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Patricia Treib was born in 1979 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC, USA




MFA, Columbia University, New York, USA


BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA


Solo exhibitions


Oscillations, Nordenhake, Mexico City, Mexico

La Ripa, Studioli La Ripa, Cosentini, Italy  


Variations, curated by Adam Marnie, F, Houston, USA

Sleeve Variations, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles, USA



Arm Measures, Bureau, New York, USA


Limbs, Kate MacGarry, London, UK


Grotesquerie, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden



Interstices, Bureau, New York, NY, USA


At the Same Time, Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain



Mobile Sleeve, Kate MacGarry, London, UK



Solo project, Wallspace, LISTE, Basel, Switzerland



Patricia Treib, Wallspace, LISTE, Basel, Switzerland



Pieces, Tibor de Nagy, New York, USA



Patricia Treib, Golden Gallery, Chicago, USA



Patricia Treib, John Connelly Presents, New York, USA



New Paintings, Tunnel Room, John Connelly Presents, New York, USA

Group exhibitions


Throughline, Bureau, New York, USA



Friends in a Field: Conversations with Raoul De Keyser, Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium

Learn but the letters forme(d) by heart, Then soon you’l gain this noble art, Adams and Ollman, Portland, USA

TWENTY, Kate MacGarry at No. 9 Cork Street, London, UK

Weeds & Spores, Alexandre Gallery, New York, USA

Lois Dodd and Patricia Treib: Pairings, Independent, New York, USA

Ninth Street and Beyond: 70 Years of Women in Abstraction, Benjamin R. Hunter and Hayden Dunbar, New York, USA



About Painting, Galerie Rolando Anselmi, Rome, Italy

Field of Vision, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, USA 

Rabbit Hole, organized by Adam Marnie, F, Houston, USA


Cadmio Limón, Galería Pelaires, Palma, Spain
Until tomorrow: Ten Years of Bureau, Bureau, New York, USA
Le realtà ordinarie, curated by Davide Ferri, Palazzo de Toschi, Bologna, Italy


The Samovar, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles, USA
Vanquishing Ocular, curated by David Salle and Nicole Wittenberg, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY, USA
What Wind, Galerie Ceysson & Bénétière, New York, USA
City Prince/sses, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France


Eddy’s Room, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA


We’ll turn Manhattan into an island of joy, Markus Luettgen, Cologne, Germany

Quicktime, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, USA


Show Window, Kate MacGarry, London, UK

As if in a foreign country, curated by Chris Sharp, Galerie Nächst St. Stephen, Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria

Gesture Play, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, USA

Intimisms, organized by Aliza Nisenbaum, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

The Clear and The Obscure, curated by Chris Sharp, Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico

Nice Weather, curated by David Salle, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, USA

Background/Foreground, Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden



Becoming the Image, Jessica Mein, Joseph Montgomery & Patricia Treib, curated by Fiona Biberstein, projects at fifteen, Tel Aviv, Israel

Suddenly, Last Summer, Longhouse Projects, New York, USA

Fictions, organized by Adam Marnie, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, USA



From Pre-History to Post-Everything, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

Colony Room, Simon Preston Gallery, New York, USA

No Ground But Say Ground, curated by Joe Fyfe, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY, USA

Shakti, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

Artist In Residence Biennial, Edwing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA



Spectrum Suite, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, USA

Ten Years, Wallspace, New York, USA



The Mystery Trend, Wallspace, New York, USA

Hot White Flesh Ties, Favorite Goods, Los Angeles, USA

Modern Talking, Cluj Museum, Cluj, Romania



Four Rooms, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

We Remembered, We Anticipated a Peacock, and We Find a Peony, Aliza Nisenbaum and Patricia Treib, Golden Gallery, New York, USA

Reverie, curated by Stephen Westfall, Zurcher Studio, New York, USA

Straw, curated by Erik Lindman, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK

Expanded Painting, Prague Biennale 5, Prague, Czechia

A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA



Gradation, curated by Garth Weiser, Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal



Besides, With, Against, And Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture, curated by Debra Singer, The Kitchen, New York, USA

Autumn, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA

The Open, Deitch Studios, Long Island City, New York, USA

If The Dogs are Barking, Artists Space, New York, USA

On From Here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, USA



A New High in Getting Low, John Connelly Presents, New York, USA



A New High in Getting Low, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany

Fractured in Aspect, Andrew Kreps, New York, USA

Powers of Ten: Successive Orders of Formal and Psychological Magnitude, curated by Nicola Vassell, 96 Greene, New York, USA

For the People of Paris, curated by Scott Lyall, Sean Paul and Blake Rayne, Sutton Lane, Paris, France



AIR, curated by Amy Sillamn, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, USA

Columbia Visual Arts Division MFA Thesis Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY, USA

The Manhattan Project, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Miami, USA



The General´s Jamboree, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, USA

First Year Exhibition, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA

Diverse Grounds, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA



Past Perfect, Kantor Gallery, New York, USA




Fyfe, Joe. “Patricia Treib by Joe Fyfe.” Bomb Summer, 2016.

Sam, Sherman. “Reviews: Patricia Treib.” ArtForum, September 2015.

The White Review, No. 13, (Green Shape, 2014), cover image, April 2015.

Hudson, Suzanne. Painting Now. Thames & Hudson, 2015.

Smith, Roberta. “Clash of the Items, at a Gallery Near You.” The New York Times 24 July 2014.

Blalock, Lucas. “The Artists’ Artists.” ArtForum December 2014.

Wise, Lloyd. “Reviews: Patricia Treib.” ArtForum January 2014.

“Patricia Treib,”, January 2014.

Frederick, Jeff. Art in America February 2014.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Patricia Treib.” The New Yorker 25 Nov. 2013.

Stuker, Jeffrey. “Patricia Treib at Wallspace.” Mousse Magazine 26 Nov. 2013

Salazar, Gabriela. “The Theater of Abstraction: Patricia Treib at Wallspace.” 12 Dec. 2013.

“Patricia Treib.” Time Out New York Nov. 2013

Corcoran, Heather. “Patricia Treib.” Flash Art November December 2012.

Barliant, Claire. “Patricia Treib.” The New Yorker 24 Sept. 2012.

Smith, Roberta. “The Mystery Trend.” The New York Times 27 July 2012.

Trezzi, Nicola. “United States of Abstraction.” Art Experience NYC Spring 2012: Vol. 1 No. 7.

Butler, Sharon L. “Abstract Painting: The New Casualists.” The Brooklyn Rail June 2011.

Asfour, Nana. “Review: Reverie.” Time Out New York June 2011.

Lundin, Jenna. “Art: A Painting Show.” May 2011.

Ritchie, Abraham. “Paths of Abstraction.” ARTslant 6 Sept. 2010.

Busta, Caroline. “Besides, With, Against and Yet.” May Revue 2010: Issue 03.

Hudson, Suzanne. “Besides, With, Against and Yet.” Artforum Feb. 2010.

Chamberlain, Colby. “Besides, With, Against and Yet: Abstraction and the Ready-Made Gesture.” Dec. 2009.

Smith, Roberta. “A Gallery Goes Out In a Burst of Energy.” The New York Times 7 Feb. 2009.

Cohen, David. “Pic of the Day.” 10 Nov. 2008.

Heller, Maxwell. “A Day with The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Space Program.”

The Brooklyn Rail Nov. 2007.

Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review: Fractured in Aspect.” The New York Times 10 Aug. 2007.


Grants, Fellowships & Residencies



ARCH Residency, Athens, Greece



Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship



Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, Italy

Artadia Award, New York, USA



Lugar, Palacio de Campos, Asturias, Spain

Visiting Artist, Columbia University, Summer Painting Intensive, New York, USA



Visiting Artist, Boston University, MFA Painting and Sculpture, Boston, USA

Visiting Artist, Rutgers, MFA Painting Department, New Brunswick, NJ, USA



Dora Maar House, Ménerbes, France

Visiting Artist, Columbia University, Summer Painting Intensive, New York, USA

Show/Tell, Presentation and Panel Discussion on Ekphrasis, RISD, Providence, RI, USA



MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH, USA

Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, MFA Painting, Baltimore, USA

Visiting Artist, California Institute of Arts, MFA Painting, San Francisco, USA

Visiting Artist, Smith College, Department of Art, Northampton, MA, USA



Artist-in-Residence Lecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

Visiting Artist, Rutgers, MFA Painting Department, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA



Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, WI, USA

‘Artists Present at Noon’, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Visiting Arist, Painting MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA



The Brodbeck Foundation, arte contemporanea, Catania, Italy



The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, Space Program, Brooklyn, USA



Agnes Martin Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, USA



Dong Kingman Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, USA

Edstrandska Foundation, Malmö, Sweden

Konstnärsnämnden, 2 year working grant IASPIS, Studio Programme, Stockholm, Sweden


2003 NIFCA Residency Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland

The Foundation of Aase and Richard Björklund, Malmö, Sweden



Konstnärsnämnden, 1 year working grant

NIFCA Network North Residence, The Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland



IASPIS Cultural Exchange, 1-year residency Chicago, USA



Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY, USA



The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Scholarship, Colorado Springs, USA

Public Collections


Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Libanon 

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME, USA

RISD Museum, Providence, USA

TBA21, Vienna, Austria

The Morgan Library, New York, USA

Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

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