Biography

PAT DE GROOT


Born: June 14, 1930; London, England

Education:

1953 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; BA


Solo Exhibitions:

2009 Window to the Sea: Birds, Light and Water, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA
2006 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York; also 2004
Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA; also 2005, 2003, 2001
2005 Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA
2004 Brick Walk Fine Art, West Hartford, CT
2000 Cherrystone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA; also 1998, 1994
Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
1998 Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1996 Addison/Homes Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1993 Provincetown Group Gallery, Provincetown, MA; also 1976 – 1993 (yearly)
1989 Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2013 Seescape, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Summer Light, Brick Walk Fine Art, West Hartford, CT
2005 Coast to Coast, Brick Walk Fine Art, West Hartford, CT
2004 Awards Show, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational, New York
2003 Boston Art Fair, Albert Merola Gallery, Boston, MA
2002 Summer Landscape Show, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA; curator: John Baker
2001 At the Edge: The Horizon Line In Contemporary Art, Dorsky Gallery, New York
2000 The Poetic Landscape, Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York
A Little Bit of Chelsea Comes to Connecticut, Silvermine Guild Art Center, CT; curator: Helen Kissler During
Dirty Realism, Robert Pearre Fine Art, Tuscon, AZ; curators: Caitlin Masleya, Sima Familant
1998 Painting Now and Forever, Part I, Pat Hearn and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
1997 Enchanted Earth: Reflections on Nature, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA
13 Outer Cape Artists, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
1996 Natural Immersions, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA; curator: Carole Anne Meehan
1995 Animals, Animals, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York
1992 Outermost Art – Four Views from Provincetown, Bank of Boston, Corporate Headquarters,
Boston, MA; curator: Ann Wilson Lloyd
1991 Invitational Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA
1989 Drawing from the Outer Cape, Cape Cod Conservatory, Barnstable, MA; curator: Ann Wilson Lloyd


Selected Public Collections:

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
M.I.T. List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

Awards and Honors:

2007 Lee Krasner Award from Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2006 Visual Arts Committee, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA (1997 – 2006)
2004 Purchase Prize, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York
2002 Artist Award, Anonymous Was A Woman
Artist Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council
1996 President, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA (1992 – 1996)
1993 President, Provincetown Group Gallery, Provincetown, MA (1988 – 1993)
Member, Provincetown Group Gallery, Provincetown, MA (1976 – 1993)
1990 Exhibition Committee, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA (1987 – 1990)
1984 Finalist in Drawing, Massachusetts Artists Foundation
1957 50 Best Designed Books of the Year, AIGA Award

Bibliography:

2005 McQuaid, Cate. “Process is at the Center of Two Artists’ Work.” The Boston Globe (February 18).
2004 Review. The New Yorker (March 15).
2003 Skoyles, John. “Expanding Horizons.” Sunday Magazine (October 19).
McQuaid, Cate. “Meditating on Eastern Disciplines in Provincetown.” The Boston Globe (August 15).
LeBow, Ellen. “Thirty Years of Looking Out A Window.” Cape Cod Voice (August 14).
Brown, Susan Rand. “Capturing the Changing Light.” Provincetown Banner (August 7).
2001 Yau, John. “Drawing Lesson from Pat de Groot.” Art on Paper (March/April).
Johnson, Ken. “At the Edge: The Horizon Line In Contemporary Art. Dorsky Gallery.”
The New York Times (March 16).
2000 Zinsser, John. “Painter’s Journal.” artnet.com (June 6).
Johnson, Ken. The New York Times Weekend (April 21 continued weekly through May 19).
1998 Smith, Roberta. “Painting Now and Forever.” The New York Times (July 24).
1996 Review. “Natural Immersions.” Art New England (December).
Listing. (named in ten best shows of the year) Boston Pheonix, (October 11).
Review. South End News (September 19).
Review. Boston Sunday Globe (September 15).
1994 Taylor, Robert. “Provincetown’s Magnetic Force.” Boston Globe (July 22).
1993 Taylor, Robert. “Outer Cape Art, Fresh Daily Catch.” Boston Globe (August 24).
1992 Ranalli, Daniel. “4 Views From Provincetown.” Art New England (June/July).
Burton, Tim. “Portrait of an Artist,” Provincetown Magazine (June 25).
Aude, Karen. “Artists in their Studios.” Antiques and Art.
1989 Lloyd, Ann Wilson. “Profile.” Antiques and Art.
1987 Interview. Provincetown Arts.