Patty Scarborough Biography

Nebraska native Patricia Scarborough has focused on painting the shapes and shadows of the Midwest since she wound her way through Kearney State College, graduating with a degree in Fine Art. Her attraction has always been to the way contours and form morph into new identities when color and context are changed. This includes not only the immense skies that stretch over he rhome state, but also the small clustered spaces below.

Scarborough works from her home studio, making regular forays into the countryside near her home in Geneva in pursuit of an understanding of her place in this rural environment.

Additionally, Scarborough regularly exhibits at Leopold Gallery + Art Consulting in Kansas City, The Burkholder Project in Lincoln, Nebraska, as well as the Anne Thorne Weaver shop at the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney, Nebraska. She has also had Featured Artist exhibits at art centers around the state of Nebraska, such as the Robert Henri Museum, Stuhr Museum, Norfolk Art Center, Minden Opera House and the Willa Cather Foundation in Red Cloud.

Scarborough has been featured in numerous juried shows and exhibits including, "150 Artists, 150 Artworks, 150 Years of Nebraska in Miniature" at Bone Creek Museum of Art. This museum has accepted "Ceding the Day," an oil painting, into their collection. Her pastel painting "Photo Op" is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney, Nebraska.