Patricia Aaron is an American painter best known for her gestural abstract landscapes composed of layers of encaustic pigments and mixed media applied to custom panels in her signature style painting technique. Her paintings fuse the raw beauty of nature, earthscapes, and urban culture. Aaron's paintings are reflective, pure and honest often embedded with rich story lines. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Aaron studied art overseas in London, Paris, and Augsburg receiving her undergraduate degree from University of Maryland Heidelberg, Germany. Aaron received her MFA at the Denver University School of Art and Art History, Denver, CO. Aaron has received artist fellowships including: Ucross Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Santa Fe Art Institute, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Hafnarborg Centre for Culture and Fine Arts, SIM, Museum of Outdoor Arts, and Hui No'eau.
Aaron lives and works in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Aaron's work can now be found in the museum and corporate collections of the Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art, Denver, CO, Hafnarborg Museum of Culture and Art, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY, Delta Airlines Corporation (Atlanta, GA), Sun City Corporation Kobe Towers (Kobe, Japan), Hogan Lovells (Denver, CO), Metropolitan Homes (Denver, CO), CAA ICON (Denver, CO), Sysco (Denver, CO), and Encaustic Art Museum (Santa Fe, NM). Recent commissions include: Sun City Corporation (Kanagawa, Japan), Liberty Global (Denver, CO), the Museum of Outdoor Arts (Englewood, CO), Hogan Lovells, (Denver, CO). Private residential commissions: Paris, France; Lake Tahoe, CA; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Newport Beach, CA.
Selected US and European venues featuring Aaron’s work in solo and invitational exhibitions: Hafnarborg Museum of Culture and Art, Hafnarfjodur, Iceland; Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA; Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia; The Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo, Bosnia; University of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC; Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland; Denver International Airport Terminal Gallery, Denver, CO; Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO; Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper WY; Metropolitan State University of Denver Center for Visual Arts, Denver, CO; Colorado Women’s College of Denver University, Denver, CO; Colorado Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana; University of Denver Myhren Gallery, Denver CO; Messinger Gallery, Boulder JCC, Boulder, CO; Adams State University, Alamosa, CO; Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO; Arts |Brookfield Republic Plaza, Denver, CO; Regis University, Denver, CO, Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO; Radcliffe College Bunting Institute, Cambridge, MA; Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI; LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA; The Painting Center, NY, NY; Space Gallery, Denver, CO; Globe Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM; Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI; Gallery 212, Miami, FL.
Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado represents Aaron’s work.
Aaron is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Denver, Denver, CO.