Patrick Lakey

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Goethe: Goethe's Garden House, Jena, Germany, II, 2004 Color Coupler Print 60 1/4" X 74 7/8" © Patrick Lakey
Quick Facts
Washington D.C.
Birth year
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
UCSD, 1998, MFA
University of Texas at Austin, 1993, BFA
Representing galleries
The Happy Lion
mixed-media, installation, landscape, photography, conceptual, sculpture

Patrick Lakey


1998 MFA, Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego, CA

1994 Post-baccalaureate study, The Center for the Study of Modernism, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

1993 BFA, Photography, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Solo Exhibitions

2007 An Abyss of Folly, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

2006 German Photographs (1724-2005), Jessica Murray Projects, New York, NY

2005 German Photographs (1724-2005), The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008 Happy Lions: Patrick Lakey and Brian Wills, 5 Traverse, Providence, RI

2006 On View: Patrick Lakey, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

2005 Ordering the Ordinary, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
Repeat Performance, Anthony Grant Inc, New York, NY
Recent Works from L.A., Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
I-10, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Bâtir, Kinsey Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

2004 Sight Lines, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Das Spyder-Män, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

1995 Boomtown, public art projects, San Diego, CA

Selected Press & Catalogs

2007 Patrick Lakey, “German Photographs (1724-2005): Heidegger,” Art Journal Vol. 66, Nr. 3 (Fall 2007), pp. 103-105
Brian Sholis, “Deep Frieze,”,
Patrick Lakey, “Artist Project: German Photographs,” Cabinet Nr. 25 (Spring 2007)

2005 Catalog: I-10, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Peter Frank, “Road Show,” Houston (May/June 2005)
Claudia Funke, “Neues von der Westküste,” Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger Nr. 64 (March 17, 2005)
Martin Herbert, “Ordering the Ordinary,” Time Out London (August 10-17, 2005)
Tony Wood, “Ordering the Ordinary,” Art Monthly Nr. 289 (September 2005)

2004 Thomas McGovern, “‘Sight Lines’ at The Happy Lion,” Artweek (September 2004)
Holly Myers, “Around the Galleries: Extending off into the Horizon,” Los Angeles Times (June 18, 2004)

2002 Holly Myers, “Turning Impulses Into Works of Art,” Los Angeles Times (August 16, 2002)
Elizabeth Pence, “‘Das Spyder-Män’ at Lace,” Artweek (October 2002)


Patrick Lakey lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

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