Patricia Ayres

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program

20 Jay Street, 720

Patricia Ayres, Untitled (2018). Elastic, Metal Hooks, Women's Undergarment Hardware, Wood, Foam Rubber, Coffee, Coconut Oil, Iodine, 87 x 42 x 36 In

Patricia Ayres (b. New York), attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2019), received her MFA from Hunter College (2018), BFA from Brooklyn College and The Fashion Institute of Technology. Her work has been exhibited at Matthew Brown Los Angeles (Forthcoming), Koenig & Clinton Gallery (2019), Kornfeld Gallery, Berlin (2020), International Print Center, The College Art Association, The Bronx Council on the Arts: Longwood Gallery at Hostos and NARS Foundation. She was an artist-in-residence at The Studios at MASS MoCA (2019), LMCC SU-CASA, Sculpture Space (Forthcoming) and a nominee for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation (2019). Ayres is currently an artist-in-residence at Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program.

About Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program

The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program awards rent-free non-living studio space to 17 visual artists for year-long residencies in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Its mission is to provide working studio space and community for artists. Artists are selected annually based on merit from a competitive pool of applicants by a professional jury comprised of artists and members of the SWSP Artists Advisory Committee.