RESUME

Abridged Version 2021

BORN:

Milford, Connecticut

STUDIO/LIVING:

Jersey City, NJ

EDUCATION:

1968 – M.F.A. Rochester Institute of Technology

1963 – B.S. Pratt Institute

GRANTS:

1996 – The American Scandinavian Foundation

1989 – New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture

1984 – New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture

SELECTED SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2020 – Dvora Pop-Up Gallery, The Art Project and Victory Hall Inc., Jersey City; Pat Lay, Exquisite Logic, a solo exhibition curated by Jim Pustorino and Ann Trauben

2016- Aljira A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, Pat Lay: Myth, Memory and Android Dreams,  Bending The Grid, an ongoing series, a solo survey exhibition curated by Lilly Wei

2013 – Rupert Ravens Nexxt, Paterson, NJ,  Warp & Woof: 18 Solo Projects

2012 – WOOLPUNKstudios, Jersey City, NJ, Digital Weavings: Pat Lay and Michelle Loughlin

2011 – Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, Pat Lay and Theresa Ellerbrock

1992 – Condeso/Lawler Gallery (Project Space), NYC, Pat Lay, a solo exhibition

1987 – Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ, a solo exhibition

1974 – New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, a solo exhibition

1973 – Douglass College, Women Artists Series, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, a solo exhibition

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2021 -Lou Zhongli Museum, Sichuan Arts Institute, Chongqing, China; Confluence: Tradition in Contemporary Art, curated by Xu Sheng

2020 -14C Art Fair, Hyatt Regency, Jersey City, Juried Show

2020 -Paul Robeson Galleries, Express Newark, Rutgers University, Trace Elements: Nancy Cohen, Pat Lay, Wonju Seo, curated by Anonda Bell

2020 – Dineen Hull Gallery, Hudson Community College, Jersey City, Relatable, curated by Michelle Vitale

2019 – Hudson County Community College, Dineen Hull Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, Relatable, Artists: Beth Achenbach, Pat Lay, Michael Lee, Ibou Ndoye, Taezoo Parks, Jon Rappleye, Freddy Samboy, and Jim Watt. Curated by Michelle Vitale

2019 – Paul Robeson Galleries, Express Newark, Rutgers University, Trace Elements: Nancy Cohen, Patlay, Wonju Seo.  Curated by Anonda Bell

2019 – Art Fair 14C, Hyatt Regency, Jersey City, Drawing Rooms

2018 – Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Boston, History of the Future: A group Exhibition of art and technology, curated by George Fifield

2018 – The Clemente Center, New York City, Half Human, curated by Mario Naves, Artists: Diyan Achjadi, Laura Dodson, Pat Lay, Maria De Los Angeles, Artimis Alcalay, Marcia Gold Gayer, Stephanie Hightower

2018 – Gallery at 14 Maple Street, Morristown, NJ, Approaching Vibrancy: A survey of Women Artists, curated by Mary Birmingham and Sarah Walko

2017 – Heinz W. Otto Gallery, Watchung Art Center, Watchung, New Jersey, Unexpected: What Is Painting?, curated by Paul Pinkman and Gail Winbury

2017 – Novado Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, B&W Group Exhibition

2017 _ Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ, The Art Project, The Schuster Group

2017 – Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Sideshow Nation: Thru The Rabbit Hole 2

2016 – Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, The Big Small Show

2016 – ODETTA, Brooklyn, If This, Then What?

2016 – Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Sideshow Nation: Thru the Rabbit Hole

2015 – Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, The Divine and Sublime, curated by Anne Trauben

2015 – Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demerest, NJ, Technology Becomes Them, curated by Mary Gagler

2015 – City Without Walls, Newark, NJ, Precision and Pattern, curated by Christine Soccio

2015 – Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, Intelligent Objects: Empathetic and Smart Art, Juried by George Fifield

2014 – 33 Orchard, 33B Orchard Street, New York, NY, AS/Orchard, curated by Jill Conner

2014 – Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Sideshow Nation II : At the Alamo

2013 – Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ, in collaboration with Seton Hall University, The Captivating Cosmos

2013 – 111 Front Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY, AS/AP: Artists Studios, curated by Jill Conner

2013 – The Phatory, 618 East 9th street, NYC, Boom And Bloom, curated by Jill Conner

2013 – AS/Artists Studios, One-night pop-up show, 526 W 26th St, NYC, Real Time

2013 – Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Cardiff, Wales, Portfolio

2013 – Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Sideshow Nation

2012 – Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA, Strange Glue: Collage at 100

2012 – LACDA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, Electron Salon

2012 – Gallery 825, Los Angeles, California, Momentum: National Women’s Caucus for Art juried Show

2012 – George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, NJ, Faculty Exhibition

2012 – Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn,NY, MIC:CHECK (occupy)

2011 –  Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, S. Orange, NJ, Portraiture: Inside Out

2011 –  Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, It’s All Good ! (apocalypse now)

2010 – Jersey City Museum, NJ, A Splendid Energy, curated by Alejandro Anreus and Rocio Aranda-Alvarado

2010 – Montclair Art Museum, NJ, What is Portraiture?, curated by Gail Stavitsky

2010 – M55 ART, Long Island City, NY, Core & Mantle, curated by Jill Conner

2010 – Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, Story Time, curated by Karen Shaw

2010 – The Distillery Gallery and Artspace, Jersey City, NJ, Splice

2010 – Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NYC, It’s a Wonderful 10th

2009 – Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ, Juror’s Choice Award

2008 – Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark New Jersey, Trelis

2008 – Mashiko Museum, Mashiko, Japan, East/West 2008

2007 – A.I.R Gallery, Chelsea, NYC

2007 – Montgomery Center for the Arts, Skillman, NJ, Science As Muse

2005 – Loveed Fine Arts at Gallery Pahk, Madison Ave. & 77th St., NYC

2004 – Loveed Fine Arts at Gallery Pahk, Madison Ave. & 77th St. NYC

2004 – Noyes Museum, NJ, Altars, Icons and Symbols: Exploring Spirituality in Art

2004 -Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, Rutgers University, NJ, Diverse Directions in Printmaking

2003 – Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria, Connections: Montclair/Graz, curated by Olya Shevchenko

2003 – Wonkwang Univ./Montclair State Univ. Exchange Exhibition, Iksan City, Jeonbuk, South Korea

2002 – Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ, New Jersey Fine Arts Annual (Juried)

2002 – Medium Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia, Clay: Common Experiences

2000 – Ceres Gallery, New York City, Lives and Works, The Exhibition

1999 –  Soho 20 Gallery, New York City, 1999 East & West

1999 –  Mi Qiu Modern Art Workshop, College of Fine Arts, Shanghai University, China; Transcending Boundaries

1996 –  New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, N.J.; Six Artists: The 1990’s; George Segal, John Goodyear, Gary Kuehn,  Bill Barrell, Emma Amos, Pat Lay

1996 –  Douglass College, Rutgers University, 25 Years of Feminism, 25 Years of Women’s Art.

1995 –  Traveling Exhibition, Norway: N.Y, N.Y: Clay; curated by Judith Schwartz; Rogaland Kunstnersenter, Stavanger; Hordaland Kunstnersenter, Bergen, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim,  Ostfold Kunstnersenter, Fredrikstad.

1992 –  Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, New Jersey Project Invitational

1991 –  Aljira. A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

1990 – The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ; Two Generations of Sculptors (Edwards, Ewing, Fay, Graves, Kuehn, Lay,   Seawright)

1989 –  New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, Material Forms (Caparulo, Chusit, Cohen, Cole, Horii, Lay, Levenstein, Lorenz, Visser, Washington)

1989 – The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ. 1989 Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition

1984 – Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; Structures: 13 New Jersey Artists (Anuszkiewicz, Bannard, Blair, Craft, Harms, Lay, Pietrucha, Rafoss, Rosen, Savage, Sisco, Teller, Walkingstick)

1984 – The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ; New Jersey Arts Inclusion Program

1983 – Hunterdon Art Center, NJ; Directors Choice, (Barros, Birmelin, Curran, Lay, Murata)

1981 –  A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, Women Artists

1981 –  Douglass College, Rutgers University, NJ, Retropective Show. Women Artists Series

1979 – New Jersey State Museum; 1979 Biennial,(juried )

1978 – Graduate Center, City University of NY, NYC, Women’s Caucus For Art Juried Show

1978 – New Jersey State Museum, Sculptures and Constructions From the Twentieth Century

1977 – Newark Museum, NJ, 1977 Biennial of New Jersey Artists (Juried)

1975 – Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, 1975 Biennial of Contemporary American Art

1974 – The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT, Contemporary Reflections

1968 – Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, 25th Ceramic National (Juried)

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS:

1997 – Montclair State University, Fine Arts Building, exterior ceramic tile mural

1996 – Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway; an environmental, site-specific sculpture for the       Henie-Onstad sculpture park

1985 – Montclair State University, College Hall, the Class Gift, Class of 1984

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Montclair Art Museum, Monctlair, NJ

Jingdezhen Sanbao Art Institute, Jingdezhen, P.R.China

Novohradska Gallery, Lucenec, Slovakia

Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway; a site-specific sculpture in the sculpture park

Rutgers University, Aidekman Center, Newark, NJ, (3 sculptures, 1991)

Montclair State University (two public commissions)

I.B.M., Gainesville, VA.

New Jersey State Museum, (2 sculptures: museum purchase, and 1 sculpture: the L.B.Wescott Collection)

Rochester Institute of Technology

David Mirvish Collection

Clark-O’Neil, Inc., NJ

ACADEMIC POSITION:

1972–2014, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ; Professor of Art, 1999 – 2001 Founding Director of MFA Program

1970 – 1972, Hunter College, NY, NY Adjunct

1969 – 1971, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY, full time Instructor

1968 – SUNY, Buffalo State College,Buffalo, NY. Assistant Professor

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

BOOKS:

2012 – Peterson, Susan: Peterson, Jan; THE CRAFT AND ART OF CLAY; 5th Edition, Laurence King Publishing, London

2009 – Peterson, Susan; WORKING IN CLAY; 3rd Edition. Overlook/Viking Press, NY (photos of my work)

2006 – Yushan,Zhang; WORLD CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC CERAMIC ART; Hunan Fine Arts Press, P.R. China. Photos of my work, 130 international artists included.

2004 – Peterson, Susan; Jan Peterson, THE CRAFT AND ART OF CLAY; 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, NJ (photos of my work)

2002 – Bai Ming, Fine Arts College of Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China, OVERSEAS CONTEMPORARY CERAMIC ART CLASSICS by Bai Ming, Forward by Susan Peterson, Jiangxi Fine Arts Publishing House of China, a book of International contemporary artists, one of 86 featured artists from 20 countries.

2002 – Peterson, Susan; WORKING IN CLAY; 2nd Edition, Overlook/Viking Press, NY, (photos of my work)

1999 – Peterson, Susan; THE CRAFT AND ART OF CLAY; 3rd edition, Prentice Hall, NJ (photos of my work)

1999 – Arbeiter, Joan; Smith, Beryl; Swenson, Sally; LIVES AND WORKS, TALKS WITH WOMEN ARTISTS; Volume II, Paperback, Scarecrow Press (one of 14 chapters, each is an interview with a woman artist: Miriam Schapiro, Jackie Winsor, Joan Snyder, and others.)

1998 – Peterson, Susan; WORKING IN CLAY, Prentice Hall, NJ (photos of my work)

1996 – Arbeiter, Joan; Smith, Beryl; Swenson, Sally; LIVES AND WORKS, TALKS WITH WOMEN ARTISTS; Volume II, Scarecrow Press (Patricia Lay, Joan Snyder, Kay Walkingstick, Jackie Winsor, Miriam Schapiro, and others)

1995 – Peterson, Susan; THE CRAFT AND ART OF CLAY; 2nd edition, 1st edition1992; Prentice Hall, NJ (photos of my work)

1986 – Nigrosh, Leon; CLAYWORK; Davis Publication, Mass.; 2nd Edition (Photos of my work)

1980 – Nigrosh, Leon; LOW FIRE: OTHER WAYS TO WORK IN CLAY; Davis Publication, Mass. (photos of my work)

1975 – Nigrosh, Leon; CLAYWORK; Davis Publication, Mass. 1st Edition

CATALOGS AND BROCHURES:

2016 – Pat Lay: Myth, Memory and Android Dreams, Bending The Grid, an ongoing series, Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, Lilly Wei, Guest Curator. Catalog

2012 – MOMENTUM, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, California, National Women’s Caucus for Art Juried Show. Catalog

2012 – Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA, Strange Glue: Collage at 100. Catalog

2011 – Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, two person show, Pat Lay and Theresa Ellerbrock, Brochure

2011 – Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, Portraiture: Inside Out. Catalog

2004 – Noyes Museum, NJ, Altars, Icons and Symbols: Exploring Spirituality in Art. Brochure

1999 – Mi Qui Modern Art Workshop, College of Fine Arts, Shanghai, University, China, Transcending Boundaries group exhibition. Catalog

1996 -Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway; an environmental, site specific sculpture for the Henie-Onstad sculpture park, Brochure

1995-1996

Traveling Exhibition, Norway: N.Y, N.Y: Clay; curated by Judith Schwartz; Rogaland Kunstnersenter, Stavanger,; Hordaland Kunstnersenter, BergenNordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim,; Ostfold Kunstnersenter, Fredrikstad,. Catalog

1992 – Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, New Jersey Project Invitational

1990 – The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb Princeton, NJ, Two Generations of Sculptors (Edwards, Ewing, Fay, Graves, Kuehn, Lay, Seawright). Catalog

1989 -New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, Material Forms. Catalog

1987 – Jersey City Museum, NJ, Pat Lay, solo exhibition, brochure

1984 – The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ; New Jersey Arts Inclusion Program 1978-84. Catalog

1984   Montclair Art Museum, Structures: 13 New Jersey Artists, (Anuszkiewicz, Bannard, Blair, Craft, Harms, Lay, Pietrucha, Rafoss, Rosen, Savage, Sisco, Teller,         Walkingstick) . Catalog

1975 – Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, 1975 Biennial of Contemporary Art. Catalog

1974 – The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT, Contemporary Reflections. Catalog

1973 – Women Artists Series, Douglass College, Rutgers University, NJ, Pat Lay, solo exhibition, Catalog for the series.

1968 – Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, 25th Ceramic National. Catalog

1969 – TOMAC Gallery, Buffalo, NY, Patricia Lay, Ceramic Sculpture, Poster

ESSAYS, INTERVIEWS:

2016 – Wei, Lilly; Myth, Memory and Android Dreams, catalog

2016- – Sims, Patterson; An Interview with Patricia Lay, in catalog Myth, Memory and Android Dreams

2010 – Morgan, Robert C.; Remarks on Pat Lay’s Technological Metaphors

1987 – Westfall, Stephen; Patricia Lay. Recent Work, Jersey City Museum, brochure

SELECTED REVIEWS AND ARTICLES:

2018 – Boston Globe, The Ticket: Our Critics’ Picks for the Upcoming Week, Photo

2016 – Goodman, Jonathan; Sculpture Magazine, September, Review of Aljira Exhibition

2016 -Bischoff, Dan; The Star Ledger,February 21, Circuitous link between man and machine.

2011 – Naves Mario; Too Much Art, writings on Visual Culture by Mario Naves, 6/8/11

2010 – Forson, Kofi;Whitehot Magazine, Whitehot Interviews Jill Conner on Core and Mantle, November

2005 – China Ceramic Artist  Magazine, Volume 1, Myth + Memory, a major article on my work, 4 pages with text in Chinese and 8 photographs

2004 – Craft Magazine, 4/15/2004, Korea, an article on my work, two pages with text in Korean and four photographs.

2004 – Orisko, Stefan; Craft Art, Design Magazine, 1/2004, Bratislava, Slovakia, text in Slovakian, photographs of my work, Ceramic Season 2003

2002 -Zimmer ,William; The New York Times, January 27

2002 -Tolk, Prescott; The Jersey City Reporter, January 20

1997 – Art in America, April issue, Sculpture Portfolio section, full page color

1996 – Schwarts, Judith; Ceramics Monthly, May issue, New York Clay, photo

1996 – Cotter, Holland; The New York Times; Weekend; July 12 (Photo)

1996 – Skouen, Tina; Arbeiderbladet, Oslo, Norway; July 19 (Photo)

1996 – Törngren, Av Ylva; Budstikka, Oslo, Norway, July 20 (Photo)

1992 – Watkins, Eileen; Star-Ledger, Sunday, March 8

1992 – Raynor, Vivian; The New York Times, Sunday,NJ, March 15

1991 – Watkins, Eileen; Star-Ledger

1991 –  Point, George; Gold Coast, Hoboken,NJ, Jan.3

1991 –  Point, George; Jersey Journal, JC,NJ, Jan.4

1990 – Watkins, Eileen; Star-Ledger, Aug.3

1989 – Raynor, Vivian; The New York Times, Sunday,Sept.3

1989 – Raynor, Vivian; The New York Times, Sunday Oct.1

1987 – Fitzgibbons, Mary; The Jersey Journal, Feb.13

1984 – Watkins, Eileen; Star-Ledger, March

1984 – Zimmer, William; The New York Times, Sunday,March 18

1984 – Raynor, Vivian; The New York Times, Sunday, Feb.5

1983 – Watkins, Eileen; Star-Ledger, August 28

1981 – Raynor, Vivian; The New York Times, Sunday, Feb.8

1979 – Schjeldahl, Peter; The New York Times, Sunday, Nov,25

1978 – Women Art Magazine, Spring

1978 – Lubell, Ellen; The Soho Weekly News, Feb.9

1976 – Shirey, David; The New York Times, Sunday, Dec.19 Abridged Version 2014

ARCHIVES:

Arizona State University Art Museum: The Susan Harnley Peterson Ceramic Research Archives.

Institute for Women and Art (IWA), Douglass Library, Rutgers University

The World’s Women On- Line, compiled by Muriel Magenta

Momentum: Women/Art/Technology

National Museum of Women in the Arts

TRAVEL:

France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, South West United States and California, Greece, Slovakia, Czech Republic, P.R. China, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Mali, Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Puerto Rico, Peru, Costa Rica, Cuba.