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Patricia Ayres (b. 1975, New York) lives and works in New York.

She received her MFA from Hunter College in 2018, BFA from Brooklyn College in 2015, and an A.A.S degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1995. In 2019, she attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

Recent solo exhibitions include Critical Mass, Mendes Wood DM, New York (2023); Rubell Museum, Miami (2022); and Bound, Matthew Brown, Los Angeles (2021).

Select group exhibitions include FLESH & FLOWERS: MADE IN AMERICA, Patricia Marshall Fine Art, Paris (2023); Full and Pure: Body, Materiality, Gender, Green Family Art Foundation, Dallas (2023); Esfíngico Frontal, Mendes Wood DM, São Paolo (2023); Together, At The Same Time, de la Cruz Collection, Miami (2022); Matter & Form, The Bunker Artspace, West Palm Beach, FL (2022); Some Kind of Monster Roster, Analog Diary, Beacon, NY (2022); This Basic Asymmetry, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA (2022); Recent Sculpture, Matthew Brown Gallery, Los Angeles (2022); Reflections Part 3: Sculpture by Women Artists, Workplace, London (2022) It Seems So Long Ago, Matthew Brown, Los Angeles (2020); Entering A Song, Koenig and Clinton Gallery, New York (2019).

Ayres is currently an Artist-in-Residence at UrbanGlass Fellowship, Brooklyn (2023) and Dieu Donné Workspace Program, Brooklyn (2022). Past residencies include Shandaken: Storm King Sculpture Park, New Windsor, NY (2022); Fountainhead, Miami (2022); Monira Foundation, Jersey City (2021); Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, Su-Casa, New York (2020); Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Brooklyn (2019); and The Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (2019). In 2020, she was a recipient of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Sculpture/Craft.