Patrick Burns is an artist living and working in New York since 2009. Previously he lived in Baltimore, Maryland, where he taught painting and drawing at the Maryland Institute College of Art from 2003 until 2011, as well as The University of Maryland 2008-09. In 2012 Blackouts-Primaries-Secondaries, a one person exhibition was selected for the Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York. Following in 2013 he curated Interior Memories:small scale abstract painting,at Long Island University in Brooklyn. His work was included in two group exhibitions in 2015 at Arthelix and Whitebox in New York, and was interviewed by Jack Livingston for the online publication Tilted Arc, Patrick Burns: In Conversation. In 2016 he was included in Machines of Paint and other Materials, curated by Jennifer Riley (Dumbo pop-up). In 2017 he was accepted for a residency at the Virginia Center for Creative Art, and was included in OnEdge at The Painting Center, New York in 2018.