Pat Hidson  

Born: 1948 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada



Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI, October, 2016

Mount Mary University, Marion Gallery, Milwaukee, 2013

Creative Edge Gallery, Mazomanie, Wisconsin, 2007

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, 2007

Tory Folliard Gallery/Fish Creek, ”Summer Still Lifes,” Door County, Wisconsin, August 2006

“Recent Small Works,” Hotchkiss, Colorado, Summer, 2002

Regional Art Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin, Fall, 1998

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, Spring, 1998

Gruen Gallery, Chicago, September, 1997

Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April, 1996

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, October, 1995

Tory Follard Gallery, Milwaukee, January, 1994

Madison University Medical Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, November, 1993

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, September, 1993

Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, April, 1992

Gilman/Gruen Gallery, Chicago, September, 1990

The Vik Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, November, 1989 (an Alberta Artists' Foundation grant)

"The Adventures of Turtle Woman And Other Stories, Gilman/Gruen Gallery, Chicago, lL, Sept, 1989

Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, 1988

Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, 1988

Montecito Cafe, Santa Barbara, California, 1988

Artist of the Month, Wustum Museum, 1986

Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, 1986

First Unitarian Church Gallery, Milwaukee, 1985

Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, 1985


Beloit & Vicinity, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, May, 2016

Birch Grove Installation with Tori Tasch, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2015 - through time.

Wisconsin Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin 2014

Anderson Art Center, Annual Juried Show, Kenosha, Wisconsin 2014

Watercolor Wisconsin, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin 2014

Working It Out, Painting Center; New York, NY 2013

In Bloom, Katie Gingrass Gallery; Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2013

Juried WVA Exhibition, Alverno College; Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2013

Green, Group Show, Katie Gingrass Gallery; Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2012

Juried State Show, Anderson Art Center; Kenosha, Wisconsin 2012

Watercolor Wisconsin, Wustum Museum; Racine, Wisconsin 2012

Lynden Sculpture Garden & Gallery, Juried WVA, Milwaukee, WI, 2012

Anderson Art Center; Wisconsin Artist Biennial, Kenosha, Wisconsin 2011

Kohler Art Center; Eight Counties Exhibition, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 2010

Forward: Survey of WisconsinArt Now, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2010

St John’s Uihlein Peters Gallery: Installation with Fran Cheney, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2010

Eight Counties Exhibit, Kohler Art Museum, Sheboygan, WI 2010

The Intimate Page, Portrait Society, Milwaukee. WI, 2009

Anniversary Show, Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI, 2009

Two Person Show, Pat Hidson and Barbara Manger, Carroll University, Waukasha, WI 2008

Gathering in the Wild, 4 Artists, The Urban Ecology Center, Milwaukee, WI 2008

Watercolor Wisconsin, Wustum Museum, Racine, WI 2007

Tall Tree Gallery, Thiensville, WI 2007

Mini-Art, Fox Tax Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 2007

Two Person Show, Fox Tax Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 2007

The Dogs, Portrait Society, Milwaukee, WI 2007

WP@S/WAM Southeast Chapter Exhibition, Wisconsin Academy’s Steenboch Gallery, Madison 2007

Second Prize, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wi.2007

“Confluence,” Nicolet College Gallery,  Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Fall 2006

Two Person Show, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee 2006

The Bird Show, Grace Chosy, Madison 2006

Watercolor Wisconsin, 2005, Wustum Art Museum,  Racine, Wis.

The 8th Annual Mermaid Show, Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY 2005

Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, 2005  

Faculty Exhibit; Peninsula Art School, Door County, Wisconsin, 2005

Bodacious: Four Women Show, Art Escape Gallery, Thiensville, WI  2004

A Modern Bestiary,Artists View of the Wild Kingdom, Wustum Museum, Racine, WI 2002

Small Celebrations, Tory Folliard Gallery, 2002

Playmates, with Mike Judy and Schomer Lichtner, Door County,Wisconsin, 2001

Sensations Show, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, November, 2000

Three Person Show, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, June, 1999

Art Resources Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1998

Small Art Exibition, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada 1997

Three Person Show, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, September, 1997

Group Show, Jameson Gallery, Portland/Kennebunkport, MA, 1997

Two Person Show with Carol Wagner, Spanbauer Gallerry, Naples, FL, 1996

Three Person Show, Gallerie Stephanie, Chicago, 1995

Four Person Show, Art Resources, St, Paul; Minnesota, 1995

Group Show,  Spanbauer Gallery, Naples, Florida, 1995

Group Show, Gruen Gallery, Chicago, December, 1993

Watercolour Wisconsin; Wustum Museum, Racine, Wl, November,1985 thru 1997

Three Person Show; Carolyn Ruff Gallery, Minneapolis, December, 19

Banaker Gallery - Two Person Show, San Francisco, November 1993

Two Person Show, San Miguel D'Allende, Mexico, May,1993

Prize Winner, Watercolour Wisconsin, Wustum Museum Racine, Wl,1992

Group Exhibit; Charlotte Hackin Gallery, Rockford, IL, June to July,1991

Two Person Show; Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wl, July,1991

Shapes of Color; Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, April, 1991

Wisconsin/90; Juried show, Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Points, Wl, November 1990

Studies of Light & Form; Wohlfarth Galleries, Washington, D.C, October, 1990

Multiple Choice, Juried Exhibit, Milwaukee Art Museum, Sept., 1990

Monoprint Exhibit; Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wl, September, 1990

Gallery Artists; The Vik Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1990

The Body Illuminated, Appleton Gallery of Arts, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1990

Saga '90, Grandpalais, Paris, France, April, 1990

Art Boston, Armory, Boston, Main 1990

Juried Group Exhibit; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1990

Santa Fe Norte; Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wl, 1990

Two Person Show; Hacienda del Sol, Taos, New Mexico, 1989

Gallery Artists Christmas Show; Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI 1989

Two Person Show; Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 1989

"An Aesthetic Excursion/Artists Look at Travel, Invitational, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wl,1989

Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, West Bend Gallery, West Bend, Wl, 1989

Watercolour Wisconsin; Wustum Museum, Racine, Wl,1984, 1986, 1989

Group Exhibit, The Vik Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1988

Four Painters and a Sculptor, Gilman/Gruen Gallery, Chicago, 1988

"Arf Muscle," Juried Show, Art Muscle Magazine, Milwaukee, WI 1988

"Seven from Lincoln," Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1987

Two Person Show, Wright Street Gallery, Milwaukee, Wl, 1986

"Two Windows," Installation with Estherly Allen, Milwaukee, Wl, 1986

Juried Show, Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, Mass, 1986

"Marriage A La Mode," Invitiational Exhibit, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wl, 1986

Salon de Refuse, Milwaukee, Wl, 1985

Night Before Christmas, PAC, Milwaukee, Wl, 1983

Two Person Show, Chip and Py's Restaurant, Milwaukee, Wl, 1983

League of Milwaukee Artists, West Bend Art Museum, First Prize, West Bend, Wl, 1983

Spencer Crest Nature Art Exhibition, Corning, New York, 1983

State Juried Drawing Show, Steven's Point, Wl, 1981

Wisconsin Regional Arts Program, First Place and Honorable Mention, West Bend Art Museum, West Bend, WI, 1979


Sixteen Paintings for Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, St. Francis, Wisconsin 2007

Art for Women’s Sake Poster, Madison, Wisconsin, 1997, 1998

United Performing Arts Fund Poster, Milwaukee, 1996

Dayton’s Fourth Annual Art Expo Poster, St Paul, Minnesota, 1996

Dane County Cultural Affairs Poster, Madison, Wisconsin, 1995

Sojourner Truth House; Mother’s Day Card, 2004


Art in Embassies - Oslo, Norway, 1993 - 1995

Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Walt Disney Corporation

Quadracci Corporate Collection, Milwaukee

Marquette University, Milwaukee

Associated Bank, Milwaukee

Marine Bank, Milwaukee

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Milwaukee

Coopers and Lybrand

Walther and Halling

Ann T Bowe, law offices

University of Wisconsin, Waukesha

Northwestern Mutual Life

Marge Meyers and Associates

Fiduciary Management, Chicago

Rivkin, Radler, Dunne, and Bahy, Chicago

Montecito Cafe, Santa Barbara, California

Farm Plan, Madison

Gehl Dairy

Foley and Lardner

Trek Corporation, International

Bennett Jones and Company, Calgary, Alberta

Catholic Knights Insurance

Charles A. Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

City of Milwaukee

Washington, DC, Office of Congressman Jim Moody

Office of Alderwoman Laraine McNamara-McGraw, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Dane County Madison, Wisconsin


Studio Visit Magazine 2016

Studio Visit Magazine 2012

Book Cover,  “The Laugh We Make When We Fall”, poems by Susan Firer

Listed in Who’s Who  of American Women 2002-2003

Article, Chicago Magazine 1997

Art Muscle feature 1996

Art Muscle feature 1995

Chicago Artists’ Coalition,1991

Textbook Art, Search and Self-Descovery, published by Davis, Worcester, Massachussets

Reviews, Milwaukee Journal,1982, 1985, 1986,1988~ 1989

Listed in Art in America, 1987 to Present

Article, Art Business News, June, 1989

Review, Edmonton Journal, December, 1989

"A Helping Hand," a guide to patient and visitor services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic

"Artists Look At Travel and Transportation," catalog, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1989

Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1990;

Nicolet College and Technical Institute, 1990

"Watercolor Wisconsin," catalog, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1985, 87, 88, 89

"The Museum of Sexuality, catalog, Theatre X, multimedia art exhibition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1987

"Marriage A La Mode: The Aesthetics of Mating," catalog, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1986

Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1986


Radio Interview by Bonnie North, “Lake Effect” WUWM 2009

Painting Performance, TV 6 News Cast,2004

"Arts Place": Milwaukee Arts Programming, Featuring Local Artists, Channel 10,  1992

Compact Disc cover, poster, promotional material for Narada Records' release, "Follow Me Home"

        by Wayne Gretz

"Universal Studios' release, "Opportunity Knocks," Paintings used prominently in  the movie sets, 1990

"Watch This Space":  Personal interview and review of work for this monthly television program,

Milwaukee Access Telecommunication Authority, Fall 1990

"Saturday Pockets":  Concert - art and dance with Teri Carter, choreographer, and Dave Kenney,

        musician, Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, 1988

"Cloudbeats":  Concert -  art and dance with Teri Carter, Choreographer and Dave Kenney, musician,

        UWM Ballroom, 1986 with grants from: Milwaukee Artists' Foundation / Wisconsin Arts Board


Private instructor, in studio 1991 to present

Artist in Residences as a dance facilitator in Milwaukee schools and assisted living facilities 1988 -1991

Program Chair, WVA Southeast Chapter 2011-2014


Panelist for Sheila Held, Inova, 2015

Presentation; Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI 2010

Power Point Presentation; Cedarburg Artist Association, 2005  

Demonstration, Wauwatosa Art Association, 2002

Gallery Talk, Regional Art Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1998

Lecture, League of Milwaukee Artists, 1998

Workshop ”Writing for Professional Artists”, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, 1997

Demonstration, Charlotte Hackin Gallery, Rockford, Illinois, 1991        

Demonstration, Charle A. Wustum Museum, 1988

Lecture, Woman To Woman Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1987

Lecture, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association Convention, 1986

Lecture, First Unitarian Church Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1985

Lecture, Wisconsin Regional Arts Program, Madison, Wisconsin, 1985 


Artist in Residence, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI 2015 - 2016

Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Milward Farrell Gallery, Madison, WI                                  

Art Gallery of Alberta Rental and Sales, Edmonton, Albert, Canada

Charles A Wustum Museum Sales and Rental


Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, 1983-1984

The Cape School of Art, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1982-1984

Albert Handel Pastel Workshop, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1981

University of Wisconsin Extension, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1978-1981

University of Alberta, Bachelor of Education, Art Major, 1975

Scholarship Student, Edmonton Art Gallery,1958-1965

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