Biography and CV

Patti Hallock received her BFA in photography from the University of Colorado at Denver in 2004 and her MFA in photography 2007 from Parsons, The New School for Design in New York City. She works digitally and with medium and large format film. Her work is represented by Goodwin Fine Art in Denver, Colorado. Recently she was invited to exhibit work from her project, “The West Is Here” in a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, CO, in January 2013. A book about the work was published in conjunction with the exhibition and included an essay by Karen Brooks from the Petrie Institute of Western American Art at the Denver Art Museum. Her work is in both public and private collections and has been exhibited in the United States, Europe and Asia. You can reach Patti via email: patti AT


2007 Master of Fine Arts, Photography, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, University of Colorado at Denver—Summa Cum Laude 

Teaching and Related

  • 2013 - 2017 - Chair, Southwest Region, Society for Photographic Education
  • 2008 - 2017 - Lecturer, University of Colorado at Denver, College of Arts and Media, Photography Dept.
  • Introduction to Photography-(B&W Darkroom), Introduction to Digital Photography, Digital Fine Print, Digital Bookmaking, Photography and Community and online courses.

Selected Exhibitions


Made in Colorado (juried show) Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO


Open Space, the Finite Frontier, (invitational) Curtis Center for the Arts, Denver, CO


Pull (solo show): Goodwin Fine Art, Denver CO


Bordering: (group show, invititational), Ironton Studios Gallery, Denver, CO

The West Is Here: Center for Faculty Development, University of Colorado at Denver

33rd Annual Juried Membership Exhibition: Juried by Russell Lord, NOMA, Houston Center for Photography

Colorado Creative Industries, Month of Photography, Colorado State Capitol, Denver, CO

Instructor’s Exhibition, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO

Photosynthesis: SW Voices, Republic Plaza, Denver, CO

Auraria Campus Faculty Show, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO


Country: Portraits of An American Sound, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA

Hyper-Active –Parsons Design Center, Shanghai, China


The West Is Here (solo show)--Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO


The West Is Here (solo show)--Plus Gallery, Denver, CO


Colorado Council on the Arts & Denver International Airport 

METRO DENVER CREATIVE CAPITOL Exhibition – Denver International Airport + Colorado State Capitol (through mid 2011)    

Fragments: West-World –Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa Reparata School of Art, Florence Italy    

Objectophilia: Biennial of the Americas, hosted in conjunction with the MCA, Denver, CO


Extinction-Artists Respond – Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO    

Works of Man – Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO – Honorable Mention, Juror: Chris Jordan   Monumental – Ironton Studios, Denver, CO    

Twirling Dali’s Moustache –Loveland Museum, Loveland CO    

Den-Mi – Group exhibition at Art Basel, Miami, FL


Paralleled 3-French Street Art and American Landscapes – Steele Gallery, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Denver, CO


Roadways & Topographies – Shotgun Space, Los Angeles, CA

Colonial Tendencies of the West – Gallery of Contemporary Art, UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO

MFA Thesis Exhibition – Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

3rd Annual National Juried Competition – Newspace Center for Photography,Portland, OR

21st Annual International Juried Show – Visual Arts Center of New Jersey    

Colorado Symphony Orchestra 2007 Season at Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO


Wreck Room – Plus Gallery, Denver, CO    

The Nitto File – Recycled Goods – Invisible Museum, Denver, CO     

Extended Remix – Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO    

Best of Colorado at Denver International Airport – Denver International Airport, Denver, CO    

Nocturnal Suburbia and New Work – Double Daughters Salotto, Denver, CO     

Strange Instrument – Third Ward, Brooklyn, NY    

Sixteen Artists Categorize & Collect– Thomas Werner Gallery, New York, NY    

After Dark – The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO 


Biennial Blowout! – Denver Museum of Contemporary Art Biennial, Denver,CO    

Nocturnal Suburbia – Plus Gallery, Denver, CO    

Nocturne– John R. Grady Gallery of Photographic Arts, Elgin, Illinois    

People/Place– Plus Gallery, Denver, CO   

Snap To Grid: Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA    

SoHo- Chelsea International Art Competition – Agora Gallery, New York, NY     

Photography Now! International Juried Photography Exhibition – South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA   Colorado 2004: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art – Taylor Museum at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, CO    

Director’s Choice- Gallery Grand Opening – Plus Gallery, Denver CO    

Permanent Collections     

Doubletree Hotel, Greeley Convention Center, Greeley, CO (Commissioned Installation)

Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Department

Denver International Airport

Taylor Museum - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO   

City of Aurora, Colorado   

First Western Trust Bank   

Private Collections               

Using Format