Pat Courtney (b. 1952 in Waltham, MA) received her B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Courtney has had solo exhibitions throughout the eastern United States including Printed Matter Bookstore (New York, NY), Sandler Hudson Gallery (Atlanta, GA), and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (Winston-Salem, NC). She has received numerous awards including an Artist Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (1989) and the Mayor’s Fellowship in the Visual Arts, Bureau of Cultural Affairs (Atlanta, GA in 1988).