Carrie Patterson is a visual artist working in Leonardtown, Maryland. Her artwork considers how color, form, and line metaphorically measure the human condition as experienced through the body. She earned a B.F.A in studio art from James Madison University and an M.F.A in painting from The University of Pennsylvania. In addition she was a student resident at The New York Studio School where she worked with second generation abstract expressionists: Charles Cajori, Mercedes Matters, and Rosemarie Beck. Her artwork has been exhibited across the country with solo shows in New York City, Philadelphia, Virginia, and Minnesota. Internationally she has exhibited at Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogota Colombia in a show titled: Nine New York Painters. Recently, she has been making painted constructions based off her lived experience in her studio, the historic Breton House. She is a Professor of Art at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and owner of Yellow Door Art Studio, a community art school, located in Leonardtown, MD.
She is a Professor of Art at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.