Pat Warner's Biography

Pat Warner was born and raised in an agricultural area in southeastern Pennsylvania. She lived in Texas and Europe before moving to southern California in 1982, and has traveled extensively throughout the world observing the natural environment and indigenous cultures. Her work, indoor and outdoor sculptural environments, as well as recent drawings and collages are involved with the relationship of humans and nature.

Warner’s work has been exhibited in the L.A. Municipal Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park; the Robert V. Fullerton Museum California State University at San Bernardino; the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; the Dallas Museum of Fine Art, TX; and the American Craft Museum, N.Y, and she has participated in exhibitions, residencies and symposia in the U.S., Japan, Korea, Lithuania, and The Netherlands. Public art projects include a major work for the Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, and as the design artist for the Pierce College Station on the LAMTA Orange Line.

She was awarded the first River Residency at A Studio in the Woods/Tulane University, New Orleans, and a residency at the Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming. Her work has been featured in World Sculpture News (Hong Kong), Sculpture Magazine (Washington, D.C.), and regional publications.