Hellstrom’s precision brushwork gives physical expression to an inner state of being. Investigating the dichotomy between thought and emotion she captures the energy of how experience dwells in the constancy of change despite our desire for permanence. That curious space in her work is ripe with complexity, painted in flowing color deeply felt and ever changing. Inspired by travel to remote regions of India and China then back to the metropolitan streets of the US, she finds balance and stability within chaos. Her seamless method of applying ink with unlikely brushes to a slick surface records the ephemeral moment or the spark of experience.

Select Exhibitions
Accelerate, Large Scale super graphic project BD Bio Tech, San Jose Campus (solo)
Quick Response: Interactive Works by Patter Hellstrom (solo) / ArtHaus,
SF
FLOW, Solo curatorial project, Vedder Price Los Angeles Headquarters, CA
Grief Path (solo) / California Institute of Integral Studies SF
Square Headquarters (solo)
SF
Currents (solo)
Lim Gallery SF
Expressive Flow (solo)
The McLoughlin Gallery SF
Meditative Flow (solo)
SF Zen Center
Flower Mandala (solo)
Unilever Campus CT
Chance Wind (solo)
Linearis Institute SF
Shared Motifs: Patter Hellstrom in an Art Historical Context (solo)
Masterworks SF Navigating Expression (solo)
Masterworks SF
Abundance (solo)
Masterworks SF
Flower Mandala project (solo)
JP Morgan Chase Project Space Jersey City Monuments (solo)
Federal Hall NYC
 Narrative Abstraction, Artsforum Gallery NYC

RECOGNITION
NEA Artist Grant
SECA Award Nomination
The National Steinbeck Museum, Salinas CA
Detroit Museum of New Art
Nantong Museum, China
Gallery 8 Moscow
Kharkov Art Museum Ukraine
State Literature Museum of Odessa Ukraine
State Museum of Simferopol, Crimea Ukraine
Russian Museum of Folk + Decorative Arts Moscow
Government Museum of Decorative + Applied Art Riga, Latvia

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