b. 1981, New Haven, Connecticut


2008 M.F.A. Painting, University of Connecticut
2004 B.A. Drawing, Coker College, Hartsville, SC.

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Birth Throes, Kruger Gallery, Marfa, TX.
Aureole, Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI.
2016 Inheritance, Kruger Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2015 After Image, Greymatter Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
Patrick Earl Hammie, Catich Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA.
2014 Premortem, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.
Significant Other, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Traveled to: Gallery 406, Elon University, Elon, NC.
2013 Patrick Earl Hammie, Gallery Gray, online.
Significant Other, Greymatter Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
2011 Equivalent Exchange, Boseman Gallery, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC.
2010 Platforms, Stewart Center Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
2009 Equivalent Exchange, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 (upcoming) Painting The Figure Now, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, WI.
Portraits of Who We Are, David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
2017 SUPERnatural, Aureus Contemporary, New York.
Impolite-ic Politics, Lunder Art Center, Cambridge, MA.
2016 FREAK OUT!, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago.
JUSTICE! Alternative Voices and Progressive Themes in Comics, Catich Gallery, Davenport, IA.
2015 What’s Inside Her Never Dies, Yeelen Gallery, Miami.
Beautiful Tonight: Highlights from the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, Cafeina, Miami.
The Affordable Art Fair, New York.
The Artist’s Gaze, Sirona Fine Art, Miami.
Painting is Dead?!, Figure One Gallery, Champaign, IL.
2014 The Intuitionists, The Drawing Center, New York.
Fixation, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago.
Arts/Industry Collaboration and Revelation, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI.
THE(UN)FAIR, New York.
2013 From Motion to Stillness, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago.
Meditations on Emancipation in the 21st Century, Lederer Gallery, State University of New York, Geneseo.
2012 Art From the Heartland, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN.
Fantastic Blackness: The Art and Politics of the Black Superhero, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA.
Form Follows Figure, NEIU Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.
2011 Midwestern Voices and Visions, Coalition Gallery, Chicago.
Charged Brushes, The Painting Center, New York.
2010 Human Conditions, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY.
Nord Art, Kunst in der Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany.
Drawing Discourse, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC.
2009 Five x Seven, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX. Traveled to Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
Headshots, Reisman Hall Art Gallery, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY.
Coast to Coast, Dakshina Chitra Gallery, Chennai, India. Traveled to Ruchika’s Art Gallery, Panjim Goa, India.
2008 Pentameter, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT. Traveled to Kathleen Cullen Gallery, New York.
Rites of Passage, The Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA.
2007 Figure 8, Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN.

Exhibitions Curated | Juried

2018 (upcoming) Counterpoint Project, curated with Endalyn Taylor, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY.
2016 7th Annual Feminist Film Festival, Art Theater Co-operative, Champaign, IL.
2015 41st Annual High School Student Art Competition, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL.
2014 Who We Aren’t: National Juried Exhibition, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL.
2013 Joshua Hagler: The Unsurrendered, curated with Jimmy Luu, Figure One Gallery, Champaign, IL.
2012 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

Lectures | Artist Talks

2017 Lawrence University.
Lesley University.
University of Connecticut.
2016 Ball State University.
2015 The Art Institute of Chicago.
St. Ambrose University.
2014 University of Wyoming.
Elon University.
University of Iowa.
2013 Wheaton College.
University of New Mexico.
Ithaca College.
Stony Brook University.
2012 Northeastern Illinois University.
2011 University of North Carolina Wilmington.
2010 Morehead State University.
Purdue University.
Purdue Black Cultural Center.
2009 Skidmore College.
Wellesley College.
2008 William Benton Museum of Art.
University of Northern Iowa.
Alfred University.

Awards | Grants

2017 Puffin Foundation Grant.
2016 University of Illinois Research Board Award.
2013 College of Fine and Applied Arts Creative Research Award.
2012 Dave Bown Projects Award, Finalist.
2011 Arnold O. Beckman Research Award.
Midwestern Voices and Visions Award.
2010 Tanne Foundation Award.
2009 University of Illinois Research Board Award.
2008 Wellesley College, Alice C. Cole ’42 Fellowship (inaugural recipient).


2011 John Michael Kohler Art Center Arts/Industry Residency.
2009 Wellesley College, Studio Art Residency.

Selected Press

2018 Siler, Brenda C. “Artists Take a Look at Self in New Exhibition,” The Washington Informer, February 7.
O’Reilly, Allison. “Driskell Center’s “Portraits of Who We Are” exhibit explores African-American identity,” The Diamondback, February 4.
2016 Heckel, Jodi. “Solo exhibition at Krannert Art Museum focuses on images of the Niger Delta,” Illinois News Bureau, November 11.
INTERVIEW Manolas, Dimitris. “Patrick Earl Hammie,” The Vanderbild, June.
Miller, Chris. “More about life than art: A review of Patrick Earl Hammie at Kruger Gallery Chicago,” Newcity Art, March 14.
Stanley, Craig. “What’s Inside Her Never Dies: Painting Black Beauty and Strength (Photo),” NBC News, January 10.
INTERVIEW George, Milton. “I’m Patrick Earl Hammie, And This Is How I Create,” Creative Monday Magazine, January 3.
2015 Seed, John and Didi Menendez, “50 Memorable Painters 2015,” Poets/Artists Magazine, December.
Spencer-Stonestreet, Tracy. “Artist to Watch,” International Review of African American Art, Volume 25 Issue No 3, Spring.
2014 INTERVIEW Palmer, Jennifer. “Interview with Patrick Earl Hammie,” Dialogist, December 8.
DaLuz, Steven. “The Power of Drawing,” PoetsArtists Magazine #59, December.
Buhmann, Stephanie. “Buhmann on Art (Photo),” The Villager Newspaper, July 24.
Maidman, Daniel. “Celebration,” PoetsArtists Magazine #56, June.
Juggernaut, Cujo Art. “THE(UN)FAIR is Back, Bigger, & More Popular Than Ever – Opening (Photos),” Artiholics, March.
INTERVIEW Mansfield, Brontë. “Significant Other Interview with Artist Patrick Earl Hammie,” MODA Magazine, March.
Vaughn, Katie. “Nudity, Identity and Expectations at the Memorial Union Galleries,” Madison Magazine, February.
INTERVIEW Piowaty, Deanna Elaine. Is the Impenetrable Black Male a Modern Heroic Myth? Conversation with Chicago Figurative Painter Patrick Earl Hammie, Combustus Magazine, February.
2013 Sliva, Eduardo. Twelve Artists Under 35 To Follow, Line and Stylish Art Magazine, December.
Loruss, Michael. Patrick Earl Hammie, Dialogist Vol I, Issue III, September.
Cherry, Matthew Ivan. Significant Other – Patrick Earl Hammie, We Are Not Alone WordPress, August 2.
INTERVIEW Mussmann, Zina and Quirk, Rachel. Interview – Patrick Earl Hammie, Greymatter Gallery, July 17.
INTERVIEW Coyne, Rory. Interview with Patrick Earl Hammie, Chicago Contemporary Figurative Art, June 9.
INTERVIEW Corbin, Michael. Patrick Earl Hammie: Narrative Layers, ArtBookGuy, January.
2012 Downs, David. Figure, Face, Identity, Sprocketbox Entertainment, November.
INTERVIEW Lieu, Clara. Thursday Spotlight: Patrick Earl Hammie, Clara Lieu WordPress, October 18.
INTERVIEW D’Alleva, Anne. Interview with Patrick Earl Hammie, UConn Art+Art History, June.
Fox, Charles. Art From the Heartland 2012, NUVO, April 24.
Harp, Grady. What the Body Says: Power and Vulnerability, PoetsArtists Magazine #33, March.
2011 Watson, Fran. Take It Off ‘NUDE’ at Manifest Gallery, Express Cincinnati, September.
2010 Deitsch, Dina. Studio Visit Magazine, Issue No. 10, June.
Martin, Craig. Art: Challenges Minority Men Face, News Channel WLFI, January.
2009 Rosu, George. Patrick Earl Hammie, Afield Magazine Magazine, Issue No. 3, August.
Pitchford, Geoff. Patrick Earl Hammie, Artist A Day, March 9.

Catalogs | Publications

2018 Portraits of Who We Are, Essays by David C. Driskill, Richard Powell PhD, Deborah Willis PhD, Curlee R. Holton, Cheryl Finley PhD, David Brigham, PhD, Adrienne Childs PhD, and Keren Moscovitch PhD. College Park: David C. Driskill Center, pp 74-75.
2017 Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, Cover, Vol. 43.1.
Impolite-ic Politics, Essay by Matthew Ivan Cherry. Cambridge: Lesley University Press, pp 18-24.
2016 INPA 6, Essays by John Giglio, Drake Gomez, and Penelope Przekop. Cincinnati: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, p 5, 88.
FREAK OUT!, Chicago: Zhou B. Art Center.
2015 What’s Inside Her Never Dies, Essays by Damien-Adia Marassa and Rehema Barber. Miami: Yeelen Gallery.
Painting is Dead?!, Essay by Rehema Barber. Champaign: Figure One Gallery, pp 12-14.
2014 The Intuitionists, Essays by Heather Hart, Steffani Jamison, and Jina Valentine. New York: The Drawing Center.
Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation, Sheboygan: John Michael Kohler Arts Center, pp 262-263.
2013 From Motion to Stillness, Essays by Sergio Gomez and Didi Menendez. Chicago: Zhou B. Art Center, p 6.
2011 Midwestern Voices and Visions, Essay by Caitlin Strokosch. Providence: Alliance of Artist Communities, pp 9-12.
Nude 3, Essay by Jason Franz. Cincinnati: Manifest Creative Research Gallery, p 13.
National Self-Portrait Exhibition, Essay by Sergio Gomez. Chicago: Zhou B. Art Center.
2010 Nord Art 2010, Essay by Wolfgang Gramm. Bodelsdorf: Kunst in der Carlshütte, p 54.
Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show, Essay by Garry Milius. Bloomington: SoFA Gallery Indiana University.
2009 The Nude 2009, Essay by Becky Alley. Lexington: Lexington Art League, pp 19-20.

Public Collections

Del Mar College.
John Michael Kohler Art Center.
JPMorgan Chase Art Collection.
The Kinsey Institute.
The Kohler Company.
William Benton Museum of Art.