About Pat




Cell: 630 292 3373

Pat Lagger is an artist and musician. She has exhibited her art in solo shows nationally and internationally and is a Ragdale Foundation and Vermont Studio alumna. Her work has appeared as cover art for a university magazine and on the set of a nationally syndicated television show. She was a parent mentor for the Chicago Youth Symphony and is occasionally called on to judge exhibits for Midwest area art guilds and leagues.

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Selected Solo exhibitions:

Steel Beam Theatre, St. Charles Il. Sept 2019

Allen and Peppa Architects, 121 W. Benton,

Aurora, Il

Lines and Spaces, an exhibit of oil, ink and encaustic paintings

September 2016

Old Town School of Folk Music, Harris Gallery, 4544 N. LincolnAve, Chicago, Il

Natural Graffiti, Paintings by Pat Lagger March 13-April 29, 2010

University of Illinois Chicago, UIC Student Center West, 828 South Wolcott

Messages, a Solo Show of Oil Paintings, November 3-December 5, 2008

University of Illinois Health in the Arts Gallery 835 S. Wolcott Rm E-144

Prints and Mixed Media by Pat Lagger, October 7-November 30, 2005

St. Charles Public Library, East Main and 5th Avenue, St. Charles, Il.

Monoprints by Pat Lagger, October 1- 31, 2005

DeKalb Gallery 161 N. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Il. 60115

Recovered Manuscripts, monoprints, July 3-Aug 26, 2004

Galerie Sculptures, 11 rue Visconti, Paris, France

Etchings by Pat Lagger, March 15-April 14, 2001

Yello Gallery, 1630 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Il 60622

Woman Spirit, Etchings and Monotypes by Pat Lagger, September-November 1997

Selected Two- Person Exhibitions

116/Gallery, 116 Main Street, St. Charles, Il, Fusion: Fiber, Lines and Spaces,

Frank Connet, Shibori fiber art, Pat Lagger, Encaustics on panel, Dec 2, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017

The Art Box, 308 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Il., Natural Rhythm: encaustics and photographs,

Dan Grych and Pat Lagger

Chicago Cultural Center, Renaissance Ct.77 E. Randolph Street, Chicago,

Messages:Prints and Paintings, July 20-Aug 9, 2009,

with Nancy Staszak

Dayton Visual Arts Center, 40 West Fourth St., Dayton Ohio, Giving Art (Con)text,

Paintings and Prints Employing Text, with Nevin Mercedes, March 4-31, 2005

Three person Show:

Asemic Writing: For Your Interpretation

North Central College, Oesterle Library, Naperville, Illinois,

December 2018-January 2019 with Catherine Keebler and Michele Thrane

Selected Group Exhibitions

St. Charles Art Council (Kava Diem)

1 West Illinois St. Charles Illinois 60174

June 2021

Chicago alliance of Visual Artists

Edgewater Art space

1101 West Grandville Chicago Illinois

April 30th-may 23rd 2021

Fused Chicago

midwest encaustic artists

North Central College-Oesterle Library Gallery

Jan.5-March 4, 2020

Sum of the Parts

North Central College, Oesterle Gallery, Naperville,

Variations in Wax

State Street Gallery

401 S. State Street, Chicago

Robert Morris University

March 11-April 15, 2019

Compendium: FusedChicago

Old Courthouse Arts Center

Woodstock, Il

October-November 2018

Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main Street, St. Charles, Il. loft gallery Nov. 20, 2017-Jan. 19, 2018

Terra Firma Gallery, 452 First Street East, Sonoma, California, group show, 2017-18

Artemisia Gallery, 101 S. Third Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134, group show 2016

Prairie State College, Christopher Art Gallery,202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, Il 60411

Expansive Visions, June 1-July 9, 2015

Arc Gallery and Education Foundation, 2156 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647

FUSEDChicago, March 4, 2015 to March 28, 2015

Morpho Gallery, 5216 N. Damen, Chicago 60625, Unbounded, AUG. 2014, Edges, AUG. 2015,

6TH Annual Encaustic Exhibition, Aug. 2017

Fine Arts Building Gallery, 410 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, From Where We Came,

Five artists explore their connections between their earlier work in various media and their current work in encaustic medium, with M. Thrane, K. Tichy, R. Samiljan and C. Keebler Sept. 2013

Zhou B Art Center, Studio 303, 1029 W. 35th St., Chicago Il, 60609

The Buzz, Encaustic Art, Oct. 2-Oct 29, 2012

Prairie State College, Christopher Art Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois

First Impressions, November 14 through December 14, 2006

Loyola University, Chicago, Il, LUC Print Biennial, June 17-Aug 11 2006

Illinois Institute of Art Ai Gallery,

Options: Proposed Work for the Corporate Collection September 1-26, 2003


Saint Xavier, The Magazine of Saint Xavier University, Volume 3, issue 3,

Spring 2009 Structural Integrity, oil painting as cover art

Art in America 2004 Guide to Museums, Galleries, Artists

Pat Lagger, plagger@sbcglobal.net, patlagger.com,

cell (630) 292-3373