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Pate Conaway

Artist’s Website hautebiscuit.com

Pate Conaway

Pate Conaway is a graduate of Chicago's Second City Training Center and received his MFA from Columbia College, Chicago. He has exhibited extensively in the mid-west and his work can be found in the Artist Book Collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Conaway sees the act of art-making as a performance in itself. Conaway has produced art in gallery situations, including during a five-week stint at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago where he knitted a pair of nine-foot-long mittens. The artist, whose background is in performance and paper arts, continues to work in sculpture, installation, and interactive performance. Now learning to sew, Conaway is fascinated by the idea of applying garment construction techniques to bookbinding. 

 

Artist Information

Residency Type Carolinas HealthCare System Alumni Artist-in-Residence

Currently Based Chicago, IL

Medium Interdisciplinary Art

Residency Dates Jan 5 — Mar 27 2006