• Brand-new Radisson RED and the Hewing Hotel prominently feature local artists

    Friday, November 18, 2016 by Erica Rivera in Arts & Leisure

    "Another local artist featured prominently in this new genre of hotel art is Patrick K. Pryor, whose pair of 6 x 8 foot paintings are on display in the lobby of the Hewing Hotel." City Pages

  • Patrick Pryor on MN Original - April 17, 2015

    Home improvement projects were the impetus for Patrick Pryor’s experimental painting techniques in his latest body of work. MN Original

  • Northeast Minneapolis Arts District wins "Best" award from USA Today - March 6, 2015

  • Arts at the Plaza - January 21, 2015

    Patrick Pryor is one of the artists behind the new exhibit in the gallery at Civic Plaza. Step inside his studio in Minneapolis to see how his artwork comes to life. City of Bloomington

  • Interactions Featuring Carey Netherton and Patrick Kemal Pryor - January, 2015

    Artists Carey Netherton and Patrick Kemal Pryor both approach their art with the intent to intuitively arrange pieces that can create a whole. Bloomington Theater and Art Center

  • "Mutable Landscapes:" New Work by Patrick Kemal Pryor - November, 2014

    Patrick Kemal Pryor, a Kolman & Pryor Gallery artist and co-owner, has recently become fascinated with traditional landscape painting. In "Mutable Landscapes," his new show of abstract work, Pryor takes a viewfinder approach to investigating movement and transformation in a new series of abstract landscapes. TC Daily Planet

  • "Juicy Steak Moustache 2": Patrick Kemal Pryor enters partnership role at Kolman & Pryor - Mar. 21, 2013

    Anita Sue Kolman Gallery has become Kolman & Pryor Gallery. This change reflects the expanded collaboration between owner Anita Sue Kolman and Patrick Kemal Pryor. Although Pryor has been with the gallery since the beginning, he became a gallery partner with Kolman last summer. The name change comes just in time for the second annual "Juicy Steak Moustache" show. City Pages

  • Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts - April, 2012

    Katie Eiser, chair of Flowers After Hours, says that Straub and Pryor's work demonstrate how integrated art and fashion can be. "The dresses really are works of art," Eiser says. "The painted floral canvases are so unique and cool that we decided to use them in a stand-alone show." City Pages, L'etoile

  • Photo recap: Christopher Straub and Patrick Kemal Pryor at "Fashioned" - Sept 18, 2011

    ...Among those showing were Project Runway's Christopher Straub, who collaborated with painter Patrick Kemal Pryor on a line of architectural dresses. Pryor's imaginative painted "prints" provided the perfect counterpoint to Straub's structured mini dresses and gown, all of which were perfectly wearable yet striking and intriguingly designed, and the color and patterns definitely work in his favor. Dare I say this may be Straub's best work to date. Le Petit Connaisseur de la Mode

  • From Pretty Dead Things To Sharktopus, Patrick Kemal Pryor Does It All - 2010

    Fresh off the close of his most recent art exhibition “Pretty Dead Things,” Minnesota’s Patrick Kemal Pryor (pictured second from right – in the back) is helping promote the SyFy Channel’s redonkulous film “Sharktopus” as well as his admittedly tiny speaking role in it. Minnesota Culture Club Blog

  • Pretty Dead Things Opens - September 2010

    Minnesota artist, Patrick Kemal Pryor will be exhibiting paintings and sculptures incorporating his personal collection of skulls, bone, shells, teeth, exoskeletons and other found objects from the natural world at Normandale Community College's Fine Arts Gallery on September 29-October 30, 2010. The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. and on Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.TC Daily Planet

  • Eric Roberts [and Patrick Pryor] Stars in Syfy Channel Production in Puerto Vallarta - 2010

    American actor Eric Roberts is in Puerto Vallarta starring a movie that will premiere on the Syfy Channel produced by Academy Award-winning American producer Roger Corman. The film's story revolves around an experiment that brings a strange, half-shark, half-octopus creature to life. The production’s tentative title is Blood Coast, but it could be changed to Sharktopus. Virtual Vallarta. Here is the official trailer.

  • Appetizing Art - 2009

    Twin Cities artist Patrick Kemal Pryor recently showed off the fruits (some of which came from the sea) of his labors created during a 10-week stay in New Zealand. At startribune.com/video see video from the private event Pryor held at the home of his patrons Dr. Richard Holt and Dr. Kristen Sparks, area psychiatrists. Star Tribune Watch the video here.

  • Voted "Best of the Twin Cities" - Party Addition - 2008

    Two local artists have been sharing their talents with the public by creating art in front of a crowd. Both Patrick Kemal Pryor and Drew Beson perform to music—Pryor usually paints cool abstracts to jazz-influenced pop, and Beson has collaborated with deejays, producing colorful, sometimes comical works to go with the tunes. Minnesota Monthly.