Patricia Fernández (b. 1980, Burgos, Spain; lives and works in Los Angeles) received a BFA from University of California, Los Angeles in 2002 and an MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2010. Fernández has had solo exhibitions at Holiday Forever, Jackson Hole, WY (2020); Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield (2018); Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA (2015); Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Spain (2015); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2014); and LA><ART, Los Angeles (2014). Selected group exhibitions were held at Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (2019); Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana (2017); Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles (2017); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2017); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2012); and Clifton Benevento, New York (2010). Fernández is a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors (2019); Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2017-18); the Speranza Foundation Lincoln City Fellowship (2015), France-Los Angeles Exchange Grant (2012), and California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists (2011). She has been an artist resident at Récollets, Paris, France (2016); D-Flat, México, D.F. (2016); Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA (2015); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA (2014); and Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (2013).