Writing, Department of English, Fall ’16 - Fall ‘18

2013-15
Graduate Instructor, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Self & Ritual, Dept. of Visual Studies [Instructor of Record], Fall ’13 and Spring ’14. Taught drawing,
painting, printmaking, book-binding, color theory, and elements of design.
Drawing Concepts I, Dept. of Art [Instructor of Record], Fall ‘14
Drawing Concepts II, Dept. of Art [Instructor of Record], Spring ‘15

Graduate Assistant, University at Buffalo
Visual Theory, Aesthetics, and Criticism, Dept. of Visual Studies, Fall ’13 and Fall ‘14

2012-13
Faculty Instructor, Writing Program, Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, UT

2011
Lecturer I, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Topics in American Literature, Dept. of English [Instructor of Record]
Literature and Culture, Dept. of English [Instructor of Record]
Writing and the Environment, Dept. of English [Instructor of Record]

2010
Writing Instructor, Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

2004-09
Graduate Instructor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Visual Culture: Image and Identity in the Age of Technology, Dept. of English [Instructor of Record]
Visual Culture: Image, Text, and Techne, Dept. of English [Instructor of Record]
Cultural Studies: Producing and Consuming Identity, Dept. of English [Instructor of Record]
The Family in Fragments: Kinship in American Literature, Dept. of English [Instructor of Record]

Teaching Assistant, John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
English 110: Freshman Seminar: Pan-Africanism

2004-15
Instructor, Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2018
The Quiet Image, Dolce Volvo Art Gallery, Niagara Comm. College, Sanborn, NY (with Tricia Butski)
False Color, The Cass Project, Buffalo, NY

2017
Screenshot, El Museo Gallery, Buffalo, NY (catalog, with Javier Sanchez)?

2015
Defacement, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara Falls, NY (catalogue)

Group Exhibitions

2017
Amid/In WNY, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY (catalog)
Masterworks: Watercolors from the Gerald Mead Collection, The Kenan Center Gallery, Lockport, NY
CollectX25, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY (catalog)
20 Years in Allentown, El Museo Gallery, Buffalo, NY (catalog)
ArtPrize, Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, MI?
Take Two, El Museo Gallery, Buffalo, NY
A Midsummer Night’s Draw, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
Member’s Exhibition, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
A Midwinter’s Draw, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo NY

2016
Regional Flair, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY (catalog)
GatherX25, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY
ArtPrize, Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, MI?
A Midsummer Night’s Draw, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
Hallwalls Member’s Show, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
Member’s Exhibition, El Museo Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2015
Monster: Invasion, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Centerfolds, The Public, Buffalo, NY

2014
It’s Not Me It’s You, UB Art Gallery, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (catalog)
A Midwinter’s Draw, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
Big Orbit Member’s Exhibition, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY
CEPA Member’s Exhibition, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2013
Fight Club: Art, Politics, and the Law, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Visions of Greater Buffalo, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
From Cradle to Grave, Visual Studies Gallery, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2011
Low Light, Perspective2 Gallery, Lansing, MI

2009
One Hundred Percent Image Space, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Performance and Collaboration

2016
Spectral Locus, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (with Amanda Browder)
RevelX25, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY (with Tommy Nguyen)
Untitled Contamination Project, Niagara Falls, NY (with Joan Linder)
Turbografx 16, El Museo Gallery, Buffalo, NY (with Tommy Nguyen)

Invited Talks

2018
“Surface and Depth: the Work of Joan Linder,” Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY

2017
“Breaking News: Alternative Facts and the State of Exception,” El Museo Gallery, Buffalo NY
“Member’s Show Talk,” Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY

Bibliography/Publications

2017
Foran, Jack, “Amid/In WNY at Hallwalls,” The Daily Public, Buffalo, NY, Feb 13, 2017
Moda, Becky, “Buffalo Arts Studio at 25,” The Daily Public, Buffalo, NY, March 15, 2017
The Public, WAVES IV, cover image, Buffalo NY, August 16, 2017
Blake, Neil, “ArtPrize with a Message: The Political and Activist Entries of 2017,” MLive Media Group, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept 30, 2017
Hurwitz, Sarah, “ArtPrize Nine entries criticize Putin, Trump,” Wood TV8, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept 19, 2017
Bailey-Boorsma, Joanne, “ArtPrize Piece on ‘Flint’ Receiving Attention from Artists, Public,” WKTV Journal, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept 22, 2017

2016
Harger, Jim, “ArtPrize 2016,” The Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept 22, 2016
“Sneak Peak at Fountain Street Church’s ArtPrize Entries,” MLive Media Group, Grand Rapids, MI, 2016

2015
Beam, Michael, “Patrick Foran: Defacement,” catalogue with interview, May 10, 2015
Dabkowski, Colin, “Patrick Foran’s Charcoal Drawings Take Viewers Behind the Mask,” The Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, May 11, 2015
Dillman, Tina, “Patrick Foran: Defacement,” The Public, Buffalo, NY, iss. 26, May 13, 2015
The Public, Two Helmets, centerfold image, two-page spread, Buffalo, NY, iss. 26, May 13, 2015
Deluca, Michelle, “Topspin Series Returns to Castellani with ‘Patrick Foran: Defacement,” Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, NY, May 7, 2015
Roseman, Tori, “Patrick Foran,” The Spectrum, Buffalo, NY, April 2015

2013
Culver, Eric, “Everyone is Talking about Fight Club,” The Spectrum, Buffalo, NY, November, 2013

2010
Western Humanities Review, Voluntary Emergency and Untitled 4-10 cover art and photography, vol. 64, No. 1, Winter 2010

2009
A. Bomphray & J. Scaccia, Hey Teacher, You’ve Got Chalk on Your Pants, cover art and book design, Teacher, Revised Books: New York, 2009
Lonsinger, Dawn, The Nested Object, cover art and illustrations, Dancing Girl Press: Chicago, 2009

2005
Namou, Weam, The Feminine Art, cover art and book design, Hermiz Publishing: Detroit, 2005

Professional Service

2016-17 Assistant to the Director, Light Research, Robert Hirsch, Buffalo, NY
2015-17 Studio Assistant, Joan Linder Studio, Buffalo, NY
?2016 Guest Lecturer, Drawing Concepts, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2015 Contributing Writer, UB MFA Graduate Catalog, Buffalo, NY
Guest Lecturer, Figure Drawing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY?
2013-15 Technician, Large Archival Prints Lab, University at Buffalo?
2005 Web Design and Management, Visual Studies Concentration Website, Cornell University
2004-05 Editor, MODE Literary Journal, Cornell University?
2003-05 Organizer, English Department Roundtable Series, Cornell University

Workshops and Colloquia

2014 Buffalo Emerging Art Practices, Buffalo, NY
2004-09 Visual Studies Colloquium, Cornell University

Awards and Fellowships

2017 ACLU Award, Artprize, Grad Rapids, MI
2016 Fountain Street Church Foundation Social Action Committee Prize, (cur. Edgar Marty) Grand Rapids, MI
2015 Juror’s Selection, (cur. Cathleen Chafee), CEPA Gallery Member’s Show, Buffalo, NY
2013-15 Dean’s Scholarship, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Graduate Fellowship, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2011 Bat City Review Art and Writing Collaboration Prize
2009 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Poetry Prize
2004 + 07 SAGE Graduate Fellowship, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2001 Lynda Buell Van Boven Endowed Scholarship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Golden Key National Honor Society
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
1998-2001 James B. Angell Scholar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1998 Michigan Competitive Scholarship

Collections

Private Collection of John Massier, Buffalo, NY
Private Collection of Gerald Mead, Buffalo, NY
Private Collection of Tom Saia, Buffalo, NY
Private Collection of John Fatta, Buffalo, NY