Patricia Fernández (b. 1980, Burgos; lives and works in Los Angeles) received an MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2010 and a BFA from University of California, Los Angeles in 2002. Solo exhibitions have been held at Commonwealth and Council, Mexico City (2023); Whistle, Seoul (2021); Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles (2021, 2018); Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (2021, 2016); Holiday Forever, Jackson Hole (2020); Todd Madigan Gallery, Bakersfield (2018); Museo de Arte Burgos (2015); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2014); and LAXART (2014). Selected group exhibitions have been held at Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena (2022); Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2020); Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro (2019); Tina Kim Gallery, New York (2018); Obra, Malmö (2017); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2017); and Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2012). Fernández is a recipient of Otis College of Art and Design Faculty Development Grant (2021), Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors (2019), Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2017-18), Speranza Foundation Lincoln City Fellowship (2015), France-Los Angeles Exchange Grant (2012), and California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists (2011). Fernández has participated in residencies at Forest Island, Mammoth Lakes (2018); Récollets, Paris (2016); D-Flat, Mexico City (2016); Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin (2015); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2014); and Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como (2013).