New Work / Current Exhibitions
ArtHaus Gallery to exhibit a NEW large-scale Hellstrom painting in their April 2014 group exhibition on view April 4 to June 28, 2014. DREAM YOGA 60" x 60" acrylic ink on polypropylene is mounted on plexi.
New Unique Multiples
Unique Multiples are available and depict Hellstrom's images printed on a metal surface. This new method allows the piece to change with lighting conditions.
Here CLASH is seen in the 16" x 20" size printed on metal with a one inch back frame floating the image off the wall. This new format can be printed up to 58" x 58".
Newly Aquired Works Installed
Typhoon, a mural-size painting by Hellstrom installed in a new construction home in South Lake Tahoe.
Raising from Under, an intimate piece sited in the observation lounge.
Hellstrom + Design
Poliform exhibits Hellstrom's Twin Impulses 48" x 72" featured in that Applegate Tran showroom at the SF Design Center.
Twin Impulses was also featured in the HGTV article in Front Door with collaborating partners CLIMB and ArtHaus.
Hellstrom's diptych Twin Impluses used in innovative CLIMB + ArtHaus collaboration depicted in HGTV's magazine Front Door
GRIEF PATH: an installation at CIIS - FILM OF PROJECT
CURATORIAL + WRITING
Co-curated and managed by Patter Hellstrom Visual Art the show is filled with fantastic connections between traditional and contemporary subject matter and styles. The Ethnic Art Foundation shares the amazing work throughout the United States. California State University / Fresno opened the tour in the Fall of 2012. New Delhi India hosted in the winter, then the exhibition opened Fall 2013 at the Chazen Museum in Madison Wisconsin. Listen to a WI Public Radio interview with the museum director on the show.
Jan - March 2014 takes the tour to Syracuse University in New York after which a number of the pieces will go into the perment collection of the Chazen Museum. The refreshed exhibition will continue its' tour in the fall of 2014.
Shaped Paintings (9)Shaped collages and installations were begun on the polypropylene film in 2011. Exploring the properties of polypropylene and acrylic ink, these works delve into the dark beauty of disruptions encountered in daily life.
2012 Commissions (4)2012 Commissions include a 10 foot x 3 foot acrylic ink painting on polypropylene for a private collector in San Francisco entitled, "Heaven, Earth and Passion". Grief Path at CIIS, an urban San Francisco university commissioned an installation by Hellstrom for their gallery over for the first semester of the 2012 academic year. French filmmaker, Cedric Pilard created a short documentary about the making the piece.
Panel paintings back-mounted on acrylic sheets showcase large-scale work by Patter Hellstrom. Color and gesture appear to float with calligraphic style incorporating expressive qualities and fluid color. Works are available through galleries and art dealers in Chicago, San Francisco, LA and London.
Midsize works in acrylic ink on polypropylene - a technique discovered in 2007 and unveiled in "Navigating Expression" at Masterworks Institute for Works on Paper Gallery in San Francisco. These gestural contemporary pieces sized at 20" x 26" have been used by Lennar Urban to showcase penthouses in downtown San Francisco and exhibited in galleries in San Francisco and LA.
Intimate pieces incorporate themes such as exploration of emotional landscapes, eclipses, and global turbulence. These compact pieces act as road maps for the large and mural sized work, as the artist explores new methods in her practice.
2010 October Patter created FLOWER MANDALA at the Unilever campus in Trumbull CT. The Mandala was created in concentric circles of 500 individually placed fresh flowers. This mindful work was dedicated to recognizing beauty and compassion. Installations created with natural materials such as flowers, tumbled glass and rock, connect interior thoughts on interdependence and impermanence to the larger natural world. See more in PROJECTS.