Patrick Lundeen, MFA

Sessional Lecturer

Creative Studies, Visual Arts
Other Titles: 2D, 3D
Office: CCS 340
Phone: 250.807.8704

Research Summary

Object based art (painting/drawing/sculpture), performance, installation, sound art, craft, video, music, improvisation, masks, Dadaism, spirituality, outsider/folk art, primitivism and material culture.

Courses & Teaching

Drawing; Painting; Sculpture; Visual Art


Patrick Lundeen is an artist, teacher and musician born in Lethbridge, AB (traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory). He studied at the Alberta College of Art and Design, Glasgow School of Art and Concordia University and has also taught at Concordia University, Memorial University and the University of the Fraser Valley. Before relocating to Kelowna Patrick lived and worked for extended periods in Calgary, Montreal and New York City.

Past exhibitions include the Odd Gallery (Dawson City), the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art (Kelowna), L’Ecart (Rouyn-Noranda), Mike Weiss Gallery (NYC), ThreeWalls (Chicago), Confederation Centre (Charlottetown), Wetterling Gallery (Stockholm), Katherine Mulherin (Toronto), L’Oeil de Poisson, (Quebec) and AKA Gallery (Saskatoon). Lundeen has received research and creation grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the BC Arts Council and The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.

Patrick has an upcoming solo exhibition called “CHEAP! “opening at the Kelowna Art Gallery on November 18, 2022, and running until January 29, 2023, a limited edition 7” record (also called “Cheap! ”) will be released in conjunction with the exhibition.

Patrick Lundeen was selected to be the city of Kelowna 2022 resident artist. His project entitled “Happy Day Free Gift Truck” is a community-based, socially engaged art installation that will give free gifts to all comers every Saturday in the Rotary Commons Park Saturday between October 15 and November 19 from noon until 5 pm.

Since 2020 Patrick Lundeen has held a seat on the board of directors at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art.


Selected Grants & Awards

2022 Resident Artist, City of Kelowna

2022 Project Grant, Sessional Research Support Fund, UBCO

2021 Project Grant, Sessional Research Support Fund, UBCO

2019  Travel Grant, University of British Columbia

2019  Research and Creation Grant, BC Arts Council

2018  Project Grant, Sessional Research Support Fund, UBCO

2016  Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2014  Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

Selected Exhibitions

2022 CHEAP!, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2019  EAR WORMS ODD Gallery, KIAC, Dawson City, YK

           La Grange a Vacarme, L’Écart, Rouyn-Noranda, QC

           Noise Farm, Alternator Centre for contemporary art, Kelowna, BC

2016  Keeping it Real, Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC

           All of Me, Grenfell Campus Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NFLD,

2014  Letting It All Hang Out, Katherine Mulherin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013  Tragicomic, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI,

2012  Good for You Son, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY


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