MERYL  PATAKY




AboutOriginally from South Florida, Meryl Pataky moved to San Francisco in 2002 to attend the Academy of Art University.  She fell in love with the tactile nature of sculpture and pursued a BFA in the major.  Meryl’s work consistently revolves around elements found on the periodic table. From silver and copper to neon, iron and carbon, Meryl creates a variety of abstract works that relate to her concept of universal connectedness. In doing so, Meryl combines technical expertise–from welding to glasswork to papermaking–with her own personal narrative, building complex pieces that invite the viewer to guess at what thoughts and experiences influenced her process.


AVAILABLE WORKS:

Dunce Love
Neon (Argon Gas and Mercury), 18x36 Inches (Each Character), 2011
$3,200

They Can't Blow Us Off Course, We've Got Compasses
Neon (Argon Gas with Mercury) on Acrylic Panel, 24x 24 Inches, 2012
$3,000

So It Goes
Neon (Krypton Gas), 60x24 Inches, 2010
$1,500

Rorschach No. 1
Carbon Ink, Handmade Paper and Neon on Acrylic Panel, 33x 33 Inches, 2012
$950

Rorschach No. 2
Carbon Ink, Handmade Paper and Neon on Acrylic Panel, 33x 33 Inches, 2012
$950


PRESS:

Juxtapoz
Arrested Motion: Interview
Livefast: Studio Visit
KQED: Video
7x7 Magazine
We Heart
Free People: Interview

 

CV:

Solo Exhibitions

2014    “The Golden Hour”, White Walls and Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013    “Cellar Door”, White Walls and Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA   
2012    “Future Sailor”, LeBasse Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2010    “Metaphysics”, a.Muse Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 

Group Exhibtions

2015
“Six Degrees”, FFDG, San Francisco, CA
“Platinum Blend”, Modern Eden, San Francisco, CA
“Supersonic Invitational”, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
“Tired Hands”, Good Mother Gallery, Oakland CA
   

2014
    Context Art Fair, Miami Art Basel with Converge Gallery
“Almost Human”, Converge Gallery, Williamsport, PA
“Landmark”, L’Art Projects, Hollywood, CA
“Reflection/Refraction”, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“Every Letter Counts”, White Walls and Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Anniversary Exhibition, White Walls and Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“12x12”, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Anniversary Exhibition, Evergold Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013
    “Played Out” Neon Installation for Perrier, Miami Project, Art Basel, Miami
“New Neon”, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
“Mental Note”, Glass Door Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Character Profile”, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
“Love 2013: Beethoven Music Festival”, Chicago, IL
“Word Play”, Design Matters Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“The Art of Tarot”, Modern Eden, San Francisco, CA


INSTALLATIONS